Our Funders and Partners
We are currently funded by:
BBC Children in Need
Bristol City Council
Eddy Byers Scholarship
Garfield Weston Foundation
John James Bristol Foundation
Lloyds Foundation for England and Wales
National Lottery Community Fund
People’s Postcode Lottery
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Society of Merchant Venturers
St Stephens and St John’s Church
We also receive funding from trusts and foundations who wish to remain anonymous. We are extremely grateful for all of the support we have received past and present.
If you would like to contribute please visit the Financial Donations page and the Free Shop page.
Aid Box Community – A Humanitarian organisation set up in response to the continuing refugee crisis. They provide asylum seekers & refugees with a safe haven to relax and a ‘Free Shop’.
Ashley Community Housing (ACH) – A social enterprise specialising in the resettlement of refugees and providing safe, secure and comfortable housing.
Avon & Bristol Law Centre – A charity helping people by providing specialist legal advice and representation to people who could not otherwise afford access to justice.
Borderlands – A charity that works with asylum seekers and refugees. Through various projects, they support disadvantaged and excluded people to improve their lives.
Bristol Bike Project – A comprehensive Community Bike Project, repairing and relocating unwanted bicycles.
Bristol City of Sanctuary – Made up of representatives of various organisations from across the city, they bringing people together to create a culture of welcome and safety for all.
Bristol Defend Asylum Seekers Campaign – 17 years and counting of writing to MPs, protesting, fundraising, supporting people in crisis and raising awareness about government policies and their ramifications.
Bristol Hospitality Network – Working alongside asylum seekers facing destitution by sourcing hosted accommodation and creative community engagement across the city.
Bristol Refugee Festival – Bristol Refugee Festival is a month long programme of arts, cultural and educational events that brings together communities across the city to celebrate the contribution refugees make to Bristol. These events tie in with the National Refugee Week.
Children’s Scrapstore – A charity that collects safe waste from business which can be re-used as a low cost creative resource by their member groups.
Fountain Solicitors – Specialists in Asylum and Human Rights Applications and Appeals, Family Reunion for Refugees, Further Leave to Remain and British citizenship.
The Haven – An service at Montpelier Health Centre offering Asylum Seekers across Bristol and South Gloucestershire Primary Care Trusts a comprehensive health assessment, which can include vaccinations and screening for communicable diseases.
International Red Cross – Bristol branch Refugee Services
Migrant Legal Project– Publicly-funded and not-for-profit legal advice and representation asylum seekers.
Refugee Action – Information and advice on a range of issues that affect asylum seekers.
Refugee Council Children’s Section – Advisers work directly with separated children seeking asylum, helping them through the asylum system and ensuring that they are protected. The team also offers advice and information to carers and other professionals working with children and young people.
Refugee Women of Bristol – The only multi-ethnic, multi-faith organisation which specifically targets the needs of refugee women in Bristol.
Stand Against Racism and Inequality – A agency that provides support and advice to victims of hate, and promotes equality and good relations between people.
St Pauls Advice Centre – St Pauls Advice Centre has worked in some of the most densely populated, diverse and vibrant inner city areas of Bristol for over 40 years.
St Pauls Nursery and Children’s Centre – An inclusive, creative learning community with a commitment to improving outcomes for all.
The Spicery – Since 2014 have been involved with Refugee Action and Bristol Refugee Rights; not only fundraising, but also hosting events and working with refugees on recipe ideas. As part of Bristol Food Connections 2018 The Spicery hosted Spices without Borders, with food prepared by Bristol Refugee Rights Members.
WEA – UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland.