Meet the team behind Worcestershire Community Foundation

We have a wonderful team of local patrons and trustees who believe passionately in Worcestershire and are committed to making a difference to communities across the County.


Lt Col Patrick Holcroft LVO OBE CStJ

Our Trustees

Nick Wentworth-Stanley

Tamar Thompson
(Vice-Chair & Grants Panel Chair)

Jeremy Clarke-Morris

Roger Britton

David Shaw

Rob Sykes

Mark Yates

Robert Capper

Kathy Leather

Nic Lloyd


Bob Warman

Bishop John Inge

Angela Brinton


Lucy Wells
(Development Director)

Mark Herriott
(Community First)

Emma Buckingham
(Community First)

Our Impact

£ 2000000 +

Total grants

£ 650000

Total grants (2020)

£ 4333

Average Grant size

150 +

Number of grants


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“The Worcestershire Community Foundation Grant was one of those that enabled us to focus on the immediate needs of people with sight loss, to look at the longer term impact and to work towards making changes to the way that our services are provided as a result of Covid 19.”

Sight Concern
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“I cannot fault the response from yourselves, the reactivity of wanting to help organisations in such a quick turnaround has meant the world to us, and arguably we wouldn’t have been able to open and kept everyone safe as much as we have without your help. Not only have you enabled us to respond to the pandemic so quickly, but you have been key in restoring normality to our students in such a short period of time.”

Wildgoose Rural Training
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“We feel you have massively impacted our foundation and enabled us to support many people which we would have been unable to do without your support.”

Warriors Community Foundation
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“We are so grateful for the support that we have received from the foundation. The funding has made and continues to make a huge difference to the homeless community. We were able to respond quickly to the calls from government to ‘Get Everyone In’ and lockdown that there is no doubt, this helped reduce the spread of COVID-19 amongst the homeless community.”

St Paul’s Hostel
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Place-based giving is a partnership between communities, philanthropists, corporate donors and local organisations, local authorities and national funders that bring together resources in a collaborative way to benefit the community in a defined geographic location

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Our Supporters

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Redditch Boxing Academy Image
Pershore Riverside Youth Centre Image
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