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General Purposes

UK Community Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $260,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2006–March 31, 2008
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus England

About this grant

The Community Foundation Network, a membership organization of community foundations in the United Kingdom, supports the development and expansion of community foundations by providing technical assistance, training, data collection, research, marketing, financial assistance and advocacy.This grant will enable the network to implement national standards for community foundations and manage a $90 million, 10-year program to help community foundations work in disadvantaged communities.Currently, there are 56 network members covering 94 percent of the United Kingdom. Collectively, these community foundations provided more than $100 million in grants in 2005.