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This #DevonDay Devon Community Foundation is delighted announce the launch of a brand-new Fund that provides the perfect opportunity for people that love Devon to give something back to their local communities. In this year, that sees us mark 25...
A Place to Be. Written by Alice Davis “We’re here for people just to be, ” says Sarah Parris, Centre Manager at CentrePeace in Paignton. The drop-in community support centre and café opened eight years ago after a group of friends decided the town needed...
Even before the pandemic hit, we were aware of the growing numbers of people whose daily lives were being affected by their mental ill-health. Unfortunately Covid and all that is associated with it, has...
After a short break from funding and a long break from non-emergency related funding, the DCF team are absolutely thrilled to bring you news that we are once again OPEN FOR GRANTMAKING!! We’ve focused hard on making sure our re-opening...
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...