Sussex Community Foundation

http://www.sussexgiving.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1113226)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Sole supporter: 35% by number, 32% by value.
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National Lottery30%31%
The Henry Smith Charity24%25%
Garfield Weston Foundation20%18%
Co-operative Group17%20%
The Big Lottery Fund13%12%
Lloyds Bank Foundation9%10%
BBC Children in Need7%8%
The Clothworkers Foundation6%2%
The Tudor Trust5%6%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation5%5%
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In this period they've made 204 significant donations to registered charities totalling £1,359,724

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
28/02/2018 £10,000 Brighton Surf Life Saving Club 2? Brighton Surf Life Saving Club, provides people of all ages with the opportunity to enjoy the sea in a fun and safe environment, with training, equipment and a variety of membership types. Funding was provided to enable them to purchase an Arancia Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) and engine.
28/02/2018 £60,000 Stonepillow 2? Stonepillow provide both overnight hostel faculties (365 days a year) and a daytime Hub (3 days per week) in Bognor Regis. They recently purchased a new 14 bed property to increase the capacity of their overnight hostel from 10 to 14 beds. Funding was provided for the additional staff required to support the increase in residents.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Esteem 4? Esteem aims to empower young people aged 14-26 years through youth led projects, unique opportunities and 1:1 mentoring. Funding was provided towards the salary of a Help & Support Project Worker for 16 hours per week.
28/02/2018 £3,000 Fresh Start Portslade 2? Fresh Start Portslade work with the ideas and aspirations of local people, to develop a range of community activities to improve the quality of life for people of all ages and backgrounds living in Portslade, East Sussex. Funding was provided to allow them to employ a part-time Older People Coordinator. This role will design and mange their range of older people activities planned for April to October, 2018 in Portslade.
28/02/2018 £3,500 East Park Riding for the Disabled Group 1? East Park Riding for the Disabled work with children and young people with learning and physical disabilities. Funding was provided to pay for their RDA qualified instructors, who teach eight riding sessions per week during term time.
28/02/2018 £10,000 World Cetacean Alliance 1? Based in Brighton, the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) is the world's largest marine conservation partnership. Funding was provided to seed fund an Education Officer to run the new Visitor Centre and engage the local community and tourists on Brighton Beach, as well as on board tour boats visiting the Rampion Wind Farm.
28/02/2018 £4,532 Uckfield Volunteer Centre 3? The Uckfield Volunteer Centre’s primary function is matching individuals and groups interested in volunteering, with appropriate opportunities in the local community. Funding was provided to support them in purchasing a new TV information system for their premises and to support and enhance their work.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Family Support Work 3? Family Support Work helps vulnerable children and families in Sussex to overcome and prevent multiple and complex issues. Funding was provided towards establishing a new Family Support Worker in Crawley to intensively support over 30 vulnerable families and 80+ children. This Family Support Worker will provide one-to-one intensive support to help families overcome multiple and complex difficulties and prevent future crisis.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Cycling Without Age Brighton & Hove 2? Cycling without age use volunteer ‘cycle pilots’ to take elder care home residents out on cycle rides. They bring generations together using special Trishaws (three-wheel cycles with passenger cab upfront). Funding was provided to support salary costs needed to complete their first year.
28/02/2018 £3,284 Wealden Talking News 2? Wealden Talking News (WTN) is a Charity for the Blind and Partially Sighted in East Sussex producing free weekly memory sticks of news. Funding was provided to support the running costs of their organisation, including rent and rates, electricity and postage costs.
28/02/2018 £9,691 Christians Against Poverty - Crawley Debt Centre 6? Christians against poverty offer a high quality debt counselling service by visiting clients in their own homes. Funding was provided to enable them to expand the day to day work of the Centre, in particular funding the salaries of the two part-time debt coaches for the next three years of operation of the Centre.
28/02/2018 £4,850 Landport Community Hub 1? Landport Community Hub is a base for many community activities. Funding was provided to support the installation of sound deadening insulation to assist with both the acoustic and condensation problems and the repainting of the hall to make it a more attractive and welcoming place.
28/02/2018 £4,000 Hands of Hope Charity 2? Hands of Hope Charity support people in East Sussex & Kent to improve their lives by growing, cooking and eating healthy food. Funding was provided to help them set up two Lunch Clubs to benefit up to 60 older people in Peasmarsh & Brede.
28/02/2018 £3,300 Allsorts Youth Project 6? Allsorts Youth Project supports, empowers and connects children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Funding was provided to support four 'Bushcraft Away Days' for their LGBTU children & young people including their Kids Group (5-11); TAG (under 16's); Drop-in (16-25); Trans-formers (16-25).
28/02/2018 £4,999 Boathouse Theatre Arts 1? Boathouse Theatre Arts provides opportunities for learning-disabled children and young adults to take part in a range of performing and theatre arts. Boathouse runs three projects across East Sussex. Funding was provided to support a part-time Administrator and related expenses in order to ensure the overall running of the three projects.
28/02/2018 £9,208 Assert 4? Assert support and advice to adults with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism and their parents/carers. Funding was provided towards the cost of their part-time Volunteer and Activities Co-ordinator.
28/02/2018 £3,000 Friends of Downlands Court 2? Friends of Downlands Court promote leisure activities, physical exercise and outings for the benefit of those who because of age, disability and infirmity are at risk of social exclusion and loneliness. Funding was provided to support the outings project providing monthly outings for people over 65.
28/02/2018 £4,336 Hadlow Down Village Hall 1? Hadlow Down Village Hall (HDVH) provides facilities/opportunities for the recreational, cultural and personal welfare of members of the community, whilst providing a meeting place for voluntary organisations which need appropriate accommodation. Funding was provided to assist with the refurbishment of the hall.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Dementia Support 3? Dementia Support provide support services for local people who have memory loss and dementia, their carers, family and friends. Funding was provide to support their operations and to consolidate dementia services in the area into one location at a support hub.
28/02/2018 £6,569 15th Brighton Scouts 1? The 15th Brighton scout group provides a balanced programme of activities for its members. The scout group is fortunate to have a dedicated hut for use by Beavers, Cubs and Scouts as well as being rented to a few community groups. Funding was provided towards repairs to the roof.
28/02/2018 £4,100 Friends at Blatch (FAB) 1? FAB aim to ensure good communication between parents and teachers in the education of children at home and in Blatchington Mill school. Funding was provided to pay for the implementation of a new, Science, Technology, Engineering Art and Maths (STEAM) initiative. It will specifically pay for two school trips associated with the project and cover the cost of the materials used for the students to develop the innovative solutions the project challenges.
28/02/2018 £4,850 Brighton Pebbles 4? Brighton Pebbles is a parent led charity supporting families with disabled children in Brighton and Hove, particularly those who find accessing mainstream activities difficult due to severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. Funding was provided towards their days out in the school holidays and their Carer's exercise class.
28/02/2018 £4,825 Carousel 5? Carousel, an award-winning charity, supports learning disabled adults and children to engage with the arts and to achieve their artistic ambitions. Funding was provided to support the costs involved in delivering workshops, developing access, producing resources, staffing, space hire, materials, equipment, volunteer expenses.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau 2? CASSCA provides free, confidential, impartial advice to people in need in West Sussex. Funding was provided towards the salary costs for two project workers.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Home-Start Arun, Worthing & Adur 3? Home-Start supports local families with young children going through challenging times. Families are supported by trained volunteers recruited from the local community. Funding was provided for business development support to help them increase and diversify income.
28/02/2018 £7,372 Age UK East Sussex 6? Age UK East Sussex are the main county-wide organisation supporting local older people. Funding was provided to support their Day Clubs in Peacehaven and Newhaven.
28/02/2018 £4,725 Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice Bureau 1? Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice (ACCA) provides free, independent and confidential advice on rights and responsibilities and helps people with their everyday problems. Funding was provided to pay for an experienced advisor to assist front line workers for one day a week for 6 months.
28/02/2018 £9,864 Sussex Community Development Association (formerly Newhaven CDA) 5? SCDA aims to build stronger, healthier, and more inclusive communities across East Sussex. All activities are community-led and driven by evaluation. SCDA supports partnerships between voluntary, statutory and private sectors to address needs across five integrated work streams: Health and Wellbeing; Employability; Advice and Inclusion; Community Development; Care and Support. Together with people living in the fund’s benefit area, we will co-create a range of recreational group activities in and around the South Downs National Park (SDNP) that benefit their health and wellbeing alongside building social connections. We will bring together groups of people who are facing health inequalities and not currently benefiting from local green and open spaces, and who share some common experience (e.g. long-term health condition) and facilitate group activities such as walking groups and arts & crafts. We will aim for group activities to become self-sustaining and overcome barriers to accessing SDNP and local green spaces.
28/02/2018 £4,996 Rhythmix 7? Rhythmix is a music, social welfare and education charity working with some of the most vulnerable people in the South East of England. Funding was provided to support 48 after school clubs, 8 holiday activities and 24 Saturday clubs across East Sussex (Hastings, St Leonards, Eastbourne, Heathfield, Peacehaven, Crowborough and Lewes).
28/02/2018 £8,968 Seaford Lifeguards 2? Seaford Lifeguards is a well established volunteer Lifeguard service. After two years of research and planning Seaford Lifeguards established the Sussex Flood Rescue team, currently made up of 12 volunteer water rescue technicians from the various lifeguard clubs and organisations within Sussex. Funding was provided to purchase life saving and personal protective equipment for volunteers.
28/02/2018 £7,350 Steyning Downland Scheme 1? The Steyning Downland Scheme engages the local community and young people in particular, in enhancing the natural beauty of 165 acres of the South Downs National Park for the benefit of the community, the land and its wildlife. Funding was provided towards site improvements, including an outdoor classroom, art installation and wildlife friendly landscaping. It will also be used to train volunteers and increase awareness through new publicity.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Hastings and Rother Mediation 5? Hastings and Rother Mediation provide mediation to neighbours in dispute and are the only independent mediation service in the area providing mediation to local residents. Funding was provided to help towards maintaining and developing their intergenerational service by recruiting more volunteers.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Heathfield Partnership Trust Ltd 2? The Heathfield Partnership Trust Started in 1995 and is a regeneration charity that works for the people of Heathfield and surrounding villages in order to improve their area and keep it vibrant. Funding was provided towards the running costs of their Wealden Works project; getting 16-24 year olds back into education, work or training.
28/02/2018 £4,742 Rotherfield St Martin 1? RSM is an award winning community-led charity that prevents social isolation and loneliness in older people living in the Rotherfield Parish. Funding was provided to support the costs of an administrator to run their service.
28/02/2018 £3,500 Somerset Centre 1? Somerset Centre provides support and activities to sick and disabled residents in Brighton. Funding was provided towards their core costs.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre 5? Olive Tree Cancer support aim to relieve the physical &/or mental distress of persons diagnosed with Cancer and their partners, families, friends and carers. They are setting up the new centre in Horsham and refurbishments and building work is ongoing. Funding was provided towards their core running costs at their new centre in Horsham.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Sara Lee Trust 2? The Sara Lee Trust aims to improve the quality of life of people affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in Hastings and Rother, through the provision of specialist counselling and psychological support, creative and complementary therapies and therapeutic group activities. Funding was provided to support the costs associated with running their community therapy services, which provides home visits to patients who are unable to attend their therapy hubs.
28/02/2018 £22,360 Sussex Sailability 1? Sussex Sailability enables disabled people to take part in the sport of sailing. This gives disabled people the opportunity to experience water-sports, learn to sail independently and take part in competitive sailing alongside able-bodied sailors at a club and national level. Funding was provided to replace and equip their safety boat.
28/02/2018 £4,904 Worthing Women's Aid 6? Safe in Sussex provide refuge provision to women and their children fleeing domestic abuse enabling them to recover and live free from abuse. In the community they provide peer support programmes to women and deliver healthy relationship programmes into primary and secondary schools. Funding was provided to enable them to provide group and one to one support to children aged 5-13 years living in abusive households to build their self-esteem, enable them to have a voice and to talk about their experiences whilst providing healthy relationship education.
28/02/2018 £4,045 Lunch Positive 1? Lunch Positive provides a locally unique service. This is a weekly HIV lunch club in Brighton for residents of Brighton & Hove and the wider areas of Sussex. Funding was provided to contribute towards project delivery costs of the HIV lunch club.
28/02/2018 £5,255 Jigsaw (South East) Ltd 5? Jigsaw South East support children and young people who have been bereaved of a close family member or who have a family member with a life-limiting condition and a prognosis of 12 - 18 months. Funding was provided for 50% of the salary costs of their Fundraising and Volunteer Coordinator.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Youth Dream 3? Youth Dream (Selsey) Limited offers a comprehensive range of multi-channel youth services for the community. It acts as a resource for young people living in their community providing advice and assistance, and organising programmes of physical, mental, educational and leisure time activities which enable young people to advance in life. Funding was provided towards the provision of after school and evening clubs, counselling, guidance and employment support for young people.
28/02/2018 £4,000 Rye and District Community Transport 1? RDCT provides transport for the community in and around Rye, filling gaps in public transport provision. Funding was provided towards core running costs.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Rivers Learning Project Community 2? Rivers supports vulnerable women, who due to social, economic or immigration status are unlikely to approach formal institutions. Funding was provided towards core costs.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Hangleton & West Blatchington Food Bank 1? Hangleton & West Blatchington Food Bank's aim is to provide food and essential toiletries to individuals and families who find themselves in crisis. Funding was provided towards the cost of a part time Coordinator for the Foodbank (16 hours per week).
28/02/2018 £10,000 Age UK East Grinstead and District 1? Age UK East Grinstead and District support around 500 older people across East Grinstead and surrounding rural villages. Funding was provided to enable them to develop their Outreach Service within the East Grinstead district through a Village Agent model, a conduit between older vulnerable, excluded people and community, statutory and voluntary groups that offers solutions to specific needs.
28/02/2018 £5,040 Hailsham Foodbank 1? Hailsham Foodbank provide 3 days nutritionally balanced emergency food for local people in crisis who are referred to them by over 50 partner agencies. Funding was provided to support the costs of extending their service to those in need, addressing their 42% increase in users from Apr - Oct '17.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Enthum Foundation 2? The Enthum Foundation provide accommodation, access to education, immigration and therapeutic support to UASC; unaccompanied asylum seeking children (boys) aged 16-18. Funding was provided towards the start up core costs of their flagship residential home, Enthum House, opening in Eastbourne in July 2018.
28/02/2018 £9,900 Marine Conservation Society 5? Marine Conservation Society protects our seas, shores and marine life. Funding was provided to help them raise awareness of Kingmere Marine Conservation Zone through their website and permanent interactive signs along the seafront.
28/02/2018 £9,869 Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice Bureau 1? Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice (ACCA) provides free, independent and confidential advice on rights and responsibilities and helps people with their everyday problems. Funding was provided to pay for an experienced advisor to see people referred by the energy efficiency worker and provide an income stabilisation and budgeting service in order to move people out of fuel poverty and make sure that they don't go back to it.
28/02/2018 £4,910 Hangleton & Knoll Project 1? The Hangleton and Knoll Project are a Community Development and Youth Work organisation, which works in partnership with local residents to access and develop opportunities and resources and to make positive changes within the community. Funding was provided to support the Speak Our project, which seeks to engage with 60 young women 13-19yrs living in the West Area of Brighton.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Lighthouse Arts & Training Ltd 2? Lighthouse is a not-for-profit arts and culture organisation working in the heart of Brighton for over 30 years. Funding was provided to support Viral, a development programme for young people with creative skills and ambition.
28/02/2018 £3,505 Pregnancy Options Centre 1? Pregnancy Options Centre (formally Options Pregnancy Crisis Centre) was established in 1997. They provide free, unbiased, confidential counselling support for men and women, aged 14 upwards, who are facing unplanned pregnancy, post abortion or pregnancy loss difficulties. Funding was provided towards core costs and education resources.
28/02/2018 £4,750 Safety Net 4? Safety Net works with communities to keep children and young people safe at home, school and in their neighbourhoods. Funding was provided to enable them to run workshops at schools for whole classes that support children with a range of safety issues (their Safety Rocks education programme): online safety, bullying and friendships, transition to secondary school.
28/02/2018 £8,500 St Anne's Trust 1? St Anne's Trust support homeless men and women in Brighton through provision of a day centre. Funding was provided towards the costs of two full-time members of staff: the Centre Manager, and the Catering Manager.
28/02/2018 £10,000 St James' Trust (Seaford) Ltd 4? St James Trust (Seaford) objects are to undertake voluntary work in education, to provide social services and a wide range of activities for Seaford and Newhaven. They provide and maintain a community centre and aim to build stronger communities to enhance peoples life and wellbeing. The community centre has undergone much refurbishment and repair and provides Seaford and Newhaven with a large, fit for purpose community centre but currently there is no disabled access to the second floor. Funding was provided for the installation of a new staircase and lift to improve access and to change a garage to a meeting/art room to expand the use of the centre.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Tarner Community Project 1? Tarner Community Project is a community charity in the Tarner district of central Brighton, specifically tasked to support those experiencing especially high levels of deprivation. Funding was provided to support essential maintenance and improvements to their building and community kitchen garden.
28/02/2018 £4,700 Down Syndrome Development Trust 5? Down Syndrome Development Trust (DSDT) is a charity that exists to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome. They provide vital services both locally to support individuals living with Down syndrome and their families on all aspects of the law, education, health and social care. Funding was provided towards staff costs and an online law course to enable them to further support parents and families and increase knowledge.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Pericles Theatre Company 2? Pericles Theatre Company delivers high artistic standard performances with actors with and without learning disabilities. Funding was provided to support their new project 'The Promise of Everlasting Youth' and in particular for the costs for composing the music, the venue hire, the rehearsal/craft workshop space as well as advertising and marketing.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Shinewater Shaftesbury Centre Trust 1? Shinewater Shaftsbury Centre provides free professional advice, counselling and support services to the Eastbourne community. Funding was provided towards the salary of a new post for senior counsellor (15hrs p/week).
28/02/2018 £3,296 Littlehampton Foodbank 2? Littlehampton Foodbank was set up in 2014 to address the high deprivation and to provide much needed food parcels to locals in crisis. Funding was provided towards the salary of their Stock Co-ordinator.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Grow Project 2? The Grow Project works with adults with mental health issues in the greater Brighton & Hove area. Funding was provided to enable the group to run 2 x 8 week courses called 'The Season'. Groups of 12 participants will travel from central Brighton to the National Trust’s Saddlecombe Farm or other locations in the South Downs and carry out a wide range of activities to suit mood, energy level, physical ability and interest.
28/02/2018 £3,858 South Downs Leisure 1? South Downs Leisure is a charity and Community Leisure Trust, delivering sport and leisure facilities on behalf of Adur and Worthing Borough Councils. A grant was provided to cover the cost of running The GreenDreams community event, enabling a diverse range of activities, including environmental conservation workshops, interactive wildlife experiences and free mind body sessions including Tai Chi & Yoga .
28/02/2018 £50,000 Care for Veterans 3? Care for Veterans provides long-term nursing care, rehabilitation, respite and award-winning end of life care to disabled ex-Service personnel from the RAF, Army, Royal Navy and auxiliary services. Funding was provided towards the costs of the design, installation and maintenance of a new Solar Panel System on their buildings.
28/02/2018 £9,790 Brighton Permaculture 2? Brighton Permaculture Trust promotes sustainability, biodiversity and community cohesion and is the lead organisation managing Racehill Community Orchard. Funding was provided to allow Brighton Permaculture to expand and establish 6 traditional community orchards in or adjoining housing estates in East Brighton with local residents.
28/02/2018 £2,964 New Note Projects 5? Funding was provided as a contribution towards the cost of running a weekly guitar group called New Note Strummers. This group is a New Note project designed for people who have complex needs, primarily around addiction but with mental and physical health needs.
28/02/2018 £6,000 Horsham Child Contact Centre 1? Horsham Child Contact Centre provide a safe neutral venue for children to have contact with family members that they would otherwise not be able to have a consistent relationship with. Funding was provided mainly to cover salary costs but also for training.
28/02/2018 £9,890 Armada Trust 1? The Armada Trust is a small charity supporting and promoting grassroots access to watersports for children and young people who have not had the chance to participate before. Funding was provided to support an innovative and engaging Rampion Schools Tour between April and September 2018, targeting 10 schools in the Rampion project area, with workshops delivered and led by one of their Trustees, local kitesurfer and international athlete Lewis Crathern.
28/02/2018 £6,797 extratime 4? Extratime gives children and young people with severe and complex disabilities opportunities to play, socialise and try new things at fully inclusive out-of-school projects. Funding was provided to support their holiday playschemes for children aged 5-11 years, on a 1:1 basis, at venues in Brighton and Hove, and West Sussex.
28/02/2018 £10,000 Parents and Carers Support Organisation (PACSO) 5? PACSO supports disabled children and their siblings (Young Carers) aged 0-25 across West Sussex; enabling parents to access much needed respite. Funding was provided towards the salary of their full time Play Manager.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Sussex Nightstop Plus 3? Sussex Nightstop provides emergency accommodation to young people who are homeless. The accommodation is provided by volunteers in their own homes. They intervene at a time before statutory services are able to provide accommodation and when young people are most vulnerable to the dangers of living on the streets. Funding was provided to pay for volunteer costs.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Little Gate Farm 7? Little Gate Farm supports adults and children with Learning Disabilities. They help vulnerable people develop skills which promote confidence, enterprise and employment skills. Funding was provided to train their support workers in Systematic Instruction – a method of helping learning disabled people to learn independently.
31/01/2018 £4,500 ENGAge 2? Engage is a new Charity in East Sussex providing two rural community clubs: TN22 for people over 60; and TN22 Plus for those living in rural areas with dementia. Funding was provided to support a sessional freelance volunteer recruitment and support worker.
30/11/2017 £5,000 Cruse Bereavement Care- West Sussex Area 10? Cruse Bereavement Care in West Sussex exists to promote the well being of bereaved adults, children and young people, helping them to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Funding was provided towards training new bereavement volunteers and their client information events.
31/10/2017 £4,499 Voluntary Action Arun & Chichester 2? Voluntary Action Arun and Chichester provide help and support to voluntary and community organisations based in or working in Arun and Chichester Districts to enable them to run strong and effective organisations. They also promote volunteering and encourage people to take up local volunteering opportunities. Funding was provided towards the costs of running of their Fundraiser Network in 2018.
31/10/2017 £4,500 Community Advice, Support, Education (CASE) 1? CASE is a community based charity that seeks to prevent and alleviate poverty in the City of Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas through the provision of: 1. Welfare rights advice, advocacy and support. 2. A social space offering free food, clothes and books. 3. Organising free educational and recreational events and outings. Funding was provided towards their Children's Christmas Party and pantomime trips.
31/10/2017 £7,000 Off The Fence Trust 6? The Antifreeze centre, through the Off the Fence Trust, provides a safe space and welcoming place to connect with others in the community, and offers practical and emotional support for exiting homelessness. Funding was provided towards running costs.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Brighton PIP Ltd 3? Brightpip offers community-based Infant Mental Health Services from conception to 2 yrs for parents & infants at risk, to boost parental confidence & develop safe secure attachments with their baby. Funding was provided to support a range of their activities including a Mellow Bumps Groups for high risk mums-to-be and a Baby Massage Group for parents with issues around attachment.
31/10/2017 £3,602 Hangleton & Knoll 50+ Steering Group 1? The Hangleton & Knoll 50+ Steering Group supports groups and activities to meet the needs of local 50+ residents. Funding was provided towards their Standing Tall exercise programme, and their SocialPing table tennis sessions.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Friends First 4? Friends First empowers people to be equipped for employment. Funding was provided to enable them to deliver their 'Pathways to Employment' project, through volunteer mentor sessions and group therapeutic support.
31/10/2017 £6,000 Eleanor Rose Foundation 1? Ellie's friends, through the Eleanor Rose Foundation, offers gifts and experiences to adults living with cancer and their families. Funding was provided to support the expansion of their volunteer network and to provide training and support through a volunteer website portal.
31/10/2017 £2,500 Russell Martin Foundation 2? The Russell Martin Foundation is a registered charity that works to impact positively upon the lives of children and young people through sport, education and opportunity. Funding was provided to support the development of the RMF Youth Legacy Team.
31/10/2017 £4,710 Saltdean Lido Community Interest Company 1? The Lido Complex (Saltdean) Community Interest Company (the CIC) is responsible for the management and delivery of the Saltdean Lido Community Restoration Project. Funding was provided towards the purchase and installation of a disabled access pool hoist.
31/10/2017 £4,618 BrightonSoup 1? Brighton Soup is a platform for small local projects to pitch for seed-funding in a uniquely social, interactive community setting. Funding was provided for administrative support, trustee training, room hire and monitoring.
31/10/2017 £4,980 Audio Active 1? AudioActive is a ground-breaking music organisation, working with young people, at the meeting point of technology and contemporary urban culture. Funding was provided towards establishing a regular youth steering group with representatives from each of Audioactive's programmes.
31/10/2017 £6,687 Nurture Through Nature 1? Nurture through nature provide people living in food poverty with healthy fruit and vegetables. Funding was provided to cover the cost of the group facilitator for a year.
31/10/2017 £4,000 Brighton Therapy Centre 1? Brighton Therapy Centre gives high quality group and individual psychological therapy and counselling, for males, females, couples, families and children. They are accessible to all sections of the community and provide specialist initial consultations and evidence based treatment and support for clients with mild to moderate as well as complex and enduring diagnoses. The funding is towards their Dialectical Behaviour Therapy programme, which involves individual and group work and aims to help individuals develop skills in the following areas: Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Emotional Regulation.
31/10/2017 £4,818 Art in Mind 2? Art in Mind uses art to raise awareness of mental health issues experienced by young people. Funding was provided to support 30 volunteers aged 16-25 in designing and delivering art workshops about mental health issues to 100 children ages 11-18
31/10/2017 £5,000 Bridge Education Centre 5? The Bridge is a community education centre in Moulsecoomb working to empower adults experiencing disadvantage and social isolation. 'Age-venture' is a peer network, a lunch club and a holistic programme of activities - designed to empower over 65's to access and explore what adventure means to them. Funding was provided to support their running costs.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Eastbourne Food Bank 2? Eastbourne Foodbank provide 3 days emergency food to individuals & families in crisis. Funding was provided to support the establishment of two satellite food banks in deprived areas where they do not currently operate.
31/10/2017 £4,917 Education Futures Trust 4? The Education Futures Trust provides high quality and innovative support and learning tailored to improve the life chances of vulnerable children, families and adults particularly in Hastings area. Funding was provided to enable them to deliver 'Go Wild', a six week after school pilot introduction to forest schools, in the deprived Hollington community.
31/10/2017 £2,500 Friends, Families and Travellers 7? Friends, families and travellers are a community led charity based in Sussex, which aims to end discrimination and achieve equality for Gypsies, Travellers and Roma, whatever their background. Funding was provided towards their overall running costs.
31/10/2017 £4,845 Hangleton & Knoll Project 1? The Hangleton & Knoll Project are a Community Development and Detached Youth Work organisation, which works in partnership with local residents and young people to access and develop opportunities and resources and to make positive changes within the community. Funding was provided to help them develop and extend their successful pilot 'Step Out' young people's social action/ volunteer programme to reach more young people in the West area of Brighton.
31/10/2017 £3,950 Brighton & Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS) 1? BHIMS is the recognised community based mediation and conflict resolution organisation for Brighton, Hove, Lewes and surrounding communities. They offer a range of mediation, dispute and conflict resolution services. This funding is towards the creation of a short film depicting the nature of a neighbourhood dispute and the work of their volunteer mediators.
31/10/2017 £4,988 Brighton Oasis Project 4? Brighton Oasis Project aims to improve the lives and maximise the potential of the diverse range of women, and children affected by drug and alcohol misuse. Funding was provided for the costs of a crèche worker to allow parents to take part in the Mellow Parenting and BOPpers sessions.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Lewes and District Citizens Advice Bureau 1? Lewes District Citizens Advice provides free, independent, and confidential advice to anyone of their rights and responsibilities. Funding was provided to support the recruitment and training of a cohort of form fillers to work across the district to help clients fill in forms for the 3 health/disability related benefit forms.
31/10/2017 £4,800 Allsorts Youth Project 6? Allsorts is a project based in Brighton & Hove which supports and empower children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Funding was provided to support the costs of their youth activities.
31/10/2017 £4,350 Brighton and Hove Speak Out 5? Brighton & Hove Speak Out supports adults with learning disabilities to speak up and be heard about the things that matter to them. Funding was provided to help provide much needed work experience for people with learning disabilities; improve the quality of support and information that groups, councils and companies provide people with learning disabilities; and develop a sustainable income stream for the charity.
31/10/2017 £8,259 City Gate Community Projects (Fareshare Project) 2? City Gate Community Projects runs FareShare Sussex which redistributes surplus food from the food industry to local charities and community groups that support vulnerable people. Funding was provided towards their annual operating costs which include the leasing of our warehouse units, leasing of their 3 delivery vans, staff salaries and volunteer expenses.
31/10/2017 £4,975 Crew Club 4? The Crew Club provides a safe and trusted space for young people, children, families and the wider community in the Whitehawk area of Brighton . Funding was provided to support a Christmas party for elderly members of the community and a summer project based on cross generational collaboration.
31/10/2017 £3,685 Little Green Pig Writing Project 2? Little Green Pig are a creative writing and mentoring charity, based in Brighton & Hove, which focuses on engaging 7-18 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds on a programme of free projects. This funding is for their Fresh Faces project will enable their Volunteer Manager to spend half a day each week working in partnership with sixth forms, colleges, universities and the local community to reach out to 16-20 year olds from across the city and encourage them to sign up as volunteer Story Mentors.
31/10/2017 £5,000 NewHarmonie 3? NewHarmonie aim to relieve the needs of people who are elderly, sick or disabled, by organising concerts, music workshops and similar activities in residential homes, nursing homes, hospitals, care homes. Funding was provided towards the costs of taking their music into the community.
31/10/2017 £4,800 Ropetackle Arts Centre 1? Ropetackle Arts Centre has positioned itself at the heart of community life. Enriching the lives of the people of Adur, and beyond, by providing facilities, support and encouragement for engagement in the arts. Funding was provided towards an outreach project to help the group reach some of the most deprived communities. This will cover the costs of workshops, performances and a project manager for the Long Nose Puppets project.
31/10/2017 £4,806 Special Kids Bexhill 3? Special Kids Bexhill provide a tailored environment for children with special needs and their families via privately hired venues that trustees assess prior to booking as well as coach trips to places of interest for their members to attend at a minimal cost. Funding was provided towards activity costs and some core costs.
31/10/2017 £4,962 Springboard Project 1? Springboard provides support to disabled children by providing sessions, activities, trips and breaks. Funding was provided towards running costs and volunteer development.
31/10/2017 £15,000 Cruse Bereavement Care- West Sussex Area 10? Cruse Bereavement Care in West Sussex exists to promote the well being of bereaved adults, children and young people, helping them to understand their grief and cope with their loss. Funding was provided towards training new bereavement volunteers and their client information evenings.
31/10/2017 £5,000 East Sussex Hearing Resource Centre 4? East Sussex HRC provide advice, information, training and outreach for the hearing impaired. Funding was provided to deliver a 12-week course for people who have come to them for information and advice about hearing impairment.
31/10/2017 £3,935 Reaching Families 5? Reaching Families was established in 2008 by parent-carers to “...empower, inform and care for parents and families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in West Sussex. Funding was provided towards the delivery of their training programme from October 2017 - September 2018. The programme will involve the delivery of 24 three hour workshops on a wide variety of subjects to parents at various locations and venues across West Sussex.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Snowflake Trust 1? The Snowflake Trust is a temporary rolling night shelter providing supervised overnight accommodation for homeless people in Hastings and St Leonards. Funding was provided towards the costs of 2 new posts.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Tarner Community Project 1? Tarner Community Project is a community charity in the Tarner district of central Brighton, specifically tasked to support those experiencing especially high levels of deprivation. Funding was provided to enable them to run a range of rolling projects in areas of support and development.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Counselling Plus Community 3? Founded in 1992, Counselling Plus is a respected service working with disadvantaged local people on low incomes and benefits to improve their mental well-being. Through professional 1:1 counselling, they work with clients to identify and enable change to negative thought patterns and behaviours and support them to learn new skills. Funding was provided towards ten professional counselling sessions and clinical supervisions.
31/10/2017 £3,000 Chichester City Centre Drop-In 4? The Bell Tower Youth Drop-in's primary aim, is to provide a safe place in the centre of the city, open free of charge to all secondary school students between the hours of school finishing and parents coming home from work. Funding was provided towards core running costs.
31/10/2017 £8,000 Home-Start Chichester and District 3? Home-Start Chichester & District helps families who have at least one child aged five and under and who are struggling to cope. Funding was provided towards the core costs of delivering mainstream activities to support families in Chichester & District.
31/10/2017 £7,128 Little Green Pig Writing Project 2? Little Green Pig are a creative writing and mentoring charity, based in Brighton & Hove, which focuses on engaging 7-18 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds on a programme of free projects. Funding was provided towards the salary of their part-time Development Manager.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Resource Centre 1? The Resource Centre provide practical support to community groups to enable them to achieve their own aims more effectively. They specialise in supporting small volunteer-led groups, especially those in marginalised communities. Funding was provided towards the costs of them providing financial management and fundraising support to migrant-led community groups in Brighton and Hove.
31/10/2017 £4,992 Embrace (East Sussex) 2? Embrace is a group for special needs and disabled children promoting inclusion and improving life skills and opportunities through clubs, outreach and advocacy. Funding was provided to help meet the costs of their sessional workers.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Youth Dream 3? Youth Dream offers a comprehensive service to young people and families in Selsey. They run the Bridge youth support centre as a designated provider of NHS and WSCC of mental health services for young people. Funding was provided for project costs associated with three projects on cultural cooking; a series of events to commemorate different nations who participated in the First World War; and a series of occasions bringing together people with dementia and young people to reminisce.
31/10/2017 £4,925 Hastings Street Pastors 1? Hastings Street Pastors seek to promote peace and reduce the incidence and fear of crime and anti social behaviour in the Hastings Night time economy. On request, they befriend people, especially the vulnerable and signpost to help. Funding was provided towards the salary of their volunteer coordinator.
31/10/2017 £8,800 Impetus 4? Brighton and Hove Impetus are an award winning local charity who exist to reduce isolation and loneliness, improve well being and improve quality of life for vulnerable adults across the city. They support adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues, older people, people with physical disabilities and people with autistic spectrum conditions. Funding was provided towards the running costs of their Casserole Club which asks people to cook an extra portion of food and deliver it to an isolated neighbour.
31/10/2017 £4,300 Vincent Dance Theatre 3? Brighton based Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) is one of the country’s top dance/theatre organisations making work for distribution across the UK with a focus on gender equality and current social issues. VDT’s programme of activity engages with marginalised groups, in particular, young people, using creativity to give them a voice. Funding was provided to enable them to reach a further 15 boys/young men as part of their new project SHUT DOWN. It will pay for costs involved in running 12 open workshops at Brighton Youth Centre and Crew Club.
31/10/2017 £5,770 Now! Charity Group Ltd 2? Now! Charity Group Ltd have 2 arms- Furniture Now provides household goods at minimal cost to help overcome material poverty and reduce waste, and Training Now which provides free training and activities to help people escape poverty and isolation. Hidden services include Syrian resettlement and Discretionary Emergency Support schemes for those in crisis. Funding was provided as a contribution towards running costs including tutor costs, training materials, stationery, admin, venues and volunteer travel costs.
31/10/2017 £10,000 Juno Project 2? The Juno Project was created in 2012 to support women who wanted to work for themselves. Funding is to employ a part-time project administrator, and office base for them to work out of.
31/10/2017 £4,000 abc Fund 2? ABC fund provides trips and treats for underprivileged children and their families. Funding was provided towards 100 food hampers for families at Christmas time.
31/10/2017 £10,000 PhoenixSnakShakLtd 3? PhoenixSnakShak provide a safe, warm place for teenagers to meet with their friends with outreach youth support. Snak Shak aims to support young people who wouldn't otherwise choose to attend organised clubs or uniformed organisations, yet feel comfortable at Snak Shak. Funding was provided towards the salary of a youth worker.
31/10/2017 £6,000 East Grinstead Foodbank 1? The East Grinstead Foodbank seeks to provide 3 days emergency food for local people in need under the auspices of the Trussell Trust. Funding was provided towards their core costs.
31/10/2017 £3,000 Children's Concerts 1? The Children’s Concert charity exists to bring live orchestral concerts to children. Funding was provided to subsidise 75% of the cost of coach transport for State school parties of children to attend the concerts.
31/10/2017 £5,000 South Downs National Park Trust 2? South Downs National Park Trust aim to enhance and protect the beautiful and inspirational landscapes and to strengthen the vibrant communities of the South Downs. Funding was provided towards enabling 17 schools and 1000 children to claim a travel grant to visit the park.
31/10/2017 £3,880 Newhaven YFC 1? Newhaven YFC run a weekly youth club to engage young people through sports activities, craft, cooking and other workshops. They also deliver talks on subjects such as anti-bullying, and mental health. Funding was provided to help cover their costs for 40 weeks including room hire, sessional workers, training and insurance.
31/10/2017 £4,800 The Youth Counselling Project 3? The Youth Counselling Project deliver free, specialist psychotherapeutic counselling to school children in East Sussex who are facing mental health difficulties and who have been referred by their schools. They aim to improve the life chances of vulnerable children and to give access to community services they could not otherwise afford. This funding will enable 12 children to each receive a 10 session course of counselling
31/10/2017 £3,500 Photoworks 2? Photoworks is a national development agency for photography and charity. They produce major cultural projects including Brighton Photo Biennial and national Jerwood/Photoworks Awards, providing mentoring opportunities for emerging artists. Photoworks’ extensive learning and engagement programme offers entry points tailored to meet needs of diverse audiences of children/young people. This funding will support a Photography Club, an impactful project working with 13-16 year olds from Brighton and Hove.
31/10/2017 £5,000 AMAZE 5? Amaze provides information, advice and support to families of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). Funding was provided towards their Face 2 Face Befriending Project, which trains parent carers as volunteer befrienders to provide emotional support to other parent carers.
31/10/2017 £30,000 Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau 2? CASSCA provides free, confidential, impartial advice to people in need in West Sussex. Funding was provided towards core costs.
31/10/2017 £4,814 Clock Tower Sanctuary 6? The Clock Tower Sanctuary is Brighton and Hove’s only day-centre providing information and support to homeless young people aged 16-25. Funding was provided towards their Dedicated 121 project which offers homeless young people (HYP) need intensive, bespoke one-to-one support to turn their lives around.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Starr Trust 1? The Starr Trust provides financial grants to young people aged 10-18 living in the BN postcode. Funding was provided towards the cost of employing an additional person in their Marketing team.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Hastings Furniture Service 3? HFS was established by, and for unemployed people. They collect unwanted, re-useable furniture and household goods, selling them at a heavily discounted rate, to people on low incomes. Funding was provided towards the costs of their volunteer support worker, recruitment, volunteering, and marketing.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Life Centre 4? Lifecentre offers specialist services to survivors – men, women and children - of rape and sexual abuse. Funding was provided for the costs associated with delivering 185 individual counselling sessions to adult survivors of rape/sexual abuse from Worthing, Crawley, Bognor Regis, Littlehampton and the surrounding areas.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Outset Youth Action 3? Outset acts as a volunteering agency for all young people aged 13-25, encouraging and supporting them to take on a wide range of volunteering opportunities within their community. Funding was provided for the staff costs involved in running a social action project for the young people.
31/10/2017 £9,663 Pathways to Health 3? Pathways to Health run a community ear acupuncture service that is open to all and specializes in treating people with drug and alcohol dependency and mental health issues. Funding was provided towards the salary of the project co-ordinator salary and core costs.
31/10/2017 £60,000 People Matter Charitable Trust 1? People Matter provides bespoke employment support to individuals in Eastbourne and Wealden. Funding was provided towards core costs for 3 years.
31/10/2017 £4,805 Rhythmix 7? Rhythmix is a music, social welfare and education charity working with some of the most vulnerable young people in the South East of England. Funding was provided to support the research and development stage of their Silent Voices project which will support some of the most vulnerable young people (YP) in the South East to tell powerful stories about their lives.
31/10/2017 £4,645 Sage Counselling 1? Sage Counselling is a home visiting counselling service to adults of all ages with limited mobility who are unable to access statutory or other counselling services. Funding was provided towards the costs of engaging a freelance treasurer and publicity officer and travel expenses.
31/10/2017 £8,900 Springboard Project 1? Springboard works with disabled children, young people, and their families by providing inclusive leisure, education and support services. Funding was provided towards overall running costs.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Tarner Community Project 1? Tarner Community Project (TCP) is a neighbourhood charity based in the heart of the Tarner district in central Brighton, specifically tasked to support those experiencing especially high levels of deprivation. Funding was provided to support the development of a structured volunteering programme for young people.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Time to Talk Befriending 3? Time to Talk Befriending offer personalised support to older people who feel chronically lonely through intergenerational befriending and signposting services. They are the only long-term, inter-generational befriending providers operating city-wide in Brighton & Hove and have recently extended their service to Adur & Worthing which is another high risk area of need. Funding was provided towards the core costs of running services in both areas.
31/10/2017 £5,000 KM Charity Team The mission of the KM Charity Team is to improve the lives of children and families through initiatives which support healthy life styles, green travel, improved literacy skills, and enhanced road safety skills. Funding was provided for the activity costs of their literacy scheme, Buster's Book Club in 6 primary schools in the Hastings area reaching approx 1500 children/70 classes.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Justlife Foundation 10? The Artist Collective is for people who are homeless who make art and also artists who want to make art as part of a supportive community-centred around those experiencing homelessness. This mix of artists aims to broaden horizons, bridge gaps and open doors across communities.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Allsorts Youth Project 6? Allsorts Youth Projects aim to raise awareness, promote inclusion and facilitate safer and more supportive environments for LGBT children & young people. Funding was provided to support a Youth Development Worker to deliver projects across the organisation.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Brighton & Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS) 1? Brighton and Hove Independent Mediation Service (BHIMS) is the recognised volunteer community based mediation and conflict resolution organisation for Brighton, Hove, Lewes and surrounding communities. Funding was provided towards finding and recruiting up to sixteen young people who wish to become community mediators.
31/10/2017 £5,000 Brighton Youth Centre 1? Brighton Youth Centre (BYC) is open to all young people between 5 – 19, with a focus on the 13-19 age group. They run a wide range of activities and projects including Skateboarding, Open Youth Club, Football, Events, Group work, arts workshops, residentials, events and festivals. Funding was provided towards the costs of running 'B.Fest' a youth arts festival that happens every May.
31/10/2017 £6,785 Crawley & Horsham Home-Start 4? Home-Start CHAMS transforms the life chances of vulnerable local children. They provide practical and emotional support to disadvantaged families with a child under the age of five years, through trained and supervised volunteers, within the family home. Funding was provided towards the core costs of their two programmes; Home-Visiting and Family Groups.
31/10/2017 £15,000 Home-Start East Sussex 3? HSES runs two services: a) volunteer home-visiting service for vulnerable parents living in East Sussex b) Freedom domestic abuse courses to break the cycle of abuse. Funding was provided towards their core costs.
31/10/2017 £6,000 Rockinghorse 2? Rockinghorse supports sick and disabled children throughout Sussex and the South-East of England. Working with local hospitals - primarily the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital and the Trevor Mann Baby Unit - and respite centres and other specialist health services, projects focus on improving children’s emotional and physical well-being. Funding was provided for term time yoga sessions as well as school holiday music sessions and trips.
31/10/2017 £5,000 South East Dance 3? South East Dance (SED) is a dance development charity that seeks to support emerging talent and established artists within the dance sector. SED works to ensure people of all ages and backgrounds can enjoy the health and wellbeing benefits of dance. Funding was provided for a community development project with Brighton Unemployed Family Centre Project (BUFCP) engaging 40 participants from families affected by long-term unemployment with a programme of dance workshops hosted by SED artists in residence over 12 weeks.
31/10/2017 £14,000 Stay up Late 6? Stay up Late is a grassroots charity supporting people with learning disabilities and/or autism to lead active social lives. Funding was provided core costs/running expenses.
31/10/2017 £10,000 Plot 22 2? PLOT 22 is a place to be together with the land in community. Funding was provided towards the costs of the project co-coordinator, volunteer development and training as well as engaging a fundraising mentor to support the group to increase income.
31/10/2017 £10,000 Sussex Association for Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus 6? The Sussex Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus is a disabilities support organisation. Their mission is “working with those in Sussex who have spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus to create and develop their best opportunities”. Funding was provided towards their core of costs.
30/09/2017 £5,000 Winchelsea Village Hall 1? Winchelsea Village Hall is a community facility providing venue and facilities to local residents, surrounding villages and over 30 local organisations. Funding was provided towards improvement works: (a) renewal of central heating boiler, and (b) new curtains for better heat conservation and to enable better black-out for film projector events.
30/09/2017 £5,000 Camber Memorial Hall 1? Camber Memorial Hall provides a meeting places for all of the residents of Camber, and hosts many local groups and club including a two-doctor surgery. The hall is also used for weddings/christenings and Rother District Council have designated the hall as a place of safety, in the event of local emergencies. Funding was provided towards the cost of re-wiring the Hall.
30/09/2017 £3,000 Rye Museum Association 1? Rye Castle Museum exists to provide access to an Ancient monument and a collection of artefacts that reflect the history of the town of Rye. Funding was provided to install safety equipment at Rye Castle.
31/07/2017 £5,000 Friends of Oakdown Trust 1? The Friends of Oakdown Trust are a charitable organisation who raise funds to support the purchase of specialist sensory equipment & leisure activities that benefit the lives of residents living at Oakdown House. This project was to purchase and install a hydrotherapy suite for disabled residents to access on site.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Heene Community Association 4? Heene Community Association (HCA) serves the deprived wards of Heene and Central. Funding was provided to help provide much needed computer facilities and training for the minority ethnic and over 65s+, the unemployed, the disabled, the disadvantaged, including "speak easy" computer systems for the blind and visually impaired.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Selsey Community Forum 3? Selsey Community Forum aims to identify and meet local needs and participate in society together. Funding was provided to enable them to arrange training and information sessions to improve communication with the residents of Selsey.
30/06/2017 £3,340 National Autistic Society Bexhill and Hastings 8? National Autistic Society Bexhill and Hastings are a parent-volunteer group that provides support to families across both Bexhill and Hastings with children / young adults who suffer from the life-long disability of autism. Funding was provided to support a number of sporting events including swimming, trampolining and indoor ski-ing.
30/06/2017 £10,000 Rape Crisis Surrey & Sussex 2? Rape Crisis Surrey & Sussex (RCSAS) aims to improve the lives of women and girls affected by sexual violence and abuse. Funding was provided to enable RCSAS to scale up their young people's service and meet the growing need in the local area.
30/06/2017 £3,535 Kamelia Kids Day Nursery 4? Kamelia Kids provides a caring, nurturing, integrated nursery environment for all local children, including those with additional needs. Funding was provided towards the cost of setting up a Beach School project at a beach hut on Worthing seafront.
30/06/2017 £4,980 Brighton & Hove Community Works 2? Brighton & Hove Community Works connect charities, volunteers and business in Brighton & Hove, Adur & Worthing, so they can improve people's lives and the local area. Funding was provided to help meet costs of delivering training courses for small groups and organisations.
30/06/2017 £6,450 A Band of Brothers 9? Abandofbrothers (ABOB) works with young men who have been within the criminal justice system. They provide a unique rites-of-passage mentoring programme which helps young men make the transition into an adulthood free of crime. Funding was provided towards their residential weekend and mentoring programme.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Adur Special Needs Project 2? Adur Special Needs Project run weekend play schemes for children aged 5-15 years, all of whom have special/additional needs and/or disabilities. Funding was provided towards scheme supervisor costs and play scheme expenses.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Cancervive 2? Cancervive is a charity established to address the needs of anyone whose family or friends are suffering from cancer. Funding was provided towards their core activity of face to face sessions and 24/7 nationwide telephone support.
30/06/2017 £4,676 Oasis Community Project - East Hastings 2? The Oasis Community Project provides a variety of free or low cost activities for deprived groups in the Hastings area, to increase wellbeing and social interaction. Funding was provided towards their running costs.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project 7? The Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project is based in a large multi-functional community centre and has outdoor space and allotments. They run a freely accessible Community Centre which aims to provide a package of practical, user run services, which help families and individuals to challenge the effects of poverty and disadvantage. Funding was provided towards the cost of a project worker.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Chichester District Foodbank 1? Chichester District Foodbank provides 3 day emergency food parcels and support through signposting for local residents in crisis. Funding was provided towards The Kids Lunch Pack Scheme which provides a five day lunch pack each week during to the 3 main holidays to children who usually receive free school meals due to low income.
30/06/2017 £4,987 Hastings Advice and Representation Centre (HARC) 4? HARC is the best known specialist Advice Centre in Hastings and Rother for those needing advice and representation on Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits. Funding was provided to fund a sessional worker 3 days per wk for a year.
30/06/2017 £3,900 Littlehampton Shopmobility 2? Littlehampton Shopmobility exists to help and improve the lives of people with restricted mobility allowing them to access the wide range of local services and live as independently as possible. Funding was provided for a general assistant to further develop and extend delivery of Littlehampton Shopmobility services.
30/06/2017 £5,862 People Matter Charitable Trust 1? People Matter provides bespoke employment support to individuals in Eastbourne and Wealden. Funding was provided towards project costs for a group of 40 people over the age of fifty. This will include workshops, IT courses and one-to-one coaching.
30/06/2017 £3,000 Golden Lion Childrens Trust 1? GLCT supports children with special needs and disadvantaged families throughout Sussex. Funding was provided to help meet the costs of the annual Bluebell Railway 'Santa Special' steam train trip for pupils from 8 Sussex special schools.
30/06/2017 £2,500 Headway in West Sussex 3? Headway West Sussex offer a free counselling service to the survivors of acquired brain injury (ABI) and their relatives/carers. Funding was provided towards their running costs.
30/06/2017 £4,160 Artspace Brighton 1? Since 2013 Artspace Brighton have provided a unique community-based art studio to adults with mental health issues. Based on the Bristol Estate, East Brighton, they accept referrals from across the city from people who would benefit from membership of an art studio as part of their mental health recovery process. Funding was provided towards their core costs including rent for the studio and DBS checks for their new volunteers.
30/06/2017 £6,028 One Church Brighton 4? One Church Brighton works with people from across Brighton and Hove who live on the margins of society. They currently focus on: homelessness, food poverty, unemployment, supporting young people and social exclusion. Their objective is to improve the lives of vulnerable members of society, regardless of age, background or beliefs. Funding was provided towards their Chomp project which provides a healthy meal to children living in poverty during the school holidays.
30/06/2017 £5,000 City Angels Chichester 2? City Angels work in the city centre streets and the A+E department of St Richards Hospital on weekend nights. They aim to bring a calming presence and help anyone in need. Funding was provided as a contribution towards overall running costs.
30/06/2017 £10,000 Headway East Sussex 3? Headway East Sussex is an autonomous local organisation serving the people of East Sussex (including Brighton & Hove) who have suffered brain injuries caused by strokes, tumours, falls or road traffic accidents. Funding was provided towards the costs of providing their counselling work.
30/06/2017 £9,980 Sussex Rural Community Council T/A Action in Rural Sussex 2? Action in rural Sussex was established in 1931 as Sussex Rural Community Council. Funding was provided towards a COPES worker for 1 day a week. This person will deliver individual and group sessions to help targeted young people address and manage anxiety.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Kozia 1? Kozia provide services to alleviate the stress and trauma caused by rough sleeping. Funding was provided to support the development of a website, social media marketing and promotion, and support for bid and crowd funding.
30/06/2017 £8,650 Chichester Anna Chaplaincy 1? Chichester Anna Chaplaincy provides a spiritual and emotional befriending service for older people, their families and carers in Chichester City. Funding was provided towards the post of an administrator/ co-ordinator; for office and communication set up.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Eastbourne Citizens Advice Bureau 3? Eastbourne CAB provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to all who need advice on their rights and responsibilities. Funding was provided towards training, volunteer support and interpreting costs.
30/06/2017 £17,962 Fun in Action for Children 4? Fun in Action for Children provides befriending support and group events to troubled, lonely and needy children from disadvantaged lone parent families living in poverty in the city of Brighton and Hove. Funding was provided towards the cost of a part time case worker for families facing a complex range of issues, including social, emotional and financial difficulties.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Horsham Matters 2? Horsham Matters aims to deliver projects that provide practical support to those who are in need in the local area. Funding was provided to replace a door and create a covered outdoor area in their rear yard.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Moulsecoomb Forest Garden & Wildlife Project 1? Moulsecoomb Forest Garden and Wildlife Project work in one of the city's most deprived areas, mainly with young people struggling in the classroom and adults with learning disabilities. They offer outdoor education and a chance to learn new skills and gain qualifications. Funding was provided to pay for a cook at their Tuesday sessions.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Hastings Area Community Trust 2? Hastings Area Community Trust provides grants to individuals in need under its common user name of Relief. It also provides accommodation to other local charities, the income from which meets its running costs. Funding was provided towards developing a new sustainable model for their foodbank.
30/06/2017 £4,400 ONCA Trust Limited 2? ONCA is an arts and environment charity in central Brighton. Through outreach projects, they aim to ensure everyone has access to the arts. Funding was provided towards 12 inclusive art workshops working with 2 partner schools.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Streetlight 3? Streetlight is a frontline support service for those involved in prostitution who are at risk of sexual exploitation and trafficking including exit support and harm reduction advice. Its main objectives are to offer a non-judgemental and non-discriminatory confidential service to empower women to exit prostitution. Funding was provided towards core costs, in particular 62% of specialist administration support costs for 2017/18.
30/06/2017 £5,000 ARRCC (Activity, Respite, Rehabilitation Care Centre) 1? ARRCC is a dynamic charity based at Rye Creative Centre that focuses on arts, health and wellbeing. The charity provides a range of support, advice and development opportunities for adults with physical and sensory impairments, learning difficulties and older members of the community, including those living with dementia. This funding is for a multi-disciplinary creative programme for ARRCC’s current Members and the public with physical & sensory disabilities.
30/06/2017 £3,900 Spare Tyre Theatre Company 4? Spare Tyre is a leading participatory arts charity, with 40 years experience of producing bold and powerful theatre with voiceless communities. Funding was provided towards bringing their interactive one-hour performance which takes people with dementia on a journey through the seasons, to local care homes/community venues for 5 days (2 performances per day).
30/06/2017 £2,752 Bentswood Community Partnership 1? Bentswood Community Partnership aim to develop the capacity and skills of the members of the socially and economically disadvantaged community of the Bentswood Ward in Haywards Heath. Funding was provided towards the costs of running a 12 week youth diversion project, in particular towards the costs associated with engaging a youth worker for this period.
30/06/2017 £4,818 Brighton City Partnership for Education 1? BCPfE's vision is for 'Thriving Children, Successful Schools, Healthy Communities'. They are an established, outward-looking and highly effective partnership of 13 member schools. Funding was provided towards the development of a programme for children & young people to help them better understand and look after their mental health.
30/06/2017 £4,790 Kashmiri Women's Welfare Association 1? KWWA provides a day care service to the older women from Asian community who are isolated due to language and cultural barriers. Funding was provided to support the costs of additional care workers, volunteer expenses, materials, tutors and venue hire.
30/06/2017 £4,000 Community Minibus Association (West Sussex) 1? The Community Minibus Association (West Sussex) operates transport services for West Sussex residents who are unable to reasonably use public transport. Funding was provided to help with the purchase of two replacement minibuses.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Mid Sussex Voluntary Action 1? HAMSVA is the only organisation operating in the Mid Sussex and Horsham areas providing support, information, advice, training and a volunteer service to local voluntary and community groups across the two districts. Funding was provided for a bespoke local volunteering web page linked to the main HAMSVA website to increase awareness and attract more volunteers.
30/06/2017 £4,550 Forward Facing 2? Forward Facing supports children and young people with long term or life threatening conditions. Funding was provided to support a number of events for poorly children and their siblings, parents and carers as well as a whole family event at the Duke of York Cinema.
30/06/2017 £4,995 Pippa's Group 2? Pippa’s Group runs a subsidised pre-school for children who are in need. The majority are at an economic disadvantage and/or have additional needs. Funding was provided towards the cost of a term-time weekly support group for parents/carers who have children with special educational needs. It will also pay for a 1-1 support worker for children with un-diagnosed disabilities/behavioural issues across the 10 x pre-school sessions that they run each week during term-time.
30/06/2017 £5,000 Service by Emergency Rider Volunteers (SERV) 2? SERV Sussex provides free transportation of blood products, human donor milk and time-critical urgent samples for NHS Hospitals across Sussex. Funding was provided to support the update of their website.
30/06/2017 £4,000 The Company 1? The Company creates site-specific theatre in Kent and Sussex, with professional actors, community groups, and groups with different needs. Funding was provided towards the costs of running a project for young people experiencing mental health challenges.
30/06/2017 £4,721 Trees Community Association 3? Trees Community Association Ltd is a charity with the sole function of managing the Willingdon Trees Community Centre in Eastbourne for the benefit of the local community. The Board is focused on meeting the needs of young families, local teenagers and older residents on the Estate. Funding was provided towards room hire, courses and project co-ordination/publicity.
31/03/2017 £10,000 Central and South Sussex Citizens Advice Bureau 2? CASSCA provides free, confidential, impartial advice to people in need in West Sussex. Funding was provided to employ a debt caseworker, to work with people at risk of losing their homes through rent arrears or mortgage debt.
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SUSSEX COMMUNITY FOUNDATION 15 Western Road LEWES BN7 1RL

Objectives

3.1 THE PROMOTION OF ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTIES OF EAST SUSSEX, WEST SUSSEX AND THE CITY OF BRIGHTON AND HOVE AND IN PARTICULAR THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THE PROTECTION OF GOOD HEALTH BOTH MENTAL AND PHYSICAL AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND SICKNESS; 3.2 OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ELSEWHERE WHICH ARE IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY INCLUDING THOSE IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.