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Her Majesty The Queen continues Royal Patronage of the Cornwall Community Foundation


Cornwall Community Foundation (CCF) is honoured to announce that Her Majesty The Queen will continue the Royal Patronage after an official announcement from Buckingham Palace.

Friends of Cornwall Community Foundation event & new grant milestone


We welcomed over 100 ‘Friends’ to our annual members event at The Big Beautiful Beach House, in Porthpean. Kim Conchie, Chair of Trustees, Cornwall Community Foundation to acknowledge and thank CCF Friends for their donations and support during a year which the Foundation has reached significant new milestones.

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Cornish Lithium Community Fund open for new applications to support more communities


Cornish Lithium, the pioneering mineral exploration company based in Penryn, that is supporting the UK’s transition to Net Zero, is inviting new applications for grants from its Community Fund in partnership with Cornwall Community Foundation.

Cornish communities to receive £80,000 funding support for care leavers thanks to new philanthropic initiative.


The Care Leavers Programme is a new philanthropic initiative with a primary focus of improving the life chances of care leavers through decentralised funding across 17 regions in England. UKCF have awarded £40,000 to Cornwall which CCF which has been able to match fund thanks to the Sedel-Collings Foundation and Cornwall Council, which brings the total amount available for care leavers across Cornwall to £80,000.

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum and the Integrated Care Board’s Health Improvement Fund injects £645,000 into Cornish Communities


The VCSE Health Improvement Fund has supported 68 voluntary organisations across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly with a total investment of £645,000 via the CCF.  The VCSE Health Improvement Fund forms part of the broader NHS Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Integrated Care Board funding being led & managed by Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum.  

Cornwall Women’s Fund host International Women’s Day event


On Thursday 7th March, Cornwall Women’s Fund held an event in partnership with Take Point Training to celebrate and inspire the Women of Cornwall for International Women’s Day.

Staff working at Cornish Lithium

Cornish Lithium awards grants to community groups across Cornwall


Cornish Lithium, the pioneering mineral exploration and development company that is supporting the UK’s transition to Net Zero, has awarded £17,775 to 13 local organisations through the Community Fund it has established in collaboration with the Cornwall Community Foundation.

£79,500 distributed to voluntary groups across Cornwall thanks to the Cornwall Christmas Fair


Last November the Cornwall Christmas Fair, kindly hosted by the Eden Project, raised a record-breaking £79,500 for the Cornwall Community Foundation. These funds have now been distributed to various voluntary organisations across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly who are working tirelessly to improve lives and make the Duchy a wonderful place for all.

A new report from UK Community Foundations shows that the determination of communities to prevail through tough times has not faded


UK donors and communities are determined to drive philanthropy forwards to tackle the root causes of social inequity and climate change in the face of today’s financial turmoil, according to a new report published by UKCF

Two Cornish hotels donate £8,000 to local charities, following a calendar of fundraising initiatives


Since 2022, the teams at The Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth and The Alverton in Truro have been fundraising for Cornwall Community Foundation, pledging to support the charity’s mission to help front-line, volunteer-led organisations making positive impacts in local areas around the county.