We believe in a positive life for all people 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 people’s lives across the county

Our grant-making in 2021


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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Cornwall Community Foundation launches Surviving Winter campaign 2022
Posted on: November 18, 2022

We have launched our Surviving Winter 2022 campaign and are appealing to anyone who receives the Winter Fuel Payment but does not need some or all of it, to donate their payment to our campaign. It is a sad reality that due to the cost of living crisis many vulnerable people are facing one of their bleakest and most challenging winters. Donations are very welcome from all people wishing to support our campaign.


Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner grants nearly £50,000 to groups tackling antisocial behaviour across Cornwall
Posted on: November 4, 2022

We are delighted to have administered another round of grant-awarding from the Commissioners Community Grant Scheme. This funding round saw sixteen community groups across Cornwall awarded, with grants ranging from £1,500 to £5,000. This round was created to support activities tackling anti-social behaviour in local communities across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.


All the fun of the Christmas Fair
Posted on: October 26, 2022

For two days in November, the Eden Project will play twinkly host to the Cornwall Christmas Fair. A glorious array of Christmas gifts, home accessories, fashion, ceramics, jewellery, skincare, children’s clothes and toys will be available between the biomes with a diverse and delectable range of artisan food and drink produce in the Ginsters Food Hall.