About Us

The Jersey Community Foundation is a philanthropic charity established in 2020 to connect people who care with causes that matter, inspiring local giving for local needs. We work with donors who want to give something back to their local community and voluntary groups providing vital services for local people and disadvantaged individuals.

JCF helps generous individuals, families, organisations, trusts and foundations establish their own charitable fund with the Foundation, to support the causes that mean the most to them in the Channel Island of Jersey.

Community Foundations are one of the fastest-growing philanthropic movements globally. They are established, trusted charities that support local communities focusing on the most pressing needs in an area and are committed to making a difference to people’s lives in the places they serve.

Our Vision

To connect people who care with causes that matter.

Our Values

Excellence We strive to achieve excellence in the delivery of our service by exceeding the expectations of both our donors ...

Our Mission

We will be a trusted and effective grant-giver to local charities, voluntary and community groups. We will provide a deliver...

History of Jersey Community Foundation

Established in May 2020, the initial remit of the Jersey Community Foundation (JCF) was to distribute £2 million from the Jersey dormant bank account fund to assist charities supporting the community of Jersey during Covid-19 and its aftermath.

Grateful thanks must go to the Government of Jersey who generously helped JCF get started.

What is a Community Foundation

Founded in the heart of local communities, each Community Foundation is unique, identifying local needs and mobilising local resources.

We work with donors, large and small, to make sure their gift has the greatest impact.

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Meet the team

Anna Terry

Executive Officer

Nick Kershaw

Director and Co-Chair

Heather MacCallum

Director and Co-Chair

Angus Spencer-Nairn

Director

Wendy Hurford MBE

Director

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more about giving with the Jersey Community Foundation, please get in touch.

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