Community Anchors' Fund North East
The fund offers grants of up to £30,000 to community-led organisations based in the North East of England that want to make positive changes to their neighbourhood.
Community Anchors' Fund Glasgow
Offered in partnership with HFD Charitable Foundation, the fund offers grants of up to £30,000 to community-led organisations in the city of Glasgow that want to make positive changes to their neighbourhood.
Leading The Way
A tailored learning programme for leaders of community enterprises in the North East of England and Yorkshire and the Humber.
Young Change Makers Fellowship Programme
A programme of funding and support for young people aged 18 to 26, who have the drive to create change in their local community, from the North East or North West of England and Yorkshire and the Humber.
Justice Prince is based on and works across the Longbenton Estate in North Tyneside, tackling social injustice. It supports local people into work, tackles food poverty, runs community gardens, has established a community kitchen and operates a community café to name just a few of their initiatives.
We have funded Justice Prince to support a range of their services over the years, including the creation of an employment and skills programme and contributed towards the costs of employing both a finance and data manager and a catering manager.
Find out more about our Community anchors.
CREST aims to promote racial equality and to assist people from minority ethnic communities in South Tyneside. It works to support them to access education, training and employment, helping them to raise their aspirations and to ensure their collective voice is heard.
CREST has delivered many successful projects in education, training, employment, housing and social welfare for all ages and ethnically diverse communities. We have provided funding to CREST to enable the essential work it provides to continue.
Find out more about our community anchor organisations helping tackle Racial inequity.
Young change maker Roukagia
Roukagia is a Manchester based law student of Syrian and Ukrainian heritage. She is passionate about tackling islamophobia and amplifying the voices of women from ethnic minority backgrounds, to provide them with access routes into leadership positions in our society.
During the Fellowship and with the support of her Virgin Money method group and mentor, Roukagia has established Northern Muslim Women and is working to dismantle stereotypes and advise local employers and leaders on issues of diversity and discrimination concerning Muslim women in the north.
Find out more about our Community leaders and Change makers.
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