Ringtons cash boost for day centre in Tynemouth

Tynemouth Village Day Centre has received a donation of £6,820 from staff at Newcastle-based tea and coffee company Ringtons with match funding from the Ringtons Community Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. As its Charity of the Year in 2016-17, staff at Ringtons raised £3,410 through fundraising by staff at Ringtons’ head office in Byker, Newcastle […]

Posted on Friday 23 June 2017 @ 2:51 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Northstar Ventures social investment breakfast event

Northstar Ventures is hosting a networking breakfast where you can meet up North East VCSE organisations over a continental breakfast. Northstar will also be offering informal 1-2-1s with their Social Investment managers, on a first-come first-served basis. So if you’d like to have a chat about your ideas, learn more about how social investment works, or just want to introduce […]

Posted on Friday 23 June 2017 @ 2:48 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Ten Years of Third Sector Trends

Voluntary and community groups in North East England have shown remarkable resilience in the face of 10 years of economic and political change, but many are having to run faster to stand still, with pressure higher on those in the poorest areas. Those are some of the main messages I take from the latest findings from the unique and ground-breaking […]

Posted on Thursday 22 June 2017 @ 5:00 pm Filed under: Blog

Time to Talk session: Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland will be running one of its popular Time to Talk discussions from its base in Gosforth on Wednesday 20 September 2017. Time to Talk sessions are open to anyone connected with a group, charity, or support agency, and we welcome volunteers, staff members, consultants, fundraisers or trustees. The sessions have no agenda […]

Posted on Thursday 8 June 2017 @ 4:30 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

UKCF launch manifesto

UK Community Foundations (UKCF), the national body of which the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is a member, has launched its manifesto for this week’s General Election, putting communities at the centre of civil society. The manifesto calls on the next Government in power to: Strengthen local communities now and in the future by investing funds from dormant […]

Posted on Thursday 8 June 2017 @ 4:25 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

High Sheriff of Tyne & Wear Charity Golf Day

The High Sheriff of Tyne & Wear Fundraising Group is raising money for the High Sheriff of Tyne & Wear Fund at the Community Foundation with a golf day at Matfen Hall. On 8 September 2017 a Golf Day Challenge will be held at the Matfen Hall. Golfers will have a chance to compete on one of the most luxurious golf […]

Posted on Thursday 8 June 2017 @ 4:21 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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