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:
ESF / The National Lottery - Building Better Opportunities: OnTrack: A partnership with The Matthew Project supporting young people in Norfolk
Mercers Company funds support for a new community organisation in Lincoln based on the GYROS model called LEAN www.lincoln-lean.org,uk
Migrant Help GYROS are on the 10 year Commissioning Framework to support people in asylum accommodation
Norfolk Community Foundation: Seldom Heard Voices - a research collaboration with the CCG and grassroots organisations
People's Postcode Trust- Community cafe and activities supporting integration e.g. Feast of Nations - carried some of this over from pre-Pandemic
Santander Foundation Funds a 3 year programme to improve digital and financial literacy
UK Health Security Agency: funds a research collaboration to improve the inclusivity of health messaging
The National Lottery Community Fund - funds our Community Pathways Partnership (CPP): 4 year partnership programme
We are Digital - funds sessions for EUSS applications and the Windrush Compensation Scheme. HMCTS Project.
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
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.
Barrow Cadbury Trust - funded us through the pandemic for additional activities
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.
Community Justice Fund - ACCESS to Justice funds our Immigration service. 2 rounds of funding
Clothworkers Foundation funded new equipment for advisors to work from home at the start of Covid lockdown
Coronavirus Community Support Fund (Office of Civil Society) funded additional activity during the pandemic
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 people 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.
Good Things Foundation: funded multilingual support for the Census in Suffolk
Great Yarmouth Borough Council Funded 3 years of a multilingual Job Club and ESOL embedded employability support in Gt Yarmouth.
Hilden Trust: To deliver ESOL embeded Nursery Rhyme sessions to under 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 - Contain Outbreak management Fund (COMF) - 2 rounds funding
Norfolk County Council Library Services - Supporting and encouraging our work in the cafe.
Norfolk Healthwatch - funded research into migrant workers accessing healthcare services.
Norfolk Household Support Fund - crisis support for destitute people in Norfolk in form of 'vouchers' for food and utilities
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.
Queen's 90th Birthday Grant: to work with children of migrants to learn about the British Monarchy and to put on a celebration event
Respond and Adapt Programme funded delivery activity and provided valuable capacity building.
Sabariah's Fund: To run sessions with older migrants and local people in Lowestoft based on 'Reminiscence Boxes'
Shelroy: To deliver 'Rights and Responsibilities' workshops
Suffolk County Council: To improve access to health services
Suffolk Police Crime Commissioner: funding to support victims of Domestic Abuse in Suffolk
Sylvia Adams: funded a new Romanian speaking in advisor to help support this emerging community group
The Women's Vote Centenary Grant Scheme - funded International Women's Day event.
UK Communities Foundation Funds support for partnership organisations working with similar communities https://www.migration-matters.org/
WW1 Fund: to run a research and educational session for children with migrant parents to learn about the history of WW1