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Together with our donors, clients and fund holders Devon Community Foundation invests in strengthening local communities. We award grants to charities, voluntary and community groups in Devon.

The majority of grants we award are between £1,000 and £5,000 (with the average around £2,000) and we are particularly interested in supporting smaller community groups. 

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We aim to make the grant application process simple and accessible for all local voluntary and community groups, regardless of size and professional fund-raising expertise.

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The difference we make

In 2016 our grants helped to support nearly 58,539 people across the county making an immediate impact on their lives now and leaving a lasting legacy for the future.

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Community Benefit Funds

Renewable energy and land or property development firms often make charitable investments in the communities where they work through Community Benefit Funds. Devon Community Foundation has a strong track record of working with developers to ensure these funds are invested...

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This section of the website includes helpful information and tips to guide you through the grants process, including: eligibility, exclusions and guidance notes.

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