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I am absolutely passionate about recycling, repurposing, upcycling and any other form of reuse - my home is a testament to that. A lot of our furniture is family pieces, which we treasure, or secondhand. It is so much more...
North Devon Farmers, John and Susanne Tucker, have decided to create a charitable fund with local charity Devon Community Foundation in order to help support their neighbourhood now, and forever. Thanks to the income generated by wind turbines on their...
Blundell’s School in Tiverton set up a fund with Devon Community Foundation in 2009, to support community work locally forever. This year they had £4, 500 available to give away to community projects making a real difference. Working alongside the...
Care to join a conversation around supporting Devon community groups and changemakers working to reconnect people with nature? Devon Community Foundation is joining forces with local partners to launch a new fund dedicated to this mission. A special event held...
In a previous blog I wrote about the effects of social isolation for the elderly but this is a massive issue in rural communities, which is far reaching. It effects many other groups including the young, where social isolation can...
Devon Freemasons has donated £7, 500 to Devon Community Foundation to help support people in need across the county. Last week the Chief Executive DCF, Martha Wilkinson was delighted to be presented with the cheque by Ian Kingsbury, the Provincial...
Theresa May’s recent ‘shared society’ speech was important for a number of reasons. Firstly, she chose to make her first major speech of the year to an audience of charity professionals at the Charity Commission. Secondly, she spoke of her...
  Firstly I must apologise for not having written this in December but I have had my own family tragedy to cope with. So here I am on a grey, wet, cold, miserable winter’s day, feeling a bit sad and...
A fund set up by a generous Torridge family to support community work continues to transform local people's lives, distributing nearly £24, 000 in the last year to 16 deserving groups. Will and his family, who have chosen to stay...
Devon Community Foundation has thanked Exeter residents for raising an amazing amount of money for the Historic Exeter Fire Appeal. The fund, which has raised nearly £19, 000 in total, has already helped individuals and small businesses to the tune...
A partnership of seven Devon organisations has secured a Big Lottery Fund grant to help Devon’s most socially excluded communities return to employment, education and training. The new programme, called ‘Positive People’, will help over 1, 300 individuals who are...
For the last five years, working alongside local charity Devon Community Foundation, the Royal British Legion have been supporting Armed Forces members, veterans and their families in Plymouth. Royal British Legion set up a Fund with the Foundation to...
The Healing Power of Horses Great leaders have recognised the power horses have to heal and educate humans. From Alexander the Great to Eisenhower and Winston Churchill who famously said: 'There is something about the outside of a horse...
WHEN: 29/11/2016 AT 7PM WHAT: £5* A TICKET WHERE: EXETER PHOENIX Our city stood in shock this month, as the much-loved historic centre of Exeter was taken by fire. In the weeks since, the council have appealed for support,...
3In partnership with Exeter City Council and Exeter CVS, Devon Community Foundation is establishing a fund to accept donations from the public and businesses in the aftermath of the terrible fire that raged in the much-loved historic centre of Exeter...