Tag: Guernsey Community Foundation

New Youth Award Joins Community Awards Line-Up

New Youth Award Joins Community Awards Line-Up

| July 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Community Foundation has joined forces with the Youth Commission to introduce a new Youth Award to this year’s Community Awards line-up, in partnership with Guernsey Electricity. Since 2007, the Youth Commission has successfully hosted the Bailiwick of Guernsey Young People Awards, Celebration of Achievement Evening to acknowledge the dedication, commitment and talent of […]

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£50,000 to benefit the elderly: One week left for applications!

| June 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

New funding is now available to help organisations working with the elderly community in Guernsey. The Guernsey Community Foundation is working with the Pargiter Trust, a UK based charitable trust, which aims to assist disadvantaged elderly people to be independent, healthy and socially included. The Foundation will act on behalf of the Pargiter Trust to […]

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Evolving Grants Programme for Voluntary Sector

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

£23,620 was awarded to the charitable sector in the latest round of the Foundation’s Grants Programme, which is now moving into a new phase, with a specific focus on ‘Strategic Initiatives’. The Guernsey & Alderney Child Contact Service received £7,500 towards rent and staffing costs. This organisation offers an independent, specialised and unique service to […]

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£50,000 to benefit the elderly

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

New funding is now available to help organisations working with the elderly community in Guernsey. The Guernsey Community Foundation is working with the Pargiter Trust, a UK based charitable trust, which aims to assist disadvantaged elderly people to be independent, healthy and socially included. The Foundation will act on behalf of the Pargiter Trust to […]

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Sure’s 2014 phonebook introduces islanders to volunteering

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sure has taken its charitable support to a new level by using the cover of its 2014 directory to encourage islanders to volunteer. For the first time Sure has moved away from using images of the Bailiwick on the cover of the phone book. Instead, it features a local online volunteering website. ‘In the 2013 […]

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New volunteering zone at careers show

New volunteering zone at careers show

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

This year’s Careers Show is featuring a Volunteering Zone for the first time. The show, which takes place at Beau Sejour on Wednesday 2 April, is divided up into industry-related zones this year, one of which is dedicated to the promotion of volunteering. The Guernsey Community Foundation will be in attendance to promote the online […]

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Jon Moulton supports Community Foundation as Patron

Jon Moulton supports Community Foundation as Patron

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Community Foundation has recently gained a new Patron. Jon Moulton has agreed to join the Board of Patrons which currently comprises of Stuart Falla MBE, Dame Mary Perkins DBE, Digby Lord Jones of Birmingham, and Lady Rowland. Jon is a Chartered Accountant, a Corporate Financier and a Fellow of the Institute for Turnaround […]

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New group aims to be a voice for older people

| February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ageing Well in the Bailiwick (AWB) has been established to provide a voice for those organisations working with older people in the Guernsey community. It consists of representatives from organisations working with older people, from the voluntary, private and public sectors. Formed in 2013, the group was set up with the help of the Guernsey […]

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New chairman for Guernsey Community Foundation

New chairman for Guernsey Community Foundation

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Community Foundation has officially welcomed Jurat Stephen Jones to the position of Chairman of the Board. Stephen takes over from Chris Sherwell who is stepping down after serving as Chairman for the past 18 months. Chris remains a keen supporter of the Foundation. Stephen originally joined the Board of Directors in 2013. He […]

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Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Community Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2013 Community Awards

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The awards presentation and afternoon tea is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 6 November at St James from 5pm-7.45pm. The event is a celebration of all the hard work undertaken in the voluntary and charity sector. Tickets for the event are priced at just £10 per head which includes afternoon tea. Booking forms are […]

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