We believe that sharing ideas, stories and insights is important in shaping our understanding of need in Norfolk, and helping to inspire philanthropy.


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Small but essential – Celebrating the work of our small charities

18th June 2019

This week is Small Charity Week, an annual event celebrating the work of small charities and the important contribution they make.

Celebrating volunteers

5th June 2019

It is National Volunteers’ Week, which has for 35 years celebrated the role of volunteers of all ages, who give their time and support to make a difference and help...

Charitable giving – it’s all in a good cause

30th April 2019

The Charities Aid Foundation has recently published a report on UK Giving – the largest study of philanthropic behaviour in the UK, which involved interviews with over 12,000 people. It...

Workforce planning – ensuring your charity is ‘fit for purpose’

23rd April 2019

While it may be a cliché, it remains true that a charity’s most important asset is its people. Without the right number of people, with the right skills, in the...

A break from the streets: Transforming people’s lives long term

9th April 2019

Here at Norfolk Community Foundation we believe that, together, we can all change the world on our doorstep. We support initiatives producing a demonstrable impact on local people’s lives, making...

What a performance! Assessing what your charity is there to deliver

29th March 2019

It’s a thorny problem. Charities needing to demonstrate that they are economic, efficient and effective and committed to supporting their beneficiaries with a sizeable proportion of their income each year....

Brief Encounters – the art of the public meeting

22nd March 2019

Many charities and community groups can find themselves in the position of having to run public meetings. This may be to gather information, listen to the views of local people...

Giving Circles – A New Way of Democratizing Charitable Giving

13th March 2019

Philanthropy is all too often rooted in the familiar and traditional concept of ‘the great and the good’ giving to ‘the needy’ and the ‘deserving causes’ they feel inclined to...