Bringing sectors together for a better environment, better community, and better economy.

Connecting organisations & businesses in the Greater Reading area

Are you looking to make connections and improve your local environment and community? Connect Reading can help you!

Each of our members has a unique and valuable contribution to make. We love getting to know you so we can help you build meaningful connections with long-term impact.

We focus on meeting actual needs and seek to always be innovative and creative as we work together to build a better Reading… for everyone!

Improve the local environment, community & economy

Access Connect Reading learning events for free

Connect & network with local businesses & organisations

Create & measure social value, improving your ESG

How you can get involved


We offer businesses bespoke support to achieve their environmental, social and governance goals. In doing so, we ensure that they are making a significant and measurable positive social impact on the local community.


Knowing our members well results in charities and non-profits receiving targeted support where it’s truly needed. Our events will help you access resources, make the most of opportunities through new relationships and showcase your work.


Membership means you’ll become part of our community alongside more than 130 other local organisations. You’ll gain access to Connect Reading projects and events, networking opportunities and be the first to hear our news.

Public Sector

By getting to know you we can put you in touch with the organisations who can truly make a difference to you. Our network means you can build deeper relationships with the local Reading community.

What our members say

Photos across the site used with permission from Reading-based photographers Matt Emmett, Caroline Gratrix & Tina Panting.

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