Young people are freshly motivated for work and study

Young people in the Mansfield area have boosted their job searching and employability skills, as well as their motivation and confidence thanks to a local…Continue reading

Foundation celebrates £10,000 cash boost from Mansfield Building Society’s Charitable Trust

The Inspire and Achieve Foundation is celebrating a £10,000 donation from the Mansfield Building Society’s Charitable Trust to allow it to run a…Continue reading

Hotel highlights charity for support

A South Normanton-based hotel has chosen The Inspire and Achieve Foundation Mansfield charity as one of its good causes to support at a fundraiser ball. The…Continue reading

Charity lunch forges networks with business

On Friday (11 March) the Inspire and Achieve Foundation held a charity lunch network event hosted and supported by West Nottinghamshire College.…Continue reading

Business boosts community sport

Young people in Mansfield and Ashfield will be enjoying sporting activities even more thanks to a generous donation of equipment from the UK’s number one…Continue reading

Businesses can save the planet and help young people this Christmas! Join our e card scheme!

Businesses can help the Inspire and Achieve Foundation to help more young people this Christmas, as well as to reduce their environmental impact by donating to us…Continue reading

Young people moving forward on accelerate programme

Young people from Mansfield and Ashfield were congratulated this week (11 November) for their efforts towards an employability programme which has seen them…Continue reading

New Business Connector appointed!

In November The IAF appointed Carol Avison to the role of Business Connector.  Carol's role is to act as a broker for funding and sponsorship from the…Continue reading

Accelerate Programme

Inspire and Achieve Accelerate programme Summer 2014 During the summer The Inspire and Achieve Foundation ran a six week young people’s programme to…Continue reading

Multisport Project Launch

IAF’s new project, Multisport, is launching in July. This project is based at River Maun Leisure Centre on a Monday afternoon between 1pm-3pm. Activities…Continue reading

Accelerate Programme Summer 2014

This summer’s Accelerate programme will start on the 7 July and finish on the 13 August so if you know anyone who would like to take part please…Continue reading

Big Lunch

IAF brought businesses and young people together at the weekend by hosting a football tournament as part of the Big Lunch in Mansfield. 24 young people were…Continue reading


Cara has joined the Inspire and Achieve team as the new Progression and Programme Manager. She is looking forward to supporting young people into education and…Continue reading

Sutton Mill

Jay and Ryan took ten of our participants to Sutton Mill this week and the young people took part in a variety of team building activities in the morning, and…Continue reading

Ley Community Rehabilitation

Jay and Ryan (our football coach) took five of our participants to Ley Community Rehabilitation in Oxford for an educational visit about drugs and lifestyle…Continue reading

Shining Stars Young Parents Group

Shining Stars Young Parents Group starts again on the 14th January 2014. Its held 10am – 12.30pm at the St Peter’s Centre, Mansfield, every…Continue reading

Thank you Sarah!

While most of us were wrapped up warm and letting off fireworks Sarah was completing an epic journey across the Sahara – she walked 100km across sand…Continue reading

Goodbye and welcome

IAF would just like to say a big thank you and goodbye to Laura Spivey who leaves us this month, your hard work has been fundamental to the success of…Continue reading

College Principal Runs for Charity!

Asha Khemka OBE, the Principal of West Nottinghamshire College, our founder and trustee is entering the 10km race in Wollaton Park, Nottingham on Saturday 15th…Continue reading

AFC Mansfield and Forest Town Welfare host the IAF Strike Project

Our football project are kicks off on the 14th June and is being run at Forest Town Welfare road, Mansfield. AFC Mansfield were established in 2012, and are…Continue reading

Our boxing programme is really having an IMPACT

Our Impact boxing programme started on 8th May and has been a real hit with the young people taking part. It’s running from the Body and Soul Gym in…Continue reading

CHAD Champions

The Chad have agreed to support and help promote the Inspire and Achieve Foundation projects over the next few months – thank you Chad! You are our…Continue reading

Sarah’s 100km Sahara Trek

Bless her… she’s going to trek 100km across the Sahara just for us!... Surely that’s worthy of some support for her dedication and…Continue reading