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14 November 2011

NHS Kick-starts fund for vulnerable & fuel poor this winter

NHS County Durham and Darlington has donated £5,000 to kick-start the Surviving Winter Campaign.


11 November 2011

Denise Robertson supports Surviving Winter Appeal

Denise Robertson pledged her support to the national Surviving Winter Appeal by attending the launch this week at the House of Commons.


10 November 2011

Surviving Winter Campaign Launched

County Durham Community Foundation is taking part in the Surviving Winter Appeal launched across the UK today


28 October 2011

Olympian Inspires People to Follow their Dreams

Chris Cook, GB Olympic Swimmer, gave a truly inspirational speech as the guest speaker at County Durham Community Foundation’s public AGM.

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22 September 2011

Energy Firm Creates £135K Fund for East Durham Communities

REG Wind Power has made available £135,000 for communities directly impacted by their South Sharpley wind farm development.

08 September 2011

Funding aids start of Teesdale armchair exercise group

A disability group has gained funds from County Durham Community Foundation to run a weekly armchair exercise group.

TDAC Armchair Exercise

01 August 2011

ESF Community Grants open for applications across the North East

COUNTY Durham Community Foundation has won the contract to deliver a £1 million European Social Funding Community Grants programme.

29 July 2011

Grassroots Grants brings over £2m to region

COUNTY Durham Community Foundation is celebrating the distribution and leverage of £2,212,000.


15 July 2011

BHP Law sends local Scout Group on Summer Camp

The 5th Darlington Scout Group has been awarded the first grant from BHP Law’s new Grassroots Endowment Fund.


06 July 2011

Community groups in County Durham & Darlington receive share of £54,000

County Durham Community Foundation has awarded over £54,000 in grants in the space of just one week.