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  • Hundreds of volunteers sign up to make a change in Northamptonshire during The Big Help Out weekend

    Published 17/06/24

    The Big Help Out weekend, which took place Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 2024, saw hundreds of volunteers from across Northamptonshire show up to support local charities in their work to improve the lives of our most vulnerable residents. 

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  • Family Food Aid appeal launched to support local families experiencing food poverty

    Published 17/06/24

    Northamptonshire Community Foundation has launched the Family Food Aid appeal, to tackle food poverty and ensure that vulnerable families and children across the county have access to nutritious food and vital support services. 

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  • Harry Chadwick wearing a blue baseball cap and checked red shirt with his mum at his 18th birthday party

    Newly launched bursary will support teenagers with neurodiverse conditions to continue their education and secure volunteering placements

    Published 07/06/24

    A Northamptonshire family have launched a new bursary scheme in memory of their late son Harry Chadwick who died six years ago. 

    If you'd like to donate to Harry's Fund, click here.

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  • Unsung heroes across the county to be honoured with Rose of Northamptonshire Awards

    Published 10/05/24

    Following the re-launch of the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards in 2023, Northamptonshire Community Foundation have again partnered with the North and West Northamptonshire Unitary Authorities to open nominations for the Rose of Northamptonshire Awards 2024. 

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  • Local charities awarded more than £2.97 million by Northamptonshire Community Foundation

    Published 10/05/24

    During the 2023/24 financial year, Northamptonshire Community Foundation awarded more than £2.97 million in grants to small charities, community groups and volunteer-led organisations across the county. 

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  • Local community foundation opens fund to support communities across rural Northamptonshire after raising almost £140,000

    Published 10/05/24

    Northamptonshire Community Foundation has raised over £137,000 so far through the Shining a Spotlight on Rural Community Needs appeal, which has enabled the launch of the Rural Community Needs Fund.

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  • Local organisations awarded £94,000 to fight climate change

    Published 04/03/24

    Through Northamptonshire Community Foundation’s Creative Climate Action Fund, two Northamptonshire-based organisations were awarded more than £47,000 each for creative projects that build awareness around climate change and encourage local residents to make behavioural changes to protect the environment.  

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  • February Community Heroes

    Published 27/02/24

    Each month, we're celebrating Community Heroes across Northamptonshire. These organisations are working tirelessly to improve the lives of our county's most vulnerable residents, and we're very proud to support them.

    To read more about each Hero, take a look at our Community Hero of the Week column in the Northampton Chronicle & Echo, published every Thursday. 

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  • Northamptonshire Community Foundation working with Anchor Butter to fund vital food projects across the county

    Published 22/02/24

    Northamptonshire Community Foundation is one of three members of the UK Community Foundations network, working with Anchor Butter in 2024 to distribute funding through the Anchor Community Connection Fund. 

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  • January Community Heroes

    Published 31/01/24

    Each month, we're celebrating Community Heroes across Northamptonshire. These organisations are working tirelessly to improve the lives of our county's most vulnerable residents, and we're very proud to support them.

    To read more about each Hero, take a look at our Community Hero of the Week column in the Northampton Chronicle & Echo, published every Thursday. 

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  • Local community foundation sets out to provide more grant awards and support to vulnerable communities and support local good in 2024

    Published 15/01/24

    The county’s leading independent grant-making charity has started the year with news of new funds, new challenges, over £1.8 million already awarded to groups across Northamptonshire since April 2023, and being on target to award at least £2.5 million by April this year in grants to small, local charities, volunteer-led organisations and community groups. 

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  • Local charities become award winners at Northamptonshire Community Foundation Annual Awards

    Published 06/12/23

    Six local charities and community groups and two individuals won awards for their commitment to their local communities at Northamptonshire Community Foundation's Annual Awards event, held at the Royal Theatre in Northampton on Wednesday 29th November.

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