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Time 4 Autism

March 2017 | Awarded: £200

To organise workshops, trainings, sport and leisure activities in Milton Keynes for children on the autism spectrum and their families.

Milton Keynes Christian Centre

March 2017 | Awarded: £5,000

To fund the purchase of a new disabled access minibus for the Time Out project. Time Out is an over 60s group that meets weekly at MKCC in Oldbrook. Members are often frail, becoming frail or have disabilities, which prevent them accessing our volunteer’s vehicles or a standard minibus.

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National Autistic Society - MK branch

March 2017 | Awarded: £200

To fund family events during half term; Families who have members on the autistic spectrum usually find it difficult to attend ordinary play and activity places. They aim to fund two activity days: A family fun day at Medbourne Pavillion and a Walk in the Woods, exploring outdoor areas.

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Broughton Cycling Group MK50 Cycling Sportive

March 2017 | Awarded: £1,968

To fund a Cycling Sportive Event on the 7th May 2017 for over 400 riders. This cycle event had two routes, one of 50 miles flat to encourage new cyclists and 75 mile hilly to challenge riders. The group also held a free family fun day at the same time.

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Milton Keynes Arts Centre’s New Art, New Ideas

February 2017 | Awarded: £4,600

New Art, New Ideas - a programme of workshops & events delivered by creative sector professionals to MK based students. Students will gain awareness of the role they can play in developing Milton Keynes’ cultural landscape, with particular focus on MK Futures & the city’s bid for European City of Culture.

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MK SNAP 25th Anniversary Celebrations

February 2017 | Awarded: £5,000

To fund a worker to coordinate the 25th Anniversary of MK SNAP, and to mark MK50. The events will pay tribute to the valuable contribution people with learning disabilities have made to our communities, and help to document their often forgotten life experiences and histories.

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Mediation MK

January 2017 | Awarded: £1,250

To fund a programme called 'Young Voices' for young people. This programme will allow individuals and/or families of individuals between the ages of 5 to 25, to have equal access to services which will provide and maintain a positive outcome for their lives.

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Stony Stratford Cricket Club

January 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund the purchase of cricket wicket covers, that are essential in combating the British weather which in turn means more games can take place. The project will also include a water removal machine which is needed to remove rainwater from the covers in order for them to be removed.

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Sports Traider

January 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

Funding towards the purchase of two sports wheelchairs suitable for playing tennis. The group are wanting to provide disabled sports wheel chairs for the local community – they are working with Stony Stratford Tennis Club in particular and want to provide wheelchairs for playing tennis.

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East Bletchley Youth Community Group

January 2017 | Awarded: £90

To fund a trip to an MK Dons match for the youth football group. The youth club provides a safe environment for young people aged 11 - 19 on a Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm.

MK & District Multiple Sclerosis Branch Summer Tea party

January 2017 | Awarded: £618

To fund a summer tea party to celebrate MK50 and create awareness amongst the MS community of accessibility of MK Parks.

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1st Whitehouse Rainbows

January 2017 | Awarded: £300

To help fund the new Rainbow group that will give girls who are moving into the Whitehouse/Fairfield’s areas an opportunity to join the girl guiding community. They welcome girls from all backgrounds and give them a chance to try new things and experience adventure.

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