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Quartet Community Foundation for the West of England

As one of the longest-established community foundations in the UK, we have the expertise and local knowledge to help donors support the local causes and charities they care about and make an impact through their giving.

We identify issues of importance to our donors and award grants on their behalf to community charities and voluntary groups making a real difference to people’s lives across the West of England

Find out more about giving and applying for a grant through our community foundation.

Grants awarded November 2014

Quartet Community Foundation
Clifton Suspension Bridge 150th Anniversary Memorial Fund

Clifton Suspension Bridge 150th Anniversary Memorial Fund

Following the recent tragic events near the Clifton Suspension Bridge a memorial fund has been set up. More »

Bristol 2015 Small Grants Fund

Bristol 2015 Small Grants Fund

This grants fund has been established by the Bristol 2015 Company in order to support activity during Bristol Green Capital year. Application forms and guidance notes for the final round of the Bristol 2015 Small Grants Fund will be available to download here from the first week of January. More »

Surviving Winter Appeal launches today!

Surviving Winter Appeal launches today!

63,953 households across the West of England live in fuel poverty. This appeal aims to help some of those vulnerable people in our communities who are struggling daily with this issue. More »

Older People's Grants Programme

Older People's Grants Programme

The programme makes grants of up to £6000 to older people's groups addressing issues around health and wellbeing. For full guidelines and how to apply click here More »

Local Grants Map

Bath City Farm

We work in the four areas making up the West of England:

Bath and North East Somerset Bath and North East Somerset
North Somerset North Somerset
City of Bristol City of Bristol
South Gloucestershire South Gloucestershire

Each region has its own distinct characteristics and needs, but the communities are inextricably linked, with many living and working across the borders.

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Thornbury Carnival Association

Grant awarded in
May 2011

Amount awarded
£2000

To run a series of dance workshops for young people in the run up to the main Carnival event.

South Gloucestershire Deaf Association

Grant awarded in
April 2011

Amount awarded
£944

To set-up a coffee morning as a support group activity for isolated individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

Photographers with Disabilities

Grant awarded in
January 2011

Amount awarded
£1950

Towards equipment for this club that provides social support activities for disabled individuals.

Henbury Area Project for Play and Youth (HAPPY)

Grant awarded in
August 2011

Amount awarded
£1000

For a co-ordinated programme of holiday activities for young people.

Tynings Field Community Group

Grant awarded in
June 2011

Amount awarded
£1510

Towards the initial set-up costs of a community allotment group to provide food production and educational sessions for individuals who would not normally be able to access these activities.

Empire Sports Club

Grant awarded in
June 2011

Amount awarded
£2000

To cover the cost of training 8 volunteer coaches to be able to continue to work with young people taking part in Olympic weightlifting sessions.

Kodachi Special Needs Judo

Grant awarded in
January 2011

Amount awarded
£2000

Towards the set-up costs of a website for this group that provides sports activities for disabled young people.

Re:Work

Grant awarded in
March 2011

Amount awarded
£5000

Towards the costs of supporting the development of this organisation that works with disadvantaged young people, providing them with practical vocational work skills.

The Strawberry Line Café Project CIC

Grant awarded in
April 2011

Amount awarded
£1000

To cover the cost of training their existing volunteers, who all have learning difficulties, to provide them with a Food Hygiene Certificate.

Mencap

Grant awarded in
Over 6 months

Amount awarded
£4155

Towards outings for member

Bath City Farm

Grant awarded in
March 2011

Amount awarded
£2000

Set up of new cafe/kiosk on the site encouraging visitors to the Farm

WHISTY

Grant awarded in
May 2011

Amount awarded
£1000

To purchase sports and additional play equipment for the play group and toddler group (Well serviced community centre)

Young and Old Mixon Unite Centre

Grant awarded in
July 2010

Amount awarded
£1900

Towards some of the start-up costs for this volunteer led community centre in Weston-super-Mare that will provide advice sessions, surgeries and a community shop selling affordable fruit, veg and clothes.

Harptrees Luncheon Club

Grant awarded in
June 2011

Amount awarded
£500

Towards lunches for isolated, elderly group.