Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Community Foundation'

Guernsey Community Awards are at St James on 4 November 2015

September 4th, 2015 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation’s annual Community Awards return to St James Concert and Assembly Hall on Wednesday 4 November 2015. The Community Awards celebrate the local charities, organisations, groups, individuals and businesses who work tirelessly to raise money and embark on community projects for the benefit of others, across the Bailiwick of Guernsey and further […]

Guernsey Community Foundation facilitates a stronger partnership between HSSD and voluntary sector

July 2nd, 2015 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation hosted a workshop at St Pierre Park Hotel on 30 June 2015, which looked at opportunities to benefit the community by building a stronger partnership between the voluntary sector and the States of Guernsey Health and Social Services Department (HSSD). The workshop attracted 76 delegates representing over 50 voluntary organisations as […]

Guernsey’s elderly to benefit from charities receiving grant funding

September 12th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The first round of the Pargiter Trust Grants has seen more than £19,000 awarded to Bailiwick charities working with elderly people. Five recipients were awarded grants: Milly’s Foundation, Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association, Carers Coming Together, Eldad Elim Church and the Guernsey Arts Commission. The Guernsey Community Foundation has been working with the Pargiter Trust, […]

Guernsey Community Awards nominations close on 12 September

September 5th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

Nominations for the 2014 Community Awards close on Friday 12 September 2014. All nominations should be received by the Guernsey Community Foundation by close of day on Friday 12th September. Wayne Bulpitt, Chair of the Foundation said “last year we received a record number of nominations reflecting how highly regarded the voluntary sector is in […]

OSA pop-up shop on Smith Street becomes volunteering centre from 2 to 7 June 2014

May 8th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The OSA Pop-Up shop in Smith Street, St Peter Port will be transformed into a Volunteering Centre to mark National Volunteers’ Week 2014. From Monday 2 June to Saturday 7 June 2014, the Pop-Up shop will be occupied by a wide range of charities that are actively seeking volunteers. For those thinking about volunteering, this […]

Jon Moulton supports the Guernsey Community Foundation as a patron

February 21st, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation has recently gained a new Patron. Jon Moulton has agreed to join the Board of Patrons which currently comprises of Stuart Falla MBE, Dame Mary Perkins DBE, Digby Lord Jones of Birmingham, and Lady Rowland. Jon Moulton is a Chartered Accountant, a Corporate Financier and a Fellow of the Institute for […]

‘Ageing Well in the Bailiwick’ group to provide a voice for organisations working with older people

February 13th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

‘Ageing Well in the Bailiwick’ (AWB) provides a voice for organisations working with older people in the Guernsey community. The group, which was formed in 2013, consists of representatives from about 20 organisations working with older people, from the voluntary, private and public sectors. It was set up with the help of the Guernsey Community […]

2013 Guernsey Community Award nominations open on 28 August

July 30th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

Nominations for the 2013 Community Awards open on 28 August 2013. Now is the time to start thinking about who you wish to nominate for the Community Awards which are hosted by the Guernsey Community Foundation and principle sponsor State Street Global Services. There are six categories open for nomination: Charity of the Year Fundraising […]

Guernsey’s charities looking for volunteers with business acumen

July 30th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation’s Volunteer Matching Programme, which launched in 2012, has successfully placed a number of experienced business people with acumen into local charities. Placements have ranged from professionals with marketing, communication and accountancy skills, to people with business development expertise. “All volunteers are invaluable and their contributions are hugely beneficial to our voluntary […]

Guernsey Community Foundation hosting public debate on poverty

July 11th, 2013 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The Guernsey Community Foundation is hosting a public debate to explore real areas of need in Guernsey and how these could be better measured, monitored and met in the future. The debate at Les Cotils from 7.30 pm until 9 pm on Monday 22 July 2013 will feature a panel of four drawn from the […]