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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...
A Community Benefit Fund has distributed £8, 000 since opening for applications just a few months ago, helping to ensure the community receives support for projects that help to make a positive difference to the lives of local people. Two...
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,...