Tampon Tax funding to help some of the most marginalised in society

People Matter IW Reichel DeLa Cadena, AIM member & volunteer

The grants will support some of the most marginalised people in society and help the grassroots groups running these vital services. Two Isle of Wight groups have benefited from the Tampon Tax Fund.

Thursday, 17th January, 2019 10:08am

By Lucy Sweet

Former Spurs’ CEO appointed head of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation

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The region contains areas of deprivation in the worst 10% in the country and the new CEO says the Foundation will continue to target grant-making towards those most in need.

Thursday, 3rd May, 2018 2:05pm

By Lucy Sweet

Community Foundations have distributed a whopping £1 billion

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This milestone shows the impact that Community Foundations have had on local communities. Great news to announce on Local Charities Day.

Friday, 15th December, 2017 12:33pm

By Lucy Sweet

Summer Reception celebrating £7.6m of Charitable Giving

HIWCF Jo Dakin, Guy Clayton, Ruth Jones

Guests to the reception included HIWCF President and Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Nigel Atkinson Esq; and the Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight Major-General Martin White.

Friday, 23rd June, 2017 1:01pm

By Lucy Sweet

Newport Social Needs Fund set up to help relieve poverty

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The £59,000 fund will award annual grants to smaller local voluntary and community groups working with vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the Newport area, supporting the advancement of health and the relief of poverty.

Friday, 19th May, 2017 1:12pm

By Lucy Sweet with 6 readers' comments

Funding on offer for grass-roots community groups

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The Isle of Wight has several pockets of deprivation, so if you know of someone who can benefit from a grant to help others in those areas, please let them know about this funding scheme.

Monday, 27th March, 2017 1:32pm

By Lucy Sweet