Grassroots groups working in Lancashire will get much-needed grants worth more than £70,000 to help support local women and girls facing a range of challenges.
Lancashire groups supporting women and girls with issues such as domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and long-term unemployment can apply for a share of over £72,000.
THE Community Foundation for Lancashire has won Women’s Support Group of the Year in recognition of its Lancashire Women’s Fund at the English Women’s Awards (North) 2019.
Nationwide Building Society is working with the Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside to support local charitable organisations across Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester with grants of up to £50,000 for projects that tackle housing issues in their local communities.
Weir Pride is a small community group set up with the aim of looking after the village of Weir for the benefit of residents. They undertake projects to enhance the village and promote a sense of well-being and promote interaction of people of all ages from senior citizens to toddlers.
Hundreds of women and girls from across Lancashire will benefit from £70,000 from the first round of funding of the Lancashire Women’s Fund.
The Community Foundations for Lancashire and Merseyside (CFLM) welcomes two new trustees to its Board, Dennis Mendoros and Carmel Hall.
Latest figures from the Lancashire Women’s Fund show the real need to support community projects working to benefit women and girls across our region.
10 charities and community groups across the Burnley area have been awarded thousands of pounds to fund much needed community projects.
Community housing projects and charities are being urged to put their case forward as Nationwide - the UK’s biggest building society - makes £500,000 available to help make a difference to communities across the North West.
The Community Foundation for Lancashire is delighted to announce the launch of the new Lancashire Women’s Fund.
Community Foundation welcomes new Development Manager with an exceptional track record.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has launched a new Civil Society Strategy which aims to build stronger communities by bringing together businesses, charities and the public sector.
Charities and community groups across the Burnley area are being encouraged to apply to a new fund launching today (Saturday 4th August). The Christal Foundation is encouraging charities to apply for funding to bring their projects to life.
Putting Lancashire’s charity money in the right place - Feature length arcitle in the Lancashire Evening Post.
To celebrate the Foundation’s anniversary and the vital role of volunteers and community charities, the foundation is excited to launch an additional grants scheme that will be open to applications from 5th January to 30th June 2018 exclusively – the Weston Anniversary Fund.
UK Community Foundations has been awarded £3.4million from the Tampon Tax Fund to support women and girls in local communities. This is the largest grant awarded to any organisation from this fund.
Sporting Challenge’s Christmas Bowling night took place on the 4th December in Southport but it was a little different than usual ! The group members all took part in a seasonal “Best Christmas Jumper” Competition.
A Lancashire Flood Recovery Fund is launched today to support those in need in the county who are victims of the recent flooding in parts of Lancashire.
The Community Foundation for Lancashire was presented with a North West Charity Award on Wednesday evening for best Fundraising Campaign for their efforts on the Lancashire Flood Recovery Appeal in 2015/16.
Comic Relief and Community Foundation launches a new investing in small community organisations across Lancashire.
The Youth Social Action Fund is offering grants to groups working with young people between the ages of 10 and 20.
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 are extremely proud to announce that Community Foundation for Lancashire has been nominated for the ‘North West Charity Awards’ as "Fundraising Campaign finalist".
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.
The innovative scheme is backed by United Utilities Community Fund through the Community Foundation For Lancashire and runs until the end of the year.
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.
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, Arthur Robers, to friends, partners and supporters of the Community Foundation.
Chairties, individuals, voluntary and community groups that have been awarded funding from the Community Foundation from October 2016 to December 2016.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
A small rural community of seven houses is particularly grateful to Lancashire Flood Relief Fund for helping to reconnect them to the outside world.
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.
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
Professional Footballers Association teams up with leading charity network to launch new giving initiative for players
UK Community Foundations (UKCF) today welcomed Walmart Foundation's grant of £175,000 towards its UK Winter Flood Recovery Appeal.