How do I affiliate my group with Friends of the Earth?

We're looking for community groups in England, Wales and Northern Ireland that share our values to affiliate with Friends of the EarthIt's free too.

What is a Friends of the Earth Affiliate?

Friends of the Earth’s Affiliates programme is for local social justice and/or environmentally-minded community groups and social entreprises who would like to join forces and establish a working relationship with Friends of the Earth. See below for eight great reasons why your group should affiliate with Friends of the Earth.

Working together we're an amazing force for positive change. 

Eight reasons to affiliate with Friends of the Earth:

1. Link up – join thousands taking action across the country and millions internationally to feel part of our global network.

2. Skill up – attend free training events with experts on everything from group-building to media skills. Get access to a training programme that will get you and your network moving in new directions. 

3. Get clued up – we'll send you skills and group-building resources for community groups. We also have a free planning and legal hotline to empower your group to protect and change your community.  

4. Power up – free campaign resources like posters and leaflets on everything from bees to climate change.

Take action in ways that suit you, with expert support and guidance. As an affiliate you are welcome to campaign autonomously on issues that affect your community and where possible we will support your campaign to thrive with resources, connections and promo.   

5. Live it up – amazing festivals, actions and events like Basecamp - our festival of action. There are also regional and local events to learn, connect and celebrate.

6. Sign-ups – reach new audiences and get more people involved in your work through our extensive network. You can promote your group in our newsletters and sometimes invite our network to events and actions.

7. Pal up - have the right to say your organisation is affiliated with Friends of the Earth.

8. Rise-up - be part of a connected movement that can change the world. Join regional, national and international collective actions.

 Find out if Affiliation is right for you

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