There are so many ways to help Grace Eyre, whether that's by volunteering, making a donation or getting your company to support the work we do.
As a volunteer
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer then please contact our human resources department on 01273 222013 or read more about volunteering.
As an individual
Get involved and support the work of Grace Eyre by:
- Making a donation
- Putting on an event
- Just Giving website
- Just Text Giving: simply text EYRE11 £2 / £5 / £10 to 70070 to donate now (eg EYRE11£10)
- In Memoriam
- Give in Celebration
Through an event
For ways in which you can fundraise see our ‘Do It Guide’.
Charitable Trusts and Foundations
Our work enjoys the support of many charitable trusts and foundations. They have been essential in the growth of some of our projects.
Here are some recent examples of the work supported by charitable trusts and foundations.
Travel Buddy Scheme - The Henry Smith Charity gave us 52,000 to support the staffing of the scheme over two years. In addition we have recently received support from The Sobell Foundation who have provided a grant of 10,000 over two years. Other trusts that have helped the scheme include the Sussex Community Foundation, the Argus Appeal and The David Solomons Charitable Trust.
Theatre Appeal - We are currently refurbishing our theatre. We are delighted to have received of 10,000 from the Clothworkers Company, 10,000 from Awards for All and 5,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation. We are aiming to raise 36,000 so we are getting nearer our target.
Better Lives Project - Last year we received £1,000 from the Kathleen Laurence Trust, £500 from the Lynn Foundation and £500 from the Friarsgate Trust to help people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove take part in their city.
We are very grateful to all the charitable trusts and foundations that have supported our projects. We are always looking to build relationships with new trusts and foundations, and have a range of projects and services looking for support.
If you are a trustee of a charitable trust or foundation and are interested in finding out more, then please contact us.
Getting your colleagues and your company supporting The Grace Eyre Foundation can be an exciting and rewarding experience.
There are many ways that businesses can support our work and help us raise the money we need to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities in Brighton & Hove.
Straight donations are an easy and cost effective way of giving, and there are also tax benefits:
Giving through your payroll is so simple. As little as £5 per month from your wage packet can make a real difference to the people we support.
Charity of the Year
We would love to be your charity of the year. We could work in partnership with youf business and give you some great publicity in the community.
Your business can get a great deal of exposure by supporting The Grace Eyre Foundation through sponsorship. We have many advertising opportunities in our publications as well as events that need sponsoring.
There are plenty of rewarding volunteering opportunities at The Grace Eyre Foundation and we are always looking for assistance at our fundraising events.
Gifts In Kind
Lots of companies have excess stock or items that we could raffle or auction to raise money. You might be refurbishing and have some spare equipment that we could make of use of.
Please contact us for more information on any of the above or if you have an idea that you need some assistance with.