The Beacon Awards for Philanthropy has launched a search for the most inspirational philanthropists in the UK. Nominations are now open and will close on 5 December 2014Read more here
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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.
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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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The Beacon Awards for Philanthropy has launched a search for the most inspirational philanthropists in the UK. Nominations for the prestigious awards are now open and will close on 5 December 2014.
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.
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!