The Coal Mining Charity

Enabling former coal miners and mining communities to reduce disadvantage.

Improving Lives

Helping you

We’re here to improve the lives of former coal miners and their families. We understand the struggles faced by those in former coal mining communities. We help you overcome some of the barriers you come up against and support you to lead a better quality life.

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Thriving Communities

Supporting charities

We help more than 200 independent mining charities to continue delivering essential recreational and social facilities in local communities. Through providing guidance and governance support for coal mining charities to help them thrive.

How Can We Help

Our Work In Numbers

What we achieved in 2023

2439

People received our support

230

Local mining charities provided with support and guidance

3.4m

Worth of additional income for beneficiaries

£ 168 k+

In grants given away to individuals

£ 98 k

In funds invested in other charities

We've Been Busy

Latest news

Celebrating Small Charities

Last week, to honour Small Charity Week, we visited Treeton Memorial Community Centre and Playing ...

Workshops for Miners' Welfares

  CISWO has been engaging with miners' welfare trustees through a series of workshops aimed ...

Miners' Welfare Newsletter 6

The sixth edition of our Miners' Welfare Newsletter is now available to read. In this ...

Education Grant Support

Applications are now open for the CISWO Education Grant to help support former mineworkers and ...

Get In Touch

How can we help you?

01709 728 115

mail@ciswo.org.uk

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