Speaker meeting

Wed, Feb 1st 2023 at 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Jan Garrill of Two Ridings Community Foundation.

Our meeting on Wednesday 1st February 2023 will be held at The Krafty Kitchen, Keighley Road, Skipton BD23 2TA. 5.30 for 6.00pm. Our speaker will be Jan Garrill - Chief Executive Two Ridings Community Foundation.

Two Ridings Community Foundation is a regional, independent charity committed to improving the quality of people's lives and building stronger communities for future generations in North and East Yorkshire. 

The Foundation helps communities thrive by making grants and providing support to local community organisations and small local charities who understand the needs of the local people. We do this through the generous investment and donations made by individuals, businesses, charitable trusts and public sector bodies, the funds from which we invest in their local communities. 

Two Ridings also deliver a leadership programme for leaders from the social and cultural sector in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

Objectives and Activities 

The Foundation’s principal purpose is the promotion and support of any charitable activity for the benefit of the community in the City of York, the County of North Yorkshire, the County of the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of Kingston upon Hull. 

Charitable Purpose 

To promote and facilitate philanthropy to raise funds for both immediate grant making and to grow the Foundation’s long-term endowment, ensuring grants will be available for years to come. To make grants to community projects, voluntary groups and small charities across North and East Yorkshire that address community needs and improve quality of life. 

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