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 2018-19 we provided over £1.1 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.
BREAKING: Police confirm six year old missing child in Newport Pagnell, services closed off
Police have confirmed a six year old child is missing from the Newport Pagnell area.
Milton Keynes Entrepreneur Wins Gold at the SME National Business Awards
Matt Bowler, MD of MK Scaffolding Specialists and Vantage Event Structures was awarded the Gold Award at Wembley, in recognition for his work with young people and ex-offenders.
MK Council to ban dangerous anti-social car cruising
Milton Keynes Council (MKC) is set to ban anti-social car cruising in MK through a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).
Great Linford Manor Park restoration work to start in early February
Initial work on the ground is due to start on the National Lottery Heritage and National Lottery Community Funded restoration of Great Linford Manor Park.
The Zip Yard MK is making ‘joey’ pouches for Australian animal babies
Staff and volunteers will gather at The Zip Yard on Sunday 19 January, in an effort to craft at least 1,000 pouches to send to Australia for animals left orphaned by the continuing bushfire crisis, and need your help!
MK Venues Celebrate Independent Music Week
This January, four Milton Keynes music venues are excited to announce they are taking part in Independent Venue Week 2020.
PCC for Thames Valley set to bid for 280 new tasers as part of Home Office funding
The Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley is set to bid for hundreds of tasers as part of a new fund set up by the Home Office.
MK Council calls for MK pupils to become next generation of Eco Warriors
Following a successful trial with four primary schools, MK Council is rolling its ‘Eco Warriors’ environmental education scheme out across MK.