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WELCOME TO THE HAMPSHIRE AND ISLE OF WIGHT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

We are an independent charitable Foundation that connects donors to the local causes and charities they care about, and we have built investments totalling £11 million for the long term benefit of local communities across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

We specialise in awarding grants to smaller, lesser known charities and community groups who offer the support, services and activities that can really make a difference to local people's lives.

Over the past eight years we have distributed more than £7.3 million in small grants to support over 2,000 community projects for local people of all ages.

To learn more about community foundations and their role in local communities please contact us for more information. 
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FARESHARE IN HAMPSHIRE

 

As part of Local Welfare Assistance (LWA), £200,000 has been invested in a scheme to help extend the reach of FareShare across Hampshire.

 

Community groups and organisations who provide breakfast clubs, meals, food parcels, cookery lessons etc. for vulnerable groups and low income families, can sign up to FareShare in Hampshire for a monthly fee and collect FareShare food boxes to provide nutritious food at a fraction of the retail price.

 

Please click here for more details.

 

CAF UK GIVING REPORT 2017

Please click below for latest overview of charitable giving in UK.

CAF UK Giving 2017

 

HOUSE OF LORDS SELECT COMMITTEE REPORT ON CHARITIES

Please click below to read the House of Lords Select Committee recommendations on charities: 

http://d17vezifcaj792.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/170326-HoL-recommendations.pdf

general data protection rules (gdpr) compliance

We have recently sent out a Survey Monkey message requesting your permission for HIWCF to hold your information on our database, please could you reply to this by 1st September 2017.

Please contact hiwcfdata@hantscf.org.uk to withdraw (opt-out) from contact.

 

GRANT RECIPIENTS LET US KNOW HOW SATISFIED THEY ARE WITH THE HIWCF GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS

Please click here to download HIWCF Annual Satisfaction Survey results from the last three years.

 

grants available for youth mental health projects, PLEASE apply here before 21st july 2017 

 

For more information about Youth and Mental Health, please click here.

 

Government, major employers and national charities have endorsed the importance of attention and energy sharply focused on evidence-based programmes offering advice and help on youth mental health problems including depression, anxiety and stress. We believe there is a need to link complementary approaches to the promotion and protection of youth mental health through prevention and treatment. 

In January 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May spoke about how the government is planning to transform mental health support in this country, please click here to download and read her comments on mental health.