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New Chair for South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation – Professor Chris Booth-Mayblin

Professor Chris Booth-Mayblin, the current Chair of Sheffield Mencap and Gateway and former Dean of the Sheffield Business School and Pro Vice Chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University, has been appointed as the next Chair of South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF), …

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SY100 has been a little bit different this year…

SY100 is a network of likeminded individuals and businesses, who come together for causes that matter, building a stronger South Yorkshire community for everyone.

Ordinarily we would be out and about, highlighting causes to the network of issues that may …

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Survey: How has Covid-19 affected you?

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation is working with Sheffield and Bassetlaw CCG ICS to gather information and stories about how Covid-19 is affecting people in our communities. This is in order to inform new rehabilitation services being developed by Sheffield and …

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Feature: The High Sheriff of South Yorkshire Carole O’Neill

Serving as the first female High Sheriff of South Yorkshire from Doncaster, Carole O’Neill has fulfilled her duty to the judiciary and community with dedication, despite the unprecedented challenges 2020 has presented to Carole in her role as High Sheriff. …

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Over £1 million distributed from Flood Relief Appeal a year on from the South Yorkshire Floods

The charity behind the South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal, set up in response to the devastating November 2019 floods, is commemorating the event one year on by sharing the successes of the appeal.

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) set …

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Reset2020: Festival of Social Enterprise

The Social Enterprise Exchange programme is excited to announce that we will be delivering an online festival for the social enterprise sector and those interested in learning more in and beyond the Sheffield City Region.

The partners of the …

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Trustee Week Feature: John Holt DL

It’s Trustees Week and we are spending the whole week shining a light on the fantastic trustees at South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

On this last day of Trustees Week our final feature is on Doncaster local, John Holt. John joined …

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Trustee Week Feature: Yiannis Koursis

It’s Trustees Week and we are spending the whole week shining a light on the fantastic trustees at South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

Yiannis Koursis joined us at SYCF in 2017 as a trustee and quickly became a key part of …

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Trustee Week Feature: Craig McKay

It’s Trustees Week and we are spending the whole week shining a light on the fantastic trustees at South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

Craig McKay joined us as a trustee in 2014 and his expertise and long experience in business made …

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Trustee Week Feature: Nick Kitchen

It’s Trustees Week and we are spending the whole week shining a light on the fantastic trustees at South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation.

SYCF is lucky enough to have dedicated members of the board who give us their time, energy and …

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Nick Kitchen at High Sheriff Event 2018

Trustees Week 2020!

This Trustee Week we really want to showcase our exceptional trustees. SYCF is lucky enough to have dedicated members of the board who give us their time, energy and expertise to further our work.

First up, we want to showcase …

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Julie pictured visiting Artistic Spectrum in Doncaster

RESET2020! A Festival of Social Enterprise 16th – 20th November

Join us for Reset2020: Festival for Social Enterprise We are excited to be a part of the team bringing you this online festival that will celebrate the social enterprises in the Sheffield City Region whilst exploring how we can come …

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Funding webinar – how to access free funding for your organisation

Funding website easyfundraising are hosting a free webinar to explain how your organisation can benefit from a stream of free funding through online shopping. The easyfundraising team will talk through how it works, help you get started and …

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Flooded Bentley residents receive a helping hand from local church

The people of Bentley have not been forgotten since the November 2019 floods which devastated much of Doncaster and other parts of South Yorkshire. Bentley was hit particularly hard with many residents still recovering from the wide scale damage to …

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Emergency Funding for communities responding to Covid-19 hits £750,000 Milestone

Community groups on the front line of the Covid-19 Pandemic in South Yorkshire have received over £750,000 in funding support from local charity, South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF).

176 community groups and charities have so far benefitted from the …

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Privacy notice for South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation Covid-19 Response and Covid-19 Recovery grants

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation is offering small grants to voluntary and community organisations to respond to the needs of their communities’ affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

This Privacy Notice explains your rights and gives you the information you are entitled …

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SYCF statement on Covid-19 Funding support for BAME communities

Over the past 12 weeks it has become increasingly clear that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The reasons for this are complex, but include long-standing inequalities and structural injustice.

The …

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Volunteering with SYCF

We love Volunteer Week at SYCF because it is a special time of year when volunteers everywhere get the recognition they deserve. We know all to well how important the contribution volunteers make is to our work but also the …

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Protected: Launch of the South Yorkshire Winter Wellbeing Appeal

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Renewed efforts begin to support local community sector through Covid-19

A group of infrastructure groups and regional bodies, dedicated to ensuring the resilience and development of community and voluntary organisations, have come together to strengthen their support for the sector during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Community and voluntary groups have …

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