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Welsh Government report recommends collaboration with the Foundation to create source of sustainable funding

Welsh Government report recommends collaboration with the Foundation to create source of sustainable funding

 

Welsh Government and arts bodies should work with Community Foundation in Wales to create sustainable funding for the sector, says a new report.

The report is from an inquiry ran by the National Assembly for Wales’ Culture, Welsh Language and Communicat [...]

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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

Round-table Discussion

Round-table Discussion

Community Foundation in Wales is looking for partners working in the homelessness and housing sector to discuss a new funding programme for the third sector. We are looking for consultation p [...]

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Community Foundation in Wales brings festive cheer to Pentrebane

Community Foundation in Wales brings festive cheer to Pentrebane

 

A community group in one of the capital’s most deprived areas will be able to enjoy a Christmas party; thanks to a bonus don [...]

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ONE BILLION POUNDS

ONE BILLION POUNDS

 

Thanks a billion! Community Foundations celebrate giving £1 BILLION to local charities

 

Local charities make up the lifeblood of our communities. They make a daily difference to millions of pe [...]

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Philanthropy Week 2016

Philanthropy Week 2016

 

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

 

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Wales in London Philanthropic Fund opens for first applications

 Wales in London Philanthropic Fund opens for first applications

 

Thanks to the leadership and inspiration of t [...]

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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 [...]

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Inspiring Welsh voices across the Atlantic: Cymdeithas Cymru-Ariannin - Patagonia, Argentina

Inspiring Welsh voices across the Atlantic: Cymdeithas Cymru-Ariannin - Patagonia, Argentina

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.

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Welsh children in London share folk stories with their world! Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain – London, England

Welsh children in London share folk stories with their world! Ysgol Gymraeg Llundain – London, England

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.

 

Ysgol Gymraeg [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Wales Flood Recovery Fund launched to help Welsh Communities

Wales Flood Recovery Fund launched to help Welsh Communities

 

Fund launched to support Welsh communities following severe weather and flooding over the Christmas period

On New Year’s Day the Community Fo [...]

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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 [...]

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£10,000 Invested in five Welsh Social Enterprises

£10,000 Invested in five Welsh Social Enterprises

Philanthropy Week 2015 gets off to an adventurous start with £10,000 of philanthropic investments in five Welsh social enterprises

On Tuesday 3rd November, the Community Foundation in Wales, alongside event partners the Fairwood Trust and Capital Law, played host to [...]

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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 [...]

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Cardiff Business School Undergraduate Awarded Community Foundation in Wales Prize for outstanding performance

Cardiff Business School Undergraduate Awarded Community Foundation in Wales Prize for outstanding performance

The Community Foundation in Wales was delighted to support the Cardiff Business School Undergraduate Prize-Giving Ceremony, on the evening of Wednesday 28th October, at the Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre. The Foundation continued its sponsorship, through the READ MORE

A Portrait of Philanthropy in Wales Published

A Portrait of Philanthropy in Wales Published

The Community Foundation in Wales is raising the profile of the concept, practice, and impact of philanthropy across Wales. In November 2014 the Community Foundation in Wales published A Portrait of Philanthropy in Wales which provides an insight into philanthropy in Wales today.  

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Philanthropy Week 2014 Essay Competition

Philanthropy Week 2014 Essay Competition

The Community Foundation in Wales is running an essay competition in celebration of Philanthropy Week 2014. 

Philanthropy Week is a series of events and activities which promote, celebrate and inspire philan [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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First £1million private Fund established

First £1million private Fund established

The Community Foundation in Wales is thrilled to announce that we have received our first £1million gift, the largest single gift from a private donor the Foundation has received to date! Through his gift Dr Davies has established his own personal Endowment Fund as part of the Fund for Wale [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Pupils at Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen, raise £860 for the Foundation's Flood Recovery Fund

Pupils at Ysgol Dinas Bran, Llangollen, raise £860 for the Foundation's Flood Recovery Fund

Pupils at Ysgol Dinas Bran in Llangollen have raised a fantastic £860 for the Foundation’s Floods Recovery Fund, a Fund set up in response to the extensive floods and storm damage across Wales to help strengthen communities as they recover from the hardship and challenges. 

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Liza's Blog, Clearly So

Liza's Blog, Clearly So

Last week I spent five days “nesting” with the ClearlySo team in their London office. ClearlySo is a social business which helps social entrepreneurs raise capital and introduces investors to exciting investment opportunities. It was a chance for me to immerse myself in the world of s [...]

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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 [...]

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Business supports Flood Recovery Fund

Business supports Flood Recovery Fund

The Community Foundation in Wales, along with other Community Foundations in affected areas of the UK, will benefit from a partnership with furniture retailer Wren Living which has 47 stores in Wales and across the UK. Ten per cent of sales made at Wren Living’s  stores between 9am on [...]

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Foundation responds to local communities suffering from recent flooding

Foundation responds to local communities suffering from recent flooding

In response to the extensive flooding across Wales this Winter, the Community Foundation in Wales has set up a Flood Recovery Fund to help strengthen communities as they recover from the hardship and challenges arising from recent floods, tidal surge  and storm damage.   

& [...]

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Philanthropy Week Wales 2013 Essay Competition

Philanthropy Week Wales 2013 Essay Competition

In celebration of our successful annual philanthropy week 2013, the Community Foundation in Wales is running an essay competition.

 

Targeted at those between the ages of 16 and 21, who are currently living in Wales, applicants are invited to submit an essay of no more [...]

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Surviving Winter

Surviving Winter

The Community Foundation in Wales has launched Surviving Winter 2013 - a campaign which matches people who care with organisations supporting older people and families suffering from food and fuel poverty this winter.


Since first participating in this UK wide campaign in 2011, the [...]

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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 [...]

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Making the best even better

Making the best even better

BRfm – ‘the best radio for miles’- is a community radio station run as a social enterprise serving Gwent. It also broadcasts a local internet television service. To encourage participation, social inclusion, self-development and community cohesion among local young people, it ha [...]

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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 [...]

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