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Devon Community Foundation, Somerset Community Foundation and UnLtd are inviting anyone who is interested in helping older people to register for an open event where they can discuss their ideas and learn more about available funding. The networking session, which...
As a Community Foundation building endowment is a key strategy for growth, providing a resource for the people of Devon, for now and for the future. Donors who invest in endowment have the pleasure of knowing their gift will continue...
A North Devon Community Benefit Fund has distributed over £30, 000 since opening for applications earlier this year. The funding ensures the community receives support for projects that help to make a positive difference to the lives of local people. ...
I recently went to Exeter Pride - what a joyful event! There are just not enough colours in the LGBT rainbow logo to cover the celebration of diversity from the utilitarian uniforms of the LGBT Police Association, enhanced with their...
For over two decades we’ve been gathering in depth knowledge of the problems and aspirations of our communities which we use to develop and deliver our strategy of maintaining and building upon a critical mass of small local organisations, often...
My mission is to increase the impact of local philanthropy for Devon. If you’re feeling inspired by what you have seen, and are looking for a way to make a difference, there are many ways to get involved: Individuals and...
UK Community Foundations is partnering with advertising agency M&C Saatchi to deliver over £1million in grants as the first part of a major Home Office initiative to counter extremism. In Britain, each one of us is free to live the...
In 2016 thanks to generous donations we were able to fund 147 local projects by investing £495, 556 in grants, helping to support 58, 539 people in need. We’re always looking to support new and interesting work, so if you’re...
In 2016 Devon Community Foundation (DCF) celebrated a real milestone: 20 years of fostering a culture of giving across the county helping to build and maintain thriving communities. It is the work of the organisations we invest in that help...
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...