Our Funders and Supporters

Communities First Foundation is delighted to be working with and/or supported by the following organisations:

Academy Conditioning specialise in providing sports science and fitness testing education. Delivering workshops and programs for schools, colleges, organizations, and community-based programmes. They also help support athletes and teams to assess their fitness and physical performance for their specific sport. Their aim is to help young people, athletes and teams improve their physical fitness and athletic development, working with athletes and teams from grassroots to elite levels.

The Angling Trust is a not-for-profit organisation, representing anglers, fighting for fish, fishing and the environment. They are recognised by the Government as the National Governing Body for angling in England and partner with Visit Wales and NRW to promote Fishing in Wales. They are a member-based organisation made up of anglers of all disciplines providing a united front to represent, grow and protect our sport.

The BMETVFM Charitable Foundation is working to change the way that the media portrays many of the issues that affects ethnic minorities. As part of this process, BMETV is working to encourage more people from the ethnic minorities to train for and obtain jobs within the media sector. They also have established an internet Television Channel and a digital Archive on Black and Asian History 1900 to 2018.

Brent London Borough Council provide residents and visitors to Brent access to a wide range of council services including Community, Housing, Planning and Social Services.

Careers in Football deliver career services, workshops and Programme’s for a variety of organisation’s and education providers, from primary Schools to universities.

The Childhood Trust is London's child poverty charity, dedicated to alleviating the impact of poverty on children and young people living in the capital.

Croydon London Borough Council residents and visitors to Croydon access to a wide range of council services including, libraries, waste collection and disposal, traffic, and most roads and environmental health.

Enable Leisure and Culture is a not-for-profit organisation, providing leisure and cultural services for the benefit of local communities who are committed to ‘doing things differently’, putting health, wellbeing and community at the centre of everything they do. Enables aim is to enrich lives and strengthen communities through leisure and culture. We are proud to manage a diverse portfolio of public services on behalf of Wandsworth Council.

The Football Foundation work with the Premier League and the Football Association and central Government. They are a charity that helps communities improve their local football facilities through football grants and ongoing advice and support.

Groundwork is a federation of charities mobilising practical community action on poverty and the environment across the UK. They are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances.

Hillsong Church UK is a Christian megachurch in the United Kingdom which whilst independent is , is also part of Hillsong Church global. Through the Football United programme dozens of young refugees and asylum seekers of all Currently running in 4 locations across London and Surrey, Football United provides a place where young refugees and asylum seekers who are new to the UK find a community that is safe, inclusive and supporting.

The Hilden Charitable Fund is a grant making foundation. They award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries. The aim of the Fund is to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level.

The Mayors Fund for London works with young Londoners aged 4-24 years, with a focus on those from low income households who are in crisis or who are from vulnerable groups . They target their interventions in schools and communities in areas of economic disadvantage.

The National Lottery raises money for good causes. They recognise that communities come in all shapes and sizes, and aim to make National Lottery funding available for as many groups as they are able to fund. They have 12 distributors of money raised by the players of The National Lottery, which fund projects and activities that transform communities, protect heritage, and enrich lives through arts, sports and culture.

The Paul Canoville Foundation was founded by ex-professional football player, Paul Canoville - Chelsea’s first black footballer player . The Foundation works with schools and youth organisations to promote confidence, well being, diversity and resilience through workshops and sporting activities in conjunction with our partners.

The Roy Evans Foundation is believing in young disadvantaged people and giving them the tools to succeed with innovative education, entrepreneurial development, and community-driven aid.

Sport England is the arms-length body of government responsible for growing and developing sport and healthy activity from grassroots through to Elite Sport. Their principal aim remains to getting more people active across England.

Sporting Capital invests in organisations that make a difference by developing people and communities through sport. They provide sport organisations, social enterprises , charities and profit with purpose businesses within England with loan funding up to £150,000.

Westminster City Council is a London borough council that is entitled to be known as a city council, which is a rare distinction in the United Kingdom. It provides Council residents and visitors to the City of Westminster with access to a wide range of council services including, libraries, Council Tax, planning, parking waste collection and disposal ,environmental health, traffic, and, licensing.