Connecting classrooms with careers across the Tees Valley.

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All of our programmes are delivered completely free of charge to schools and colleges across the Tees Valley. This is only possible thanks to generous individual donations, corporate fundraising and the commitment of our business members. Every penny donated helps young people in our region engage with employers, understand the world of work, improve personal skills and raise aspirations.

If you’d like to donate or raise money for High Tide, take a look at the options below. If you need support organising your fundraising efforts, we’ll be more than happy to help – simply get in touch.

Donate Online

If you would like to donate to us online you can visit our Just Giving page by clicking below.

Donate Online

You can also donate using Amazon Smile, all you need to do is shop on Amazon by using the link below and 0.5% of your purchase will be donated by Amazon to us.

Donate Using Amazon Smile


Donate by Post

If you wish to send us a cheque please make the cheque payable to ‘the High Tide Foundation’ and send it to:

The High Tide Foundation
Plenary BV House
Queens Square

Sponsorship Form

Click the button below to download our sponsorship form.

Download our Sponsorship Form


Fundraising Pack for Schools

Would your school like to fundraise on behalf of the High Tide Foundation? We’ve put together a helpful pack of ideas and pull-outs for you to download and enjoy! From bake sales to ‘Guess the Name of the Bear’, we’ve got plenty of suggestions to help you raise money.

Download our Fundraising Pack for Schools


Fundraising Pack for Businesses

Does your business want to raise money for the High Tide Foundation? Download our Fundraising Pack for Businesses, jam-packed with ideas to get your colleagues involved. From ‘Wear a Silly Tie to Work Day’ to raffles, or even a swear box, we’ve got tons of ideas to get you going.

Download our Fundraising Pack for Businesses


Both of our fundraising packs were lovingly designed by High Tide Foundation Apprentice, Lauren Jackson.

Upcoming Programmes

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days spent connecting young people with businesses through immersive virtual placements and inspiring workplace experiences.


young people engaged with and supported to increase awareness, improve skills, build confidence and raise aspirations.


businesses of all sectors and sizes, helping to showcase opportunities and shape the workforce of tomorrow.

"The programme has inspired me because I thought Engineering was just for boys but now I know that girls are able to exact same jobs as men."

Year 8 student from Redcar

"I thought you’d have to leave the area to get a job as a filmmaker but, because of High Tide, I’m now doing that in my home town. It's just the best."

Year 11 students from Stockton

"Before I did the High Tide work experience programme I didn’t really know anything about job opportunities in Tees Valley. Now I know what I want to do and High Tide has helped me get there."

Year 11 student from Middlesbrough

"Because of High Tide I now know that I want to get an apprenticeship with a local company and be an Engineer."

Year 9 student from Middlesbrough

"I am grateful for my visit and experience; I now know my career aims and what I need to do to get there. Some of my best memories are because of High Tide and I would recommend it to all young people."

Year 9 student from Middlesbrough

"My experience has provided me with amazing opportunities and allowed me to meet very influential people who have helped me to gain confidence and skills that I can take with me for the rest of my life."

Year 10 student from Stockton

Access for all

Our programmes are open to schools and colleges across the Tees Valley, and delivered by businesses of all shapes and sizes.

Free of charge

It’s simple to get involved and easy to organise. Our initiatives are delivered completely free of charge to schools and colleges.

Fully Supported

For businesses, it’s straight-forward to support. We’ll plan and deliver sessions; all we need is your time, passion and commitment.

Our Corporate Partners

Casper Shipping
Jacksons Law Firm
PD Ports