Ten community “health-checks” were published this week by community foundations. The reports pair existing data with the community foundations' local knowledge and the results of community consultations.Vital Signs Published
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The Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside held an evening reception at 11 Downing Street, London, last month, attended by The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer.
16 October 2014
Two Ridings Community Foundations considers how, as a small and dedicated staff team, donations of time are equally as integral to community foundations role in the community as donations of money. Read more about their Volunteer Assessors here.
15 October 2014
South Yorkshire Community Foundation launched the Child Sexual Exploitation Fund in September in response to the recent reports of abuse in Rotherham, and has raised over £70,000 in the first month.
14 October 2014
UKCF will be carrying out a 'Thunderclap', a group tweet which will help us spread the news about the 100th birthday of community foundations - but we need your help!
Ten community “health-checks” were published this week by community foundations across the UK. The reports, which pair existing data with the community foundations' detailed local knowledge and the results of community consultations,assess communities on indicators such as employment, health and education.