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General Purposes

UK Community Foundations

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $150,000
  • Grant Period April 1, 2016–March 31, 2018
  • 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 25 years by providing technical assistance, training, data collection, research, marketing, financial assistance, and advocacy. Over the next two years, the grantee will focus on developing strategic communications and a more robust policy role, growing a stronger and more cohesive network of community foundations, and building its own sustainability. Currently, there are 48 network members. Collectively, these community foundations distributed 21,000 grants totaling over $90 million in 2015, and their endowment assets exceeded $650 million.