In late August, the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland will be moving to new premises in Gosforth. Please note the Community Foundation will be temporarily closed from […]Read more
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
The Platten Family Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland has made a founding grant of £50,000 to support the creation of the IGNITE Centre for Engineering […]Read more
The Local Environmental Action Fund (LEAF) at the Community Foundation is backing national campaign #KeepItInTheGround which encourages people to think about the impact of fossil fuel use. Established in 2006, […]Read more
Sue Martin, Grant Programme Executive at the Community Foundation was recognised for her volunteering contribution to Sported at an awards ceremony at the House of Lords last week. The inaugural […]Read more