Celebrating Volunteers’ Week

This week is Volunteers’ Week and the Barratt Foundation are proud to say from March 2023 to March 2024, Barratt employees have increased their volunteering by 75%! From the year to March 2023 Barratt employees delivered 911 days of volunteering. This compares to March 2024 when they delivered 1,598 days of volunteering – an impressive […]

The Barratt Foundation and Digital Poverty Alliance launch Tech4Youth to bridge the digital divide in North West Leicestershire

Digital poverty impacts one in five children across the UK – the Digital Poverty Alliance (DPA) has launched Tech4Youth, a pioneering initiative aimed at addressing digital exclusion among young people in North West Leicestershire. The scheme has been generously funded with a £20,000 donation from the Barratt Foundation and launched with employees at Barratt Developments […]

Success at the first Big Barratt Cleanup with over 500 bags of rubbish collected

The Barratt Foundation in partnership with CleanupUK launched the first Big Barratt Clean Up this Spring. Teams of Barratt employees across the country filled more than 500 bags of litter – equivalent to 2.7 tonnes. Over 430 employees, from all of Barratt Developments divisions, volunteered their time to litter pick over a two week period, […]

Success with the first round of Barratt Foundation Grants

In October, the Barratt Foundation announced the details and funding of their new Impact Grant. The Foundation are delighted to announce the 12 successful charities from October to January applicants. Out of the 155 applications, with 3 from Barratt Development PLC’s Divisions and employees, 12 incredible small charities were supported by the new grants. These […]

Applications are now open for round two of the Barratt Foundation’s grants programme

Charities and Barratt employees are invited to apply to the Barratt Foundation for a charitable donation of £5,000 – £30,000. The Foundation are looking to support vision-aligned charities with an income of under £2m. Through the grants, the Foundation are looking to support charities with an income of under £2m that align with the Foundation’s […]

The Big Barratt Cleanup with CleanupUK launches this April

The Barratt Foundation have been in partnership with CleanupUK since March 2023. As part of this partnership, Barratt Developments PLC has rallied its extensive network, comprising of 32 Divisions and over 56,000 employees, to actively participate in The Big Barratt Cleanup this spring. The goal is to significantly amplify the impact of litter-picking and community […]

The Barratt Foundation teams up with BDW Southampton to launch new £500,000 partnership with Magic Breakfast

The Barratt Foundation and leading housebuilder, Barratt Homes, has been spreading some festive joy to children in disadvantaged areas around Portsmouth this Christmas as its charitable Foundation announces a half a million-pound partnership with Magic Breakfast. Barratt has teamed up with the children’s charity, which provides nutritious school breakfasts to children and young people at […]

Barratt East London help refurbish Place2Be counselling space at Honilands Primary School

The Barratt Foundation, Barratt East London and children’s mental health charity Place2Be have refurbished a cabin used for delivering counselling services to students, parents and teachers, and have created a wellbeing garden at Honilands Primary School in Enfield. To mark the completion of the refurbishment work, local MP for Enfield Feryal Clark attended a ribbon-cutting […]

Big Barratt Hike raises highest ever total of £150,000 for charity

The Barratt Foundation are thrilled to share the incredible success of the Big Barratt Hike, a two-day adventure that brought together over 130 Barratt employees for a memorable journey through the stunning Peak District, raising money for two of the Foundation’s charity partners The Outward Bound Trust and Whizz-Kidz. The donation comprises £50,000 that was […]

Barratt cleans up the country with new £100,000 partnership with Cleanup UK

The Barratt Foundation has announced a new 1 year, £100,000 partnership with Cleanup UK to help improve local communities. Cleanup UK is a charity that organises litter picking and urban tidying across the country, helping to bring communities together through a sense of pride in their local area. Teams from Cleanup UK, Barratt Developments PLC […]