Up and running

This year’s adult, junior and mini Great North Runs will once again see the Harrison Foundation and business partner True Potential team up with the Chronicle Sunshine Fund to support children with disabilities across the north-east of England.

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Harrison Prize 2022

The annual Harrison Prize that encourages young people to develop their entrepreneurial talents has been launched at the Harrison Foundation’s social mobility centre in Sunderland.

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Harrison Foundation steps up with increased donations in 2021

Charities that tackle child poverty and homelessness as well as organisations that support employability and social mobility have benefited from Harrison Foundation donations this month.

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Tynedale Hospice at Home receives £10,000 from the Harrison Foundation

A Northumberland hospice that provides vital community support services has received a £10,000 donation from the Harrison Foundation.

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November 2021

Festive Fun-d raising

With less than one month to go until the big day itself, there’s plenty of festive cheer in the chilly North East air.

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September 2021

Visit Puts Centre On The Map As Young Volunteers Navigate Their Future

Young volunteers at a community centre in Northumberland got the opportunity to show off their orienteering skills and facilities to a local MP and the Harrison Foundation this week.

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July 2021

Harrison Foundation students discover their True Potential

Learners from the Harrison Foundation’s social mobility centre got the chance to go behind-the-scenes at Newcastle financial technology giant True Potential this week, as part of the Harrison Prize.

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May 2021

Students show winning app-titude

Teams of students on Wearside have won the opportunity to gain work experience at one of the North East’s fastest growing technology companies and to see their ideas rolled out to millions of customers across the UK.

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March 2021

Students h-appy to take on Harrison challenge

Students on Wearside have been given the opportunity to unleash their entrepreneurial flair at the launch of this year‘s Harrison Prize.

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