The Conservation Volunteers creates healthy, happy communities for everyone.
Through our own environmental projects and through our network of 2,000 community groups, we see people - every day, and all across the UK - joining in and feeling good. Our corporate partners help to make it all happen through sponsorship, secondments and employee volunteering.
The scaling up of Green Gyms across the country is being supported by Nesta and the Cabinet Office, through the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund. The Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund supports the growth of innovations that mobilise people’s energy and talents to help each other, working alongside public services.
See more at www.nesta.org.uk/project/centre-social-action-innovation-fund
People’s Health Trust invests in organisations with great ideas to create fairer places to grow, live, work and age. So far, People’s Health Trust has funded 49 TCV projects totaling £1,870,516 using money raised by society lotteries through The Health Lottery.
Since 2010, we have had nearly 10,000 RBS staff out on Employee Action Days, contributing the equivalent of 70,000 volunteer hours. Through this partnership, TCV provides RBS employees with:
Intu Properties Plc has been an important supporter of The Conservation Volunteers and of Green Gym since 2007, helping us reach communities across Britain, helping them to transform their health and green spaces.
The Mondelēz International Foundation funds TCV to deliver the Health for Life in the community programme in south Birmingham, promoting healthier lifestyles through offering green gyms and developing community allotments for local residents to get involved in growing their own fruit and vegetables.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and the Scottish Government are long term supporters of our work and activities in Scotland. Their support, through funding provided by SNH, allows us to develop volunteering opportunities across Scotland to deliver: