Community Ventures – open for applications now!

Community Ventures is a Community Foundation programme that provides in-depth support to voluntary organisations in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, helping the sector to be as effective, responsive and resilient as possible. The programme can provide you with time and expertise from experienced senior leaders from the region’s business, public and charitable sectors and has supported more than fifty organisations […]

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016 @ 11:29 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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Third Sector Trends in North East England

Third Sector Trends Study – a special call to groups in Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and south-east Northumberland The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is financing a new round of research through the Third Sector Trends Study, alongside partners the Esmée Fairbairn and Garfield Weston Foundations. We need as many grantees and voluntary sector members as possible to […]

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016 @ 11:22 am Filed under: Uncategorized

LEAF challenges you to tackle litter and pollution in your community!

The Local Environmental Action Fund (LEAF) at the Community Foundation is open for applications with a new Challenge Award of between £20,000 to £30,000 for projects that directly tackle the issue of litter or pollution in our communities. The Fund exists in partnership with a host of regional funders to help projects tackle environmental issues in Tyne & Wear and […]

Posted on Wednesday 7 December 2016 @ 11:19 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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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 7 December 2016 @ 11:05 am Filed under: Uncategorized
Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland - Enriching lives through effective giving

Job opportunity: Programme Advisor

PROGRAMME ADVISOR Starting salary £25,833 plus pension contribution 35 hours a week, initial 12-month contract with possibility of continuation Based Newcastle upon Tyne Closing date: 12 noon, Thursday 8 December 2016 Panel interviews: Thursday 15 December 2016 We support 100s of community causes each year through the generosity and engagement of our donors and funding partners. We are looking for […]

Posted on Thursday 1 December 2016 @ 3:42 pm Filed under: News

Philanthropist serves Raspberry Pi to North East primary schools

North East philanthropist Tony Platten is helping primary schools to purchase cutting edge Raspberry Pi technology via a new school grants scheme at the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland. Schools in Tyne & Wear and Northumberland can receive “a slice of the Pi” with awards of £1,000 or £2,000 from the Community Foundation’s Platten Family Fund. The grants […]

Posted on Tuesday 22 November 2016 @ 3:57 pm Filed under: Uncategorized
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