Professor Chris Drinkwater CBE, a GP in Newcastle for 23 years, former President and Public Health Lead for the NHS Alliance and now Chair of HealthWORKS Newcastle and Chair of […]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 Local Environmental Action Fund (LEAF) is a collaborative fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland which tackles environmental issues through practical action to support behaviour change […]Read more
Our Year 2014 has launched, celebrating the success of the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland in enriching lives through effective giving. During the year the Community Foundation awarded […]Read more