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22 June 2017

£5,000 boost for appeal to restore arson-hit play area

PLANS to restore a park play area following an arson attack have been given a £5,000 boost.

Friends of South Park

19 June 2017

CDCF Chief Executive's pride at being awarded CBE

CDCF's Chief Executive Barbara Gubbins, says she is “proud, humbled and thrilled” after being awarded the CBE.

Barbara Gubbins CBE

30 May 2017

CDCF is recruiting!

CDCF is currently recruiting for a Business Support Manager and Donor Services Manager. Both roles are to be based at the Durham offices of CDCF.

04 May 2017

Tribute to Trustee, Brian Manning

CDCF has paid tribute to one of its trustees who has died after a short illness.

Brian Manning

07 April 2017

High Sheriff Awards presented to youth organisations at Bowes Museum

A HOST of organisations supporting young people in the North-East have been awarded cash prizes at a prestigious ceremony.

High Sheriff Awards 2017 Award Winners

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