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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

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

Job Opportunity: Fund Development Manager

A unique opportunity to join the UK’s largest community foundation, supporting and advising donors and developing the effectiveness of their giving. FUND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER 35 hours a week Starting salary […]

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New Fund launched to support local communities

The EDF Energy Renewables Barmoor Windfarm Community Benefit Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is now open for applications.  The fund has recently been established by […]

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Fabian French announced as Chief Executive, UK Community Foundations

UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the national body of which the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is a member, has announced the appointment of Fabian French as its new […]

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Northern Rock Foundation gives £1.5m in grants to four Community Foundations

Northern Rock Foundation has announced four special awards totalling £1.5 million as part of its final programme of work in 2015. Northern Rock Foundation has awarded £1.5 million in grants […]

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

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