Ventient Energy has established the Blackstone Edge Windfarm Community Benefits Fund to support local community organisations, benefiting people living close to the Blackstone Edge windfarm in North West Barnsley.
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.
People in this country are facing an economic crisis of a magnitude not experienced for decades. Many who have until now been able to make ends meet will be pushed into poverty, and those who are already struggling will be pushed into desperation.
South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation are delighted to read community groups who have received funding from our Grants programmes, have given a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service in celebration of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee.
Community groups across South Yorkshire are set to benefit from over £113,000 funding from South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF) to deliver creative and cultural celebrations for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee taking place next week.
South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation is pleased to announce the award of just over £8,600 towards the Fishlake Festival Funding Trust’s Jubilee Celebration events, which will take place between Thursday 2 June and Sunday 5 June 2022.
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).
Leaders across South Yorkshire have joined a new mentorship programme launched by South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYCF), to provide strategic level support to local community groups after a challenging two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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).
Barnsley YMCA has a strong legacy of supporting children from a variety of backgrounds throughout their lives. ‘Little Y’, an activities group for children aged five to eight has continued due to funding from SYCF's Community Grants.
Breaking Beats has become a respected group looking out for young people across South Yorkshire. Funding for session workers and specialist artists led to fifteen sessions to restore and paint murals on the Boat House building in Askern.
Baby Basics is a project which supports disadvantaged parents and families struggling to meet the financial and practical demands of looking after a new baby or young children. Community Grant funding from SYCF helped cover core costs.
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
Fishlake History Society is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Fishlake village in Doncaster. To enable them to do that, they used funding to cover the cost of hiring a professional photographer.
Barnsley based charity Exodus provides diversionary education and activity clubs for children and young people to help turn them away from destructive lifestyles and choices. To achieve this, they utilised funding to run regular weekend camps for families, teaching family values and activities.
Harthill Tea Day Social Club run fortnightly tea days for elderly people in Harthill, Tiverton and the surrounding areas, as well as also arranging trips for their members. Funding was used to help pay for the use of the local village hall where and to allow them to pay for the food and drinks they put on for members attending tea days.
The Association of Barnsley Foster Carers formed in 1975 with the aim of improving the life chances of children in care through stimulating and educational activities. Funding was used to organise activities for the children including a Christmas party and pantomime trip.