Positive change for one and all

We believe in a positive life for all in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, free from poverty and social isolation. To achieve this, we raise funds from individuals and businesses and distribute them to community and grassroots non-profit organisations who are changing lives across the county.

Our grant-making in 2020


awarded in grants

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"The difference it has made is between the people we support eating and not eating". Leigh Yates, Sparkle Academy


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Surviving Winter Appeal 2021 – people in Cornwall need your help to survive this winter
Posted on: November 19, 2021

We have launched our Surviving Winter 2021 campaign and appeal to anyone who receives the Winter Fuel Payment but does not need some or all of it to please donate to payment to the campaign. Donations are also welcome from people who do not receive the Winter Fuel allowance wishing to support the campaign.


Additional grant funding available from HeadStart Kernow to support young people’s mental wellbeing
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Following the success of previous rounds of grant funding, additional funding is now available to community groups supporting young people’s mental wellbeing from the Headstart Kernow Young People’s Mental Wellbeing Legacy Fund.


Cornwall Connection: Charities warn of “hidden crisis” threatening young Cornish people
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Issues affecting young people in Cornwal have remained largely hidden. Young people in Cornwall face a unique set of challenges and it will require a concerted effort of people from all walks of life in Cornwall to help address this. A virtual panel event, chaired by Daphne Skinnard, will see speakers discuss the challenges and solutions that may help avert the worst long-term impact.