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General Purposes

UK Community Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $532,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2003–March 31, 2005
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus England

About this grant

The Community Foundation Network, established in 1991, supports the development of community foundations in the United Kingdom through technical assistance, training, data collection, research, financial assistance, marketing and advocacy activities.Multiyear funding will support objectives that include promoting the community foundation concept; improving donor relations and local philanthropy; providing member services such as one-to-one support, information services, publications, research and small grants; pursuing special projects; and strengthening organizational capacity.Accomplishments during the past three years included promoting the community foundation model; expanding the number of community foundations in the United Kingdom; managing special projects; delivering core services to members; and building organizational resources and practices.