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Suzanne Rolt

An important announcement from our CEO, Suzanne Rolt

I am writing to share with you the news that I will be moving on from Quartet this summer.
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A record £6m grants awarded 2022/3

In the last year, Quartet has awarded £6 million in grants to help hundreds of organisations in the South West face the challenge of increasing…
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Bristol One City supports Cost of Living crisis

We have been helping Bristol City Council under its One City approach to support communities affected by the cost of living crisis.
Quartet staff and trustees

Our Annual Celebration

Yesterday we held our Annual Celebration at M-Shed, marking 35 years of Quartet.
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Quartet launches a new Cost of Living Fund

The rising cost of living is affecting us all, but it isn’t being felt equally. Our new fund aims to address this.
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Memories for a lifetime

Our condolences to The Royal Family

On behalf of the staff and trustees of Quartet Community Foundation …

Philanthropy reaching local groups

81 projects benefited from grants worth £418,889 through Quartet Community Foundation in May 2022.
Three people stand outside the office of Filwood Hope Advice Centre in South Bristol who offer benefit advice, counselling and a drop-in service.

Responding to the cost of living crisis

9 out of 10 charities are concerned about the impact of rising costs on their beneficiaries, but did you know these same charities are facing…
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Video: Sowing the seeds of change

You’re invited to watch our newly launched ‘Sowing the seeds of change’ video. It’s what we do – work with our communities to bring about…
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Quartet supports local communities to celebrate the platinum jubilee

11 local charities and community groups received £79,498 to help local communities celebrate the jubilee.