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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

Tyne & Wear’s Vital Signs 2015

Vital Signs reports are being produced across the UK, and internationally. Their purpose is to inspire philanthropic giving, ensuring that it reflects an understanding of the needs and views of […]

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Arts Partner Meeting & Welcome to our new home

Wednesday 7th October 4.30pm – 6pm Supported by Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy       Our first Arts Partner meeting in our new home will focus on the findings of our recent […]

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Owen Pugh cements support for youth project

A leading North East construction firm has cemented its commitment to a Tyneside youth project, which has provided valuable support to over 3,000 young people since it launched over 20 […]

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

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