County Durham Community Foundation

County Durham Community Foundation

Charity information

County Durham Community Foundation

County Durham Community Foundation provides grants that make a genuine difference to the lives of local people. We manage charitable funds donated by local individuals, families, businesses and trusts, building up a source of long-term support for the community and acting as the vital link between donors and local needs, enabling people to achieve far more than they could by themselves.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    County Durham Community Foundation is an independent grant-making charity. Our purpose is to support community-based projects that make a real difference to the quality of life for local people who are disadvantaged. We act as a vehicle for individuals, families and companies who want to put something back into their local community.

    We support a wide variety of causes by giving grants to local people, groups and projects including supporting community regeneration, children and young people, education bursaries and learning, the arts, the environment, improving health and helping families in need.

  • Aims

    County Durham Community Foundation aims to:

    • Help communities grow by creating opportunities and tackling issues of disadvantage and exclusion.
  • Overview

    Established: June 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1047625

    Board members: 14

    Full time staff: 9

    Part time staff: 4

    Volunteers: 100

    Phone number: 0191 3786340

    Address: Victoria House, Meadowfield Industrial Estate, Durham DH7 8XL

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