Stories

We’re so proud of the work that we do. Because of you, our endowment at Quartet means we’re able to award a thousand grants every year. We have the privilege of making a difference to thousands of people in our local communities, changing lives today, tomorrow and forever. Here are some of the stories of lives we have touched through our work with donors to inspire philanthropy and on the front-line addressing social needs.

Together we’re helping hundreds of charitable causes during Covid-19

Thanks to your support together we’ve helped Gympanzees and 1more than 200 other groups with Coronavirus 2020 Response Fund grants worth over £1.2m. 

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Funding available to tackle food poverty

From 26 October to 13 November food charities and other community organisations can apply for funding to support access to food and sustainable solutions to food poverty.

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Day facility for disabled adults goes virtual to support members throughout coronavirus

Pauls Place enhances the lives of physically disabled adults and those with cognitive and sensory impairment, supporting them to live life to the full. To support their members they set up a virtual service within 24 hours of suspending their day centre in March.

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Local charity’s Covid response puts it firmly at the Heart of BS13

“We’re flexible so if we have an emergency we can ramp back up. We’ll respond if there’s a local lockdown or more job losses as furlough ends in October.”

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We’re here to help during the coronavirus crisis

Girl Putting Picture Of Rainbow In Window At Home During Coronavirus Pandemic To Entertain Children

We’re working from home and committed to helping during the coronavirus crisis. Whether you would like to donate to help others, or if you are a local charity, community or voluntary group in need of support, we promise that we are here for you – now and always.

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Supporting B&NES carers through the coronavirus crisis

A charity which supports thousands of carers in the Bath area has received a £3,000 grant from Quarter Community Foundation’s Coronavirus 2020 Response Fund.

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Keynsham Food Bank faces growing demand in coronavirus pandemic

Demand at Keynsham Food Bank has soared as the coronavirus pandemic leaves many parents struggling to feed their children.

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Busting boredom during lockdown

"The Quartet funding has enabled us to create and distribute activity packs to the most vulnerable families in our local area with each pack containing a range of creative materials donated by local businesses that would otherwise have gone to landfill."

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Coronavirus fund reaches local people in need

Sue Ramsay Head of Hannah More Primary School with Rachel Campbell Yr 4 teacher distributing food boxes

Food boxes are helping families from Hannah More Primary School in Lawrence Hill Bristol get through the coronavirus crisis.

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