News & insights

Here you’ll find the latest news on all things philanthropy and funding, as well as updates on our research and blogs written by our team.

Somerset Freemasons mark 15-year charitable partnership with Somerset Community Foundation

Charity creates recycling bin storage shelters for social housing tenants in Bridgwater

Could you deliver our HPC Community Fund research project?

New brand, same passion for building stronger somerset communities

Opportunity to help Somerset Community Foundation invest in your local communities

Surviving Winter appeal raises record-breaking amount to help older people in fuel poverty

The importance of research and insights to meeting community needs

Summerfield marks 200th year by partnering with local grassroots charities

Charity to transform a vacant Shepton Mallet town centre property thanks to social investment funding from Somerset Community Foundation

Surviving Winter Appeal launches as 10,000 Somerset pensioners face fuel poverty

Somerset Community Foundation awards over £150,000 to help local community groups survive cost-of-living crisis

Three things that make the Somerset voluntary and community sector special

£220,000 funding boost ‘energises’ Bridgwater Baptist Church

200 Not Out

Funding summer fun in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge

Hunt’s Food Group partners with SCF to support poverty, mental health and young people

Funding boost for young people living in Wembdon

Up to £200,000 to be awarded to community organisations thanks to Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner

£1.25 million grant towards Bridgwater Carnival redevelopment programme

Old Mill Fund reaches £50,000 milestone

If you go into the woods today...

Power of youth work celebrated at special event thanks to £25,000 grant funding

Funding boost for performance and career training in west Somerset

Surviving Winter appeal reaches £1,000,000 milestone for local pensioners

Small things that make a big difference

Intergenerational workshops create understanding and compassion thanks to funding from Hinkley Point C Community Fund

Provisional award of £1.25 million made to the Bridgwater Guy Fawkes Carnival

Somerset Community Foundation raises £500,000 to support our local charities and communities through the cost-of-living crisis

Local charities benefit thanks to Team Mulberry conquering Three Peaks for Somerset

Bridgwater’s outdoor spaces to improve thanks to new funding