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I cannot imagine what it must feel like to lose a child whatever the circumstances but reading the stories on Plymouth Crisis Care website, from those brave people prepared to share their experiences to help others, has brought me to...
On Saturday 10th September at the historic Exeter Cathedral, kindly supported by CCLA and Quilter Cheviot, Devon Community Foundation celebrated 20 years of helping local communities. Over 300 guests were entertained with performances from Isca Wheelchair Dancers who offer...
UK Community Foundations is partnering with advertising agency M&C Saatchi to deliver over £800, 000 in grants as the first part of a major Home Office initiative to counter extremism. Local charity Devon Community Foundation is lead partner for the...
The Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm Community Fund launched this week, with grants available for community groups supporting the rural regeneration and sustainability of communities in the area around the Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm.  The fund will support projects that; • Improve...
Embracing DifferencePlace yourself in an environment, where you do not speak the common language, you perhaps dress differently, look and act differently. Just imagine how isolating it could be. The less you “fit in” the more insular you become, you...
One of Martin Luther King’s most compelling quotes is: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”At DCF we are privileged to meet many people who dedicate their lives to working in our community doing...
Diptford residents have been running a computer club for years but have been struggling to find the cash to improve their equipment. £1, 384 from Devon Community Foundation has meant this much needed update can now take to take place.The...
Devon Freemasons has donated £7, 500 to Devon Community Foundation to help support people in need across the county. On 20th June 2016 the Chief Executive DCF, Martha Wilkinson was delighted to be presented with the cheque by Ian Kingsbury,...
A partnership of seven Devon organisations has been successful with a stage one application for the ‘Building Better Opportunities’ programme in Devon.Building Better Opportunities is a project jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.The new...
Ray believed passionately in the work of Devon Community Foundation and became a Trustee in 2002, later becoming Chairman from 2006 until 2008 when he retired from the Board. Ray continued to be very much involved with the Foundation. He built his Fund to support both new...
Today’s success rides on the shoulders of those who have come before us. They established the core principles of the Foundation and saw a bright future for local action and local giving.These friends of the Foundation have made a significant contribution to...
In 2015 giving through Devon Community Foundation continued to grow, with many individuals, families, businesses and charitable trusts all choosing to give through the Foundation to help support local people and communities.We exist to encourage ‘Giving More Locally’, and our...
For local families having a tough time, help is at hand. Devon Community Foundation has given a financial boost of £5, 000 to assist students in need of a little extra support. The cash has helped to create a welfare...
Devon Community Foundation is supporting local groups and organisations who have great ideas to make their communities even better places to live, to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality.People’s Health Trust has just launched Active Communities in...
As I recover from an indulgent Christmas, like many I've been considering what I’d like 2016 to bring and it essentially boils down to those two old chestnuts – health and happiness: a general sense of well-being which is defined...