Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Voices from Dorset Community Foundation and Stakeholders.
Charities fall into two main camps. Those distributing funds to a distinct beneficiary group as the benefit of some gift that was created in the past, or those constantly fundraising to meet the needs of their targeted beneficiaries.
Our Ambassador and current High Sheriff John Young wrote this opinion piece for the November edition of Dorset Magazine. In this article, he is reflecting on how small local community groups make Dorset a better place for us all to live and work in.
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.
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