Our Funds

We currently manage over 60 individually named funds on behalf of local philanthropists. Each Fund has its own story and criteria that reflect our donors' range of charitable aims and interests. A few are featured below.



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The Foundation Derbyshire General Fund

The Foundation Derbyshire General Fund

This fund supports a broad range of small community and voluntary groups with a variety of different costs. ...

The Derbyshire High Sheriff Fund

The Derbyshire High Sheriff Fund

The Fund aims to improve the quality of life for Derbyshire residents by supporting activities that help to build safer, stronger communities....

The 1% Matters Derbyshire Fund

The 1% Matters Derbyshire Fund

In 2015 a successful businessman from Nottingham decided to start a fund with 1% of his profits to support local charities in Nottingham. ...

The Yorkshire Water Old Whittington Community Fund

The Yorkshire Water Old Whittington Community Fund

Yorkshire Water owns a single wind turbine to help power Old Whittington Waste Water Treatment Works, which treats and processes sewage from around 100,000 customers in Chesterfield....

The Old Vicarage School Fund

The Old Vicarage School Fund

The Old Vicarage School in Darley Abbey uses Foundation Derbyshire in a unique and exciting way. ...

The Hall Family Fund

The Hall Family Fund

This family fund, set up by Michael and Annie Hall, provides grant funding to community groups working in rural areas or groups addressing rural issues. ...

The Thorntons Derbyshire Fund

The Thorntons Derbyshire Fund

The Thorntons Derbyshire Fund was set up originally by Michael and John Thornton, with a view to ensuring this nationally treasured company could always ‘give locally’. ...

The Hazel & Ken Greig Fund

The Hazel & Ken Greig Fund

The Fund is a legacy from Hazel who sadly passed away in 2013. Hazel’s close relationship with the Foundation arose from her volunteer work on our High Peak panel and via her involvement with Community ACES, based in Earl Sterndale. ...