Patrons Community 

The Patron’s Community is about re-framing business and value within Lancashire, it’s about connecting business and positive social impact to achieve regenerative growth across the county.

Age Concern Central Lancashire want to work with purposeful businesses, innovators and philanthropic minds who recognise it’s not just about growth but the nature of growth which truly matters.

The Patron’s Community is about healthy growth that enriches communities, economies, the environment and ultimately humanity.

Lancashire Business View Award Winners 2020;

Hard work, ingenuity and impact: this organisation may be in the non-profit environment, but it runs like a well-oiled business should and has measurable impact for service users across the county.” – Stephen Bolton, Commercial Director – Lancashire Business View


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What does a Patron do?

The Patron’s Community represents a growing number of businesses within Lancashire and the North West of England who have pledged their support to Age Concern in recognition of shared values, mission and vision.  Patron’s help the charity in many ways ranging from financial support through to joint public relations, networking and wider awareness raising initiatives to further the reach and impact of the charity and that of their respective organisations.  Careful consideration is given to each individual patronage and…

Ultimately; our Patron’s can be involved as much or as little as they want.

How do Patrons Benefit?

The Patron’s Community is underpinned by a Patronage Agreement which sets out the benefits our community can expect from the outset and as part of the onboarding process our Patron’s have the opportunity to work with Age Concern Central Lancashire to discuss how their business or venture could adopt ethical and moral approaches in order to become a force for good whilst achieving positive dividends for shareholders and beneficiaries.

Businesses are awarded a Patronage certificate to be proudly displayed within their premises and will benefit from positive PR messages across online and offline channels, have access to regular news and information about the charity and the opportunity to learn about how their contribution is benefiting society.  In addition; Patron’s also receive discounted support such as bespoke dementia training for staff teams that can be tailored for any sector and arena.


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