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£98,000 raised for Surviving Winter

Great to see donations coming in to help vulnerable older people this winter. Thank you to everyone who has donated!

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Suffolk Dog Day

Fabulous but exhausting day out at Suffolk Dog Day 2016

More than £100,000 donated to the life-saving Surviving Winter campaign

Suffolk has once again proved itself as the kindest county in England, with more than £100,000 donated Read article

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Over £85,000 raised to help older people this winter

Our total is nearing £87,000! Can you help us to reach £100k by the end of this month? Support the campaign here Read article

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Donations for Surviving Winter Appeal pass £50k

Great to see donations coming in to help vulnerable older people. Thank you to everyone who has donated!

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10th Birthday!

This year, we are celebrating 10 years of Suffolk Community Foundation! Thank you to all our family.

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First grants panel for Horizon Fund

Horizon Fund awards Access Community Trust £1,625 towards their work supporting people with mental health issues

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Deadline extended for Suffolk Giving Fund

Submit your applications for Suffolk Giving Fund before 30 January! Grants of up to £2,000 available.... Read article

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Support for Surviving Winter Campaign as it reaches £66,000

The New Wolsey Theatre show their support to the campaign & we're two-thirds of the way towards this year’s target..... Read article

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New Anglia LEP Community Challenge Fund awards grants

£160,000 awarded to local charities to get disadvantaged people into work - great article in the Eastern Daily Press Read article

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It’s #GivingTuesday!

Thank you so much to everyone - volunteers, charities & donors, all helping to transform lives in Suffolk.

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Over £15,000 raised to help older people this winter

Thanks to the generosity of Suffolk people, over £15,000 has been raised in under 3 weeks. Support the campaign here Read article

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Donations for Surviving Winter Appeal passes £5,000

Great to see donations for #survivingwinter @suffolkgiving coming in now to help older and vulnerable ppl THANK YOU

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Read our latest e-bulletin

Catch up on the latest news in our October e-bulletin! Read article

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High Sheriff Awards 2015

High Sheriff Awards 2015 is now open! An awards programme to showcase the vibrant volunteering culture in Suffolk. Read article

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High Sheriff’s Fund

High Sheriff’s Fund is now open for applications. Are you a local group tackling community safety? Make sure you apply Read article

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Investing in our communities

Great article in Philanthropy Impact magazine about Community Foundations - see page 30 to 32 Read article

Help Oak Tree Low Carbon Farm in Ipswich win £1,000

Congratulations to Oak Tree Farm for being nominated for the Guardian's Live Better Community Project Award. Vote here: Read article

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Kevin Collins from Pound Gates Group highlights the importance of corporate social responsibility

Great article in EADT about local business the Pound Gates Group including their corporate fund supporting young people Read article

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Honorary Award for our Development Director

Congrats to Judi Newman who will be made a UCS Honorary Fellow - a positive recognition of our work for Suffolk. Read article

Calling all community projects…

If you've received a grant from us please do keep sharing your photos & stories -

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£45,000 raised at Suffolk Dog Day

Thank you to everyone who came along and helped raise £45,000 to support local community groups throughout the county!

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Success at Suffolk Dog Day

Congratulations to the gorgeous Claude and owner Emily for winning best in show @ Suffolk Dog Day on Sunday!

Suffolk Dog Day is less than 10 days away!

Support us by coming along to Suffolk Dog Day on 27 July at Helmingham Hall. It's a fun day out for all the family! Read article

Hughes-Hallett fund awards grant to Inside Out Community Arts in Mental Health

£3,400 will go towards the creation of a new project aimed at young adults with significant mental health issues

Mid Suffolk Holiday Opportunity Playscheme receives grant thanks to corporate donor

Acorn Fund (supported by Pound Gates & Sevatas) award £1000 - enabling children with disabilities access activity days

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Get your very own Suffolk Dog Day poster

Support Suffolk Dog Day by purchasing an 'Our Dog Loves' poster – 50% of sales go to the Foundation. Read article

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Suffolk Show Success

What a great couple of days at the Suffolk Show - new faces, familiar faces, purple candy floss and HRH Prince Harry!

Are you heading to the Suffolk Show?

We're very excited to have been chosen as this year’s President's charity @SuffolkShow - stand 178 – come and say hello!

AXA Insurance Fund awards grant to Suffolk Accident Rescue Service to help replace vital equipment

This funding will enable SARS to continue providing skilled medical aid voluntarily to local communities through Suffolk

A big thank you to the Suffolk Land Rover Owners Club

We're delighted to be one of the charities to benefit from the Suffolk Land Rover Owners Club fundraising this year.

Hello new banners!

We're excited about the delivery of our new banners today! Wonderful pictures of great community projects in Suffolk.

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Surviving Winter appeal raises more than £66,000 for those in need

The money raised is all thanks to the generosity of people in Suffolk - on behalf of those that benefited thank you! Read article

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Port Community Fund awards £2,000 to Felixstowe Area Community Transport Scheme

Enabling this essential service to expand to nearby villages, improving the quality of life for many local residents.

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New funding for Suffolk available from The Henry Smith Charity

The Henry Smith Charity has opened up its County Grants programme to groups that are addressing need within Suffolk. Read article

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Thinking about helping those close to home this year?

Check out Essential Suffolk's interview with Iain Jamie, Chair of our Development Board to read more about local giving Read article

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News from the US: Mark Zuckerberg’s $1bn philanthropy boost

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has donated $1bn to his local community foundation, highlighting local philanthropy. Read article

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all of our donors, volunteers and groups we support!

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Best of Suffolk

The Best of Suffolk Charity Fund started its grant making this week - supporting groups close to the holiday cottages

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£30,000 raised for Surviving Winter Appeal

£30,000 has been raised in 4 weeks thanks to the generosity of people in Suffolk. Read article

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Surviving Winter Appeal reaches milestone

Surviving Winter Appeal reaches £25,000 with 43 grants distributed to help older people this winter. Read article

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Surviving Winter Appeal reaches £20,000

£20,000 raised in 3 weeks thanks to public donations - 30 grants already distributed by Age UK Suffolk to older people Read article

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Focus12 receives £1,000

Shadwell Fund awards £1,000 to Focus12 to provide specialist counselling to clients from West Suffolk Probation Service

Using music to reduce isolation, lift spirits and improve wellbeing

£1,500 grant awarded to Music in Our Bones from the Bluebell Fund for singing group for vulnerable people in Felixstowe

£12,500 raised to help older people this winter

Thanks to the generosity of Suffolk people, £12,500 has been raised in under 2 weeks. Support the campaign here Read article


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