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Grants We Have Awarded

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The Play's The Thing Theatre Company

April 2019 | Awarded: £5000

To fund 'Taking the Stage: Women in the Performing Arts' working with MK Gallery, due to open 16th March.

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Mediation MK

April 2019 | Awarded: £1497

To fund 'Person Centred Counselling' support sessions to help up to 5 families experiencing difficulties such as relationship/marriage/divorce breakdown. Their aim is for the participants to feel less anxious, more relaxed and improve their sense of well being.

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Service Six

April 2019 | Awarded: £4979

To fund FISH (Fun in school holidays) Summer activity sessions for children including sports, recreation, education and personal development for those in the deprived areas of MK.

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MK Gallery

March 2019 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the ‘Look around your world pretty baby, is it everything you hoped it would be?’ arts project with a group of Syrian refugee women, involving creative input in two workshops that will create a public display in Milton Keynes Gallery’s project space in June 2019.

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Duchess Grove Allotment Association

March 2019 | Awarded: £500

To fund site improvements and a community shed with equipment that can be used for the plot holders in the Wavendon Gate area to share.

FBI

March 2019 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the ‘Operation Herbody’ art project, which will focus on diversity, mental health and women’s voices. The project, will explore the medicalisation of the female body via local workshops and live art performances at MK Gallery and Milton Keynes Museum.

Milton Keynes Islamic Art Heritage and Culture Organisation

February 2019 | Awarded: £5000

To fund a film club for women experiencing loneliness, so they can learn about how to make films over the course of 6 weekly workshops. A filmmaker will work with the participants over the course of the programme to produce a 5 minute film.

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Westbury Arts Centre

February 2019 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a day of activities for children to explore the history of Westbury Manor and its place in the community through interactive guided tours and activities in the house.

Read Easy

February 2019 | Awarded: £1500

To fund training, equipment and setting up costs for the Moving Ahead Scheme. The scheme will see adults who can’t read, being provided with personal tutoring so they can learn how to.

Zoo Co Outreach

February 2019 | Awarded: £4500

To fund workshops and a performance of the ‘Sirens’ show that challenges gender stereotypes and will be working with deaf and hearing students at Stantonbury School and will be performed at Stantonbury Theatre.

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Harrys Rainbow Charitable Trust

February 2019 | Awarded: £1500

To fund a trip to Gravity Trampoline Park for children and families who have experienced bereavement. The trip creates an opportunity for families to spend time together and for the children to meet others who have been through similar experiences to them.

Thames Valley Partnership

February 2019 | Awarded: £5000

To fund the ‘New Leaf Project’ that provides support and mentoring in the community for adult offenders who have been released from custody. The funding will support the mentors in receiving dedicated supervision.

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