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Community Foundation Delivers Over £1/2million in Emergency Grants

The Community Foundation has delivered a staggering £521,445.00 in emergency grants to charities, voluntary groups and community organisations who are working tirelessly to support people most in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. With grants of between £500 – […]

Coronavirus Support Fund Helps Live Cancer Free with Healthy Food Parcels

Live Cancer Free Ltd which supports people living with cancer, has used a grant for £1,895 from the Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Support Fund to provide nutritious food bags to patients whose treatment has stopped due to the pandemic. […]

EMCYP Provides Vital Food Parcels with Coronavirus Emergency Support Fund Grant

With the help of a grant for £2,464 from the Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Emergency Support Fund, Eyres Monsell Club for Young People has been able to provide hundreds of emergency food parcels to those most in need in the local community. […]

IM Properties Launches £350,000 Community Fund For Mercia Park

IM Properties (IMP) has launched a £350,000 community fund to help local projects surrounding the new Mercia Park employment scheme. The Mercia Park Community Fund will be managed by Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation and will typically offer […]

Coronavirus Support Fund helps Action Homeless

Action Homeless, which offers accommodation to people and families in housing crisis, is using a grant of £5,000 from the Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Support Fund to help those who have insecure or no housing. As one of the […]

SEGRO launches Centenary Fund to help support Leicestershire communities

SEGRO, a leading owner, manager and developer of warehousing and industrial space, has launched a new £10 million Centenary Fund which will be used over the next decade to make a positive impact within communities in the UK […]

Coronavirus Support Fund helps Leicester Charity Link provide vital support

Leicester Charity Link, which supports some of the most vulnerable people in Leicestershire and Rutland, is spending its grant for £2,500 from the Community Foundation’s Coronavirus Support Fund. As well as dealing with an increased need for emergency […]

£82,000 emergency funding distributed to 30 local charities

The Community Foundation has distributed £82,910 in emergency grants to local charities, voluntary and community organisations, groups to supporting people most in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Going directly to 30 local organisations across our city and counties […]

Private donor backing for Coronavirus Support Fund

One of biggest and oldest private donor funds on the Community Foundation platform has made a substantial donation to the Leicestershire and Rutland Coronavirus Support Fund. This anonymous and generous fund has over the years made many important […]

Cambridge & Counties Bank adds to Local Emergency Fund

Cambridge & Counties Bank has added its help to the Leicestershire and Rutland Coronavirus Support Fund, for charitable groups helping local people most affected by the pandemic. This is an extra top up to the annual grants the […]