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Grants Made 2016

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
Kilmarnock Road Children & Young People Family Resource Centre Limited, Hartlepool towards a new part time Development Manager £ 10,000 England, North East
Sussex Community Foundation, West Sussex towards completing the Education Centre building at Tuppenny Barn which will increase income and self-sustainability £ 10,000 England, South East
Urras Eachdraidh Uibhist a'Deas, Isle of South Uist towards building an extension to the original museum complex £ 10,000 Scotland
Bridge Homelessness to Hope, Stoughton towards a second co-ordinator to expand the mentoring project £ 7,000 England, East Midlands
Bridgend Valleys Railway Company, Pontycymer towards components needed to reinstate the Gawr Valley Line and apply for certification to run a passenger service £ 7,000 Wales
Exmouth Unit 395 of the Sea Cadet Corps, Budleigh Salterton towards a new building for the Sea Cadets and the wider community £ 6,000 England, South West
Amy's House, Handsworth towards launching Molly's Mates, a life skills programme for young adults with disabilities £ 6,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
RAMS NI (Limited), Belfast towards treatments for 100 economically disadvantaged MS sufferers and their carers £ 6,000 Northern Ireland
Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team, Munlochy towards the construction of a base at Dingwall £ 6,000 Scotland
The FASD Trust, Oxford towards ongoing costs £ 5,000 England
Midshires Search and Rescue Organisation, Ampthill towards converting a new van into an incident control vehicle £ 5,000 England, East
Sheringham and District Sports Association towards works to provide disabled access to the sports facilities £ 5,000 England, East
Aln Valley Railway Trust, Alnwick towards a sewerage system to enable the creation of public toilets £ 5,000 England, North East
35th South West Cheshire (Wistaston) Scout Group, Crewe towards phase 1 of the project to build a new scout hut £ 5,000 England, North West
Antony Dale Trust, Brighton towards the inaugural exhibition at the Secret Garden £ 5,000 England, South East
Hands and Gillingham Volunteer Centre towards the Befriending Scheme and the Community Friendship Group £ 5,000 England, South East
Croscombe Village Hall towards a kitchen extension and accessible toilets £ 5,000 England, South West
Magic Carpet, Exeter towards a new part time project worker and related costs £ 5,000 England, South West
Stand Against Violence, Taunton towards employing a full time Educational Lead to support the delivery of the workshop programme to schools £ 5,000 England, South West
Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford towards setting up a volunteers programme £ 5,000 England, South West
W.O.T.S Project, Sandleheath towards the ongoing costs of providing activities on a double-decker bus for rural communities £ 5,000 England, South West
1871 (Rugeley) Squadron Air Training Corps towards ICT equipment to train young cadets (12-20 yr olds) and for operational activity £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Friends of Castle Wood School, Coventry towards a four-week summer scheme for children with special educational needs £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Friends of Queen's Croft Community School, Lichfield towards audio visual equipment for the new sensory suite £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Northpoint Church, Bell Green towards purchasing a new van and updating the minibus to support the food service for the homeless and low income families £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Stourbridge and District Scout Council towards improvements to provide a more suitable, environmentally friendly building £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Worcester CASH Community Advice & Support towards ongoing costs of this charity providing financial advice for disadvantaged people £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Grimethorpe Activity Zone (GAZ) towards increased activities for young people £ 5,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Huddersfield Support Group for Autism towards the summer playscheme £ 5,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
St Mary the Virgin Church, Strensall towards rebuilding a larger church hall £ 5,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Enagh Youth Forum, Strathfoyle towards ongoing costs £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
MAC (NI), Rostrevor towards setting up the new Mourne Park activities for young people with autistic spectrum disorder £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
Maghera Historical Society, Londonderry towards ongoing costs £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
Stage Beyond Theatre Company, Londonderry towards a full stage production of Rashomon £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
Company Chordelia, Glasgow towards core costs in 2016/17 £ 5,000 Scotland
Kirkmichael Trust, Dingwall towards the Kirkmichael (Black Isle) Heritage Centre project £ 5,000 Scotland
North Kelvin Sports Development Group, Glasgow towards sustaining the post of the Volunteer Co-ordinator £ 5,000 Scotland
Bridgend YMCA towards extending the hours of the Development Worker to set up more youth projects at the YMCA £ 5,000 Wales
Cwm Community Action Group, Betws y Coed towards phase 1 of the Snowdonia Slate Trail project (way marking and creating trail) £ 5,000 Wales
Making Music Changing Lives, Cardiff towards the cost of providing tuition in classical music to children living in deprived areas of Cardiff, Ely and Caerau £ 5,000 Wales
North Norfolk Exhibition Project, North Walsham towards the Cley 16 contemporary arts exhibition £ 4,000 England, East
Gateshead Older People's Assembly towards the salary of the Development Manager £ 4,000 England, North East
St Barnabas' Church, Bournmoor, Houghton-le-Spring towards renovating the community hall roof £ 4,000 England, North East
Merseyside Somali and Community Association, Toxteth towards core costs £ 4,000 England, North West
Epilepsy Lifestyle, Eastbourne towards nighttime monitors for epilepsy patients £ 4,000 England, South East
ESTEEM, Shoreham to cover a shortfall in funds for the year end March 2016 £ 4,000 England, South East
Garforth Brass, Leeds to cover the purchase of 15 instruments for the new training band £ 4,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Goathland Community Hub & Sports Pavilion, Whitby towards the building of a new community hub £ 4,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Down Right Brilliant, Newry towards expanding activities on offer to children with Down's Syndrome £ 4,000 Northern Ireland
Carron Connect Partnership, Langlees towards ongoing costs of providing activities for older members of the community £ 4,000 Scotland
Monmouthshire Meadows Group towards the purchase of Kingcoed Meadows £ 4,000 Wales
Britannia Aircraft Preservation Trust, Lewes towards the restoration and preservation of a Bristol aircraft and its related history on the original grounds of Speke airport £ 3,500 England, North West
3rd Newbury Scout Group, Shaw towards building a new den £ 3,500 England, South East
Children Heard and Seen, Oxford towards an intensive education programme in partnership with Oxforshire Fire and Rescue Service £ 3,500 England, South East
Bearpark Community Association towards ongoing costs of the arts workshop for adults with learning disabilities £ 3,000 England, North East
Annabelle's Challenge, Bury towards ongoing work £ 3,000 England, North West
PATINA, Lewes towards the 'Moving On' annual Lewes Festival £ 3,000 England, South East
Bucks Cross Village Hall, Bideford towards an extension to the village hall £ 3,000 England, South West
Church House Crowcombe, Taunton towards the external fabric conservation of this community venue £ 3,000 England, South West
Scrubditch Care Farm, Cirencester towards 2 existing full time staff members' salary costs and expand the project for adults with learning disabilities to 25 participants £ 3,000 England, South West
Belfast Eagle Sea Cadets, Belfast towards a new safety boat £ 3,000 Ireland
4 Arts - Make a Difference, Dunfermline towards ongoing costs £ 3,000 Scotland
Laurencekirk Scout Group towards refurbishment of the scout hut toilet and cloakroom £ 3,000 Scotland
Friends of Harlow Cricket Club, Old Harlow towards the installation of a cricket safety cage and artificial surface £ 2,500 England, East
Leigh Folk Festival Association, Leigh-on-Sea towards the 2016 festival £ 2,500 England, East
Tweedway Hall Community Association, Romford towards the cost of play equipment for 48 weeks of stay and play sessions £ 2,500 England, East
Macclesfield Community Artspace, Cheshire towards core costs £ 2,500 England, North West
Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, Blackburn towards ongoing work £ 2,500 England, North West
Sussex Traditions, Arundel towards the production of a searchable catalogue and database, initially of 4,000 items relating to Sussex folk songs £ 2,500 England, South East
Asha, Stoke on Trent towards 10 replacement computers and volunteer expenses for the homework clubs £ 2,500 England, West Midlands
Sikh Nari Manch UK, Erdington towards running costs of the jobs club and computer club £ 2,500 England, West Midlands
St Catherine's, Tugford PCC, Craven Arms towards urgent repairs at this small rural church to facilitate community use £ 2,500 England, West Midlands
St Columba Playgroup, Paisley towards the annual running costs of the playgroup £ 2,500 Scotland
Welshpool Community Transport, Leighton towards taxi tokens for people with mobility issues living in rural Powys £ 2,500 Wales
Filby Playing Field towards equipment for the new community centre £ 2,000 England, East
After18, Leicester towards the ongoing costs of providing support to unaccompanied children refugees once they have turned 18 £ 2,000 England, East Midlands
Minerva Arts, Upton towards the new youth theatre group in rural Malpas £ 2,000 England, North West
Berkhamsted Under Fives Group towards running the twice weekly drop in group supporting 17 families with a total of 21 children £ 2,000 England, South East
Ironbridge Brass Band Festival, Telford towards additional youth workshops prior to the Brass Band annual festival at the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site £ 2,000 England, West Midlands
Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit, Banff towards new safety equipment £ 2,000 Scotland
St George's Church (Church Hall) Cwmparc towards refurbishing the church hall kitchen £ 2,000 Wales
Winchester Chamber Music Festival Trust towards general running costs of the April 2016 Winchester Chamber Music Festival £ 1,500 England, South East
Special Needs Adventure Playground, Calderwood towards enabling children with special needs from low income families to partake in the summer holiday programme £ 1,500 Scotland
Mid Herts Raynet Group, Ware towards replacing the mobile communication unit £ 1,000 England, East
Movement for All, Newthorpe towards taking part in the Big Dance in 2016 £ 1,000 England, East Midlands
Doncaster Conversation Club towards ongoing costs in 2016 £ 1,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Grimsby and Cleethorpes Unit 162 of the Sea Cadet Corps towards purchasing a boat and trailer £ 1,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Total: 87 items £ 353,000