Read all about our impact in the community, the figures and the highlights of 2014/2015.Please support our appeal to support local people who are struggling to live a good quality of life.Find out how you can help to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children in Berkshire.Read the Berkshire Vital Signs Report, launched at Dingley Early Years Nursery in Reading.Thank you to everyone who raised funds to support those affected by winter flooding.



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Welcome to Berkshire Community Foundation

We've moved! Our new address is 100 Longwater Avenue, Green Park, Reading, RG2 6GP.

We raise funds for, and make grants to, local charities and community groups addressing need across Berkshire.  In 2014/15 we gave over £900,000 to local causes. 

Your donation can help us to continue supporting our local communities.


  • Inspire philanthropy and charitable giving – connecting people, ideas, resources and needs to make a lasting difference.  Find out more.

  • Help build stronger communities and enrich lives by supporting organisations addressing need.  Find out more.

  • Influence the critical issues and needs affecting our communities. 
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We work with donors, large and small, to make sure their gift has the greatest impact.  This distinctive and personalised approach to philanthropy means many different kinds of donors use community foundations to manage their funds including individuals, companies, charitable trusts and professional advisors.  Find out more.

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2014/15 Impact Report now available

Last financial year we awarded over £900,000 to local charities and community groups within Berkshire - read all about our impact in our new report.

Austin Fraser’s charity bike ride raises money for us

A team from Austin Fraser, a Reading-based recruitment consultancy, have completed their charity bike ride from Manchester to Reading.