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Angelou Centre

Angelou Centre

The Angelou Centre is a black-led women’s centre based in the Newcastle upon Tyne. We offer a range of holistic women only services for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) women across the North East region. As well as frontline support we also work at strategic and national levels ensuring the voices of BME women are represented and heard. We fully support women with disabilities and LBTQI women. The Angelou Centre is wheelchair accessible. Read More

Arts Connect UK

Arts Connect UK

Arts Connect UK is a Community Interest Company supporting artists from disadvantaged backgrounds in the North East to gain increased access to audiences and markets for their work; to build connections between artists internationally; and to strengthen bonds between communities through experiencing and enjoying the arts. Other areas of work: Business and social enterprise support; Education/training; Voluntary and community sector support. Read More

Bridge and Tunnel

Bridge and Tunnel

Bridge + Tunnel is a BAFTA-nominated media production established in 1997 by award winning-director and producer Tina Gharavi, in Newcastle, England to support “unheard voices, untold stories”. Bridge + Tunnel was founded on a principle of producing work with uncompromising creative vision, cultural sensitivity and artistic experimentation, our portfolio of award-winning work encompasses groundbreaking experimental documentaries, fiction and short films, installations and interactive digital projects, as well as feature films Read More

Common Purpose

Common Purpose

Common Purpose is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 that develops leaders who can cross boundaries. This enables them to solve complex problems both in organizations and in cities. We deliver face-to-face and online leadership programmes for multiple generations of leaders: from students in universities to senior leaders in organizations and society.  Read More

Connected Voice

Connected Voice

Connected Voice (formerly Newcastle CVS) is the infrastructure organisation for the voluntary and community sector in Newcastle and Gateshead, providing a range of support and services to the sector. Read More

English Unlocked

English Unlocked

English Unlocked is a service which teaches techniques for being understood when speaking to people with Limited English Proficiency. Because interpreters aren't always on hand, and if people are straining to understand us, we should have the skills to meet them half way. Training: An English Unlocked training session provides your staff with techniques for overcoming a language barrier without an interpreter, and the opportunity to practise them in a role play situation which is tailor made to… Read More

InterNations Newcastle

InterNations Newcastle

InterNations is a global network to help expatriates share tips and advice on living and working abroad. If you're thinking of moving to Newcastle, or are already an expat there, feel free to join our community where our knowledgeable and experienced members will be happy to answer any questions you might have. Read More

Invest Newcastle

Invest Newcastle

Newcastle is great place to invest, it’s the help you’ll receive too. Whether you’re looking for office space, need the inside track on what’s happening in the region, or want to know how to tap into the best talent, we’re here to help. Invest Newcastle helps businesses to locate, expand and flourish here in Newcastle. We provide a range of support services for existing businesses and potential investors, making it easy to realise your ambitions for growth.… Read More

JET: Jobs Education and Training North

JET: Jobs Education and Training North

We are a registered charity and help people from the BME (Black Minority Ethnic) community, asylum seekers, refugees and New Migrant communities to find work, improve their skills and to integrate with the neighbours and understand their new surroundings. Read More

Lazeez Middle Eastern Kitchen

Lazeez Middle Eastern Kitchen

Lazeez, which means “delicious” in Arabic, is a new café and catering business in Newcastle, based at Fenham Library. It is staffed by resettled refugees who have arrived under the Governments Refugee Resettlement Programme. Lazeez aims to support refugees by offering valuable employment skills and experience, developing English language skills and supporting integration into the local community, whilst also providing a business that offers high quality middle eastern food. Read More

MAD Foundation

MAD Foundation

MAD Foundation’s overall objective is to enable community development projects in Africa and throughout the developing world. At its core is the desire to assist with sustainable programmes, which are not funded from central government, aimed at improving the quality of life for impoverished indigenous communities with an emphasis on children, education and health. Our charitable objective is: 'To advance education and aid in the relief of poverty in any part of the world' Read More

NE England Chamber of Commerce

NE England Chamber of Commerce

We are North East England's largest member organisation, representing around 3,000 businesses. From SMEs to multi-nationals, we bring business people together across a range of member events. We ensure they get access to the best possible support. Our members share conversations, experience and connections. We come together to influence and expand the world we do business in. For over 200 years, we’ve been helping businesses and individuals grow their network, knowledge, influence and reach. Read More

Newcastle Ambassadors

Newcastle Ambassadors

The Newcastle Ambassador Programme directly supports work to encourage inward investment, stimulate local pride and attract and retain talent in Newcastle. Our Ambassadors raise the profile of the city region, either by adopting and using specially created messaging and tools in their existing activity (meetings, conferences, media interviews, blogs and thought leadership) or by responding to requests to represent Newcastle at key opportunities identified and proposed by the Ambassador Programme team. Read More

NewcastleGateshead Initiative

NewcastleGateshead Initiative

NewcastleGateshead Initiative is the destination management and marketing agency for NewcastleGateshead; a public private partnership supported by Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council, working with around 170 private sector partner organisations across NewcastleGateshead and the wider region. Read More

North of England Refugee Service

North of England Refugee Service

The North of England Refugee Service was established in 1989. It is an independent and charitable organisation which exists to meet the needs and promote the interests of asylum seekers and refugees who have arrived or have settled in the North of England. Read More

Shared Interest

Shared Interest

Shared Interest is an ethical investment organisation which aims to alleviate poverty by helping people in remote and disadvantaged communities, to trade and earn a living.  We act co-operatively with over 11,500 investors coming together to achieve a common goal, pooling their £43 million of investments. We then use these funds to provide loans and credit facilities to primarily fair trade businesses, to ensure that farmers are paid on time for their crops. Read More

Sustainable Global Gardens

Sustainable Global Gardens

Sustainable Global Gardens is a North East based charity working to help meet Sustainable Development Goal 1: the eradication of extreme global poverty and hunger.  We work in those communities where income is typically less than $2/day, generally in rural areas where SGG’s field experience can have greatest impact in terms of income-generation and improved quality of life and in those countries where SGG supporters have previous development work experience. These countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia,… Read More

The Millin Charity

The Millin Charity

The Millin Charity has helped thousands of local people facing significant challenges, experiencing isolation or simply running out of options and not sure where to go next. By providing access to a support network of peers and services in the local community each person is able to find the help that best suits their own needs; through working together they have become socially and economically empowered, and able to make a much more active contribution to the… Read More

West End Refugee Service

West End Refugee Service

West End Refugee Service (WERS) is a registered charity which provides support services for asylum seekers and refugees in a friendly, welcoming environment. The range of integrated services aims to address the disadvantage, exclusion and poverty which affect asylum seekers and refugees living in the West End of Newcastle upon Tyne. Read More