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Community Action:MK

April 2018 | Awarded: £4994

To fund a research project that will enable them to understand the volunteering opportunities to those with disabilities and how to better facilitate the opportunities offered.

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Carers MK

April 2018 | Awarded: £480

To fund 6 sewing machines for educational sewing classes that will take place throughout the year for unpaid family carers to learn some new skills and increase their social inclusion.

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The Stables (Wavendon Allmusic Plan)

April 2018 | Awarded: £24000

To fund part of the IF (Milton Keynes International Festival). The festival brings together a wide variety of performance and arts performances celebrating this year’s theme of #Circus250 – marking 250 years of the circus in the UK.

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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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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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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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To support the growth and development of our voluntary community and cultural sector


To inspire giving to our communities through philanthropy and other social action


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