THE BIG GIVE CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE 2018

November 22, 2018

The Dulverton Trust is participating in the Big Give Christmas Challenge for the third time. This year the six charity partners we are championing and offering match-funding to are: Become, Circle Scotland, Student Hubs, Streetwise Opera, Justlife, and The Enthusiasm Trust. To donate to our partners or see how they’re getting on please click here!

The Christmas Challenge starts at midday on Tuesday 27th November and runs for one week, closing on Tuesday 4th December at midday. During this time donations made to participating charities will be doubled. Please watch the video below to find out more.

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Grants awarded October 2018

November 21, 2018

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

Conservation

Blue Marine Foundation (BLUE) – £34,500 towards baseline mapping of the Solent Oyster Restoration Project

Fields in Trust – £25,000 towards the Green Spaces for Good project

Youth Opportunities

Child Bereavement UK – £25,000 towards supporting bereaved young people in Cheshire

Early Years Scotland – £33,915 towards Stay Play and Learn groups

First Story – £105,000 over 3 years towards South West Writer-in-Residence Projects

ReachOut – £40,000 towards the continuation of ReachOut Club Manchester

Resurgo Trust – £35,000 towards Moving Beyond London: Spear Brighton

Street League – £25,000  towards Street League Football Academy, Manchester

ThinkForward UK – £70,000 over 2 years towards the continuation of ThinkForward in Nottingham

Schoolreaders – £15,000 towards core costs and strategic development

Preservation

Chichester Cathedral Restoration & Development Trust – £42,000 towards Chichester Cathedral Roof Project

Leicester Cathedral Charitable Trust – £8,000 towards preserving Leicester Cathedral’s Old Stonework

National Manuscripts Conservation Trust – £20,000 towards developing skills through manuscript conservation to be spent over 2 years

SAVE Britain’s Heritage – £15,000 towards focused casework in Greater Manchester

Africa

Book Aid International – £27,400 towards The Shared Reading Project, Uganda

General Welfare

Children and Families Across Borders – £40,963 towards post-placement support for vulnerable children in kinship care

Community Money Advice – £30,000 towards core Costs and strategic development

The Cranfield Trust – £105,000 over 3 years towards core funding to support growth

FoodCycle – £95,000 over 3 years towards FoodCycle projects outside of London

Fine Cell Work – £30,000 towards professional crafts training for offenders

Working Chance – £35,000 towards supporting female ex-offenders into employment

Peace and Humanitarian Support

Engineers Without Borders UK – £13,000 towards Engineering flood defences in Kibera, Kenya

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Applications for February 2019 meeting

November 8, 2018

Please note for applications looking to be considered at our next Trustee meeting in February 2019, we would recommend to please submit your online form by the end of November.

For more information on how to apply please click here.