TCV - The community volunteering charity

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone.

Whether by conserving a well-loved outdoor space or bringing people together to promote social cohesion, our varied activities connect people and green spaces to deliver lasting outcomes for both.

TCV - working together with our volunteers and communities to deliver practical solutions to the real life challenges they face.

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Who we are

News from TCV

The impact of People’s Postcode Lottery players’ support

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In 2018, players of People’s Postcode Lottery supported TCV with a fantastic £400,000. We received this long-term, unrestricted and flexible funding through the Postcode...

FREE Community Network membership as part of our 60th anniversary

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This year, we are celebrating 60 years of connecting people and green spaces.  Since 1959 TCV has brought people together to create, improve and care for green spaces....


TCV works with thousands of volunteers across the UK, helping them to discover, improve and enjoy their local green spaces and by doing so create happier and healthier communities.

We undertake a range of activities in both urban and rural areas, from planting trees and wildflower meadows, to building stiles, clearing footpaths or creating new food growing projects. Join us and have fun making a difference in your community.

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Helping Kids Grow

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From nature spotting to top tips on how to grow your own vegetables or even build a bird feeder, our Helping Kids Grow website covers it all.

Packed with ideas for children, carers and schools to discover new ways to enjoy green spaces and if you’re still not sure what to do, you can send us a question - we love to help.

Find TCV locally

Find out what TCV is doing near you and how you can get involved.

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  • Keep in touch

    Stay in touch with TCV news by subscribing to our monthly email newsletter or joining our social media community.

  • Blogs

    Sharing stories of TCV people and projects around the country.

  • Careers

    TCV career opportunities across the UK to suit all skills and levels of experience.

  • Safeguarding

    TCV is committed to safeguarding all children and adults at risk who participate in, benefit from or support its work.

Here are some of the organisations that support our vital work...