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Grants Made 2016

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
The FASD Trust, Oxford towards ongoing costs £ 5,000 England
Pavement, London towards the costs of producing and distributing, 'The Pavement' magazine and online information for homeless people £ 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
All Saints with St Peter, Luton towards the new Community Allotment Project Coordinator salary for 12 months £ 5,000 England, East
Baylham Parochial Church Council, Ipswich towards instaling a toilet and kitchen in the church £ 5,000 England, East
Harrold Centre, Bedfordshire towards renovating and improving The Harrold Centre £ 5,000 England, East
Lackford Parochial Church Council, Bury St Edmunds towards building work for the church, including constructing a meeting room, a toilet and kitchenette £ 5,000 England, East
Prometheus Orchestra, Aldeburgh towards ongoing costs in 2016/17 and recruiting a marketing assistant £ 5,000 England, East
North Norfolk Exhibition Project, North Walsham towards the Cley 16 contemporary arts exhibition £ 4,000 England, East
Young People March, March towards continuing a Saturday Afternoon Drop In for young people aged 11-20 £ 4,000 England, East
1st Ingrave Scout Group, Brentwood towards the scout hut kitchen £ 3,000 England, East
Shepreth Wildlife Conservation Charity towards running costs of the Hedgehog Hospital £ 3,000 England, East
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
Suffolk Aviation Heritage Group, Highwoods towards running costs £ 2,500 England, East
Filby Playing Field towards equipment for the new community centre £ 2,000 England, East
Yaxley Community Centre towards repairing the access entrance for the community centre £ 1,700 England, East
Mid Herts Raynet Group, Ware towards replacing the mobile communication unit £ 1,000 England, East
Bridge Homelessness to Hope, Stoughton towards a second co-ordinator to expand the mentoring project £ 7,000 England, East Midlands
Desford Colliery Band, Coalville to cover a new flugel horn and one cornet £ 5,000 England, East Midlands
R.E.A.L., Kittering towards the sports programme £ 5,000 England, East Midlands
Belper North Mill Trust, Belper to continue and expand the craft project at the heritage site £ 4,000 England, East Midlands
Lilbourne Village Hall to cover refurbishing the kitchen £ 4,000 England, East Midlands
Radford Visiting Scheme, Nottingham towards ongoing costs in 2016/17 of supporting isolated and vulnerable people £ 3,000 England, East Midlands
Stanton in Peak Village Hall Management Committee, Matlock towards repairs to the village hall to prevent water ingress £ 3,000 England, East Midlands
After18, Leicester towards the ongoing costs of providing support to unaccompanied children refugees once they have turned 18 £ 2,000 England, East Midlands
Movement for All, Newthorpe towards taking part in the Big Dance in 2016 £ 1,000 England, East Midlands
Earl's Court Youth Club, London towards ongoing costs £ 10,000 England, London
Mark Evison Foundation, London towards the part time post of Schools Project Co-ordinator to support the continuation and expansion of the schools award project enabling young people to undertake non curricular challenges £ 10,000 England, London
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery Development Foundation, London towards the 2016 'Letter in Mind' exhibition £ 10,000 England, London
Attic Theatre Company (London), Mitcham towards presenting a production of "Great Expectations" at Merton Arts Space £ 5,000 England, London
Friends of Kensal Rise Library, London towards the renovation of Kensal Rise Community Library £ 5,000 England, London
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal, London towards the St Martin in the Fields Christmas Appeal to support homeless people in Central London £ 5,000 England, London
Stonecrabs Theatre, Deptford towards the Young Directors Theatre Programme £ 5,000 England, London
Rehearsal Orchestra, London towards offering subsidised course places during the 2017 season £ 3,000 England, London
Caris (Islington), London towards the ongoing costs of the homeless shelter in 2017 £ 2,500 England, London
Lewisham Wrestling Club, London towards venue hire in 2016/17 £ 2,500 England, London
Shelter From The Storm, London towards ongoing costs of running the homeless shelter in 2017 £ 2,500 England, London
Grove Toddler Group, London towards the running costs of the play group £ 1,000 England, London
Kilmarnock Road Children & Young People Family Resource Centre Limited, Hartlepool towards a new part time Development Manager £ 10,000 England, North East
Aln Valley Railway Trust, Alnwick towards a sewerage system to enable the creation of public toilets £ 5,000 England, North East
Hartlepool Bereavement Service towards core costs £ 5,000 England, North East
Helping Hands For You, Redcar towards core costs for the charity which supports older people in Redcar £ 5,000 England, North East
National Victims Association, Jarrow towards activities during year end March 2017 £ 5,000 England, North East
Pendower Good Neighbour Project, Newcastle Upon Tyne towards core costs £ 5,000 England, North 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
Bearpark Community Association towards ongoing costs of the arts workshop for adults with learning disabilities £ 3,000 England, North East
Hearth Centre (Horsley), Northumberland towards insulation and warm proofing of the community centre £ 2,000 England, North East
Trinity Methodist Church, Middlesborough towards new stage equipment £ 2,000 England, North East
Hale Village Hall, Widnes towards disabled access works as part of rebuild project £ 10,000 England, North West
Pemberton Old Wigan Brass Band towards structural works as part of a project to improve the band's new premises £ 7,000 England, North West
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
Debt Advice Network, Cheshire towards setting up a new construction industry training programme and test centre £ 5,000 England, North West
Skerton Community Association, Lancaster towards core costs in 2017 £ 5,000 England, North West
Team Oasis, Toxteth to cover one camera and associated equipment for a new film making and photography programme £ 5,000 England, North West
Viking Centre & Youth Club, Birkenhead to supply sessional youth workers though a contracted provider from the beginning of 2017 for 9 months £ 4,500 England, North West
Merseyside Somali and Community Association, Toxteth towards core costs £ 4,000 England, North West
The Leyland Project, London towards running costs for the two community centres £ 4,000 England, North West
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
Wigan Flashes Conservation and Community Group towards the development of a volunteer group to manage an area of woodland £ 3,500 England, North West
Rock-Currock Youth Project, Carlisle towards school lunch clubs and holiday provision £ 3,100 England, North West
Annabelle's Challenge, Bury towards ongoing work £ 3,000 England, North West
All Hallows Church, Cheadle towards upgrading the kitchen facilities £ 3,000 England, North West
Macclesfield Community Artspace, Cheshire towards core costs £ 2,500 England, North West
Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, Blackburn towards ongoing work £ 2,500 England, North West
Minerva Arts, Upton towards the new youth theatre group in rural Malpas £ 2,000 England, North West
Workington Heritage Group towards vertical map cabinets and sleeves for prints £ 2,000 England, North West
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
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
St Luke's Methodist Church Centre Rochester towards building a new external disabled ramp and step to the back door £ 5,000 England, South East
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
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
PATINA, Lewes towards the 'Moving On' annual Lewes Festival £ 3,000 England, South East
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
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
BEAT ROUTES, Slough towards the running costs of the charity providing a creative arts programme and mentoring support for young people aged 13 to 25 years £ 2,000 England, South East
Winchester Chamber Music Festival Trust towards general running costs of the April 2016 Winchester Chamber Music Festival £ 1,500 England, South East
The Katharine House Hospice Trust, Adderbury towards the running costs of the hospice £ 1,000 England, South East
North Devon Environmental Trust, Braunton towards Braunton Countryside Centre capital development £ 7,500 England, South West
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
Sound Waves South West Music and Music Therapy Trust, Cornwall towards continuation of music therapy sessions for 12 severely disabled children £ 5,700 England, South West
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
Bemerton Community, Salisbury towards AV equipment for the newly refurbished community centre £ 5,000 England, South West
Bishops Lydeard Village Hall and Playing Field towards a new permanent stage £ 5,000 England, South West
Lydney Community Centre Ltd to employ a new sessional youth worker £ 5,000 England, South West
On Your Bike (Recycle), Taunton towards staffing and training costs £ 5,000 England, South West
Solent Rescue, Gillingham towards purchasing a new rescue vessel £ 5,000 England, South West
Shaftesbury Trinity Centre Trust, Madjeston to cover installation of an accessible toilet in the community hall £ 4,500 England, South West
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
Brampford Speke Village Hall Trust towards an extension to provide better storage for the village hall £ 2,500 England, South West
Accessible Coach Holidays, Exmouth towards the cost of providing an accessible holiday for disabled people in August 2016 £ 1,500 England, South West
Parochial Church Council, Woolacombe to cover a re-conditioned stairlift for access to the community room £ 1,500 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
Mercian Ability Partnership, Tamworth towards core costs of the organisation which supports people living with disabilities within Tamworth and the surrounding areas of Southern Staffordshire and North Warwickshire £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Stratford Historic Buildings Trust, Shipston-on-Stour towards the restoration and refurbishment of the Grade I listed Old Toll House £ 5,000 England, West Midlands
Madley Environmental Study Centre towards increasing the hours of the Education Officer and printing a marketing leaflet £ 4,500 England, West Midlands
Lower Broadheath Memorial Hall, Worcester towards updating community facilities £ 4,000 England, West Midlands
Birmingham Chinese Society, Digbeth towards expanding the Elders Wellbeing Project £ 3,000 England, West Midlands
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
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
Fields Millennium Green Trust, Birmingham towards the core costs of maintaining this green public space in 2016 £ 1,000 England, West Midlands
Amy's House, Handsworth towards launching Molly's Mates, a life skills programme for young adults with disabilities £ 6,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
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
Spring Bank Community Association, Hull towards the salary of a Manager/Volunteer Trainer/Co-ordinator £ 5,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
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
Access Space Network, Sheffield towards delivering digital creativity workshops for people with autistic spectrum conditions £ 3,500 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
York Neighbours towards running costs in 2016/17 of this charity supporting people aged over 65 £ 3,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Ecclesfield Priory Players towards replacing the theatre windows at this community facility £ 2,500 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Stocksbridge Community Care Group, Sheffield towards the weekly drop-in activity sessions for older people to prevent loneliness and isolation £ 2,500 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Avalunch Community Services, Mexborough towards core running costs of the community meal service £ 2,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
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
Delphi Trust, Sheffield towards the 2016 St Andrew's Music Festival £ 1,000 England, Yorkshire and Humberside
Feeny Community Association Limited towards running costs to support a range of community activities £ 5,000 Ireland
Home-Start Omagh District towards core costs of offering support to young vulnerable families in 2017 and 2018 £ 5,000 Ireland
Pepper Johns Memorial, Killyleagh towards renovating a derelict building to create a community space £ 4,000 Ireland
Mother Goose Playgroup, Balycastle towards the posts of Playgroup Leader and Assistant Leader £ 3,500 Ireland
Belfast Eagle Sea Cadets, Belfast towards a new safety boat £ 3,000 Ireland
Greengables Playgroup, Carrickfergus towards ongoing costs in 2016/17 £ 3,000 Ireland
Greysteel Playgroup, County Derry towards staff salaries £ 3,000 Ireland
REACH Across, L'Derry towards running costs of the youth charity in 2016/17 £ 3,000 Ireland
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Craobh Boirche (Mourne Branch), Newry towards running costs of this charity supporting traditional Irish culture £ 2,000 Ireland
Crow's Nest Community Playgroup, Coleraine towards the shortfall on running costs for 2016/17 to operate the playgroup £ 2,000 Ireland
RAMS NI (Limited), Belfast towards treatments for 100 economically disadvantaged MS sufferers and their carers £ 6,000 Northern Ireland
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
Down Right Brilliant, Newry towards expanding activities on offer to children with Down's Syndrome £ 4,000 Northern Ireland
Urras Eachdraidh Uibhist a'Deas, Isle of South Uist towards building an extension to the original museum complex £ 10,000 Scotland
Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team, Munlochy towards the construction of a base at Dingwall £ 6,000 Scotland
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
Love Learning Scotland, North Lanarkshire towards ongoing costs of the service designed to bridge the gap between social care services and education where no current statutory provision exists £ 5,000 Scotland
Perth Methodist Church towards refurbishment to improve facilities to increase community use £ 5,000 Scotland
Visual Arts Scotland, Musselburgh towards core costs in 2017 £ 5,000 Scotland
Carron Connect Partnership, Langlees towards ongoing costs of providing activities for older members of the community £ 4,000 Scotland
Crookston Community Group towards core costs in 2016/17 £ 4,000 Scotland
Duke Of Edinburgh's Award South Ayrshire Association, Ayr towards IT hardware and development of a new website £ 3,400 Scotland
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
St Ninian's Stay and Play Family Support Group, Dundee towards a new database system for this charity working with vulnerable families £ 3,000 Scotland
Taymara, Newport-on-Tay towards running costs of the sea training charity £ 3,000 Scotland
St Columba Playgroup, Paisley towards the annual running costs of the playgroup £ 2,500 Scotland
Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit, Banff towards new safety equipment £ 2,000 Scotland
Engross Theatre Group, Penicuik towards a new duo of plays to tour to schools £ 2,000 Scotland
Scots Fiddle Festival, Edinburgh towards the  November 2016 festival £ 2,000 Scotland
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
National Heritage Ironwork Trust, Somerset towards the creation of a glossary of heritage ironwork vocabulary for the craft sector to provide a common understanding for all those involved in care and conservation £ 2,000 U. K.
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
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
Canolfan Gymdeithasol Llanbedr, Gwynedd towards refurbishment and expansion of the village hall £ 5,000 Wales
Newport Memorial Hall towards conserving the medieval kiln and creating an educational interpretation area £ 5,000 Wales
St David's Laleston, Laleston towards phase 1 of refurbishing the church hall £ 5,000 Wales
Welsh Chamber Orchestra Ltd, Bridgend towards a tour of work by female composers £ 4,500 Wales
Monmouthshire Meadows Group towards the purchase of Kingcoed Meadows £ 4,000 Wales
Pennard Parish Hall, Parkmill towards a new heating system £ 3,000 Wales
Welshpool Community Transport, Leighton towards taxi tokens for people with mobility issues living in rural Powys £ 2,500 Wales
Bellevue Playgroup Limited, Wrexham towards ongoing costs £ 2,500 Wales
Friends of 10th Barry Guide Group towards repairing the floor and drainage system £ 2,500 Wales
Clwb Plant Llandegfan Kid's Club, Menai Bridge towards IT equipment for use by the after school club and holiday club £ 2,400 Wales
St George's Church (Church Hall) Cwmparc towards refurbishing the church hall kitchen £ 2,000 Wales
Carmel Village Hall towards improvements to the hall £ 2,000 Wales
Briton Ferry Silver Band towards the cost of attending the National Brass Band Competition £ 1,500 Wales
Total: 189 items £ 755,300