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The High Peak Foodbank Story

The High Peak Foodbank Story

Over the last few years we have consistently received applications from food banks and clothes banks, working to support Derbyshire families and individuals who are struggling to make ends meet and facing difficult decisions linked to eating, heating and living costs. Surviving and not able to thrive....

The Bakewell Town Hall Story

The Bakewell Town Hall Story

Every year provincial theatres are being lost, pubs and community spaces are closing and in tandem with this, reports of loneliness are increasing for both older and younger generations....

Inside the Foundation – From Trustee Paul Broadhead

Inside the Foundation – From Trustee Paul Broadhead

My name is Paul Broadhead and I have the privilege of both leading on Rolls-Royce’s commitment to the communities in which we live & work around the world and, serving on the board of trustees for Foundation Derbyshire....

The Limestone House Story

The Limestone House Story

Creswell, in Bolsover, sits in one of the most deprived areas of the country. Within this community sits Limestone house, a vibrant cornerstone of local activity....

Inside the Foundation – From Our Chair

Inside the Foundation – From Our Chair

Being Chairman of Foundation Derbyshire is a great privilege, and I often feel fortunate to be in the role.  It goes without saying that as Chairman I meet fascinating and inspiring people....

Inside the Foundation – A Fresh Perspective

Inside the Foundation – A Fresh Perspective

In the next few weeks, we'll be starting to offer a glimpse inside our world of grant-making and local philanthropy....

The SV2 Story

The SV2 Story

As with most organisations, SV2 can find it difficult to attract funding for ‘office basics’. It isn’t perceived as front line and so is less appealing....

The QEGS PTFA Story

The QEGS PTFA Story

The Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School PTFA, based in Ashbourne, was awarded £ 1,500 back in April to fund mental health support talks for all 1,500 pupils at the school....