Your trusted regional grant making charity

Nationally and locally Two Ridings Community Foundation is the trusted, expert charity on giving and investing in North and East Yorkshire for social good.

We make grants and provide support for community groups and small charities who in turn support people and communities all over the region.

As the accredited Community Foundation of the region, we have access to national and governmental funds we distribute locally. We also work closely alongside private and corporate donors, giving them a flexible and easy way to invest in the local people and communities.

We are a registered charity and we ensure donors’ funds make the biggest impact across our vibrant region.

In 2020/21 we distributed £3 million, awarding 670 grants which supported thousands of people throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

There are always new appeals you can contribute to which make a huge difference to local communities.

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Our Impact 2020/2021

3 million

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Your Support Our Impact 2020/2021

In 2020/21 Two Ridings distributed £3m in the form of 667 grants to community groups throughout North and East Yorkshire. That made an enormous impact supporting thousands of local people. Your Support Our Impact tells that story, with thanks to the generosity of individuals, businesses and other trusts and foundations.

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Latest News

Connecting, grant news and self care at the first Friends of Two Ridings Drop-In

January 12, 2022

With people from Wearside and Wensleydale dialling in, and a fair share from York, the first Friends ...

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Helping communities celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

January 4, 2022

Two Ridings Community Foundation are distributing the Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fu ...

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Because of your support, we make a big impact

December 15, 2021

In 2020/21 Two Ridings distributed £3m in the form of 667 grants to community groups throughout Nor ...

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Supported by

York Professionals
The Goldsmith Company
Greencoat Uk Wind
Hungate York
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
North Yorkshire County Council
The National Lottery Community Fund
The National Emergencies Trust
James Hambro and Partners
Shepherd Group

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