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Annual Review

Our annual review 2013-14 is now available!

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Welcome to the Dorset Community Foundation


Donate to our Neighbourhood Appeal to help older people lead healthy and independent lives. 

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Surviving Winter Appeal


Appeal Launch

We have just lauched our Neighbouhood Appeal to raise donations to help older people lead healthy and independent lives. Older people over 65 make up over a quarter of the 800,000 population of Dorset and if forecasts prove correct, by 2030 almost 40% of Dorset's residents will be of retirement age or above.

This means that a growing number of residents will develop a long-term illness or disability including dementia and will need additional support to what is provided by statutory organisations Read More

A big thank you to:

Community Foundation Network