County Durham Community Foundation has a wide range of funding available to voluntary and community groups and has three upcoming sessions arranged.

cdfcFunding of up to £5000 is available and the Foundation have arranged three funding sessions to give those wanting to apply the opportunity to both find out what is available and get the information they need to apply.

For the first time ever the Foundation will open its doors to voluntary and community groups to give them a chance to come and speak with a member of staff on a one to one basis in their offices.

The session will run from 10:00am – 4:00pm on Tuesday 2nd February at County Durham Community Foundation, Victoria House, Whitfield Court, St John’s Road, Meadowfield Industrial Estate, Durham, DH7 8XL. There will be two funding presentations throughout the day with the opportunity to ask questions after, however please feel free to drop in at any point throughout the day and a member of staff will be available.

If you are not able to make it to the Foundation on this day do not worry, the Foundation has arranged two more sessions over the next coming weeks; dates and times below.

Wednesday 27th January 2016 at Wheatley Hill Community Association, Greenhills Centre, between 10am – 12 noon.
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 at Sedgefield Community Association, Ceddesfield Hall between 10am – 12 noon.

If you are a voluntary and community group in need of additional funding to support your work, please come along to the funding session appropriate to you.

If you wish to attend please register your interest by emailing or contacting

Sarah Cauwood on 0191 378 6353, email
Jackie Graham, Outreach Coordinator on 0191 378 6340, email

Please state the venue you have selected.

All funding from CDCF will be discussed but the emphasis will be on funding from local Wind Farms.
Funding for community groups is very difficult to find these days and this kind of event is a rare opportunity to talk to someone about support for their work


CDFC Funding Advice Sessions