Many people, families, large companies, small businesses and charitable trusts give locally through Devon Community Foundation.

All our donors know that we have the local knowledge and experience to connect them to issues that really matters to them, helping their giving to support the groups that really do make a difference locally.  



Philanthropy simply stated means “the love of humanity”. We celebrate giving in all of its forms. Philanthropy is for everyone, no matter what your personal wealth.

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How to give

If you’re interested in investing in your local community to support those in need, the Foundation has a variety of ways to support you in your journey.

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The difference we make

Last year our grants helped to support thousands of people across the county making an immediate impact on their lives now and leaving a lasting legacy for the future.

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What we do for our donors

If you have ever considered giving locally and perhaps starting a charitable foundation, or if you already have one, there is a better way…

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Surviving Winter

  Winter is a dangerous time for some of our older and vulnerable neighbours, with more than 13% of households in Devon living in fuel poverty compared to 10.5% in England overall. Fuel poverty causes serious health problems including...

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