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First grants from the Silver Social Action Fund awarded

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Steve Adams No Comments

As time passes and society ages older people are making up an ever growing proportion of our society.  The old assumptions of age are no longer true, and many older people are making the most of their retirement – taking a far more active role in society than they ever did before, and spending more […]

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Stoke on Trent for City of Culture 2021 – We’re backing the bid!

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Steve Adams No Comments
City of Culture

Stoke-on-Trent is bidding for the title of UK City of Culture in 2021. We love Staffordshire, and we love Stoke-on-Trent and believe that becoming City of Culture will bring huge benefits to our area; for the people who live and work here, the businesses that are based here and for future generations.  Not only to the City […]

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We are a Living Wage Friendly Funder!

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Steve Adams No Comments
Living Wage Funder

  The Community Foundation for Staffordshire is now accredited as a Living Wage Friendly Funder. We have joined a select group of 19 funders across the country, including the Big Lottery Fund, Comic Relief, People’s Health Trust and Nationwide Foundation who have agreed that where they issue a grant for staff costs, these costs will […]

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We are now a Living Wage accredited employer!

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Steve Adams No Comments
Living Wage Employer

We are pleased to announce that we are now an accredited Living Wage Employer. We are only the fourth Community Foundation to achieve this accreditation across the UK, and the first in the midlands. The accreditation is given to employers where they commit to pay every member of staff the Living Wage Foundation’s recommended rate […]

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Investors in People Award

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Steve Adams No Comments
IIP Small

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Silver Award from Investors in People. The Investors in People Standard sets out how organisations can best manage, develop and lead their people. It helps to show that as well as investing in our local communities we are also investing in our team. Every […]

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BBC Open Doors

Posted on September 19, 2016 by Steve Adams No Comments

Could you help your local BBC radio station tell others what life is like in your community? They want to meet the everyday people that make it tick. In return, Open Doors can show you how to get the stories that matter to you noticed. If you are part of a community group or charity, […]

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People Power Application Advice Session in Newcastle under Lyme

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Steve Adams No Comments

Update on the Building Better Opportunities programme

Posted on December 2, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

Building Better Opportunities is a programme that is funded through the European Union and the Big Lottery.  The Staffordshire Community Foundation has been involved in ‘Team Staffordshire’, a group of organisations who came together to submit a bid for this programme, with a view to involving smaller community and voluntary organisations from around the county […]

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Vital Signs for Staffordshire launches today!

Posted on October 6, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Vital Issues and the Vital Signs reports for 2015 for Staffordshire! These reports are a way of taking the pulse of our local communities, focussing on 13 different ‘themes’ that matter to people around the county.  Compiling available statistics along with our community surveys, the reports […]

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New Telephone Number

Posted on June 17, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

Effective immediately our main telephone number will change to 01785 339540. There will be a transition period of 3 months, where both our old and new telephone numbers will work, but please update your contacts or address book to ensure you keep our new number.

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We’re on the move!

Posted on June 17, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

We will be moving on Thursday 25th June to our new offices at Staffordshire Technology Park, just off the A513 Beaconside in Stafford. Unfortunately, this means that we will be unable to take your call on that day, but you can leave a message and we will call you back when we are able to.

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”Gatsby” themed evening 7th June 2015

Posted on June 1, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

Le Reve bar in Lichfield is putting on a “Gatsby” themed evening on Sunday 7th June at 7.00pm. There will be canapés on the evening with a raffle and live Jazz music with a group called Midnight. Tickets are £10 per person and all profits from tickets and the raffle will go to the We Love Lichfield […]

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Tamworth Rotary Club Annual President’s Dinner

Posted on June 1, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments
Tamworth Forever Dinner

On Saturday 30th May the President’s Annual Dinner of the Tamworth Rotary Club was held at the Tower Suite of Drayton Manor Park.  This year the President chose to support the Tamworth Forever Fund, managed by the Staffordshire Community Foundation. A wonderful night was had by the many attendees, with a three course dinner, entertainment […]

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We Love Lichfield Presentation

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

The great and the good gathered on Friday 15th May 2015 for the latest presentations of the Staffordshire Community Foundation’s ‘We Love Lichfield Fund’.  The event took place in Lichfield city centre, at The George Hotel’s ‘Garrick Room’.  Awards were made to 7 organisations based in different areas of the district, and this time not […]

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Black Tie Event for Tamworth Forever Fund

Posted on May 12, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

On Saturday 30th May 2015 there will be a black tie dinner event in aid of the Staffordshire Community Foundation raising funds for the Tamworth Forever Fund. This year the event will be held at the Rotary club of Tamworth and tickets are available at £35.00 per person.  The evening consists of a 3 course […]

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