Help Ignite Passions

We rely on people for support. From big businesses to community members, every single contribution of time, money or skills is invaluable in helping us to inspire belief in young people.

How to get involved

If you, your business, your charity or your community would like to get involved with The Key, please get in touch and we can help you to find the best way to make a difference to our work.


Apesar de todas as proibições do jogo, os fãs de caça-níqueis, pano verde e roleta americana encontraram uma maneira de não se separar de seu hobby e simplesmente migrar para a Internet.

Actualmente, existem vários casinos online totalmente legais a operar em Portugal, cada um dos quais oferece diferentes condições aos seus jogadores e garante o pagamento dos ganhos. É ainda mais conveniente jogar online - você não precisa sair de casa e se comunicar com outros visitantes do cassino, ou seja, com concorrentes em potencial.

Portanto, a indústria de jogos de azar no país está se desenvolvendo discretamente, e agora contaremos sobre vários de seus representantes que estão prontos para fornecer seus serviços a todos que desejam despertar seus nervos e de repente enriquecer.

We are grateful to be able to collaborate with a diverse mix of funders, all of which share our passion for inspiring belief in young people facing challenging circumstances.

Some of our current funders include:

  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • Dulverton Trust
  • Esmee Fairbairn Foundation
  • AD Charitable Trust
  • Virgin Money Foundation
  • Kavlifondet
  • R W Mann Trust
  • Garfield Weston Foundation
  • Shears Foundation
  • County Durham Community Foundation

We value a collaborative funding relationship and always welcome like-minded organisations taking an interest in our approach. If you would like to find out more then please don't hesitate in emailing Ashley on or call 0191 731 7830.

If you become a valuable member of The Key Network, you can access a range of organisations with similar aims as well as some exciting new opportunities and benefits.

Benefits of becoming a Key Partner:

  • Embed a trusted youth-led skills development programme that can inspire and engage any young person
  • Give young people a funded opportunity to lead and deliver activities which are meaningful to them
  • Provide staff and volunteers with training, guidance, and high-quality youth work solutions
  • Access a range of impact reports that help your organisation evidence the difference you're making
  • Be part of a growing, likeminded, and committed community passionate about helping young people believe in themselves
  • Free entry into our annual celebratory Key Awards for you, the young people you support and your organisation
  • One to one support from the lovely Key team

Click here to download some further information or ring Jack on 0191 731 7835 or to discuss how a Key Partnership could work for you.

We don’t just ask for your money. That’s lazy, short-termist and one sided. We want to build long-term, win-win partnerships, where both organisations can address challenges, share learning and create new opportunities by working together.

Our current partners include:

  • Sage
  • Virgin Money
  • St James's Place
  • Dentsu Aegis
  • KFC
  • Primula

To find out more about partnering with The Key contact Ashley on or call 0191 731 7830.


We wouldn't be here if it wasn't for the kind and generous support of people like you.

We are always on the lookout for enthusiastic people to give up their time, skills, or contacts to help us generate vital funds for The Key. If you’re interested in making a donation, organising a fundraising activity or tapping into your networks to get others involved, we’d love to hear from you.

Up for raising money to transform the lives of young people from the North East?

Download our fundraising pack for ideas and top tips or get in touch with our Head of Fundraising and Marketing, on


  • Why not become a Community Panel Member? This role involves sitting on panels and listening to young people pitch their project ideas.
  • You could assist our Facilitators out in the field, by working with their Key groups and helping them to plan their projects.
  • We love experts, be it anything from photography, marketing, law, accountancy, design or research - whatever you're good at why not donate your skills to us?
  • Can you or people you know provide us with free or reduced IT, training, venues, catering, office space, office supplies or professional services?

To discuss volunteering for The Key contact Una on or call 0191 731 7832.

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