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Our fantastic corporate partners demonstrate how businesses and their employees can play an important role in transforming fostered children’s lives, while motivating and engaging their staff teams.

The Mortgage Brain, who offer expert support to our members in selecting a mortgage that meets their needs with a discounted arrangement fee, also support our wider work, sponsoring the Fostering Excellence Awards and taking part in fundraising events such as Foster Walk.

Arthur Cox has selected The Fostering Network as its charity partner in Northern Ireland for 2019. Employees from across the firm will take an active role in volunteering for the charity as part of Arthur Cox’s wider CSR programme. Staff will use their skills and experience to provide hands on support as well as fundraising to support our programmes that transform the lives of children fostered in Northern Ireland.

Williams Giles, who offer specialist tax advice to foster carers are sponsors of our Fostering Excellence Awards and support our fundraising.

Haven offer discounted holidays to our members, sponsor and take part in our flagship fundraising event, Foster Walk, and support Foster Care Fortnight.

Towergate Insurance offer our foster carer members specialist home insurance and engage in employee fundraising for our charity.

Dreams, Britain’s leading bed specialist, worked with us over a long-term strategic partnership to transform fostered children’s lives across the UK. Staff throughout the company fundraised for two and a half years to help us raise awareness of foster care and the need for more people to come forward to foster. Dreams also supported us with company donations and helped us make the Fostering Excellence Awards such a success each year. During the partnership, they raised over £200,000 and had a huge impact for foster families and the children they care for.

How your company can help

If your business is looking for a creative and innovative partnership with the UK's leading fostering charity to help some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the local community, or all across the UK, then get in touch now - we would be delighted to hear from you.

Partnering with The Fostering Network is a great opportunity to make a difference to children in care, and we can provide you and your colleagues with an engaging and rewarding experience.

If your business is looking for a short or long-term partnership, if you are interested in a particular fundraising challenge for your business, or if you are part of a team at your workplace that wants to fundraise for fostered children then we would love to hear from you. Our fundraising team is ready to provide all the support, advice and guidance you need to make your fundraising a success.

Fostering Friendly employers

The Fostering Network’s Fostering Friendly employers’ scheme helps employers to support, recognise and celebrate the important role their employees who foster play in society. We do this by working with employers directly, and also by supporting foster carers and fostering services who are promoting fostering friendly employment locally.

If you are an employer that is interested in finding out more about how you can support foster care in general and your own staff that foster then please visit our Fostering Friendly page and learn how you can become involved.