Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Voices from Dorset Community Foundation and Stakeholders.
As part of my role in advising on all tax, wills and succession issues clients often consider leaving a gift in their will. As you can imagine, talking about what will happen with your estate is a sensitive issue.
This is something I battled with from my desk, in Canary Wharf at Credit Suisse, for the entirety of the time I worked there.
Ellie joined the Foundation as Grants Manager in early July 2016. With a background in raising funds for small charities in Dorset, she has been discovering how challenging it can be to select groups for grant funding.
We have worked with Caroline who is a manager for Citizens Advice over the years to disperse donations raised through our Surviving Winter Appeal.
The next time you lift the lid on your recycling bin STOP! The item in your hand could be needed by a charity, playgroup, faith group or children’s centre.
Another fascinating and stimulating insight into what makes the work of Dorset Community Foundation so worthwhile! Read my blog article about the Seeing is Believing visits I took part in last month to see three of the projects the Foundation has supported in action.
Our Chairman, inspired by the recent Ambassadors gathering event, is reflecting on his journey so far and explaining how we can all help achieve our targets of raising funds to help those most in need.
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