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Broughton and Brooklands Community Connectors

April 2018 | Awarded: £500

To fund the creation of a website that will expand the groups profile and will allow local people to get up to date information about the activities that the group offers and to make it easier for people to sign up to volunteer and provide feedback on events.

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Tall Ships Youth Trust

April 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the use of a vessel for 20 disadvantaged or disabled young people in Milton Keynes. This unique learning experience offers a chance for the participants to improve their self-esteem and develop independent living skills.

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Great Holm Group Riding for the Disabled

April 2018 | Awarded: £2230

To fund the accommodation for six disabled riders to have a riding holiday in Wales. The holiday gives a chance for all of the participants to boost their confidence and improve their riding skills.

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Compass Club

April 2018 | Awarded: £4642

To fund a project which will allow young people on the Lakes Estate to engage in sports and entertainment activities. The aim is to break down barriers and create an opportunity for the young people on the Estate to get to know each other.

Milton Keynes NHS Retirement Fellowship

April 2018 | Awarded: £475

To fund the room hire and events so the group can help reduce and prevent isolation of members. The aim is also to improve the member’s physical and mental well being.

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MK Reader Service

March 2018 | Awarded: £900

To fund the tickets for plays and also refreshments, for 30 members of MK Reader Service in Milton Keynes with disabilities; to offer a chance for the participants to feel included in the community and less isolated.

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Hertsmere Leisure

March 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the costs for various activities for children who have arrived in Milton Keynes through the social care system. The aim is to create a safe space where the children can feel a sense of community and socialise.

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Something to Look Forward To

March 2018 | Awarded: £2000

To fund staff and other costs to promote the well-being and to relieve the stress for those who are experiencing the effects of cancer in Milton Keynes; through providing individual and family experiences.

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MK Pre-School Learning Alliance

March 2018 | Awarded: £1369

To fund the marketing costs for the promotion of MK:Toy Library to the public, and also to raise the groups profile to local residents and fund additional hours for staff.

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Friends of the Library in Olney

March 2018 | Awarded: £1000

To fund gazebos and other equipment to enable the group to be able to put on more events for the local community. The gazebo will protect from inclement weather and make it easier for the group to have events.

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Milton Keynes Arts Centre

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To help fund costs for the free two day ‘Hey Clay’ event of ceramic drop in sessions, to give people the opportunity to take part in the arts and learn about ceramics. The two day event will include drop in sessions with tutor-led workshops and taster sessions.

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Compos Mentis Theatre

February 2018 | Awarded: £1006

To fund puppets and the costs for a performance that is being developed by people with mental health issues within Milton Keynes. The project aims to help the participants to be more self-confident in in themselves and with seeking help for their illnesses.

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