We are a Guernsey charity, established in 2010, dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Bailiwick, especially for those most in need.

We do this by making grants, encouraging philanthropic giving, conducting research, and undertaking projects that promote social welfare.

About the Foundation

We give grants, carry out research, and act as an advisor and consultee to Government. We work with charities, the States of Guernsey and local businesses to ensure that improvements to our quality of life are enjoyed by everyone.

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The Guernsey Community Foundation LBG (“Foundation”) is a company limited by guarantee incorporated and registered in Guernsey on 23 April 2010 (Registration No. 51805). It is a non cellular company within the meaning of section 2(1)(c) of the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 as amended and a company limited by guarantee within the meaning of the section 2(2)(a)(ii) of the Companies (Guernsey) Law 2008 as amended.

The Guernsey Community Foundation LBG was registered with the Income Tax Office as a registered charity on 19th July 2010.

Principal Objectives

The principal objectives of the Foundation are to promote philanthropy and charitable giving, primarily within the Bailiwick of Guernsey, and to bring about real improvements to the community and the lives of the people most in need provided always that Foundation’s activities shall be conducted exclusively for the purposes of charity as such expression is defined in section 40(k) of The Income Tax (Guernsey) Law 1975 as amended.

Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the overall day to day management of the Foundation and is responsible for its governance and strategic direction, ensuring its objectives and programmes are in accordance with its Memorandum and Articles of Association. Financial and legal responsibility for the operation of the Foundation is shared amongst the directors. Corporate governance of the Foundation is overseen by a designated director.

Company Secretary

The Board has appointed a company secretary whose main duties are maintaining the statutory books, recording board decisions and dealing with other legal and statutory requirements. The Company Secretary is also responsible for ensuring good corporate governance in conjunction with the designated director.

Employment opportunities

Please contact us to find out about employment opportunities.