Suffolk partnership steps up to boost youth volunteering

Suffolk partnership steps up to boost youth volunteering

Suffolk partnership steps up to boost youth volunteering South Street Kids have received support from The Youth Social Action Fund Historically, volunteering by young people in the Eastern Region was one of the lowest in the country. Step Up To Serve formed a...
Working with Suffolk’s Police & Crime Commissioner

Working with Suffolk’s Police & Crime Commissioner

Working with Suffolk’s Police & Crime Commissioner Members of ‘Team Suffolk’ from Suffolk County Council, Suffolk Constabulary, Suffolk PCC, University of Suffolk, East Anglian Daily Times and Suffolk Community Foundation join forces to launch...
Survivors in Transition

Survivors in Transition

Survivors in Transition The first mask (far left) represents what happened to her as a child. The middle mask represents how she was feeling during the point in her life she first walked through our doors. The final mask she felt was important for others to see as she...
Working together to support children & young people

Working together to support children & young people

Working together to support children & young people The CYP Emotional Health & Wellbeing Fund has supported Suffolk Young People’s Health Project The CYP Emotional Health & Wellbeing Fund was developed in partnership with the Ipswich & East...
Level Two Youth Project

Level Two Youth Project

Level Two Youth Project Staff and children having fun at Level Two Level Two supports children and young people in Felixstowe. Their vision is to promote the welfare of young people through supportive relationships and positive experiences designed to enhance their...
The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

The New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) makes Suffolk a great place to live, work, learn and do business The Mix Stowmarket receive funding from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Community Challenge Fund By partnering Suffolk and Norfolk Community...
Suffolk Food Hall Tractor Fair

Suffolk Food Hall Tractor Fair

Suffolk Food Hall helps to keep fundraising for Suffolk on tractor Suffolk Food Hall Tractor Fair  Now in its third year, Suffolk Food Hall have created a family day out around that great piece of iconic Suffolk farm machinery – the tractor. The annual Suffolk Food...
Stowmarket Foodbank

Stowmarket Foodbank

Stowmarket Foodbank Volunteers from Stowmarket Foodbank The Stowmarket Foodbank has now been running for five years, and in that time has given out 77 tons of food to support families and individuals in crisis. They work with over 35 referral agencies signposting...
Pathways Care Farm

Pathways Care Farm

Pathways Care Farm Pathways Care Farm Living with mental ill-health, learning difficulties or dementia is something that we all have sympathy for but, unfortunately, much of society doesn’t have the resources to help. Social Services and the NHS are struggling to keep...
Fresh Start – new beginnings marks 5th anniversary

Fresh Start – new beginnings marks 5th anniversary

Fresh Start – new beginnings marks 5th anniversary Children that have suffered abused or trauma often cannot speak about how they feel, but drawing is a valuable tool to help them express their feelings. Diana Porter is the former Chief Executive of Fresh Start...
Gary Avis & Friends and Survivors Voices

Gary Avis & Friends and Survivors Voices

‘The Royal Ballet’s Gary Avis & Friends’ And Survivors’ Voices Promote Suffolk Community Foundation’s Arts And Culture Fund Gary Avis, Mara Galeazzi, Jo Clifton, Anton du Beke and stars of the Royal Ballet  Suffolk joined forces to create two equally special but...
New Funds for Suffolk

New Funds for Suffolk

New Funds for Suffolk Halesworth Volunteer Centre’s car service supporting vulnerable elderly people in rural communities Again and again science has proved that the arts, theatre, drama and sport are all good for our wellbeing. We believe it has the power to...
Grantmaking

Grantmaking

Grantmaking Youngsters from Access Community Trust Diana Porter is the former chief executive of Fresh Start – new beginnings, a Suffolk charity that helps children who have been sexually abused. Since 2012 the charity has helped over 1,000 young people referred...
Creating partnerships for a stronger Suffolk

Creating partnerships for a stronger Suffolk

Creating partnerships for a stronger Suffolk Friends of John Turner Day Centre received funding from the ‘Get Suffolk Moving’ fund, for two specially adapted bikes. Suffolk is no different to anywhere else in the country – money coming into the...
Liberating Trusts

Liberating Trusts

Liberating Trusts Suffolk Accident and Rescue service attending a bump, was supported by The Fonnereau Road Health Foundation. Suffolk Community Foundation is liberating dormant or ineffective trusts, releasing millions of pounds for local charities and community...
Partnerships with Trusts and Foundations

Partnerships with Trusts and Foundations

Partnerships with Trusts and Foundations ActivLives at their community garden in Ipswich. For some years now Suffolk Community Foundation has been accessing new money for the county from national organisations, and distributing these funds deep within our local...
Local businesses give back to Suffolk

Local businesses give back to Suffolk

Local businesses give back to Suffolk Launch of Leiston Library. Businesses do not always have the resources they need to ensure their corporate giving achieves the greatest impact. Working with us can make all the difference. One of the original partnerships created...
The kindness of strangers

The kindness of strangers

The kindness of strangers The cottages in Walsham Le-Willows, built by Richard Martineau’s great grandfather at the end of the 19th century. Leaving a legacy for Suffolk can help you realise your hopes to improve the lives of future generations....
Collective Giving

Collective Giving

Collective Giving Ladies from the Lighthouse Women’s Aid in Ipswich supported by The Port Community Fund The wellbeing of Suffolk’s local communities is in all of our hands. Joining one of Suffolk’s ‘Giving Circles’ allows you to help...
It could happen to any of us

It could happen to any of us

It could happen to any of us An Artheads session at Abbeycroft Leisure’s Bury St Edmund’s Leisure Centre, helping people with drug, alcohol or mental health issues. Tough times can happen to anyone. You never know what’s round the corner. We support...
The need has never been greater

The need has never been greater

The need has never been greater Ipswich Sports Club for the disabled We have awarded grants of more than £18.5 million to over 2,000 local charities and community groups.  Most of us are fortunate to live in this wonderful county renowned for its beautiful coast,...
Foxhall Daycare Lavender Trust

Foxhall Daycare Lavender Trust

Foxhall Daycare Lavender Trust A vital daycare facility for over 80 older people in Ipswich was saved. Funding partners and volunteers rallied around the existing staff team to breathe new life into an old friend. The Foxhall Day Care Centre in Ipswich had provided...
Warden’s Charitable Trust

Warden’s Charitable Trust

Warden’s Charitable Trust ending loneliness in rural communities Monthly music session at the Warden’s Charitable Trust Residential, recreational and arts-based facilities for people with disabilities. People are living longer but old age and good health...
Upbeat

Upbeat

Upbeat Rehabilitation exercise, social and health support, including cardiac nurse consultation, for people with heart related problems. Heart disease is a killer, resulting in 73,000 deaths a year but Upbeat, a small charity in Bury St Edmunds, is helping to make a...
Suffolk Artlink

Suffolk Artlink

Suffolk Artlink  Transforming the lives of people of all abilities through taking part in engaging and inspirational creative activities. Whether it’s rap or rock, pop or punk, techno or electronic, young people’s love of music has a way of helping them find their...
Rural Coffee Caravan

Rural Coffee Caravan

Rural Coffee Caravan Reducing the stress of rural isolation by visiting communities with a free community cafe and mobile information centre For the last 14 years Rural Coffee Caravan has toured villages across the county offering tea and coffee as a counter to rural...
Reach Community Projects

Reach Community Projects

Reach Community Projects Lifting people out of poverty in and around Haverhill Jacinto Barros, partner Elis-Angela Sanchez Da Costa and their three children are just one family whose life has been transformed with the support of REACH. Volunteer Lesley Ashford-Smith...
Porch Project

Porch Project

Porch Project Supporting young people’s physical, mental, social and educational well-being It’s Friday night and for a casual passer by it might seem something out of the ordinary to walk past a Suffolk church and see scores of young people waiting around in...
Just42

Just42

Just42 An open access youth provider making a positive impact on the lives of young people and children in rural Suffolk Just42 making a positive impact on the lives of young people and children in Suffolk. Being a teenager has always come with difficulties, but the...
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)

Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)

Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG) The key to an independent future for homeless, marginalised adults by providing accommodation, support and money advice. For over 40 years Ipswich Housing Action Group has been helping the homeless in Ipswich. Walk around Ipswich as...
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