South Yorkshire's Community Foundation helps individuals and businesses who want to give generously to support income generation for our wide-ranging grant programme.
Giving - to community organisations and helping people, businesses to give - is what we have been passionate about for over 37 years.
Grants to organisations
Grants to individuals
Community groups utilise funding to support activities, projects that will make a positive difference to local communities.
South Yorkshire Community Foundation give money to initiatives that build economic, social and physical and mental well-being, helping local people fulfil their potential.
Read the stories of those community groups in our Case Studies
Children between ages five and eight years old have been supported by Barnsley YMCA, with grant funding providing activities to keep the little ones entertained and engaged.
Read how Darfield Bowls Club renovated their venue to allow players to safely access the ground, including Harry who has a severe health diagnosis, to participate and be comfortable in the surroundings.
Funding from our Community Grants allowed the Blackburn Club For Young People to be able to bring in paid staff members with professional training to lead their sessions, delivering projects and activities for young people to keep them off the streets and away from anti-social behaviour.
The weather has improved with the arrival of the sunshine and warm temperatures, ice creams are being enjoyed and it’s not long before school is out for the summer holidays. Disability Sheffield have been creating magical poetry thanks to SYCF funding which allowed the group to hire tutors to lead the creative sessions.
News & Updates
SYCF calls on financially secure households to give away their allowance, which is being distributed by the Government as part of its cost of living support package.
On Tuesday 3rd October 2023, we officially relaunched South Yorkshire’s Giving Network. The Network supports the core running costs of the foundation in addition to directly funding community organisations throughout South Yorkshire through dedicated SYGN funds.
Henry Boot wanted to make a purposeful impact in Sheffield. Read why they chose South Yorkshire's Community Foundation to do that.
Read why Neil and Julie MacDonald have given to South Yorkshire's Community Foundation as their vehicle for giving back to communities