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Comic Relief Core Strength Local Communities initiative launches

Comic Relief and Community Foundation launches a new investing in small community organisations across Lancashire.

Youth Social Action Fund Now Open!

The Youth Social Action Fund is offering grants to groups working with young people between the ages of 10 and 20. 

Pendle Young Musicians' Bursary Now Open

Entries are now open to the fabulous Pendle Young Musicians Bursary competition which will see finalists get a share of the £18,000 prize fund. 

We've been nominated for an award!

We are extremely proud to announce that Community Foundation for Lancashire has been nominated for the ‘North West Charity Awards’ as "Fundraising Campaign finalist".

"Dare to be great" opportunities for young and Old at Lytham Festival

A new intergenerational community arts project linked to Lytham Festival has just been given the go ahead this week, following confirmation of funding from the United Utilities Lancashire Community Fund, Lytham Festival organisers, Cuffe & Taylor and Fylde Borough Council.

Innovative Scheme helps Patients at Blackpool's Arnold Medical Centre

The innovative scheme is backed by United Utilities Community Fund through the Community Foundation For Lancashire and runs until the end of the year.

#BeBoldForChange for International Women's Day

To mark International Women’s Day on 8 March, the Community Foundation for Lancashire is hosting a special #BeBoldforChange event with leading women from across the county.

The BIBAs 2017 are Back!

Eighteen prizes are up for grabs to businesses across Lancashire as one of the county's top awards opens for applications.

A message from our Chair

A message from our chair, Arthur Robers, to friends, partners and supporters of the Community Foundation.

Funding we have awarded: October to December 2016

Chairties, individuals, voluntary and community groups that have been awarded funding from the Community Foundation from October 2016 to December 2016.

Appeal for the Spirit of Lancashire this Winter

Community Foundation for Lancashire aims to raise vital charitable funds for the vulnerable this Christmas

Mark Carney and Business Leaders prioritise equality with the Community Foundations

Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, prioritised equality with business leaders from across the North West region at a Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside hosted meeting today.

First UK bank in Crowdfunding partnership

For the first time, one of the UK’s leading banks is partnering with a crowdfunding platform in an innovative collaboration to support social enterprises and community projects across the UK.

Vital Signs 2016 report launches in Preston

This years Vital Signs report launched yesturday in Preston City Centre. Business and community leader from across Lancashire attended the event to here hightlights from keys findings and community aspirations.

Charity giving report unveils counties biggest issues

The North West’s leading philanthropy hub, the Community Foundation for Lancashire has today published it’s a report suggesting districts in Lancashire are some of the happiest in the UK. However, people living in Lancashire have one of the lowest life expectancy rates in England.

BIBAs Foundation will boost young people of Lancashire

A fund set up by one of Lancashire’s leading business awards to boost enterprise projects in the county has reached nearly £60,000.

 

The EU Referendum

The result of the EU referendum is yet to be fully understood, however the Community Foundations have already been assessing the effects on its work in communities to plan for the coming months and years in a new landscape.

Top TV impressionist Rory Bremmer raises funds for Flood Fund

The Community Foundation for Lancashire’s Flood Recovery Fund received an extra cash boost this week after top TV comic, Rory Bremmer, donated funds raised from a series of special charity gigs. 

Strengthening Communities Fund Launched

The Community Foundation for Lancashire’s Flood Recovery Appeal has today launched the “Strengthening Communities Fund”, designed to help community groups affected by the December 2015 floods to increase the resilience of their local community.

Flood-hit alpaca farm celebrates financial aid

Community Foundation for Lancashire pay a visit to the Alpaca Experience in Wyre last week as part of the Lancashire Flood Recovery Appeal's thank you campagin. 

Community Foundation for Lancashire's Flood Appeal visits EDF Energy's Heysham's Power Stations

Our Philanthropy Director, Karen Morris, and Community Philanthropy Manager, Joan Ford, went along to EDF Energy’s Heysham Power Station 1 today [April 14th] to thank EDF Energy for their support for our Lancashire Flood Appeal.

UK Community Foundations raise 14.6m in Winter Flood Recovery Appeals

UK Community Foundations raise £14.6m in Winter Flood Recovery Appeals

Flood Appeal Case Study

A small rural community of seven houses is particularly grateful to Lancashire Flood Relief Fund for helping to reconnect them to the outside world. 

Lord Lieutenant thanks county in reaching Flood Appeal £1 million mark

Community Foundation for Lancashire's president, Lord Charles Shuttleworth, thanked residents and supporters of the Lancashire Flood Recovery Appeal on Friday 8th April at an event in Whalley, Lancashire. 

A BIG Thank You to the county!

The Community Foundation announced today that the Lancashire Flood Appeal has hit £1 million in funds raised. The Community Foundation launched the Flood Appeal on 8th December 

Your Cause Your Way

Professional Footballers Association teams up with leading charity network to launch new giving initiative for players

Walmart Foundation donates £175,000 to UK Winter Flood Recovery Appeal

UK Community Foundations (UKCF) today welcomed Walmart Foundation's grant of £175,000 towards its UK Winter Flood Recovery Appeal.

Flood Appeal Awards Quarter of a Million

Community Foundation for Lancashire's Flood Recovery Appeal has raised over £580,000 since it was launched over 7 weeks ago.

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