Partnerships and fundraising

Partnerships and fundraising make a tangible difference to the work we do.  We are extremely grateful for the generous donations and volunteering and fundraising support we receive that enables the young people we support to reach their full potential.

Corporate partnerships

We believe in harnessing the power of volunteering, and we know that tutoring works. We also know that to be a strong and resilient organisation, connecting with others is vital. 

Ranging from our partner schools and volunteer tutors, to our funders and supporter organisations, we’re able to thrive through partnership and collaboration. 

“Leading a tutoring session each week provides plenty of opportunity for personal development! Including understanding how to pace and structure a lesson, how to keep your pupils engaged, and how to communicate difficult concepts simply. I’ve gained confidence, and the skills I’ve developed are transferable to many other areas of life.”

John, volunteer tutor and Civil Service Policy Officer

We’d love to work with you!

Partnering with Action Tutoring as a corporate or other organisation means more pupils from low-income backgrounds can access high quality support that helps them to progress in life, whether academically or within the working world. Explore our corporate partnership opportunities in our brochure here.

From volunteering to fundraising to pro-bono work, partnering with Action Tutoring is great for developing skills, employee engagement and for businesses to positively impact communities.

It’s so easy for your teams to get involved with our volunteering.  Once they apply, we’ll support them through the training and DBS process.  We provide all of the tutoring materials, so they don’t need to have any previous teaching experience or plan the content of the sessions.  A member of our staff will be on hand at their tutoring programmes to support and help them develop.  We can also run reflection sessions with your groups to help them identify the skills they’ve honed and reflect on their experiences.

We offer ‘in-person’ opportunities in a number of cities, so there may be something close to your office, or virtual opportunities meaning volunteers can tutor from your office!

We can also support by providing virtual information sessions and promotional material, to help spread the word.

I’ve been thrilled to volunteer for Action Tutoring. The words that come to mind are ‘fun’ and ‘easy’. They have a well embedded model which supports you through training and comprehensive workbooks, and the time commitment is not intense – just one hour a week, plus a small amount of prep time, across a school term. It brings a smile to my face because the pupils are excited to be there and very appreciative of the support. I’m looking forward to getting involved again.

Volunteer tutor – Wellington Management

We have a number of other ways your organisation can connect with our work. Please get in touch with our Corporate Partnerships Manager, Sam Paterson via to find out more.


By providing high quality maths and English tutoring, both online and in person, we aid our pupils to not only increase their subject knowledge and study skills, but also their confidence and growth mind-set.

We want to extend our reach to ensure as many pupils as possible across England get the help they need. We would be grateful for any fundraising support you can provide and have shared ideas below on how you and your networks can get involved.

How do you spend the money raised?

We believe Action Tutoring represents an excellent social return on investment. We keep our administrative overheads to a minimum and through the effective use of volunteers we are able to keep the costs of a programme very low compared to private tutoring.

Pupil workbook
ensuring the highest quality and relevant tutoring for them
Pupil headphones
ensuring pupils can access their tutoring without noise disruption
Online tutor training
could provide training for 20 tutors
Face-to-face tutoring
could provide a year of tutoring support to a pupil

Want more information or have your own fundraising idea?

We have an online Fundraising Pack which has more information and ideas on how you can support us, and you can contact our Fundraising Coordinator for Campaigns, Events and Individual Giving, Molly, via to discuss further.

You can start fundraising for us straight away by setting up your page on Just Giving.

Other ways to fundraise for Action Tutoring:


Shop through EasyFundraising to raise donations for Action Tutoring. When you register with EasyFundraising, you can search for us and offer to support our cause by shopping through them. With numerous retailers such as M&S, John Lewis, Apple, eBay, Asda and Microsoft, plus the ability to buy car, phone and travel insurance through them, you won’t be short of choices and you can help us raise vital funds!

Charitable Travel

When you book a holiday through Charitable Travel and select Action Tutoring as your preferred charity, we’ll receive a 5% donation at no extra cost to you!

Give as you Live

When using other online retailers, shop through Give as you Live. You’ll have access to over 4,100 stores, which will all donate to Action Tutoring whenever you make a purchase with them – just select us as your charity to support. Why not make your shopping count for more?

Recycling for Good Causes

Recycle old items and convert them into donations with Recycling for Good Causes! Items you can recycle include jewellery (gold, silver and damaged goods), watches and old banknotes of any currency. You can find the freepost label here or contact our Fundraising Coordinator, Molly on


Thinking of hosting your own event? When you sell tickets via Ticketpass, Action Tutoring will receive 50% of the booking fee as a donation. Whether you’re hosting a comedy night, quiz night or a festive celebration, create the event with Ticketpass and let the good times roll with a purpose!

Run or cycle for us!

Whether you’re an avid cyclist or runner already or you’re looking for your next challenge in 2024, these events might be just what you’re after!

We have limited spaces which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. 

  • Brighton 10K, 7th April
    Donation amount: £15 (goes towards race fee and running t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £200 minimum (with an aspirational target of £250)
  • Great Birmingham 10K, 5th May
    Donation amount: £15 (goes towards race fee and running t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £200 minimum (with an aspirational target of £250)
  • Great Bristol 10K, 19th May
    Donation amount: £15 (goes towards race fee and running t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £200 minimum (with an aspirational target of £250)
  • Hackney Half Marathon, 19th May
    Donation amount: £30 (goes towards race fee and running t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £400 minimum (with an aspirational target of £450)
  • RideLondon-Essex 100, 26th May
    Donation amount: £40 (towards race fee and t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £400 minimum (with an aspirational target of £450)
  • ASICS London 10K, 14th July (date subject to change)
    Donation amount: £25 (towards race fee and t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £250 minimum (with an aspirational target of £300)
  • London-Brighton Cycle (55 miles), 15th September
    Donation amount: £30 (towards race fee and t-shirt)
    Fundraising target: £300 minimum (with an aspirational target of £350)

All events have minimum and aspirational fundraising targets and spaces are subject to a donation to Action Tutoring. This helps to cover the cost of the Action Tutoring t-shirt we’ll provide and contributes towards the cost of your space. 

We ask all fundraisers to confirm they are comfortable to raise the minimum target before signing up.

For more information or to sign up to one of these events, contact our Fundraising Coordinator, Molly, on Alternatively, if you would like to take on your own sporting event, like Andreas or Rachel and Mary, or want to discuss another potential fundraising activity, please get in touch with Molly on the email above. Thank you for your support.

Other fundraising ideas:

  • Get outdoors – Challenge yourself with a long-distance run, triathlon or obstacle course. Check out this website for different events:
  • Quiz – Organise a quiz night for you and your friends or colleagues.
  • CSR – Contact your company’s CSR team or community engagement and see what support they have for charities.