With more than 96% of its employees being residing in the Tees Valley area, it's important to us to give back to the local community.

AV Dawson is a large source of local employment, with more than 96% of its employees being residing in the Tees Valley.

With such a high proportion of people employed locally, the company believes in giving back to the community in which it operates, supporting the needs of the area and its people.

This is why AV Dawson and the Port of Middlesbrough proudly supports a number of charities with the local community at their hearts.

This includes Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic a charity set up to help businesses and individuals join together to make Middlesbrough and Teesside better places in which to live, work and do business.

The business also supports a number of smaller charities and initiatives committed to supporting the needs of the area and its people to including food banks and various smaller charities.  

The Tees Valley is a hotbed of opportunity and Port of Middlesbrough is also committed to supporting the young people of the area to support and showcase the opportunities available in the area. this is why the company engages regularly with local education establishments, including schools, colleges and universities. They are also proud supporters of the High Tide foundation, a charity set up to ‘inspire the Teesside of tomorrow’ by opening young people’s eyes and minds to the Tees Valley’s diverse career opportunities, providing real life work experience to improve skills, raise confidence, and build aspirations.

The Maurice Dawson Fund

The Maurice Dawson Fund was a fund set up by AV Dawson for AV Dawson colleagues to help to support local community and charity initiatives important to them. The fund awards up to £1000 pound’s per quarter for initiatives close to our colleagues heart. This fund is only available to AV Dawson colleagues or colleagues in the AV Dawson Group.

If you would like submit an application form please download, complete and return form below.

The Maurice Dawson Fund Application Form

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