Connecting businesses in Bradford District with opportunities to deliver Social Value with charities, social enterprises and education

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“Good business is where everyone around you benefits; the more you give, the more you get.”

Asghar Ali, CEO of MyLahore

Here are some ideas of ways businesses can help

Donation of Goods

Donation of surplus IT equipment, office furniture or goods to help charities and social enterprises deliver their services more effectively

Skilled Volunteering

Your skills in IT, marketing, business strategy, HR or finance could help organisations in Bradford District to navigate challenging times

Team Volunteering

Team volunteering in community and education settings. Use your skills and time to transform places, spaces and lives

Loan of Equipment

Offer the loan of equipment to support charity events. From event equipment to tools your kit could be doing good when not needed

Buildings and Premises

Providing storage space, vacant office space. meeting rooms, events space or secure parking to charities and social enterprises


Using your fleet and staff to help Charities deliver appeals, move premises or distribute goods to people in need.

Case Studies

How businesses in Bradford are already helping…

Logistics: Installed AV

Installed AV, a leading AV installer in Keighley, provided transport to a number of organisations across the District. This included supporting food banks to collect and distribute food volunteering over 150 hours. IAV also provided warehousing space to increase food storage capacity in Keighley

Donation of goods: Xcel Kitchens, Bathrooms and Fireplaces

Xcel Kitchens, Bradford, donated an £8,000 kitchen to The Immanuel Project.

Skilled Volunteer: Josie Armitage

Josie Armitage, Furloughed Fundraiser, secure £19,500 funding for Charities, The Swan Song Project and The Immanuel Project

Volunteer: Supporting InnChurches

Volunteers spent the day constructing three raised beds for InnChurches

Donation of goods: Morrisons

Morrisons donated over £200 of cleaning products to The Valley Project to help them reopen. They also donated 50 stationary packs to The Bradford Sea Cadets to be distributed to their Sea Cadets

Skilled Volunteer: LCF Law

LCF Law gave pro-bono legal support to Springfield Centre, Participate Projects and Community Action Bradford & District

Additional Support


Give Bradford supporting charities and community groups across Bradford by distributing financial donations from businesses and philanthropists.

To find out more, make a donation or establish a named fund visit the Give Bradford website.

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Community groups and charities in Bradford can get capacity building support through the Here4BDCC partnership. If your organisations needs help visit the website of Community Action Bradford and District for more information.

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Volunteer in Bradford

Individuals who want to volunteer in Bradford District can find a wide range of opportunities through social media, charity websites and national volunteering schemes. For local opportunities visit the Volunteering Bradford managed website.

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Contact Us

Participate Projects
Oakfield Business Centre
39 Carr Lane
BD18 2NQ

    About Us

    Bradford Together is a project of Participate Projects, supported by Bradford Council and The National Lottery Community Fund. The project was established during the Covid-19 crisis; to connect communities with businesses who could offer help and support to the response, recovery and rebuilding. Today Bradford Together matches businesses with community and educational opportunities across Bradford District as part of the Bradford Strategic Infrastructure partnership, delivered by Participate and our partners in Here4BDCC.

    Participate is a Bradford based charity, we support people and organisations to realise their potential by providing support that helps them to develop and grow ideas into sustainable projects and enterprises. Each year we support hundreds of individuals, charities, social enterprises, community groups and schools. The projects we support are found in areas of deprivation, tackle social issues or work with specific client groups. We use skills within our own team to support projects and also lever in the resources of businesses to support our communities.

    Bradford Council
    Participate Projects
    National Lottery Community Funded