Over the years Nick Butter has worked with many non-profits, NGOs, and charitable causes around the world. Since Nick's sporting journey began he has always had a focus of supporting the people and the planet while he runs. Nick, with help from his team, and thousands of supporters from around the planet have helped to raise in excess of £1.2 million in charitable donations. In 2019 Nick set up his own non-profit The 196 Foundation. Below are a list of causes Nick actively supports. If you're interested in the environment, Free Your Footprint is Nick's initiative working to become the environmental hub for all runners.
Democratic Donorship - Non Profit
The worlds first 'democratic donorship'. Each donor gives £1.96 per month, no more no less. Every donation means one vote. Every year the foundation supports one cause. It could be a neighbour that needs help, or maybe something bigger like building a school. Many people, small donations, big change.
Nick set up Free Your Footprint with a bunch of enthusiastic runners who wanted to do more to help the planet. The motto is - The more you run, the more you help the planet. This is a growing community of runners who care about the planet.
Adventure Running Non-Profit
The Impact Marathon was born from a dream that we could use the simple power of running to uplift communities, and empower runners all over the world. Nick Kershaw and team deliver hugely positive and impactful events around the world.
Solar Energy Non-Profit
Nick Butter is officially partnered with Alex Honnold's 'Honnold Foundation' They work to 'Promote Solar Energy For A More Equitable World' This is Nick's principle charity partner.
Nick works with Gold Standard to ensure the highest standard of carbon offsetting. Working with Nick's initiative Free Your Footprint they support carbon offsetting for every expedition and more...
Recycled Plastic - Non Profit
Ocean Bottle works with plastic collecting communities all over the world. They produce a bottle that prevents 1000 plastic bottles entering the ocean.