Community Foundation for Surrey

Community Foundation for Surrey was the first Community Foundation that we partnered with in March 2013. We first set up a “Flow- through” or “Immediate Impact Fund” and then a permanent endowment through the “Community First Endowment” in 2015. During this time, we have awarded in excess of £300,000 awarding over 90 grants, supporting a vast range of non-profit organizations, charities and voluntary group across the 11 boroughs/districts in Surrey.

£1,500.00 to Music in Hospitals to put on music concerts across Surrey to benefit elderly people in healthcare facilities

Emily Winchester, from the Walton-based charity notes: “Research has shown that the introduction of live music into healthcare settings enhances the quality of life of patients, improves communication, empathy and …

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£9,500 to establish GoodGym in Woking; a project tackling isolation within the elderly population, encouraging community cohesion and promoting exercise

Described as “One of the world’s most innovative ageing projects”, GoodGym is a community of runners who get fit by doing good; doing physical tasks that benefit their community. The …

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