Helping The Community

We work towards making a stronger, safer community in Bournemouth. You can help us out by joining charity events, volunteer groups and share your local concerns with us. If you run a charity or volunteer group, we can help with funding


Aspire building in Churchill Gardens

We are making plans to create a new food related community project in a new building in Churchill Gardens.

Food support

We want to ensure that no one in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole ever has to worry about going hungry.

Aspire programme

Supporting people who are unemployed to reach a healthy weight and gain employment where levels of unemployment and obesity are abnormally high.


Helping your local community could benefit you too. Find out about volunteering in Bournemouth and get involved..

Charitable Street Collection Permit

Applying for a Charitable Street Collection permit for Bournemouth.

House to House Collections Licence

Applying for a licence to make charitable collections door-to-door.

Funding for Voluntary Groups & Charities

If you're a voluntary group or charity in Bournemouth, our small grants programme could help you with funding.

Neighbourhood Workers

Residents in Bournemouth can share concerns about their local areas with our Neighbourhood Workers.

Safe Bus

The Safe Bus provides a safe environment for people at risk when out in Bournemouth at night.

Community Development

Our Community Development Team works on engaging, developing and inspiring local communities.

Give or Take Days

At our Give or Take Days you can donate your unwanted items and take home anything you want, for free.

Community Infrastructure Levy: Neighbourhood Portion

Find out how the Community Infrastructure Levy Neighbourhood Portion can be spent.