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Virgin Money Foundation open for applications

14 Aug 2015 | Hugh Radojev

The Virgin Money Foundation announced its first round of funding earlier this week, worth £2m in the next year, but has been criticised for not being more generous to the North East by an MP for Newcastle upon Tyne.

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