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Our funders and partners

Barnwood Trust is a charitable foundation dedicated to creating the potential in Gloucestershire for disabled people and people with mental health problems to make the most of their lives. We won’t give up until Gloucestershire is a place where everyone with a disability or mental health problem is valued for who they are and what they can give, can do the things they love, and feel fully welcome in their communities. Show me more

We are delighted to welcome Cheltenham Racecourse as sponsors of our Active Schools programme. Cheltenham Racecourse is at the heart of almost every aspect of Jump racing. This is the place where owners, trainers, jockeys, stable staff and breeders dream of having winners. We have many young racing fans in the region leading to the creation of Junior Jumpers, a free membership club for under 18’s. Our exclusive club encourages young racegoers to really feel part of our racing community. Each member will receive a collector’s book, metal swing badge, metal pin badge and a welcome letter. Jump online to read more about our great initiative to get young racing fans more involved with our sport. Show me more

Sponsors of our Active Workplaces Programme, Creed Foodservice are dedicated to creating a great place for people to work in. Active Gloucestershire is working with Creed Foodservice to increase activity levels for more sedentary roles such as drivers and desk based positions within the organisation. Creed has achieved a Best Companies ‘one to watch’ status for two consecutive years, followed by a best companies one star in 2017 and is an ambitious family business within the foodservice industry. They deliver a great range of multi-temperature food products, including the butchery and fresh range to caterers across the country from their bases in Gloucestershire, Derbyshire, and Buckinghamshire. Show me more

The Going the Extra Mile (GEM) Project is committed to help move people closer towards education, training, volunteering or work, including self-employment. This programme will reconnect people with their local services through their communities and ultimately help them achieve their desired outcome, whether through a working or educational related route. The GEM Project understands that everyone is unique, with different needs and requirements, impacting on their step into the world of employment, education or training. The GEM Project is jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund. Show me more

Gloucester City Council is the local authority for Gloucester, which is split into 18 wards, with a total of 39 councillors elected to serve on the City Council. Show me more

Supporters of Beat the Street Gloucester, Gloucester City Homes (GCH) is an independent registered housing association which owns and manages 4,450 rented homes, 270 leasehold properties, 60 shared ownership properties, 30 commercial units and 52 homeless units. Highly valued and trusted by tenants, they are recognised as one of the best housing providers in the country through independent accreditation including the cabinet office Customer Service Excellence Standard, Investors in People Gold Award; Sunday Times Top 100 non-profit making organisation; the Equalities Standard and the British Standards Institute ISO 9001 recognition for quality management processes. Show me more

Gloucestershire Community Foundation is an independent charity and one of 46 Community Foundations in the UK. We work with donors to connect funds to local need, helping to overcome disadvantage in Gloucestershire. We have two main roles; to manage the funds of our donors professionally and to make grants to charities and voluntary organisations in Gloucestershire. Our aim is to build a permanent and sustainable endowment for the communities of Gloucestershire. Show me more

Gloucestershire County Council is a county council which administers the most strategic local government services in the non-metropolitan county of Gloucestershire, in the South West of England. The council’s principal functions are county roads and rights of way, social services, education and libraries, but it also provides many other local government services in the area it covers. Show me more

Supporters of the Beat the Street Gloucester programme, Gloucestershire Gateway Trust works in partnership to deliver sustainable income to benefit local communities Gloucestershire Gateway Trust was formed in 2007 bringing together a group of leading local business people and social entrepreneurs. They aim to generate long-term community benefit and sustainable income for charitable partners working in target communities in Gloucester and Stroud. Show me more

Sponsors of our Active Schools Programme, Hartpury University and Hartpury College is the fantastic location for many of our Gloucestershire School Games events, competitions and festivals. We also run a large volunteering programme with Hartpury with over 200 young people supporting Gloucestershire’s Active Schools. Show me more

NHS Gloucestershire CCG is a clinically led membership organisation (all 81 GP practices in Gloucestershire are members) responsible for commissioning (buying) local NHS services to meet the needs of local people. These services include emergency care services, operations or treatments that can be planned in advance, community services and mental health services. Show me more

Podsmead Big Local is about bringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make our area an even better place to live. We all want to help make Podsmead a thriving and sustainable community which is: Engaged, Enterprising and Energised.

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The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner aims to reduce crime and improve community safety across Gloucestershire. Its priorities focus on lessening the vulnerability of older residents, equipping young people with the tools needed to become responsible adults, better management of the county’s day and night time economies, making the county’s roads safer and tackling cybercrime. By working towards delivering these outcomes, the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner aspires to make Gloucestershire a safer and stronger community in which to live. Show me more

Public Health Gloucestershire are responsible for improving and protecting the health and wellbeing of the local community. Overall health in Gloucestershire is good and generally better than the England average; however like everywhere, the health of some of our communities is not improving at the same rate as others. A key focus of public health is reducing inequalities in health between different groups of people and communities. Show me more

From traditional team sports to activities like walking or going to the gym – we’re building an active nation that caters for everyone. In May 2016 we launched our current strategy and outlined the work we will do between 2017 and 2021 to increase the number of people getting active. It’s our response to the Government’s Sporting Future Open in a new window strategy, which was published in December 2015. Our vision is that everyone in England, regardless of age, background or ability, feels able to take part in sport or activity. Some might be fit and talented, but others won’t be so confident. Show me more

With thanks to The Summerfield Charitable Trust for their support of our Active for Life Ambassadors programme.
Established in 1989, The Summerfield Charitable Trust continues to invest in imaginative projects in the county of Gloucestershire, and in 2017 alone, distributed grants totalling over half a million pounds. Show me more

Founding Partner of Gloucestershire Moves, the University of Gloucestershire is a public university based in Gloucestershire, England. It is located over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester, namely Francis Close Hall, Park and Oxstalls. Show me more