Welcome to the Community Foundation
We strengthen communities and enrich local life by inspiring and supporting effective giving
We ensure the generosity of individuals, families, businesses and charities is matched with excellent groups and individuals that bring people together, provide great services and activities and make our area a better place to enjoy life. To apply for a grant or other support, click here.
Across our region, the case for supporting local communities has never been stronger. To read about the people who are already enjoying the rewards of giving back to their communities, click here.
Anyone can become a philanthropist through the Community Foundation. To find out how you can be the next, click here.
On Wednesday 8 May we launch our first report on Tyne & Wear’s Vital Signs. Vital Signs is a worldwide initiative started in Canada. Its purpose is to kick start …
55 community and voluntary groups in Tyne & wear and Northumberland have benefitted from small grants thanks to Comic Relief Community Cash. Organisations including drop-in centres, brownies, theatre groups …