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Creative Ways Taekwondo

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund 200 World Taekwondo Federation approved foam mats to make up 2 sparring rings, so that members can train in a better environment. This will help people who wish to train to compete at various events.

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Arts for Health MK

February 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the costs for an exhibition at centre:mk from 23rd June to 15th July, to showcase artwork by disabled artists in Milton Keynes and to challenge people’s perceptions and reduce the stigma surrounding disability.

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February 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund costs for a dance festival over a 3 week period in Milton Keynes so that residents can enjoy viewing all different aspects of dance. The event aims to encourage everyone to get involved with dancing by both doing and watching.

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MK Melting Pot

February 2018 | Awarded: £4935

To fund the costs for training sessions to be run over the course of 6 weeks for people in Conniburrow at a community café. During the course they will learn basic cookery, employability skills and how to run the café, as well as a food and hygiene course.

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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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Woughton Men in Sheds

February 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the construction of a facility for people and groups in the MK6 area, so that they can learn basic DIY skills. The facility will offer the chance for local adults to build upon skills in a friendly environment.

MK Play Association

February 2018 | Awarded: £4991

To fund staff, hire, insurance and publicity costs for a free one day play event at Linford Manor for the children of Milton Keynes. The play day will include activities encouraging physical activity, craft activities, water slides, and obstacle courses.

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MK Melting Pot

January 2018 | Awarded: £1494

To fund the staff, trainers and hire costs for activities for children during the holidays, who would otherwise not be able to take part in such activities. The project offers a place for the children to relax and build social skills with other children, where they are also fed healthy ...

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Awake To Know Africa

January 2018 | Awarded: £1,500

To help fund an event that will showcase the talents of local young people, with performances in poetry, dance, storytelling and more. The event offers a chance for the community to enjoy other cultures and to make connections while reaching out to new people.

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Nkiru Arts

January 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund twelve junior size Dhol drums for younger members and members with disabilities that will be used in a 30 week project to teach them a variety of traditional Punjabi rhythms. The inclusive Dhol drumming community group would be held weekly.

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MK Friends Club

January 2018 | Awarded: £870

To fund the cost of two coaches for an educational trip to Westminster for families from Milton Keynes, who cannot afford to educate their children on politics. The trip will give an opportunity for the children to understand more about how the British Parliamentary System operates.

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