Community Programmes

With these Programmes we’re supporting the people of Portsmouth, and encouraging the people of Portsmouth to support the city.

With the Covid-19 lockdown hitting in mid-March, we unfortunately had to suspend our programmes and plans. We are now working towards getting these programmes safely up and running again, and they will be added below as they restart.

Armed Forces Covenant

The Armed Forces Covenant and Employer Recognition Scheme is a promise by the nation ensuring that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly.

Care Leavers Programme

This Programme provides support for young people after leaving care, and to prepare those still in the care system for their next steps, by providing mentors and role models.

Portsmouth Ambassadors

The Portsmouth Ambassadors programme aims to engage the local community and businesses to drive passion for the city, recruiting Ambassadors to carry the message.

Community News

Portsmouth Cathedral is seeking to better understand how it is perceived by the community as well as current and potential visitors and tourists. Thanks to support from the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage, they are undertaking a research project
Portsmouth Museum’s annual competition for young writers can go ahead despite lockdown thanks to a new virtual video tour. The 500 Pompey Words creative writing contest gives senior school pupils (years 7 to 11) who live in Portsmouth the
Shaping Portsmouth received funding from Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund to go towards its Care Leavers programme, which provides support for young people after leaving care and to prepare those still in the