South Yorkshire's Community Foundation helps individuals and businesses who want to give generously to support income generation for our wide-ranging grant programmes.

Giving - to community organisations and helping people, businesses to give - is what we have been passionate about for over 38 years.

Our year of Giving in 2023

  • £ 1769565

    Total distributed

  • £ 1713356

    Grants to organisations

  • £ 56209

    Grants to individuals

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Funding for community groups and individuals that delivers impact

Our Impact

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

Barnsley YMCA

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.

Barnsley

Darfield Bowls Club

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.

Barnsley

Blackburn Club for Young People

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.

Rotherham

Disability Sheffield

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.

Sheffield

News & Updates

Jess joins our team
Natalie Harrison

Jess joins our team

Jess O’Neill has been appointed by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation as its new Grants and Partnerships Manager.

South Yorkshire

Meet the trustees: Rachael Blake
Rachael Blake

Meet the trustees: Rachael Blake

Rachael Blake is one of SYCF's newest trustees. Rachael is a Labour Councillor for Rossington, Bawtry and Austerfield at Doncaster Council. Her portfolio covers Children's Social Care, to ensure children in Doncaster are kept as safe as possible.

South Yorkshire

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