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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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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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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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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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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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Pagan Pride UK

August 2018 | Awarded: £856

To fund parts of a festival for Pagan Pride Milton Keynes to have an inclusive gathering for all types of Paganism and to educate people in the community who are interested in learning more. Paganism incorporates many religions and cultural lifestyle paths that are non-religious.

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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.

Tri-MK Milton Keynes Triathlon Club

August 2018 | Awarded: £1450

To fund the training for volunteers to become qualified coaches. Tri-MK currently coach around 20 young athletes each week. The club creates a positive change in the young athletes who participate.

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