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Ardonagh Community Trust announces its first Bright Future Prize winner

11 November 2021

We are delighted to reveal our first ever winner of the Bright Future Prize — a new £20,000 funding stream to help young people turn their innovative community-based projects into reality. Read more

Bright Future Prize - Meet the finalists

28 October 2021

In April, Ardonagh Community Trust (ACT) launched its first Bright Future Prize – a new funding stream targeting teens with big dreams for their communities. This week, we announced the talented young finalists of the Bright Future Prize who are in with a chance to win £20,000 to make a difference to a cause they care about. Read more

Give Back Day hits new high as fundraising goes global

18 October 2021

Employees from across the Ardonagh family joined forces to raise over £150,000 for charitable causes as part of a bumper day of fundraising activity. Read more

Over £35,000 granted to nine projects from Ardonagh Community Trust in Q3

29 September 2021

Life changing driving experiences for the visually impaired, supporting the NHS with the South Northants Community Responders and breakthrough research for Oesophageal cancer are among the nine projects supported by ACT in Q3. Read more

Ardonagh Community Trust approves £32,000 in the Q2 round of community grants

23 June 2021

Monthly tea dances for the Bristol community, training for hospice workers in Wakefield, a new Gazebo to facilitate family visits in Ferrybank and a bespoke event to help those with sight or hearing loss in Stockport were among the seven projects supported by Ardonagh Community Trust in Q2. Read more

Ardonagh Community Trust announces new charity partnership with Samaritans

11 May 2021

Ardonagh Community Trust (ACT), the registered charity of The Ardonagh Group, is thrilled to announce a new charity partnership with Samaritans. Read more

Ardonagh Community Trust looks to teens for bright ideas for the future

19 April 2021

The Bright Future Prize aims to find the next generation of community leaders, charity fundraisers, blue-sky thinkers or social good activists. With a main prize of £20,000 and smaller grants available for the best community-changing ideas, winners will also get support to put their projects and plans into action. Read more

Ardonagh Community Trust announces its first community grants of 2021

22 March 2021

Ardonagh Community Trust is delighted to support 12 projects totalling a record amount of £53,000. These funds will support a spectrum of causes from mental health support, providing opportunities for young people and helping families in their time of need. Read more

ACT awards £34,507 of funding to eight projects in its final round of community grants of 2020

22 December 2020

For the final round of community grants this year, the Trustees of Ardonagh Community Trust (ACT), the registered charity of The Ardonagh Group, approved eight projects with £34,507 of funding. Read more

ACT approves £39,000 of funding for eight projects in its Q3 round of community grants

19 October 2020

The projects approved by the trustees this quarter will help hospices, cancer support groups, day-care and respite centres continue to support those in need. Read more