Charities are selected from Chamber membership by the incoming President in November and announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in December.
The total amount raised by the fund during the year is then split equally and presented at the AGM the following December.
Community Foundations run affordable grant-giving funds for families, individuals, companies, the public sector, and they revitalise dormant trusts. They give those grants, with and for their donors and funders, to vital local charitable groups that help keep our communities thriving.
With the generous support of individuals, companies, and others from the NHS to Rolls-Royce plc who all use Community Foundations to reach those that need their help, we give millions of pounds in clearly defined support, mitigating some of the harshest effects of the cost-of-living crisis, and improving quality of life for all who live, work and do business in the East Midlands.
NCF is a local registered charity and company limited by guarantee, set up to encourage philanthropy for the benefit of the people of Nottinghamshire.
Foundation Derbyshire’s mission is to build a multi-purpose endowment that provides a growing and sustainable source of funding that can meet the needs of today and the future.
Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation sets up and runs grant-giving funds for local families, individuals, companies and agencies, and the public sector.
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