GROUNDWORK
GROUNDWORK
GROUNDWORK
GROUNDWORK

GROUNDWORK

Groundwork is a federation of charities working locally and nationally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities.

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Groundwork near me

Groundwork near me

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Changing places, changing lives

We help people gain confidence and skills, get into training and work, protect and improve green spaces, lead more active lives and overcome significant challenges such as poverty, isolation, low skills and poor health.

Watch Dan's story

Watch Dan's story

“I’m not going to stop, even if it gets hard. I know if I put my mind to it I can do whatever I want to.”

- Dan, trainee on Groundwork's Green Team employment project

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Watch Tamanna's story

“We only have one Earth. If we don’t look after it then who will?”

- Tamanna, Groundwork young ambassador

Watch Tom's story

Watch Tom's story

“They always ask me: when are you coming back, because we need you. It’s a positive to me that I’m a part of the team.”

- Tom, Groundwork volunteer

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Whether you're looking for a grant to turn your community project into a reality, want to partner with us to change lives or simply want to give a few hours a week to a cause that benefits your community, Groundwork can help you do something special.

Our impact

We help people to carry out thousands of projects each year. Tackling climate change. Helping people out of fuel poverty. Bringing out the best in young people by helping them to improve their local area. Building stronger communities by improving green space. Getting people back into work and creating green jobs. Last year alone we:

Invested£96 millioninto communities

Invested
£96 million
into communities

Supported9,100 community organisations

Supported
9,100
community organisations

Unlocked50,000days of social action

Unlocked
50,000
days of social action

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