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27 February 2015

County Durham Community Foundation and Sported join forces to help Skerne Park ‘high kick’ to success

Skerne Park Youth and Community Centre has been awarded £2,000 to get its High Kick programme off the ground.

06 February 2015

Youngsters launch 20th anniversary of CDCF

A year of celebration is launched today (Friday February 6 2015) as we reach our 20th anniversary of distributing millions of pounds to good causes.

20th Anniversary Launch

05 February 2015

£1.5m awarded to four Community Foundations

The region will benefit from a £1.5m special award from the Northern Rock Foundation as part of its final programme of work in 2015.

10 June 2014

Funding available for Training Courses

County Durham Community Foundation has funding available for individuals looking to receive short-term skills training which will lead to employment.

10 June 2014

Talented Individuals

If you are an individual and talented in Art, Dance, Music, Sport or another area and need financial support to help then look no further.

08 April 2014

ESF Programme Coordinators now appointed

The ESF Programme Coordinators have now been appointed, please click above for more details.

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.