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BLOG: International Volunteer Day 2023
As part of International Volunteer Day, Ben Dwyer, Groundwork’s Corporate Partnerships Team Lead in London, reflects on the impact that corporate volunteering has in supporting Groundwork to help local people and places thrive. We facilitate events all over London, improving green spaces and places. A Groundwork project could be anything from renovating a community garden…
NEWS: VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme coming soon
A new funding scheme will soon be opening to help voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations in England improve their energy efficiency. The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is part of a package of over £100 million of support being delivered by the Government to help frontline delivery organisations with the increased cost of living.…
NEWS: Over 70 environmental organisations sign up to be ‘Force of Nature’ to diversify the environmental sector
Over 70 environmental organisations from across the UK have pledged to be a ‘Force of Nature’ in a campaign designed to ask environmental organisations to do more to diversify the green jobs workforce. The campaign calls on the environmental sector to create more accessible pathways into work for young people and will seek to inspire…
NEWS: Groundwork releases five year strategy to create a fairer, greener future for all
Groundwork has set out its vision for the next five years in a strategy designed to create a fair and green future in which people, places, and nature thrive. In the midst of an ever-growing cost of living crisis, the community charity’s bold plans put key emphasis on the importance of tackling social and environmental…
NEWS: Groundwork partners with the Bupa Foundation to support green space projects across the UK
Groundwork have partnered with the Bupa Foundation to award over £500,000 to green projects at over 240 schools, not-for-profits and charities. Bupa Global & UK’s Healthy Cities raised these funds as part of an initiative which saw Bupa people, partners and customers collectively walk close to 1 billion steps in June. To access the funding,…
NEWS: Young adults from Belfast address International conference held in city
A group of young people gave their views at an international youth conference on why the climate and nature emergencies require a more inclusive approach to creating a new green workforce for the future. Speaking as part of a panel discussion at the four-day One Young World Conference, the young adults told the crowd of…