Virgin Money Foundation

Helping to deliver financial Inclusion

At Virgin Money we are always looking for ways to bring our company ethos, making “Everyone Better Off” or “EBO” , to life and are proud to share some of the work we have been doing around financial inclusion. We have been working with like-minded organisations who support affordable credit, including the Carnegie Trust and their Affordable Credit Action Group. The Carnegie Trust aims …

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The Virgin Money Foundation Ripple Fund

The Virgin Money Foundation is delighted to announce the first grants awarded under its new Ripple Fund. Virgin Money Foundation backs people and organisations whose aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage in their communities by investing both the financial and non-financial resources of the Foundation in their work. The first three grants under the Ripple Fund have been awarded, two to …

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Scotcash meets Edinburgh with funding from the Virgin Money Foundation

Scotcash, the award winning Glasgow-based financial exclusion charity, will expand its services to support people in Edinburgh after receiving a grant of £300,000 from the new Virgin Money Foundation Ripple Fund. Virgin Money Foundation backs people and organisations whose aim is to tackle social and economic disadvantage in their communities by investing both the financial and non-financial resources of the Foundation in …

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Virgin Money Foundation announces £450,000 in grants for North East

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11 projects across the North East will benefit from grants of up to £50,000 each in the latest funding round. The projects supported are focused on helping young people find employment and helping homeless people find a home The Virgin Money Foundation has announced that it has awarded its second round of grants to 11 charitable organisations across the North …

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Meet Virgin Money Foundation Grant Recipient Cornerstone

In December 2015 the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of £1m being donated. Cornerstone is a small but growing initiative based in Willington County Durham. Cornerstone’s aim is to provide support to …

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A look inside Edbert’s House

In December 2015 the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of £1m being donated. Edbert’s House is a recipient of the 2015 North East Fund; an exciting community project in Gateshead, working “to …

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The moment we’ve all been waiting for: Food Nation’s healthy eatery Harissa is here!

In December 2015 the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of £1m being donated. One of the organisations who benefited from the North East fund 2015 is Food Nation who have set up …

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Virgin Money Foundation: Looking at Tyne Gateway Trust

In 2015, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. Today we bring you a closer look at one of these organisations, the Tyne Gateway Trust. Tyne Gateway Trust is a child poverty charity that …

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Virgin Money Foundation: A closer look at SouthTynesideTEN

Earlier on this month, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. As we continue to bring you a more in depth look at these charitable organisations, we’re delighted to …

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Virgin Money Foundation: Moving On (Durham)

On 2 December of this year, the Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money, announced that it had awarded its first round of individual grants to 25 charitable organisations across the North East region with a total of around £900,000 being donated. One of these charitable organisations was Moving on (Durham). We asked them to tell us a …

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