Tag Archives: North East

STEMtastic Day at Virgin Money

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We held a day of fun and interactive workshops for over 200 young people focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths, collectively known as STEM. This was the first event of its kind, which saw us partner with NE1 Can, RTC’s North East STEM Ambassadors Hub and 16 employers to provide young people with an inspiring day of hands-on activities …

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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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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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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 Announces Grants Totalling £900,000

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The Virgin Money Foundation, the independent charitable foundation launched by Virgin Money in August 2015, has announced that it has 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. The Foundation was launched with £8 million of funding over the next four years, contributed by Virgin Money …

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