Celebrating the voluntary sector at the North East Charity Awards

Now in their second year, the North East Charity Awards celebrate the best in the region’s charity sector. This year saw an inaugural philanthropy award, sponsored by the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland and the County Durham Community Foundation. The philanthropy award was won by Jonathan Ruffer for his work at Auckland Castle. Runners up included Community Foundation […]

Posted on Wednesday 12 October 2016 @ 4:04 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Do you inspire children to learn about science?

The Community Foundation has extended the deadline for applications to its Enviresearch Fund. The Fund was established by Enviresearch, a specialist chemical consultancy company in Newcastle in February 2016 and aims to inspire children about science. The Community Foundation is encouraging applications from schools, community groups and charities who support young people to engage in science, environment and technology through […]

Posted on Wednesday 12 October 2016 @ 3:52 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Building Future Sustainability – only one session remaining!

Places for the Building Future Sustainability programme is now sold out in Newcastle but there is availability for the session in Hartlepool. The programme aims to support the voluntary sector to bring in more money, from more sources, more regularly 31 October 2016 to 29 March 2017 Hartlepool College of Further Education, Stockton Street, Hartlepool, TS24 7LB In February and March 2016 […]

Posted on Wednesday 12 October 2016 @ 3:28 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Last chance to register for our 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 Wednesday 12 October 2016 @ 3:17 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Your voluntary and community sector needs you!

To celebrate Trustees’ Week 2016, an event is being held in partnership with North East Together to discuss the issue that the North East needs more trustees. There are 6,900+ charities and not-for-profit organisations working across the North East all of which need outstanding governance to thrive. When: Wednesday 9 November 2016, 4.45pm-7.30pm Where: Brewin Dolphin, Time Central, Gallowgate, Newcastle […]

Posted on Wednesday 12 October 2016 @ 3:10 pm Filed under: Uncategorized

Northumberland’s Vital Signs reveals issues facing communities

Northumberland’s Vital Signs 2016, an initiative of the Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland, shows that while the county is a great place to live and work, issues such as youth unemployment and poverty are concerns given the area’s uncertain economic prospects. Vital Signs is a global initiative which gathers data and knowledge to influence how philanthropic support can […]

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2016 @ 11:05 am Filed under: Uncategorized
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