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Job opportunity: Chief Philanthropy Officer

Chief Philanthropy Officer Salary circa £55,000 As the leading community foundation in the UK, the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland exists to ensure the long-term vitality of people and places in our area and the wider North East of England. This is a particularly exciting time for our organisation and we are seeking an outstanding strategic development professional to […]

Posted on Friday 13 May 2016 @ 11:03 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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Celebrating Ted Weekes’ legacy 15 years on

The Ted Weekes Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland has reached a 15-year milestone and awarded over £100,000 to organisations working with young people in Seaton Sluice and New Hartley. The Fund was established with a legacy gift from Dr Ted Weekes, a local councillor and former chair of the Northumberland County Council Education Committee. Dr […]

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016 @ 4:00 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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Time to Talk: Community Music Special on 19 July 2016

Time to Talk: Community Music Special In partnership with Youth Music 19 July 2016: noon to 1.30pm The Community Foundation will be hosting a themed Time to Talk round table discussion on 19 July 2016 focusing on supporting community music projects. The session is open to anyone working in the area of community music and is an opportunity to come […]

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016 @ 1:27 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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Community groups bowled over by charity donations

Two Tyneside bowling clubs have held a special match to celebrate the support they have received from a local infrastructure provider through the Give2 Funds at the Community Foundation. Collingwood Bowling Club in North Shields and Jarrow Borough Bowling Club played the friendly match on Collingwood’s green, to celebrate donations made by TT2 Limited, the operator of the Tyne Tunnels. […]

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016 @ 12:02 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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Live or work in Northumberland? You could win £100!

Mark Pierce discusses how you can take part in our short survey regarding community assets in Northumberland. When we published Northumberland’s Vital Signs in 2013 we talked a lot about the needs of the county. In 2016 we want Vital Signs to have a greater focus on why Northumberland is a great place to be, and how community philanthropy could […]

Posted on Wednesday 25 May 2016 @ 11:51 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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Employer Sponsored Volunteering: Realising the Potential in the North East

Friday 10th June 2016 – Tyne Metropolitan College (Coast Road Campus), Battle Hill Drive, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear NE28 9NL 8am – 1.30pm including breakfast and lunch The University of Sheffield and the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, in collaboration with a range of partners from across the voluntary, private, and education sectors, are delighted to announce details […]

Posted on Tuesday 24 May 2016 @ 3:25 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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