Welcome to The Community Foundation for Wiltshire & Swindon

We are dedicated to improving the lives of disadvantaged people in Wiltshire & Swindon. We are building a permanent endowment fund to support  the voluntary sector in our county by working with donors who are interested in supporting their local community.  We give grants to groups and individuals fitting our criteria, during 2012/13 we distributed £770k in funding to the county. 

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Each month we will be sending out a newsletter detailing information on recent grants and donations. To be added to the mailing list click on the links above  

Localgiving Grow Your Tenner  

Would your community group like the opportunity to make a £10 donation grow to £31.55  Interested? Find out more....


Meet the Funder Conference

18th November at the Corn Exchange in Devizes

Would you like to spend a day with national and local funders to the voluntary sector.  To find out more details click here


The Main Grants Fund

At the heart of our grant making is the Main Grants Fund.  Groups can apply to Main Grants to support a wide variety of project, core and on-going costs.
We aim to fund projects which:

-reduce isolation
-improve access to skills development
-provide access to social & recreational opportunities
-improve opportunities for employment
-help people move on with their lives

Decisions will be made in November 2014 

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We are delighted to be working with Perry's Recycling to generate funds for good causes in Wiltshire. Click here to watch a short video.  Please consider donating your waste paper in this way.


Please take a look at our Annual Review Booklets here

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Wiltshire Community Foundation making tracks
One of Wiltshire's most picturesque landscapes has been made more accessible to people with disabilities with the help of a grant from the Public Health & Well-Being Fund managed by the Community Foundation on behalf of Wiltshire Council. 

General Sir Mike Jackson (third from right) Jane Matthews (fourth from right), Jilly Carter (second from left) and members of Kennet Valley Carriage Driving Group 


Annual Celebration 2014 

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We were delighted to welcome 200 people to our Annual celebration at the 'Art in The Garden' Exhibition in West Lavington in June.  Click here to read more  

Community Foundation staff with Swindon Gospel Choir


Watch a snippet from our "Annual Celebration 2014" 



 Click here to listen to the interviews given during our recent Community programme for Flame FM, recorded at Great Western Hospital, Swindon



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Available Grants »

Looking for funding?

See the Grants information below....

We fund voluntary groups and local charities who are working to reduce isolation, improve access to skills development, offer social and recreational opportunities, improve opportunities for employment and help people move on with their lives.

The grants we offer range in size from £50 to £10,000.

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