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17 February 2016

CDCF Funding Surgery surpasses all expectations!

We were delighted to welcome over 100 charity and community groups to their first ever Funding surgery held on home turf!

05 February 2016

County Durham Community Foundation welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

County Durham Community Foundation welcomes a new Chief Operating Officer to expand their team.

Margaret Vaughan

06 January 2016

New partnership to benefit County Durham

County Durham Community Foundation and Durham University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cement their new partnership.

Ray Hudson and Mark I'Anson

31 December 2015

Grand Finale to 20th Year

County Durham Community Foundation is ending its 20th Anniversary on a high as it appoints four experienced trustees.

15 December 2015

Durham nursery ground gets cash

A BRAND new nursery training ground, that will give a vital boost to young people and women cricketers.

Durham nursery ground gets cash

04 December 2015

High Sheriff Awards celebrate the achievements of young people

The High Sheriff of Durham, is working in partnership with the Sir James Knott Trust and CDCF to spearhead the High Sheriff’s awards 2016.

Vivien Stapley, James Fenwick, David Watson

03 November 2015

British luxury brand Burberry teams up with County Durham Community Foundation

An exciting new partnership has been formed between British Luxury brand Burberry and County Durham Community Foundation.

Burberry Partnership

20 October 2015

Northumbrian Water lights up Staindrop!

Scarth Memorial Hall in Staindrop has received an illuminating donation of £2,300 from Northumbrian Water.

Scarth Memorial Hall Standrop

21 September 2015

East Durham Learning Working Earning Programme now open!

The East Durham Learning Working Earning Programme is now open for applications.

Learning Working Earning

18 September 2015

Trustees get fit for charity

The board of trustees of County Durham Community Foundation took part in a special photo opportunity this week.

Trustees get fit for charity