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BCF Release Final Vital Signs Summary Reports

BCF Release Final Vital Signs Summary Reports

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] is observing “Community Foundation Week” with the release of its final Vital Signs Summary Reports. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] is observing “Community Foundation Week” with the release of its final Vital Signs Summary Reports. As in years past, participating community... Read more of this article

BCF Announces 100% Board Certification

BCF Announces 100% Board Certification

Board and staff members of the Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] have been fully certified after completing a series of international training modules. “We are dedicated to ensuring continual growth and development of the BCF team,” says Board Chair Michael Schrum. “The quality of our work depends on being informed and educated on the latest... Read more of this article

BCF Vital Signs Conversation Summary Reports

BCF Vital Signs Conversation Summary Reports

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF]  has marked “Community Foundation Week” with the release of five Vital Signs® Summary Reports. “Last week, the BCF joined more than 1000 community foundations around the world in observing the occasion, which is designed to raise awareness about the increasingly important role these philanthropic... Read more of this article

BCF Launches Red Flags Bermuda Website

BCF Launches Red Flags Bermuda Website

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] has launched RedFlagsBermuda.org, a new web-based resource for parents, caregivers and community members who have concerns about a child’s well-being. A spokesperson said, “The Red Flags Bermuda website provides key development markers of healthy childhood development and a comprehensive listing of local... Read more of this article

$1 Million Marshall Family Fund For Football

$1 Million Marshall Family Fund For Football

“A new $1 million fund seeks to help Bermuda’s football players achieve their best,” the Bermuda Community Foundation announced today, with the newly launched Charles E. and Lesley Marshall Family Fund fund focused on the future of Bermuda’s football. The fund will be making grants before the start of the new season, and the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bermuda Community Foundation Annual Report

Bermuda Community Foundation Annual Report

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] provided support to 99 not-for-profit programmes, facilitated 263 grants, and made donations totaling $1.3 million as part of its 2016/2017 programming, according to its annual report. A spokesperson said, “In its latest annual report, the Foundation notes that it has also developed a customised quality of... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Youth Debate & Community Forum

2 Hour Video: Youth Debate & Community Forum

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] is holding a Showcase Youth Debate and Community Discussion on income inequality this evening [Nov 27] with international author Chuck Collins. His book, “Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good”, takes a close and... Read more of this article

BCF To Host Discussions On Income Inequality

BCF To Host Discussions On Income Inequality

International author Chuck Collins, an activist in the field of inequality and the wealth gap, will visit Bermuda for three days next week at the invitation of the Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF]. During his stay he will meet with economists, bankers and philanthropists, as well as experts in the public, private and nonprofit sectors. “We invited... Read more of this article

‘Snapshot Of The Quality Of Life In Bermuda’

‘Snapshot Of The Quality Of Life In Bermuda’

31% of residents feel uncomfortable or out of place some or all of the time because of their skin colour or race, 5%  feel uncomfortable or out of place some or all of the time because of their sexual orientation, 38% agree that healthcare in Bermuda is affordable, and 47% believe the economy of Bermuda is now better than it was in the year previous. These... Read more of this article

Community Foundation Awards $480K In Grants

Community Foundation Awards $480K In Grants

The Bermuda Community Foundation’s [BCF] Board of Directors has made grants of $480,000 to 43 nonprofit organisations. The disbursements, from seven donor funds, represent the BCF’s final grants for the 2016 fiscal year. In the field of community improvement and capacity building, BCF ratified $135,000 in grants to deliver para-transit services;... Read more of this article

BCF Receives Quality Accreditation Designation

BCF Receives Quality Accreditation Designation

The Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF] has been awarded top marks for its performance by the United Kingdom’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence, UKCF Quality Accreditation Programme [QA3]. The programme establishes legal, ethical, and effective practices for community foundations everywhere. Although the BCF was launched just three years... Read more of this article

$1.5 Million Granted To Community Organisations

$1.5 Million Granted To Community Organisations

Close to $1.5 million has been granted over the past year to organisations working in the community, according to the second annual update from the Bermuda Community Foundation [BCF]. The BCF was launched in February 2014 with a mandate “to create an enduring source of funds forever dedicated to the good of Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “In... Read more of this article

Racial Dynamics In Bermuda In The 21st Century

Racial Dynamics In Bermuda In The 21st Century

A new report —  “Racial Dynamics in Bermuda in the 21st Century: Progress and Challenges” — has been released, with the report one of several outcomes of the Aspen-Bermuda Partnership on Racial Equity, a collaboration between more than 60 individuals representing Bermuda’s community and researchers from the Aspen Institute Roundtable... Read more of this article