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Every year we work with our supporters to channel donations to small, local charities and individuals.

Whether grants are awarded to help those who are most vulnerable, improve health and wellbeing or keep communities safe, we make sure each donation makes a real difference to the lives of people across County Durham and Darlington.

We work hard to understand local need and to award grants that support enrich lives in communities – but none of this would be possible without the people and businesses who choose us for their charitable giving or who make regular donations.

Every pound has a purpose. Here are some of the ways we are making a difference, together.

In 2022/2023 we awarded

£ 4,435,163

…in grants, to


…groups and



So far in 2023/2024: