Partner with us
We're here to serve churches and local charities who are already seeing desperate need in their communities, and those who want to engage with their community further to bring hope into situations of desperation and poverty.
Through partnering with Acts 435 your church or charity can meet the practical everyday needs of individuals and families.
Once you are an Acts 435 Partner you can begin posting the needs of individuals onto our website, for donors to support.
Acts 435 is a flexible resource, which adapts to any church or charity context. You can see how some of our partners already use Acts 435 in our partner stories.
If you want to partner with us to meet the specific needs of individuals in your local community, register your interest by filling out our new partnership enquiry form.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does your church or local charity need to do?
Your church needs to nominate one volunteer who is the known contact for Acts 435, and who has some basic computer and admin experience. We call this person the Advocate. We ask that you let your congregations know that you're now partnering with Acts 435 and encourage them to give through our website
Are there any costs involved?
No, the organisation and administration of Acts 435 is funded entirely by Gift Aid reclaimed on applicable donations. Therefore, there are no costs incurred by the churches who partner with us, and 100% of donations go towards the direct need of the applicant.
What does Acts 435 provide?
Acts 435 provides training for the nominated volunteer, from the partner church (known as an Advocate). The training is online and takes around one hour to complete. Once completed Acts 435 provides that person with the login details and the support to get started. We can also provide ongoing support, and are on hand to answer any questions.
What is the role of the Acts 435 Advocate?
The role of the Advocate is to post requests onto the Acts 435 website on behalf of those who are directly known to be in need through ministries their church might run such as a food bank, debt advice, community café, job club or toddler group, or through referring organisations such as the local school or Citizen’s Advice. Some have used Acts 435 as away to start connecting with people in need. Others use it alongside other ministries they already run to meet the needs in their community.
What is the role of the partner church/charity?
Acts 435 exists to serve churches and local charities as they help those in need. However, there are some expectations on our partner churches and charities to spread the word about Acts 435 with their supporters and congregations. We will provide you with literature and resources to be able to do this.
If you have more questions, read more about partnership in our Partner with Us document or contact us: email@example.com