Philanthropy Fortnight 2019 set to celebrate NI generosity

As one of the most charitable and generous regions in the UK, Northern Ireland is set to celebrate all the positive impacts that philanthropy makes during this year’s Philanthropy Fortnight, May 13th-26th. Over 75% of us make donations to charity every year and the partnership between the Community Foundation, Fermanagh Trust, Belfast Charitable Society and Arts and Business NI, ‘Philanthropy Fortnight’ will tell the stories behind modern philanthropy in Northern Ireland.   Now in its seventh year, the organisations involved will share what motivates people and businesses to be generous,…

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P&G and The Community Foundation announce £1 million donation milestone to local charities

Procter & Gamble (P&G) and the Community Foundation, are proud to announce a donation milestone which has seen support from the P&G Fund to charities in the Tyne & Wear and Northumberland region reach £1 million. To celebrate, the P&G Fund is encouraging charitable organisations to apply for a special award of £20,000. The P&G Fund was established at the Community Foundation in 1995 and is designed to provide ongoing support for local initiatives. The Fund has now reached a £1million milestone in grants to over 500 local community groups…

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