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Devon Community Foundation

http://www.devoncf.com

(Registered Charity No: 1057923)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 118 significant donations to registered charities totalling £1,910,143

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
31/05/2019 £5,000 East Worlington Pre School and Primary School PTFA 1 contributing towards an outdoor classroom, part of the development of the existing school garden into a more usable one available for use all year by pupils and the local community
31/03/2019 £18,991 Age UK Exeter 3 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2019 £63,843 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/01/2019 £3,720 EAST WORLINGTON PARISH HALL 3 purchasing stacking chairs and trolleys to enable a variety of activities to be held at the Hall, helping to encourage social integration in a rural community
30/11/2018 £18,991 Age UK Exeter 3 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
30/11/2018 £60,941 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
30/11/2018 £37,157 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/10/2018 £45,000 Green Hook Fishing 1 addressing the problem of homelessness and unemployment among ex-service personnel who experience problems adjusting to life 'outside' the military service, raising confidence and self worth, helping them to find long term employment
31/10/2018 £10,000 North Devon Against Domestic Abuse 4 providing personal development and empowerment 'Pattern Changing' courses for up to 50 women in North Devon who have experienced and are recovering from domestic abuse, helping to increase their confidence, make them feel safer and improve their quality of life
31/10/2018 £10,000 Trevi House Ltd 4 initiating Reshape and Rebalance sessions for women affected by substance misuse, encouraging healthy lifestyles in a safe and supported environment and helping to promote positive life choices
31/10/2018 £3,128 THE DIPTFORD PARISH HALL 1 updating the heating system within the Parish Hall, making the hall a more comfortable environment for those who attend events
31/10/2018 £2,533 TIVERTON AND MID DEVON MUSEUM TRUST 2 encouraging interest in STEM subjects amongst primary school children across Tiverton through provision of an interactive STEM Fair at Tiverton Museum
31/10/2018 £7,398 TORBAY LADIES LOUNGE CIO 1 developing regular sessions to provide a safe and welcoming space for vulnerable women in Torbay, providing opportunities to build confidence, learn new skills and address social isolation, as well as helping to maintain general health and well-being by encouraging a healthy lifestyle
30/09/2018 £12,855 Age UK Exeter 3 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
30/09/2018 £37,157 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
30/09/2018 £36,982 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/08/2018 £5,000 PLYMOUTH & DEVON RACIAL EQUALITY COUNCIL 3 Grant to Plymouth and Devon Racial Equality Council
31/07/2018 £58,945 Julian House 5 delivering an early intervention package over 3 years, providing practical and emotional support and skills training to progress care leavers along a pathway to independence with a focus on reducing youth homelessness
31/07/2018 £56,985 Encompass Southwest 5 delivering a 3 year intensive and holistic support package for care leavers across North Devon in order to build positive relationships, encourage financial capability and provide access opportunities for employment, education and training
31/07/2018 £60,000 Wings South West 3 delivering Project Hope over 3 years, providing a positive framework for care leavers using a variety of learning and practical opportunities to build skills, confidence and self-esteem
31/07/2018 £43,470 Sirona Therapeutic Horsemanship CIO 2 providing equine therapy support for care leavers over 3 years, helping to build positive relationships, increase confidence and self-esteem and help address mental health issues, encouraging resilience and positive life outcomes
30/06/2018 £7,200 CASSPLUS 3 funding for operational activity to support the core service, based around providing supported sign-posting and advice on a range of issues for vulnerable individuals who find themselves in court and their families
30/06/2018 £5,000 Improving Lives Plymouth Ltd 2 providing creative volunteering opportunities for young people, widening the range of options available for those who want to get involved in preparing their city for the Mayflower 400 celebrations
30/06/2018 £3,354 Unite - Carers In Mid Devon 1 supporting carers in mid Devon by covering the cost of the BT lease-line, ensuring that carers have access to advice and support, available through telephone and email communications
30/06/2018 £4,833 Dawlish Children's Special Needs Group (working name A.I.M.S.) 1 contributing to core costs to support the provision of a range of activities for an increasing number of children with special needs, their siblings and parents/carers, helping to address social isolation as well as offering practical and emotional support and building confidence and self-esteem
30/06/2018 £7,497 Tiverton Vineyard Church 1 providing a Job Club for people within the Tiverton area who are seeking employment, with a focus on addressing the hardships faced by those in financial crisis and poverty, offering a 'Steps to Employment' course and one to one coaching and helping them to secure volunteering and employment opportunities
30/06/2018 £4,800 Children and Families in Grief Ltd 3 supporting core costs which enable the provision of counselling to bereaved families in South Devon, helping them to reintegrate socially and become reconnected to their local communities
30/06/2018 £4,520 Disabled Sailing Association 4 equipping an additional boat to accommodate wheelchairs, opening up sailing experiences for more people to enjoy and benefit from, helping to build confidence, self-esteem and an appreciation of water based activity
30/06/2018 £3,300 The Friends of Holsworthy Primary School 1 developing the external school environment by enhancing the existing outdoor classroom and introducing an allotment area and beehives, maximising learning opportunities for pupils
30/06/2018 £13,750 The Rotary Club of Tiverton 2 for a literacy project for schools in Tiverton, one to one support helping children to reach the requiring reading level for their age or above, raising their confidence and achievement levels overall
30/06/2018 £3,300 Bude Canal Trust Ltd 1 contributing to the costs of providing a new flail mower, storage area and information boards to enhance the experience of those visiting and walking along the canal
30/06/2018 £4,860 Dance in Devon 2 contributing to core costs in order to provide inclusive dance sessions for disabled children and their families, helping to address general health and wellbeing
30/06/2018 £5,000 Devon and Cornwall Food Action 1 supporting core costs to enable the continued distribution of food supplies to vulnerable community members, helping to alleviate the increasing levels of of food poverty across Plymouth
30/06/2018 £5,000 Living Options Devon 6 purchasing a multi-terrain mobility vehicle to enable people with disabilities to access nature and enjoy the outside environment, providing potential to enhance life experiences, opportunities and improve the general well-being of many beneficiaries by addressing limitations of choice caused by mobility issues
31/05/2018 £4,335 Estuary League of Friends 6 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £5,000 Exeter Council For Voluntary Service 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £18,991 Age UK Exeter 3 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £37,157 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £9,250 Exeter Council For Voluntary Service 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £6,000 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/05/2018 £64,916 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £18,991 Age UK Exeter 3 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £64,916 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £9,250 Exeter Council For Voluntary Service 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £5,000 Exeter Council For Voluntary Service 4 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £4,335 Estuary League of Friends 6 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £13,806 Rose Ash Village Hall Management Committee 1 providing audio visual equipment for the Village Hall to open up opportunities to maximise the variety of events offered for the local community
31/03/2018 £17,346 Knowstone Parish Hall Committee 1 refurbishing the ladies toilets and installing a disabled toilet to bring the hall facilities more up-to-date and suitable for the use of the Hall
31/03/2018 £6,000 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
31/03/2018 £37,157 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
28/02/2018 £4,500 Accessible Coach Holidays 1 subsidising costs for people with disabilities and their carers to enable them to access an annual trip away, helping to reduce social isolation and improve general well-being
28/02/2018 £3,500 Buckfastleigh Community Development Project Trust 1 providing Friday evening youth sessions to address anti-social behaviour, offering structured support and guidance to encourage young people to make informed life choices
28/02/2018 £3,500 Humanity Torbay 3 supporting vulnerable people and tackling the cycle of rough sleeping, crime and addiction through support and advice in gaining training, employment and finding a home, and improving confidence and self-esteem
28/02/2018 £3,548 Encompass Southwest 5 continuing to provide the homeless peer champion project, using young people to design and produce resources about homelessness for delivery to schools and youth groups, encouraging safety and resilience in North Devon and Torridge
28/02/2018 £5,000 Okehampton & District Community Transport Group 1 contributing to the costs of a rural transport scheme which enables vulnerable people, disadvantaged by their rural location, to access local services as well as opportunities to reduce social isolation
28/02/2018 £5,000 Pyworthy Village Hall 1 upgrading disabled and ladies toilets in the Village Hall to bring them to current standards, enhancing the facilities of this community hub and helping to reduce social isolation within the rural community
28/02/2018 £2,656 South Molton and District YMCA 2 contributing to a new Community Cafe, providing skills training for young people through youth social action and social opportunities for the local community
28/02/2018 £4,150 Action East Devon 8 funding for young people to participate in a nationally accredited peer support programme in the field of mental health, helping to develop personal and social skills
31/01/2018 £30,000 Ventrus Trust - Wilcombe primary School to improve the outdoor space of a local school to give children in this deprived area a suitable and safe environment for outside education, improving fitness and general well being
31/12/2017 £3,500 South West Community Chaplaincy Ltd 4 to support a mentoring service to young ex offenders, helping to reduce the likelihood of re-offending and helping to raise their expectations by giving them skills and strategies to cope when troubled and the opportunity to re-join society in a positive way
31/12/2017 £3,000 Plymouth and Devon Schools Sailing Assocation 1 supporting core cost to enable young poeple from disadvantaged backgrounds to learn to sail, sessions are run for the physically and mentally handicapped and those young adults neither in employment, education or training
30/11/2017 £4,320 CentrePeace 5 contributing to centre rent costs to support a community led project which promotes community cohesion and well-being through a variety of activities and services
30/11/2017 £3,640 Crafty Fox Cafe N Hub 2 contributing to admin core costs to help secure the future sustainability of the newly set-up community led cafe and hub which provides a safe and welcoming space and addresses loneliness and social isolation for local people
31/10/2017 £2,668 Youth Genesis Trust Ltd 2 developing a new 'Empathy Cafe' drop-in facility for young people, providing a safe and welcoming space to support those facing mental health issues and helping to improve their emotional resilience
31/10/2017 £3,547 Knowstone Parish Hall Committee 1 purchasing curtains to enhance the internal Village Hall area and various items to enhance the provision of outside events, helping to ensure that the local community continue to benefit from a range of events that help to reduce social isolation and improve general well-being
31/10/2017 £3,500 LandWorks 7 funding a course of 12 weekly ceramic workshops for ex-offenders, helping to improve emotional well-being and reduce re-offending and moving NEETs into meaningful jobs in their communities by providing new practical skills and confidence
31/10/2017 £15,000 Oakford Village Hall 1 replacing the leaking Village Hall roof, helping to make the building structurally sound and ensuring that local residents continue to have a social hub for events and activities, reducing social isolation for the community
31/10/2017 £3,000 YMCA South Devon 2 supporting young people facing a range of challenges and difficulties in Torbay through the 'Fit for Life' project, encouraging them to interact socially and emotionally with their peers in a safe, calm environment and providing them with opportunities to gain life skills and qualifications in order to improve their future prospects
30/09/2017 £40,000 Exeter Community Initiatives 4 Grant to Exeter Community Initiatives
30/09/2017 £116,568 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
30/09/2017 £11,700 The Estuary League of Friends 6 Grant to The Estuary League of Friends
30/09/2017 £6,320 Journey to Justice 2 This application in order to build on the success to date in six British communities and enable key aspects of our work as part of Journey to Justice Bristol: 1. Havens in a Heartless World: establishing safe places and spaces for inter-generational discussion amongst Bristol’s Somalis about identity, culture and family conflict and 2. Reclaiming Our Humanity - working with diverse communities across the city to raise awareness of Bristol's connection to the struggle for human rights, increase mutual understanding, reduce hate crime and increase people's sense of safety and ability to participate and take non-violent action for social justice.
30/09/2017 £12,966 Co-Lab Exeter 4 Grant to Co-Lab Exeter
31/08/2017 £20,000 Devon Development Education 2 Building a Stronger Devon, aiming to build more inclusive, resilient communities in 3 rural Devon secondary schools. 1. Work with vulnerable White British pupils, in danger of extremism, developing their self-esteem - ‘Make a Change’ programme 2. Work with Black and Minority Ethnic pupils, in danger of radicalisation, building their self-confidence; training as ‘Youth Cultural Champions’. 3. Run 2 interactive ‘Days of Difference’ with year group, building understanding of diversity, racism, extremism and radicalisation. 4. Run a teachers’ workshop on ‘Diversity, Racism and the Prevent Strategy’ 5. Develop curriculum materials. 6. Attend parents and community meetings, to explain the project.
31/07/2017 £12,000 Rackenford Primary School Parent Teachers and Friends Association 1 improving the outside school environment to provide additional exercise and learning opportunities for local primary and pre-school children
31/07/2017 £8,750 Rose Ash Village Hall Management Committee 1 refurbishing the Village Hall kitchen area to improve opportunities to encourage greater use of the Hall, helping to reduce social isolation and improve the well-being of local residents
30/06/2017 £5,000 Chilsworthy Village Hall 2 assisting with plans to extend the Village Hall by paying for doors and windows in the extension, helping to create greater space options for the local community in putting on events and encouraging community cohesion
30/06/2017 £3,000 Devon and Cornwall Food Action 1 contributing to a pilot project to address food poverty by supporting vulnerable veterans and their families through provision of regular food provision
30/06/2017 £3,000 Horizons Plymouth 1 supporting training costs for volunteers who provide access to maritime activities for disadvantaged and disabled children
30/06/2017 £3,000 Devon Rape Crisis Service 4 contributing to the running costs for a new office in the Torbay area in order to provide a safe and accessible place for rape victims to receive support
30/06/2017 £2,560 The Plough Arts Centre 2 supporting weekly dance and movement sessions for adults with disabilities, maintaining their health and well-being and offering social opportunitities for their carers
30/06/2017 £3,000 Plymouth and Devon Schools Sailing Assocation 1 funding to provide appropriate clothing and items to ensure safe sailing and maximising opportunities for year round sailing for disabled people
30/06/2017 £3,000 Restore Support Network 3 supporting structured 1-1 mentoring for older ex-offenders with care and health needs, aimed at reducing re-offending and assisting with integration within the community
31/03/2017 £5,000 Improving Lives Plymouth Ltd 2 to involve young people in volunteer opportunities to improve the city of Plymouth in the lead up to the Mayflower 400 celebrations in 2020
31/03/2017 £5,000 Westcountry Hawks Wheelchair Rugby Club 1 providing mental and physical rehabilitation opportunities for disabled armed forces veterans through wheelchair rugby, helping to build stronger communities
31/03/2017 £8,267 Age UK Exeter 3 Grant to Age UK Exeter
31/03/2017 £3,536 Barton Acorn Youth Community & Sports Centre 3 extending activities and increasing capacity to support young people in a heavily oversubscribed setting, giving those who attend an opportunity to learn and develop new skills to support their education and life experiences in a fun yet constructive way
31/03/2017 £11,700 The Estuary League of Friends 6 Grant to The Estuary League of Friends
31/03/2017 £3,000 Turntable Furniture 2 to support voluntary work placements for long term unemployed and ex-offenders on a furniture re-cycling project, bullding skills and confidence to help find paid employment
31/03/2017 £3,000 Torbay Neighbourhood Watch Feel Safe Scheme 1 helping vulnerable people feel safe in their homes, a neighbourhood watch project working with the police for safer communities, reducing the likelihood of crime and anti social behaviour
31/03/2017 £5,000 Plymouth Street Pastors contributing to the salary of a co-coordinator to organise the valuable work of the volunteers that support individuals out at night in Plymouth, ensuring they can walk the streets of safely and with confidence
31/03/2017 £116,600 Westbank Community Health and Care 2 to support the Wellbeing Exeter social prescribing project enabling people to live more fulfilled lives in their community thereby reducing isolation, increasing preventive measures and improved health outcomes
28/02/2017 £10,000 Community Housing Aid 5 helping to prevent the longer-term damage to young people’s futures caused by an early experience of homelessness, providing them with a safe temporary place to stay whilst being supported to find long term accommodation
28/02/2017 £4,296 Encompass Southwest 5 developing homeless peer champions who will design and produce resources about homelessness for delivery to schools and youth groups, encouraging safety and resilience in North Devon and Torridge
28/02/2017 £14,572 East Worlington Parish Hall 3 contributing to the improvement of the parish hall, a vital meeting point for people in a rural community and helping to reduce social isolation
28/02/2017 £4,850 South Hams Citizens Advice Bureau 1 to recruit and train young people to become CAB volunteers, enabling them to develop life skills and employability whilst supporting others
28/02/2017 £5,000 Bishops Nympton Parish Hall Trust 1 enhancing the facilities of the Social Club to maximise the range of activities available to people of all ages, bringing the community together in a rural area and reducing social isolation
28/02/2017 £8,888 Knowstone Parish Hall Committee 1 to update the Parish Hall, helping to keep this vital community hub open for local people in this rural area for years to come
28/02/2017 £27,500 Co-Lab Exeter 4 Grant to Co-Lab Exeter
28/02/2017 £3,560 Stop Abuse for Everyone 5 to support inspiring and creative wellbeing workshops with vulnerable and disadvanatged people culminating with 'Phoenix' hope and renewal sculpture
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Objectives

THE COMPANY IS ESTABLISHED FOR THE OBJECTS EXPRESSED IN THE MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION OR ANY OTHER FOR THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTY OF DEVON AND, AT THE TRUSTEES DISCRETION, OUTSIDE THE COUNTY OF DEVON