The Community Foundation in Wales is running an essay competition in celebration of Philanthropy Week 2014.
Philanthropy Week is a series of events and activities which promote, celebrate and inspire philan [...]
(l-r) Dharmendra Kanani, European Foundation Centre; Geoffrey Shuman, Vice President of European Affairs for Airbus; Liza Kellett, Community Foundation in Wales; and Tom Jones, European Social & Economic Committee and Community Foundation in Wales Trustee.
As Philanthropy Week 2014 dr [...]
A student focus group at Aberystwyth University exploring the role of philanthropy in education provided a fitting start to Philanthropy Week Wales 2014. The Vice Chancellor, April McMahon, attended alongside current students in receipt of Community Foundation in Wales bursaries, alumni fundrai [...]
The Community Foundation in Wales is thrilled to once again be convening a week of events across the country to celebrate, promote and explore philanthropy in Wales.
The week begins with focus group at Aberystwyth University where we will be joined by Vice Chancellor of the Univers [...]
The Community Foundation in Wales is thrilled to announce that we have received our first £1million gift, the largest single gift from a private donor the Foundation has received to date! Through his gift Dr Davies has established his own personal Endowment Fund as part of the Fund for Wale [...]
Whilst in residence at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Carmarthenshire this August, the Community Foundation in Wales gathered friends, allies and local philanthropists at the historic Llanelly House to celebrate the work of the Foundation in Carmarthenshire and across Wales.
At the end of August 2014 the Foundations Development Manager, Siân Stacey, travelled to Minneapolis to attend the North American Festival of Wales. The Festival was a great opportunity to meet hundreds of people from across the United States of America and Canada who are as passionate abou [...]
The Foundation’s friends and allies came together at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday in celebration of the work of the Community Foundation in Wales.
Welcoming our London guests, Chairman Janet Lewis-Jones shared the news that the Foundation has achieved its first ‘mill [...]
Pupils at Ysgol Dinas Bran in Llangollen have raised a fantastic £860 for the Foundation’s Floods Recovery Fund, a Fund set up in response to the extensive floods and storm damage across Wales to help strengthen communities as they recover from the hardship and challenges.[...]
Last week I spent five days “nesting” with the ClearlySo team in their London office. ClearlySo is a social business which helps social entrepreneurs raise capital and introduces investors to exciting investment opportunities. It was a chance for me to immerse myself in the world of s [...]
Photo: Colin Evans (Development Associate); Rev. Graham Beckett; Rev. Marjorie Quinn; Mr Jim Bevan
The Foundation was joined by local representatives of the third sector at the Glynne Arms in Hawarden for the announcement that the Hawarden & District Relief in Need Fund is now b [...]
The Community Foundation in Wales, along with other Community Foundations in affected areas of the UK, will benefit from a partnership with furniture retailer Wren Living which has 47 stores in Wales and across the UK. Ten per cent of sales made at Wren Living’s stores between 9am on [...]
In response to the extensive flooding across Wales this Winter, the Community Foundation in Wales has set up a Flood Recovery Fund to help strengthen communities as they recover from the hardship and challenges arising from recent floods, tidal surge and storm damage.
In celebration of our successful annual philanthropy week 2013, the Community Foundation in Wales is running an essay competition.
Targeted at those between the ages of 16 and 21, who are currently living in Wales, applicants are invited to submit an essay of no more [...]
The Community Foundation in Wales has launched Surviving Winter 2013 - a campaign which matches people who care with organisations supporting older people and families suffering from food and fuel poverty this winter.
Since first participating in this UK wide campaign in 2011, the [...]
The third Wales International Harp Festival, which takes place next year in Caernarfon (20-26 April 2014), was officially launched by Lord Mostyn. As part of the launch, at Mostyn Hall near Flint, a silver harp, presented in 1523 as a prize in the First Eisteddfod i [...]
BRfm – ‘the best radio for miles’- is a community radio station run as a social enterprise serving Gwent. It also broadcasts a local internet television service. To encourage participation, social inclusion, self-development and community cohesion among local young people, it ha [...]
A £1million match challenge has been granted to the Fund for Wales by the BIG Lottery Fund giving philanthropy in Wales a major boost.
Chief Executive of the Community Foundation in Wales, Liza Kellett, celebrated the news as an exciting time to become a philanthropis [...]