Make a difference in North & East Yorkshire

If you want to give locally and effectively in North & East Yorkshire, Hull and York, give through Two Ridings Community Foundation.

We help people and organisations make donations to and set up funds for causes that matter, strengthening our region’s communities and enriching people’s lives.

Since 2000 we have made thousands of grants totalling over £18 million to local charities and community groups helping them support local people.

Our vision is a connected and thriving region for all.

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Grants and funding for local community & charitable groups in Yorkshire

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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 £500,000 to the appeal. 130 grants have been distributed to local groups supporting around 10,000 people.

This collective approach to giving ensures communities and people in all corners of the region are reached.

Winter is just around the corner, people are frightened. Give whatever you can.

Donate now

Donate up to £500

Directly help people and communities through the cost of living crisis by donating today

Donate over £500

Talk to Celia to give effectively to the North & East Yorkshire Cost of Living Crisis Fund

Where your investment went in 2022

£2.2 million

grants awarded

average grant

new groups supported

The impact of your giving

Last year Two Ridings gave away £2.2 million in grants to 523 groups improving the lives of nearly 100,000 local people.

Our average grant was £4,158 and we supported 138 new groups over the year.

This is all thanks to generous donations and investment from people, businesses, councils and other funders driven to make a difference in Yorkshire.

Find out more in our latest impact report.

Impact Report

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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
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British Science Association
North Yorkshire County Council
Yorkshire Funders Forum
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