Existing Corporate Partners
We would like to thank all of our Corporate Partners for their continuing support.
In October 2014 17 bankers from Barclays Corporate North East in Newcastle cycled 72 miles from Seahouses in Northumberland to their new offices on the Quayside, raising an amazing £15,823.
“We are delighted with the amount raised for Newcastle United Foundation and would like to thank everyone who supported us to make this happen. Alongside our 5 Million Young Futures commitment, Barclays has a fantastic community investment programme that encourages employees to get involved in the causes we care about. It’s about giving back our skills, time and energy to support our local communities – so we’re thrilled to have raised this money.’
Brian Thorpe, Regional Director North East and Cumbria
First Class Supply
Leading north east teaching support agency First Class Supply funds our flagship heritage education project, Toon Times. Their support means the programme can be offered to over 4000 primary school pupils across the region.
“Good teaching is all about making the subject relevant and enjoyable and Toon Times achieves that brilliantly by revisiting the history of Newcastle United. It’s a fantastic way to engage and inspire children in the North East which is why we are proud to support the scheme.”
Lesley Robinson, Founder and Director, First Class Supply
Registered social landlord Isos signed up Newcastle United Foundation to help young people on Tyneside into work. The partnership mean Isos, like all the best football teams, is creating lots of chances for its residents to ‘hit the back of the net’ by finding work. The work Isos is funding forms part of its Community Investment Strategy.
“We want to do all we can to help people find work in the communities where we work. In the North East, having the chance to get training at one of the two big football clubs is a great motivator for people – and we know the clubs’ foundations can really deliver results.”
Richie Mitchell, Community Investment Manager for Isos Housing
Newcastle International Airport
Newcastle International Airport announced that Newcastle United Foundation and SAFC’s Foundation of Light will be their joint adopted charities for 2015 and 2016.
“This is a historic moment and marks the first time ever the Foundations have come together in partnership as an adopted charity partner. It is fantastic to celebrate these two organisations working together.
“The airport is the perfect place to reach millions of people as they jet in and out of the region either for business or leisure. Both charities are very worthwhile causes working with children and young people across the region. We’re delighted to be able to help them reach out to the North East public, raising awareness of what they do as well as fundraising within our terminal.”
Nick Jones, Chief Executive of Newcastle International Airport
The Malhotra Group
North East leisure specialists The Malhotra Group lend their support to the Foundation by sponsoring its popular half time prize draw.
“The Malhotra Group is delighted to be working with Newcastle United’s official charity. It is a privilege to be associated with the Foundation and this sponsorship is an opportunity for The Malhotra Group to give back to the local community.”
Atul Malhotra, Chief Operating Officer, The Malhotra Group
Staff at the Parkdean office in Gosforth have always taken part in fun fundraising activities and have sponsored our 2015/16 Annual Review
Port of Tyne
One of the UK’s fastest growing major deep-sea ports, Port of Tyne have partnered with Newcastle United Foundation and Sunderland’s Foundation of Light to fund the ‘‘Football and Business in Partnership’ Enterprise project which will bring together young people from North and South of the River Tyne. The project aims to break down barriers and work on exciting business challenges.
The project will involve more than 100 young people. They will be challenged to develop an advertising campaign, whilst also increasing their confidence and self-esteem through gaining skills in business and enterprise, life skills and personal and social development skills.
Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Moffat, said: “We are delighted to have supported this unique project bringing the two rival teams’ Foundations together. It’s unique in that it is tackling two major challenges. First it is encouraging young people to understand the importance of being able to work together productively no matter where your football allegiance lies and secondly it’s providing invaluable training and a qualification in business and enterprise.
Stark Hartley Atkinson
Newcastle based creative design and advertising agency, Stark Hartley Atkinson provides pro-bono design services, creating bespoke marketing literature for our fundraising events.
Recruitment company Zenith People entered a team of employees into the Foundation’s Abseil in Spring 2014.
“It was a great challenge, which we all enjoyed and was a fantastic team building exercise for the group. It helped us conquer our fears and raise a substantial amount for charity. We will definitely enter similar events again in the future – bring on the next challenge!”
Alan Medcalf, General Manager at Zenith People
Funders and Partners
Click here for a list of all our existing funders and partners. Read on to find out more about some of our partnerships and how together we are changing lives through football.
Last year we worked with 227 aspiring young coaches through our College partnerships