CSR Partnerships

Committed to making a positive contribution

Delancey and its platform businesses continuously seek out ways to make much needed financial and in-kind contributions to the community and support a number of charities and deserving causes in the world of art, culture, education and health.

National Portrait Gallery

Since 2016, Delancey has sponsored the National Portrait Gallery’s Schools and Hospitals Programmes. Our most recent 4 year sponsorship in partnership with the Earls Court Development Company, Get Living and Here East provides an ongoing, high quality, bespoke educational creative arts project year-round at no cost to the London’s four leading children’s hospitals.

  • Reached at least 11,857 children and young people (plus online)
  • Provided 9 ,000 activity books in 2 publications
  • Produced 190 activity packs
  • Delivered 210 workshops
  • Enabled 2,457 children workshop attendees
  • 3 digital resources with reach of 68,000

I am delighted that Delancey will ensure the continued support of these exciting projects that bring portraits from the National Portrait Gallery’s Collection directly to London’s schools and children’s hospitals and will inspire their own creative responses to them.”

Dr Nicholas Cullinan,
National Portrait Gallery

Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge

Since 2011 Delancey have been delighted to sponsor the UK Schools’ Chess Challenge. Chess is a fantastic tool for children to develop their problem solving skills, creativity and imagination, as well as the ability to plan ahead and emotional resilience. For these reasons we have been headline sponsor for so many years.

  • Run every year since 1996
  • Involved over 1,000 schools
  • With 40,000 children taking part

I am thoroughly grateful for Delancey’s continued support which enables us to reach more schools and to put on world class events for children. We have exciting plans for the future and are focusing on how we can reach even more children to introduce them to this wonderful game.”

Sarah Longson,
Delancey UK Schools’ Chess Challenge

Heritage of London Trust

Heritage of London has rescued over 750 landmark sites over the years, and its projects bring together local communities and young people through its Proud Places programme. Delancey became a major donor of the Heritage of London Trust in February 2017, supporting its restoration projects  across the City.

  • In 2022, the 8-foot flying gilt dragon weathervane was returned to the top of St James’s Church, Bermondsey, preserving an iconic element of the Bermondsey vista. The church’s clock faces were restored and its drinking fountain put back into working order. Local primary school pupils took part in creative workshops while their dragon was up close before it returned to the tower
  • In east London in 2017, Bow Church’s clock faces were restored
  • In March 2022, HOLT returned a historic bell to Galleywall School in Bermondsey. To mark the return of the bell, its Proud Places programme team led school assemblies and smaller workshops, sharing the history of the local area and traditions of bells.

We are very grateful for Delancey’s continued support and it is fantastic that they are investing in the city in this way. Our work with local communities is exciting and Delancey’s support helps us deliver it.”

Dr Nicola Stacey,
Heritage of London Trust

Snow Camp

Delancey has worked with charity partner Snow Camp for over 8 years.
Snow Camp courses positively change the lives of young people by combining snowsports and intense youth work to engage, challenge and motivate young people – transforming their attitudes and behaviour, and enabling them to develop key life-skills, gain qualifications and find employment. Delancey has also been a strong supporter of Snow Camp’s annual ski challenges. In 2022 the ‘Delanski’ team returned to the mountains to participate in the AJ Bell Crans-Montana Marathon raising over £20,000 for the charity.

Since launching in 2003, Snow Camp have:

  • Supported 15,466 young people
  • Delivered 5263 life skills training sessions
  • Worked with 1045 youth organisation

To date, 23,427 new qualifications have been achieved by Snow Camp young people.

96% of young people who complete Snow Camp’s courses move on to either further training, education, employment or other positive destinations.

We are very grateful for the belief Delancey has in our charity, and for all the wonderful support over the years. Thank you from everyone at Snow Camp.”

Dan Charlish,
Snow Camp

Dad’s House

Delancey has worked closely with Dads House since 2018 providing both donations and in-kind support to help the charity support struggling single parented families and the wider community during COVID-19. Dads House offers emotional support, combats loneliness and isolation by being available to chat on the phone or in-person at their drop-in centre and provides an array of help services such as breakfast clubs, law clinics, food banks and accommodation/housing.

Our support has:

  • Facilitated 2 free food bank units in Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre and in Earls Court
  • Provided 100,000 meals during COVID-19 pandemic
  • Helped 20,000 families have been helped by the West Brompton food bank since it opened in March 2020
  • Supplied 500,000 meals to date from both food banks

We want to say a huge thank you to every single person who works for Delancey, for all the support we have been giving from day one. Every single person should be so proud that we have all been involved in Covid-19 together, because if it was not for you guys supporting us, so many families would have been lost.”

Billy McGranaghan,
Dad’s House

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