We need your help to end youth unemployment

We are always seeking partnerships with inspirational individuals and game-changing organisations. Invest your time, resource and expertise in our cause, and together we can enable young people to lead fulfilling, rewarding lives.

Working in partnership with organisations and individuals is an essential means of achieving our mission. These strategic partnerships make a real difference in improving the lives of young people.

Young person preparing for an interview organised by Sport 4 Life UK

No matter how large or small your organisation is, you can help to make a real difference.

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How you can help

Strategic PartnershipsPro-bono supportVolunteeringFundraising and events

Strategic partnerships

Strategic partnerships are a brilliant way we can work together to build a better community by improving the lives of young people, develop your own internal staff and promote your organisation’s CSR.

It is important to us that our partnerships are mutually beneficial. This is one of the reasons we have such deep and warm relationships with our existing corporate partners.

Commonwealth Games 2022

We are delighted to have been awarded by the Commonwealth Games the United by Birmingham 2022 in recognition for our positive impact on the community and how we align to the mission and values of the Games. Why not join us as a strategic partner on our journey to the 2022 Games, helping to put our vibrant region on a global stage and creating a valuable Games legacy in local communities?

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Employment pathways

Sport 4 Life UK believe in giving young people the opportunity to create a better future for themselves. Working with strategic partners allows us to create simple pathways that help young people prepare for future employment.

Our partnership with leading independent construction and property services company, Willmott Dixon, provides young people with exclusive connections with Willmott Dixon employees and increases their chances of employment in the construction industry.

Starting a partnership with Sport 4 Life UK is really simple. We would love to hear your hopes for ending youth unemployment and discuss the various ways you can get involved with our work.

Explore the opportunity to partner with Sport 4 Life UK, by contacting our Head of Business Development Rob Wells at: rob@sport4life.org.uk, or on 0121 456 1818.

Charity of the Year

We would love to be chosen by you! Together we can develop a fun and rewarding partnership helping your company fundraise for us for 12 months or more in various ways; from bake sales, sports tournaments, challenge events, fundraising dinners and fancy dress. You name it, our partners have done it. But what exciting ideas could your team bring to life?

We’re here to help. Because your support is invaluable to us, we want to work with you to ensure staff have fun, experience unique opportunities and feel a real sense of fulfilment working with us.

Hear about the rewarding benefits of being our Charity of the Year partner, and together let’s change the lives of your people.

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As part of our commitment to improving the lives of young people we work with, we partner with organisations to help prepare those in our service for the world of work.

Could your team volunteer support for skills workshops, employability taster days, mock interviews and mentoring? Your time engaging with our young people is crucial to enhancing our offering and plays a vital role in helping them move into sustained employment.

Organisations that volunteer their expertise or knowledge with Sport 4 Life UK find that their staff are more inspired at work and grateful for the opportunity to engage with their local community.

Discover a valuable way of supporting young people by contacting our team today.

Fundraising and events

We are so lucky to have the incredible support of individuals who choose to fundraise for Sport 4 Life UK.

Whether you take part in a marathon, triathlon or a cake sale – even if you create your own unique fundraising event for us, we’ll be with you every step of the way.

Here are our top tips for getting started:

  • If you are taking part in an event that is already organised and want to raise money for us. Then sign up on Virgin Money Giving or JustGiving, and fill out all your details
  • Create an online fundraising page (or a team page if there are a lot of you taking part) and pick Sport 4 Life UK as your charity of choice
  • Email us at contact@sport4life.org.uk to let us know of your plans and how we can help support you – what fundraising materials would be of help, how many are in your team and names, social media handles if you are on Twitter or Facebook, dates of your event
  • Or call us on 0121 456 1818 to find out how we can help you raise as much money as possible

Tell us about your innovative fundraising ideas today! However you choose to help, we cannot thank you enough.

“I'm glad that Sport 4 Life UK didn't give up on me. I really appreciate the support they gave me. It has motivated me to do better and be a better person.”

Hazel Robinson, aged 13

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