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Grants We Have Awarded

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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.

Shenley Christian Fellowship

September 2018 | Awarded: £1254

To fund the expanding work of a families worker, which will help add an additional weekly session to their parent and toddler group. The group prevents social exclusion by providing a place where the parents can meet up while their children play.

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Citizens MK

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund community leadership training through the 'Social Action Leadership Training' (SALT) programme. The programme will help citizens learn how to address social issues in Milton Keynes effectively.

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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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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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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.

Human Story Theatre

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a performance of ‘Connie’s Colander’ in Milton Keynes Library. The show focuses on the evolving relationship between a mother and daughter whose lives are affected by Alzheimer’s.

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Access Ambassadors CIC

September 2018 | Awarded: £4714

To fund a pilot project that will provide deaf awareness sessions for groups across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector to explore the issue of accessibility for deaf and hard of hearing people.

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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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Careers Action

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the materials that would be needed to develop mini guides that will help people who are seeking new employment or are looking at changing their career; often following redundancy.

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ReachOut Youth

September 2018 | Awarded: £15000

To fund weekly school/evening sessions for secondary schools in Hackney, London. The programme focuses on developing character strengths and improving social confidence to help the children succeed.

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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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