The Northern Powergrid Community Energy Seed Fund has launched at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. Applications can be made during September with a total of £50,000 available. […]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
Kevin Cahill, Chief Executive of Comic Relief, praised the long-standing partnership between Community Foundations and Comic Relief in building stronger communities. Talking to Third Sector magazine, he paid special tribute […]Read more
In July the Community Foundation took part in consultations on a new £40 million government fund to help medium-sized voluntary organisations and social enterprises become more sustainable. The fund will […]Read more