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21 March 2014

ESF Community Grants Programme 2014-2015 funding now available across the North East Region

Please click above to find out more about the ESF Community Grants Programme 2014-2015.

28 February 2014

The Banks Group Hits £1M Landmark for Charitable Giving

The Banks Group has reached a major milestone in its charitable giving after the value of its endowment fund passed the one million pound mark.

19 February 2014

Cornerstone are able to 'set up shop' thanks to a grant of £4,300

A grant of £4,300 was awarded to Cornerstone, enabling the charity to accommodate the increased demand of their services.

17 February 2014

New Trustee Paul Chandler supports Surviving Winter campaign by visiting a Wear Mencap project

Paul Chandler our new trustee, visited the Wear Mencap project and helped to assemble winter relief packs with the volunteers there.

10 February 2014

Esmée Fairbairn North East Fund is now open for applications

The third round of the Esmée Fairbairn North East Fund is open for applications from between 10 February and Thursday 3rd April 2014.

07 February 2014

Funding Surgery

Funding of up to £5,000 for voluntary and community groups based in Teesdale

04 February 2014

New Wind Farm funding available

EDF Energy Renewables Boundary Lane Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund is now open for applications.

08 January 2014

Sports therapy boost for County Durham Stroke Club

County Durham Stroke Club recently received a donation of £800 from Four Seasons Health Care, who hold a long standing fund with us.

08 January 2014

Jubilee Fields Community Association Winter Luncheon Club benefits from the Surviving Winter campaign

Jubilee Fields Community Association celebrated their winter luncheon club with residents of the community, using funding from Surviving Winter.

06 December 2013

Senior citizens receive support from Four Seasons Health Care

Barrington Bites luncheon club in St John’s Chapel received a donation of £600 from Four Seasons Health Care.