And our new Chair is…James Newman!

We are pleased to announce the former Chairman of the Sheffield City Region LEP, James Newman, is to be appointed as Chair at our AGM in May. The Chair is responsible for the overall direction of South Yorshire’s Community Foundation and Mr Newman was selected for the huge wealth of experience he has working with […]

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Charities given ‘last chance’ on fundraising – our response

Following the Etherington Review and the announcement that UK charities’ fundraising activities could be controlled by law through the use of a Fundraising Regulator, SYCF gives its response on how important it is that charities engage with donors and potential supporters in a respectful and transparent way. Like many charities, the Foundation was deeply saddened […]

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Do you work with someone from the military community?

In September 2014 SYCF, Action Ltd and MIND with the support of Sheffield City Council set up a project called Take2. It is a support project for Veterans, Former Service Personnel and Early Service Leavers which delivers holistic packages of support to vulnerable ex-servicemen and ex-servicewomen. We provide housing, employment, health and mentoring support to […]

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