Tag: Guernsey Community Foundation

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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Capacity Building Grants support 4 local organisations to develop services

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

FOUR local organisations have benefitted from the second round of the Guernsey Community Foundation’s 2013 Quarterly Grants Programme which focuses on capacity building, to improve the all-round capability of voluntary organisations supporting the local community. A total of £13,080 was shared between the recipients. Autism Guernsey was awarded £4,200 towards salary costs for a part-time […]

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Charity sector stalwart joins Community Foundation Board

Charity sector stalwart joins Community Foundation Board

| September 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jurat Stephen Jones has joined the Board of Directors at the Guernsey Community Foundation. Stephen is a well-known figure in the Guernsey Voluntary Sector having been involved with a number of charities throughout his career. He is a Director of the Guernsey Cheshire Home having been its Chairman, Secretary and Treasurer. He is a Trustee […]

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One week left for Community Awards nominations

One week left for Community Awards nominations

| September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nominations for the 2013 Community Awards close one week today. All nominations should be received by the Guernsey Community Foundation by close of play on Wednesday 25th September. Nomination forms are still available to download from www.communityawards.gg  or can be requested by hard copy or by email via Sadie at the Guernsey Community Foundation – […]

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Guernsey Community Foundation seeks business brains

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Guernsey Community Foundation’s Volunteer Matching Programme is evolving. Following its launch last year, the programme has successfully placed a number of high calibre volunteers from the business community into local charities. Placements have ranged from professionals with marketing, communication and accountancy skills, to people with business development expertise. ‘All volunteers are invaluable and their […]

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