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Golf Day Sponsored by Burntwood Car Dealershop

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

The We Love Lichfield Fund is delighted to announce that its fund-raising golf day next month is being sponsored by Burntwood car dealership Acorn Kia. The popular event, which is taking place at Darnford Moors Golf Club on Friday 1st May 2015, attracts as many as 20 teams of players all keen to support the […]

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John Runs London Marathon for We Love Lichfield Fund

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

John Heeler from Whittington ran the 26 mile London marathon on Sunday 26th April 2015 to raise funds for the We Love Lichfield Fund which gives out grants of up to £1,000 to good causes across the Lichfield district. The 45 year-old was invited to run for the We Love Lichfield Fund by charity patron […]

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The Final Leg of the ‘Two Saints Way’ Walk

Posted on April 2, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

The final leg of the High Sheriff Walk for the Two Saints Way 88 mile pilgrimage route between the cathedral cities of Chester and Lichfield, took place on Sunday 1st March 2015 this was the final leg of the walk which started from Farewell to Lichfield Cathedral.   Staffordshire Community Foundation were invited to come […]

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‘Musical Cornucopia’ Gala Evening

Posted on March 31, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

On Sunday the 15th March 2015, The High Sheriff of Staffordshire opened her house to hold a ‘Musical Cornucopia’ Gala evening to raise donations and support for the High Sheriff Fund, which gives out grants to local, grassroots, community groups in Staffordshire.  The fund makes a difference to the lives of others at a grass […]

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Sally Grieve No Comments

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK. The award is for a group that is volunteer led, and working within their local communities. Awards are given annually and any group of 2 or more people doing volunteering work can be nominated for the award. The majority of the […]

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The Sentinel Business Awards

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

The Sentinel Business Awards for North Staffordshire took place on Tuesday 24th March 2015 and the Staffordshire Community Foundation was pleased to be able to sponsor the Community Engagement Award.   In order to qualify as a short listed business, each organisation had to show a commitment to putting something back into the community.  Examples […]

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Green Door Project – Stoke on Trent

Posted on March 25, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

Green Door is a four year Big Lottery funded project which aims to encourage people, (particularly older or disabled people), to make more use of green spaces within the city.  There are three key areas on which it focusses, cycling at Westport Lake, community activities and the construction of a hub style building. There are several […]

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Important Changes to Application Forms

Posted on February 25, 2015 by Steve Adams No Comments

The forms that you use to apply for grants from the Staffordshire Community Foundation will be changing over the coming 5 weeks.  This is due to the roll-out of new online applications for all of our grants. Our new online application system will allow organisations to upload supporting documents at the same time as completing your […]

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The Sentinel Community Cash Jackpot

Posted on September 11, 2014 by Sally Grieve No Comments

For more information on The Sentinel Community Cash Jackpot and how to apply, please click on the link;   The Sentinel Community Cash Jackpot, Apply here.        

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Hats Off to Led Zeppelin Updated

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Sally Grieve No Comments
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Hats Off to Led Zeppelin, Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013, will be performing at The Garrick Theatre in Lichfield on Friday 5th September 2014, in aid of the We Love Lichfield Fund.  The We Love Lichfield Fund is one of 10 community funds administered by the Staffordshire Community Foundation, that raise money within […]

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Hats Off to Led Zeppelin

Posted on August 5, 2014 by Steve Adams No Comments
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  Hats Off to Led Zeppelin, Winners of the National Tribute Awards 2013, will be performing at The Garrick Theatre in Lichfield on Friday 5th September 2014, in aid of the We Love Lichfield Fund.  The We Love Lichfield Fund is one of 10 community funds administered by the Staffordshire Community Foundation, that raise money […]

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New Statement from the Charity Commission

Posted on July 17, 2014 by Steve Adams No Comments

The Charity Commission has released a new statement concerning community foundations which reads as follows; The Charity Commission acknowledges that community foundations have a reputation for the effective management of charitable funds in order to maximise their impact at local level. The Charity Commission and community foundations have worked closely in recent years to ensure […]

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Call for ‘Lay’ Grants Panel Members

Posted on July 10, 2014 by Steve Adams No Comments

Do you have a couple of hours to spare a few times a year? The Staffordshire Community Foundation holds many grants panels throughout the year to determine awards and grants around the county.  Each meeting has a specific panel construction, containing people from relevant backgrounds and with relevant skill sets.  We are now looking to […]

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New Community Funds Launched!

Posted on June 11, 2014 by Sally Grieve No Comments

In the past year, SCF has delivered just under £1 million in grants to individuals and community groups across Staffordshire.  This year we want to aim high and award even more! Our ambition is to create nine bespoke, local funds as defined by the district, borough and city areas within Staffordshire, ensuring that the Foundation […]

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Quality Accreditation Level 3 award

Posted on May 27, 2014 by Steve Adams No Comments

The Staffordshire Community Foundation is pleased to announce that we have achieved the latest Quality Accreditation award, rolled out through UK Community Foundations to standards endorsed by the Charity Commission.  The award is based on standards relevant to community foundations which include five key performance areas plus a corporate assessment and business planning process for future growth […]

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