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About Sussex Community Foundation

  1. 1. Inspiring Local Giving
  2. 2. <ul><li>Meeting </li></ul><ul><li>Local Needs </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ Sussex Community Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>is about local communities </li></ul><ul><li>working together for the </li></ul><ul><li>welfare of all for many years to </li></ul><ul><li>come.” </li></ul><ul><li>The Duke of Richmond and Gordon </li></ul><ul><li>Founder </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>“ We make it easy for you </li></ul><ul><li>as an individual or company </li></ul><ul><li>to give to the local causes </li></ul><ul><li>that you care about.” </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Richmond </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Executive </li></ul>
  5. 5. Supporting Sussex <ul><ul><li>In 2006/07 Sussex Community Foundation gave £127,000 to local groups. Thanks to the support of generous donors in 2007/08 this figure will be in excess of £260,000. The majority of the grants were awarded to small groups making a real difference in their community. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. For families… <ul><li>“ We chose to partner with the Sussex Community Foundation as an effective means to create a focus on local needs.” </li></ul><ul><li>Peter Cullum </li></ul><ul><li>The Cullum Family Trust </li></ul><ul><li>at Sussex Community Foundation </li></ul>
  7. 7. For companies… <ul><li>“ At American Express we believe in supporting our </li></ul><ul><li>local communities. We are delighted to be working </li></ul><ul><li>with Sussex Community Foundation to ensure that </li></ul><ul><li>our financial support gets to those charities that </li></ul><ul><li>can really make a difference to local needs.” </li></ul><ul><li>Gail Wasserman , VP Public Affairs & Communications Europe </li></ul>
  8. 8. For professional advisors… <ul><li>“ Community Foundations provide expert help and advice in all aspects of local charitable giving, and can guide clients through the options available, helping them to realise their charitable aims in an effective and flexible manner.” James Richards </li></ul><ul><li>SG Hambros </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>A grant to ‘Face to Face’ provided training for the volunteers who run a befriending service for parents of disabled children. </li></ul>
  10. 10. A grant of just £377 saved Downland Village Lunch Group. They offer isolated older people a tasty lunch and a chance for a chat.
  11. 11. <ul><li>A grant to ‘Woza Nawe’ brought a taste </li></ul><ul><li>of African art and music to Eastbourne. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Current Named Fund-holders: <ul><li>American Express </li></ul><ul><li>~ </li></ul><ul><li>Professor and Mrs Hans Rausing </li></ul><ul><li>~ </li></ul><ul><li>The Cullum Family </li></ul><ul><li>~ </li></ul><ul><li>The Bequest of Mrs Margaret Greenhough </li></ul>
  13. 13. Founder Donors who helped to achieve the vision: <ul><li>The Batty Charitable Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust </li></ul><ul><li>The Henry Smith Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Stewart Newton Charitable Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Derek Hunnisett DL </li></ul><ul><li>Mark Burrell DL </li></ul><ul><li>And eight other local individuals </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>To find out more about the work of </li></ul><ul><li>Sussex Community Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Contact Kevin Richmond: (01273) 403980 </li></ul><ul><li>or visit our website: www.sussexgiving.org.uk </li></ul>

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