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!
The final design of the torch that will make a 550 mile round trip across Suffolk around the county has been revealed! Celebrating all the county has to offer, the Festival of Suffolk will bring the torch to 250 towns and villages. The torch will leave from Brandon on...
On Thursday 16th March, the High Sheriff of Suffolk Edward Creasy, SCF's Tim Holder and BBC Suffolk's very own Lesley Dolphin and Luke Deal once again took to the airwaves of BBC Radio Suffolk to present the 2022 High Sheriff's Awards. Although we could not be...
Suffolk Community Foundation is encouraging support towards those affected by the continuing conflict in Ukraine. The first community foundation in Ukraine was established in 1995. Since then, there has been steady development as the decentralisation reform leads to...
The High Sheriff of Suffolk Edward Creasy is pleased to announce this year's shortlist! We were thrilled this year to receive over 130 nominations for the High Sheriff's Awards 2022. From every corner of the county, and all walks of life - it really is inspiring to...
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