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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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Vital Signs 2018 – It’s that time of year again!

It’s that time of the year again. We want to give our communities a voice! Take part today – https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/VitalSigns2018 We are currently conducting a Community Consultation which will form a part of our second annual Vital Signs Report. Last year we conducted a survey for our first Vital Signs report on how South Yorkshire […]

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How David Price boosted his Personal Fund through legacy giving…

David Price, pictured with Vanda Kewley from The Suit Works which has received grant funding through David’s Fund, tells us why he set it up: “I have spent my life time living and working in South Yorkshire, establishing my business Price Express Transport Limited in 1979. From modest beginnings, operating from my parent’s home, I grew […]

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Family Open a New Fund in Memory of Kind Hearted Daughter

Sarah Beckett tragically died at the age of 18 on 22 August 1985 in the Manchester Air Disaster. It was the first time she was to have flown by herself. She was the dearly loved daughter of Linda and William and sister of Marcus, Richard and Clare, to whom she gave so much love and […]

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UK Community Foundations successful in bid for Tampon Tax Fund

UK Community Foundations has been awarded £3.4million from the Tampon Tax Fund to support women and girls in local communities. This is the largest grant awarded to any organisation from this fund. UK Community Foundations will lead a programme called ‘TribeWomen’ with all 46 Community Foundations across the UK to fund projects which will help […]

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A Celebration of Local Giving for Local Good

The generosity of local business leaders and philanthropists has brought in new funding for the benefit of South Yorkshire communities. Local charity South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) partnered with The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation to set up a match funding opportunity of £500,000 with a £1 for £1 match on donations to SYCF, which […]

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New fund launches in memory of Molly Hurst

A Sheffield family are taking action following the loss of their daughter Molly at the young age of 22 to suicide. The latest figures from the Mental Health Foundation show something startling. The number one cause of death in young people aged 20 to 34 in the UK is suicide. These unsettling figures tell us […]

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