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09 March 2017

Fund launched to help cricketers of the future

An exciting new fund aimed at budding cricketers in County Durham is being launched today!

Geoff Cook and Barbara Gubbins

08 March 2017

Exciting Exhibition arrives in Durham City

An inspiring exhibition opened its doors last night at the Gala Theatre in Durham.

Barbara Gubbins CEO of County Durham Community Foundation, Vanessa Oxspring, People Dancing, Jo Cund

07 March 2017

Applications open for £150,000 Community Safety Fund

Community Groups and voluntary sector organisations have the opportunity to apply for a grant, thanks to a Community Safety Fund.

Ron Hogg Logo

06 March 2017

NEW Community Voices Fund open!

We have teamed up with Star Academy to offer Community Groups across County Durham and Darlington the opportunity to create their very own radio show.

Star Academy

02 February 2017

New Volunteer Fund launched today

A special fund to help community organisations to take on volunteers will be launched this week by County Durham Community Foundation.

Volunteer opportunities

04 January 2017

NEW Youth Social Action Fund

New Fund to raise the level and quality of youth social action involving activities such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering.

Youth Social Action Fund

03 January 2017

Sherburn House Partnership benefits community

A CHARITY providing vital support for elderly people in the North-East will be strengthened by an “exciting” new partnership in 2017.

Sherburn House

22 December 2016

Dover Prize winners revealed

London based artists, Shaun Doyle and Mally Mallinson have been awarded this year’s Dover Prize.

Dover Prize Winners

29 November 2016

County Durham High Sheriff Awards Scheme 2017 Open for Nominations

We are delighted to advise that the County Durham High Sheriff Awards Scheme 2017 is now open for nominations.

Gerard Salvin - High Sheriff

21 November 2016

Street Dancer becomes Charity’s CEO for the Day

On Friday we took part in the Takeover Challenge, which saw organisations across the UK open their doors to young people to take over adult roles.

Brandon Holloway on a project visit to Cornerstone Supported Housing and Counselling Ltd