Dorset Community Foundation

Dorset Community Foundation

Charity information

Dorset Community Foundation

The Dorset Community Foundation was founded with one simple aspiration – to make a difference in the lives of others through thoughtful, effective philanthropy. We are a charitable organisation that helps individuals, families, trusts and businesses achieve their charitable goals by offering tools and resources that make giving easy, flexible and effective. Our Vision is to create united and thriving communities by fostering a culture of giving and philanthropy in Dorset.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    Our mission is to raise funds for those most in need in Dorset. The Strategic Objectives of the Foundation are:
    • Impactful Grant Making - to deliver effective grant programmes targeting need in Dorset by knowing our focus and measuring our impact:
    • Growing Philanthropy - to inspire those with resources to provide money and support through us to meet needs in Dorset. To engaging with a range of donors to increase our potential to meet need in Dorset

  • Aims

    Dorset Community Foundation aims to:

    • The promotion of any charitable purposes for the benefit of the community in Dorset and in particular the advancement of education the protection of good health and the relief of poverty and sickness
    • Other exclusively charitable purposes in the United Kingdom and elsewhere which are in the opinion of the Directors beneficial to the community with a preference for those in the area of benefit
  • Overview

    Established: May 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1122113

    Board members: 12

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01202 670815

    Address: The Spire, High Street, Poole BH15 1DF

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