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Sheffield business volunteers pick up their paint brushes for local charity

A team of thirteen volunteers from Grant Thornton Sheffield, the accountancy and consulting firm took a day out to lend a hand to young people’s charitable organisation In2Change South Yorkshire Ltd. In2Change is a non-profit charitable organisation that aims to prevent young people from becoming involved in criminal activities through targeted interventions designed and delivered […]

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Women and girls projects share in £3.4 million of National funding!

Nine local projects working with some of society’s most vulnerable women and girls have received a much-needed funding boost from South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation. Small charities and community groups have received grants of between £5,000 – £10,000 from the Tampon Tax Community Fund to work with women of all ages, focussing on preventative services for […]

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Station House Community Association featured on BBC Look North!

Station House Community Association in Barnsley recently featured their exceptional work on BBC Look North. Chief Executive, Charlotte Williams said: “Station House featured on Look North in a piece about health inadequacies in Yorkshire. Station House was asked to showcase how we are tackling the issue so I took the opportunity to showcase just a […]

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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 legal career at New Scotland Yard in London as a junior prosecutor for the police. […]

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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 Benefits Fund. Artistic Spectrum received £5,000 to run arts and crafts sessions for older residents […]

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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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