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.

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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Helping you during the coronavirus crisis

3d visualisation of the coronavirus

We're here to help during the Coronavirus crisis. Whether you would like to donate to help others, or if you are a local charity, community or voluntary group that needs support then we are here for you - now and always.

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Getting Black2Nature

Young man has a wild moment in nature at Camp Avalon

Young people from inner-city Bristol enjoyed the benefits of being in nature thanks to a Black2Nature camp supported by a Quartet Community Foundation grant.

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Helping mothers give children the best start in life

While many of us are preparing for Coronavirus, vulnerable members of our communities are being left exposed. You can help those often left behind by supporting small local causes tackling the impact of this disease.

One mum who's been supported by Home-Start North Somerset tells us the support has been invaluable. Unfortunately they can only help half the people who ask for help, and they’d like to be able to fill this unmet need but this would mean having many more volunteers and more funding.

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