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Want to learn? Written by Alice Davis From taking up bookkeeping to learning how to use a chainsaw, the past year has left many people thinking about extending their skills or retraining completely. With redundancies taking hold and education at...
  In July 2020 we published Roads to Renewal,  an ‘in-brief’ attempt to bring a collective and reflective voice on VCSE experience, achievement and learning throughout the Covid crisis.  This collaborative effort was born of a VCSE advisory group that Devon Community Foundation convened at...
A Devon Philanthropist who refused to see a local charity’s fundraising activity be thwarted by Coronavirus has pledged their support to a match funding appeal in conjunction with Devon Community Foundation. Hospiscare are a Devon charity providing palliative care to...
By Jo Moulton, Content Creator Something never fails to astound me whenever I have the privilege of talking to someone who is at the heart of one of the organisations we support, and that is their infinite passion and drive...
Tuning into your Community Written by Alice Davis "A lot of people contact us who are lonely, ” says Jim Trevelyan, Operations and Station Manager at North Devon community radio station The Voice. “They’ll ring up just to speak to the presenter.” Jim...
DCF are pleased to announce the reopening of it’s Devon Coronavirus Response & Recovery Fund (DCRRF) today as result of the recent lockdown measures. In 2020 the DCRRF distributed over £1.1 million to small local charities and community organisations, to...
Thanks to a Food Programme launched late last year in partnership with Devon County Council, we were able to make a difference to some amazing groups in Devon supporting families with food parcels at Christmas. WE ARE NOW PLEASED TO ANNOUCE THAT...
Please note that Devon Community Foundation will be closed for the festive period from 5pm on Thursday 24th December until 9am on Monday 4th Jan 2021. Please find sources of support below if you are in crisis over the holiday...
Welcome to our final E-news of 2020. We’d like to start with an introductory fanfare from our metaphorical and tinsel-adorned bugle to say thanks to you for reading! Whether you’re new to our communications or we feel just like old...
We are proud to announce the publication of our Covid Report this week, sharing an insight into our activities over the past few months. The Coronavirus outbreak is an exceptional event unlike any other we have seen in our lifetimes....
Rent arrears precipice Written by Hannah Taylor 2.5 million households are worried about being able to pay their rent this winter, according to a survey of private and social renters in Great Britain by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. BAME people...
After sharing some of our favourite entries over the past few days, we are thrilled to announce the three winning photographs of our first ever community photo competition. We have been so excited to be able to see a snapshot...
A report by our Community Insights Team Around 14-15% of pupils (year 3 and upwards) in the South West are eligible for free school meals, whilst this is slightly better than the national average of 17.3%, a recent report by End...
We hope you are all well and coming to terms with the uncertainty of life, that in the last few months has become well…certain! We also hope, as the days turn cooler, that you have some good reasons to welcome...
We are proud to announce that as of the 8th October, DCF has distributed over £1, 000, 000 in Covid-related funding across Devon. The Devon Coronavirus Response & Recovery Fund – providing support to groups carrying out work in direct response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Core...