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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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Tall Ships Youth Trust

March 2017 | Awarded: £2,500

To fund 10 places for disadvantaged/disabled young people from Milton Keynes on a voyage. They will provide 10 young people a unique and exciting residential learning environment, to allow them to develop independent living skills, along with work based and community skills.

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Bletchley Old Peoples' Welfare Committee

March 2017 | Awarded: £1070

To fund new double glazed doors for the centre that are wide enough for wheelchair access with a low threshold to allow wheelchairs and mobile scooters access.

Milton Keynes Arts Centre

March 2017 | Awarded: £4,600

To fund Milton Keynes Arts Centre’s ‘New Art, New Ideas’ which will provide support and mentoring that is crucial for developing a successful career within the creative sector. The aim is also to raise awareness in the students of the role they can play in the development of Milton ...

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Milton Keynes Islamic Art Heritage and Culture Organisation

March 2017 | Awarded: £5,000

To fund the hire of marquees, staging, the provision of art workshops for people with disabilities and the hire of an outdoor demo kitchen at the Art in the Park Cultural Festival. The event will create greater cultural understanding, overcoming barriers being faced by certain communities.

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The Willow Project MK

March 2017 | Awarded: £1,200

To fund the creation of leaflets and flyers to spread awareness and to create a local Support group to encourage survivors of sibling sexual abuse to come forward and help those who have already come forward. To also install a helpline and advertise in local papers to spread the word.

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Clean Slate Church

March 2017 | Awarded: £1,200

To contribute to the cost of food, kitchen supplies and Easter eggs for up to 500 guests for a three course meal on Good Friday. The meal is for anyone looking for friendship, but primarily aimed at single parent families, low income families, the homeless & the elderly.

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Thames Valley Partnership

March 2017 | Awarded: £2,420

To continue and consolidate the work of the Family Matters Service in Milton Keynes. The families of those sent to prison are often the unrecognised secondary victims of crime and face complex problems, TVP works to raise the profile of issues faced by families in these circumstances.

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Ride High Limited

March 2017 | Awarded: £30,000

To part fund a Chief operating Officer for Ride High for one year. Ride High is a local charity that helps to transform the lives of Milton Keynes’ most disadvantaged children by teaching them to ride and care for horses.

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Stony Stratford in Bloom

March 2017 | Awarded: £200

To fund pots, hanging baskets and other plants to enable children of all backgrounds from Stony Stratford and Fullers Slade to plant them, in order to foster pride in their neighbourhoods in MK50.

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