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Milton Keynes Festival Fringe CIC

June 2018 | Awarded: £3030

To fund the staff, artists, publicity and volunteer costs for a weekend of themed workshops called ‘What if it is a Spaceship?’ in the Agora Shopping Centre, with the aim of bringing the community of Wolverton together.

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Make Lunch MK

June 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund some of the necessities needed for the expansion and continuation of Make Lunch so that they can reach a larger number of Beneficiaries. Make Lunch open kitchens during the school holiday that provide cooked meals for children who would normally benefit from free school meals and their families.

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Harry's Rainbow Charitable Trust

June 2018 | Awarded: £4590

To help support their monthly ‘Rainbow Group’ for bereaved children and families; increasing their confidence and providing support. The group offers a place where people can speak to others who have experienced losses.

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Wolverton Lantern Festival Association

June 2018 | Awarded: £2800

To fund artist costs for a lantern project for children in local schools to participate in the making large-scale lanterns for the War Memorial in Wolverton.

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Camphill MK Communities

June 2018 | Awarded: £4457

To part fund this years ‘Movement’ event for Camphill MK, which includes Camphill MK hosting an event for MKDAD to create a conversation about equal opportunities in sport.

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MK Melting Pot

June 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund lunch clubs during school holidays to make them more accessible to children who may otherwise not be able to attend in Campbell Park and Old Wolverton.

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Independent Cinema Milton Keynes

June 2018 | Awarded: £7435

To fund the artist and volunteer costs for a moving image exhibition as part of the Vagabond Film Festival and to re-brand ICMK as Vagabond. The funding will also go towards costs for creating the venue and the hiring of artists; as well as film maker costs.

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Milton Keynes BMX Racing Club

June 2018 | Awarded: £4820

To fund the land elevation and purchase of a container which will store the BMX track equipment on site.

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Locals Of Lakes

June 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund a series of events throughout the year for the Lakes Estate in Milton Keynes which will aid in social inclusion and bringing the community together.

Young Enterprise

June 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund some costs associated with delivering the ‘Young Enterprise’ projects in local schools, which help the students to improve and develop skills that will help and inspire them to achieve their future goals.

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GirlsCode MK

June 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund 20 – 30 women to attend sessions to learn how to code in a variety of different formats, that will be delivered fortnightly. The workshops are free and aim to bring women together from all different backgrounds to learn computer programming in a friendly environment.

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Broughton and Brooklands Community Connectors

May 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the running costs of the summer programme activities. The event encourages community cohesion and gives an opportunity for the residents to socialise and reduce feelings of isolation by offering free or affordable sessions which are easily accessible.

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