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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

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

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

Newcastle City of Sanctuary

Newcastle City of Sanctuary

Newcastle City of Sanctuary is part of a network of towns and cities throughout the country that are proud to be places of safety, and which include people seeking sanctuary fully in the lives of their communities. We have a partnership which provides a range of services for refugees and asylum seekers. Read More

The Comfrey Project

The Comfrey Project

The Comfrey Project is a charity which works with refugees and people seeking asylum at our centre in Windmill Hills, Gateshead, and two allotment sites. Our aim is to improve their conditions of life and general wellbeing, while building skills, resilience, confidence, self-esteem and purpose. We provides refugees and people seeking asylum across Tyneside with a safe, welcoming environment, which promotes personal well-being through a sense of place and belonging. This is achieved by various shared creative crafts… Read More

the4Cs – Climate Change Community Champions

the4Cs – Climate Change Community Champions

the4Cs is a charity working with local people, organisations and minority groups to promote environmental sustainability. We also work in partnership with groups and organisations based in developing countries on community-based environmental projects. We have links with South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. the4Cs currently works with refugees, asylum seekers and other ‘hard to reach’ communities in North East England and currently comprises of committee members from different communities, backgrounds and areas of expertise. Currently our main project… Read More