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The Team

Chief Executive

Katy Green
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Katy works alongside the Board of Trustees to develop the strategic direction, profile and overall management of the Community Foundation. She works with partners, donors and funders, ensuring that the Community Foundation’s service continues to respond effectively to local needs.

She joined in December 2008. Before that, she worked for many years as a producer, specialising in not-for-broadcast programmes on health, arts, children and young people; latterly as Business Development Executive at EM Media. She has worked extensively in project management, especially in relation to the voluntary sector, children’s play, community consultation and the urban environment. In her spare time she works with the Board of Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative, and likes writing, reading, walking, running and hanging out with her daughter.



Grants and Fund Co-ordinator

Nell Haswell-Hammond
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Nell assesses funding applications and helps the grants team to connect local charities to the Community Foundation and our donors. She is also one of the main contacts for charities and voluntary groups, dealing with grants and funding queries.

Nell graduated in 2017 from Nottingham Trent University with a degree in Psychology. She enjoys playing squash, cooking and catching up on her favourite TV series and eating cake.

Telephone: 0116 2624 916

Grants Officer

Louise Cotton
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Louise has recently joined the Foundation. Her role is to ensure the effective delivery of all grant programmes for the Foundations portfolio of Donors, Corporate clients and UKCF programmes. Louise works to ensure that the programmes delivered meets the needs of the client and are meeting the need in the community.

Louise has worked within the third sector for the past 5 years, prior to that she worked in a variety of public and private sector training and roles and initially started her career within the retail industry.

When not working Louise enjoys spending time with her family, sewing and is part of her local Rock Choir.

Finance Officer

Trust Mazokera
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Trust is responsible for overseeing, monitoring and reporting on the constant flow of funds in and out of the Community Foundation, from public, private individual and corporate sources and to charitable and voluntary organisations.  She also handles management accounting, payroll and all aspects of finance administration to ensure our processes are fully robust, transparent, tracked and reported as required.

Trust worked in administration at Leicester University, Boden and the NHS before joining the Community Foundation in 2014.

She graduated with a degree in Business Management from De Montfort University in 2015. She is now currently studying for the ACCA (chartered accounting) qualification and is a keen swimmer.


Telephone: 0116 251 5680

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