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Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund deadline extended

The Resilience and Recovery Loan Fund (RRLF) is a new fund for social enterprises and charities that are improving the lives of people across the UK who are experiencing disruption to their normal business model as a result […]

Practical Support and Hope for Pandemic Mums and Babies 

The Bobby Dhanjal Foundation has given much needed help to charity Baby Basics Leicester, via Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation. Baby Basics is a volunteer-led charity supporting vulnerable families struggling to meet the practical and financial burden of […]

Chamber president chooses three charities for fundraising in 2021

The new president of East Midlands Chamber has selected three charities from across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire to benefit from fundraising activities over the next year. Eileen Richards MBE has chosen Chesterfield Samaritans, Help the Homeless Leicester and […]

Update from the Community Foundation’s CEO, Katy Green

At the beginning of the Pandemic, the Community Foundation launched the Leicestershire and Rutland Coronavirus Support Fund to support our local charities and community groups who were forced to quickly adapt their services, and who have been working […]

We’re recruiting a new Chair of Board

Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation is recruiting for a new Chair of the Board as Stephanie Morgan QPM plans to stand down after a sterling service for us and our local communities. The Chair will be someone who […]