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People We Work With

Alongside our work on behalf of local donors and funders, the Community Foundation focuses on partnership working and collaboration within the city and two counties.


We collaborate on a national level as well, with large and small companies and with the Government and its agencies.


Here are some links to people we work with:



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De Montfort University

Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire First

Leicester Law Society

Mars in the Community

Nick Osbourne Photography

Nick Osborne is a local and independent social and commercial photographer specialising in events, marketing and business portraits.

Reaching People

Rural Community Council

UK Community Foundations

University of Leicester

For those seeking alternative funding sources or advice the following may be useful:

 Leicestershire and Rutland Sport 

Leicestershire Funding Toolkit

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire or VAL offers support to individuals and organisations who are involved in local community action.

Voluntary Action Rutland (VAR)

VAR supports and promotes local voluntary action by providing advice, information, support, training and consultation.

Sport England

Sport England are currently running the Community Sport Activation Fund which is a £40 million Lottery revenue fund developed to support grassroots activity at a very local level. Follow this link to find out more: