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Your fresh news from Somerset Community Foundation:

Aug 10, 2017
 
Somerset Community Foundation is offering small grants, helpful resources and training to assist foodbanks in Somerset to promote healthy eating and the deadline to apply is Thursday 31 August.
Jul 26, 2017

Somerset Community Foundation has allocated more than £18,000 to community groups and projects across Somerset through the Comic Relief Community Cash fund.
A total of twenty Comic Relief Community Cash grants of £500-£1,000 were given to local Somerset projects.

Jul 14, 2017

Somerset Community Foundation has awarded its first Youth Social Action Fund (YSAF) grants to four Somerset community groups. The YSAF is part of the national #iwill campaign which encourages young people to engage in social action - such as campaigning, fundraising and volunteering. 

Jul 3, 2017
Cosmic, one of our partners on the Enhance Social Enterprise programme, which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), are offering social enterprises the opportunity to attend a free digital marketing workshop at the Glass Box in Taunton on Wednesday 12 July, 1.15pm-4.30pm.
Jun 28, 2017
With a grant of £2,000 from our Medlock and Field House Trust Funds, Street Men’s Shed has recently joined a growing list of Men’s Sheds supported by Somerset Community Foundation.
Jun 19, 2017
Somerset voluntary or community groups considering submitting an application to BBC Children in Need are invited to take part in a funding workshop, which is being held in Taunton on Wednesday 5 July.
Jun 16, 2017
Our colleagues at The London Community Foundation are raising funds for the families affected by the Grenfell Tower fire via the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund.
Jun 13, 2017
We're looking for volunteers to join the EDF Energy Community Fund Awards Panel which will help communities affected by the Hinkley Point C development and build a lasting legacy in Somerset.
Jun 2, 2017
We once again opened our doors to all during The Royal Bath & West Show this June, and enjoyed tea and cake with visitors including the folk from Home-Start West Somerset and award-winning PALS.
May 23, 2017
Citizens Advice Mendip will be extending their success financial literacy project to year seven students in Sedgemoor thanks to a grant made possible by Smith & Williamson.
Apr 27, 2017
Through a combination of grant and social investment from Somerset Community Foundation, the Trident Youth and Community Centre has been able to create a new outdoor playing surface for use by the local community.
Mar 30, 2017
New paper banks in Glastonbury and Wincanton raise vital funds for Somerset Community Foundation, supporting local communities.
Mar 30, 2017
We are delighted to announce the first 'Do It' award from our 'Solutions for an Ageing Society' programme in partnership with UnLtd and funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and the South West Academic Health Science Network.
Mar 30, 2017

Over 50 voluntary sector leaders came together on March 16th to discuss challenges and opportunities in a rapidly changing environment for the sector in Somerset. 

Feb 14, 2017

A new report released this week celebrates the amazing work of the thousands of charities and voluntary groups providing vital support in our communities, but it also highlights a sector under pressure.

Feb 14, 2017
Find out about the upcoming VSCE conference for Chief Executives, Senior Managers and Trustees of local VCSE sector organisations. RSVP soon as space is limited!
Jan 26, 2017
The Huish’s Exhibition Foundation is the latest charitable trust to transfer to the stewardship of Somerset Community Foundation. Established in the nineteenth century, the trust has supported the education of young people in Taunton Deane for almost 150 years, and now it begins a new phase in its history.
Jan 16, 2017

The Youth Social Action Fund offers grants to groups working with young people between the ages of 10 and 20 years old in Somerset.

Jan 12, 2017
Val Stones of Great British Bake Off fame endorses the Somerset Surviving Winter campaign!
Jan 9, 2017
Arguably Surviving Winter's original celebrity supporter, Michael Eavis once again endorses the campaign that helps vulnerable older people stay warm and connected.
Nov 30, 2016
SCF celebrates two years of social investment, helping VCSE organisations grow their talent, expand their reach and maximise their social impact.
Nov 29, 2016

When Mary Stirling of Somerton came across a wood engraving depicting The Great Flood of 1607, she was inspired to adapt the image for needlepoint. DIY kits are available now with sales benefitting SCF!

 

Nov 16, 2016

SCF is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of 5 national partners to support a new initiative backed by The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to identify and nurture great people with ideas that will really make a difference to the lives of older people.

Oct 27, 2016
Somerset Community Foundation has been selected as an Access Point for the new Reach Fund, a £4m grant fund to support charities and social enterprises to access the investment they need to grow and diversify their income streams.
Oct 25, 2016
Somerset Community Foundation is inviting you to apply for a grant of up to £500 to reduce the loneliness and isolation experienced by older people in your community!
Oct 10, 2016
Somerset Community Foundation (SCF) welcomed Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex to their head office to meet some of the grassroots groups working on the frontline to tackle disadvantage and build vibrant communities in our county.
Oct 4, 2016
Somerset Community Foundation is proud to announce the official launch of Somerset's Vital Signs and Vital Impact Report 2015/2016.
Sep 21, 2016

Crimebeat is the High Sheriff's charity that makes grants to young people to help combat crime

Sep 19, 2016

The Unstoppables are a group of young people with special educational needs and disabilities 

Sep 16, 2016

Somerset Community Foundation will have an important role in supporting communities most affected by the construction over the next decade

Sep 12, 2016

SCF is currently recruiting a part-time External Communications Executive

Sep 1, 2016

The fund was set in 2015 in memory of Anne Dodgson and to recognise her contribution to astronomy in Somerset 

Aug 31, 2016

Got a little time to spare? Catch up with our news in the August eNewsletter

Aug 30, 2016

The TYCC fund was created to support Taunton-based charities offering opportunities for children and young people

Aug 23, 2016

Application deadlines for four SCF grant rounds are coming in September

Aug 22, 2016

Find out how SCF is helping Somerset's communities become dementia friendly 

Aug 18, 2016

We would like to hear about Somerset's favourite community and parish magazines 

Jul 29, 2016

Our July news and views are available to read online

Jul 13, 2016

Raising Aspirations matches volunteers from local businesses and community networks to provide support to young people

Jul 11, 2016

Grant funding is available for projects that work to conserve and enhance the environment, communities and economy of the Mendip Hills

Jul 6, 2016

Rachel has run 733 miles in 26 days to raise funds to support children with special educational needs

Jun 29, 2016

Add to the Vital Signs debate by tomorrow evening (30th June) and you could win a £100 donation for your favourite Somerset charity

Jun 28, 2016

Catch up on all of Somerset Community Foundation's latest news

Jun 22, 2016

A new fund has been created to support communities in the Wincanton area thanks to work with a local financial planner

Jun 21, 2016

The grant funding will be used to help the renovation of the Bayford Hall

Jun 17, 2016

Find out more about what the funding is being used for and how you can help Somerset communities become more dementia friendly

Jun 10, 2016

Rachel is raising funds for the Hidden Needs Trust

Jun 6, 2016

Somerset finalists for the Queens Award for Voluntary Service gathered in the members tent on day 1 to celebrate their nomination

May 31, 2016

Don't miss the chance to win a £100 donation for your favourite Somerset charity

May 27, 2016

This social enterprise recycles waste wood and helps volunteers gain workplace skills

May 24, 2016

Stand Against Violence is a specialist violence prevention charity based in Taunton

May 23, 2016

Sharon and Steve Reading completed the London Marathon last month to raise funds for SCF

May 20, 2016

Take our short survey to tell us about your priorities for your community, and be in with a chance to win a £100 donation for your favourite Somerset based good cause

May 13, 2016

The team including the fund's co-founder Paul Stevens will attempt this mammoth challenge on the 7th & 8th July

Apr 29, 2016

Catch up the latest news and views from Somerset Community Foundation

Apr 28, 2016

The grants have been made to enrich the education of young people from West Somerset, 

Apr 27, 2016

The VCSE Strategic Forum meets quarterly to improve communication links beween the public and VCSE Sector

Apr 25, 2016

Somerset Community Foundation will publish its first Vital Signs report in October 2016

Apr 22, 2016

SCF Chief Executive Justin Sargent selected the groups to present to the audience

Apr 21, 2016

The Taunton Deane Borough Council VCS Small Grants Fund opens for applications today

Apr 18, 2016

An evening to remember in the stunning setting of Wells Cathedral

Apr 15, 2016

Tickets are still available for the one-off performance by internationally-acclaimed choir Tenebrae

Apr 6, 2016

World-class choir Tenebrae won the Choral Award at last night's prestigious ceremony in London

Apr 4, 2016

An illustrated talk for families about the Rosetta Space Mission in Dunster Tithe Barn

Mar 31, 2016

Catch up on the latest Somerset Community Foundation news in our March eNewsletter

Mar 30, 2016

Hundreds of Somerset residents set to benefit from projects receiving funding

Mar 21, 2016

We are looking for sports teams and clubs across Somerset to get involved and become smokefree!

Mar 18, 2016

The closing date for this round of the West Somerset Youth Trust is 31 March

Mar 14, 2016

Wells SOUP is an exciting new micro-granting lunch where the audience helps to decide the outcome

Mar 11, 2016

Tickets are available from the Cathedral Box Office (01749 672 773) or from the Cathedral shop

Feb 29, 2016

Catch up on the latest Somerset Community Foundation news in our February eNewsletter

Feb 29, 2016

We're Eco are the latest recipients of a loan from the SSEF

Feb 25, 2016

This month sees the first meetings of 80 mentors from local businesses and community groups with young people in two Taunton Deane Schools

Feb 18, 2016

Call the Wells Cathedral Box Office on 01749 672 773 now to buy your tickets

Jan 29, 2016

Closing dates for various grant rounds are coming up

Jan 22, 2016

Catch up on the latest Somerset Community Foundation news in our January eNewsletter

Jan 21, 2016

Attention all donors in Somerset!

Jan 21, 2016

Can you help the elderly in your community stay warm? Read about Surviving Winter here

Jan 20, 2016

'A Hymn of Heavenly Beauty' will take place on Friday 15th April

Jan 19, 2016

We are looking for a skilled administrator to work in our office on the Bath & West Showground in Shepton Mallet

Jan 13, 2016

Temperatures are set to plummet in Somerset this week

Jan 7, 2016

The support and generosity of our patrons is vital to helping us transform lives across Somerset

Jan 6, 2016

Expressions of Interest welcome for Taunton Youth and Community Centre Fund

Dec 18, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our December eNewsletter

Dec 17, 2015

The group works to improve the mental health and wellbeing of men who are alone

Dec 16, 2015

Grants were made to small voluntary community groups working to support vulnerable people over the Christmas period

Dec 16, 2015

We have raised over £40,000 towards our target of £90,000

Dec 15, 2015

Our annual carol service was held at Wells Cathedral on Saturday 12th December

Dec 15, 2015

Funding is now available from the ‘TYCC Fund’ for projects that will offer a long lasting legacy for young people in the Taunton Deane Borough Council area.

Dec 10, 2015

Andy Ridgwell will join the team on Wednesday 6th of January as Programmes Manager

Dec 9, 2015

Please support Cumbria Community Foundation as they help individuals and businesses affected by the recent floods

Dec 8, 2015

Funding available for Somerset based groups from the People’s Health Trust

Nov 30, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly eNewsletter

 

Nov 26, 2015

The first blast of cold weather hit the south west this weekend - people in your community will be struggling to stay warm

Nov 20, 2015

Congratulations to Peter Wyman on his selection to Chair the Care Quality Commission

Nov 18, 2015

A cheque presentation was held at the Riverside Youth Centre in Dulverton 

Nov 16, 2015

Sing for Somerset takes place at 7pm at Wells Cathedral on Saturday 12th December - doors open at 6:15pm

Nov 12, 2015

At the end of the first day £1,000 has already been donated to the Surviving Winter Campaign.  If you would like to contribute, please click here

Nov 12, 2015

Better off recipients of the Winter Fuel Payment are already donating to Somerset's Surviving Winter Campaign launched today.

Nov 3, 2015

Join us for our annual carol service at Wells Cathedral on the 12th December

Nov 2, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly eNewsletter

Oct 29, 2015

Snap up your Christmas cards early and support disadvantaged young people in Somerset

Oct 28, 2015

Find out what funders look for at a free event in Bridgwater

Oct 26, 2015

This year's Annual Celebration was held at the stunning North Cadbury Court

Oct 14, 2015

Taunton Athletic Club benefits from the very first loan to be given from the Somerset Social Enterprise Fund

Oct 5, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation is looking for a part-time Programmes Manager based at the Royal Bath & West Showground

Oct 2, 2015

The latest grant round aims to support groups and charities working in Taunton Deane preparing for Christmas

Sep 28, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

Sep 23, 2015

Help the Benchmark Trust support young people across Somerset at their upcoming fundraising events! 

Sep 22, 2015

The Foundation is working in partnership with Somerset's Public Health team to help groups plan for the effects of cold weather

Sep 21, 2015

The latest round of the Smokefree Somerset Alliance Grants Programme is open for applications

Sep 16, 2015

An independent evaluation of the £1.5million Flood Relief Fund has praised the work carried out by SCF

Aug 28, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

Aug 24, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation launches the Anne Dodgson Fund to help Somerset residents access science education through astronomy

Aug 21, 2015

Are you prepared for winter? Free planning workshop for Somerset community group leaders

Aug 19, 2015

Keen golfers braved wet and windy August weather to support the Captains' Fund

Jul 27, 2015

Click here to find out more about some of the projects funded in the latest foundation grant round

Jul 22, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

Jul 20, 2015

Crowdfunding is a new way for people to raise money, awareness and support for great ideas.

Jul 15, 2015

Crispin School in Street hosted their annual Raising Aspirations tea party last week

Jul 15, 2015

Mrs Jane Barrie OBE DL has been appointed as our next Chairman and Somerset’s new Lord Lieutenant, Mrs Annie Maw has also been appointed as our Honorary President

Jul 13, 2015

Benchmark was formerly the registered charity of Somerset Magistrates - click through to read more

Jul 10, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation held a breakfast breifing at Ashfords LLP in Taunton to inform and educate professional advisors about the SSEF

Jul 3, 2015

SCF held open evenings at Court Fields School and Taunton Academy to attract new mentors from the Wellington and Taunton area

Jun 26, 2015

Support Team Lowland Rats on their West African adventure to raise money for Somerset charities!

Jun 19, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

Jun 15, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to announce the establishment of our latest fund called Elliot’s Touch

Jun 15, 2015

Members of the Millfield Student Charity Committee & SCF Deputy Chief Executive Mary Hancock were invited to speak on Glastonbury FM's  Community Show

Jun 11, 2015
A free seminar on 14 July in Taunton for organisations working with children and young people in Somerset to explore the outcomes that funders and commissioners look for.
Jun 10, 2015

Grant application deadlines for Foundation Grants and the Comic Relief Communities Programme have been extended

Jun 1, 2015

Grants are now available to support community projects that will have a lasting legacy for the residents of Taunton Deane

May 29, 2015

Avon & Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens visited the SCF office during the Bath & West show

May 29, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation is celebrating after a raffle held at the Royal Bath & West Show yesterday raised money for the Somerset Youth Fund

May 27, 2015

Fancy dinner with Julian Fellowes? Breakfast with Paul Nicholls and his stable stars?

May 22, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

 

May 20, 2015

Dinner with Julian Fellowes, a morning on the Gallops with Paul Nicholls, a Race Day at Wincanton and a Luxury Hamper to be raffled off at the Bath & West Show - buy tickets & support the Somerset Youth Fund!

 

May 18, 2015

The inaugural Taunton Deane Mayor’s Fund Award Ceremony took place last Friday at Queens College

May 13, 2015

Help Somerset County Council’s public health team decide who the new provider of public health services in the county will be

May 8, 2015

Tone Ability FC is celebrating after receiving £1,500 from SCF, thanks to contributions from Summerfield Developments and the Somerset Freemasons.

May 6, 2015

Hamdon Youth Group, who provide fun and safe weekly meetings for young people recived the grant to help with rental costs of their premises

Apr 29, 2015

The Community Council for Somerset is recruiting for more Village Agents across the county

 

Apr 24, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

 

Apr 17, 2015

Phase 3 grants from the Somerset Flood Relief Fund for home recovery are still available.

 

Apr 15, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation held a beneficiaries lunch with property development company Summerfield at their Taunton office on Thursday, as a way of saying thank you to the firm for their grant making in the local area.

 

Apr 10, 2015

Representatives from the Youth Group attended a lunch reception at Clarke Willmott’s Taunton office last week, which brought together charities and community groups funded by Somerset Community Foundation.

 

Apr 8, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation will launch an exciting expansion of our successful mentoring programme, Raising Aspirations, to Taunton Academy in Taunton and Court Fields School in Wellington this Spring.

 

Apr 1, 2015

As a result of planned succession,  we will have a small number of vacancies on our Board in Autumn 2015

 

Mar 30, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation hosted a workshop at the Ridgeway Hall in Langport, to discuss community transport issues in the county.

 

Mar 18, 2015

As part of our partnership with Somerset County Council to create and manage the Somerset Social Enterprise Fund (SSEF) we held a networking event at the Monk's Yard near Ilminster.

 

Mar 18, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation looks at the work carried out over the past year to help residents who were affected by the floods, and the projects being planned to support the area in the future. 

 

Mar 13, 2015

What types of groups does the Big Lottery Fund want to fund? What are private donors looking for in an application? What opportunities does crowdfunding present?

 

Mar 11, 2015

Looking for funding to build sustainability? Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to signpost the launch of the Santander Social Enterprise Development Awards (SEDA) for 2015.

 

Mar 9, 2015

Care and Share Time, a group for lonely elderly residents in the Yeovil area, received a grant through Somerset Community Foundation in June 2014. Read about the impact of the grant on the group and its members here.

 

Feb 20, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

 

Feb 20, 2015

Click through to read a brief update and view the latest infographic for the Somerset Flood Relief Fund

 

Feb 18, 2015

The first grant is awarded from the Somerset Youth Fund to support five youth clubs in West Somerset.  

 

Feb 16, 2015

This is your chance to raise money for the Youth Fund, whilst celebrating the first ever Somerset Day! 

 

Feb 16, 2015

Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to announce details of a Community Transport Workshop in Langport.

 

Feb 11, 2015

Grants are now available to support community projects that will have a lasting legacy for the residents of Taunton Deane.


Feb 2, 2015

The Surviving Winter appeal needs a further £13,000 to meet urgent demand from charity partners

 

Feb 2, 2015

Red Nose Day Community Cash available for groups across Somerset - apply now!

 

Jan 23, 2015

Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter

 

Jan 21, 2015

Somerset resident leaves a legacy that will continue to help communities and residents for many years to come.

 

Jan 21, 2015

Somerset sports clubs receive grants to become 'smokefree' environments and educate young people

 

Jan 19, 2015

Tackling loneliness in Somerset - 147 people attend Christmas Day Lunch at St Benedict's Church in Glastonbury.

 

Jan 16, 2015

Two charity dinner events in Taunton raise £5,850.00 for The Deane Dragons project - next event being held on the 11th February.

 

Jan 14, 2015

Justin Sargent, SCF Chief Executive, was invited to an exclusive charity reception at No. 10 Downing Street hosted by Samantha Cameron.

 

Jan 14, 2015

Small voluntary or community groups in the Frome area are invited to our 'Meet the Funders' event.

Jan 7, 2015

Funding available from the Active Communities Programme for community projects in Somerset

Dec 23, 2014
Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter
Dec 17, 2014
Focusing on two groups who address a compelling need at Christmas
Dec 17, 2014
Sing for Somerset 2014 kicked off the festive season in style!
Dec 10, 2014

Taunton based charity On Your Bike, recipients of a grant from Somerset Community Foundation at the beginning of 2014, announce that three of their trainee beneficiary mechanics have passed their Cytech 2 assessments.

 

Dec 3, 2014
Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter
Nov 28, 2014
Strode College offers exclusive deals on pamper sessions for charity workers in Somerset and SCF mentors!
Nov 26, 2014

Somerset Community Foundation are pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Malcolm as their new Marketing and Events Executive.

Nov 18, 2014

Social enterprises in Somerset could benefit from a loan of between £10,000 and £100,000 from Somerset Community Foundation. 

 

Nov 13, 2014

Surviving Winter has launched today through local media partners with a goal to raise £100,000 to help older people stay warm and healthy this winter.  

 

 

Nov 3, 2014
Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter.
Oct 29, 2014
A corporate supporter of the Somerset Youth Fund accompanies Mary Hancock on a visit to Somerset Rural Youth Project.
Oct 22, 2014
A £500 grant, available through Somerset Community Foundation, is being offered to sports clubs across Somerset with outdoor facilities, which coach young people between the ages of 10-16.
Oct 21, 2014
Supporters, friends and recipients of grants attended Somerset Community Foundation’s Annual Celebration last week. Keynote speaker, Tracey Bleakley, spoke about her involvement in the successful campaign for financial education to be in the National Curriculum in England and also the life cycle of a charity, from inception to merger.
Oct 7, 2014
Catch up on the latest news in our monthly e-newsletter.
Sep 30, 2014
Our innovative mentoring programme ‘Raising Aspirations’ pairs young people at risk of under-achievement at Crispin School in Street with a mentor who can encourage and support them. The programme has been shown to make a difference and is rewarding for both mentors and young people. We are currently recruiting mentors for this academic year: could YOU use your skills and experience to change a young person’s future?
Aug 15, 2014
We’re continuing to celebrate the UN’s International Youth Day this week by highlighting our newly launched Somerset Youth Fund and local charities making a difference, such as Streetspace.
Aug 14, 2014

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the work of charities across Somerset that work with young people, celebrating the launch of the Somerset Youth Fund. 

Aug 13, 2014
This week we’re looking at charities across Somerset that work with young people to highlight our newly launched Somerset Youth Fund.
Aug 12, 2014

Somerset Community Foundation are celebrating the UN’s International Youth Day on Tuesday, August 12 by highlighting the newly launched Somerset Youth Fund.

 

Aug 6, 2014
Somerset Community Foundation will be offering an additional flat-rate grant of £500 to flooded households as the recovery efforts continue.
Jul 30, 2014
Wadworth, the Devizes-based brewer, has donated £2,046 to Somerset Community Foundation to help those affected by the floods on the Somerset levels.
Jul 29, 2014
Crispin School pupils participating in the Raising Aspirations programme host a tea party as a thank you to their mentors.
Jul 22, 2014

Council Leader Cllr John Osman approves new fund, managed by Somerset Community Foundation, to support social enterprises in Somerset.

Jun 20, 2014
Employees of Francis Clark will scale the highest summits for Somerset Community Foundation.
May 22, 2014
In celebration of this year's Bath and West Show, we have teamed up with Ston Easton Park Hotel to offer everyone one lucky winner a luxury night away for two.
May 14, 2014

Anna Clifford and Tom Stokes will be running the Edinburgh Marathon on 25th May in support of the Somerset Flood Relief Fund, managed by Somerset Community Foundation. 

 

May 2, 2014
Francis Clark employees and Somerset Community Foundation trustees collected hundreds of pounds for the Somerset Flood Relief Fund at Taunton Racecourse last week.
Mar 19, 2014

Seabrook Clark and Somerset Community Foundation have teamed up to offer a free day of talks and networking in Taunton! 

Feb 28, 2014
Two months after the launch of our Flood Relief Grants programme, Somerset Community Foundation has awarded over £122k worth of emergency grants and raised over £660k for the relief effort.
Feb 25, 2014
It’s been a busy month at Somerset Community Foundation, but thanks to volunteers from across the county, it's smooth sailing through these wet times here in the office.
Feb 21, 2014

From coffee shops to law firms, beauty salons to high street retailers, dozens of Somerset Businesses are doing their bit to raise money for flood relief.

 

Feb 4, 2014

HRH The Prince of Wales attended a reception at Stoke St Gregory villllage hall today to hear first hand about the plight of rural communities who are struggling with severe floodings as a result of the wettest January since records began.

In response, the Prince's Countryside Fund has announced it will donate £25,000 from its Emergency Fund to the Foundation's Emergency Flood Relief Appeal.

 

Jan 31, 2014

Somerset Community Foundation’s Emergency Flood Relief Fund has grown to almost £70,000 towards its £150,000 target. Dozens of emergency relief grants have been issued already, and now the Foundation is broadening the scope of its support. The appeal has received endorsement from the Bishop of Taunton, the Rt. Revd Peter Maurice and MP for Somerton and Frome, David Heath CBE.

 

Jan 22, 2014
In partnership with Quartet Community Foundation, we are distributing a £75,000 Sport Relief Communities Cash fund to communities across the West of England.  Click on the headline above to find out more.
Jan 8, 2014

Somerset Community Foundation has launched an Emergency Flood Relief Fund thanks to a £50,000 donation from Somerset County Council.

Nov 29, 2013

Somerset Community Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest Somerset Business Guardians.

Nov 29, 2013

Somerset Community Foundation held its Annual Celebration in November at
Pennard House in East Pennard, with key note speaker Lord Wei of Shoreditch
inspiring over 170 guests.


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