Unlock the heart of your business.

Get your company involved! From raising money, to raising awareness, your business can help adults born with heart conditions live long, full and happy lives.

Whether your business makes a one-off donation or gives regularly, thank you very much for your support. We couldn’t do what we do without you.

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Why get your business involved?

Because we need you to!

  • Fundraising brings staff together, boosts morale and improves team spirit
  • Supporting The Somerville Foundation can be an effective way to promote Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Millions of people are affected by congenital heart defects in the UK. That’s a lot of potential customers, suppliers and employees
  • Research shows that 86% of consumers think better of a company that is seen to be making the world a better place*
  • Sponsoring The Somerville Foundation can help to boost your brand awareness and reach
  • If you donate to The Somerville Foundation, your gross donation is deductible from the total profits of your business when calculating Corporation Tax.

Your help makes an incredible difference to people’s lives.

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*Business in the Community, The Ultimate Win Win supported by Research International.

How can your business help?

Make The Somerville Foundation your ‘Charity of the Year’

Get your workforce involved in fundraising activities, volunteering, events, challenges and more!

Encourage your employees to fundraise or volunteer

You could even
motivate staff by offering to match funds that they raise.

Set up Payroll Giving

Pennies from Heaven is a fantastic and easy way to raise charity funds by donating pennies from your payslip or company pension.

Become a sponsor

Sponsor a project or event to support us while gaining fantastic brand awareness for your company.

Attend an event  

Buy tickets for one of our fundraising events for an exceptional way to entertain customers and employees.


Exhibit your products at one of our events.

Introduce an optional £1 donation or round-up

Ask customers whether they would like to add an optional £1 to their bill, or whether they would like to round up to the nearest £1 to donate to The Somerville Foundation.

Make a tax-efficient gift

If you donate to The Somerville Foundation, your gross donation is deductible from the total profits of your business when calculating Corporation Tax.

Give a ‘Gift in Kind’

Giving doesn’t always mean cash. Donate a product we can use for an auction or raffle. Or, perhaps donate something we need such as printing services, materials, professional services and advice, or venue space.

Straight to the heart of the matter.

There is nobody else doing what we do in the UK. But each year it costs us over £250,000 to run our services. Download our corporate fundraising brochure to find out how you can help us raise the money we desperately need.

We look forward to a successful working relationship with you.

Where your money goes.

Research that saves lives
A national support network
A wealth of help and advice
The UK’s first Congenital Heart Research Centre
Financial support
Campaigning for better services & support

With your help, we’ve helped fund new and improved treatments for congenital heart disease. we opened the UK’s first dedicated Congenital Heart Research Centre. we’ve organised receptions at the House of Lords and House of Commons, a film première, concerts, parachute jumps, marathon runs, annual sponsored walks and masquerade balls. we ensure that adult CHD patients enjoy access to every opportunity, are free from discrimination, and are fully supported throughout their lives. we’ve staged annual conferences, regional patient information days and workshops throughout the UK. we’ve published a range of leaflets for CHD patients on a wide-range of topics. we’ve launched a Freephone patient helpline to provide practical advice, a listening ear, and emotional reassurance at times of stress. we’ve created online networks where congenital heart patients can connect with each other. we successfully applied for a Comic Relief grant to help develop mental health support services. we’ve contributed to adult congenital heart disease nurse training days and taken part in various study days and conferences for medical and health professionals. we’ve established a benevolent fund for members who are in financial hardship. we’ve organised residential weekends and outward bound holidays for teenagers and adults, providing congenital heart patients with the opportunity to meet and gain support from each other.

Just think what else we could do if you donate, fundraise or volunteer for us.


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