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Live or work in Northumberland? You could win £100!

  Northumberland’s Vital Signs is a Community Foundation initiative that seeks to identify the challenges facing our county, and the practical steps that can be taken by civil society organisations with support from philanthropic givers. We want everyone who lives and works in Northumberland to have their say and support our research in 2016, and by taking part you could win £100 […]

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016 @ 3:45 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Blyth Tall Ship finds home thanks to North P&I Club

Leading marine liability insurer, the North of England P&I Association (North P&I Club) has helped house a major heritage attraction in Blyth thanks to a grant from its Fund at the Community Foundation. The North 150 Fund at the Community Foundation made an award of £10,000 to create a berth for Blyth’s community tall ship, which is set to become […]

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016 @ 3:27 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Breakfast Seminar: Working With Trustees

Thinking about raising finance? Northstar Ventures is organising a Social Investment Breakfast Seminar on 8 July to discuss how management teams of charitable organisations can work with their trustees to make successful strategic decisions regarding social investment. When it comes to raising finance, communication between management and trustees can be challenging. A common issue among charitable organisations is the need […]

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016 @ 2:57 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Schoolchildren head out and about in Northumberland

Schoolchildren in Newcastle upon Tyne are learning about nature with the Out and About Project at Northumberland Wildlife Trust. With support from the Out and About Fund at the Community Foundation and private donors Graham and Sara Alder, the project helped connect children to nature using forest school techniques including den building, mapping activities, looking at animal skins and skulls, […]

Posted on Monday 20 June 2016 @ 2:22 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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Gardens open at Capheaton Hall in aid of the High Sheriff’s Fund on 25 June 2016

One of the great halls of Northumberland, Capheaton Hall, will open its gardens on 25 June 2016 in aid of the High Sheriff of Northumberland Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland.  The Capheaton Hall gardens will be open to the public from 10 am to 5pm, where you will have a chance to view a historic Georgian conservatory, splendid green parkland and […]

Posted on Thursday 16 June 2016 @ 10:24 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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Max King’s Three Fall Challenge in aid of the Community Foundation and RNLI

When Max King was seated next to Chris Copeland, Chairman of RNLI Sherborne Branch at the annual Airborne Gunners dinner, he was there to look after and transport his 90-year-old father to the function. Little did he know that by the end of the evening he would be volunteering to jump for charity by completing a tandem parachute jump from […]

Posted on Wednesday 8 June 2016 @ 2:26 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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