Archive for November, 2014

28 Nov 2014

Yesterday saw the launch of the UK Community Foundations video to the community foundation network at the biennial symposium.  The video features groups funded by Leeds Community Foundation, Wales Community Foundation and Berkshire Community Foundation. Rev. Jan Gould, founder of Making Music Changing Lives, a charity which aims to bring an understanding of community and a development […]

27 Nov 2014

On Monday 24th November 2014, Suffolk Community Foundation held its Annual General Meeting at Trinity Park in Ipswich. It was announced that in the year 2013/14 541 grants were made totalling £2million and 13 new funds were established to support local communities in Suffolk. Guest speakers included Diana Porter, Chief Executive of Fresh Start-new beginnings, […]

26 Nov 2014

Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, addressed the UK Community Foundations annual symposium last week and gives his wholehearted endorsement to the work we do. In his words: “Prosperity requires not just investment in economic capital, but also investment in social capital. In a free market system, which reinforces naturally the primacy of the individual, […]

25 Nov 2014

Local community groups are being encouraged to apply for grant funding to support the wider aspirations of Raising the Bar. The Raising the Bar Community Fund is designed to provide grants to projects led by organisations other than schools, such as charities and social enterprises, who have a role in supporting the development of Suffolk’s […]

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