Publicising Your Grant

If you are successful in receiving an HIWCF grant, we would really appreciate your support in publicising this information through your marketing. This helps to raise the profile of our Community Foundation and will encourage other groups to apply for funding.

We enjoy seeing any publicity materials related to your HIWCF grant that you may have featured in, so please do copy us in.  As per the conditions of your grant, please ensure that any publicity directly relating to the project funded acknowledges HIWCF where possible.


We really appreciate you sharing your photographs with us, as they demonstrate your work so brilliantly. We have put together a Photography Guide which we hope is of use to you when you are sending your photos in to us.


Please do send us a quotation about your grant, explaining how the funding will help your organisation to make a difference to your beneficiaries.

Using the HIWCF Logo

The HIWCF logo should, if possible, be used in all marketing and publicity materials for the project and resources for which you have received funding (including leaflets, flyers, annual reports, website and social media).

In addition, for some HIWCF grants, we may also require you to use the donor’s logo on all your marketing and publicity materials. Please check with if you require further clarification on this.

Download HIWCF Logo File

Please download our HIWCF logo here: HIWCF Logos Zip File, containing various file formats that should suit your requirements for use on a variety of marketing materials.

Social Media

If you would like to share social media posts about your grant, please share these with us on the details below, so that we can help spread the word about the great work you are doing. If you have videos that demonstrate your work and how HIWCF grants are helping your beneficiaries, please send the original video files to for inclusion on our HIWCF YouTube channel.

Press Releases

We also ask that you please acknowledge your HIWCF grant in press releases or when speaking to reporters or journalists, and we are happy to provide a quotation for these purposes. If you are issuing a media release you may use the following information about HIWCF:

  • The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) is an independent charitable trust established to inspire local giving for local need. The Community Foundation works both with donors who want to give something back to their local communities and voluntary groups providing vital services for local people. Companies, individuals, families and trusts can establish a fund with the Foundation, which supports a growing programme of grant-making to communities. HIWCF is part of a national network of 46 Community Foundations, one of the fastest growing philanthropic movements in the UK.
  • For more information about the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation, applying for a grant or supporting the Foundation’s work, please visit