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Preserving our Wildlife

The Osprey Project works to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland and to engage young people with nature, via a schedule of Osprey Assemblies and interactive activities in schools. Events are also […]

We’re having a give away!

Want to be in with a chance of winning a second hand, 7ft multi-purpose games table for your beneficiaries? Local charities or community groups can reply to the tweet or email grants@llrcommunityfoundation.org.uk to be entered into the draw. […]

‘Urgent action’ is needed to understand charities’ value

More must be done to measure the value of the charity sector in order to help government understand the role it can play in solving deep economic and social divides, a Charity Commission paper has said. The Value […]

The Richard Bonney Literary Fund is open for grant applications

The Richard Bonney Literary Fund provides small grants for researchers fields of racial and/or religious harmony in multi-faith and multicultural societies. The objective of the Fund is to facilitate and promote research and to disseminate knowledge in this […]

Young people enjoyed a fun event thanks to the Bobby Dhanjal Foundation

Bobby’s Foundation which supports children and young people in the city of Leicester sponsored an event at Goldhill Adventure Playground. The playground offers indoor and outdoor spaces where young people can play freely, meet new friends and have […]

A brilliant project that houses young people

Two young people share their stories about how the Park Lodge Project has given them a home when they had no other options. Park Lodge provides safe accommodation for 46 young homeless people aged 16 to 25, both […]

First Step to a better life

A client explains how First Step changed his life. First Step provides counselling for men over 18 to move on with their lives after the trauma of sexual abuse. Under 18’s are also supported through art, music and […]

Winners have been announced for 2019

  The Queens Award for Voluntary Service is awarded in recognition of the hard work and dedication that teams of volunteers put in across the UK, and is open for 2020 nominations until 13th September 2019. This year’s […]

See first hand: The Wellbeing Café

Volunteers at the Wellbeing Café Project talk about the inspiring work they do. The project supports people over 18 in the Loughborough area, and is developing in other areas. It provides links to professional support and offers enjoyable […]

Howzat! Cricket coaching sessions unite rural communities

Youngsters and their families have been bowled over by cricket coaching sessions which have brought isolated rural communities together. Thanks to funding from The William Colton Youth Sports Fund, The Belvoir Bees Junior Coaching Programme was able to […]