Policy change for a better society

Through our strategic partners, placement scheme and very occasional one-off grants, we promote policy change by funding projects that inform discussion and influence public policy. Our aim is to produce lasting change in the North East by empowering communities and reducing social deprivation.

MHF News

IPPR North celebrates 10 years

IPPR North launches its ‘State of the North’ report.

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Making stronger policy work

MHF’s scheme to place bright voluntary sector workers with highly accomplished policy making organisations has arranged its second placement with IPPR North. The new fellow is Sarah Smart who currently works with Newcastle City of Sanctuary

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We have now closed the Foundation’s Open Grants Programme although the Trustees may from time to time decide to invest in interesting or potentially effective ideas that they or the Trust Manager come across.

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