Fundraising

fundraising_standards_boardBirmingham Settlement relies on donations from individuals and grant-making organisations to continue its vital work in the local community. Whether you are an individual, local company or charitable trust, there are many ways in which you can help.

Make a one off donation

If you would like to make a one off donation to Birmingham Settlement there are a number of ways you can do this:


Donate online through Virgin Money Giving


Bring cash into your nearest office or shop.


Send a cheque payable to ‘Birmingham Settlement’ to our head office at 359-361 Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham, B6 6NS.


Text “BSET18 £5” to 70070, replacing £5 with how much you want to donate.


Set up a bank transfer (BACS) with your bank – please contact us for details and we will help you set this up.


Regular giving

Regular donations make a huge difference to us, helping us plan for the future and sustain our services in Birmingham. If you would like to set up a regular donation, from as little as £2 per month, or a quarterly or annual donation of an amount that suits you, we can help you do this, just give us a call on 0121 250 0716.


Sponsored challenges and events

 From sponsored fun runs to marathons or skydives to cycle rides, there are loads of opportunities to challenge Rebecca, Rachel, Martin 10k 2016yourself and raise money for Birmingham Settlement at the same time. If you would like to take part in an event please let us know and once you have secured your place, we can provide all the support you need with your fundraising.

Below are details of the upcoming runs in Birmingham but if you have seen another event you would like to take part in, whether it is a cycle ride, a trek or something even more adventurous, we can help you fundraise, just let us know the details and we will do everything we can to help.

Great Birmingham 10k
Sunday 1st May
10km
Take to the streets of Birmingham for this 10km race that will take you through some of the city’s iconic landmarks.

A challenge with a difference
Don’t fancy the usual run, want something a little bit different or with an element of danger? Why not try one of the many other challenges taking place throughout the year, from the fun filled 5km Colour Run (August) to an ultimate test of endurance and bravery with the 10km Mudrunner Oblivion (June), there is sure to be something in 2016 to suit you!

City of Birmingham Run
Sunday 4th September
5km or 10km
Two runs in one, running through the beautiful Sutton Park you have a choice of either a 5km Fun Run or a 10km run.

Great Birmingham Run
Sunday 16th October
Half Marathon
Join 1000s of people as they take to the streets of Birmingham to complete the second city’s Half Marathon.

If you want to take part in a challenge pop in and see Sunita at our Aston office, call us on 0121 250 0716 or email sunita.ottridge@bsettlement.org.uk


Plan your own event

If you have an idea of a fundraiser you want to organise, whether it’s a baking competition, quiz night or maybe even a fashion show, we would love to hear from you. We can help you plan the event or if you want to do something but haven’t thought of an idea yet, get in contact and we can help you come up with something!


Online fundraising

EveryClick is the search engine that donates to charity every time you use it. Visit www.everyclick.com/uk/birminghamsettlement to make EveryClick your homepage. It doesn’t cost anything for you to use, but each time you click a search result, EveryClick will make a donation to us.


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Our corporate supporters offer invaluable support, not just financially but through giving up their time. Volunteers help us with decorating whilst others give up their time to mentor our staff, sharing their expertise and knowledge. We are very flexible and can work around the needs and time commitments of you and your staff so whether you have a team who want to volunteer for a day, you want to hold a raffle or perhaps you have space for a donation collection bin for our shops in your office, please get in touch. If you or your company is interested in getting involved with Birmingham Settlement and building links with your local community, we would love to hear from you.


Trusts and foundations

The generosity of Trusts and Foundations is vital in enabling us to continue offering our services to the people of Birmingham. If you are or know a trustee of a charitable trust or foundation please do get in touch or nominate Birmingham Settlement for a grant.


Voluntary groups

If you are a member of a local rotary club, round table or similar group, we would be delighted to hear from you or to talk about our work to you and your members.

To find out more about working with and fundraising for Birmingham Settlement please get in touch with Sunita on 0121 250 0716 or sunita.ottridge@bsettlement.org.uk.

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