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Devon Community Foundation has set up the Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund to raise funds for local charitable groups that are supporting the most vulnerable people affected by the outbreak of coronavirus. Through the Devon Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund, we...
Last night the National Emergencies Trust launched an appeal to raise funds to help local charities to support those individuals suffering hardship as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. It was launched by the Duke of Cambridge with this address: ...
As of Tuesday 17th March and in line with the advice issued by Public Health England, we at Devon Community Foundation have temporarily closed our offices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  All staff are therefore working from home,...
Devon Community Foundation recognises that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on civil society groups, and want to offer reassurance that we stand shoulder to shoulder with the sector during this time. We wish...
Last week our Board meeting had a rather special agenda, as at Devon Community Foundation we prepared to wish a fond farewell to our Chair of Trustees, Steve Hindley, who has stepped down after almost 20 years. Steve joined DCF...
Hello and welcome to your first newsletter of 2020! We've had a busy start to the year at DCF and have already celebrated the appointment of 5 new staff,  a new Chair of Trustees and a work birthday for Scott, our Philanthropy...
An interview with Dinah Cox “Once you open your eyes, you can’t close them again.” Dinah Cox and I are discussing the paths that have led us to this particular point in our lives. I’m not of course, referring to...
The Mohn Westlake Foundation was established in 2016… …by Marit Mohn and her son Stian Westlake following the sale of their stake in their family ship-pump manufacturing company, Frank Mohn AS of Norway. The Mohns are well known among Norwegians...
In 2010, in an interview for The Western Morning News, our CEO Martha said: Now seems like as relevant time as any to revisit her words because at DCF we’re launching a brand-new hashtag – the function of which,...
by Jo Moulton When you think about what a charity does you probably think about the end result of what their purpose is.  For instance, in a minute, when I introduce the charity that this article is about, your synapses...
by Jo Moulton Anything unknown in life comes with, I guess, a certain amount of expectation. Just because we are holding them here at work today, let’s use the scenario of going to a job interview as an example; you...
A blog by Knowledge Guru Nicola Frost Market Towns – for all your sheep-buying needs, and much, much more! The Carnegie UK Trust’s recently published report, Turnaround Towns UK, shines a welcome light on what elements can support a town...
By Jo Moulton From our privileged position of grant-maker, at DCF we get to meet people that at this time of year I am allowed to describe simply, as angels. These individuals surpass the business of life that the rest...
Greetings and welcome to this special Christmas edition of our e-news. We know that as well as being a time of togetherness and celebration, these holidays can also be a difficult time for some. This News we're singing for the heroes...
We'd like to say huge thank you and best wishes of the season to all our supporters and partners! To get a little bit of DCF every day next year... Download your free printable 2020 Devon Community Foundation Calendar here! ...