We help people come together to change the places where they live for the better and to develop their skills, build their confidence and make new friendships.

We give communities the tools to take the lead for themselves, and support collective action to tackle environmental challenges.  We also run community facilities like gardens, allotments and centres and organise events, play and volunteering sessions that bring different groups together, build social connections and boost wellbeing.

Why partner with us:

  • Practical social action: we help people roll up their sleeves and make a practical difference to their surroundings, generating a sense of achievement and leaving a tangible impact.
  • Track record: we’ve been consulting, involving and enabling communities for over three decades, and we understand how to reach those who often aren’t asked for their views.
  • Community enablers: we specialise in helping people get organised and take their first steps towards committed community action.
  • Connecting people to nature: we bring people together through local environmental improvements, and we’re passionate about the benefits of nature and green infrastructure to wellbeing.
  • Multiple outcomes: we design initiatives that improve lives and neighbourhoods in multiple ways: for example improving a local park while also reducing isolation and increasing physical activity.

To get support or partner with us, please email community@groundworknottingham.org.uk

Green Doctor

Offering free, impartial advice to help people to take control of their bills, reduce energy waste in the home, and improve their home and health – all year round.

Connecting with Nature

Promoting a love for the outdoors, an appreciation for nature and looking after our beautiful planet through a variety of activities.

Employability support

We help local people to reach their potential through coaching, training, qualifications, and practical on the job experience through volunteering and other opportunities.