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General Purposes

UK Community Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2014–March 31, 2016
  • Location London, United Kingdom
  • Geographic Focus England

About this grant

UK Community Foundations is a membership organization of community foundations in the United Kingdom. It has supported the development and expansion of community foundations over the past 23 years by providing technical assistance, training, data collection, research, marketing, financial assistance, and advocacy. Over the next two years, the grantee will focus on a range of activities, including uniting the community foundation movement around a shared strategy for accelerating growth; increasing the network’s efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability through member services; and building its own sustainability. Currently, there are 48 network members. Collectively, these community foundations provided approximately $255 million in grants during the past year, and their endowment assets exceeded $640 million in 2013.