Funders & Partners

We are constantly reviewing funding opportunities and new partnerships. If you feel GYROS may be able to augment the work you do, please get in touch with us - we welcome new partnerships. 

Thank you to all our funders, who currently include:

Barrow Cadbury Trust 

Clothworkers Foundation

Coronavirus Community Support Fund (Office of Civil Society) 

Community Justice Fund

ESF / The National Lottery - Building Better Opportunities: OnTrack:  

Good Things Foundation: Census support

Great Yarmouth Borough Council - Job Club and pre ESOL in Gt Yarmouth. 

Migrant Help Commissioning Framework 

Norfolk Community Foundation: Covid 19 emergency response funding

Respond and Adapt Programme

SCONE: Research into Mental Health in Migrant Communities

Sylvia Adams: 

The National Lottery - Community Pathways Partnership (CPP): 4 year partnership programme

We are Digital 

Past Funders include:

AB Charitable Trust - To allow us to support migrants and their families who may be caught up in the British Legal system. 

Active Communities - Supporting our community cafe in Great Yarmouth Library. 

Advice Service Transition Fund - To help transform our organisation and make it fit for purpose.

Active Communities - Developing better knowledge and understanding within migrant communities in Great Yarmouth through volunteers.

Advice  Service Transition Fund - To co-ordinate and secure long term advice provision within the borough. In partnership with DIAL, MAP, NCLS, NCAN, GYBC

Ageing Well Fund - To facilitate shared sessions of local and migrant people over 50 as they build reminiscence boxes and share their stories. 

AMIF - Asylum, migration & integration fund. UrbAgri4 women project. 
Bernard Matthews : supporting our homeless outreach

Big Lottery: Neighbourhoods that Work

Big Lottery Reaching Communities - For drop-ins, community groups, job clubs, ESOL- embedded training, volunteering and other community-centred activities

Bunn Fund: Supporting our homeless outreach in Great Yarmouth

Children In Need (CIN): Funding a new families centre at the back of the Kingside Advice Hub and funding for homework clubs.


Comic Relief

Controlling Migration Fund 1 (through Suffolk CC): For a drop in advice service across Suffolk

Controlling Migration Fund 2 (through Suffolk CC): For a drop in advice service in Ipswich and Roma community engagement

ESF Community Grants, through TCHC - Specific project to support peple furthest from the labour market to move closer to work

GAROD - To support Groups at Risk of Disadvantage to effectively access and manage their health care. Based in Lowestoft. 

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Hilden Trust: To deliver ESOL embbeded Nursery Rhyme sessions tounder fives and their parents. 

Little Acorns: To fund purchase of arts and crafts items for our crafts sessions

Living Well Fund - ESOL embedded classes promoting healthy living  

Love Norfolk - to pilot a Youth Cafe

Love Norfolk  - capital for cafe 

Lovewell Blake:  to set up and equip a craft shop in Lowestoft

Lloyds TSB Foundation - For drop in service to provide information and advice on Education, Health and Legal issues

Momentum: funding to help furnish the families centre and fund activities for young people

Money Saving Expert (MSE): Give money management support to local people

Mason Trust: Funding homework sessions for local young people

NDAP - Following on from a successful pilot we can now offer a weekly peer support group supporting people in recovery. 

New Anglia LEP: Community Challenge Fund to support long term unemployed into self employment and work

Norfolk Community Foundation

Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council Library Services - Supporting and encouraging our work in the cafe.

Norfolk Healthwatch - funded research into migrant workers accessing healthcare services. 

Norfolk Police Crime Commissioner: allowing a support service for people trying to access mainstream support around substance misuse. 

Norfolk Police Crime Commissioner: funding a Hate Crime Advocate post.

People's Postcode Trust- Community cafe and activities supporting integration e.g. Feast of Nations

Queen's 90th Birthday Grant: to work with children of migrants to learn about the British Monarchy and to put on a celebration event

Sabariah's Fund: To run sessions with older migrants and local people in Lowestoft based on 'Reminicence Boxes'

Safer Norfolk

Shelroy: To deliver 'Rights and Responsibilities' workshops 

Silk Purse 

Suffolk County Council: To improve access to health services

Suffolk Police Crime Commissioner: funding to support vicitims of Domestic Abuse in Suffolk

The Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme - funded International Women's Day event. 

WW1 Fund: to run a research and educational session for children with migrant parents to learn about the history of WW1