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How David Price boosted his Personal Fund through legacy giving…

“I have spent my life time living and working in South Yorkshire, establishing my business Price Express Transport Limited in 1979. From modest beginnings, operating from my parent’s home, I grew the business into a successful logistics company operating in a niche market across the UK. “After selling Price Transport in 2015 I wanted to make […]

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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 and sister of Marcus, Richard and Clare, to whom she gave so much love and […]

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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 ‘TribeWomen’ with all 46 Community Foundations across the UK to fund projects which will help […]

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A Celebration of Local Giving for Local Good

The generosity of local business leaders and philanthropists has brought in new funding for the benefit of South Yorkshire communities. Local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) partnered with The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation to set up a match funding opportunity of £500,000 with a £1 for £1 match on donations to SYCF, which […]

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New fund launches in memory of Molly Hurst

A Sheffield family are taking action following the loss of their daughter Molly at the young age of 22 to suicide. The latest figures from the Mental Health Foundation show something startling. The number one cause of death in young people aged 20 to 34 in the UK is suicide. These unsettling figures tell us […]

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Apply for our funding just for Barnsley!

We have a range of funding programmes and pots available for Barnsley community organisations and charities. These are designed to support a wide range of community needs and for amounts varying from £1,000 up to £25,000! Our Blackstone Edge Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund is one we would particularly like to draw your attention to […]

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We are looking for new volunteer panel members

We are currently looking for new volunteers to join our grantmaking panels! We are particularly interested in recruiting volunteers from a Black, Asian, Minority, Ethnic or Refugee background to better represent South Yorkshire. SYCF also wishes to recruit younger volunteers to gain further access to the ideas of the whole community. To help see if […]

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Introducing easyfundraising!

SYCF has teamed up with the fantastic easyfundraising to spread awareness of a new way of fundraising. Online shopping can now help your community group or charity to raise money! It’s really easy – collect a free donation for your community group every time you, your staff, volunteers and supporters use fundraising website easyfundraising to access and shop online with over […]

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Building a Stronger Britain Together fund is now open to applications!

The next round of the Building a Stronger Britain Together (BSBT) programme is now open. The programme supports groups who work to create more resilient communities, stand up to extremism in all its forms and offer vulnerable individuals a positive alternative, regardless of race, faith, sexuality, age and gender. Grants up to £50,000 are available. Grants are […]

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Current vacancy: Fund Manager for Social Enterprise Exchange Programme

15 hours per week, fixed term of 12 months, salary £27,216.10 pro rata (funded by the European Regional Development Fund) Closing date is noon Friday 19th January 2018 Social Enterprise Exchange (SEE) is a programme managed by a consortium of specialist social enterprise support organisations and part-funded by the European Union through the Yorkshire and […]

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