Covid-19 : In light of recent government advice, Foundation Derbyshire is temporarily closing its office. Staff will be working from home and our email address hello@foundationderbyshire.org will continue to be monitored as normal during usual office hours: Mon to Fri - 9am to 5pm. Fri - 9am to 2pm.

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Foundation Derbyshire’s Coronavirus Fund

Foundation Derbyshire’s Coronavirus Response Fund has been established to support community groups and organisations working to tackle the impact of the Coronavirus in Derbyshire.

UPDATE: We are pleased to announce that Foundation Derbyshire is now distributing funds on behalf of both the National Emergencies Trust* and Derbyshire County Council, as part of our Coronavirus Response Fund. For further information on current funding priorities and how to apply, please click on the link below:

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*The National Emergencies Trust
The National Emergencies Trust has launched an appeal to raise funds to help local charities to support those individuals suffering hardship as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The National Emergencies Trust is distributing the money it raises through a number of charitable organisations including local Community Foundations, to ensure it reaches those who need it most. Community Foundations are well placed to support local charities to overcome challenges presented by this ongoing emergency.


High Sheriff bike ride for Foundation Derbyshire

UPDATE: Under present circumstances a group bike ride, even for a fantastic cause such as Foundation Derbyshire, is not the responsible thing to do so we have postponed our event until the summer...

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Derbyshire Flood Relief Appeal

Foundation Derbyshire has launched the Derbyshire Flood Relief Appeal in response to the recent floods across parts of Derbyshire and Derby City. By donating to this Appeal, you will be helping us to support the individuals, families and communities that have been affected.

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Our Mission

Foundation Derbyshire is the operating name for Derbyshire Community Foundation, an independent charity, building an endowment fund to provide vital grant funding to voluntary and community groups across the county.

We support the most vulnerable in our society and help enrich the lives of people living in our communities by funding a wide range of groups, including those involved in supporting carers, survivors of domestic abuse, children, young people and isolated elderly residents.

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