Women urged to “pay it forward” at a celebration of women in philanthropy

Irene Dorner, a philanthropist and fund-holder at the Community Foundation urged women to “pay it forward” at a recent celebration of women in philanthropy. The lunchtime event was held at the Crowne Plaza – Newcastle Stephenson Quarter and raised nearly £22,000, including a crowdfunding appeal by the Northern Learning Trust to establish a family learning project in South Tyneside. Now […]

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017 @ 4:49 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Business support for charities – a pathway through the maze

The Community Foundation has helped to launch a new website that will inspire North East businesses and charities to work together, and make it easier for them to do so. www.northeastskillssharing.org.uk has been established by the North East Skills Sharing Group, which is convened by the Community Foundation and brings together a range of organisations that help to broker relationships […]

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017 @ 4:37 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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About Crowne Plaza – Newcastle Stephenson Quarter

The Crowne Plaza has recently appointed Ellen Deboeck as its new General Manager. Ellen, who moved from Brussels to Newcastle, has nearly 25 years’ hospitality management experience from across the world. Ellen is delighted to have been a part of the Community Foundation’s celebration of Women in Philanthropy on International Women’s Day and said: “We’re delighted to host the Community […]

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017 @ 4:18 pm Filed under: Exclude All

It’s Time to Talk on Wednesday 19 April 2017

The Community Foundation is running one of its popular Time to Talk discussions from its base in Gosforth on Wednesday 19 April 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 but are an opportunity for those […]

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017 @ 2:09 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Sage Foundation launches $1 million Enterprise Fund to back the brightest ideas from charities

Sage, a market leader in cloud accounting software, has launched Sage Foundation’s Enterprise Fund. The new $1 million fund is open to charities with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives of military veterans, young people or women and girls in their local communities. Every day, across the UK, inspiring charity leaders, volunteers and their supporters are working tirelessly to […]

Posted on Thursday 16 March 2017 @ 1:58 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Enriching lives through effective giving

Women urged to “pay it forward” at a celebration of women in philanthropy

  Irene Dorner, a philanthropist and fund-holder at the Community Foundation urged women to “pay it forward” at a recent celebration of women in philanthropy. The lunchtime event was held at the Crowne Plaza – Newcastle Stephenson Quarter and raised nearly £15,500, including a crowdfunding appeal by the Northern Learning Trust to establish a family learning project in South Tyneside. […]

Posted on Monday 6 March 2017 @ 3:29 pm Filed under: Exclude All
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