The Barrow Cadbury Trust promotes social justice through grant-making, research, influencing public policy and supporting local communities. Our work is divided into three programme areas:
The Criminal Justice Programme aims to support people who are within or at risk of entering the criminal justice system to improve their life chances, with a particular focus on young adults and women. We convene and support the Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Alliance, a coalition of 12 of the leading organisations in criminal justice, youth and health sectors. T2A identifies best practice and campaigns for a more effective criminal justice system for young adults. The Trust is also a member of the Corston Independent Funders Coalition (CIFC), a group of funders who support best practice in relation to women and criminal justice.
The Migration Programme aims to ensure that migration is managed in a way that does not disadvantage vulnerable groups of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants or established residents. It supports groups working with vulnerable migrants and campaigning for their fair treatment. The Trust also works in partnership with think-tanks, policy-makers, academics and campaigners on research and policy work. One important current priority is to help generate a more constructive, balanced and inclusive public and policy debate on migration and integration.
Resources and Resilience
The Resources and Resilience Programme aims to support people or communities experiencing financial or social exclusion. We want to help people to build their economic security and overcome barriers to financial inclusion. We also want to support communities to tackle and find solutions to their own problems and have an active role and voice in the structures and services that affect them – we call this ‘Community-Led Change.’ The Trust wishes to achieve change at both a community and structural level and to encourage learning to be shared across these areas.
You can see images of projects funded under these Programme streams on the Barrow Cadbury Trust’s Flickr page.