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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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Tampon Tax Community Fund has launched!

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) are working with UK Community Foundations to deliver the Tampon Tax Community Fund in South Yorkshire. The Tampon Tax Fund allocates funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls. SYCF will be awarding grants of £5,000 – £10,000 to […]

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Last chance to have your say on local needs in South Yorkshire

South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) is conducting it’s annual survey into community needs and calling on local people in South Yorkshire to take part and give their opinions. The charity’s 2018 Vital Signs survey is encouraging as many participants as possible, as locals know best what the needs are in the community they live in. […]

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New Funding Invested Into Thorne And More Up For Grabs

Local community organisations have between them been awarded £14,000 in grant funding to run projects for the benefit of the communities of Thorne and Moorends. The Moorends Miners Welfare and Community Development Centre, TMCR FM and Trinity Academy have all received funding thanks to E.ON’s Tween Bridge Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund. Set up in […]

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Local Investment Firm Steps Up To Help Sheffield Mums

One mother’s struggle to rebuild her life and protect her child after an abusive relationship has led her to set up a much-needed charity in Sheffield. Mums In Need (MIN) supports women who have left abusive relationships with the parent of their children. The charity acts as a support network, providing advice and access to […]

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