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Grants We Have Awarded

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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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The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund free weekly sessions of outdoor activities around habitat management and creation to improve health and well being at the intu MK Green Gym.

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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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Transitions UK

September 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund the ‘Attain’ project; a two year programme which supports young people before they leave care, and offers them transitional support.

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Inter-Action (MK) Ltd

September 2018 | Awarded: £5000

To fund an intial research project to support a youth-led campaign to raise awareness of support systems for mental health issues across Milton Keynes. The city-wide campaign will offer support and advice in the form of a road show.

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Friends of the Caribbean

September 2018 | Awarded: £15000

To fund a tutoring programme for English, Maths and Science, with the aim of improving scholastic performance within the black ethnic minorities and disadvantaged students in Milton Keynes. The mentoring will increase opportunities for them to broaden their horizons.

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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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5th Impact UK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund various costs to educate ethnic minorities in Milton Keynes on mental health issues and to help deal with issues before they worsen. The project will help in creating awareness and eradicating fears about mental health issues among ethnic minorities.

Arts for Health MK

August 2018 | Awarded: £1500

To fund weekly arts interventions for up to 16 people per week in areas that attract a high volume of homeless people. The programmes provide an important opportunity to improve social skills and build confidence, while creating a sense of community and providing a safe environment where everyone is valued.

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