Our funders

Supporters, thank you!

A big ‘thank you’ to the organisations that have given funding and resources to BCM. By supporting us they have, in turn, helped many people boost the success of their community groups and projects across Birmingham. 

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The National Lottery

The National Lottery’s Reaching Communities fund is our core funding, enabling us to run BCM, grow our team, and develop the support we offer to community and voluntary groups across Birmingham.

Birmingham City Council

Early in BCM’s journey, Birmingham City Council  supported us to hold sessions in Bournville. We do ongoing work with the Neighbourhood Development and Support Unit and several Neighbourhood Network Schemes.

Severn Trent, wonderful on tap

Severn Trent Community Fund

In February 2023, Severn Trent Community Fund awarded us with £11,300 of funding towards our core costs. This will help us continue our work in supporting small voluntary and community groups across Birmingham, in 2023-24.

We've been funded! The Dulverton Trust Fund. Thank you. Heart of England Community Foundation.

The Dulverton Trust Fund

In February 2023, the Heart of England Community Foundation awarded us with a small grant from The Dulverton Trust Fund, towards our core costs. Thank you to them both! 

Barrow Cadbury Trust

A grant from independent charitable foundation Barrow Cadbury Trust enabled us to develop our peer learning model. With this grant, we commissioned experts from the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham to evaluate our approach.

Heart of England Community Foundation

A Comic Relief Core Strength award, which was administered by the Heart of England Community Foundation, enabled us to access the skills and knowledge we needed to spread the word about BCM.

A huge ‘thank you’ also to the Grimmitt Trust, Lillie Johnson Charitable Trust and WE Dunn Trust for small grants towards BCM’s core costs. Every contribution helps us to help people setting up, running or growing their small community groups. In turn, these community groups bring support and joy to people across Birmingham every week!

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