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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

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Medics for the Community Fund launched to support health and wellbeing projects in the North East

The Medics for the Community Fund was launched at a celebration event at the Great North Museum in Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 16 March 2015. The event was attended […]

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George Loggie

The George Loggie Bursary for young artists

The George Loggie Bursary Scheme was set up in 2002 in memory of George Loggie, former Chair of Northern Arts.   Grants are given to promising young artists in the […]

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Kellett Fund 2015 is open for applications

The Kellett Fund, established in 1996 following a £5m legacy from Mr Douglas Kellett, supports projects that enable active ageing. Funding is available to community and voluntary sector agencies active […]

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Over £10,000 raised by International Women’s Day Lunch in aid of Women’s Fund

The Women’s Fund at the Community Foundation has been boosted by over £10,000 thanks to the eighth annual International Women’s Day Networking Lunch. Around 270 women attended the lunch which […]

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