Customer First move to benefit local charitable groups

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  • January 23, 2014

The Community Foundation for Calderdale  is delighted to be housing CMBC –Customer First at our unnamedHorton Street premises, by securing a new tenant CFFC are creating nearly £100,000 per year of funds for grant making to local voluntary organisations.

Steve Duncan CEO of the Community Foundation comments “CFFC wish Customer First all the best as they strive to deliver a quality service and help to create thousands of jobs, including apprenticeships”.

The former job centre on Horton Street was purchased by the Community Foundation several years ago for approximately £1.2 million as part of its property investments.Property investments make up approximately a third of CFFC investments which are used to generate income to utilise as grants to voluntary sector organisations in Calderdale.

CFFC investments are part of a balanced portfolio to generate the maximum return with the minimum of risk. The CFFC has purchased four properties housing five voluntary sector organisations and a fifth property is currently held in trust.

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