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30 July 2012

CDCF Reaches £20 Million!

County Durham Community Foundation has reached a significant milestone by giving away an incredible £20m in grants.

10 July 2012

Shotley Hall hosts Community Foundation's Summer Drinks

County Durham Community Foundation held their annual summer drinks reception recently at a Grade II* listed building in Shotley Bridge.

Shotley Hall

29 June 2012

CDCF Receive M&S Sieff Award

Chief Executive Barbara Gubbins received a Sieff Award from Marks & Spencer and Business in the Community for benefiting society.

Sieff Award

30 May 2012

Women's Spring Lunch 2012 - A Success!

County Durham Community Foundation’s ever growing ‘Women’s Spring Lunch’, hosted by award-winning radio presenter Lisa Shaw.

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03 May 2012

Fundraising Resource for Charities and Community Groups

CDCF and have launched a new online fundraising tool for charities and community groups.

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04 April 2012

Darlington Building Society supports Air Ambulance Charity

Darlington Building Society has helped enhance equipment at the Great North Air Ambulance by providing finance to buy two emergency telephones.


08 March 2012

International Women's Day - Case Studies of Groups Supporting Females

Today is International Women\'s Day and to celebrate we have created some case studies of groups that are supporting women and girls.

LumleyLadiesFC - IWD

25 January 2012

Save The Date - Women's Spring Lunch 2012

Save the date for our Women's Spring Lunch 2012 on Thursday 17th May.

Save the Date Women\'s Lunch

09 January 2012

Project Visit Video

County Durham Community Foundation recently visited a project in Chester-le-Street called the Gateway Wheelers.

17 November 2011

Sir John Hall serves up lunch at Shildon People's Centre

Local entrepreneur Sir John Hall showed his support for the Surviving Winter Campaign by serving up lunches at the Shildon People's Centre in Durham.

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