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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

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

Call for applications

Anonymous To support voluntary and community groups based in or with projects to benefit the residents of Seahouses or Beadnell Projects suitable for consideration including the costs of equipment required […]

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Port of Tyne C A F

Engage creatively with our donors!

It is important for us to measure the impact and success of our grant-making. We asked the Port of Tyne Community Action Fund beneficiaries to send us a short video […]

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culture partnerships

Improving Board Leadership governance survey 2013

Culture Partnerships is working alongside Business in the Arts: North West in Liverpool on a Grants for the Arts funded programme to deliver a series of governance initiatives across the North of […]

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

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