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Milton Keynes Community Foundation

Since 1986 we have been supporting and growing the Voluntary, Community and Cultural Sectors of Milton Keynes (VCCS).

Our Strategic Goal is to build a thriving, philanthropic, creative, equitable and FAIR community.

Support The Milton Keynes Community

Give locally to make a direct impact on the lives of individuals and families in our community.

Here's How Your Donations Are Making a Difference

There are so many ways that we put your donations to work to make a positive impact across Milton Keynes.

Find out more about the charities and community organisations we’ve supported by reading our latest impact stories.

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"We are so grateful for this funding which will help us to reach out to more people in our area. As we emerge from the pandemic, the need for sight loss support is greater than ever."


Our grant from Milton Keynes Community Foundation enabled us to continue the vital support services to the most vulnerable in our communities during the pandemic . You have been a lifeline to the 3rd sector in #loveMK during the most difficult time of our generation, thank you!


We were lucky enough to get a grant to supply neonatal bags to parents with babies in special care in MK. This has been a massive boost to what we do, and helped us reach more people - thank you.

Ailsa's Aim

Thanks to our MK Community Foundation grant, 68 homeless people in MK survived harsh winter conditions by receiving Winter Survival Kits and emergency accommodation.

Winter Night Shelter

Funding from MK Community Foundation has positively supported Offset’s first year of operation, increasing our ability to lever in additional funding, building our organisational reputation, and enabling us to grow the infrastructure to support our medium to long-term growth.

Offset Projects

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Driving Philanthropy

The MK population is set to grow to 500,000 by 2050.

To meet the demands of this fast-expanding population, it is essential that we continue to grow and sustain funding for community groups and charities in the city.

To support our endowment funds, we are excited to launch a Match Fund programme of £1 million pounds.

Cost of Living Crisis Appeal

Capacity Building Programme

Capacity Building Programme bridges the gap between the Corporate and Voluntary Sectors of Milton Keynes, by working with companies who want to donate some of their staff's time or skills to community organisations. 

Need Funding?

We have grants available to support the future sustainability of organisations & help them to recover from the effects of the pandemic

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