Community giving scheme launched in Dorset
19 October 2012 Last updated at 09:39 BST
Dorset has been chosen to pioneer a government project designed to encourage businesses to do more for their local communities.
The Corporate Community Giving Scheme was launched in Poole.
Crumbs Cafe project in Boscombe, Bournemouth, which trains people with disabilities, is one project that could benefit from the programme.