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Grant of the month Sport4FitnessCIC

Wed 15 Feb 2017

Sport4Fitness are our grant of the month!

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International Women's Day 2017

Tue 24 Jan 2017

Inspirational women from across Northamptonshire are joining together to celebrate International Women's Day 2017

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Grant of the month Care and Repair

Thu 08 Dec 2016

Care & Repair are our grant of the month

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Tesco donate £1,000 to Surviving Winter

Mon 05 Dec 2016

Tesco donate £1,000 to our Surviving Winter appeal on Giving Tuesday (29 November)

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Avon award £3,000 to The Good Loaf

Sun 04 Dec 2016

Avon award £3,000 to The Good Loaf as the first beneficiary of the Avon Female Empowerment Fund

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Grant of the Month Pravasi Mandal

Thu 10 Nov 2016

Pravasi Mandal are our grant of the month!

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Surviving Winter Appeal

Tue 25 Oct 2016

Help put a STOP to increasing winter deaths in Northamptonshire by donating to our Surviving Winter Appeal.

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Grant of the Month Old to tha New Productions

Wed 12 Oct 2016

Old to tha New Productions are our Grant of the Month!

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Winners take to the stage at Foundation’s 15 year anniversary awards

Fri 30 Sep 2016

Winners were announced at the Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s 15 year anniversary Annual Awards evening on 29 September. Held at Northampton’s Royal Theatre.

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Grant of the month - Pink Rooster

Wed 14 Sep 2016

Pink Rooster are our grant of the month this September!

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Grant of the month - Community Court Yard

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Community Court Yard are our grant of the month!

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The Big Give - pledge your support

Wed 10 Aug 2016

Pledge your support for our 2016 Surviving Winter campaign.

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Grant of the month - KidsAid Foundation

Wed 13 Jul 2016

KidsAid Foundation are our grant of the month!

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Grant of the month - Looking Glass Theatre

Tue 14 Jun 2016

Looking Glass Theatre are our grant of the month this June!

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Photography competition - only four more weeks to enter

Thu 02 Jun 2016

Get snapping and capture the moment, only four weeks left to enter!

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Northamptonshire - Capture the Moment Photography Competition

Wed 13 Apr 2016

We are launching a photo competition to celebrate 15 years of the Northamptonshire Community Foundation.

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Screen Northants

Thu 12 May 2016

Screen Northants are our grant of the month

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Over £76,000 awarded to local groups

Mon 25 Apr 2016

In March, over £76,000 was awarded to groups across Northamptonshire.

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Rockin' Roadrunner

Thu 07 Apr 2016

Rockin' Roadrunner are our Grant of the Month

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Avon launches Female Empowerment Fund at International Women's Day

Wed 16 Mar 2016

Women from across Northamptonshire came together to celebrate International Women's Day.

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Higham Ferrers Gateway Club

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Higham Ferrers Gateway Club are our Grant of the Month.

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Northampton Town Football in the Community

Thu 11 Feb 2016

Northampton Town Football in the Community are our grant of the month.

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International Women's Day 2016

Fri 05 Feb 2016

Join us to celebrate International Women's Day and pledge for parity.

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Foundation makes an impact

Thu 04 Feb 2016

Celebrations for Northamptonshire Community Foundations’ 15 year anniversary took place on 2nd February at the launch of its’ second Impact Review.

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An unforgettable gift supports the Fair Deal for Kids Fund

Wed 06 Jan 2016

Over 300 theatre tickets have been given out to local groups, for children to enjoy the fun and sparkle of the Christmas season.

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A windfall in December for local groups

Tue 08 Dec 2015

Over £95,000 has been awarded in December to local groups

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Giving Tuesday UK - 1 December 2015

Fri 27 Nov 2015

Giving Tuesday UK - a global day of giving

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Reverend Richard Coles supports Surviving Winter appeal

Wed 25 Nov 2015

Reverend Richard Coles gives his support to our annual Surviving Winter appeal.

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Over £80,000 awarded in October to seventeen inspiring groups

Tue 10 Nov 2015

Northamptonshire Community Foundation awarded £80,167 in October to local groups.

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Winners take to the stage at annual awards celebrations

Wed 07 Oct 2015

Winners were announced at the Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s Annual Awards evening on 30 September. Held at Northampton’s Royal Theatre the evening was generously sponsored by The University of Northampton and Rathbones Investment.

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Oundle Cinema

Fri 04 Sep 2015

Oundle Cinema receive funds to help purchase new equipment.

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New fund makes first awards of over £7,000 to Kingswood and Hazel Leys neighbourhoods

Tue 01 Sep 2015

The KHL Big Local Community Chest Fund made its first awards to voluntary and community groups in the Kingswood and Hazel Leys area of Corby.

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Care and Repair Northampton

Fri 27 Nov 2015

Grant of the month - Care and Repair received a grant through the Surviving Winter Fund.

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AFG UK and Friends

Thu 15 Oct 2015

AFG UK were recently awarded a grant through the Fair Deal for Kids Fund.

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Healthy Communities, Healthy Future

Fri 10 Jul 2015

Join us on Tuesday 21 July at this county wide conference hosted by Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire in partnership with Northamptonshire Community Foundation.

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New offices for Northamptonshire Community Foundation

Fri 26 Jun 2015

Northamptonshire Community Foundatiion settles in to moved into its new office premises.

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Grant of the Month

Thu 28 May 2015

The Good Loaf CIC is an active artisan bakery that works with female ex-offenders.

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New fund launched for Kingswood and Hazel Leys area.

Tue 12 May 2015

Northamptonshire Community Foundation to manage new £20,000 KHL Big Local Community Chest Fund on behalf of the KHL Big Local Partnership.

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Golf club helps boost Surviving Winter appeal

Thu 30 Apr 2015

Northamptonshire County Golf Club donate £250 to boost our Surviving Winter appeal.

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Over £1 million supports Northamptonshire community groups

Thu 16 Apr 2015

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is celebrating its biggest grant giving year to date.

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International cyclist Hannah Barnes joins guests to celebrate International Women’s Day

Wed 11 Mar 2015

To celebrate International Women's Day, Northamptonshire Community Foundation welcomed over sixty women from across the county to Highgate House. They heard how guest speakers Hannah Barnes, Lucy McGibbon and Yemisi Olowoyo, achieved success and some of the challenges they faced.

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Northamptonshire Community Foundation makes an impact

Mon 15 Dec 2014

Northamptonshire Community Foundation makes an impact supporting 134,976 people.

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Closing dates announced for 2015

Tue 25 Nov 2014

Closing dates have been announced for 2015's grants programmes.

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The Bishop of Northampton launches Surviving Winter Campaign

Tue 07 Oct 2014

The Bishop of Northampton launched Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s 2014/15 Surviving Winter Campaign at a luncheon hosted at his home on 7 October 2014.

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Celebrations at our 2014 Annual Awards

Wed 01 Oct 2014

Winners were announced at the Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s Annual Awards evening, held on 25 September at Northampton’s Royal Theatre.

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Fredericks Northamptonshire partnership in Daventry

Tue 02 Sep 2014

Boost for businesses in District thanks to new partnership

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£1.6 million trust transfer to Northamptonshire Community Foundation

Wed 13 Aug 2014

Northamptonshire Community Foundation has been working with the trustees of Northampton Queen’s Institute Relief in Sickness Fund, to establish a named fund through its transfer to the Community Foundation.

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SP Law gives back locally through the N100 giving circle

Mon 28 Jul 2014

SP Law incorporating Martin Adams & McColl makes a commitment to give back locally through Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s N100 giving circle

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Community Foundations endorsed in new Charity Commission guidelines

Fri 25 Jul 2014

The Charity Commission acknowledges that community foundations have a reputation for the effective management of charitable funds in order to maximise their impact at local level.

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Northamptonshire learns to love food and hate waste

Thu 03 Jul 2014

Northamptonshire Food Poverty Network supported by Northamptonshire Community Foundation has joined forces with the national ‘Love Food Hate Waste Campaign’ to help local families and individuals save money and reduce food waste.

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Northamptonshire Champions Fund reaches 100th champion

Wed 02 Jul 2014

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is delighted to announce that it has successfully supported over 100 young people to help achieve their Olympic and Paralympian dreams.

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£14,729 awarded this summer to groups in the north of the county

Wed 02 Jul 2014

The Foundation distributed awards to five group's based in the north of the county.

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New Community Fund is launched

Mon 30 Jun 2014

Regional law firm Wilson Browne Solicitors and Northamptonshire Community Foundation have teamed up to create a new fund for community groups in Kettering.

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Frederick’s funds its 1,000th entrepreneur here in Northampton

Mon 31 Mar 2014

Fredericks Northamptonshire is celebrating having funded its 1000th client here in Northampton.

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Waitrose Rushden supports our Surviving Winter Appeal

Thu 27 Mar 2014

Waitrose Rushden's green counter scheme generously supported our Surviving Winter Appeal.

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NatWest makes a commitment to give back locally

Sun 16 Mar 2014

NatWest give locally through Northamptonshire Community Foundation's Northamptonshire 100 giving circle.

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