Derbyshire Matters

Our Foundation family of grantees, Trustees, volunteers and supporters, has a wealth of knowledge and expertise on the issues and challenges being faced by our local communities. Some of this insight is shared here.



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Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence

Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence

Sexual violence simply shouldn’t exist but sadly it does and has done for decades, which has been borne out recently by the National Child Sexual Abuse Inquiry and the Irish Government’s apology to victims of abuse over the last seventy years....

Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity

Food insecurity (or food poverty) is one of the many inequities and challenges in our society that has been exacerbated and highlighted by the Coronavirus pandemic....

A Vital Discussion: Mental Health Among The Young

A Vital Discussion: Mental Health Among The Young

The emotional wellbeing of children and young people is just as important as their physical health. Good mental health helps them to cope with whatever life throws at them, giving them the space to grow into well-rounded, healthy adults....

Tackling Poverty And Disadvantage

Tackling Poverty And Disadvantage

Derbyshire is a beautiful place, famed for its picturesque scenery, but hidden across our county lie pockets of significant disadvantage....

Caring For An Ageing Population

Caring For An Ageing Population

The issue of social care and how society deals with an ageing population is never far from the headlines....