With your help, we can make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children in Berkshire.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. 

With your help, we can continue to support Berkshire 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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Berkshire Concert to Raise Money for Berkshire Charities

The High Sheriff of the Royal County of Berkshire, Christopher Khoo, is holding a special evening of entertainment at this year’s Windsor Festival to raise money for local Berkshire charities.

Social impact bond funds training opportunities for young people

A social impact bond is funding interventions to work with around 1,500 young people who are disadvantaged or at risk of disadvantage, to help them participate and succeed in education or training and thereby improve their employability.