Inspiring local giving

Quartet CF regional map

Quartet Community Foundation (QCF) provides a wealth of philanthropic services to help you support the causes you care about and enable you to make a real difference locally.

In the financial year ending March 2015:

  • We received over £4.9m in donations
  • Now manage over £23.9m in endowed funds
  • That’s over 230 funds managed by QCF with values of £15k to £1m+
  • Awarded £2.74m in grants to over 930 charities and organisations

Read the 2015 Annual Review

QCF provide high quality philanthropic advice to a wide range of people. If you are considering supporting your local community, why not consider developing a giving strategy, donating, creating a fund, making a donation, leaving a legacy, joining the ambassadors or sponsoring us.

Creating a fund

Helping to secure a legacy for Bristol – the Quay Environment Fund Challenge

Grant making

garden restoration team photo
Above: The team at the Carers’ Centre in Bath, taking a break from the garden restoration project, funded by The Funding Network

Every year QCF make hundreds of grants to local charities and organisations covering a wide range of outcomes for the community. Last year, we:

  • Made grants totalling £2.7m
  • Awarded 933 grants
  • Average grant was £2,922
  • Widened the spread of grants from £36 to £135,000

See all our grant programmes

QCF awards grants to support community based work that has a charitable purpose. We award grants covering a broad range of issue and welcome applications from both new and established groups.

Applying for a grant

North Somerset Council Children & Young People's Grant – how to apply