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Making a lasting local difference.

Creating the change Sussex needs.

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Launch of Tackling Poverty Report

In November 2023 we launched the new ‘Tackling Poverty’ report, 
part of the Sussex Uncovered Series.
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Expert philanthropy advice.

Sussex Community Foundation brings inspirational people together to create the change Sussex needs. We make and strengthen connections between philanthropists, businesses, charity founders and community leaders.

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Apply for a grant.

We empower communities by making grants that address their specific needs. From health and environment to employment and social isolation, we fund projects, services and core costs that help charities and community groups build their sustainability.

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What we do.

Here at Sussex Community Foundation we’re working for a fairer, more equal Sussex and we are all passionate about creating lasting, local change.

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About.

Since 2006 we’ve raised £48 million, given grants of £30 million to over 3,020 organisations and £24 million is in endowment to provide for future generations across Sussex.

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Insight.

At Sussex Community Foundation we have extensive knowledge of our county and the local communities, drawing on the expertise of our staff and trustees, and thanks to the ongoing relationship with local groups and organisations.

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Latest news

Inspiring Hastings: Visits to Community Groups with the High Sheriff
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Photo Competition Celebrating ‘Sussex’s vibrant voluntary sector’ open for entries
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High Sheriff with volunteers from The Pelham, Bexhill and their award
Charities across East Sussex presented with High Sheriff’s Awards
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