- Program Civil Society
- Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
- Grant Amount $130,000
- Grant Period April 1, 2005–March 31, 2006
- Location London, United Kingdom
- Geographic Focus England
About this grant
This grant will enable the Community Foundation Network to support the development and expansion of community foundations in the United Kingdom. The network – a membership association of community foundations in the United Kingdom – provides technical and financial assistance, training, data collection, research, marketing and advocacy.Funding will support activities that include developing national standards for community foundations; raising community foundation awareness among professional advisors and the wealth management sector; and beginning distribution of a $90 million expendable endowment fund targeting projects serving disadvantaged neighborhoods.During the past year, network members awarded more than $93 million in grants to approximately 18,500 community groups in the United Kingdom.