We help people give back to Dorset to improve the lives of others. Many local residents are facing disadvantage and live in areas which are amongst some of the poorest in the UK. By working together, our communities have benefitted from over £10 million of charitable donations. Our knowledge and expertise inspires donors to give to those most in need.
Posting Donations and Essential Documents
Please DO NOT POST us any essential documents or cheques as in line with Government recommendations our small team is working from home. If you would like to make a donation, please do so online via Localgiving or via a bank transfer to Dorset Community Foundation, Charities Aid Foundation, Sort Code: 40-52-40, Account Number: 00083897 (please use CV reference if your donation is in response to the Coronavirus Appeal we are running).
If you are a charitable trust or company and would like to support our Coronavirus Appeal, please talk to our Foundation Director Grant at: [email protected].
If you have received a recent grant from Dorset Community Foundation
If you currently hold a grant from DCF we will be as flexible as we can given the current circumstances. We recognise that you may be under extra pressure and uncertainty, that staff and volunteers may not be available, or that you may need to provide services in different ways or respond to new needs.
If you need to adapt your activities, extend the length of your grant, or need more time to report to us, please get in touch to tell us how you want to change your plans and we will listen. [email protected].
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Leaving a Legacy
Joy & Lance Collier Fund
The Fund was set up by their daughters, Bridie, Anne and Janet, as a unique and lasting tribute to the life of their parents.
The Foundation makes it easier for your clients to give locally by offering simple, cost-effective and tax-efficient solutions.