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09 August 2018

Community foundations join forces in new Government-supported initiative to unlock historic funds to benefit North East England

A ground-breaking initiative in the Government’s new Civil Society Strategy to distribute inactive charitable funds to good causes

Joint partnership

31 July 2018

Renewable energy company hits major milestone

Two local wind farm funds have now awarded £300,000 to community groups in County Durham.

Wingate & station Family Town centre

06 July 2018

An ENERGY company has powered its grant giving to a £200,000 milestone.

More than 40 community groups in Durham benefit from wind farm community funds

14 June 2018

World Cup (14th June)

Today the world will become football fanatic as Russia and Saudi Arabia kick off the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup

04 June 2018

Women’s Spring Lunch – County Durham Talent

CDCF's ‘Women’s Spring Lunch’ saw 10 young sporting athletes from County Durham come together to celebrate their success at Ramside Hall.

28 March 2018

Darlington friends ease miscarriage heartache

A trio of Darlington friends have launched a project to try to ease the trauma of miscarriage

Angel Gowns

16 March 2018

Record sum handed out in prestigious youth awards

A host of organisations supporting young people in the North-East shared £13,000 at a prestigious awards ceremony.

High Sheriff Youth Awards 2018 winners

02 March 2018

STICKING TOGETHER

A group of handy Stickmakers have carved out a bright future through a £5,000 community grant.

Alan Robson with Fund holder Kevan Jones MP

15 February 2018

A young cricketer with hopes of turning pro has found the backing to play in South Africa.

A young cricketer with hopes of turning pro has found the backing to play in South Africa.

Alex McGrath

02 February 2018

Band play on thanks to 5k funding boost

A Treasured brass band has been saved by a successful bid to repair their instruments.

Murton Colliery Brass Band