Re: Lovewell Blake
12/12/2017 - Lovewell Blake
Thirteen community groups across Norfolk, north Suffolk and east Cambridgeshire are to share a combined windfall of more than £20,000, following the latest round of grants from Lovewell Blake’s LB150 Fund.
A wide range of charities, voluntary groups and community organisations have received grants ranging from £320 to £2,000 to help deliver a variety of community activities. The recipients of the grants were chosen by a panel of Lovewell Blake staff, assisted by the Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Community Foundations, which administer the LB150 Fund.
The money was raised over the past 12 months by staff and partners at the leading regional firm of chartered accountants, business advisers and financial planners.
The LB150 Fund was originally set up in 2008 as part of the firm’s 150th anniversary celebrations, with the aim of raising £150,000 for local charities and community groups in five years. Once the target was achieved, the firm decided to continue the fund, and to date it has raised over £220,000 since its foundation.
The organisations receiving grants, which totalled £20,498, were:
“Once again we are delighted to be able to support such a variety of fabulous organisations which are doing such great work in our communities,” said Gary Flatt, Lovewell Blake’s CSR partner. “These groups are what bind our communities together, and they are the inspiration for our staff and partners to undertake fundraising activities throughout the year.
“We are very proud to have been able to give out grants exceeding £20,000 once again this year, and we would like to thank everybody who has supported our fundraising efforts during the past 12 months.”