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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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Business Community Unites for Office Friendly Fundraiser

A team of 10 volunteers from the Office Friendly cooperative took part in a 6 mile fundraising walkathon to support two amazing charities in Sheffield. The first stop along the route was with the green-fingered founders of Crookes Community Farm. This amazing project was set up just 2 years ago by Rob Downham and Tchad […]

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Community Benefits From Latest E.ON Grant Funding Investment

Local organisations have received grant funding for the benefit of people in Thorne and Moorends. Thorne Rugby Club, Monday Flyers Club and Join in Local Life (JILL) have all received funding thanks to E.ON’s Tween Bridge Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund. Thorne Rugby Club have received £5,000 toward refurbishing their changing rooms to make them […]

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Music event set to challenge the silence around suicide

Suicide is one of the most enduring taboos in modern society and continues to be shrouded in silence. This stands in stark contrast to the fact that most of us have been or will be affected by suicide in some way during our lives. On Saturday 4th of August, two local suicide prevention charities will […]

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Foundation launches in memory of MP Harry Harpham

The Harry Harpham Foundation has officially launched to support the former MP’s constituency of Brightside and Hillsborough in Sheffield. Harry Harpham sadly died in February 2016 after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. His wife, Gill Furniss went on to win the by election following his death and is the current MP for the area. The […]

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Meet Brian Hodges a South Yorkshire grants panel member for North West Sheffield

Brian started as a member of the South East Sheffield grants panel but has since joined the North West Sheffield panel and is now the panels chair. Brian has been involved in grants panels for 27 years as he began looking for something else to do after being forced to give up work following a […]

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