The Centre for African Entrepreneurship is a South-Wales based registered Charity (1163348) that aims to inspire, support and promote Ethnic Minority entrepreneurship. It was created to tackle poverty, inequality, and the issues and challenges faced by migrants in the UK.
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The ACE project’s overall aim is to enable black and minority ethnic (BAME) and migrant individuals living in Wales to gain sustainable employment. The project focuses on the delivery of training and employment support to people from BAME and migrant backgrounds.
CBO is an affiliated umbrella forum and registered charitable and one of the leading community led Voluntary Sector Organisation in Sandwell.
Ethnic Minority Council (EMC) is a local, not-for-profit infrastructure organisation. We aim to provide support and guidance for the BAME voluntary and community sector in Wolverhampton through capacity building, networking, training and collaboration.
The BAMEed Network is a movement initiated in response to the continual call for intersectionality and diversity in the education sector. We connect, enable and showcase the talent of diverse educators so they may inspire future generations.
During the past twelve years, ACH has changed from a small scale housing provider, located in inner-city Bristol, to a leading provider of resettlement and integration services for refugee and newly arrived communities in the UK.
BCHA are a major provider of a diverse range of housing, support and learning services for socially excluded people. Although based in Bournemouth, they currently deliver services across the South from Plymouth to Reading.
The Beehive Centre aims to reduce social isolation and connect communities in Whitehall and St. George. The Centre hosts social events and activities and many activities are tailored to the needs of older people (55+ years).
Milestones Trust in Bristol support people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, dementia and complex behavioral needs to help toward living a more creative, meaningful and richer life.
Borderlands has been supporting refugees, asylum seekers and those with insecure immigration status in the wider Bristol area since 2011. They help refugees, asylum seekers and those with insecure immigration from exclusion to belonging.
Bristol Homeless Connect is a website which has information about how people can get help, find out how to help, or find out more information about rough sleeping in Bristol. They offer support on topics including healthcare, laundry, gambling support, work and training, drug/alcohol support, food and much more.
St Pauls Advice Centre offers specialist advice, information and casework services on welfare benefits, debt and money, employment, housing, immigration, discrimination, domestic violence and other community care issues. They offer independent, impartial, confidential, non-judgemental and free advice.
One25 are a Bristol-based charity that work with women facing multiple vulnerabilities.
Nilaari are a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic-led charity with over 20 years experience delivering social care support, talking therapies and training to adults and young people. Nilaari’s services are available to ALL communities across Bristol.
Aid Box Community provides support, supplies and sanctuary to Bristol’s refugees and asylum seekers.
The Bristol and Avon Chinese Women’s Group exists to support the health and social care needs of Chinese women and their families in Bristol and the surrounding area. They provide assistance, advice, representation and services, as well as facilities for recreation and leisure time.
As a Muslim Cultural Society, their aim is to empower the Muslim community in Bristol and the surrounding area to further the economic (employment, enterprise, training) educational, recreational, cultural and social needs of the Muslim community.
The Black South West Network (BSWN) build dynamic, independent and strong Black communities, businesses and organisations that are empowered to flourish while challenging systemic barriers and forging a true path. Their work covers enterprise and innovation, cultural inclusion, as well as research and knowledge. They run events, broker relationships and more.
Dhek Bhal provides a range of quality services to the South Asian community in Bristol and South Gloucestershire, including respite services for carers of South Asian elders, a Daycentre for frail and disabled elderly individuals, outreach support schemes, carer support groups, women's and men's projects and more.
The Cornwall Refugee Resettlement Network is a committed group who are passionate about Cornwall being a place of welcome, refuge and sanctuary. They offer practical support such as sponsorship, workshops, providing resources, campaigning and running conferences to communicate with the local community.
Inter-Ethnic Forum is an organisation that aims to help ethnic minorities within the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area.
The aim is to assist with the process of integration as this can often seem difficult and daunting to new comers, as well as promoting positive community cohesion the Inter-Ethnic Forum also platforms other cultures n the local community.
Glenshane Community Development Limited provides low-cost workspace, educational & training courses, Advice Service, migrant support, room hire, luncheon club for the elderly, and a drop-in facility. To find out more visit the Facebook page.
Community Intercultural Programme (CIP) is an organisation that strongly believes in community development and social cohesion. CIP believes that through social inclusion a wide array of innovative opprtunites for community development arise. CIP. CIP seeks to promote integration between communities and works towards the creation of a society in which all are respected regardless of race/nationality.
The National Children's Bureau is an organisation that seeks to address and reduce the inequalities that prevent children from achieving their lives to the fullest and reaching their full potential in and around Northern Ireland.
The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network (TERN). We enable refugees to thrive through the power of their own ideas. We do this through providing them with access to business support networks and business financing, designed to help accelerate them towards launching sustainable businesses.
A facebook group for PoC working the social impact sector to support and connect with each other
Disability Action is a Northern Ireland charity that works with people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, sensory disabilities, hidden disabilities, and mental health disabilities. This organisation offers up a range of services from advice, advocacy, driving support, education and training, transport, legal and work advice.
ASCERT is a charity that has been providing services across Northern Ireland that have been reducing alcohol and drug-related harm in communities across Northern Ireland.
Autism NI is a parent-led partnership organisation fashioned to encourage constructive partnerships amongst parents, professionals, and autistic individuals and to address the need for appropriate services.
A non-profit organisation which prioritises and advances the representation of Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds within psychiatry and psychology.
A facebook group for People of Colour working (or aspiring to work) in journalism, media and the arts to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
A facebook group for People of Colour working (or aspiring to work) in campaigns to share opportunities, concerns and questions.
Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) understand that everyone’s individuals and unique experience of sight loss and therefore offers up help and support for blind and partially sighted people. Services are varied and extensive and this can be from practical and emotional support, campaigning for change, reading services etc.
The All Ways Network works to empower small charities working with Muslims
They believe in having a strong support networks for our community of charities especially within the current rocky climate in the UK, with its constant cuts from the government.
Award-winning research and project work that influences decision-making at policy and practice levels.
A POC led campaign group tackling institutional racism within the charity sector.
The UK's leading independent race equality think-tank, working end racism.
Follow them for updates on their work and research.
Refugee Action has published a useful new handbook with information and advice on how charities working with asylum seekers and refugees are addressing challenges around Covid-19.
Grants Online is the UK's most comprehensive and up to date UK grant funding information service.
A number of organisations have launched funding programmes to assist local organisations in responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Good Finance has curated a list of over 60 grants and funds that social enterprises and charities in the UK can apply to. They also have a Covid-19 resource hub with tools and resources for operations, remote working and navigating funding.
Ubele aims to build community resilience and sustainability through knowledge generation and learning, they connect individuals across diasporas and generations.
They have a range of resources to support BAME communities through COVID-19, including a weekly bulletin and a series of online workshops.
Yapp Charitable Trust make grants for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.
The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of people of colour innovators, change makers, activists, artists and social leaders dedicated to social change.
They have established a new UK wide-funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice.