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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.


Latest Community Foundation news

Vital Signs video

Tyne & Wear’s Vital Signs 2015. Can you help?

Mark Pierce, Head of Policy and Programmes discusses how you can have your say by supporting our research for the next edition of Tyne & Wear’s Vital Signs. When we […]

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Barmoor wind farm benefit fund grant recipients 1

Barmoor Wind Farm officially opened

Local groups benefit from £30,000 of awards through the Barmoor Wind Farm Community Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. EDF Energy Renewables has officially opened its […]

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Time To Talk: July 2015

“Time To Talk” sessions are monthly lunchtime round table discussions on a range of topics. There is no formal agenda but it is an opportunity for representatives from a range […]

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Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Enriching lives through effective giving

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