Top 10 tips to remember when applying for a grant

We’ve asked our Director of Grant Making, Kate Peters, to share her Top 10 tips that applicants can put into READ MORE

Spotlight on domestic abuse

What Is domestic abuse? “Domestic abuse can be defined as a pattern of behaviour in any relationship that is used READ MORE

GUEST BLOG: Estate planning and charitable giving

Estate planning and charitable giving: The two can go hand in hand and be mutually beneficial for all concerned. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________ READ MORE

Too many people, especially children, will be living in poverty in Surrey this winter.

Winter poverty is the catastrophe about to happen for many people struggling to meet the cost of high energy bills this winter.  Surrey READ MORE

Game, Set and Match!

Thank you to Richmond Lawn Tennis Club for their fundraising tournament   In May this year I was invited to READ MORE

A stand out year for the ‘Social’ in ESG investing

The end of the last decade brought with it one of the most difficult years for investors of all hues, READ MORE

FUND IN FOCUS: What is a Corporate Fund?

The Community Foundation for Surrey partners with a number of businesses, small and large, to ensure their community donations get READ MORE

FUND IN FOCUS: What is a Legacy Fund?

The Community Foundation for Surrey has the honour of administering several funds that have been provided as a legacy in READ MORE

Support for local young people

The Community Foundation for Surrey supports a number of funds that have been set up to specifically help individuals in need across Surrey – the Surrey Young People’s Fund provides a lifeline to our disadvantaged young people. Nick Brooks, Chairman of the Surrey Young People’s Fund, tells us more… READ MORE

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month in Surrey

LGBT+ History Month is an annual celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. This awareness month champions role models, builds community, and represents a civil rights statement about the contributions of the LGBT+ community. READ MORE

Optimism for the Year Ahead

Our Chief Executive, Beccy Bowden, shares our optimism and drive to continue to support Surrey’s invaluable sector, through working together with local people and partners. READ MORE

A ‘home away from home’ amidst the pandemic

Oakleaf Enterprise is a local mental health charity that supports adults aged 16-67 who are struggling with their mental health. We caught up with their team to discover how our Coronavirus Response Fund has helped both their staff and their clients during what has certainly been a memorable year. READ MORE

Seeing the person behind the statistic

Local data reveals homelessness as a shocking rising issue here in Surrey. Emma Walker, CFS Trustee, explains why empowering someone to get off the streets is the best warm drink that you can give. READ MORE



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