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C100 Club Member The Headland Hotel raises more funds for CCF

The Headland Hotel is targeting its future charitable activities toward supporting local communities, through fund-raising for Cornwall Community Foundation (CCF). In addition to being C100 Business Club members, guests are invited to make an optional £1 donation at check out.

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Second Home Owners’ Scheme supports homes for locals

The Second Home Owners' Scheme has recently awarded £9000 to Cornwall Community Land Trust (CCLT) to deliver affordable homes, mainly for sale and some for rent, tailored to the needs of local communities.

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2017/18 Surviving Winter Appeal supports 18 projects with grants totalling £19,000

The generosity of CCF’s Friends and supporters this winter enabled CCF to make essential grants community groups who are on the front-line of supporting those most at risk from the effects of winter. Read more about how your generous donations were used.

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C100 Business Club awards £19,500 to community projects

At its recent Grant Panel meeting, the Cornwall C100 Club awarded £19,500 to ten community projects across Cornwall. Projects supported included Cornwall Life Recycle in Camborne who enable vulnerable young people to learn new skills refurbishing old cycles.

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Cornwall Glass to grant £400 to 40 community groups

The Cornwall Glass Fund was established in 2009, managed by the Cornwall Community Foundation (CCF) to provide funding for community groups. To mark the milestone of 40 years in business the Cornwall Glass Fund is awarding 40 grants of £400 to community groups throughout Cornwall.

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CCF celebrates with our Friends and Business Supporters

Our annual Friends and C100 Business Club Drinks Party was held on 7 February at St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre. We are very grateful to our Friends and C100 members for their ongoing support and the annual party gives an opportunity to celebrate this success story.

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Thanks a billion!

Community Foundations across the UK are proud to announce that collectively we have distributed ONE BILLION POUNDS to local charities. In the last year alone Foundations across the UK distributed £77million in grants and 4.7million people were impacted by that investment. In Cornwall, CCF has invested more than £7.5million in local communities since 2003.

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The Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund supports access to computers for Universal Credit claimants

The Duke of Cornwall’s Benevolent Fund has invested in the installation of a number of computers for the Wadebridge & Bodmin Foodbanks, providing safe and secure internet access for their clients.

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Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund supports local community projects

At the recent Goonhilly Wind Farm Community Fund meeting, more than £22,000 was awarded to nine projects supporting the communities local to the wind farm. Projects supported included Coverack Gig Club towards a second pilot gig enabling the club to widen participation.

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International success for young athlete supported by Lord Lieutenants Fund For Youth

The Lord Lieutenant’s Fund for Youth, which is administered on behalf of its trustees by CCF, supports gifted under-23s in Cornwall so they are better equipped to reach their potential. See how one young Cornish athlete supported by the Fund has recently achieved international success.

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The Foundation announces new Chair of Trustees

The Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Jane Hartley DL as our new Chair of Trustees. Jane has been a Trustee since April 2009 and Vice Chair from 2014. She has been working closely with outgoing Chairman, The Hon Evelyn Boscawen who continues as a Trustee of the Foundation.

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C100 Club members hear how their contribution helps change lives

CCF’s C100 Business Club held its first quarterly Breakfast meeting for members and invited guests in Truro last week. The meeting included a presentation by Annette Rule and Mike Morgan-Osbourn of Cornwall Life Recycles explaining how their their project, repairing and servicing bicycles, improves the lives of disadvantaged young people.

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£50,000 Youth Social Action funding awarded to Cornish youth projects

Youth Social Action, administered in Cornwall by CCF, awarded more than £50,000 in the first funding round to Cornish youth projects. Projects awarded grants included 4Elementz, a community project using music and media to inspire positive life change in young people at risk of offending.

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CCF Friends and supporters visit projects in South East Cornwall

On a rain-soaked October evening, Friends, fund-holders and supporters of CCF visited Landulph Memorial Hall to see local projects that have been recipients of grant funds managed by the Foundation. Afterwards guests met at Pentillie Castle, courtesy of Ted and Sarah Coryton, to learn about the Work Skills South West and Battling On projects.

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