MK Community Foundation
Milton Keynes Community Foundation is a local independent grant-making charity. We believe that a diverse, vibrant, well supported voluntary, community and cultural sector is the key to any thriving community.
With our donors help we transform lives and strengthen communities across Milton Keynes. In 2017-18 we provided over £1.9 million in grants to local charities and groups. See the grants that we have awarded.
Our Mission is to connect people with resources, skills and ideas to enrich lives and create positive growth for Milton Keynes. We achieve our mission through:
We support the growth and development of our voluntary community and cultural sector
We seek to inspire giving through philanthropy and other social action
We take a lead in connecting and growing sustainable communities
We welcome grant applications for projects that address community priorities in MK (see our vital signs report). Our grants and programmes provide several ways to help with funding your community group or project. We want to support you to grow and make Milton Keynes a great place to live.
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We work hard to ensure your donations change people's lives for the better. Your gift to MK Community Foundation will support local people and groups. Every donation, no matter how large or small, will help us to connect, grow and make a difference in your community.
Stage One Shortlist announced for MKBAA 2020
Milton Keynes Business Achievement Awards 2020 is excited to announce the long-list of entries going through to Stage Two of Milton Keynes’ leading business awards.
Pint-sized singing sensation Lyra in the running for Christmas Number One with her charity single for Brain Tumour Research
Six-year-old Lyra Cole is supporting Brain Tumour Research based in Shenley Wood in Milton Keynes.
MKUH Maternity Services receives Unicef award for best practice
Milton Keynes University Hospital has been awarded the prestigious ‘Baby-Friendly Accreditation Award’ as international recognition from Unicef of our Maternity services.
Project of the Year Award with ‘Snap to it’ at the Bucks and MK Sport Awards 2019
People with learning disabilities scored a golden goal for their charity this week, when they scooped top prize in the Bucks and MK sports awards.
Milton Keynes Council cracking down on safety breaches
Taxi licensing officers at MK Council joined forces with Thames Valley Police last week on a safety operation.
Local business helps Willen Hospice mark Tree of Life anniversary
Milton Keynes companies have helped Willen Hospice mark the first anniversary of the Tree of Life by redeveloping the surrounding Peace Garden.
Parks Trust Christmas carolling at the Milton Keynes Rose next Sunday
The Parks Trust is inviting people to join them at the Milton Keynes Rose in Campbell Park on Sunday 15th December 2019 for their annual Christmas carolling service.
Milton Keynes College CEO Dr Julie Mills receives OBE
Group Principal and CEO of Milton Keynes College and Chair of the Helena Kennedy Foundation, Dr Julie Mills, has been awarded her OBE by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William at Buckingham Palace.