News

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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. […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Categories