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Local giving for local causes
Community Foundations
Community Foundations <ul><li>Wiltshire and Swindon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established in 1991 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>£...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Single point of contact and management for a range of funders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grassroo...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Support for smaller local community projects </li></ul><ul><li>Over the past seven years abo...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Needs a clear link between the activity and the needs of the community </li></ul><ul><li>Act...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Why must a youthworker be a church member? </li></ul><ul><li>How would a lunch club make sur...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><li>Research local community need – church mission audit, parish pro...
Community Foundations <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>Other local churches </li>...
Community Foundations <ul><li>www.cfbdp.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.wscf.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.communityfoundations.o...
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  1. 1. Local giving for local causes
  2. 2. Community Foundations
  3. 3. Community Foundations <ul><li>Wiltshire and Swindon </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established in 1991 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>£724,583 in grants 2007 – 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>£623,000 in grants 2008 - 2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established in 2000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>£726,152 in grants 2007-2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>£489,039 in grants 2008 - 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Community Foundations <ul><li>Single point of contact and management for a range of funders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grassroots Grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comic Relief </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local funds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Promote new philanthropy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specialist skills in interacting with weathier individuals and with companies to encourage them to consider significant and effective charitable giving </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Community Foundations <ul><li>Support for smaller local community projects </li></ul><ul><li>Over the past seven years about 15% of grants from CFBDP have been to church related community projects </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch clubs, youth clubs, parent and toddler groups </li></ul>
  6. 6. Community Foundations <ul><li>Needs a clear link between the activity and the needs of the community </li></ul><ul><li>Activity would generally be open to all </li></ul><ul><li>Equal opportunities policy </li></ul>
  7. 7. Community Foundations <ul><li>Why must a youthworker be a church member? </li></ul><ul><li>How would a lunch club make sure that it was accessible to all? </li></ul><ul><li>Would young gay people be welcome in the youthclub? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the project aimed at increasing church membership? </li></ul><ul><li>Is the project about serving a proven community need? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Community Foundations <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><li>Research local community need – church mission audit, parish profile </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to people who are not church members </li></ul><ul><li>Is a separate charitable entity appropriate? </li></ul><ul><li>Faithworks Charter </li></ul>
  9. 9. Community Foundations <ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><li>Partnership working </li></ul><ul><li>Other local churches </li></ul><ul><li>Other community groups </li></ul><ul><li>Be alert to: </li></ul><ul><li>Partnerships with statutory bodies like the local youth service may make the project ineligible for funding </li></ul>
  10. 10. Community Foundations <ul><li>www.cfbdp.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.wscf.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.communityfoundations.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.faithworks.info </li></ul>

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