At the Internal Comms Team we believe strongly in giving something back to our local community. And we put our money where our mouth is.

In 2006, we launched an Internal Comms Team Community Fund with the aim of supporting vulnerable young people in our home city of Bristol. Our Fund is managed by Quartet Community Foundation who manage charitable funds on behalf of companies, organisations and individuals in the West of England, making grants to small local community organisations where they can make a big difference.

We’re building the Fund gradually with donations from our profits and its value has now reached £12,000. Every year we use income from the Fund to make a grant to a local school or community group

Latest grant

St Barnabas CEVC Primary School

The 2017 grant from our Community Fund has gone to St Barnabas CEVC Primary School in Montpelier, an area of Bristol with high indices of deprivation for income, employment, crime and living environment. Our Fund has provided £500 to enable the school to subsidize places on a residential school trip for the least well-off of their year 6 pupils. Our grant will co-fund part of the cost of this valuable extra-curricular activity. We hope the kids love their trip!

Previous grants

Totterdown Children’s Community Workshop
Totterdown Children’s Community Workshop

The children’s centre provides a safe, fun and engaging environment for local kids both after school and during the school holidays.

Our contribution of £800 will make up part of a £2,000 co-funded grant, which has been endorsed by Bristol CityCouncil’s Inclusive Play Project. We are delighted to be able to support this fantastic centre which helps working parents and carers with affordable, high quality, local childcare.

Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club

The Club offers a scheme to divert young people away from anti-social behaviour, crime, drugs and alcohol misuse and to improve the quality of life for young people living in a deprived area of Bristol.

Our grant has helped to fund a Peer Education Program where the more experienced anglers support the less experienced. The aim is to create better opportunities for young people in the area, showing them that there are other options in life and help lead them back into education and they use local partners to open up pathways to employment.

Loveworks Bristol

Loveworks support some of the most vulnerable young people in and around Bristol.

The grant from the TYL Fund helped to pay for a highly successful one to one mentoring programme. The programme benefits the young people by supporting them back into education, employment and training, supporting them with practical issues such as housing & benefits as well as supporting them with their emotional needs and difficulties.

If you would like to know more about Quartet, visit them at: www.quartetcf.org.uk

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