Seven local groups have been awarded a share of a £50,000 Northern Powergrid funding pot aimed at enabling new energy schemes to flourish in local communities. The Northern Powergrid Seed […]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
Cramlington Voluntary Youth Project has established a new archery programme thanks to funding from the CNL Young People’s Fund and the North 150 Fund and at the Community Foundation. Cramlington […]Read more
The Gateshead Housing Company and its partners are helping local people to cook healthily while watching the purse strings. ‘Healthier Homes’ is a project designed to engage families in a […]Read more
Our “Time to Talk” sessions offer an opportunity to meet staff of the Community Foundation and share questions, learn tips on applying for funding, tell us about your group’s plans, […]Read more