We are a national network of community foundations, bringing together people and organisations that want to improve their communities.
What are Community Foundations?
Community foundations come in all shapes and sizes, but what they all have in a common is a commitment to making a difference to people’s lives and the places they serve.
Bringing communities together
Community foundations are local champions, connecting people and organisations that want to improve their communities.
Funding great ideas
Community foundations invest in local people and organisations tackling the biggest issues facing communities today and supporting some of society’s most disadvantaged people.
Inspiring local philanthropy
Community foundations provide help and advice to those who want to give at the heart of their communities, both now and in the long-term. They match donors and partners to important local causes.
The role of UK Community Foundations
We are the membership organisation for the 46 accredited community foundations across the UK, which have collectively given out over £1 billion in grants to charities, community groups and individuals.
Helping community foundations to be the best they can be
We provide advice, learning and resources to support our members to deliver the highest standards of service to communities.
Championing local philanthropy at a national level
We promote the vital work of community foundations with government and other national stakeholders.
Developing national programmes that invest in local communities
We partner with clients who want to make a difference by developing grant-making programmes involving multiple community foundations.