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06 December 2010

Charity sets a £250k target for fundraising

County Durham Community Foundation is hoping to raise £250,000 to help vulnerable people in the North-East this winter.


04 December 2010

Help Them

CDCF, with the support of the Northern Echo, launched the Winter Relief Fund today to help elderly people trapped in their homes by the big freeze.


04 December 2010

Make a Pledge to help the needy this Winter

People across the region are being urged to help raise thousands of pounds to keep elderly people safe this winter.


03 December 2010

Durham Cathedral & County Durham Community Foundation announce partnership

Durham Cathedral and County Durham Community Foundation are pleased to announce the creation of a music endowment fund.

03 December 2010

Sting boosts fund to help young singers

Geordie rock star Sting has kickstarted a £3m choral fundraising campaign with a few notes of his own.

02 December 2010

Community Foudnations in House of Lords

Baroness Prashar, CFN Honorary President, speaks on the role of CFs in promoting community philanthropy.

01 November 2010

Annual General Meeting 2010

On Thursday, 28th October County Durham Community Foundation held their AGM at Darlington College.


17 September 2010

South West Durham to Benefit from Secret Millionaire

Local entrepreneur and ‘Secret Millionaire’ John Elliott MBE, is inviting groups from South West Durham to apply to the EBAC Fund.


27 August 2010

Rebekah Mary Cook

A local girl has received a grant to give her the once in a life time opportunity to attend a summer school at the Royal Academy of Dance.


31 July 2010

County Durham Community Foundation on the move!

County Durham Community Foundation celebrated the official opening of their new offices on Meadowfield Industrial Estate.

cdcf office move