Get Involved

There are lots of ways that companies, schools, charities and community organisations can get involved in Leicester Giving Day.

Team up with a charity of your choice or find an event to join on the events listings and pledge to give either Time, Talent or Treasure.


Pledge to volunteer for an ongoing project


Pledge your skills to help with a specific need, e.g. marketing, plumbing


Pledge to raise money for your charity partner

GET INVOLVED | Leicester Giving Day
Community Impact Programme | Leicester Giving Day

Get your project for good off the ground with the support of up to £25,000 in funding in 2023!

Apply to the Community Impact Programme

The Leicester Business Festival CiC (LBF CiC) and Leicester Giving Day (LGD) Community Impact Programme (CIP) is an exciting new programme designed to assist voluntary sector organisations with great ideas to benefit our community, and help to get them funded.

Four winners will be chosen by an expert panel and announced during the 2022 business festival. The winners will be supported by Embark CSR to raise funds from local companies and other sources up to a maximum of £25,000 per project.

To find out more and apply to the Community Impact Programme, please complete the form here and download the application and guidance notes.

Social Responsibility Awards

Recognise the people who just do! The Leicester Giving Day is calling for people to show some love to the businesses that not only give back but constantly strive to go the extra mile for their community. 

Nominations will be judged by a panel of social responsibility experts comprising representatives from Embark CSR, Leicester Business Festival, business, the voluntary sector and members of the public.

The categories that we are awarding are:

If you know a business that deserves recognition in any of these areas, let us know and show some love!

Community Hubs | Leicester Giving Day

Visit one of the Leicester Giving Day community hubs that are focused on helping with community challenges. We have 4 city centre-based hubs.

Join us for the finale of the Leicester Giving Day, the Giving Gala. We will be celebrating the day’s activities and outcomes, announcing the winners of the Community Impact Programme and launching the inaugural Social Responsibility Awards.

Hosted at St Martins House, with a 3-course meal, great company and even better entertainment. 

This year’s event is a personal invite only and no tickets will be sold. If you are a participant in the Leicester Giving Day, an invite will be sent to you. Seats are first come, first serve.