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Shine a Light Report Highlights the Importance of Community Foundations in the UK

Friday, 06 December 2013

  Two fifths of adults in London and South East give to local causes but would do more if it were easier to donate to their community. Being more involved in community has seen one in seven (13.9%) in London and South East increase the amount they give to local causes ...

by Lauren Harding

An Interview with Francis Salway, Chairman of The London Community Foundation

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

This interview first appeared in Rathbones Charity Review Autumn 2013, to see it on their website please click here. Having managed an award-winning property fund for Standard Life, Francis Salway joined Land Securities, the FTSE 100 property company,  in 2000 and ...

by Lauren Harding

The London Community Foundation host Corporate Partnerships Workshop

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

  On Friday 15 th November, we hosted the Corporate Partnerships Workshop in collaboration with Voluntary Action Camden and Volunteer Centre Camden. Over 25 people from local charities attended to share best practices in understanding CSR and receive advice on how to make meaning...

by Lauren Harding

Sonal Shah Highly Commended at the 2013 Charity Times Awards as a Rising CEO

Thursday, 17 October 2013

What a night it was! At the 2013 Charity Times Awards last night our CEO Sonal Shah was Highly Commended in the Rising Star CEO category for her leadership and the impact The London Community Foundation has had in communities across London. Sonal has been with the Foundation since 2005...

by Amy Hinrichs

London business urged to help secure nearly £3.7m for local charities

Friday, 27 September 2013

  London could lose £3.7m in match funding opportunities to help tens of thousands of people living and working in London 30 companies giving just £250,00 each would create a legacy of over £11m for the capital London Community Foundation urges the capit...

by Amy Hinrichs

Business Planning and Development workshops from SEDA

Thursday, 13 June 2013

Business Planning and Development Workshops: As part of the Santander Social Enterprise Development Awards (The SEDA) The London Community Foundation, Santander and Social Enterprise UK are working together to offer this exciting training opportunity for social enterprises in ...

by Richard Lemmer

Santander launches 2013 Social Enterprise Development Awards across London

Thursday, 06 June 2013

Santander’s Social Enterprise Development Awards opened on 3 rd June for social enterprises in London seeking a financial boost to help them expand.  The scheme offers London-based social enterprises the opportunity to win funding and business support to help them grow and ...

by Richard Lemmer

Info Workshops - The Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards 2013

Monday, 15 April 2013

Tell your story. The Dragon Awards attract high quality applications from a variety of companies, public bodies and community groups throughout Greater London.  Winners of Dragon Awards receive a highly coveted Dragon Statuette, local and national press coverage and the recognitio...

by Anna Horsley

Surviving Winter wins top PR award

Monday, 25 March 2013

Here’s some good news to beat the Monday blues. Last week at the Hedgehog PR awards, UKCF, our umbrella network, and Linstock Communications, our partner PR company, won the Best Not-For-Profit Campaign of the Year award for Surviving Winter! What did we win? A lovely glass hedgehog...

by Anna Horsley