Help Tap Social Grow Our Impact

by Amy Taylor in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

We did it
On 1st February 2024 we successfully raised £37,007 with 438 supporters in 57 days

We need to raise £40,000 for a crucial growth stage which will allow us to continue offering life-changing interventions for prison leavers.

by Amy Taylor in Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom


Who we are

Since 2016, Tap Social Movement has brewed, baked, and run community venues to help turn lives around. Creating training and employment opportunities for prisoners and prison leavers is at the heart of everything we do, and our brewery, bakery, and five hospitality venues are exciting hubs of employment and innovation. With your help, 2024 will be the launchpad onto even greater things. 

Some good news!

This year we’re proud to have earned the ‘Purposeful Business Award’ at the annual Oxfordshire Business Awards and ‘Best Community Food Endeavour’ at the Ox in a Box Food Awards, and we were shortlisted for ‘Consumer-Facing Social Enterprise of the Year’ at the nationwide Social Enterprise UK Awards 2023. Our brewery has won several medals at the annual SIBA Independent Beer Awards, too.


Why what Tap Social is doing is so important

We are privileged to be able to have a real impact on the lives of those who need a helping hand to turn things around.  To quote from just a couple of members of our team, past and present:

“I know I’ve got people on my side, and that makes me step up… I could never repay Tap for what they’ve helped me gain … It’s not often you’re going to come across a group of people who want to help like that.  If they can grow, believe me, it will only be positive.”  

“It was a little bit difficult at first, coming from being by yourself and being in a cell 23 hours a day, to learning to communicate and be in a crowd. Working here has helped me build a social network, which I never really had before. Most of all, I feel like I have a sense of structure in my life. There’s many, many things this job has done for me: I’d be here for ages if I was to try and give you all of it.”


Our impact

To date, with the help of you, our wonderful supporters, we have been able to have these life changing impacts on the lives of individuals, and we have created over 80,000 hours of meaningful, paid employment (that’s over 38 years of full time work!) for some of the most disadvantaged people in our communities, helping them to re-engage with work after prison and escape the cycle of reoffending.

Over 500 people have been touched by our programmes and among those who’ve worked with us, reoffending rates are one tenth of the national average - benefiting individuals, reducing victims of crime, building more resilient and compassionate communities and saving taxpayer money.


Please support us to do this work

The need for our life-changing intervention has never been greater and the time is right for us to ask you to continue to support us in our mission. The twin storms of COVID-19 and the cost of living crisis have put enormous strain on the hospitality industry, and our exciting plans for the future need your support to enable us to bring them to life. 

Your pledge will allow us to unlock the next crucial growth stages for Tap Social, bringing exciting new and inclusive products to new and wider audiences, building on the success of our amazing bakery team, and investing in our sales people to ensure we can continue turning many more lives around for many years to come. 


Physical products ordered before 17 December have been shipped. All products ordered after then will be shipped shortly after the campaign ends on 10 January, 2024.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£150 or more

24-Hour Mega Bonus!

Exclusive bonus reward for the campaign's final 24 hours! Pledge £150 and receive a £180 voucher to spend in our venues (unused balances carry over from visit to visit!), PLUS a mixed six-pack of fresh beer straight from our brewery.

£10 or more

Do'nut Wanna Miss This

Two coffees and two doughnuts at Proof Social Bakehouse. Delicious!

£10 or more

Mine's A Pint

Two pints of Tap Social core range beer at any of our venues. Cheers!

£20 or more

Totes Can Do

A mixed six pack of 330 and 440ml cans in one of our branded tote bags!

£25 or more

Bonus Fiver

A £30 gift voucher to spend at any of our venues! It's basically free money.

£50 or more

Bargain Hunter

A £60 voucher to spend at any of our venues. That's £10 free...!

£50 or more

Case of the CanDays

A case of 24 mixed 330ml cans plus a branded tote bag. No case of the Mondays here!

£65 or more

11 of 25 claimed

Brews and Brews

Coffee and beer unite with a case of 24 mixed 330ml cans and a Proof Social Bakehouse coffee keep cup.

£75 or more

13 of 20 claimed


A case of 24 mixed 330ml cans plus a branded embroidered jumper and branded tote bag... jump up jump up and get down!

£100 or more

Free Money

Pledge £100 and get a gift voucher for £125 to spend in any of our venues!

£150 or more

Year of the Numbskull

Become a Tap Social member for a year - get a 10% discount card that can be used at all of our venues and on our web shop. We'll kick things off with a mixed 12 pack of 330ml cans too!

£250 or more

Closer Look

Tour our production brewery and muck in on a brew day. Enjoy Proof Social Bakehouse pastries and coffee during the day and walk away with a mixed 12 pack of cans plus professional photos of your visit. (Approximate length 4 hours)

£300 or more

1 of 4 claimed

House Party

Throw the coolest house party around and be talk of the town with a proper beer set up at home. We'll deliver a mobile beer dispenser + 2 kegs of your choice of our core range beers (that's over 100 pints!) for you to enjoy in the comfort of your own living room. Available over Christmas and NY - first come first served!

£600 or more

Twelve Terrific Months

Receive one case of 24 mixed 330ml cans or the 440ml equivalent, every single month for 12 months. Value minimum £695

£2,500 or more

1 of 5 claimed

What's Brewing?

Collaborate with Tap Social on your very own beer. Join our brewers for a brew day on our Botley brew kit where you'll muck in and help every step of the way. Once it's ready, enjoy a private launch party of your beer at the taproom with up to 75 guests. *Style/ABV restrictions apply. We will work with you to find a mutually suitable date for your party (full private hire Sunday-Wednesday or mezzanine hire Thursday-Saturday).

£5,000 or more

0 of 10 claimed

Everyone Loves An Open Bar.

Enjoy private hire of the taproom and a fully open bar on a Sunday-Thursday night for up to 125 guests. Just think of the possibilities....

£7,500 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Corporate Cool

Office parties don't have to be boring. This pledge gets you a fully customised work do for up to 150 people. We're talking anything from karaoke, beer tastings, live music, open bar - the world (party) is your oyster. Pop us an email to confirm what you're after and we'll make it happen.

£8,000 or more

0 of 4 claimed

I Think I Wanna Marry You

Take 20% off our regular Saturday night rates for a private wedding reception at our taproom for up to 200 guests. With £4000 venue hire and the remaining £4000 as a bar tab, we can hear the wedding bells ringing already. *Please inquire about date availability before pledging!

£10,000 or more

1 of 5 claimed

You're the Captain now.

It's a production brewery takeover! Work closely with our Head Brewer to develop your dream beer, actively participate in the brew day, work with Tap Social’s marketing team to develop a name and artwork, return to the brewery on packaging day to help can, leave that day with 10 cases of your beer, and invite up to 100 people for a private open bar launch party of your beer at the Tap Social venue of your choice.

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