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Grants We Have Awarded

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Local Media Initiatives CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £1400

To fund a series of events to celebrate Black History Month in October, including an art exhibition, music and a food and fashion premiere.

Alfie James Productions

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the 'Blitz and tell' Community Project, which will involve weekly workshops exploring what life was like in the home front during the Second World War using performance skills.

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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund free weekly sessions of outdoor activities around habitat management and creation to improve health and well being at the intu MK Green Gym.

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Happy Days Children's Charity

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund an educational trip to Warwick Castle, for children from Milton Keynes with special needs. The trip offers an opportunity for the children to socialise with their peers, while also promoting their social and educational benefit.

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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.

Transitions UK

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the ‘Attain’ project; a two year programme which supports young people before they leave care, and offers them transitional support.

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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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Arts for Health MK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund weekly arts interventions for up to 16 people per week in areas that attract a high volume of homeless people. The programmes provide an important opportunity to improve social skills and build confidence, while creating a sense of community and providing a safe environment where everyone is valued.

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Phoenix Rising:MK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1485

To fund a series of workshops that aim to help groups of adults with learning disabilities and difficulties to develop their vocal communication and confidence skills. This project will help the beneficiaries improve their self-confidence and creative expression.

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Gayhurst PCC

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a Remembrance Centenary exhibition for November 2018. This will provide a local focus for the remembrance ceremonies taking place nationwide in November, and will give an opportunity for the community to share information regarding the heritage to parishioners and other visitors.

York House Centre (Stony Stratford)

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund community drama classes for the 4-6 age group with weekly 30 minute classes during term time. The classes provide an accessible and affordable opportunity for families in the area to enjoy professional drama tuition in a fun and relaxed environment.

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Stony Stratford Lantern Project

August 2018 | Awarded: £484

To fund lantern making workshops in 5 local schools, as well as weekend public workshops at York House Centre. The project will culminate in the annual lantern procession through the streets of Stony Stratford as part of the Christmas Lights Switch-On Fun Day.

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