The Foundation is one of 58 across the country, who distribute over £70m of funding each year to voluntary and community groups and individuals, is governed by a board of Trustees.
In the year 2009/10 the Foundation distributed £913,000 to 255 groups/individuals in Wiltshire and Swindon including contracts to distribute grants on behalf of central government.
Established in 1991 the Foundation’s role is to develop a permanent source of funding for the voluntary sector across Wiltshire and Swindon. They work with donors, both large and small to help them support a huge variety of projects across the county whilst building an endowment fund which will be there to fund our voluntary sector in perpetuity. Our focus is on people and disadvantage.
The Community Foundation for Wiltshire and Swindon are a small team and need your volunteering help to build on their past success. Your involvement could take a range of different forms, either helping them distribute money through our Grants Panels, helping them raise money through their development committee or helping them with their marketing. There is plenty of support and training available for their volunteers. They are always on the look-out for potential trustees.
If you are interested in becoming involved with the Community Foundation for Wiltshire and Swindon, please contact them for further information on 01380 729284.
For further information about Community Foundation for Wiltshire and Swindon please visit our website at www.wscf.org.uk.