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Report Highlights Burton Albion Community Trust’s Increasing Impact

October 31 2022 - News Release News Editorial

THE incredible impact made by Burton Albion Community Trust has been highlighted by an independent report which shows the full breadth of the charity’s work.

Report Highlights Burton Albion Community Trust’s Increasing Impact

The trust reached a record 12,589 participants across 49 programmes in 2021-22. That included 4,633 children across East Staffordshire supported through the Premier League Primary Stars programme delivered by BACT. The participants represented a diverse age, gender, physical ability/disability and ethnicity. A total of 30 per cent of BACT participants were from an ethnic minority background. More than 7.3 per cent disclosed a physical or mental health condition.

A massive 85 per cent of participants felt that their activity at BACT was positive or very positive for their personal development.

The charity also made a substantial difference to the local economy. The direct economic impact was calculated at £5.5 million – a massive increase on the £2.6m on the last report. BACT attracted £1.16m of investment through funding, sponsorship, donations and grants. The charity employs 40 full-time, 13 part-time and two casual staff members.

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