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Take part in a Vital Signs Focus Group!

Our Focus groups helps us gain an even clearer picture of what is happening locally. If you are interested in taking part in one of our groups then please find out more below. Barnsley Priory Campus Address: Pontefract Road, Barnsley S71 5PN Date: Thursday 23rd May Time: 9.30 – 10.30am Please confirm your attendence via […]

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easyfundraising are helping Libre Digital raise funds!

Libre Digital, a community organisation aiming to increase media literacy in the Sheffield area, are already seeing the benefits of using easyfundraising. The extra funds they receive from UK’s leading free online shopping fundraising site is helping to support & continue the great work they do. CEO, Jay Baker said: “We didn’t set a fundraising […]

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Office Friendly put their best foot forward for Children’s Football Club

Thanks to the efforts of Sheffield business Office Friendly, a local Football Club have the funding they need to keep working with vulnerable children and young people. In 2018, Office Friendly fundraised so they could give out grant awards locally. The staff team pitched in to raise the money through sponsored walks, football matches, painting […]

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BR Chamber’s Charity of the Year Helping Those in Need

Barnsley and Rotherham Chamber’s Charity of the Year, Molly’s Fund, is looking for grant funding applications from charitable organisations supporting young people’s mental health in South Yorkshire. Figures from the Mental Health Foundation reveal that only 27% of people who died by suicide between 2005 and 2015 had been in contact with mental health services […]

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How to survive homelessness: A new guide launches to support those in crisis

For a growing number of people in South Yorkshire, their lives are lived struggling to meet their most basic needs. Whether that means keeping a roof over their head or a meal to sustain them, they need help to survive.  With recent findings from the Vital Signs 2018 report revealing that the top concerns for […]

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There are so many ways your community group can benefit from using easyfundraising!

Join other groups just likes yours who have already raised over £1million in free cashback donations with the UK’s leading charity fundraising website. Raising FREE donations with our official fundraising partner is easy! Every time your group supporters use the easyfundraising site to shop online with over 3,500 sites such as Amazon, eBay, Sainsbury’s, Next, […]

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The sad passing of dedicated panel member, Peter Little

On the 10th February one of our most dedicated panel members for nearly eight years, passed away after a long battle with cancer. He was well loved by our team of staff and his fellow volunteers and our grants managers in particular will greatly miss working with him. Peter first joined us at SYCF in […]

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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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