South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation has set up a Cost of Living Fund giving financial support to community groups supporting residents in the South Yorkshire region to help reduce food and fuel poverty.
Many people have been impacted by the increase in the cost of living, whether that’s through their energy bills or groceries in the shopping aisles. Sheffield City Council is committing £850,000 over 3 years through the Shared Prosperity Fund to deliver the Sheffield Cost of Living Fund.
Deakin and Withers Fund is administered by South Yorkshire Community Foundation, allowing women nationwide to apply for a grant of up to £880 to ease financial difficulty and hardship if they meet the following criteria.
People experiencing homelessness across South Yorkshire can access the latest public and charitable services, thanks to an updated online Survival Guide, produced by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF).
Community groups across South Yorkshire received over £1.5m to help them deliver vital services and support during the Covid-19 pandemic, in a new report published by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF).
Health and wellbeing in South Yorkshire has been boosted by the distribution of £185,000 to over twenty community groups, from a fund by the Mayor of South Yorkshire, Dan Jarvis, working with the South Yorkshire Community Foundation (SYCF).
A debt advice service in Bentley, born out of the devastating floods in 2019 to help people with their finances, has benefitted from a charitable donation of £4,000 from Doncaster’s six local Lions Clubs to help continue its work.
The Doncaster Plant Works Amateur Boxing Club holds a weekly youth club in response to the level of deprivation faced by children in Hexthorpe. Young people from the ages of 7 to 18 are benefitting from funding obtained to continue these sessions
Dancestars in Sheffield offers opportunities to dance to children and young people with learning disabilities. Community grant funding from SYCF has enabled them to fund tutor and venue costs for its classes.
The Deakin and Withers fund was able to provide support to "Anne", who was struggling under the limited support provided by pension credits, especially after having just moved to smaller accommodation, which had required a number of necessary expenditures.
This Foster Carers Association is made up of local foster carer volunteers, who work together to provide activities for the children under their care. They aim to prevent exclusion and deprivation by giving children opportunities to socialise and enjoy themselves.
The Boys and Girls Club works as an umbrella organisation working with youth clubs and schools across South Yorkshire, running a range of activity programmes. They were given funding to hire a youth worker to deliver health and wellbeing activities to disadvantaged children
Smile a While Health and Social Group was set up by a nurse who recognised the need to help socially isolated adults and elderly people struggling with physical and/or mental health difficulties. Funding has supported transport costs for the group so they can continue their work.
The United Women Affiliation (UWA) is a charity based in Sheffield. Their goal is to enhance the health and social wellbeing of underprivileged women and girls from marginalised and minoritised backgrounds.