Head of Public Affairs
With 78% of charitable giving in the UK going to the top 3% of the largest national charities, it’s never been more important to bang the fundraising drum for Suffolk’s 5,000 local charities and community groups. Together, we need to continue raising awareness of how vital it is to direct much more of our giving to local causes, and events are an important part of bringing people together and communicating those messages.
It’s great to see more and more people joining forces to create events that support education, awareness and vital grantmaking activity. Here are just a few highlights of previous events and a few coming up in the near future that you might like to put in your diary!
It is with deepest sadness that we mourn the loss of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. All at Suffolk Community Foundation are so grateful for her tireless, loyal service to Suffolk, our United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. We extend our sincere condolences to all the...
The Suffolk Medal is the highest honour that Suffolk can bestow on one of its own. As part of HM Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations and The Festival of Suffolk, five people have been awarded with this prestigious honour: Boshor Ali, James Buckle, Maggi Hambling...
Suffolk Show Grande Finale - Wednesday 1st June, 4pm The Grand RingThe Festival of Suffolk Torch Relay arrives at Trinity Park to be welcomed by parachutists, a 500 people strong pageant, and marching bands. That will signal the start of an amazing spectacle – the...
The Suffolk Community Foundation is delighted to advise that, following an extensive search, Melanie Craig has been appointed as its next Chief Executive Officer. Melanie joins the Foundation following a long and highly successful career in the National Health Service...
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