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Doncaster born HH Henry Hargrave suggests ‘Think Local’ when giving back to charities

Born and educated in Doncaster, HH Henry Hargrave has never forgotten his hometown and the foundations it provided for an exciting career in the law.

Educated at Beechfield Junior Boys School, Doncaster Grammar School and Leeds University, he commenced his …

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A Merry Christmas for Funded Thorne & Moorends Charities

Three charitable organisations are celebrating receiving new funding for their projects supporting local people.

Artistic Spectrum, b: Friend and Thorne & Moorends Community Hub have all received funding in time for Christmas, thanks to E.ON’s Tween Bridge Wind Farm Community …

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Be the highest raiser to WIN £100 bonus donation for your community group with easyfundraising!

At South Yorkshire Community Foundation, we want to show you how you can convert online shopping into FREE cash for your community group with easyfundraising. To prove it’s possible, we’re setting you a challenge – PLUS there’s a great …

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Revitalising Trusts to support local communities in South Yorkshire

Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities and make a daily difference to millions of people. The Revitalising Trusts initiative, announced in the Government’s Civil Society strategy, will provide a huge boost to local charities by distributing funds …

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SYCF wins BR Chamber Business Awards Charity of the Year!

We are honoured to have won Charity of The Year at the 2018 Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Business Awards, in support of our Young People’s Health and Wellbeing Fund, In Memory of Molly Hurst.

The fund was set up last …

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A night to remember at the 2018 High Sheriff Reception

This year’s High Sheriff Reception gathered together our staff, trustees, volunteers, partner organisations, donors and the community organisations we have awarded grants in recent years to do some well earned celebrating.

The reception, held at The Open Kitchen in Barnsley …

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The Findings From Vital Signs 2018 Revealed

The second annual report by local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) surveyed local people for their opinions and experiences of community needs.

Combined with the latest statistics nationally and from local authorities, the Vital Signs report 2018 reveals high …

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Tampon Tax Community Fund has launched!

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) are working with UK Community Foundations to deliver the Tampon Tax Community Fund in South Yorkshire.

The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives …

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Last chance to have your say on local needs in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) is conducting it’s annual survey into community needs and calling on local people in South Yorkshire to take part and give their opinions.

The charity’s 2018 Vital Signs survey is encouraging as many participants as …

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Julie pictured visiting Artistic Spectrum in Doncaster

New Funding Invested Into Thorne And More Up For Grabs

Local community organisations have between them been awarded £14,000 in grant funding to run projects for the benefit of the communities of Thorne and Moorends.

The Moorends Miners Welfare and Community Development Centre, TMCR FM and Trinity Academy have all …

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Local Investment Firm Steps Up To Help Sheffield Mums

One mother’s struggle to rebuild her life and protect her child after an abusive relationship has led her to set up a much-needed charity in Sheffield.

Mums In Need (MIN) supports women who have left abusive relationships with the parent …

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Business Community Unites for Office Friendly Fundraiser

A team of 10 volunteers from the Office Friendly cooperative took part in a 6 mile fundraising walkathon to support two amazing charities in Sheffield.

The first stop along the route was with the green-fingered founders of Crookes Community Farm. …

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Community Benefits From Latest E.ON Grant Funding Investment

Local organisations have received grant funding for the benefit of people in Thorne and Moorends.

Thorne Rugby Club, Monday Flyers Club and Join in Local Life (JILL) have all received funding thanks to E.ON’s Tween Bridge Wind Farm Community Benefits …

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Music event set to challenge the silence around suicide

Suicide is one of the most enduring taboos in modern society and continues to be shrouded in silence. This stands in stark contrast to the fact that most of us have been or will be affected by suicide in some …

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Foundation launches in memory of MP Harry Harpham

The Harry Harpham Foundation has officially launched to support the former MP’s constituency of Brightside and Hillsborough in Sheffield.

Harry Harpham sadly died in February 2016 after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife, Gill Furniss went on to win …

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Meet Brian Hodges a South Yorkshire grants panel member for North West Sheffield

Brian started as a member of the South East Sheffield grants panel but has since joined the North West Sheffield panel and is now the panels chair. Brian has been involved in grants panels for 27 years as he began …

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Vital Signs 2018 – It’s that time of year again!

It’s that time of the year again. We want to give our communities a voice!

Take part today – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VitalSigns2018

We are currently conducting a Community Consultation which will form a part of our second annual Vital Signs Report. …

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How David Price boosted his Personal Fund through legacy giving…

David Price, pictured with Vanda Kewley from The Suit Works which has received grant funding through David’s Fund, tells us why he set it up:

“I have spent my life time living and working in South Yorkshire, establishing my …

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Family Open a New Fund in Memory of Kind Hearted Daughter

Sarah Beckett tragically died at the age of 18 on 22 August 1985 in the Manchester Air Disaster. It was the first time she was to have flown by herself.

She was the dearly loved daughter of Linda and William …

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UK Community Foundations successful in bid for Tampon Tax Fund

UK Community Foundations has been awarded £3.4million from the Tampon Tax Fund to support women and girls in local communities. This is the largest grant awarded to any organisation from this fund.

UK Community Foundations will lead a programme called …

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