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Local Community Foundations’ response to the threat to local community groups in wake of the Coronavirus national emergency

Covid-19 presents a significant increase to the challenges communities face across Yorkshire and the Humber. This, against the backdrop of existing needs and challenges of our region means that there will be a greater call on all of us to support people and places in the coming months. Community Foundation for Calderdale, Leeds Community Foundation, […]

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Emergency Coronavirus Appeal

SYCF have launched an emergency fund to support Community Groups and Charities on the frontline of the Coronavirus pandemic. The Covid-19 Response Fund has been set up to distribute donated money and the proceeds raised from the National Emergencies Trust (NET) Coronavirus Appeal to help local charities to support those individuals suffering hardship as a […]

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Guidance for SYCF Funded Groups in response to Coronavirus

We hope that your funded activity will be able to go ahead as planned. Charities and voluntary sector organisations play a vital role in communities when external events like this happen, and our aim is to ensure as much of this important work as possible can continue. However, we recognise that depending on how you […]

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Community Groups Benefit from UKSE Charitable Fund

Grants awarded will aid in supporting disadvantaged people across South Yorkshire Two local charities which provide advice and support to disadvantaged people across the local area have been revealed as the latest organisations to benefit from the UKSE Charitable Fund. Hanover Tenants Association, an organisation which aims to improve the living conditions in the Hanover […]

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Doncaster Musical Heroes raise £7,500 for Flood Appeal

A Doncaster band has gone above and beyond to help their hometown after the recent flooding across South Yorkshire. When the flooding began in November 2019, rising stars Bang Bang Romeo saw the devastation happening to the communities they call home and decided to make a difference doing what they do best. The talented band […]

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£500,000 funding boost for social enterprise in Sheffield City Region

Sheffield City Region is set to benefit from £500,000 new investment in social enterprise thanks to National Lottery support for a community partnership of front line support organisations. Sheffield Social Enterprise Network has come together with the city region’s Social Enterprise Exchange partners to develop a three year programme of assistance with a total value […]

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Doncaster Business Awards raise £1,200 for Flood Appeal

An awards ceremony for the business community in Doncaster generated a £1,200 donation to help victims of the devastating South Yorkshire floods. Guests at the 21st annual Doncaster Business Awards dug deep in aid of the Flood Disaster Relief Appeal run by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation. A raffle of 18 prizes donated by local businesses […]

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South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Fund officially launches Phase Two!

South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal Fund Phase Two is now live and accepting applications from those who have been impacted by the floods. Phase One funding for flooded households from the South Yorkshire Flood Disaster Relief Appeal Fund of £200 has closed. The current funding available aims to provide relief to those impacted, aiding […]

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Over £160,000 In Emergency Payments Made To Flooded Households Across South Yorkshire

Over 800 households have received emergency payments from local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) to help support those affected meet their most urgent needs. The £200 payments have gone to all affected households who applied, with the aim of alleviating the immediate pressures experienced by those hit by the destructive flooding in November 2019. […]

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Yorkshire Wildlife Park roars into action for Flood Disaster Relief Appeal

Yorkshire Wildlife Park responded to the disastrous floods in South Yorkshire with a big-hearted gesture – free tickets for flood victims and people who helped them. More than 500 tickets were handed out to adults and children over a weekend – worth more than £8,000 – in a partnership with South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF). […]

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