Our Impact

Creating opportunity for all

We have distributed over £27 million in grants across Calderdale since 1992, enabling positive change in the lives of thousands of people in our communities.

We distribute grants and loans, share expertise, and use our specialist knowledge to help community projects thrive.

Our Impact 2017-2018


awarded in grants


grants awarded

Investing in our communities

We help local people do extraordinary things to help each other and help themselves.

We partner with multiple local charities and small voluntary led organisations to co-create change that matters. Our community leadership approach creates unique solutions that foster growth, connections and sustainable change. Aligning and leveraging resources allows us to strengthen our community for the long term.

We bring stakeholders together who share a passionate vision for progress and facilitate solutions. We see the bigger picture and make change happen.

Our Impact report

Our funded projects

We’ve had a busy year with many exciting and significant highlights. Click the tiles below to learn more about the impact we’ve had, as well as hear directly from some of our beneficiaries.


Landlines & Watermarks was an ambitious cultural programme telling the story….

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Community Cohesion

Calderdale is a vibrant place to live with many different cultures and languages.

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Families case study

A vital family service in Todmorden has been saved from closure thanks….

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Research and consultation carried out by the Community Foundation for….

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Mental Health

In 2016/17 the Community Foundation for Calderdale and the Calderdale….

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Poverty and disadvantage

In response to evidence of increased poverty and disadvantage amongst….

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