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Grants We Have Awarded

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The Middle Eastern Language School

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund intensive training for staff and also offer the volunteers a chance to enhance their skills, qualifications and employability.

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.

MK Gallery

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the MK Young Dancer of the Year competition for children and young people aged 7-19 from across Milton Keynes. The competition encourages using dance as a creative means to improve health and wellbeing for participants also.

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Milton Keynes Museum

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the 'HERstory' exhibition at Milton Keynes Museum representing women's lives, experience and history as part of the celebration of 100 years of Suffrage.

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Age UK Milton Keynes

September 2018 | Awarded: £954

To fund a Christmas lunch that will be enjoyed by up to 30 older people at the Hinton Lodge in Bletchley. The three course meal will be served on Christmas Day to those who would otherwise spend Christmas day alone.

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Local media Initiatives CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund a one day conference that will focus on highlighting and discussing how to take action to identify girls at risk and ensure the protection of girls in Milton Keynes. The project will inform politicians, councillors, Head Teachers and Teachers.

Carers Trust Thames

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund monthly social inclusion groups for the people who are struggling with social isolation and also for their carers. The groups will be offered in a variety of settings to suit everyone, and supported by staff and volunteers.

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The Middle Eastern Cultural Group

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund parenting courses that will help Syrian refugees as they adapt to a new and different environment with their families. The course will also allow the families to gain valuable life skills needed.

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Guide Dogs for the Blind

September 2018 | Awarded: £4172

To fund courses to recruit and teach volunteers and family members to deliver sighted guiding.

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Nigerian Community Association Aylesbury CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £1492

To fund a weekly meet up for seniors who live in the Fishermead area, to help tackle isolation issues. The sessions help the participants to get involved in the community more and socialise.

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Arts for Health MK

September 2018 | Awarded: £5450

To fund the 'Headstart' programme, which will help to tackle the mental health issues among young people and help the participants develop the confidence to cope with the stresses of their day to day lives.

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