FRIEND
Become a Friend
BCF provides a quality service to the local community using our local knowledge and expertise to ensure the hard-to-reach groups receive the financial support they desperately need.

BCF carries out due diligence checks on all grant applications, provides tailored philanthropic advice and guidance to donors, and develops long lasting relationships with local charities and voluntary organisations across Berkshire.

Our annual Vital Signs research report allows us to identify the key areas of need
across the County ensuring a strategic approach to our grant giving, making sure
money to goes to where it is needed the most.

As a ‘Friend of BCF’ you will be supporting and investing in the local community by supporting our day-to-day work in a simple but effective way. ‘Friends of BCF’ can make;

  • An annual donation of £100, £500, or £1000
  • Monthly donation of £10, £50, or £100
  • If you are a UK tax payer, allowing us to claim Gift Aid could add 25% to your donation!
Benefits
  • Demonstrate your support for the local community
  • Support the development of Berkshire Community Foundation and our Vital Signs research
  • Helping us to distribute grants to local charities and voluntary groups where the money is needed the most
  • Attend events and meet the people you’ve helped and connect with other ‘Friends of BCF’
  • Receive regular updates about our work in the community
Become a Friend today
Signing up only takes a couple of minutes. Download the form or fill in your details and we will send you a pack.

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FEATURED

Friends of Young Carers

A grant of £5,000 from the NHS Carers Fund, managed by BCF, has helped to fund ongoing outings and activities for Young Carers in West Berkshire.