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Grants Made 2014

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid
Clare College Cambridge towards high-quality audio recording equipment £ 10,000
Word of Life Leeds towards a p/t Arts and Development Manager £ 9,000
Clapton Common Boys Club, London towards books to support the creation of a Reading Buddies Library £ 7,500
Royal Welch Fusilier Museum Trust, Caernarfon towards equipment and resources to support the education programme £ 7,500
Eden-Rose Coppice Trust, Suffolk towards expanding the outdoor education programme for young people with special educational needs £ 7,500
Holy Family Church, Gravesend towards improvements to the Church Hall £ 7,500
Melos Sinfonia, London towards the 2014/15 programme £ 7,500
Medway Volunteer Centre, Gillingham to cover the salary of the p/t Manager £ 7,000
17th Reigate (St Joseph's) Scout Group, Redhill towards building costs for a new Scout Hut £ 6,500
Concord Youth Music (Concord Drum & Bugle Corps), Sheffield towards instrument costs £ 6,000
One-Eighty Ltd, Oxford to cover rent for 13/14 £ 6,000
Park Farm ACYP Centre, St Helens towards the new £11.5K administrative position in order to free up development staff time £ 6,000
Two's Company (Theatre) Limited, London towards help with production costs and an educational outreach programme £ 6,000
Centrestage Communities Ltd, Kilmarnock towards a summer school project to stage Starlight Express £ 6,000
1st Mid Suffolk Boys' Brigade Company, Stowmarket towards the replacement of the hall roof £ 5,000
3TFM Community Radio, Saltcoats towards a digital broadcasting system £ 5,000
4th Dovercourt Sea Scout Group, Harwich towards purchasing a rigid inflatable boat £ 5,000
Bethel Health and Healing Network, Birmingham towards the Doula Project from April 2014 £ 5,000
Bray & Holyport Scout Group towards a new headquarters building for use by scouts and community groups £ 5,000
Castle Morpeth Disability Association, Morpeth towards the 'One Stop Shop' £ 5,000
Christ Church Bath towards the restoration of the church bells £ 5,000
Connects & Co, Norwich towards the Project Worker salary £ 5,000
Dagenham Bangladeshi Women & Children's Association towards the project developing unemployed women's IT and business skills £ 5,000
Dawdon Youth & Community Centre, Seaham towards core costs for 2014 £ 5,000
English National Ballet School Ltd., London towards commissioning for the summer showcase £ 5,000
ENTRAIDE (Mutual Aid), Birmingham towards core costs £ 5,000
Excelsior Trust, Norwich towards the refurbishment and refitting of Excelsior £ 5,000
Folkestone Early Years Resource Project towards the £10.6K Welfare and Debt Advisor salary £ 5,000
Kingussie Community Development Company towards match funding for the mitigating environmental work that will allow the Community Hydro Project to go ahead £ 5,000
Lichfield Talking Newspaper Association towards media players and equipment to expand service to Gwent and Stevenage £ 5,000
Lifeworks Staffordshire, Newcastle-Under-Lyme to cover the cost of the user led Community Computers project £ 5,000
Macclesfield Barnaby Festival towards the salary of the new part-time Festival Coordinator £ 5,000
Meadowgreen Foundation, Troon towards expanding the community centre £ 5,000
Mid Northumberland Explore Scouts, Alnwick towards a new minibus £ 5,000
North Tyneside Guide Association, North Shields towards internal work required to complete the new outdoor centre £ 5,000
Oblique Arts, Cambridge towards the salary of part-time administrator £ 5,000
Pathfield Special School Parents, Teachers Friends Association, Barnstaple towards refurbishment of the school's hydrotherapy pool £ 5,000
Porch Project, Suffolk towards the Youth Work Coordinator post £ 5,000
Real Life Parenting, London to cover transport provision for the Saturday Club £ 5,000
Roundabout Preschool, Somerton towards a new purpose built timber framed building £ 5,000
Seaham Unit 299 of the Sea Cadet Corps towards the purchase of a portable classroom £ 5,000
Sleat & Strath Amateur Recreational Football Club, Broadford towards the redevelopment and extension of the Broadford Playing Field £ 5,000
Sound Affairs, Cardiff towards the production and tour of a new score for chamber orchestra to play alongside screenings of Jean Epstein's 1928 silent cinema classic, "The Fall of the House of Usher" £ 5,000
Special Educational Needs Families Support Group Ltd, Manchester towards the refurbishment of new premises in Salford £ 5,000
St Cuthbert's Church, Sheffield towards the £50.4K cost of works to the floor of the church space as part of a wider building project to improve community facilities £ 5,000
St Mary's Star of the Sea, Catholic Church, Largs towards building a new community hall £ 5,000
St Saviours Community Centre, Folkestone towards core costs for the year beginning April 2014 £ 5,000
Starlight Music Academy, London towards ongoing costs £ 5,000
Swimbridge Village Hall Committee, Barnstaple towards renovation costs of the 70 yr old hall £ 5,000
Thatcham (Old Bluecoat School) Charity, Reading towards phase 1 of renovations to the Grade 1 listed building known as the Old Bluecoat School to widen community use £ 5,000
The London Centre for International Storytelling towards a portable performance space called 'The Fabularium' designed for performance storytelling touring £ 5,000
Youth Lyric, Crossgar towards the Youth Lyric 5 Festival 2014 £ 5,000
22nd (Hillmorton) Rugby Scout Group towards a new HQ to replace the current unsafe hut £ 5,000
Centre for Performance Research Ltd, Aberystwyth towards the 25th anniversary edition of 'Giving Voice' the CPR international festival of the voice £ 5,000
Coaching Inside and Out, Stockport towards the £38K delivery of life coaching to prisoners at Styal Women's Prison £ 5,000
Company Paradiso, Shoreham-by-Sea towards an intergenerational workshop and broadcast arts project £ 5,000
Curry Rivel Village Hall, Langport towards refurbishing the kitchen area as part of improvements to the village hall £ 5,000
Debenham Community Swimming Pool, Suffolk towards building costs for a new community swimming pool £ 5,000
Deptford Action Group for the Elderly, London towards a volunteer support worker/charity shop manager £ 5,000
Desford Colliery Band, Coalville towards new brass instruments, a Bb Bass and Bb Baritone £ 5,000
Dingle Multi Agency Centre, Liverpool towards staffing costs and maintaining the volunteer programme £ 5,000
Doxford Youth Project, Cramlington towards a part time youth worker to deliver The Beat mobile outreach project for young people £ 5,000
Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum, Heathhall towards purchasing land necessary to expand the museum £ 5,000
Farming Life Centre, Buxton towards the Centre Manager's salary at this charity providing support to disadvantaged rural and farming communities £ 5,000
Feeny Community Association Limited towards first year running costs for a new community centre (including rent, heat & light, insurance & staff) £ 5,000
Finsbury and Clerkenwell Volunteers, London towards ongoing costs of this befriending service £ 5,000
Friends of Magdalen Green, Dundee towards improving the play park at this public green £ 5,000
Friends of the Moot Hall Charitable Trust, Bicknacre towards an education programme £ 5,000
Future Skills Training, Battersea Rise towards the salary of the Project Manager for the youth cafe £ 5,000
Gorran Haven Memorial Village Hall, St. Austell towards extending and improving the kitchen to provide better facilities for the local community and additional income from function hire £ 5,000
Greater Walker Community Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne towards core costs to this charity which offers support and care to older people £ 5,000
Hawksworth Older People Support Services (HOPs) Ltd, Leeds towards the final phase of refurbishment to the community building £ 5,000
Include Foundation, Sheffield towards the voluntary coach development programme £ 5,000
Inverbrena Community Association, Strangford towards replacing the heating system £ 5,000
Kincardine & Deeside Befriending, Stonehaven towards annual running costs £ 5,000
Long Eaton Art Room towards renovations at the Old Lace Factory - their new home £ 5,000
Orchard Community Playgroup, Limavady towards staffing for the afternoon playcare session £ 5,000
Read Easy UK, Moreton-in-Marsh towards the regional support scheme for illiterate adults £ 5,000
Scarborough Shopmobility towards the purchase of new mobility scooters £ 5,000
Shetland Moving Image Archive Group, Sandwick towards commissioning a content management system and website £ 5,000
Southwark Community Education Council, London towards three educational schemes supporting children from 11 state primary schools in the borough £ 5,000
Spring Bank Community Association, Hull towards salary costs for the Centre Manager/ Coordinator £ 5,000
St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal, London to support homeless people in Central London £ 5,000
Stokesby Village Hall, Great Yarmouth towards the village hall roof £ 5,000
Talk Matters, Dunfermline towards core costs of this Fife based counselling service £ 5,000
Thame Players Theatre Company towards the theatre refurbishment £ 5,000
Time Norfolk, Norwich towards ongoing costs of this charity providing support following pregnancy loss or infant death £ 5,000
TramShed Theatre Company, Blackpool towards £25.5K inclusive theatre project resulting in performances in July 2015 £ 5,000
Walton Community Library towards core costs £ 5,000
STARS Children's Bereavement Services, Trumpington towards a family support counsellor £ 4,800
Body Positive North East Ltd, Newcastle towards core costs £ 4,500
MED Theatre, Nr Newton Abbot towards core costs £ 4,500
Silk Willoughby Village Hall Management Committee, Sleaford towards completing internal renovations; improving insulation and adding new lighting £ 4,500
Merseyside Refugee Support Network, Liverpool towards the Refugee Advocacy and Integration Project £ 4,300
Camp Cando Organisation, Billericay towards holiday accommodation costs for young adults with special needs £ 4,000
Minnie's Friends, Loughborough towards freezers £ 4,000
Norton Canes Community Partnership, Staffs to cover a training programme for disadvantaged members of the local community £ 4,000
Sea-Change Projects Ltd, Mayland towards the £54K bursary scheme £ 4,000
Families in Care, Whitley Bay towards running costs for this charity which provides support for birth families involved in child protection services £ 4,000
PLC Activities Club, Prescot towards core costs of this charity providing activities for the local community £ 4,000
Shropham Village Hall towards equipment for the new kitchen to support community activities £ 4,000
Community Reach, Carlisle to cover 1 part-time community worker salary £ 3,500
Turton Memorial Hall, Newark towards equipment for the new village hall £ 3,500
West Chadsmoor Family Centre, Cannock towards the 2013/14 core costs of this Staffordshire based charity providing education and support for parents £ 3,500
Manor Community Transport, Sheffield towards volunteer training and expenses £ 3,500
New Hope Ashton, Ashton-under-Lyne towards running costs of this charity providing support for those who suffer from homelessness, drug and alcohol addiction and extreme poverty £ 3,500
Stockwell Skills Network, London to scale up the Community Skill-sharing project, delivered by mothers for other parents in Lambeth £ 3,500
4th Aldershot W.E.B.S. Scout Group towards improvements to the HQ £ 3,000
Accessible Coach Holidays, Exmouth towards respite breaks for people with a Physical Disability and their partner/carer £ 3,000
Bringing Words to Life Limited, Blaydon towards core costs £ 3,000
Cann Bridge School Fund, Plymouth towards music sessions for children with special needs £ 3,000
Eccles Community Hall Organisation, Salford towards the general costs of the community facility £ 3,000
GrowTH, London towards salaries of 2 staff at this homeless hostel in Shadwell, East London £ 3,000
Hope Initiatives (Shrewsbury) to cover 4 months rent £ 3,000
Mirehouse Community Centre Association, Whitehaven towards the core costs of this organisation whilst plans for sustainability are developed £ 3,000
Seven Dials Trust, London towards the £39.3K cost of up-dating a key document of this trust working to conserve the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden £ 3,000
Stepping Out, Downend towards the relationship skills project £ 3,000
Tibthorpe Village Hall Committee towards improvements to the village hall £ 3,000
Warley Gateway Club, Tamworth to cover minibus costs for 2014 £ 3,000
Zebra Access, Wolverhampton towards a training initiative at Deaffest £ 3,000
Basildon Community Resource Centre towards core costs £ 3,000
Birmingham Care Group towards fitness classes at this day centre for elderly and vulnerable adults £ 3,000
Downpatrick Group Scouting Ireland towards the p/t Cleaner and Development Officer posts £ 3,000
Hungate Medieval Art, Norwich towards core costs of this interpretation centre in Norwich £ 3,000
Oasis Community Project - East Hastings to cover six months core costs providing support for the local community £ 3,000
Ruddi's Retreat, Linthwaite towards core costs of this charity providing holidays for familes affected by childhood cancer and other life threatening illnesses £ 3,000
Takeover Radio Children's Media Trust, Leicester towards core costs of this professional radio station which is broadcast by and to children and young people £ 3,000
Valeways Ltd, Barry towards ongoing cost of encouraging use of the public footpath network in the Vale of Glamorgan £ 3,000
Vine Trust of St Mary's Laiserdyke, Bradford towards new windows in the older community building £ 3,000
Welsh Chamber Orchestra Ltd, Bridgend towards chamber orchestra concerts to children free of charge £ 3,000
Whixley and District Community Cricket towards toilet facilities for the new pavilion £ 3,000
Driffield and District Skate and BMX Park Ltd towards a replacement portacabin £ 2,600
Chadwell Heath Community Centre, Romford towards furniture and kitchen equipment for the new community centre £ 2,500
Chapter House Choir, Harrogate towards a new commission to be performed as part of the Tour de France Grand Depart cultural festival 2014 £ 2,500
Mount St Catherine's Out of School Club, Armagh towards core funding for 2014/15 £ 2,500
Royal Buckley Town Band towards repairs and renovation of the Band Room £ 2,500
SplashFit, Derby to cover 3 months activity £ 2,500
Stanley Burrough's Almshouses, Leicestershire towards improving the heating system at four almhouses in Leicestershire £ 2,500
British Deaf History Society, Warrington towards security equipment and cataloguing software in order to meet accreditation requirements £ 2,500
Champions Fun Learning Centre, Bristol towards expanding afterschool support to another deprived area of Bristol £ 2,500
Citadel Arts Group, Edinburgh towards intergenerational workshops to develop a play about WWI £ 2,500
Ladywell Neighbourhood Network towards the 2014/15 core costs of this charity providing support to the local community £ 2,500
Little Actors Theatre Company, Neston towards ongoing activities £ 2,500
Llandovery YMCA towards upgrading the toilets £ 2,500
Trimley St Martin Memorial Hall towards furniture and equipment for the new community centre £ 2,500
Pelton Fell Community Partnership to cover sessional staff delivering youth work at this village community centre £ 2,400
BETA - Basic Education & Training for Adults, Wigan towards core costs £ 2,000
Connaught Opera, London to cover 6 concerts in Greater London to reach frail elderly people £ 2,000
Disability Action Group (North Dorset), Blandford towards running costs £ 2,000
Heads Together, Jedburgh towards an arts, music and crafts class for people with brain injuries £ 2,000
Lenton Health and Wholeness Project, Nottingham towards the core cost for Tommys Lunch Club for local community £ 2,000
Rhythms of Life, London towards core costs £ 2,000
Wellingborough & District Talking Newspaper towards moving the studio to cheaper premises £ 2,000
1st Mile Oak Sea Scout Group, Tamworth towards a new floor £ 2,000
BD4 Community Trust, Bradford towards the BD4 Family Project £ 2,000
Bishop's Own Scout Group, Wrexham towards replacement camping equipment £ 2,000
Durham Singers to cover £2K shortfall for annual £8.5K cathedral concert £ 2,000
Eastbourne Bird Aid Ltd, Hailsham towards recruiting more volunteers £ 2,000
Happy Kids, London towards the 'Project I Love to Control' summer playscheme for BME children in Hackney £ 2,000
Hearth Centre (Horsley) Ltd towards running costs of this community centre and artist's studios £ 2,000
Mid Border Community Arts Ltd, Presteigne to cover theatre performances and workshops for children and young people £ 2,000
Youth Dreams (Selsey) Limited towards ongoing costs of providing youth support and activities £ 2,000
Thai Boxing Community Centre, Croydon towards the upgrading of ping pong equipment £ 1,500
Winchester Poetry Festival towards the school and community engagement programme £ 1,500
Christ Church Bath towards the final £10K shortfall in funding for the restoration of the bells £ 1,000
Radio Bronglais, Aberystwyth towards core costs at this hospital radio station £ 1,000
Total: 166 items £ 693,100