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Grants We Have Awarded

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Shenley Brook End School

September 2018 | Awarded: £15000

To fund the training of teachers from BME backgrounds to better understand how to lead and support to help students from BME or disadvantaged backgrounds achieve positive outcomes.

MK Gallery

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the MK Young Dancer of the Year competition for children and young people aged 7-19 from across Milton Keynes. The competition encourages using dance as a creative means to improve health and wellbeing for participants also.

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Inter-Action (MK) Ltd

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund an intial research project to support a youth-led campaign to raise awareness of support systems for mental health issues across Milton Keynes. The city-wide campaign will offer support and advice in the form of a road show.

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Age UK Milton Keynes

September 2018 | Awarded: £954

To fund a Christmas lunch that will be enjoyed by up to 30 older people at the Hinton Lodge in Bletchley. The three course meal will be served on Christmas Day to those who would otherwise spend Christmas day alone.

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Local media Initiatives CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund a one day conference that will focus on highlighting and discussing how to take action to identify girls at risk and ensure the protection of girls in Milton Keynes. The project will inform politicians, councillors, Head Teachers and Teachers.

The Middle Eastern Cultural Group

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund parenting courses that will help Syrian refugees as they adapt to a new and different environment with their families. The course will also allow the families to gain valuable life skills needed.

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Citizens MK

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund community leadership training through the 'Social Action Leadership Training' (SALT) programme. The programme will help citizens learn how to address social issues in Milton Keynes effectively.

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Nigerian Community Association Aylesbury CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £1492

To fund a weekly meet up for seniors who live in the Fishermead area, to help tackle isolation issues. The sessions help the participants to get involved in the community more and socialise.

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Arts for Health MK

September 2018 | Awarded: £5450

To fund the 'Headstart' programme, which will help to tackle the mental health issues among young people and help the participants develop the confidence to cope with the stresses of their day to day lives.

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The Middle Eastern Language School

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund intensive training for staff and also offer the volunteers a chance to enhance their skills, qualifications and employability.

Human Story Theatre

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a performance of ‘Connie’s Colander’ in Milton Keynes Library. The show focuses on the evolving relationship between a mother and daughter whose lives are affected by Alzheimer’s.

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Access Ambassadors CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £4714

To fund a pilot project that will provide deaf awareness sessions for groups across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to explore the issue of accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people.

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