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Milton Keynes Christian Foundation

October 2018 | Awarded: £1323

To fund the training of young people to learn vocational, employability and life and social skills through growing fruit, vegetables and plants and looking after small animals at the Urb Farm in Wolverton.

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Igbo Union Milton Keynes

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a Christmas event to tackle isolation and also to promote integration with the Igbo/Nigerian community in Milton Keynes. The event offers the opportunity for people to meet and enjoy food and dance, while the children can meet Santa and receive presents.

Worktree

October 2018 | Awarded: £1476

To fund a 6 week careers workshop for young offenders at Oakhill Secure training centre. The workshop will see 30 employers from a diverse range of businesses, who will talk about their own career paths and introduced the attendees to occupations that they may not have thought about before.

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Kids Cancer Charity

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To help fund week-long holiday breaks in mobile homes on the Welsh coast for families from Milton Keynes with children and teenagers with cancer. The break will offer a chance for families to spend quality time together in an environment where they can relax.

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Empower4Success

October 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund an employability workshop for young people aged 16 – 24 from within Milton Keynes. The workshop will improve attendee’s knowledge, skill set and also help to increase their self-confidence which will help them get into further education or college.

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Friends of the Caribbean

September 2018 | Awarded: £15000

To fund a tutoring programme for English, Maths and Science, with the aim of improving scholastic performance within the black ethnic minorities and disadvantaged students in Milton Keynes. The mentoring will increase opportunities for them to broaden their horizons.

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Shenley Christian Fellowship

September 2018 | Awarded: £1254

To fund the expanding work of a families worker, which will help add an additional weekly session to their parent and toddler group. The group prevents social exclusion by providing a place where the parents can meet up while their children play.

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Carers Trust Thames

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund monthly social inclusion groups for people who are struggling with social isolation and their carers. The groups will be offered in a variety of settings to suit everyone, and supported by staff and volunteers.

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Local Media Initiatives CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £1400

To fund a series of events to celebrate Black History Month in October, including an art exhibition, music and a food and fashion premiere.

Alfie James Productions

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the 'Blitz and tell' Community Project, which will involve weekly workshops exploring what life was like in the home front during the Second World War using performance skills.

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund free weekly sessions of outdoor activities around habitat management and creation to improve health and well being at the intu MK Green Gym.

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Happy Days Children's Charity

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund an educational trip to Warwick Castle, for children from Milton Keynes with special needs. The trip offers an opportunity for the children to socialise with their peers, while also promoting their social and educational benefit.

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