Around half a million young people were ‘economically inactive’ – not in learning or employment and not looking for work - a number which is rising since Covid-19. Groundwork Green Teams teach practical horticulture and landscape skills to people who need support to get into employment.
Groundwork's Green Doctors are energy efficiency experts who visit people in their homes across the UK, helping vulnerable households to save money and stay warm and well. With 1 in 10 households in the UK experiencing fuel poverty, it's a crucial lifeline for many residents.
The John Lewis Partnership Community Investment Fund is a targeted employment initiative that will support unemployed people on a route to employment, through practical real-life experience working on local community projects.
Groundwork’s Kickstart scheme has provided hundreds of young people with their first jobs in community and environmental work, helping them to develop the skills they need to be at the forefront of a new green economy.
Groundwork East is delivering the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia progamme in Suffolk and Norfolk, with Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council and NWES, thanks to European Union Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
Groundwork East offers a range of Climate Commitment Support Services that have been designed to provide independent and impartial support for your organisation to deliver on its carbon reduction goals across the East of England.
Veg Fest is the inter-school growing competition that runs throughout the growing season, culminating in a celebration. It helps schools to set up and run their own growing club and run growing sessions, across the East of England.
In the East of England, the Green Team provides support, training and work experience to help participants improve their landscaping skills, and employability whilst working on a real-life community project.
Groundwork East's horticultural therapy programmes encourage adults and young adults to learn and enjoy gardening and food growing techniques to improve their physical & mental health and well-being, across the East of England.