Grant maker

Community Foundation for Surrey

(Registered Charity No: 1111600)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grant criteria

We currently have two funds that award grants to individuals. Surrey Supported Employment Fund – supporting people with disabilities or mental ill health to overcome the barriers to work. Surrey Young People’s Fund – supporting disadvantaged young people in Surrey to gain access to training and employment. We also award grants to community and voluntary groups that make a genuine difference to the lives of people in Surrey.

Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 431 significant donations totalling £2,343,338

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/01/2019 £30,000 Eikon Funding for a new IT platform
31/12/2018 £13,574 The Include Project Core costs of an inclusive choir which has members who have a range of disabilities.
31/12/2018 £10,000 RASASC Guildford Support for the salary of the RASASC Youth Counselling Coordinator working with young people who have experienced rape and sexual abuse.
31/12/2018 £18,400 East Surrey Community Mediation Funding support for the merger of East Surrey Community Mediation with the Association of Mediation Services and subsequently with the four local Community Mediation Services the key aims being to increase efficiency and sustainability; to improve service delivery and to create opportunity for growth, in terms of reaching more people across Surrey..
31/12/2018 £10,000 GASP Motor Project Core funding to help support the ongoing development of the GASP Motor Project.
31/12/2018 £10,964 East Surrey Domestic Abuse Services Funding is sought to enable a strategic investment in IT – installing a new case management database and associated business software, which will enable the charity to more efficiently manage confidential client information.
31/12/2018 £30,000 Elmbridge Rentstart Funding to support development of a property management social enterprise for the benefit of homeless people.
31/12/2018 £10,000 YMCA East Surrey Workshops for young people on mental health issues.
30/11/2018 £10,000 yourSanctuary Funding to extend community outreach support which will provide emotional and practical help to those who have been affected by domestic abuse on a longer term and more flexible basis.
30/09/2018 £26,500 Amber Foundation Support for salary costs for one of three Team Leaders at Farm Place, in Surrey.
30/09/2018 £10,500 yourSanctuary Support for a domestic abuse helpline service across the whole of Surrey.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Community Fridges Development of a Community Fridge initiative in Mole Valley.
31/08/2018 £10,000 Leatherhead Youth Project Ltd Enabling continued relational support to vulnerable teenage girls in Leatherhead North through the work of Girls Group, and to extend this work to the Bookham area.
31/08/2018 £21,000 Leatherhead Youth Project Ltd Enabling continued relational support to vulnerable young people in North Leatherhead through the work at the BFree Youth Cafe and Freestyle Youth Camp.
31/07/2018 £10,000 Elmbridge Rentstart Funding to house and support 21 young people (under 30) who are homeless or vulnerably housed in East Elmbridge for one year.
31/07/2018 £20,000 Esher & District CAB Staff costs for a two year project to modernise the delivery of of financial support services and encourage financial literacy in young people.
30/06/2018 £60,000 Walton Firs Foundation Funding for creation of a High Ropes course at an outdoor activity centre.
30/06/2018 £10,586 East to West Relational Support Work in Thomas Knyvett College
31/05/2018 £10,000 Citizens Advice Waverley Core costs for the running of Citizens Advice Waverley.
31/05/2018 £16,000 Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care SDAC Telephone Counselling Service
31/05/2018 £10,000 Step by Step Counselling services to young people aged 11-25 in Guildford and Waverley.
31/05/2018 £21,500 Challengers Funding towards a new project to develop Challengers training provision into a social enterprise which will advance the mission of the charity and provide sustainable income.
31/05/2018 £13,000 LinkAble Woking Ltd Core costs for a charity supporting people who have learning disabilities.
31/05/2018 £17,500 Surrey SATRO Support for the Mobile Construction Classrooms for disadvantaged / disengaged young people and those with SEN, and Student awards.
31/03/2018 £15,000 Oakleaf Enterprise Everyman Choir for vulnerable local men, particularly those suffering mental ill-health.
31/03/2018 £10,000 The Hope Hub Trust Core start up costs for a newly established CIO supporting homeless people in Surrey Heath.
28/02/2018 £4,994 Surrey Minority Ethnic Forum Core costs to support the continuation of SMEF's work with BAME communities.
28/02/2018 £3,500 Richmond Fellowship East Surrey Continuation of activities and services for people with mental health issues in East Surrey.
28/02/2018 £250 Age Concern Oxted, Limpsfield & District Minibus running costs for a charity supporting the independence of the elderly.
28/02/2018 £8,000 B@titude Rent for a charity supporting relief of financial hardship and the development of capacity and skills among socially disadvantaged communities.
28/02/2018 £2,039 Camberley Besom Warehouse rental costs to continue the coordination of supplying various packs, particularly food, at times of crisis to people in need within Surrey Heath.
28/02/2018 £1,185 The Compassionate Friends Local Support Groups for bereaved parents in Surrey.
28/02/2018 £6,000 SparkFish Drawing and Talking therapy sessions to support children and young people who have suffered trauma or have underlying emotional difficulties affecting their mental health and well-being.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Oakleaf Enterprise Everyman Choir for vulnerable local men, particularly those suffering mental ill-health.
28/02/2018 £16,512 River Church Salary for part-time Manger (22.5 hours per week) – Forest Estate Community Hub
28/02/2018 £1,000 Busbridge PCC Support for a befriending scheme for isolated and lonely members of a community.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Fegans Counselling bursary for Redhill and Reigate (counselling of children and young people)
28/02/2018 £3,000 Valley End Cricket Club Cage adaptation for cricket players who are elderly or who have physical or learning disabilities.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Southwark Diocesan Welcare Two 12-week domestic abuse treatment and recovery programmes (MySpace Programmes) for children between the ages of 8-13.
28/02/2018 £895 Send CofE Primary School PTFA Start up costs for Send CofE Primary School's gardening club.
28/02/2018 £1,088 The Vine Day Centre Client Services Team Leader salary for a charity supporting the homeless and vulnerable.
28/02/2018 £4,165 Staywell IT training and drop in services for elderley people in the areas of Woodhatch, Banstead and Horley.
28/02/2018 £2,041 WeySight Communication classes for visually impaired people in Guildford and Godalming.
28/02/2018 £5,750 Tandridge Voluntary Action Tandridge Befriending scheme supporting lonely and isolated people.
28/02/2018 £1,000 Farnham Maltings Association Limited A new weekly and inclusive musical group for people living with dementia and their carers, in Godalming.
28/02/2018 £200 Furniturelink Transport of furniture for a charity
28/02/2018 £5,000 Home-Start Runnymede and Woking 2018 office rent for new accommodation located in Ottershaw.
28/02/2018 £1,500 Oasis Childcare Centre (Oasis) Art Therapy for vulnerable children and the 2017-18 academic year.
28/02/2018 £2,000 Watts Gallery Big Issues Art Workshops for vulnerable and socially-excluded people.
28/02/2018 £8,000 Reigate and Banstead Women's Aid The provision of bedding, toiletries, food & uniform vouchers and other basic essentials for women and their children who are fleeing domestic abuse.
28/02/2018 £4,800 My Time for Young Carers Sessional Youth Workers for young carers in Dorking, Ewell, Stoneleigh and Fetcham
28/02/2018 £2,000 Bourne PCC Renovation of toilets to include disabled access at Brambleton Hall.
28/02/2018 £2,750 Head2Head Theatre Equipment and sets for a theatre company which provides interactive experiences for people with disabilities.
28/02/2018 £4,597 Stripey Stork Core costs to support the continuation of Stripey Stork's services.
31/01/2018 £1,200 Something To Look Forward To Salary costs for a charity which provides gifts and family experiences for people with cancer in Surrey.
31/01/2018 £10,000 Furnistore in East Surrey Limited Warehouse rental costs from August 2018, for a charity supplying low-cost household goods to local people.
31/01/2018 £2,394 Freewheelers Theatre and Media Ltd Thursday morning Youth Dance Workshops for disabled young people.
31/01/2018 £700 Woking Community Furniture Project Electronic Point of Sale system for a charity providing furniture and other items to disadvantaged people.
31/01/2018 £2,000 Awards for Young Musicians Awards for young talented musicians to develop their musical skills.
31/01/2018 £700 True Honour CIO Work in Woking amongst hard to reach minority communities who are at risk of honour-based violence.
31/01/2018 £3,750 Crossroads Care Surrey Club for children with health needs & challenging behaviours who are aged 5-18 years, from April 2018.
31/01/2018 £3,721 Farnham Christian Community Trust Limited Operational costs to supprot the Farnham Parenting and Farnham Money Advice services.
31/12/2017 £5,000 Public Service Broadcasting Trust A Woking based youth social action project.
31/12/2017 £875 Life Charity Life Skills training sessions for vulnerable, homeless and pregnant young women
31/12/2017 £875 Life Charity Life Skills training sessions for vulnerable, homeless and pregnant young women
31/12/2017 £2,000 Bagshot Playing Fields Association Bagshot Playing Fields Association Children’s Playground
31/12/2017 £14,136 Citizens Advice Elmbridge West Extension of a volunteer project to support victims of domestic abuse.
31/12/2017 £1,108 East Surrey Dial A Ride Core costs arising from the transport of elderly & disabled people living in CR3 & CR6.
31/12/2017 £2,822 Eikon Awareness raising campaign around stress for students.
31/12/2017 £4,980 Eikon LGBTQ awareness raising campaign
31/12/2017 £2,000 Hambledon Nursery School Equipment and the development of a pond garden into a classroom , at a nursery school.
31/12/2017 £9,700 Surrey Lifelong Learning Partnership Level 3 Training workshop (cycle mechanics) for disadvantaged people in Surrey.
31/12/2017 £570 Us in a Bus New equipment etc. for a vandalised bus which is used by a charity supporting people with multiple disabilities.
31/12/2017 £6,352 Rhythmix Music in Mind sessions for children and young people with mental health issues.
31/12/2017 £6,000 Jubilee Church Farnham Fund a part time Community Outreach Worker to lead two parent and toddler groups, give time to youth mentoring, and function as family liaison
31/12/2017 £24,560 Walton Firs Foundation Purchase of wooden pods to provide sheltered accommodation for visiting youth groups.
31/12/2017 £5,000 East to West Cycle apprenticeship project for young people who are at risk of being NEET.
31/12/2017 £5,399 West Horsley Village Hall Management Committee Steel goal for a village hall playground and installation of wall mirrors in a room at the village hall.
31/12/2017 £8,000 The Meeting Room Support for running costs for a drop in centre for homeless and marginalised people in Leatherhead
31/12/2017 £4,907 Cruse Bereavement Care South West Surrey Area Core costs for the remainder of the current financial year ending March 2018.
31/12/2017 £1,000 Hambledon Village Hall Management Committee Toward the cost of fitting two storage heaters into a community hall
31/12/2017 £4,421 40 Degreez Centre Health Hub for young people in Farnham
31/12/2017 £2,400 Citizens Advice Waverley Replacement of an IT server to enable the continuation of a valuable support service helping local people across a range of issues including debt, housing, employment and relationships.
31/12/2017 £10,000 Eikon ‘Outreach’ and ‘Detached’ Youth Work sessions in Guildford or Spelthorne.
31/12/2017 £9,101 The Normandy Community Therapy Garden Funding to build a free-standing garden room to provide a private, quiet and discreet retreat for counselling sessions and one-to-one work with clients.
31/12/2017 £3,996 Matrix Trust Ready4 Action, a project encouraging young people to participate in a volunteering weekend in Guildford.
31/12/2017 £3,185 Sebastian's Action Trust Connecting Families program to support families of seriously-ill and life-limited children, from April 2018.
31/12/2017 £2,250 Surrey County Football Association Level 1 Coaching Football course for candidates with a disability to gain a nationally recognized qualification- including Emergency Aid and Safeguarding Children.
30/11/2017 £200 Mighty Oaks Youth Club Arts & Crafts equipment for a youth club to enable young people to make cards for special occasions
30/11/2017 £6,600 Catalyst Welcome Wizards Phase 2 – funding for a football team for people with mental health issues.
30/11/2017 £15,223 Haslewey (Haslemere & District Community Centre) Replacement of a Community Café Commercial Oven which also provides for food delivered to the elderly.
30/11/2017 £200 1st Oxted Scout Group Nominated grant in consideration of the loan of a great deal of their equipment to help the Tandridge Fund run a Donkey Derby fundraiser in June 2017
30/11/2017 £2,646 Amber Foundation Support for salary costs for a team leader
30/11/2017 £5,000 True Honour CIO Funding is requested to support the core costs of True Honour working to support victims of abuse and raise awareness of the issues.
30/11/2017 £7,500 Surrey North Area Cruse Bereavement Care Core costs and office rent for a branch of a charity supporting the bereaved.
30/11/2017 £1,000 Tall Ships Youth Trust (TSYT) Residential voyages for disabled or disadvantaged young people (February 2018 to January 2019).
30/11/2017 £875 Life Charity Life Skills training sessions for vulnerable, homeless and pregnant young women
30/11/2017 £8,640 Elmbridge Rentstart Full-time Outreach Worker (OW) to support local rough sleepers in Runnymede and Elmbridge
30/11/2017 £2,500 Jigsaw Trust Equipping a Teaching and Learning room for adults with Autism
30/11/2017 £5,000 Staines Shopmobility 2018/19 running costs, specifically core staff costs.
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