The Ambache Charitable Trust
Active in raising the profile of women composers by funding people who promote their music to the widest possible circle.
Working to bring self-sustainability, dignity and hope to the young people in Uganda through investing in vocational training, educational opportunities and holistic life-skills.
Anywaa Survival Organisation
Aims to relief the need and advancement of education of the Anywaa peoples in the Gambela, Akobo, Pochalla and Jokau regions of Ethiopia, Sudan and elsewhere.
Association of IVC Clubs
Network of social events clubs for graduates, professionals and like-minded people. Includes joining information and links to local clubs.
BeBrave Community Care Group (BCCG)
Seeks to promote, preserve and protect the mental, physical, health and social welfare of young people within the community through mentoring, programs, counselling, enabling and motivating.
BEN – Support for Life
A not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families.
A national, registered charity which provides specialist support for thousands of vulnerable people and their families, every month.
The Charley Paige Trust
Grant making trust providing funds for equipment and services that are not always available on the NHS.
A national children's charity providing free respite breaks to disadvantaged children from all over the UK.
Children Change Colombia
UK charity working exclusively in Colombia. They work with children and their families to challenge poverty, inequality, discrimination and violence.
Children in Crossfire
Established in 1996, Children in Crossfire help the most vulnerable children on the planet who suffer from the injustices of poverty.
Civil Defence Association
Only organisation in the United Kingdom which represents past and serving volunteers engaged in Civil Defence activities.
Founded in 1979 to develop programmes for cross-border and cross community cooperation. Includes information about their current projects, partners, and their offices in Ireland, Northern Ireland, the UK, and the US.
Offers a wide range of services across England, including community-based and residential substance misuse services, supported housing, specialist services for young people and families and carers, and domestic abuse services.
Design and deliver projects that enable those who are excluded through disability, disadvantage, ill-health, imprisonment, poverty or social isolation to participate in high quality creative arts experiences.
Creating Better Futures
A small Christian charity that helps to educate and empower orphans and vulnerable children in Zimbabwe, Africa.
Scotland’s national community reuse, repair and recycle charity.
Charity that helps young people and adults to develop their skills, raise their aspirations and reach their full potential.
Works with groups of the most disadvantaged young people to tackle social exclusion and homelessness. Information about their programmes, news, job and volunteer opportunities and news.
Family Holiday Association
The only national charity dedicated to providing seaside breaks and day trips for families struggling with some of the toughest challenges life can bring.
Finnish-British organisation offers language studies, information days, supports Finnish schools, runs a film and book library and publishes Horisontti magazine.
Friends of Buburi
A charity that supports a primary healthcare clinic in the rural community of Buburi, Western Kenya.
Friends of Chernobyl's Children
A registered charity raising funds to bring children, who are at risk, from Belarussia to the United Kingdom. Includes details of the children and how to get involved.
The Gaia Foundation
Promotes sustainable lifestyles and local economies. Includes news, events and publications; and documents on a range of biodiversity-related issues can be downloaded.
Gift of Sight Appeal
Established with the aim of funding world-class research into the prevention and treatment of blindness.
A befriending service in which volunteers can help with administration, lifts or accompanying people to shops, garden centres and appointments or just being company for them at home.
Promotes human rights and social change around the world by making grants and supporting grantmakers.
Good Things Foundation
A social change charity that supports socially excluded people to improve their lives through digital technology.
Grand Order of Water Rats
Fraternity and charity organisation for performers and entertainers. Contains a history, FAQ and members list.
Details of a charity where retired racehorses are used to help children with learning difficulties. [PDF].
Supports communities in need, working with partners to help improve the quality of people’s lives, their prospects and the places where they live, work and play.
HCPT – The Pilgrimage Trust
Charity which travels with disabled and disadvantaged children and adults on pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes, in Lourdes, France.
A professional association for the helpline sector; includes a directory of helplines, information about membership and services, profile and contacts.
The Henry Smith Charity
A large grant making charity to organisations and charities throughout the UK for initiatives and projects that address social inequality and economic disadvantage.
Heroes Children Fund
Charity providing children of fallen military and emergency service personnel and charity workers with days out, activities and holidays.
A UK based charity working in Nepal and the Himalayan Mountains to give educational and medical support.
National voice of Christian action in the field of housing and homelessness.
The IMPACT programme, across 11 countries of Africa and Asia, prevents and treats needless disability; improves health; and as a consequence, alleviates poverty.
In Kind Direct
Charity which re-distributes new goods donated by British manufacturers and retailers to voluntary organisations working at home and abroad. Presents information for charities, donors and businesses, with FAQ.
John Muir Trust
Conservation charity dedicated to protecting precious wild places.
The Karibuni Trust
Registered charity that raises awareness about the plight of children living on the streets and in the slums in areas of urban and rural poverty in Kenya; and to raise money to support projects to meet their needs.
Kennet and Avon Canal Trust
A volunteer led Charity Trust which reopened the Canal in 1990 as a 87 mile long heritage and leisure park which runs between Reading and Bristol.
KeyRing's vision is for vulnerable people to be at the heart of their community, sharing their skills and talents for everyone's benefit.
Kids Run Free
Charity that organises fun, running based activities for children in their local parks and schools.
Provides fun and positive experiences for children throughout the UK who are living in refuge, economic hardship or with other acute disadvantages.
A charity that distributes recycled and donated football kit to Africa.
Malawi Education Link
Involves volunteers and resources from the United Kingdom to better the quality of education offered to Malawian school children and the standard of living of many disadvantaged people in remote regions of Malawi.
Mark Evison Foundation
Set up in 2009 to promote the personal, mental and physical development of young people. It provides funds to enable young people to stretch themselves constructively and so gain more confidence, courage and self-reliance, as well as new skills.
Addresses methods to help boost self-esteem and well-being of disabled people (and individuals with long-term health conditions) enabling them to play as active roles in society as possible.
Project that aims to map the world’s most vulnerable communities: areas that are affected by natural disasters, poverty, epidemics, and other crises.
National Benevolent Institution
Offering financial and other assistance to people in need, over the age of 50. Provides information about the charity's background and how to seek help.
Neighbourhood Action Groups
Problem-solving bodies in the UK which are focused on tackling the top priorities as identified by their communities.
Main purpose is to facilitate networks of mutual support amongst vulnerable people in various parts of Scotland.
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts; established to to encourage innovation and creativity to tackle economic and social challenges. Describes their wide range of programmes and research, areas of work, news, and contacts.
Exists to serve individuals who are homeless or vulnerably-housed through the provision of accommodation and opportunities to transform lives.
UK Jewish charity, supporting children and families with learning disabilities.
Established in 1810, the Oddfellows is one of the largest and oldest friendly societies in the UK, with over 310,000 members across 124 Branches nationwide.
Out of Africa Campaign Charities Page
Showcases some of the charitable work being done by former and current African footballers who have played in the UK, as well as other organisations using football as a tool to raise the aspirations of young children from disadvantaged circumstances in Africa.
Works to reclaim ancient paths and neglected highways, to connect a dislocated modern people with the richness of their heritage and their cosmos.
Founded in 1972 to provide support to enable people experiencing social exclusion to gain the confidence and self esteem needed for them to reach their optimum level of independence and full potential in life.
Offers free, independent and professional advice on town and country planning issues to community groups and individuals who cannot afford to pay a planning consultant.
Charity providing information, advice, support and advocacy to people who experience disability, vulnerability, distress and social exclusion.
Works closely with the Prison Service to enable people in prison to write safely to volunteer correspondents in the community. This reduces the isolation of those prisoners who otherwise have little or no support from the outside world – and assists in their rehabilitation back into society.
Project Linus UK
A volunteer organisation which provides homemade quilts, blankets and incubator covers to children in hospitals and hospices.
Raises money to help returning Armed Forces personnel suffering with Post Traumatic Stress, and other related conditions, as a result of conflict.
An independent, non-party, charitable think tank whose mission is to set out a better way to deliver public services and economic prosperity.
Sabre Charitable Trust
A partnership between two independent but linked charities, registered in the UK with the Charity Commission and in Ghana with the Department of Social Welfare and working in southern Ghana to improve the futures of poor and marginalised children.
The SAFE Foundation
Founded in 2006 to assist in the provision of grants of money and materials that contribute to poverty relief in developing countries.
Providing confidential emotional support, 24 hours a day. Offers personal stories, as well as information about the Samaritans' services, mental health advice and details of how you can donate or volunteer.
Provides housing and support for homeless young people, adults and families.
Spirit of Peace
A developing UK based charity, with a heartfelt vision to foster greater peace, understanding and equality in the global society.
Suited for Success
UK based charity that collects and provides donated interview clothes for unemployed men and women to wear to a job interview.
A network of members who run social eating spaces, cooking for their communities with love.
Tipping Point North South
A co-operative that supports and initiates creative, campaign-driven projects that advance the global social justice agenda.
Social care organisation. Provide services for people with complex needs, including those affected by drug and alcohol misuse, mental health problems and those with a learning disability.
UN Association of the UK (UNA-UK)
A UK-wide grassroots movement committed to a strong, credible and effective UN. Includes a profile, resources, and information about their activities, local branches, and events.
Members pool at least 1% of their income/ revenue to empower people, build community, develop co-ops and create commons.
Us in a Bus
An independent, not-for-profit organisation that work with a wide range of people who have profound learning disabilities and complex needs, all of whom find communication a challenge.
An international volunteering charity which seeks to enable volunteers to make a real and significant difference to the lives of some of the poorest children and communities in the world.
Vision Aid Overseas
An international charity dedicated to transforming access to eyecare services in developing countries.
A team of more than 250 dedicated people who strive to make life better for those who are experiencing homelessness.
Nonprofit organisation supporting children living in some of the most dangerous war zones.
Willing and Abel
Seeks to provide connections between children in developing nations and specialist centres, helping with visas, passports, transportation and finances.
A national umbrella organisation which represents projects working with women who have offended and those at risk of offending.
Yoga for Health and Education Trust
Not-for profit-making company set up by past members of the Yoga for Health Foundation. The new organisation aims to build a residential centre in the centre of England that will promote the benefits of yoga to all - including those who are disabled.
Zoë Education Trust
Aims to give children living in poverty the chance of a brighter future through education.