SUFFOLK COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

CHANGING LOCAL LIVES
 
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SUFFOLK'S HIDDEN NEEDS

The crucial ingredient in moving towards making Suffolk a better place for all is to have clear evidence of what our challenges are.

GIVING & PHILANTHROPY

The benefit of working with us is that every gift, large or small, makes a positive difference to individuals and communities right here in Suffolk.

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Our donors and funds support thousands of Suffolk’s community groups and grassroot charities. We connect your cause with people who care.

Discover how lives are being changed in Suffolk…

Suffolk Artlink’s Rock Up, a modern music programme at Colville House Youth Club, in Lowestoft, has seen remarkable changes in the young people who attend.
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REACH Community Projects are lifting people out of poverty, in and around Haverhill. Meet Jacinto and his family whose lives have been turned around thanks to REACH.
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By partnering Suffolk and Norfolk Community Foundations and engaging with charitable organisations, the LEP is able to support those who are disadvantaged.
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UpBeat is a west Suffolk based charity, providing tailored rehabilitation exercise, social and health support to people living with a heart condition.
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Foxhall Centre Lavender Trust, for older people, was saved from closure thanks to its staff, trustees, Suffolk Community Foundation and The Pargiter Trust.
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Porch Project supports young people’s physical, mental, social and educational well-being. Meet some of the youngsters from their Great Cornard session.
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Over the past year Suffolk has helped us to
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705 grants worth an incredible…

 

Young people supported in their training, education or employment

Ex-offenders supported to build a positive future for themselves

People helped to achieve sustainable employment in Suffolk

People assisted to take part in some form of new sport for the first time

Suffolk residents helped to access some form of support for the first time

Residents encouranged to participate in a community activity for the first time

Suffolk’s High Sheriff Awards

Nominations are now open for the High Sheriff Awards 2019, where we celebrate the amazing work done by so many dedicated and hard working charities and individuals.

Suffolk Dog Day 2019

Suffolk Dog Day is on 28th July 2019 at the beautiful Helmingham Hall. This is a very special annual event run by volunteers, with all proceeds being donated to support the work of Suffolk charities and community groups.

Surviving Winter Appeal

Each year, our Surviving Winter Appeal goes from strength to strength, and over the past few years we’ve heated thousands of homes and helped many vulnerable people right across Suffolk.

Latest news

Suffolk’s #StaySafeOnline Campaign

National research shows that online abuse, stalking and sexting are much more common place than we might imagine in the lives of Suffolk young people and a day-to-day danger. It is now common for those as young as eight and nine to have direct access to a smart phone...

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Supporting older people in Suffolk

The impact of austerity measures on public services has seen them increasingly only able to signpost people in need to the door of the local voluntary sector. With limited public money to support what happens next, the result is a vital need for increased levels of...

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Suffolk’s charities are working with children & families

Recent tragic incidents of knife crime, cyber-bullying that can lead to suicide, the pressure to join gangs, drug and alcohol addiction, depression and loneliness. At the same time, our young people are coping with increased pressure to succeed at school, maintain the...

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