LOGIN
Array ( [0] => home [1] => about-us [2] => fundforwales2 [3] => ourpeople [4] => missionvisionpurpose [5] => uk-communityfoundation [6] => giving [7] => grants [8] => news [9] => contact [10] => private [11] => individuals-and-families [12] => immediate-impact-fund [13] => businesses [14] => endowment-fund [15] => immediate-impact-fund [16] => trusts-and-foundations [17] => professional-advisors [18] => guidance [19] => grantholderinformation [20] => annualreview [21] => legacies [22] => philanthropy [23] => signposting [24] => faq [25] => search [26] => community-benefit [27] => recruitment [28] => philanthropyresources [29] => initiatives [30] => fourteenbroaberffraw [31] => FOURTEEN [32] => midrhondda [33] => vitalsigns [34] => pearsfund [35] => partnerships [36] => henrysmith [37] => ashleyfamilyfoundation [38] => peopleshealthtrust [39] => giving-circle [40] => product-partnerships [41] => fundraising [42] => Cricket-in-Wales [43] => goodwash-foundation [44] => givedifferently [45] => endowment-fund [46] => stay-in-touch [47] => privacy-notice )
ENG | CYM
A A A
search

SEARCH


CATEGORIES

Gwent High Sheriff' Community Fund awards grants to 21 community groups

Gwent High Sheriff' Community Fund awards grants to 21 community groups

 

Community groups from across Gwent gathered in Caerphilly on Saturday morning (24th March) to bid for a share of a grants pot worth £75,000 from the Gwent High Sheriffs’ Community Fund.READ MORE

Roundtable discussion on funding and the homelessness sector

What are the best ways that a charitable foundation can help third sector organisations working in the homelessness and housing sector?

That was the question posed at a round-table discussion organised by Community Foundation in Wales and kindly hosted by The Wallich.READ MORE

Give DIFFerently contactless point launched by Sam Warburton

Give DIFFerently contactless point launched by Sam Warburton

 

We are proud to be a partner of the Give DIFFerently campaign which rugby star Sam Warburton launched today. A contactless payment point has been installed at The Hayes, in Cardiff City Centre, giving the peop [...]

READ MORE

Gwent Community Groups share £75k from the High Sheriffs’ Fund

Gwent Community Groups share £75k from the High Sheriffs’ Fund

 Community groups from across Gwent gathered at Newport Civic Centre on Saturday morning (18th March) to share in almost £75,000 from the Gwent High Sheri [...]

READ MORE

Philanthropy Week 2016

Philanthropy Week 2016

 

Please see below for a brief overview of this year's Philanthropy Week celebrations and events. 

 

READ MORE

The World’s First Global Giving Circle - thank you!

 The World’s First Global Giving Circle - thank you!

As a finale to our pilot Giving Circle programme supported by the Pears Foundation, we held our first ever online Global Giving Circle event to encourage people to give to local causes while uniting a worldwide network of philanthropists in showing their love for Wales. 

  [...]

READ MORE

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner's Victims Fund Engagement Day; 16th of June, 2016

South Wales Police and Crime Commissioner's Victims Fund Engagement Day; 16th of June, 2016

 

On 16th June, at the Heronston Hotel in Bridgend, thirteen organisations from across the South Wales Police area came together as part of the Victims Fund Engagement Day to present their application to the READ MORE

The First Ever Virtual Global Giving Circle for Welsh Communities - all donations doubled!

The First Ever Virtual Global Giving Circle for Welsh Communities - all donations doubled!

The Community Foundation in Wales is inviting everyone who loves Wales  - from anywhere in the world - to join our first ever virtual Global Giving Circle.  Softly launched on 25th January, which is St Dwywen’s Day  (the Welsh St Valentine), celebrated on St David’s Day [...]

READ MORE

Reawakening the South Wales industrial environment: Pontypridd Canal Conservation Group – Pontypridd, South Wales

Reawakening the South Wales industrial environment: Pontypridd Canal Conservation Group – Pontypridd, South Wales

We’re thrilled to reveal the five treasure organisations that will be receiving funding through our first ever Global Giving Circle. These five treasures show the fantastic range of Welsh culture and heritage being celebrated across the world.

 

Since 2010, th [...]

READ MORE

Luncheon Club members share their ideas and stories with older people in North Wales: Llay Luncheon Club – Wrexham, North Wales

Luncheon Club members share their ideas and stories with older people in North Wales: Llay Luncheon Club – Wrexham, North Wales

We’re thrilled to reveal the five treasure organisations that will be receiving funding through our first ever Global Giving Circle. These five treasures show the fantastic range of Welsh culture and heritage being celebrated across the world.

 

Llay Luncheon [...]

READ MORE

Bringing together a community of Welsh Americans: The Madog Centre for Welsh Studies – Ohio, USA

Bringing together a community of Welsh Americans: The Madog Centre for Welsh Studies – Ohio, USA

We’re thrilled to reveal the five treasure organisations that will be receiving funding through our first ever Global Giving Circle. These five treasures show the fantastic range of Welsh culture and heritage being celebrated across the world.

 

The Madog Cent [...]

READ MORE

St David’s Day in London Dinner in support of the Wales in London Philanthropic Fund

St David’s Day in London Dinner in support of the Wales in London Philanthropic Fund

This year’s St David’s Day in London Dinner, at Guildhall, City of London, was held in support of the Wales in London Philanthropic Fund at the Community Foundation in Wales. With a range of guest Welsh speakers, and musicians and singers from Welsh National Opera, the evening upheld [...]

READ MORE

First Aberystwyth University Founders’ Giving Circle Celebration raises £11,575

First Aberystwyth University Founders’ Giving Circle Celebration raises £11,575

The Community Foundation in Wales is delighted that the Aberystwyth University Founders’ Day Celebration in London raised £11,575 for charitable causes at the University.  

 

On Friday 27th November we joined forces with Aberystwyth University, and, through [...]

READ MORE

The Community Foundation in Wales honours philanthropists at the National Museum of Wales - Philanthropy Week 2015

The Community Foundation in Wales honours philanthropists at the National Museum of Wales - Philanthropy Week 2015

 The Community Foundation in Wales was delighted to honour philanthropists, both resident in Wales and from further afield, who, through their giving, have had a huge impact in the fields of arts education and the life chances of young people. The Philanthropy Reception, a highlight of Phila [...]

READ MORE

Philanthropy Week Wales 2015

Philanthropy Week Wales 2015

 

In November 2015, the Community Foundation in Wales will hold the fourth annual Philanthropy Week, a celebration and promotion of philanthropy in Wales. With events being held a [...]

READ MORE

North American Festival of Wales sees two launches from the Fund for Wales!

North American Festival of Wales sees two launches from the Fund for  Wales!

 We’ve just returned from a fantastic weekend celebrating welsh culture and heritage at the North American Festival of Wales 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. With over 600 attendees over the three days the Festival is the largest gathering of people [...]

READ MORE

Dame Rosemary Butler AM encourages young people and women to take decision making roles

Dame Rosemary Butler AM encourages young people and women to take decision making roles

An evening reception on Monday 22nd June brought inspirational people with experience of making decisions in a voluntary capacity together with young people and women looking to make their first steps towards becoming board or committee members. The event, managed by the Community Foundation in W [...]

READ MORE

Halen Mon host High Sheriff of Gwynedd Giving Circle

Halen Mon host High Sheriff of Gwynedd Giving Circle

In celebration of his Shrievalty year, the High Sheriff of Gwynedd invited local charties to demonstrate the impact of their work in an interesting and fun evening at the soon-to-open Salt Cote at his very own Halen Mon. Halen Mo [...]

READ MORE

Gwent High Sheriffs' Fund Participatory Grant-Making Event 2015

Gwent High Sheriffs' Fund Participatory Grant-Making Event 2015

Bedwellty House in Tredegar provided a fantastic backdrop for Saturday’s annual Gwent High Sheriffs’ Fund participatory grant-making event where representatives of Gwent based community [...]

READ MORE

Melin Tregwynt launches limited edition design for the Community Foundation in Wales

Melin Tregwynt launches limited edition design for the Community Foundation in Wales

The Community Foundation in Wales is delighted to have partnered with one of Wales’ most well-loved brands. 
 

Melin Tregwynt has re-coloured their Welsh tapestry design, Knot Garden, in the Foundation’s colours for a special edition of blankets, throws and [...]

READ MORE

Welsh in Brussels support Philanthropy Week

Welsh in Brussels support Philanthropy Week

(l-r) Dharmendra Kanani, European Foundation Centre; Geoffrey Shuman, Vice President of European Affairs for Airbus; Liza Kellett, Community Foundation in Wales; and Tom Jones, European Social & Economic Committee and Community Foundation in Wales Trustee.

As Philanthropy Week 2014 dr [...]

READ MORE

Philanthropy and education in Wales

Philanthropy and education in Wales

A student focus group at Aberystwyth University exploring the role of philanthropy in education provided a fitting start to Philanthropy Week Wales 2014. The Vice Chancellor, April McMahon, attended alongside current students in receipt of Community Foundation in Wales bursaries, alumni fundrai [...]

READ MORE

Philanthropy Week Wales 2014

Philanthropy Week Wales 2014

The Community Foundation in Wales is thrilled to once again be convening a week of events across the country to celebrate, promote and explore philanthropy in Wales.  

The week begins with focus group at Aberystwyth University where we will be joined by Vice Chancellor of the Univers [...]

READ MORE

An investment in the communities of Carmarthenshire

An investment in the communities of Carmarthenshire

Whilst in residence at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Carmarthenshire this August, the Community Foundation in Wales gathered friends, allies and local philanthropists at the historic Llanelly House to celebrate the work of the Foundation in Carmarthenshire and across Wales. 

Th [...]

READ MORE

Taking the Foundation to the North American Welsh Diaspora

Taking the Foundation to the North American Welsh Diaspora

At the end of August 2014 the Foundations Development Manager, Siân Stacey, travelled to Minneapolis to attend the North American Festival of Wales. The Festival was a great opportunity to meet hundreds of people from across the United States of America and Canada who are as passionate abou [...]

READ MORE

Westminster Celebration

Westminster Celebration

The Foundation’s friends and allies came together at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday in celebration of the work of the Community Foundation in Wales.

Welcoming our London guests, Chairman Janet Lewis-Jones shared the news that the Foundation has achieved its first ‘mill [...]

READ MORE

Hawarden Fund Launch

Hawarden Fund Launch

Photo: Colin Evans (Development Associate); Rev. Graham Beckett; Rev. Marjorie Quinn; Mr Jim Bevan 

The Foundation was joined by local representatives of the third sector at the Glynne Arms in Hawarden for the announcement that the Hawarden & District Relief in Need Fund is now b [...]

READ MORE

Cardiff Life - Philanthropy Week

Cardiff Life - Philanthropy Week

We’re delighted to announce that our Philanthropy Week 2013 was covered by the glamorous Cardiff Life Magazine in their people and places-style ‘Invitation Only’ pages.

We managed to have pictures from our Philanthropy Reception as well as Venture Philanthropy

Pl [...]

READ MORE

Harps past, present and future in harmony for Festival launch

Harps past, present and future in harmony for Festival launch

The third Wales International Harp Festival, which takes place next year in Caernarfon (20-26 April 2014), was officially launched by Lord Mostyn. As part of the launch, at Mostyn Hall near Flint, a silver harp, presented in 1523 as a prize in the First Eisteddfod i [...]

READ MORE

Fund for Wales Match Challenge to encourage philanthropy

 Fund for Wales Match Challenge to encourage philanthropy

A £1million match challenge has been granted to the Fund for Wales by the BIG Lottery Fund giving philanthropy in Wales a major boost.

 

Chief Executive of the Community Foundation in Wales, Liza Kellett, celebrated the news as an exciting time to become a philanthropis [...]

READ MORE

Celebration of Philanthropy in Gwent

 Celebration of Philanthropy in Gwent

The Foundation celebrated the culmination of events in Philanthropy Week 2012 with afternoon tea at the Angel Hotel, Abergavenny to applaud the work of the Gwent High Sheriff and the way in which the Gwent High Sheriffs’ Community Fund at the Community Foundation in Wales addresses local ne [...]

READ MORE

Fund launched to support groups in Denbighshire

Fund launched to support groups in Denbighshire

October 2012 saw the launch of the Denbighshire Community Endowment Fund at Ruthin Arts Centre. The Fund was formed as a result of the Foundations work with Denbighshire County Council, who agreed to transfer their small and inactive dormant charitable trusts to the Foundations stewardship.   [...]

READ MORE

Garden Open Day in aid of the Gwent High Sheriffs' Community Fund

 Garden Open Day in aid of the Gwent High Sheriffs' Community Fund

The High Sheriff of Gwent, Elizabeth Murray, held an open garden at Llanover House on Monday 4th June, welcoming people to enjoy the grounds and home-made teas in aid of the Gwent High Sheriffs’ Community Fund. 

 

Thanks to the brilliant weather in June, the garden [...]

READ MORE