Join us this October for a Time To Talk Environmental Roadshow in Cramlington

The Community Foundation and Northumberland Community Voluntary Action is inviting you to a Time To Talk Special, focusing on grant-making opportunities for environmental projects.  The roadshow, which is being held by the NCVA in Cramlington, is open to anyone working in the area of environmental funding, policy-making or project delivery. The round table discussion is free, and is an opportunity to […]

Posted on Thursday 25 August 2016 @ 1:29 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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Community Foundation appoints first Chief Philanthropy Officer

The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland has appointed Sandra King as its first Chief Philanthropy Officer with a remit to grow our practice as a world-class centre for philanthropy. As Chief Philanthropy Officer, Sandra will be a deputy to the Chief Executive, Rob Williamson, and will lead work to inspire and support philanthropy with new and existing donors […]

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016 @ 10:51 am Filed under: Uncategorized

Northern Gas Networks launches £50K Community Promises Fund: How to apply

Leeds Community Foundation in partnership with Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is working with Northern Gas Networks to deliver the Community Promises Fund. NGN delivers gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in much of Yorkshire, the North East and Northern Cumbria and are launching this fund as part of their ongoing commitment to local communities. Grants of between […]

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016 @ 10:41 am Filed under: Uncategorized

Apply now for a High Sheriff of Northumberland Award

The High Sheriff of Northumberland, Mr Willy Browne-Swinburne is encouraging applications to an Awards Scheme celebrating the work of young people in Northumberland. The High Sheriff of Northumberland Awards recognise and reward local organisations which support children and young people in a safe and secure environment to develop confidence, build skills, find fun and friendship,  and learn how to be […]

Posted on Wednesday 17 August 2016 @ 10:26 am Filed under: Uncategorized

Northern Gas Networks launches £50K Community Promises Fund

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) has launched a brand new £50,000 Community Promises Fund to support local communities across the North of England. NGN transports gas to 2.7 million homes and businesses in the North East, northern Cumbria and much of Yorkshire, including cities and towns such as Leeds, Newcastle, Sunderland, Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull and Darlington. You’ll often see their engineers […]

Posted on Tuesday 16 August 2016 @ 10:01 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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Community benefit fund in Green Rigg is looking for a new panel member

The Community Foundation is recruiting a community panel member for the EDF-ER Green Rigg Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund. This £36,000 per year fund covers a ten mile radius from the Green Rigg Wind Farm in Birtley Parish, Northumberland.  Community groups, charities, parish councils and schools can apply for a grant of up to £5,000 for a range of projects, […]

Posted on Friday 5 August 2016 @ 2:33 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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