There are many ways to support Mencap including charity of the year partnerships, employee fundraising, corporate donations, celebration giving, in aid of events, sponsorships, cause related marketing, payroll giving and volunteering.

Our team will support you to achieve your own corporate social responsibility goals and takes a consultative approach, drawing up a bespoke plan to suit your business, delivering on mutually agreed objectives.

Whether you're looking to meet your CSR objectives, IIP accreditation or need help with team building, we can offer you a partnership which will deliver impact within your local business setting.

Whether you’re fundraising as a small team or as an entire organisation, why not pull out all the stops to raise money for Mencap at work? 

Take a look at what you can do in your workplace to get involved!

Charity of the year

You can choose, nominate and vote for Mencap as your company’s charity of the year - or let us know how we can apply for your charity of the year. 

Fundraising in the office

Whether you want to hold a Mencap BIG Tea Party, A Funky Footwear day on your floor or take part in a bike ride, we will support you to make your staff fundraising event as simple as possible. 

We'll work closely with you and your colleagues to create a package that will support your company’s corporate social responsibility programme; as well as enticing your colleagues to get involved.

We have a proven track record of successful partnerships and expertise in working with companies of all sizes. 

As part of a corporate partnership we can provide:

  • a dedicated account manager
  • public Relations Support
  • creative ideas to excite and engage your colleagues. 

Events

We have a number of exciting events which you and your colleagues can sign up to as individuals or as a team.

With a range from great team building activities such as sky dives, ziplines, walks, runs and abseils to our corporate hospitality Race Day event - we definitely have something to suit everyone’s tastes.

Financial donations

A corporate donation can make a huge difference to the lives of people with a learning disability. 

It can also be a powerful social investment tool in your local community and we will work with you to ensure it makes the greatest impact.

Find out about why we need your support and how your generosity can directly help people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland.

Gifts in kind

You and your colleagues can help support people with a learning disability by donating products, meeting room space and pro bono support.

Volunteering

Without the support of dedicated volunteers we wouldn't be able to deliver all of our services of help many of the people we support.

It's an invaluable resource to Mencap a fantastic way of engaging your employees and allow them to see first hand the support they are giving to people with a learning disability in Northern Ireland.

Payroll giving

Payroll Giving is a fantastic way to support us directly from your salary.

It's simple to set up and is tax effective, as donations are deducted from your pay before tax.

Giving to Mencap in this way means we're able to plan our budgets more effectively, helping us to reach more people needing our support in Northern Ireland.

In aid of events

Does your organisation want to hold an event in aid of Mencap?

You could do this by, for example, taking up a collection for us at an awards dinner or by holding a raffle, quiz or music night in aid of Mencap.

Sponsorship

Our sponsorship opportunities are a great way of connecting with target audiences while demonstrating good corporate citizenship.

This will help you generate positive brand awareness as well as helping people with a learning disability.

Cause related marketing

We can work with you to help market new or existing products or services to help boost your sales, profile and customer base - whilst raising vital funds to support our work!

Get in touch with us now!

If you'd like to discuss any of the opportunities mentioned on this page, please get in touch.

We would love to hear from you if you'd like to get involved, or have an idea and would like some fundraising advice.

Please get in touch so we can help support you: fundraising.ni@mencap.org.uk.

You might also like

Personal Support

Find out about housing and support in Northern Ireland
Read more

Campaigns in Northern Ireland

Find out about campaigns in Northern Ireland
Read more

Corporate Fundraising

See how our Corporate Team works closely with a variety of organisations in Northern Ireland to deliver mutually beneficial partnerships and how you can fundraise through work
Read more