Local Projects

Green Teams

Green Teams

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.

Green Doctor

Green Doctor

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.

Building a better tomorrow with JLL

Building a better tomorrow with JLL

JLL are one of the UK’s leading corporate property management, investment and development companies, which make them the perfect partner for Groundwork UK as we share one important common goal – to create better places for communities to thrive.

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

Kick the Dust: Future Proof Parks

A National Lottery Heritage Fund programme that aims to get more young people interested and involved in preserving their local park and green space heritage.

NCS UK Year of Service

NCS UK Year of Service

Groundwork will work with young people aged 18-24 through the ‘Green Projects’ initiative - an internship providing high quality paid placements for young people in community-facing environmental roles.

Kickstart Scheme

Kickstart Scheme

Groundwork’s Kickstart scheme will provide 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.

Natural Neighbourhoods

Natural Neighbourhoods

Providing training and jobs for young people while improving parks and green spaces in the most deprived areas of the East, Midlands, and North.

City and Guilds Foundation

City and Guilds Foundation

Groundwork has partnered with the City & Guilds Foundation to launch a new employability programme aimed at helping offenders thrive in a growing market for ‘green skills’.

Groundwork Youth

Groundwork Youth

Groundwork Youth is an online network of 16 – 24 year olds passionate about promoting positive environmental behaviours in their communities.

Green Leaders

Green Leaders

Green Leaders helps 16 – 20 year-olds develop their ideas for community green space projects that challenge local attitudes towards the environment.

Energising Communities

Energising Communities

Energising Communities is an energy efficiency programme that aims to deliver energy saving advice and support to the most vulnerable households to help tackle fuel poverty.

Transforming Places With Avison Young

Transforming Places With Avison Young

Avison Young (formerly GVA), one of the UK's leading and most diverse property management companies, have been working with us since 2013 to transform outdoor spaces in disadvantaged areas in order to help improve health and wellbeing to disadvantaged people as well as help Groundwork raise funds to support the lives of local communities.