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Grants awarded October 2017

November 10, 2017 5:42 pm Published by

Trustees awarded grants to the following organisations at the October board meeting:

Conservation

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) – £20,000 towards Overseas Conservation Travel Bursaries

Youth Opportunities

  • Tall Ships Youth Trust – £50,000 towards core costs
  • UK Youth – £100,000 over 2 years towards core funding
  • Step Together Volunteering- £45,000 over 3 years towards the Overcoming Adversity Bristol project
  • Countryside Learning – £60,000 over 2 years towards the Connect to the Countryside project
  • Debate Mate – £105,000 over 3 years towards Life skills for disadvantaged pupils
  • MAP – £27,295 towards the Horizons programme for 11-19 year olds
  • Pro Bono Economics – £5,000 towards Blueprint for Impact: Adventure Leadership
  • YCT – £15,000 towards Parent and Child Therapy
  • First Give – £60,000 over 2 years towards First Give in Wales
  • National Literacy Trust – £72,664 over 2 years towards the Early Words Together project with EAL families
  • Sport 4 Life UK – £40,000 over 2 years towards Birmingham NEETS Project
  • Groundwork North Wales – £31,348 towards Open Minds, Open Spaces
  • ThinkForward UK – £30,000 towards ThinkForward in Nottingham
  • Villiers Park Educational Trust – £105,000 over 3 years towards Scholars Programme in Norfolk
  • Wild things! – £22,390 towards Wild things! Young Leaders
  • Trelya – £32,000 towards the Realising Ambition Project
  • Grit – £22,560 towards the Newhaven Fusion: community transformation programme
  • Kidscape – £25,000 towards the ZAP assertiveness training

Preservation

  • National Churches Trust – £275,000 over 3 years towards restoration and community grants 2018-20
  • Fulham Palace Trust – £15,000 towards a Bricklayer Apprenticeship at Fulham Palace
  • Carlisle Cathedral Development Trust – £50,000 towards the Bringing Untold Stories to Life – The Fratry project

Africa

  • David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation – £314 towards the Murchison Project

General Welfare

  • Independence at Home – £25,000 towards equipment grants and home adaptations for older people
  • The Foundation Years Trust – £36,568 towards the Early Explorers project
  • Care Network Cambridgeshire – £28,545 towards Establishing Services in Peterborough
  • Prison Advice and Care Trust – £70,000 over 2 years towards the resettlement of imprisoned women
  • aBandofBrothers – £27,000 towards ABOB ‘quest cycles’ in 2017/18