Media and publicity

As the biggest grant-awarding organisation in Somerset, we would like to make sure that everyone who might be interested in supporting the Foundation or applying for a grant has heard about our programmes.

Our latest news and stories

To stay updated on funding opportunities and for the latest news and stories from us, sign up to our bi-monthly e-newsletter here.

For our latest news please click here.
To hear more from the groups delivering vital work in our communities, read our Somerset Stories, here.


Logo, branding and recognition


By acknowledging Somerset Community Foundation you help us raise awareness of our work, generate interest in the need in our local communities, and encourage more support and funding for your group and others like it.

Somerset Community Foundation’s logo should be on your website and used in all publicity about your funded project, including press releases, social media, leaflets, flyers & brochures, annual reports and films.

You can download our logo here. When using our logo, please follow our branding guidelines, which you can find here.


Social media

We encourage you to talk about our support on social media by using mentions, profile links and hashtags in your posts. You can find us on:

Press releases

We are always interested in hearing your good news stories, seeing great photos and reading any press articles relating to your grant, and ask that you acknowledge your grant in press releases or when speaking to reporters or journalists.

Below is the standard text about Somerset Community Foundation. Please include this in any media releases about work we have supported:

Somerset Community Foundation is a charity that helps passionate people in Somerset change the world on their doorstep by funding local charities and inspiring local giving and philanthropy. They aim to build stronger communities in Somerset where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. They provide rewarding and impactful ways for donors to give through them, to the causes and places they care about most. Together, they fund amazing organisations and the passionate people that change lives every day.

Since SCF were founded in 2002 they’ve awarded more than £25 million in funding, changing thousands of lives across Somerset.

Please include in your Notes to Editors:

For more information about Somerset Community Foundation, please contact Sue Wheeler, Marketing Manager on

For all media enquiries

For more information, please contact Sue Wheeler, Marketing Manager, on or 01749 344949.

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