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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! ...
Does your organisation work to improve the mental health of children or young people in Devon? Would you like to explore alternative methods of engagement with those who find statutory support inaccessible or inappropriate? Or perhaps you’d like to pilot...
The Amber Foundation It was a lovely sunny day when three DCF colleagues and I travelled the lanes of north Devon, full of chatter and sharing stories about the things we had done and were planning to do over the...
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...