We inspire people to give, help Yorkshire communities to thrive, and change lives together
Since 2000, we have awarded over £19m in grants to grassroots community groups and charities to strengthen communities across North & East Yorkshire.
We work with our generous supporters to reach the people most in need and help to create equality and opportunity in Yorkshire communities.
So if you want to give locally and effectively in North & East Yorkshire, Hull and York, give through Two Ridings Community Foundation.
Our vision is a connected and thriving region for all.Be part of it
Our impact this year
How local giving enriches the lives of people and communities
In 2023 Two Ridings gave away £2.1 million in grants to 632 groups improving the lives of thousands of local people. The average grant was £3,412.
This is all thanks to generous donations and investment from people, businesses, councils and other funders driven to make a difference in Yorkshire. We could not do it without you.
Find out more in our latest impact report.Our impact
Start your giving
Be the difference in your region
Invest in the causes and communities in Yorkshire that matter to you with a trusted and knowledgeable regional foundation team.
Choose whether to leave a legacy for long term impact, invest into a collective fund or focus on a specific place or need you feel passionate about.
Talk through how your investment will make a difference and understand the benefits of charitable giving for you and your community.Choose how to give
Apply for funding
Find the funding that is right for you
Apply directly for grants and funding available to local community groups and small charitable organisations in North & East Yorkshire, York and Hull.
Search by the whole region or a specific place, and look for funding tackling specific issues.
Read the full guidance notes to ensure your eligibility.Apply for funding
Cost of Living Crisis appeal
Give now to the North and East Yorkshire Cost of Living Crisis Fund to enable the people most in need to be supported this winter.
Your giving helps vital community organisations to survive and respond to the crisis. Helping local people in Yorkshire right now.
To date you have donated over £580,000 to the appeal. 145 grants have been distributed to local groups supporting around 30,000 people.
This collective approach to giving ensures communities and people in all corners of the region are reached.
Winter is upon us, people are cold, frightened and hungry. Give whatever you can.Donate now
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