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Wiltshire Community Foundation

http://www.wiltshirecf.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1123126)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 207 significant donations totalling £1,209,091

When Amount Grantee To be used for
28/02/2017 £10,000 DASH DASH is an independent local charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life of adults of working age with Aspergers and other high functioning Autistic Spectrum conditions living in Swindon. Funding was to support the staffing costs of Advice Service Workers and Group Support Workers.
28/02/2017 £1,808 Wiltshire Music Centre Wiltshire Music Centre’s aims to advance music education for all ages and abilities in and around Wiltshire. Funding was to support project costs.
28/02/2017 £461 Filling Station The Filling Station provides relief to people who are homeless or otherwise vulnerable by the provision of food, basic provisions and other material needs. Funding was to support the provision of hot drinks, sandwiches and tinned food to the street homeless in Swindon as well as blankets/clothing.
28/02/2017 £156,257 Barnardo's Northern Ireland Barnardos prove a wide range of services to enable the most vulnerable children in society to believe in themselves and achieve their potential. Funding was to commission Barnardos to train staff, and provide resources and ongoing support to staff who will deliver the programme to primary schools in Wiltshire.
28/02/2017 £15,000 Wiltshire Council Youth Offending Team Wiltshire's Youth Offending Team (YOT) works with children and young people who are involved in offending behaviour. Funding was to provide training and resources for the RESPECT Young Peoples Programme to Wiltshire Youth Offending Team.
31/01/2017 £1,000 Kennet Friends Kennet Friends provides a safe, welcoming environment for people with long-term mental health illnesses referred through GP professionals and healthcare services. Funding was to support the costs of introducing an exercise programme for members.
31/01/2017 £45,000 SMASH Youth Project SMASH Youth Project works with vulnerable young people aged between 13 and 18 providing one-to-one mentoring tailored to individual needs, working with young people to create a lasting impact, spurring them on within their families and communities. Funding was to support the costs of a mentoring programme for children and young people.
31/01/2017 £1,495 Doorway Doorway provides support to homeless and vulnerable adults, aged 16+, with complex needs, in Chippenham and the surrounding area of rural North Wiltshire, and helps them move on in their lives. Funding was to support the project costs of a dedicated women’s group.
31/01/2017 £2,500 Willows Counselling Service Willows Counselling Service is a counselling charity and a training agency, providing counselling for adults on a wide range of emotional and life issues. Funding was to support counselling for people living in areas of economic deprivation.
31/01/2017 £1,940 REACH Inclusive Arts REACH Inclusive Arts create opportunities for people with disability or mental health problem to experience art as a therapeutic medium and create exciting work which conveys something about their lives. Funding was to support drama and art workshops for young people aged 11-17 with psychotic issues who are about to move back to the community after short stays in a hospital unit.
31/01/2017 £2,000 Family Counselling Trust Wiltshire Family Counselling Trust (FCT) works to help and support families suffering severe relationship problems with their children, and problems with child mental health. Funding was to support the costs of a Family Liaison and Recruitment Officer to enable the growth of the service.
31/01/2017 £1,000 Parks Volunteer Resource & Retail Outlet Parks Volunteer Resource & Retail Outlet is a community project based in Park South, which runs a retail shop and a resource centre ensuring that people living on low incomes are able to access affordable clothing and other basic essential, and that the can also access training and support. Funding was to support the costs of arts and crafts sessions.
31/01/2017 £1,016 Parkinson's UK - Swindon & District Branch Parkinson's UK - Swindon & District Branch supports everyone affected by Parkinson’s in the Swindon area by providing activities and an environment accessible to all, including family members and carers, and also to support research for a cure. Funding was to support the cost of updating and producing further copies of their DVD "Newly Diagnosed with Parkinson's"
31/01/2017 £2,500 Wiltshire MIND Wiltshire Mind provides a friendly, safe places where anyone at risk of or experiencing mental health issues can find the support and respect they need and deserve. Funding was to support the costs of the Trowbridge Support Group.
31/01/2017 £1,950 Home-Start South Wiltshire Home-Start South Wiltshire provides support for families with young children aged under five who are struggling to cope in times of tragedy or distress, which could range from bereavement to post natal depression. Funding was to support weekly visits from a trained volunteer to 4 families with mental and physical health problems.
31/01/2017 £2,723 Youth Action Wiltshire Youth Action Wiltshire, which is part of Community First, provide services and support for the network of voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire, and additional work directly with young people such as young carers. Funding was to support services for voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire.
31/01/2017 £3,000 Big Breakfast + Big Breakfast + aims to stabilise the lives of vulnerable adults, the homeless and those in danger of becoming homeless by providing a hot breakfast, and access in a safe and warm environment to advice and signposting opportunities from outreach workers in partner organisations and agencies. Funding was to support the costs of hall hire for one year.
31/01/2017 £2,000 Seeds4Success Seeds4Success is a youth support charity serving the rural area of South West Wiltshire with the overarching aim being to support the personal development of young people aged 11 – 19 years old (up to 25 years old if they have additional needs) through the delivery of training and practical volunteering opportunities. Funding was to support the provision and development of an existing weekly session for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).
31/01/2017 £1,646 RISE:61 RISE:61 creates opportunities for young people from Bemerton Heath to thrive, using sport, music, mentoring, and community projects to empowered them to redirect their futures and achieve the potential that exists within them all. Funding was to support the costs of mountain bikes and training for a new mountain bike club.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Big Breakfast + Big Breakfast + aims to stabilise the lives of vulnerable adults, the homeless and those in danger of becoming homeless by providing a hot breakfast, and access in a safe and warm environment to advice and signposting opportunities from outreach workers in partner organisations and agencies. Funding was to support the Project Co-ordinator post.
30/11/2016 £4,806 Highworth Youth Nexus Highworth Youth Nexus offer a Youth cafe and mentoring service to meet the needs of the young people in Highworth and surrounding areas, providing recreational and leisure time and developing skills, capacities and capabilities in the interests of social welfare for young people. Funding was to support mentoring for young people at Highworth Warneford, and to run healthy living group activities from the café for a range of young people.
30/11/2016 £15,000 RISE:61 RISE:61 creates opportunities for young people from Bemerton Heath to thrive, using sport, music, mentoring, and community projects to empowered them to redirect their futures and achieve the potential that exists within them all. Funding to support a new Bike Hub enabling young people to develop new skills and work experience through refurbishing and maintaining bikes for the local community.
30/11/2016 £2,000 Worton and Marston Village Hall Worton and Marsden maintain a village hall for the use of the inhabitants of the parishes of Worton & Marston. Funding was to support a disabled toilet and baby changing facilities.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Jamie's Farm Jamie’s Farm enable disadvantaged children (aged 11-16) to thrive academically, socially and emotionally through a unique one-week residential and rigorous follow-up programme, combining ‘Farming, Family and Therapy'. Funding was to support salary costs.
30/11/2016 £5,000 Waste Not Want Not Waste Not Want Not's objective is to alleviate the effect of poverty for families by providing a source of affordable furniture and household items. Funding was to support the Project Manager salary costs.
30/11/2016 £9,732 Parkinson's UK - Swindon & District Branch Parkinson's UK - Swindon & District Branch supports everyone affected by Parkinson’s in the Swindon area by providing activities and an environment accessible to all, including family members and carers, and also to support research for a cure. Funding was to support respite activities so that carers can have some free time, and a monthly coffee mornings.
30/11/2016 £15,000 South Wilts Mencap South Wilts Mencap supports people with learning disabilities; inspiring them to achieve their full potential through providing advice and support, events and activities. Funding was to support the cost of a series of activity days for children and young people.
30/11/2016 £15,000 Swindon Advocacy Movement Swindon Advocacy Movement is a user led organisation for people with learning disabilities who work with people with a range of different care and support needs. SAM provide a free and accessible advocacy service enabling people to gain independence, speak up for their rights and get access to help and services they are entitled to. Funding was to support the cost of an advocate to work with people with learning disabilities and High Functioning Autism.
30/11/2016 £5,000 Wiltshire Wildlife Trust Wiltshire Wildlife Trust works to create a sustainable future for wildlife and people. Funding was to support the purchase tools for the Milestones project.
30/11/2016 £8,500 Kennet Friends Kennet Friends provides a safe, welcoming environment for people with long-term mental health illnesses referred through GP professionals and healthcare services. Funding was to support the costs of outings for club members.
30/11/2016 £15,000 Swindon Samaritans Swindon Samaritans offer 7 days a week to provide emotional support through a telephone helpline service, and also reach out to higher risk groups in the local community. Funding was to support the costs of a Shop Manager.
30/11/2016 £7,500 West Swindon Family Centre West Swindon Family Centre supports those most at risk through the delivery of a range of services and projects designed to empower children and parents by reducing inequality, promoting positive life choices and strengthening relationships. Funding was to support the costs of employing Family Support Service Workers.
31/10/2016 £3,000 Willows Counselling Service Willows Counselling Service is a counselling charity and a training agency, providing counselling for adults on a wide range of emotional and life issues. Funding was to support subsisides counselling for people on a low income.
30/09/2016 £1,500 Royal Wootton Basset Sea Cadets Royal Wootton Basset Sea Cadets aim to develop young people, aged 10-18, towards responsible adulthood based on the training, skills and customs of the Royal Navy. Funding was to support the cost of replacing the old heaters with a new energy efficient system
30/09/2016 £713 Filling Station The Filling Station provides relief to people who are homeless or otherwise vulnerable by the provision of food, basic provisions and other material needs. Funding was to support the provision of hot drinks, sandwiches and tinned food to the street homeless in Swindon as well as blankets/clothing.
31/08/2016 £1,500 Wiltshire Portage The aim of Wiltshire Portage is to support the development of young children's play, communication and relationships within the family, beyond the home, to support the young child's inclusion in the wider community. Funding was to support the purchase of office IT equipment.
31/08/2016 £2,923 Viewpoint Community Media Viewpoint Community Media is a long standing Community Television service based in Swindon which aims to grow and support a strong community in Swindon with the resources to communicate freely and effectively across its diversity. Funding was to support a film project with survivors of domestic abuse in Swindon, to raise awareness of the scale and the damaging impact of domestic abuse.
31/08/2016 £3,000 Life Education Centre (Wiltshire) Ltd Life Education Centre educates primary school children (3-11) about the risks associated with medicines, alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs. Funding was to support the costs of employing 2 part-time educators. Funding was to support the costs of employing 2 part-time educators. Funding was to support the costs of employing 2 part-time educators.
31/08/2016 £2,422 Volunteer Centre Swindon Volunteer Centre Swindon provides advice and guidance to anyone in and around Swindon wishing to volunteer. Funding was to support a project to engage ex-offenders in volunteering.
31/08/2016 £1,248 Olive Tree Café The Olive Tree Cafe is a social enterprise which supports people recovering from mental illness and other disadvantaged groups, by providing them with positive, work related opportunities in a café. Funding was to support the continued employment of a dedicated Support Worker for volunteers who have Asperger's and Autism.
31/08/2016 £3,000 Life Education Centre (Wiltshire) Ltd Life Education Centre educates primary school children (3-11) about the risks associated with medicines, alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs. Funding was to support the costs of employing 2 part-time educators.
31/08/2016 £2,000 Wessex Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre Wessex Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre aims to help its members achieve a better quality of life by offering physical and emotional therapies to support them throughout their illness. Funding was to support the travel costs of members living on a low income.
31/08/2016 £1,500 Volunteer Centre Swindon Volunteer Centre Swindon provides advice and guidance to anyone in and around Swindon wishing to volunteer. Funding was to support a programme to help engage older people in volunteering as a means of addressing social isolation.
31/08/2016 £3,000 Waste Not Want Not Waste Not Want Not's objective is to alleviate the effect of poverty for families by providing a source of affordable furniture and household items. By offering a free collection service WNWN assists those in the local community that wish surplus and usable household goods to be diverted away from the waste stream to help people in need. Funding was to support the salary of the Project Manager.
31/08/2016 £2,000 DASH DASH is an independent local charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life of adults of working age with Aspergers and other high functioning Autistic Spectrum conditions living in Swindon. Funding was to support the costs of providing “Autism Matters”, a one-stop shop for advice and information for those affected by autism, their families, employers and others.
31/08/2016 £1,272 Headway Salisbury & South Wiltshire Headway Salisbury and South Wiltshire supports local adults with acquired brain injuries, and their families by promoting understanding and awareness of all aspects of brain injury; providing information, support and services to meet individuals’ needs and those of their family and friends. Funding was to support the costs of running a facilitated peer support group, enabling those with brain injuries to use their experiences to support each other.
31/08/2016 £2,450 Youth Action Wiltshire Youth Action Wiltshire, which is part of Community First, provide services and support for the network of voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire, and additional work directly with young people such as young carers. Funding was to support services for voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire.
31/08/2016 £1,000 Enrych Swindon and Wiltshire ENRYCH Swindon & Wiltshire provides a 1 to 1 volunteer matching service to adults, especially young adults, with a physical disability in Swindon, so that they can overcome social isolation, meet new people, and regain their confidence and independence. Funding was to support the salary for the Part-time Project Coordinator who organises activities and events for the members and their volunteers to enjoy together.
31/08/2016 £3,000 Doorway Doorway provides support to homeless and vulnerable adults, aged 16+, with complex needs, in Chippenham and the surrounding area of rural North Wiltshire, and helps them move on in their lives. Funding was to support the core costs of one of the Support Workers.
31/08/2016 £2,000 Learning for Life Wiltshire Learning for Life works with people with disabilities and carers in Swindon and Wiltshire providing education, training and personal development opportunities, promoting choice, self determination, equality and personal growth. Funding was to support a series of 5 x 12 week courses based on individual Personal Development Plans, including life and work skills, and health and wellbeing.
31/08/2016 £2,181 Wiltshire Music Centre Wiltshire Music Centre’s aims to advance music education for all ages and abilities in and around Wiltshire. Funding was to support project costs.
30/06/2016 £2,000 Pathfinders (Swindon) Pathfinders enable our members with disabilities, to access and try outdoor sporting activities that their peer groups undertake, building up their self-esteem, confidence and most importantly independence. Funding was to support the costs of a residential week of sporting activity for 14 young people
30/06/2016 £1,000 Colerne Old School Charity Colerne Old School Charity maintain the Old School Community Rooms in Vicarage Lane, Colerne and Green Lane Recreation Ground and Pavilion, Green Lane, Colerne for use by the inhabitants of the Parish. Funding was to support installing and equipping a boules terrain, as well as indoor bowls for use in inclement weather.
30/06/2016 £2,400 Golden-Oldies Ltd The Golden-Oldies Charity (Goldies) is a social initiative, bringing positive change to marginalised vulnerable people through structured daytime social 'Sing and Smile' sessions that encourage participation and functional exercise. Funding was to support Session Leaders for 9 groups meeting in towns across Wiltshire and Swindon.
30/06/2016 £6,953 Wiltshire Law Centre Wiltshire Law Centre offers free legal advice to the disadvantaged people of Swindon and Wiltshire most of whom are in poverty and are reliant either completely on benefit income or on low pay, struggle to access the legal help they need. Funding was to support ongoing training for solicitors and advisors and to enable trainee solicitor to qualify.
30/06/2016 £5,000 Learning for Life Wiltshire Learning for Life works with people with disabilities and carers in Swindon and Wiltshire providing education, training and personal development opportunities, promoting choice, self determination, equality and personal growth. Funding was to support 6 months of courses based on individual Personal Development Plans which include life and work skills and health and wellbeing.
30/06/2016 £4,850 DASH DASH is an independent local charity whose mission is to improve the quality of life of adults of working age with Aspergers and other high functioning Autistic Spectrum conditions living in Swindon. Funding was to support a one year pilot project called “Vulnerable Women and Housing”, supporting women with Aspergers to develop their independence.
30/06/2016 £15,000 Willows Counselling Service Willows Counselling Service is a counselling charity and a training agency, providing counselling for adults on a wide range of emotional and life issues. Funding was to support subsidised counselling sessions for people on low incomes.
30/06/2016 £4,000 Studley Green Day Care Centre Studley Green Community Day Care Centre provides day care facilities for the older residents of Studley Green, Trowbridge. Funding was to support 4 outings to the seaside, shows and other locations.
30/06/2016 £4,000 Prospect Hospice Propspect Hospice provide care for terminally ill patents and their families. Funding was to support updating sluice room equipment.
30/06/2016 £5,000 Wroughton Youth Adventure Charity Wroughton Youth Adventure Charity is a residential and day activity and conference centre for children and young people. Funding was to support the purchase of beds and chairs for the centre.
30/06/2016 £10,000 S.W.A.D.S S.W.A.D.S is a Health and Well being Centre supporting Swindon and the surrounding area which offers a range of therapeutic interventions including counselling and arts psychotherapies. Funding was to support staffing costs to support people bereaved as a result of an addiction.
30/06/2016 £10,000 Wessex Community Action Wessex Community Action providing a range of support services that include training, information, advice and practical help. Funding was to support the salary costs of the Project Co-ordinator.
30/06/2016 £2,000 Devizes & District Association for the Disabled Devizes & District Association for the Disabled provide a meeting place for all groups etc, in the local community. Funding was to support the costs of refurbishing the men’s toilets.
30/06/2016 £5,000 Devizes Canoe Club Devizes Canoe Club provided facilities, coaching, competitive and recreational opportunities for kayaking and canoeing in the Devizes community. Funding was to support training equipment for the club.
30/06/2016 £2,906 Jubilee Centre The Jubilee Centre is a safe, caring and active environment for its members, providing members with a freshly prepared and cooked midday meal and promoting independence and improved health. Funding was to support the cost of summer outings for club members.
30/06/2016 £15,000 Swindon Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis Swindon Therapy Centre for Multiple Sclerosis is a self-help charity, providing support to people with MS and other neurological conditions, as well as their carers and families. Funding was to support a new Clinical Manager post as part of a wider project to expand the Centre’s services.
31/03/2016 £9,000 West Lavington Youth Club West Lavington Youth Club provide safe youth club sessions during the evenings, provide a range of support and development activities for young people, particularly those disadvantaged in some way. Funding was to support a Senior Managing Leader (SML) post.
31/03/2016 £3,774 Dressability Dressabiility provides a unique garment alteration/adaptation dressmaking service for people with physically and learning disabilities. Funding was to support outreach to new and existing clients in North Wiltshire.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Doorway Doorway provides support to homeless and vulnerable adults, aged 16+, with complex needs, in Chippenham and the surrounding area of rural North Wiltshire, and helps them move on in their lives. Funding was to support the costs of the Support Services Manager.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Relate Mid-Wiltshire Relate Mid Wiltshire aims to provide Relationship Counselling, Family Counselling, counselling for Children and Young People and Sex Therapy. Funding was to support a specialist counselling service for children in Primary Schools.
31/03/2016 £3,050 Greatwood Greatwood educates disadvantaged and disengaged young people aged 5-24 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) through equine assisted learning. Funding was to support the salary of a specialist SEND Learning Support Assistant who helps deliver their education programme.
31/03/2016 £3,000 Clivey & Twist Clivey Twist is a youth organisation based in a deprived area of Swindon. which runs a drop in facility for young people aged 8-19. Funding was to support the costs of the Project Manager.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Carer Support Wiltshire Carer Support Wiltshire aims to ensure that all unpaid carers across Wiltshire are supported through the provision of targeted information, advice, and activities based on an initial assessment of their needs. Funding was to support the project costs of a Carers' back to work employment project.
31/03/2016 £4,500 Wiltshire Music Centre Wiltshire Music Centre’s aims are to advance music education for all ages and abilities in and around Wiltshire. Funding was to support a Special Schools Festival for children with special needs.
31/03/2016 £4,525 Viewpoint Community Media Viewpoint Community Media is a long standing Community Television service based in Swindon which aims to grow and support a strong community in Swindon with the resources to communicate freely and effectively across its diversity. Funding was to support staff costs, equipment and room hire.
31/03/2016 £563 Filling Station The Filling Station provides relief to people who are homeless or otherwise vulnerable by the provision of food, basic provisions and other material needs. Funding was to support the provision of hot drinks, sandwiches and tinned food to the street homeless in Swindon as well as blankets/clothing.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Enrych Swindon and Wiltshire ENRYCH Swindon & Wiltshire provides a 1 to 1 volunteer matching service to adults, especially young adults, with a physical disability in Swindon, so that they can overcome social isolation, meet new people, and regain their confidence and independence. Funding was to support the salary of the project manager to supervise the matching service and the core operations of the organisation.
31/03/2016 £5,000 Eastcott Community Organisation Eastcott Community Organisation manages the Savernake Street Social Hall, and organises events and activities to create a community hub and increase social cohesion. Funding was to support increased staffing for the centre.
31/03/2016 £5,000 Wiltshire Youth for Christ Wiltshire YFC delivers community based, school based and targeted youth work to help children and young people to fulfill their potential, projects include youth drop-ins, football and school holiday activities, relationships and sex education, mentoring and self-esteem programmes. Funding was to support the salary costs of a Co-ordinator and the costs of resources and activities for a mentoring service for disadvantaged young people in Trowbridge.
31/03/2016 £15,000 SPLITZ Support Services Splitz works with victims of domestic abuse, at every level of 'risk', across Wiltshire, their dependent children, as well as perpetrators of abuse with the aim of encouraging healthy relationships. Funding was to support the cost of employing a triage specialist over 3 years.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Arts Together Arts Together aims to improve the health and wellbeing of frail, isolated older people by devising a varied programme of professional arts projects to provide the interest, stimulation, social contact and fun which is otherwise lacking in members' lives. Funding was to support the costs of training and support for volunteers and artists.
31/03/2016 £5,000 Life Education Centre (Wiltshire) Ltd Life Education Centre educates primary school children (3-11) about the risks associated with medicines, alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs. Funding was to support to the salary costs of the post of Educator
31/03/2016 £5,000 Service Users Network Swindon Service Users Network Swindon aims to provide opportunities for service users to have a voice about the care they receive, by supporting, training and encouraging mental health service users to speak out about their experiences of mental health services.
31/03/2016 £2,000 19th Swindon Scout Group 19th Swindon Scout Group aims to provide activities and learning opportunities for all children from all different backgrounds. Funding was to support relocation and storage costs for Scout Troup equipment.
31/03/2016 £15,000 Youth Adventure Trust The Youth Adventure Trust helps vulnerable young people unlock their potential and lead positive lives in the future through the delivery of outward bound activities. Funding was to support the provision of a programme of outdoor and residential activities.
31/03/2016 £5,000 Bourne Valley Link Scheme Bourne Valley Link Scheme provide assistance and services to people in need in the Bourne Valley parishes of Cholderton, Newton Toney, Allington, Idmiston and The Winterbournes. Funding was to support a part-time Community Consultant.
29/02/2016 £2,958 Seeds4Success Seeds4Success is a youth support charity serving the rural area of South West Wiltshire which supports the personal development of young people aged 11 – 19 years old (up to 25 years old if they have additional needs) through the delivery of training and practical volunteering opportunities. The grant supported the costs of peer leader training and support, and activity costs.
29/02/2016 £5,035 Youth Action Wiltshire Youth Action Wiltshire, which is part of Community First, provide services and support for the network of voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire, and additional work directly with young people such as young carers. The grant supported infrastructure support for voluntary youth clubs throughout Wiltshire.
29/02/2016 £750 Eastcott Community Organisation Eastcott Community Organisation manages the Savernake Street Social Hall, and organises events and activities to create a community hub and increase social cohesion. The grant supported the costs of an afternoon tea event for local people to build community cohesion.
29/02/2016 £2,805 Wiltshire Music Centre Wiltshire Music Centre’s aims to advance music education for all ages and abilities in and around Wiltshire. The grant supported costs of a music project.
31/01/2016 £2,000 Waste Not Want Not Waste Not Want Not's objective is to alleviate the effect of poverty for families by providing a source of affordable furniture and household items. By offering a free collection service WNWN assists those in the local community that wish surplus and usable household goods to be diverted away from the waste stream to help people in need. The grant supporting volunteer costs for the organisation for one year.
31/01/2016 £1,900 KFR KFR provides households across Wiltshire and Swindon with affordable furniture and white goods by collecting unwanted items from within the community and repairing and refurbishing to make them available to others. The grant supported the costs of providing volunteer training opportunities for up to 40 longer-term unemployed or vulnerable people.
31/01/2016 £1,248 Olive Tree Café The Olive Tree Cafe is a social enterprise which supports people recovering from mental illness and other disadvantaged groups, by providing them with positive, work related opportunities in a café. The grant supported employment of a skilled Support Worker to work alongside people with Aspergers/Autism diagnosis when they are volunteering in the cafe.
31/01/2016 £2,000 Wiltshire Youth for Christ Wiltshire YFC delivers community based, school based and targeted youth work to help children and young people to fulfill their potential, projects include youth drop-ins, football and school holiday activities, relationships and sex education, mentoring and self-esteem programmes. The grant supported provision of evening youth sessions at the youth club in Potterne.
31/01/2016 £1,020 Swindon Samaritans Swindon Samaritans offer 7 days a week to provide emotional support through a telephone helpline service, and also reach out to higher risk groups in the local community. The grant supported the costs of new promotional materials to advertise their new phone number which is free to callers.
31/01/2016 £2,000 Cedar Court Day Centre Cedar Court Day Centre offer a weekly Monday club for older people with additional outings and entertainment, and Christmas treats. The grant supported the running costs of transport and activities for the day centre to continue.
30/11/2015 £3,000 Helping Victims of Domestic Violence Helping Victims of Domestic Violence exists to aid and help Victims both Male and Female and their families that have fled Domestic Violence by providing clothing and household items to give the families a new start in life in a safe environment. The grant supported the set up and running costs for this new organisation to provide support to families and individuals, male and female, who have experienced domestic violence.
30/11/2015 £1,000 Wiltshire MIND Wiltshire Mind provides a friendly, safe places where anyone at risk of or experiencing mental health issues can find the support and respect they need and deserve. The grant supported a peer support group in Salisbury.
30/11/2015 £3,000 Willows Counselling Service Willows Counselling Service is a counselling charity and a training agency, providing counselling for adults on a wide range of emotional and life issues. The grant supported the costs of counselling for people from the Haydon Wick area.
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I) THE PROMOTION OF ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTY OF WILTSHIRE AND THE BOROUGH OF SWINDON AND ITS IMMEDIATE NEIGHBOURHOOD ("THE AREA OF BENEFIT"), AND (II) OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM WHICH ARE IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A PREFERENCE FOR THOSE IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.