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5 ways to tackle inequality at a grassroots level - UKCF's Kate Stewart features in recent Guardian article

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Community Foundation for Calderdale has funded an innovative community food project which is making a real difference across the region.

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£49bn could be made available by businesses for communities says our Enrich List

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Community Foundations Network

We help individuals, families, entrepreneurs, companies, charitable trusts and public sector bodies connect with, support and invest in their local communities right across the UK.
What is a community foundation?

A community foundation is a vehicle for charitable giving. Community foundations work with individuals, families and companies to design bespoke grant making strategies that target particular issues or focus on particular geographical areas. There are 48 accredited community foundations in the UK.

What is UKCF?

UKCF is the umbrella organisation for all community foundations.  We quality accredit our member community foundations to standards endorsed by the Charity Commission and provide advice and support. We also provide philanthropic advice to donors and work to deliver UK-wide fundraising and grant making programmes through community foundations.

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How to build and manage your charitable portfolio

15 July 2014

People who give to charity should treat their donations in the same way as any savings or investment portfolio, says UKCF's Kate Stewart as she speaks to Lucinda Beeman at Your Money magazine


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