The John Lewis Foundation was established in 2007 to benefit communities both within the UK and overseas who produce and source products for John Lewis shops.
The current focus of the Foundation is to invest in disadvantaged communities that support the John Lewis business throughout the world, helping them to acquire the relevant skills required for meaningful employment.
Projects seeking funding should fall into one of the following categories;
- Enabling employment
- Health care/medical facilities
- Family guidance and support
- Personal rehabilitation and counselling
- Affordable accommodation
- Community/recreation amenities
Source: Slough CVS e-bulletin