of the UK would donate food to those in need*


of the UK would cook for someone struggling*


new community initiatives started as a result of Community Camp

How to start a community project

If you’re passionate about making a positive impact in your community, why not start your own project? There are wonderful people just like you at the heart of many community initiatives, offering support and spreading kindness every single day. 

We’ve got practical guides, inspiration and a full support network to help you get your project off the ground. Whether you need advice on funding, finding volunteers or just someone to chat to about your ideas, get started on your community project today.


Get started

Hold a Big Lunch for the Month of Community

There’s still time to hold a Big Lunch in 2024!

Our pack is still available and it’s full of handy downloadable resources and exclusive content to help you plan and host your Big Lunch.

We can’t wait to see where your Big Lunch might take you!

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Find funding for your community project

Many great community projects are built with little or no money, but if yours needs an injection of cash, our fundraising tips and guides are here to help!


Find funding for your community

Our network on the ground

Do you have an idea to support your community, but not quite sure how to get started? We have an amazing team of Community Network Developers, who work in regions all across the UK to help you bring your ideas to life.

Whether you need advice, resources or just someone to chat to, they’re just at the end of an email or phone call. They can also help you meet other like-minded people near you!

I started to believe that what I did was important, it did matter, and it did make a positive difference to our community.

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