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Grants Made 2020

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid Region
SPACE towards core costs (to support the additional staff costs of providing both venue-based and online services, whilst receiving reduced income over the coming months) £ 10,000 England - East
The Kinetic Science Foundation to cover teacher resource science kits £ 8,500 England - East
Alumah Charitable Incorporated Organisation to meet rising demand and increased referrals to the service due to Covid 19 over the next twelve months £ 7,500 England - East
Ridgewell Village Hall towards hall improvement works £ 7,000 England - East
Watersprite Film Festival towards Speech to Text Transcription and other disability access provision at Watersprite Film Festival £ 6,000 England - East
BASICS Essex Accident Rescue Service to fund the purchase of Video Laryngoscopes and Blades and towards general costs £ 5,000 England - East
Clacton Sea Cadets towards a portable classroom £ 5,000 England - East
Hour Community towards the Worry Tree Cafe activities for one year from April 2020 £ 5,000 England - East
Young People Taking Action a general donation towards costs until year end August 2021 £ 5,000 England - East
CanalAbility towards the costs of a remodelled service in response to COVID-19 £ 4,000 England - East
1st Blofield & Brundall Sea Scout Group towards replacing the quay heading at the Group's waterbase (where all water activities take place) £ 3,000 England - East
Disability Huntingdonshire towards core costs over the next 12 months to enable staff to continue to support people with disabilities in Huntingdonshire and South Cambridgeshire (including virtual support) £ 3,000 England - East
North Norfolk Astronomy Society towards a trailer and portable equipment £ 2,000 England - East
Beeston Rylands Community Association towards the recruitment of a temporary P/T Area Development Officer to offer increasing support to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting a sustainable transition out of lockdown £ 5,000 England - East Midlands
Arthritis Support Leicestershire towards ongoing costs over the next twelve months (including online classes and telephone support) £ 4,000 England - East Midlands
Open Minds towards the ongoing activities of Open Mind during the year end March 2021 to support isolated disabled people, including virtual support activities £ 3,000 England - East Midlands
Relate Chesterfield and North Derbyshire towards core funding of this counselling service in yearend March 2021 £ 3,000 England - East Midlands
Bestwood Advice Centre towards updating the case management system £ 2,300 England - East Midlands
Emmanuel Coffee Shop towards the core costs of the community cafe over 12 months £ 2,000 England - East Midlands
Opera Prelude towards core funding in 2020 and to secure match funding £ 10,000 England - England - South East
Earls Court Youth Club towards the junior club for kids (years 6 to 8) £ 10,000 England - London
School Ground Sounds towards implementing an IT platform for monitoring and evaluation  £ 8,000 England - London
Family and Friends of Risley towards purchase of laptops to support access to digital education resources £ 7,500 England - London
Advice Support Knowledge Information towards ongoing delivery of digital activities and support for isolated older people during the year £ 6,000 England - London
Care in Mind as an unrestricted donation to support the work of the charity during the year end March 2021 £ 5,000 England - London
Chain Reaction Theatre Company towards core funding for yearend March 2021 including support of certain activity and measures during the lockdown period providing support and stability critical for vulnerable users £ 5,000 England - London
Community Empowerment and Support Initiatives (CESI-UK) to cover laptops and accessories to enable continued support to vulnerable elderly Gurkhas in LB Greenwich £ 5,000 England - London
Croydon Foodbank towards core costs in yearend April 2021 £ 5,000 England - London
Depaul UK towards Nightstop London's work supporting the homeless £ 5,000 England - London
Ingestre Road Community Centre towards continuing food delivery support for the vulnerable and elderly in the area during the pandemic £ 5,000 England - London
London Football Journeys toward running costs in 2020/21 £ 5,000 England - London
New Horizon Youth Centre towards the charity's work supporting the homeless £ 5,000 England - London
The Connection at St Martin-In-The-Fields towards the charity's work supporting the homeless £ 5,000 England - London
The Hypermobility Syndromes Association towards core costs of providing remote support for patients living with hypermobility syndrome or joint hypermobility syndrome until year end October 2021 £ 5,000 England - London
The Mill@Coppermill towards core costs of this volunteer-led community hub during yearend 31 March 2021 £ 5,000 England - London
The W11 Children's Opera Trust towards a virtual opera production project £ 5,000 England - London
Vallance Community Sports Association towards ongoing costs of delivering sports and physical activities for young people in LB Tower Hamlets over the next 12 months including online classes £ 5,000 England - London
Autism Voice ongoing activity during yearend May 2020 £ 4,000 England - London
Hornafrik Integration Projects towards the ongoing costs over 12 months of delivering training and skills development in LB Tower Hamlets £ 4,000 England - London
London Saz School towards the core costs of the music school over the next 12 months £ 4,000 England - London
Healthy Generations towards ongoing activities and support for isolated and older people in North London £ 3,500 England - London
Brandon Carrside Youth and Community Project towards ongoing youth work during the yearend December 2020 £ 10,000 England - North East
The Soundroom Community Music Project to cover the part-time Youth and Community Manager during yearend December 2020 £ 6,000 England - North East
1338 (Seaham) Squadron ATC to cover COVID safety measures and IT equipment £ 5,000 England - North East
Summerhouse Village Hall towards the roof repairs £ 5,000 England - North East
Throckley Community Hall towards equipment/resources/cleaning to ensure the safe reopening of the building during the pandemic £ 5,000 England - North East
Escape Intervention Services towards core costs in 2020/21 for this charity which promotes and protects the physical and mental health of local young people £ 5,000 England - North East
Springfield Community Association (North Tyneside) towards the main hall refurbishment £ 4,000 England - North East
Building Self Belief CIO towards office furniture and equipment £ 3,000 England - North East
Hartlepower to fund equipment to resource hire spaces in the centre  £ 1,500 England - North East
9th Heywood (St. Michael's) Scout Group towards the Scout Hut HQ rebuild £ 10,000 England - North West
Pavilion Preschool Aigburth towards the outdoor play area at the preschool in order to meet the educational needs of the children and meet COVID 19 recommendations on increased outdoor time £ 9,700 England - North West
The Copperdale Trust (United Estates of Wythenshawe) towards core costs of this charity directly supporting the community on the large Wythenshawe housing estate during the year end March 2021 £ 7,500 England - North West
Dingle Multi Agency Centre towards activities and core costs of Toxteth Town Hall Community Resource Centre during the year end March 2021 £ 7,000 England - North West
The Marple Band towards updating equipment, musical score library and purchase of uniforms £ 5,800 England - North West
Burnley Boys and Girls Club towards core costs over the next 12 months £ 5,000 England - North West
CreateBolton towards the 'Boltones' - a musical group for people with disabilities and learning difficulties £ 5,000 England - North West
Halton Community Association towards the refurbishment of the building to create disabled access and improved facilities £ 5,000 England - North West
Personal Success towards core costs of providing adult education courses in South Liverpool during the year end November 2020 £ 4,000 England - North West
Families United (Warrington) towards part time fundraising position for 12 months £ 3,000 England - North West
Lancashire Youth Challenge towards the Our Place in the World coaching and mentoring programme during yearend December 2020 £ 3,000 England - North West
The Family Forge as a general donation for this charity who offer support services and activities for asylum seekers and refugees £ 3,000 England - North West
Autism Networks towards the ongoing costs of supporting young people on the Autistic Spectrum and their families during the year end April 2021 £ 2,500 England - North West
Refocus Project towards 'Reaching Out' - an early intervention project targeting young people at risk of becoming involved in crime £ 10,000 England - South East
Quest for Learning towards core costs for 2020/21 £ 8,000 England - South East
Medway Volunteer Centre towards core costs (specifically the salary costs of a 'Tackling Loneliness Co-ordinator) during the year end March 2021 £ 7,500 England - South East
Tuppenny Barn Education towards core costs in 2019/20 of this charity delivering educational programmes about growing, cookery and healthy eating £ 7,500 England - South East
Braintree Youth Project Charity towards the work of the youth project £ 5,000 England - South East
Cherwell Theatre Company towards core costs (staffing for 2020/21) £ 5,000 England - South East
Chiltern Arts towards the Passion Prevail Festival in 2020 £ 5,000 England - South East
Little Green Pig towards core costs of continuing creative writing activity with children and young people over 12 months £ 5,000 England - South East
Say Aphasia towards annual running costs of the charity supporting those affected by Aphasia £ 5,000 England - South East
St Mungo Community Housing Organisation towards the charity's work supporting the homeless £ 5,000 England - South East
The Isle of Wight Bus and Coach Museum towards the digitalisation of archives and a new social display area £ 5,000 England - South East
Theatre Nation towards a new touring production of Waiting for Godot £ 5,000 England - South East
Girlguiding Epsom Division towards internal fixtures and fittings as part of a new lodge build £ 4,000 England - South East
Medway Watersports Trust towards core costs over the next 12 months £ 4,000 England - South East
Freely Fruity towards costs to buy equipment to expand the food production for the community allotment £ 3,000 England - South East
Clean Slate towards the Freedom Programme, courses for victims of domestic abuse until year end October 2021 £ 2,000 England - South East
The Rude Mechanical Theatre Company towards artistic and creative costs in 2020 £ 2,000 England - South East
CYCALL to purchase a Dragon Fly adapted Trike for pandemic adapted cycling sessions £ 1,300 England - South East
Champions Fun Learning Centre to develop a complete online interactive classroom £ 8,000 England - South West
Godolphin Cross Community Association towards works to create accessible toilets/baby changing facilities £ 7,000 England - South West
Unite Carers in Mid Devon towards core costs in 2020/21 for this charity which supports carers £ 6,000 England - South West
Bus Stop Club towards delivering new Management of Anxiety and Trauma 1:1 coaching sessions during year one £ 5,500 England - South West
Dorset Parent Infant Partnership towards the ongoing cost of supporting vulnerable families with parenting over the next 12 months, including online sessions £ 5,000 England - South West
Friends of The Vigilance towards the restoration and preservation of The Vigilance £ 5,000 England - South West
Home-Start Torridge and North Devon towards core costs over 12 months of this support service for disadvantaged families £ 5,000 England - South West
Kingsbridge Area Foodbank towards running costs to support the Kingsbridge foodbank £ 5,000 England - South West
SAMEE towards ongoing costs over the next 12 months £ 5,000 England - South West
Somerford Alliance Resource Centre towards core expenditure over 12 months due to the impact of Covid-19 £ 5,000 England - South West
The Beaminster Museum Trust towards building work £ 5,000 England - South West
Townsend Youth Partnership towards core costs over the next 12 months £ 5,000 England - South West
Wrong Shoes Theatre Company towards core costs during the yearend December 2020 £ 5,000 England - South West
Care Home Volunteers towards core costs in yearend 5 April 2021 of charity reducing loneliness and isolation among care home residents £ 5,000 England - South West
Kernow Positive Support towards core costs over 12 months for this chairty who suppor those newly diagnosed with, and people living with HIV £ 5,000 England - South West
Safe and Sound Dorset as an unrestricted grant to support the work of the charity during the year end March 2021 £ 5,000 England - South West
Magic Carpet (Exeter) towards the continuation and expansion of arts activities for people with mental health problems  £ 4,500 England - South West
Active and in Touch Frome towards ongoing costs during yearend March 2021 £ 4,000 England - South West
Dorchester Youth and Community Centre towards core costs of the youth support charity which is offering virtual activities over the next 12 months  £ 4,000 England - South West
Friends of Stour Connect towards Life is for Living, a social cafe and support service for people living with dementia and their families/carers during the yearend December 2020 £ 4,000 England - South West
Prodigal Bikes towards ongoing costs during 2020 £ 3,500 England - South West
Dorchester and West Dorset District Scout Council towards internal fittings for scout hut £ 3,000 England - South West
Phoenix Enterprises (Swindon) towards fixed overheads until the social enterprise supporting adults with mental health problems and learning disabilities can restart £ 3,000 England - South West
Churches Together in Penzance Area towards a new storage unit for the food bank £ 2,000 England - South West
Mylor Sailability towards core costs of this charity which provides sailing activities/training for people with disabilities £ 2,000 England - South West
Radio Lollipop UK as a general contribution to the volunteer radio charity for children in Bristol  £ 2,000 England - South West
Ripples of Compassion towards the Bereavement Therapy Support Service during the yearend December 2020 for parents who have experienced the death of a child £ 2,000 England - South West
Omega, The National Association For End of Life Care the Chatterbox Telephone Befriending Programme over twelve months £ 10,000 England - West Midlands
Chell Heath Residents Association towards supporting the most vulnerable in the community through the COVID 19 pandemic during yearend January 2021 £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Community Voluntary Action Ledbury and District towards core funding in yearend March 2021 £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Deaf World towards core costs over the next 12 months £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
House of Bread towards the caseworker salary in 2020/21 £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Outreach and Community Action Project towards fit out costs for the performing arts school's new home £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Warwickshire Social Inclusion Partnership towards the salary of a F/T senior support worker over six months £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
WeLoveCarers towards providing counselling support for unpaid carers over 12 months £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Willenhall Chart Trust towards the core costs of running the community centre during the yearend March 2021 £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Worcester Festival a general contributuion towards costs during 2020 £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Bilston Peoples Centre towards core costs over the next 12 months for this charity who work in partnership with the local authority and schools, referral agencies and advice organisations £ 5,000 England - West Midlands
Dinedor Village Hall towards improvements to the main hall £ 3,500 England - West Midlands
Sawiyan towards core costs in 2020/21 for this charity who promotes social inclusion for people who are migrants, refugees and asylum seekers   £ 3,000 England - West Midlands
Centrepoint Christian Church for equipment to allow advice and guidance services to be carried out in a COVID-safe environment and an employability course to be delivered online  £ 2,500 England - West Midlands
Hope ESOL CIO towards resources to deliver ESOL services during 2020/21 £ 6,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Alive and Kicking Theatre Company towards expanding the schools programme £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Arch-Way Project towards core costs of this mental health charity £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Northern Opera Group towards costs over the next 12 months £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Samaritans of Harrogate and District towards core costs over 12 months £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
The Almscliffe Hall towards the tennis courts/Multi-Use Games Area development project £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
The Snappy Trust to support ongoing costs and loss of revenue due to COVID-19 over 12 months £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
The Green Team towards core costs in yearend March 2021 for this charity who work with the elderly and people with disabilities offerinng opportunities, training courses and work experience through the provision of a gardening maintenance service £ 5,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Rudston Playing Field towards replacing a grass tennis court with a carpet court £ 4,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Kirkby Malham Parish Hall Committee towards phase two of the Kirkby Malham Parish Hall kitchen refurbishment programme £ 3,000 England - Yorkshire & Humberside
Shapeshifter Productions towards core costs over the next 12 months for the charity which has developed a remote digital singing service for the benefit and well-being of older people in care homes and social housing £ 9,600 England Country Wide
Getting on Board towards core development costs in 2020/21 to allow this organisation (which supports local charities to find and recruit trustees) to expand its reach £ 5,000 England Country Wide
Fighting Words Belfast towards core costs to support the charity as they adapt their activities (face-face to online) and transition to an operationally independent company during the year end March 2021 £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
Stage Beyond Theatre Company towards staging Prince Hamlet of Derry and delivery of theatre and education workshops £ 5,000 Northern Ireland
Belfast And Lisburn Community Project towards running costs for 12 months £ 4,000 Northern Ireland
Maiden City Soccer Academy towards portable lighting to enable year-round use of football facilities £ 4,000 Northern Ireland
Portrush Community Playgroup towards core costs during yearend March 2021 £ 4,000 Northern Ireland
Larne Wellbeing Hub towards core costs for the yearend March 2021 offering mental health support including virtual support due to pandemic £ 3,700 Northern Ireland
School Employer Connections to cover four laptops to support remote working for staff £ 2,800 Northern Ireland
Macosquin Village Community Association towards core costs over the next 12 months £ 1,000 Northern Ireland
Broughty Ferry YMCA towards improving accessibility across the main building £ 6,000 Scotland
Cuillin FM Ltd (trading as Radio Skye) towards urgent repairs to the main mast £ 6,000 Scotland
7th Perthshire Scout Group (Methven) towards the purchase and upgrade of the Scout Group's base, the former St Columba's Church £ 5,000 Scotland
Abused Men in Scotland towards ongoing activity during yearend December 2020 of this organisation supporting male victims of domestic abuse £ 5,000 Scotland
Gorebridge Opportunities towards core work of delivering youth services as an online service in light of the Covid-19 restrictions (usually drop-in and activities) during the year end March 2021 £ 5,000 Scotland
Kettins Parish Hall towards a new community facility £ 5,000 Scotland
Leslie Baptist Church towards phase one works to the church buildings to improve access and expand activities for the wider community £ 5,000 Scotland
Levenmouth Foodbank Community Support Project towards running costs of the foodbank until year end September 2021 £ 5,000 Scotland
Newton Stewart Museum towards repairing the Museum roof £ 5,000 Scotland
Stromness Church Of Scotland: Orkney towards improving and updating the church and hall premises £ 5,000 Scotland
Sunrise Partnership SCIO as an unrestricted grant towards the work of the charity helping children and young people cope with loss, change and bereavement in a healthy and positive way until year end July 2021 £ 5,000 Scotland
BE United towards core salary costs over 12 months for this arts and cultural charity that aims to celebrate Afrocentric excellence £ 5,000 Scotland
Castle Loch Lochmaben Community Trust towards the project manager's salary £ 5,000 Scotland
Collydean Community Centre building renovations to make the centre fully accessible £ 5,000 Scotland
Glasgow Girls FC towards core costs over the next 12 month period £ 4,500 Scotland
Bridge Community Project towards core costs during yearend December 2020 £ 4,000 Scotland
The LGS Community Trust to cover PPE and equipment to enable the community centre to open safely to the public and tenants £ 4,000 Scotland
Bill Russell Woodburn Youth Project to cover the shortfall in 2020 for running costs of the youth club and the bike workshop £ 3,500 Scotland
CAMPLE LINE towards the ongoing costs of the arts organisation serving a rural community in yearend December 2020 £ 3,500 Scotland
Absolute Classics SCIO towards the concert and masterclass programme in 2020 which has been revised for online delivery during pandemic £ 3,000 Scotland
Cranhill Parish Church of Scotland towards community outreach over the next 12 months (including contribution to salary of Family Worker) £ 3,000 Scotland
Dalrymple Community Landscape Project a general donation towards activities £ 3,000 Scotland
Dirliebane Theatre Company towards a revised programme of high quality artistic work to reach children and young people across Scotland within a new working environment with schools and families due to the pandemic £ 3,000 Scotland
Kishorn Community Trust towards reinstating Kishorn Play Area in the village of Achintraid £ 3,000 Scotland
RH Youth Organisation towards ongoing costs during 2021 £ 3,000 Scotland
North Kelvin Meadow Campaign towards core costs of the charity which manages meadowland in the centre of Glasgow until yearend October 2021 £ 2,500 Scotland
Safari (SCIO) towards core costs over 12 months for this charity who deliver creative activities for vulnerable people  £ 2,500 Scotland
Glasgow Eagles Sports Club towards core costs during the yearend April 2021 £ 2,000 Scotland
Assembly Theatre Limited towards the artist fees for Big HeART Busk performances of comedy, monologues, poetry, dance, clowning, music, and visual artists in September 2020 £ 1,500 Scotland
Ayr Music Club towards an enhanced advertising programme  £ 1,500 Scotland
45th Glasgow 2nd Kirkintilloch Scout Group to purchase equipment for individual activity packs for all young people to allow them participate in the programme virtually £ 1,000 Scotland
Project No 1 towards providing ongoing support and information to people involved in trafficking and sexual exploitation during the year end March 2021 £ 1,000 Scotland
Achalasia Action as a general donation towards the work of the new charity for a rare condition (Achalasia) over the next 12 months £ 6,300 U.K. Multiple Countries
What? Why? Children in Hospital towards a project supplying Tablets with hospital videos to reduce anxiety in children at four hospitals £ 5,000 U.K. Multiple Countries
Help Musicians UK ongoing general hardship funding programmes in response to the Covid 19 crisis  £ 10,000 U.K. Wide
King's College London to support the Life Lines project which aims to supply every ICU in the UK with adapted computer tablets to keep Intensive Care patients in touch with their families  £ 10,000 U.K. Wide
The National Brain Appeal towards the annual art programme, A Letter in Mind, including the cost of developing a virtual exhibition and expanded web capability due to the continuing effects of COVID-19 £ 10,000 U.K. Wide
Societi Foundation towards the creation of a Children's and Young People's Online Information Portal about Kawasaki Disease £ 9,100 U.K. Wide
Centrepoint Soho towards the charity's work supporting the homeless £ 5,000 U.K. Wide
ISAAC UK Ltd towards ongoing costs to continue supporting people with communication disabilities over twelve months £ 5,000 U.K. Wide
Puppet Place Trust towards stabilisation, critical artist support and the reintroduction of the public engagement programme £ 5,000 U.K. Wide
TASTELIFEUK towards core delivery of work adapted due to COVID-19 over the next 12 months £ 3,000 U.K. Wide
Winchester Poetry Festival towards the Poetry Ambassadors mentorship programme in 2021 £ 3,000 U.K. Wide
Mid Powys Youth Theatre towards a new part-time Artistic Director/Strategic Development Director post over one year (April 2020 to April 2021) £ 9,000 Wales
Llanfyllin Dolydd Building Preservation Trust towards structural work as phase 1 of full restoration of the Master's House, the central hub of the Workhouse £ 8,000 Wales
Parkfields Community Centre towards core costs £ 6,000 Wales
Canolfan Cynghori Bro Ddyfi Advice Centre towards core running costs during the year end May 2021 £ 5,000 Wales
Carmarthen Youth Project to continue to develop youth work service after lock-down eases £ 5,000 Wales
Ifton Colliery Band towards core costs during year end December 2020 £ 5,000 Wales
Milford Haven Unit 564 of the Sea Cadet Corps towards the kitchen refurbishment  £ 5,000 Wales
One Life Autism Support Group towards running costs during yearend March 2021 £ 5,000 Wales
Sistema Cymru - Codi'r To towards new technical equipment to allow for online teaching of the Sistema Cymru -Codi’r To music programme £ 5,000 Wales
The FAN Charity towards core work of facilitating FAN (friends and neighbours) groups  £ 5,000 Wales
Ty Gwyn Summer PlayScheme towards the 2020 summer holiday play scheme for children with complex needs £ 5,000 Wales
Llangadog Community Centre as a general contribution towards core costs in yearend December 2020 and refurbishing the Community Centre £ 4,000 Wales
Neuadd Bentref Llanddona Village Hall towards equipment for the new hall £ 3,500 Wales
Llansteffan Sports Club towards purchasing a new tractor and trailed mower £ 3,000 Wales
1st Bassaleg Scout Group towards extending the building facitilities £ 2,500 Wales
Canolfan Gymdeithasol Llanbedr towards a parking area for the refurbished community centre £ 2,000 Wales
Cylch Meithrin Llangyndeyrn towards core costs of the Welsh medium early years provision  £ 2,000 Wales
FFIN Dance towards core costs £ 2,000 Wales
Total: 203 items £ 973,100