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The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire and Shropshire is the leading independent grant-giving body in Staffordshire and Shropshire. We award more

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About us

Who we are

The Community Foundation for Staffordshire and Shropshire is the leading independent grant-giving body in Staffordshire and Shropshire.  We award more than £2m each year to voluntary and community groups, registered charities and social enterprises across our area.  We are based in Stafford, with a satellite office in Telford, and are committed to supporting our local voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.

Our culture and values

·        Integrity - We are credible, reputable stewards of local resources, achieving our objectives and being accountable, transparent, flexible, approachable and practical

·        Leadership – We will use our in-depth knowledge and experience to support the creation of new innovative and diverse ideas, as well as strengthening existing ways of working

·        Sustainability - We recognise and support the need for sustainable community and voluntary groups with activities promoting and supporting their long-term success.  We act in the present but focus on the future; helping to create, promote and develop long term sustainable benefit.

·        Environmental Stewardship - To lessen our negative impact and maximise our positive environmental impact in line with our environmental policy.

·        Precision – We will use our unparalleled insight into community needs, supported by our intimate knowledge and access to contacts, to match our donor resources and interests to specific community opportunities, so that their contribution is more meaningful, enjoyable and goes beyond financial impact.

·        Trust – We will show trust in our communities, partners and supporters to identify causes that need addressing and their ability to work towards achieving a better future for us all.

·        Understanding – We will continue to research and develop our knowledge base, so that we can better understand our communities, people and organisations and their changing and evolving needs.

·        Thoughtfulness – We will take the needs of donors, partners and funders into account, to allow them to make the change that they need to, whilst helping them to understand the needs of grantees and the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector across Staffordshire & Shropshire

·        Influence & Connections - Accessing support from our donor base and applying it across the broadest reach of community initiatives, coupled with our ability to integrate our donors into the very ‘fabric’ of their local communities, helping them to become civic partners and champions

Equality, diversity and inclusion policy


Employee discounts

Employee discounts

Discounts at high street stores, supermarkets, plus a free drink at Caffe Nero and sausage rolls from Greggs!

Enhanced annual leave

Enhanced annual leave

In addition to bank holidays and annual leave, you will have guaranteed Christmas leave

Flexible working hours

Flexible working hours

Flexible start times offered regardless of whether someone takes account of flexible hours.

Remote/hybrid work

Remote/hybrid work

A combination of office based and home-working

Health insurance

Health insurance

Health Insurance policy for all employees



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