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Last month Devon Community Foundation were thrilled to be joined by two of its youngest panel members yet, as representatives gathered to undertake the most recent round of decision making for the National Programme, “#iwill.” The #iwill campaign was conceived...
A blog by Knowledge Guru Nicola Frost Why I can’t resign from the Pig Club I've lost track of the number of times I've tried to resign from Crediton Pig Club. There are plenty of good reasons to do so:...
We are currently seeking two new faces to join the DCF team. Applications for both the following roles are being accepted until 9am on Monday 4th November. Project Co-ordinator Tiverton Up to 30 hours per week (Mon-Thurs) £20, 808 pro...
A grant from a fund managed by DCF has ensured a local support group for people with a degenerative eye disease has been able to offer members free days out for another year. The Bude & Holsworthy Macular Group organise...
Local community housing projects and charities in Devon are being urged to put their case forward as Nationwide, the world’s largest building society, makes £500, 000 available to help make a difference to communities across the South West. The Society...
And just like that...the summer was gone! Now we have winter knocking on our door we thought it would only be pertinent to start thinking about what this change of season can mean for the more vulnerable in our communities....
An interview with Caroline Harlow I don’t know why, but when I think about the trustees at Devon Community Foundation I can’t help thinking about the scene in the Lord of the Rings when the Fellowship of the Ring is...
Young at Heart Club Who’d have thought that, when I was asked if I would like to visit a charity event for people ranging in age from 80 to 100, I would end up shooting for baskets in a basketball...
What is a Community Foundation’s USP? This question, and many offered answers, came up several times over the course of the UKCF conference. The strongest contender, it would seem, is our claim to be ‘experts in place’, to know in...
The rain didn’t seem to deter the people of South Molton who turned out in spades to support their town ‘Shedders’ this week as they celebrated the opening of their new home. This once shell of a Methodist Church was...
All Nations Ministries It seems odd to be thinking about the heavy snowfall experienced during the 'Beast from the East' and the harsh weather of the winter of 2018, when we are just enjoying the tail-end of a glorious...
 This month at DCF we’re kicking off the shackles of middle age (sorry all, I’m taking you down with me) and remembering what it’s like to be youthful, as we get ready for the launch of our next funding round...
An interview with Sally Wace So, who wants to play a little game?  Let’s just imagine that you have enough money in the bank right now, to live comfortably. You and your spouse have worked hard in your life and...
an interview with Sara Bennett It’s probably not customary to start a profile piece with the end of the interview but as I parted from meeting Sara Bennett of Balloons for the first time, she bestowed upon me a great...
One of the funds we look after at DCF is the Devon On Earth fund which, as the name suggests, is concerned with connecting people with planet. It seeks to promote the practice of interweaving all things human with all...