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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 Beverlie Jackson 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 Beverlie Jackson 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 Beverlie Jackson 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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Further ESF Workshops

Posted on May 7, 2014 by Beverlie Jackson No Comments

Due to the popularity and success of our European Social Fund Workshops, we are now offering  two further workshops in Shropshire. These will be held on 19th May 2014 and will give you more information on the European Social Fund and how you can apply. To book your place please phone our office and speak […]

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3 day Fishing Festival

Posted on May 7, 2014 by Beverlie Jackson 1 Comment

On behalf of the We Love Lichfield Fund, there will be a three day fishing festival between Friday the 7th June  and Sunday 9th June 2014.   Day 1 Friday 7th June at Curborough Fishery, Lichfield 80 Pegs – Draw 8.00am. Fish from 10.15am-3.15pm Prize giving 4.15pm (Fishing to Curborough Fishery rules) £15.00 entry fee […]

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PCC’s People Power Fund now open for applications

Posted on April 1, 2014 by Steve Adams No Comments

The People Power Fund, a new grants scheme from Matthew Ellis, the Police and Crime Commissioner for Staffordshire, is now open for applications.  The closing date is 14th April 2014.  More details are available here.

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Golf Day in aid of We Love Lichfield

Posted on January 30, 2014 by Steve Adams 1 Comment

As part of the fundraising efforts for the We Love Lichfield Fund, there will be another golf day held this year on Friday 2nd May 2014 at Darnford Moors Golf Club in Lichfield. This fantastic day is for teams of 4 and costs just £40 per person.  The day features a full itinerary and includes […]

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Welcome to our new trustees

Posted on September 26, 2013 by Steve Adams No Comments

The Staffordshire Community Foundation would like to welcome 5 new trustees to our board; Lee Bates, Helen Dart, Sarah Elsom, Roger Lewis, Simon Price As well as expanding our geographic reach to ensure all of Staffordshire is represented at board level, it helps to complete our board skills matrix, to ensure that all necessary skills […]

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