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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


TT2 Ltd connecting communities through Give2 Funds at the Community Foundation

TT2 Ltd has contributed £10,000 to support local communities in North Tyneside and South Tyneside. The donation from the company, which manages the Tyne Tunnels, has received a match of […]

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Vital Signs video

Vital Signs Update 2014

The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland has launched a Vital Signs Update 2014, to present the impact of the Vital Signs Tyne & Wear and Vital Signs Northumberland […]

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Local woods receive financial boost through LEAF

The Woodland Trust has received a grant from a Local Environment Action Fund (LEAF) at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland to re-vitalise two woods in the North […]

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

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