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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 prize up for grabs! Keep reading to find out how you can WIN… It’s simple, ask […]

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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 from inactive trusts to good causes. There are many charitable trust funds in England and […]

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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 year in partnership with Molly’s parents, who lost Molly to suicide at the age of […]

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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 College, was hosted by the High Sheriff of South Yorkshire, Barry Eldred Esq DL. He […]

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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 levels of deprivation, visible homelessness and lack of affordable housing for South Yorkshire residents as […]

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