Why Work With Us

Why work with us?

FILT can distribute CSR funds on behalf of companies to vulnerable individuals who need it most.

FILT provides a tried and tested pathway for potential funders to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of vulnerable people throughout England.

We help people by channelling funds into a network of nearly 200 home improvement agencies (HIAs) and handyperson schemes. They are embedded in local communities, highly valued and trusted by their clients – many of whom have long-term conditions – and provide a range of services that enable people to remain in their own homes. HIAs act as a single point of contact for the client, addressing a range of concerns such as trip hazards, cold-related illnesses, and bringing in support from other agencies.

FILT Partners Brochure 2016

The benefits of partnering with us

We already work with a cross section of organisations – companies and charities alike, who support our work.

There are many benefits for partners, for FILT and most importantly for the beneficiaries of our work.

For partners:

  • You can play a part in keeping thousands of elderly and vulnerable householders warm, safe and secure in their own homes over coming years.
  • Fulfilling (and maybe exceeding!) your corporate or charitable objectives in regard to the communities where you operate or with which you want to be associated.
  • Complying with any statutory or compliance obligations in regard to duties that are upon you.
  • Assurances that your money will be used effectively and to agreed standards by accredited HIAs without excess bureaucracy.
  • Opportunities to raise your organisation’s profile.
  • An assurance that your funds do actually get to hard-to-reach groups speedily and with the maximum impact, through mobilising and co-ordinating an extensive HIA network embedded in communities and with trusted relationships with vulnerable, older and disabled people.

For FILT:

FILT benefits from new and existing partnerships through receipt of vital resources to continue building our work and to meet our ambition to reach 100,000 people over a ten year time frame.

For our beneficiaries:

Those in receipt of funding report improved health and wellbeing, feeling warmer at home, safer, greater peace of mind, improved confidence and generally a feeling of happiness at being able to stay in their own home feeling safe and well.

 

We are interested in hearing from organisations who share our focus on home-based solutions for vulnerable people.

If you could help us explore further funding opportunities or would like further information on how you can help please contact:

Faith-Joanne Thorpe – email FaithJoanneT@foundations.uk.com or phone 01457 761266.

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Foundations Independent Living Trust

The Old Co-op Building
11 Railway Street
Glossop, Derbyshire
SK13 7AG
T 0300 124 0316
E info@filt.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 1103784

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