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Impact

Our impact in 2017-2018
We help people across the UK 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 £84 million into communities

Supported 7,000 local community organisations 

Improved or maintained 4.5 million m2 of land, and planted 13,000 trees

Helped people to avoid 8,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions

Diverted 41,000 tonnes of waste from landfill

Worked with 1,200 schools and supported 2,600 businesses 


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Beyond the numbers

The report also showcases the amazing communities, individuals and organisations that we help every day including young people, Jordan and Megan who have overcome adversity and personal issues to get on track to a positive future, thanks to support from Groundwork projects. Keen horticulturist, Sue, 69, and Men in Shed’s volunteer, Keith, 79 have also shown that age is just a number after they both been involved in local projects run by Groundwork.

View all our case studies to see how we're changing places and changing lives every day.

These stories and thousands of others just like them each year inspire us to do what we do.

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Our impact in 2016-2017

Read our 2016 annual review

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Annual Report and Financial statements

View our Annual Report and financial statements here.

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Our impact in 2014-2015

Read our impact report from 2014-2015

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Our impact in 2013 - 2014

£82 million invested in communities through 4,200 projects

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Our impact in 2012-2013

Read our impact report from 2013

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Our impact over 10 years

Our impact from 2003 - 2013.

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Our impact in 2011-2012

Read our impact report from 2012

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Our impact in 2010-2011

Read our impact report from 2011

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Our impact in 2009-2010

Read our impact report from 2010

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