Latest News

10th August 2018

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre presentation | August 2018

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre chooses Plymouth Drake Foundation as its charity of the year

30th May 2018

Dementia Week | May 2018

In partnership with Royal British Legion and Alzheimer's Society

4th May 2018

Cheers! | May 2018

The launch of our very own Drake's Pale Ale

15th November 2017

WAKE Fund presentation | November 2017

WAKE Fund Autumn Disbursement

14th November 2017

Car Raffle | October 2017

We have a winner!

14th November 2017

Plymouth Drake Foundation Circulate and Celebrate

Our annual event to celebrate our work was held in October

9th December 2016

Win a Car with Plymouth Drake Foundation

Support our "Imagine" campaign and you will be helping young people in Plymouth

9th December 2016

Plymouth Drake Foundation Annual Celebration & Awards event

The annual Celebration and Awards event was held in October this year to celebrate the work of the Plymouth Drake Foundation

7th July 2016

'Imagine' campaign launched at Plymouth Community Homes | July 2016

Plymouth Drake Foundation gets backing from Plymouth Community Homes for young people plan

3rd March 2016

Purple Motion | March 2016

Plymouth Drake Foundation links up with Purple Motion

3rd March 2016

Portcullis Legals | March 2016

Free will writing service for our supporters

4th February 2016

Plymouth Area Police Choir | January 2016

A big Thank You

4th February 2016

Running for Charity | February 2016

Thank you to Janis for running the Plymouth 10k for us

23rd December 2015

Plymouth Area Business Council | December 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation thanks local business leaders for their generosity

21st December 2015

Plymouth Area Police Choir | December 2015

Plymouth Area Police Choir sing their hearts out for charity

30th November 2015

Welcome back Caroline | December 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation are pleased to welcome back Caroline Perry ..........

16th November 2015

Crowdfunding Target Reached! | December 2015

A big thank you to everyone who supported our Crowdfunding campaign

4th November 2015

Celebration & Awards 2015 | Oct 2015

Another great night celebrating Plymouth's voluntary and community sector.

15th June 2015

The Grand Opening | June 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation asked to open a new drop-in centre run by Ambers Angels Trust.......

13th April 2015

More New Grants for 2015 | April 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation will soon be promoting three new grant rounds in the coming weeks......

31st March 2015

Beers Solicitors support Plymouths Community Charity for the fifth year | April 2015

Since 2011 Beers Solicitors have supported the Plymouth Drake Foundation with a regular yearly donation.

19th February 2015

Valentines Party is a great success! | February 2015

Our first fundraising event was at the Treasury for Valentines!

8th January 2015

Valentines Party | January 2015

Buy your ticket now!

7th January 2015

Trek Fest - Have you got what it takes? | January 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation are putting together a team to take part in Trek Fest Challenge over the Brecon Beacons in 2015.

9th December 2014

We are on the back of a Plymouth City Bus | December 2014

Plymouth City Bus are supporting Plymouth's Community Charity

24th November 2014

Christmas 2014

We are selling Christmas Cards this year to help raise funds.

4th November 2014

Celebrating Their First Birthday

Alzheimer's Society veterans memory cafe celebrates first birthday

29th October 2014

Help us fundraise

We have produced a fundraising booklet for people who would like to support us!

22nd October 2014

Plymouth Law Society Dinner October 2014

We were the chosen charity of the Plymouth Law Society Dinner that took place on Friday 17th October 2014

13th October 2014

Afternoon with Santander - Friend's Challenge | October 2014

To celebrate the launch of our Friend's Challenge we went down to meet our Partners Santander.

6th October 2014

New Grant Available | Oct 2014

£2,500 is available from our RNRMC grant.

30th September 2014

Support from Santander | September 2014

Santander presents cheque to Plymouth Drake Foundation!

6th June 2014

Early 1900's by Annie Meakin

Local Artist Annie Meakin has produced a brilliant painting of Old Plymouth at Derry's Clock Tower. Thursday 10th July is the formal launch, click the link for more information.

19th March 2014

RNRMC Application

The Plymouth Drake Foundation has been successful in applying for to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity for the second year in a row. In the near future Plymouth charities will be able to apply into a fund of ten thousand pounds.

1st December 2013

The Herald Business Awards

The Plymouth Drake Foundation has sponsored the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award for the 2014 Herald Business Awards and look forward to presenting our award and adding how all businesses can help local charities through their CSR.

24th October 2013

Plymouth VCS Training Fund

Learn all about the many charities we have helped through our local training fund. Groups are able to apply for a grant of up to 100 pounds in order to train their staff/ volunteers or Trustees.

21st September 2013

Seafarers UK

The Plymouth Drake Foundation is supported by Seafarers UK and give out grants on their behalf in Plymouth. This page holds details on when grant rounds are open as well as stories about the successful grants we have already given out.

5th August 2013

RM 350 South West Proms

From July 16th to July 19th 2014 the Royal Marines will be hosting a celebration to commemorate 350 years of timeless distinction. We are one of their beneficiaries and cannot wait to get involved in the programme.

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10th August 2018

Imagine Fund | August 2018

Funding awarded to help children and young people

13th July 2018

Grants Awarded | July 2018

New4You Youth Group were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Imagine Fund

5th July 2018

Grants Awarded | June 2018

Mount Batten Centre Charity Trust were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Imagine Fund

12th June 2018

Grants Awarded | June 2018

The Friends of Plymouth School of Creative Arts were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Imagine Fund

1st June 2018

Grants Awarded | June 2018

Plymouth Youth Sailing Club were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Trinity Fund

30th May 2018

Imagine Fund | May 2018

Local children jump for joy!

4th May 2018

Imagine Fund | May 2018

Funding awarded to help children in poverty

9th December 2016

Grants Awarded | October 2016

Drake Sea Cadets were awarded a grant from the Trinity House Fund

9th December 2016

Grant Awarded | 2016

The West of England Billiards and Snooker Club were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Training Fund

4th May 2016

Grants Awarded | Spring 2016

CHICKS were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Royal British Legion Fund

7th April 2016

Grants Awarded | April 2016

OASIS Project were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Training Fund

7th April 2016

Grant Awarded | April 2016

The Plymouth Sea Cadets were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Trinity House Fund

6th April 2016

Grants Awarded | April 2016

Some of the successful organisations that were awarded a grant from the Drake Impact Fund

3rd March 2016

Grant Awarded | February 2016

Pregnancy Crisis Care were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Fund

3rd March 2016

Grant Awarded | February 2016

Keyham Green Places awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Royal British Legion Fund

3rd March 2016

Grant Awarded | February 2016

Plymouth Guild of Voluntary Services were awarded a grant from the Plymouth Drake Foundation Royal British Legion Fund

4th February 2016

Grants Awarded | January 2016

We have been helping local community and voluntary organisations with their training needs

14th December 2015

Grant Awarded | December 2015

We have helped Barne Barton Junior Raiders with a training grant for football coaching

9th November 2015

Grant Awarded | November 2015

We have helped fund the Ark Community Project with first aid training for their staff

15th July 2015

Grant Awarded | July 2015

We funded Pregnancy Crisis Care to receive training from our Plymouth Training Fund.

6th July 2015

Grant Awarded | July 2015

We have funded the Lenkiewicz Foundation to receive governance training for trustees and a staff member.

15th June 2015

Grant Awarded | June 2015

In our final part of our RNRMC grant programme, find out how our latest grant recipient spent their funding.

10th June 2015

Grant Awarded | June 2015

In part four of our RNRMC grant round up. Find out how Plymouth Arts centre spent their grant.

1st June 2015

Grant Awarded | June 2015

In part three of our RNRMC grant round up. Find out how Theatre Royal spent their grant.

20th May 2015

Grant Awarded | May 2015

In part two of our RNRMC grant round up. Find out how The Eldertree spent 1,500....

11th May 2015

Grant Awarded | May 2015

As part of our RNRMC grant programme we will be showcasing what 10,000 can do in Plymouth. Read further to find out how Plymouth Music Zone are planning to spend their grant money

22nd April 2015

Grant Awarded | April 2015

We have helped fund Bickleigh Stables with their first aid training for staff and volunteers

7th April 2015

Grant Awarded | April 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation awarded Nutkins Pre-School a grant from our Training Fund.

1st April 2015

Grant Awarded | April 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation awards Churches Together in Plymouth a Training grant to go towards an international training conference in Pretoria, South Africa.

11th March 2015

Grant Awarded | March 2015

Plymouth Drake Foundation are pleased to provide Memory Matters with a grant from our Plymouth Training Fund for a unique training opportunity.

18th February 2015

Grant Awarded | February 2015

We awarded Playbox with a grant from our Councillor Community Fund.

16th February 2015

Grant Awarded | February 2015

We awarded Plymouth Underwater Hockey Club a grant from our Councillor Community Fund.

9th February 2015

Grants Awarded | February 2015

We have awarded 3 grants to Plymouth Organisations from our RNRMC fund.

30th January 2015

Grant Awarded | January 2015

We awarded Stoke Damerel Parish Centre £500 from our Plymouth Drake Foundation Named Fund held in partnership with Devon Community Foundation

26th January 2015

Grant Awarded | January 2015

Pride in Plymouth were awarded a grant from our Plymouth Training Fund

15th January 2015

Grant Awarded | December 2014

Plymouth Training Fund awarded to Horizon's.

3rd December 2014

Grant Awarded | November 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to Plymouth Underwater Hockey Club.

2nd December 2014

Grant Awarded | November 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to Plymouth and Devon Schools Sailing Association

14th November 2014

Summer Grants Round 2014

This summer saw 6 grants given out to Plymouth Community Groups from our Endowment Fund held with Devon Community Foundation

16th October 2014

Grant Awarded | October 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to Plymstock Albion Oaks RFC

3rd October 2014

Grant Awarded | October 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to StoryJug

30th September 2014

Grant Awarded | September 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to the Tectona Trust

6th September 2014

Grant Awarded | September 2014

Plymouth Training Fund awarded the Oasis Project.

31st August 2014

Grant Awarded | August 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to Plymouth University Athletics Club

9th August 2014

Grant Awarded | August 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to the Royal Naval Royal Marine Swimming Club

24th June 2014

Grant Awarded

On Saturday 7th June we visited the Royal Naval and Royal Marines Swimming Club to formally present them with their grant of £2,000

10th May 2014

Grant Awarded | May 2014

Plymouth Training Fund Awarded a grant to New 4 You Youth Group

4th April 2014

Grant Awarded | April 2014

Plymouth Training Fund awarded a grant to Pride in Plymouth

13th March 2014

Grant Awarded | March 2014

Plymouth Training Fund grant awarded to the Pilgrimaires

2nd February 2014

Grant Awarded

The Plymouth Drake Foundation in partnership with Devon Community Foundation gave a grant of £2,000 to Plymouth Street Pastors, more information inside...

16th January 2014

Grant Awarded

The Plymouth Drake Foundation in partnership with Devon Community Foundation gave a grant of £3,000 to The Alzheimer's Society.

16th October 2013

Grant Awarded

On behalf of the RNRMC the Plymouth Drake Foundation gave a grant of £3,000 to Jack 'N' Jill's childcare centre in Plymstock. Click the block for more information...

1st June 2018

Imagine Fund | Grants available soon

Our Imagine Fund has now closed for grants

7th April 2016

Youth Hardship Fund | We need your help!

How the Youth Hardship Fund has helped young people in Plymouth

17th November 2015

Plymouth Training Fund | Available now

Grant Opportunity to help towards Training Costs

1st November 2015

Youth Hardship Fund | November 2014

Plymouth Drake Foundation and the Zone have been working in partnership to deliver the Youth Hardship Fund in Plymouth. Find out more >>

30th March 2015

Youth Hardship Fund Featured in The Herald| April 2015

Supported over 600 young people in Plymouth and is looking to do a lot more.

20th January 2015

Youth Hardship Fund Report | January 2015

Follow the link to read the latest facts and figures from our Youth Hardship Fund

7th January 2015

Volunteers Needed | January 2015

Do you like planning events? Can you help Plymouth Drake Foundation create exciting events that will become part of the cities yearly events calendar?

17th December 2014

Fundraising in December 2014

December has seen almost £1,000 come in to our Charity from various events. Thank You!

29th October 2014

How Can Business Support Us?

This fundraising guide highlights how local businesses can support Plymouth Drake Foundation

20th October 2014

Celebration and Awards Night 2014

It is finally here | After a short delay you can now follow the link and read about the fantastic event held on 24th September 2014

18th October 2014

Award Winners | Celebration and Awards Night 2014

Who were the winner of the Plymouth Drake Foundation's Spirit of Community Award 2014?

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