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Latest Grants Awarded March 2019

The Charity Grants Committee is pleased to announce that the following charities have recently been awarded grants through the Main Grants Programme. Each of these charities now require a Livery Liaison, there are also 20 – 30 other charities we are already funding who require a Livery Liaison. For further information about the Livery Liaison Scheme, a list of all the charities requiring a Liaison and details on how to sign up please click here.

Action for Refugees in Lewisham

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) has been successfully delivering frontline work to improve the well-being of asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable migrants living in Lewisham and surrounding areas for 11 years. AFRIL’s main objectives are to relieve the poverty of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, increase their access to services, and promote their education.

£19,880 over the next 4 years

Bound by Veterans 

The main aim of Bound by Veterans is to improve the health and well-being of ex-Servicemen and women discharged early from the Services because of their wounds, injuries or sickness.

£20,000 over the next 4 years

Carymoor Environmental Trust

Carymoor is an environmental education and nature conservation charity. They aim to enrich people’s lives by providing outstanding outdoor learning opportunities at their unique nature reserve. They want their visitors to be inspired to live more sustainably and to feel connected to the natural world.

£30,000 over the next 4 years

Core Arts

Core Arts provides Mental Health Creative Day Care education in London: it promotes positive mental health and wellbeing through creative learning with over 84 classes per week under 5 departments Art, Music, Multimedia, Sport and Horticulture. Their mission is to support and promote recovery, challenge stigma and promote mental wellbeing.

£20,000 over the next 4 years

Foundation Years Trust 

Foundation Years Trust work in communities in Birkenhead and surrounding priority areas of the Wirral where there are high levels of poverty. Educational attainment at age 5 shows that many children are starting school below their expected levels of development. Their goal is to improve outcomes for children by the time they start school by working directly with parents and their children under five.

£40,000 over the next 4 years

Futures Theatre Company

Futures Theatre Company pursue a mission to challenge injustices facing women & girls. They aim to empower women & girls to discover & develop their potential.

£30,000 over the next 4 year

Kingston Churches Action on Homeless

Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (KCAH) works with homeless people and people at housing risk in the Royal Borough of Kingston and surrounding areas. The charity concentrates on clients’ strengths, assets and aspirations, to help clients break out of the cycle of homelessness towards meaningful independent living.

£20,000 over the next 4 years

London Music Fund

The London Music Fund (formerly the Mayor of London’s Fund for Young Musicians) is an independent charity with the Mayor of London as Patron. Their mission is to nurture and develop the talent of every young musician in London, in particular, those whose families are unable to pay for ongoing tuition once the free tuition in primary school has ended.

£16,000 over the next 4 years

Pankhurst Trust

PTMWA is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. The aim is to reduce risk and increase safety to children and families across Manchester. PTMWA provide refuge accommodation and a specialist IDVA support team who are trained to work with women at high risk of domestic homicide.

£40,000 over the next 4 years

Redthread Youth Ltd

Redthread is a London based youth work charity; with a vision of a society in which all young people lead healthy, safe, and happy lives. Their mission is to empower young people to thrive as they navigate the challenging transition to adulthood by integrating trauma-informed youth work into the health sector

£60,000 over the next 4 years

St Andrew’s Club

St Andrew’s Club aims to give local young people of diverse backgrounds, many on tight family budgets, the chance to thrive and give back to society by providing activities that are enabling, educational and participative for young people from the age of five to adulthood.

£20,000 over the next 4 years

Us in a Bus

Us in a Bus creates opportunities for those with profound learning disabilities to communicate and connect with others, supporting them to feel heard and valued, an experience which most people enjoy effortlessly.

£40,000 over the next 4 years

Wolverhampton ABC

Wolverhampton Amateur Boxing Club (WABC) was founded by a group of prominent businessmen and citizens – their aim was to provide an activity that would encourage physical health, create community cohesion and give young boys and men the opportunity of learning discipline.

£40,000 over the next 4 years

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