Find out how you can help to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children in Berkshire.Find out more about our campaign to help support older and vulnerable people who are facing fuel poverty in the colder months.Read all about our impact in the community, the figures and the highlights of 2013/2014.Launch of Berkshire Vital Signs Report at Dingley Early Years Nursery in ReadingThank you to everyone who raised funds to support those affected by winter flooding.



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Welcome to Berkshire Community Foundation

We raise funds for, and make grants to, local charities and community groups addressing need across Berkshire.  In 2013/14 we gave over £730,000 to local causes. 

Your donation can help us to continue supporting our local communities.


  • Inspire philanthropy and charitable giving – connecting people, ideas, resources and needs to make a lasting difference.  Find out more.

  • Help build stronger communities and enrich lives by supporting organisations addressing need.  Find out more.

  • Influence the critical issues and needs affecting our communities. 
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We work with donors, large and small, to make sure their gift has the greatest impact.  This distinctive and personalised approach to philanthropy means many different kinds of donors use community foundations to manage their funds including individuals, companies, charitable trusts and professional advisors.  Find out more.

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Latest news

New fund launched to support local voluntary groups

The new RAISE Challenge Fund will support aspirational thinking and initiative in voluntary sector activity in Berkshire and the South East.

Event – Business Philanthropy Club Dinner

Our Business Philanthropy Club is hosting a dinner event at Oakley Court Hotel, Windsor, with keynote speaker for the evening Adam Afriyie MP.