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The Eddie and Vanessa George Memorial Fund


The Eddie and Vanessa George Memorial Fund supports community projects in Cornwall to train in information technology.

Examples of eligible projects could include after school activities.

Grants range from £250 to £1,000


Case Studies

Funding Dates

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Inspiring Women Network

Inspiring Women Network received £670 funding in 2014 from the Eddie George Memorial Fund towards professional training for women in setting up and running their own website to promote their small businesses.


The Samaritans of Cornwall

The Samaritans of Cornwall at Truro received a laptop computer and £300 to purchase a portable projector from the Eddie George Memorial Fund in 2014. The fund, set up in memory of the late Lord George, supports community projects in Cornwall with information technology.

Lady Vanessa George said “It was a privilege to visit the Samaritan centre in Truro. We were pleased to be able to present them with a much needed laptop computer from the Cornwall Community Foundation. We were given such a warm welcome by dedicated volunteers, and heard about the vital help and advice they are able to give to those who phone or text around the clock in need of support.”

The Eddie and Vanessa George Fund applications will be viewed monthly.


Download generic guidelines

Apply online using the link below. You can return to your online application form as many times as is needed, and save it as you go along. The online application link can also be shared with colleagues, or other parties, if more than one person needs to contribute to the application. Alternatively you can download a hard copy application using the link below.

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> Requests up to £1,000