Support us How your business can help How your business can help transform the lives of disadvantaged and vulnerable young people You have the power to make an extraordinary impact. Supporting young people to achieve their potential, you can contribute to a better future for our communities. How would you feel if you knew you had all the talent for that dream opportunity, but you didn’t have the right background, didn’t go to that school, didn’t get those marks? You went to college, not university. Your parents don’t know the right people, you don’t have enough money to afford endless internships. You don’t belong in your own dream. Creative Youth Network works to change that for young people who have all the skill, energy and ambition, but don’t have the right backgrounds, connections and other advantages, the best homelife, freedom from bullying. Your business success can make a huge difference to the lives of these disadvantaged young people living right now on the margins in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. We work with businesses of all sizes and multiple sectors to build long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships. GET IN TOUCH Supporting Creative Youth Network helps young people like Kieran Kieran (17) has lived in Southmead, Bristol his whole life. He found school challenging and has been through difficult family times. He’s passionate about his community, and has strong views on how people are treated, stereotypes he’s faced, and struggles he sees every day. Find out more about Kieran Commercial partnerships By becoming a commercial partner, we will not only improve the lives of disadvantaged young people, but we will provide your business with the opportunity to: Make a tangible difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people Engage new customers and retain your existing clientele Gain positive association with a successful, respected charity Strengthen brand awareness among new and existing audiences Create positive PR opportunities We have several events available for sponsorship including our: Annual production co-created by young people, professional artists and Creative Youth Network’s Creative Department Monthly exhibitions of the work of emerging young talent at The Station, our central-Bristol youth hub Bespoke sponsorship packages Each of these events comes with their own unique and tailored opportunities as well as a ladder of benefits, designed to enhance your experience and thank you for your support. GET IN TOUCH Charity of the year Whether you are a SME or a multinational company, working together in a charitable partnership is essential in today’s challenging market, boosting staff morale, recruitment and retention. At Creative Youth Network we understand every company and every partnership is different. That is why we create bespoke partnership plans tailored to your organisation. These plans will inspire and engage your staff while helping us to provide life-transforming services that enable disadvantaged young people to increase their independence and achieve their goals. By becoming a Charity of The Year partner, you can benefit in the following ways: Impact – hit your CSR objectives year on year Brand – reach a new demographic and build your brand Staff engagement opportunities – we offer a diverse range of opportunities Meet your employees volunteering needs and boost staff morale Inspire and engage employees, clients and customers at our unique special events attended by a variety of audiences from across the sectors GET IN TOUCH Payroll Giving Payroll Giving is a very simple way to make regular donations to Creative Youth Network straight from salary. Sign up today and help us continue providing life-transforming services for people living with disadvantage and marginalisation. No matter how big or small the donation, you will be making an invaluable contribution towards ensuring our vital services continue to protect those most at risk. How it works Regular donations through Payroll Giving are one of the easiest ways to support UK charities. Donations are tax-free so a £5 a month donation will cost you £4. Donations are taken every month from your salary before tax, which means even more money can go towards supporting Creative Youth Network. GET IN TOUCH Inspire your employees through volunteering Your team can make a difference to young people's lives through volunteering for young people. We can work with you to develop a programme to suit your needs and interests: from team away days where you can support our spaces and places for young people through volunteering to enrich our youth clubs and grounds, to delivering workshops or presentations about your work to groups of young people, or becoming a mentor. Or maybe you're looking for an active challenge for your staff? You can fundraise for us through personal and team challenges, inspiring your employees to start a life-changing journey, helping to change the lives of young people. GET IN TOUCH Meet Robin, our Fundraising Manager FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR IMPACT How can we help?