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Virgin Money Foundation

http://www.virginmoneyfoundation.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1161290)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 106 significant donations to registered charities totalling £5,695,088

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
21/12/2018 £50,000 Oasis Aquila Housing Oasis Aquila Housing (OAH) is a homelessness charity based in Gateshead. The programme will ensure that young people are in sustained employment and have improved confidence and motivation, well-developed employability and financial capability skills
21/12/2018 £29,760 Tees Music Alliance Tees Music Alliance will run their new project the Kitchen which aims to train young people to a level which will enable them to engage more confidently with the local jobs market.
21/12/2018 £36,925 YMCA North Tyneside YMCA North Tyneside will engage economically inactive, disadvantaged and homeless young people in training activities to achieve sustainable employment
21/12/2018 £38,718 Action Station South Tyneside Limited Action Station wil work with young people through coaching and mentoring to help them achieve employment.
21/12/2018 £10,000 Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau have received an additional ward to continue its Housing Advice and Tenancy Support Service.
21/12/2018 £47,370 Street League Street League have received an additional award to support its work in Middlesbrough.
24/10/2018 £42,409 Nacro 1 Nacro is a national charity working with homeless and vulnerable people. The award is to enable Nacro to set up a social lettings agency in North Tyneside.
24/10/2018 £30,917 Moving On Durham Moving On Durham provides practical support and advice to young people in housing need across County Durham. The award is to enable the organisation to develop its lettings service in order that it becomes a self-sustaining.
24/10/2018 £52,616 The Junction Foundation The Junction Foundation is a charity based on Redcar High Street working with some of the most vulnerable children and young people in the Tees Valley. The award will enable young people to lead on a campaign to raise awareness of the issues they and their community face with the aim of helping services to identify support needs earlier.
24/10/2018 £44,686 Future Regeneration of Grangetown FROG works to support the regeneration of Grangetown in Redcar. The award is towards the organisation’s ongoing running costs as it undertakes a large capital project.
24/10/2018 £49,996 Keystone Development Trust This is a proposal to develop a plan for the refurbishment of a community building in Thetford and for as small amount of initial capital costs.
24/10/2018 £49,142 Great Yarmouth Community Trust Self-sustaining, not-for-profit provision of hot, healthy lunches to vulnerable groups and, nurseries and other community customers in Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Lowestoft.
24/10/2018 £17,006 Haltwhistle Film Project Haltwhistle Film Project is a small film company based in Northumberland working across the North East and Cumbria. The award will support Tales to Tell, a film project giving young people with physical and learning disabilities the opportunity to express their views and help the wider community to understand the potential they can bring.
24/10/2018 £50,000 The SeaChange Trust This is a proposal to regenerate a problem area, adjacent to the Drill House, creating space for social enterprises and community facilities
24/10/2018 £48,630 Appleseed Social Enterprise Funding to pilot the commercial feasibility of producing herbs for local communities - generating skills, employment opportunities, local awareness and a sustainable income stream.
24/10/2018 £49,660 North East Autism Society The North East Autism Society supports people with autism across the North East. The award is to support an employment programme supporting young people into sustained employment in North East Durham.
24/10/2018 £49,768 Action Foundation Action Foundation supports refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants in Newcastle, Gateshead and Sunderland. The award is to enable it to expand its housing provision.
24/10/2018 £22,000 Cramlington Voluntary Youth Project Ltd Cramlington Voluntary Youth Project is a very active youth initiative based in Northumberland. The award is to support the running costs of a new outdoor centre in Kielder Forest.
24/10/2018 £30,000 Norfolk Prohelp Norfolk Pro Help encourages local businesses to provide their services free of charge to voluntary organisations in the City. The award is to support its running costs over the next three years.
24/10/2018 £50,000 The Feed This is a proposal to open a training centre and sandwich shop in Norwich supporting homeless people into work.
16/07/2018 £41,010 Barnardo's Barnardo’s runs a project working with teenage parents in Newcastle. The award pays for a housing worker to help 80 young vulnerable parents each year to find and to keep a home.
16/07/2018 £49,951 Wm Morrison Darlington Enterprise Trust The Morrison Trust is based in Darlington where it supports residents of the Town who are unemployed. The award will support the Trust to work with a group of young people helping them into sustainable employment.
16/07/2018 £37,457 Youth Focus: North East Originally established by a group of statutory and voluntary youth sector providers in the region, Youth Focus NE has developed from being primarily a training and support resource for the youth sector, to being one of the key direct delivery youth charities in the North East. The award is to support its work in Teesside supporting young people into sustainable employment.
13/07/2018 £59,200 New Writing North New Writing North is a writing development agency set up by and for writers. The award will enable New Writing City to work Excelsior Academy in Newcastle and Academy 360 in Sunderland to engage young people in social action through writing, filmmaking and performance. New Writing City will work in two schools, Excelsior Academy in Newcastle and Academy 360 in Sunderland to engage young people in social action through writing, filmmaking and performance.
13/07/2018 £57,558 Jack Drum Arts Jack Drum Arts is County Durham’s longest established arts organisation working with communities in South West Durham. The award will enable them to work with young people, including Syrian refugees to develop cultural social action projects with a human rights focus. Creating Culture will work with young people, including Syrian refugees to develop cultural social action projects with a human rights focus.
13/07/2018 £45,993 Family Gateway Family Gateway works with families who are living in poverty from its base in North Tyneside. The award will give the Barefoot Buddies - young people who have been supported by Family Gateway - the opportunity to give back by designing and delivering social action projects to benefit their wider community. The #iwill Take Action award will enable the Barefoot Buddies, young people who have been supported by Family Gateway, the opportunity to give back and design and deliver social action projects to benefit their wider community.
03/05/2018 £116,000 Cornerstone Supported Housing and Counselling Ltd 6 Cornerstone is based in Willington in County Durham and in Hartlepool. Its aim is to support people who are homeless or at risk to live independently in the community. Cornerstone achieves this by providing a spectrum of housing support and workshop based work experience. The award is to enable it to develop and expand its furniture enterprise to create jobs for service users and to assist in achieving financial sustainability.
24/04/2018 £60,000 YMCA Newcastle YMCA Newcastle work with some of the hardest to reach young people across Newcastle. The award will enable young volunteers at YMCA’s Walker Hub to take ownership of improving Walker Park; working with the park ranger, the Walker Ward Committee and staff at YMCA Newcastle to turn it into a thriving, safe space for the benefit of the whole community.
16/02/2018 £44,992 North Tyneside VODA North Tyneside VODA is the local infrastructure organisation delivering several volunteer programmes across North Tyneside. The award is to support young volunteers to develop digital media and film making skills they can utilise in their volunteering work with local charities and community groups across North Tyneside.
16/02/2018 £20,000 Unfolding Theatre Unfolding Theatre is a ‘big hearted’ theatre company based in Newcastle, engaging people who are not historically theatre goers in the creative process. The award is to support Multiverse Arcade, an arts experience which inspires young people to think creatively and be the change in tackling social issues.
12/02/2018 £50,000 Oasis Aquila Housing Oasis Aquila Housing (OAH) is a homelessness charity based in Gateshead which has run a bond scheme for the last six years. Staff from the bond scheme try to build a close relationship with the landlord, ensuring that the properties are of a reasonable standard. Staff from OAH will also help the tenant to maintain the tenancy. The Bond scheme was originally set up with funding from a national scheme run by Crisis with funding from the Big Lottery Fund. It is on target to set up 40 tenancies this year. The grant to OAH is to enable them to continue operating the scheme ibn Gateshead, increasing its reach. OAH intend to support 50 people into a sustainable tenancy as a result.
12/02/2018 £32,847 Youth Almighty Project 4 Youth Almighty Project (YAP) is a vibrant, well attended youth project set up by local people in 2005 to serve the needs of young people living in Silksworth, in Sunderland. This grant is to enable YAP to continue to deliver their Positive Experiences Employment Programme. YAP have good working relationships with employers in the area who are keen to support this project. Intensive support is provided to those employers who provide work experience opportunities for any young people to ensure they see this as a positive experience and in the hope they may offer future employment opportunities.
12/02/2018 £27,000 The Millin Charity 4 The Millin Charity (MC) is a community development organisation based in the West of Newcastle. MC host and support the Women’s Trading Collective (WTC) which operates through the collective, voluntary efforts of its members to design, produce and bring to market a variety of products. To date the items that the collective have produced have been handmade. These items, whilst attractive, are labour intensive and impossible to create at scale. Although it had significant value as a community development activity it could not become a sustainable business. Through the funding WTC aims to develop into a commercially viable and sustainable social business with a range of design-led products that capture the spirit of WTC, each carrying the logo ‘This Woman Means Business’.
12/02/2018 £28,450 Berwick Youth Project 1 Berwick Youth Project (BYP) runs a youth club, an information and advice service and a supported accommodation project in Berwick Upon Tweed. Until 2016, it had 11 bed spaces to accommodate homeless young people from the town. Following the end of a long-term lease on a large property it managed in the centre of Berwick, BYP is reduced to using the six bed spaces it has on the first floor of its purpose built headquarters. The grant to BYP will enable them to continue to employ a support worker. Their role is to support existing tenants, help them to move into rented accommodation and help the increasing numbers of young people that cannot be accommodated in the centre to find and keep rented accommodation in other properties in Berwick.
12/02/2018 £49,945 The Junction Foundation The Junction Foundation (JF) is based in the Coatham area of Redcar, in one of the most deprived parts of the Country. JF have developed a particular specialism in recent years focussing on young people’s mental health. It also runs an employment programme helping young people into work. This grant is to enable JF to employ a project worker to work with 40 young people. They expect to support get 25 of these young people into sustained employment.
12/02/2018 £17,500 Blue Watch Youth Centre 4 The BWYP is a youth project based in Ryhope which lies on the coast to the South of the Wear in Sunderland. BWYC work with young people to help them understand what employers want from them. BWYC also offers training in literacy, numeracy and IT skills. It also offers work-placements or volunteering opportunities with a range of local employers. The grant is to enable BWYP to continue their successful youth employment scheme. This year BWYC intends to recruit 45 young people onto the programme and get a further 25 into sustained employment.
12/02/2018 £20,613 700 Club 5 The 700 Club is a community organisation based in Darlington which provides help and support to homeless people in the town. The grant is to continue to fund their bond scheme. By providing a bond as an alternative to a deposit and by working proactively with a number of local landlords, it enables people who are homeless and people who are living in the emergency accommodation run by the charity to access reasonable quality rented accommodation.
08/12/2017 £40,000 Foundation of Light 6 The Foundation of Light is the Foundation attached to Sunderland Football Club. It provides a range of formal and informal learning programmes delivered in classrooms at the stadium, in six dedicated outreach centres, at various community centres or local schools. It will soon open the Beacon of Light, a new multi-million pound building alongside the stadium which will house a school and act as a base for the FoL’s activities. The Foundation of Light has applied for funding to run a programme within the charity’s Coaches Academy. This pairs disadvantaged young people with fully-qualified coaches providing football training sessions as part of the FoL’s community coaching programme. The learners gain a range of practical qualifications and skills which will help them pursue a career in the sports coaching industry.
08/12/2017 £49,373 Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau 3 Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau was set up in 1939. It provides a range of advice, advocacy and support services for the local community including; debt and personal finance, budgeting and money management, housing and homelessness, welfare benefits and tax credits, employment rights, consumer law and energy and fuel supplies. A second award from the Foundation will enable the project to continue to provide housing advice and enable 55 households to move into rented accommodation at a time of increasing demand due, in the main, to the impact of the introduction of Universal Credit. Over the last year HCAB has also developed a close relationship with the Virgin Money branch in Hartlepool.
08/12/2017 £49,702 YMCA North Tyneside 11 YMCA North Tyneside owns a large building in North Tyneside which has been recently refurbished. It runs a large well equipped gym with a café, provides training and education, support to families and young people and emergency accommodation for young homeless people, many of whom have just left local authority care. Last year it was awarded £41,393 to employ one full-time tenancy officer and to provide additional sessional worker support to enable the young people it houses to better manage their tenancies and to help them to secure and maintain move-on accommodation. To continue this activity it has applied to the Foundation for £49,702 to run an employment programme and to employ a part-time Enterprise Development Manager to support the increasing number of social enterprises owned and run by the charity.
08/12/2017 £48,989 Bright Futures 5 Bright Futures is a young, ambitious project providing a wealth of practical help and support to the most vulnerable young women and their children in South Shields. Bright Futures has been working with Northumbria Police to provide support to around 90 young women who have been the victims of sexual abuse uncovered through Operation Sanctuary which hit the national press with the prosecution of 18 people from the West End of Newcastle. Bright Futures is also working with a smaller group of trafficked young women. The award will enable them to provide a more intensive programme of employment support to 30 of these young women of which it expects to get 15 into sustainable employment.
08/12/2017 £40,210 Handcrafted Projects 6 Handcrafted Projects provides work experience and training in carpentry and landscaping for disadvantaged and socially excluded people in and around Durham City. It developed a relationship with a Christian property fund which enabled the charity to refurbish and rent out properties to its clients and had applied to the Foundation for support to develop this aspect of its work. It has reapplied to the Foundation for a second award of £40,210 to cover the cost of employing staff to expand its housing portfolio working around hubs in Durham, Chester-le- Street, Gateshead and Stockton-On-Tees
08/12/2017 £45,600 A690 Youth Initiative 3 A690 is a youth project operating in the West of Sunderland. Last year it successfully applied to the Foundation for £41,733 to employ two part-time support workers to work with a group of around 60 young people who are not in employment, education or training. It is currently ahead of target having helped 33 young people secure employment. A690 has reapplied for continuation funding of £45,600 with a proposal to get 38 young people into sustainable employment over the year. This is a well-established youth project with a history of innovation. The two young workers who are employed are energetic and committed to the programme.
28/11/2017 £300,000 Northern Theatre Trust Ltd 5 Live Theatre is an award winning playwriting theatre in Newcastle. The award is to enable them to replicate their successful Live Tales programme into the Music, Arts and Culture quarter in Sunderland, an area undergoing arts led regeneration. This Ripple Fund award comprises both capital and revenue funding for Live Tales and a partnership with Virgin Money Foundation focused upon regeneration in Sunderland that benefits local young people and evidences the multiple secondary benefits of their work.
01/11/2017 £49,954 Developing Initiatives for Support in the Community 5 DISC provides emergency accommodation and housing support to homeless and vulnerable people, runs various drug treatment services and manages a family intervention project. The award supports a two year programme to bring 20 abandoned properties back into use and to purchase a further 20 properties across Teesside and County Durham.
01/11/2017 £15,658 Fourth Action Fourth Action is a woman-led, woman-run community organisation based in Amble in Northumberland. The award is to enable Fourth Action to work with a group of 50 young women who are not in employment, education or training to help them secure employment, self-employment or training.
01/11/2017 £40,588 Nacro 4 Nacro is a nation charity which works with offenders and ex-offenders. The award enables the charity to expand its provision of rented accommodation to vulnerable women across County Durham.
01/11/2017 £48,048 The Cornforth Partnership 5 The Cornforth Partnership is a regeneration charity based in an ex-mining community in County Durham. The award is to help a group of young parents and a wider group of young people from the village, to secure and sustain employment.
01/11/2017 £12,000 Five Lamps 5 Five Lamps is an award winning regeneration organisation based in Thornaby. The award supports the cost of running job clubs in locations across Teesside.
01/11/2017 £41,981 My Sisters Place 9 My Sister’s Place is a domestic abuse charity based in Middlesbrough. The award is to enable them to work with landlords to develop a property portfolio offering stable and appropriate housing to women leaving violent relationships.
17/08/2017 £146,097 Youth Focus North East 6 Youth Focus North East is a regional charity based in Gateshead. It runs a strategic support network for over 500 organisations supporting young people across the region, as well as its own youth led programmes. The #iwill Take Action Fund award is for the You + Us programme which will deliver 50 local challenges in 50 local communities working with young people across the North East to take action on local issues working alongside their peers and older members of the community.
17/08/2017 £148,214 The Key 10 The Key works across the North East delivering the Key Framework, helping young people to make positive steps towards employment, education, training or volunteering. The #iwill Take Action award will enable The Key to work with young people across the North East to develop over 200 social action projects. Those who complete the four stages of the Key Framework will be trained as Key Alumni to raise awareness of the #iwill campaign and support those taking part for the first time.
17/08/2017 £150,000 MFCF 2 Middlesbrough Football Club Foundation works across Teesside delivering sport, health, education and inclusion projects to raise aspirations in some of the most disadvantaged communities in the region. The #iwill Take Action award will enable them to support young people through a three stage social action programme with a focus on health and well-being. Young people will be recruited as Ambassadors who will support other young people coming through the programme.
17/08/2017 £150,000 BALTIC 2 Baltic is a contemporary art gallery in Gateshead welcoming over 500,000 people of all ages each year. It is nationally recognised for its learning programme from pre-school through to practicing artists. The #iwill Take Action award will contribute to Creating Change, a programme to embed social action in three Gateshead secondary schools, working with young people on projects exploring cultural identity, young people’s voice and their rights and community identity.
17/08/2017 £148,950 Groundwork North East & Cumbria 7 Groundwork North East and Cumbria has been supporting individuals and local communities to make positive change for over 30 years. Through the #iwill Take Action fund, Groundwork will support young people aged 11-15 to take social action. They will create opportunities for young people to campaign, volunteer and fundraise to improve green spaces and educate their community on the environment by promoting behaviour change.
24/07/2017 £288,935 Back On The Map Back on the Map is a local charity which has a long term strategy to buy empty and poorly managed properties in Hendon, hold them in local ownership, and then offer them as good quality homes where people can afford to stay and settle. Their objective is to provide a better place for communities to thrive. A long term loan of £390k from the city council, combined with a £220k grant from The Virgin Money Foundation’s Ripple Fund and Back on the Map's own commitment of £390k, will enable the charity to buy 20 empty or run down properties which will be refurbished and returned to the rental market to provide much needed family homes.
21/07/2017 £24,518 Wheels to Work County Durham 2 Wheels 2 Work County Durham run a scooter hire scheme aiming to help people access employment, training or education that would otherwise be inaccessible due to poor public transport connections. This award will allow the organisation to employ their part-time staff, a project assistant and a project officer in a full-time capacity to operate the project across County Durham.
21/07/2017 £31,609 Southwick Neighbourhood Youth Project 3 Southwick Neighbourhood Youth Project (SYNP) is based in the North of Sunderland. In response to the high levels of youth unemployment in this area of the City it has been running an employment programme in one form or another since the 1980s. The project is currently being funded from SNYP's reserves. In the last 12 months it worked with 146 individual young people - 74 women and 72 men - of these 26 moved into employment. Jobs include asbestos removal operatives, carers, production operatives for Nissan and its suppliers, labouring, cleaning and working for Age UK. SNYP has been awarded £31,609 to continue to employ the current worker for another year. In that time the project expects to work with a further 120 young people, of which 60 will move into further education, employment or training - with at least 35 moving into sustainable employment.
21/07/2017 £33,800 Hospitality and Hope 3 Hospitality and Hope has purchased a large property directly opposite Chichester Road Metro Station in South Shields. The property offers accommodation upstairs and a shop front downstairs. Having refurbished the accommodation and preparing to welcome people in during summer 2016, it is now refurbishing the shop unit. Hospitality and Hope are intending to open a café in August 2017, through the café it will aim to raise funding for the charity as well as providing training opportunities and a pathway to employment for its homeless clients. This award will be used towards staffing costs for the café during year one.
21/07/2017 £50,000 Changing Lives 8 Changing Lives has been working in Sunderland for 12 years and have built relationships with some of the hardest to reach women in the community. These women have highly complex needs, many have mental health problems, substance misuse issues, a history of being sexually exploited, and who now, due to homelessness, are living in poorly regulated private hostels where they experience further abuse. This award will allow Changing Lives to set up a service for these women, providing therapeutic interventions to support them to exit and recover from abusive relationships and move into safe and sustainable accommodation where they can live free from further abuse.
12/01/2017 £34,220 Berwick Youth Project 2 The award is to employ a worker to help existing tenants living in its own supported accommodation and to help them when they are ready to move into rented accommodation.
06/12/2016 £46,940 Oasis Aquila Housing 10 The award is to continue its successful bond scheme which enables homeless people to access rented accommodation.
06/12/2016 £47,286 Oxclose & District Young Peoples Project 1 The grant is to run an employment programme working with young people who are not in employment, education or training.
06/12/2016 £39,695 Barnardos 14 The grant pays for a housing worker. Their role is to help around 80 young vulnerable parents each year to find and to keep a home.
06/12/2016 £27,915 Blue Watch Youth Centre 4 The Blue Watch Youth Centre offers support to young people in Ryhope, in Sunderland, who are not in employment, education or training. A new programme based on feedback from local employers will provide support for those who want to move into employment by preparing them for the world of work.
06/12/2016 £250,000 Emmaus North East 6 The Ripple Fund Award of £250,000 will enable Emmaus North East to complete the refurbishment of its base in South Shields and will contribute towards the project’s initial running costs.
06/12/2016 £31,190 Youth Almighty 4 The award is to work with young people from the area who are not in employment, education or training to help them into sustainable employment.
06/12/2016 £28,750 Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust 4 The Linskill Centre is run by Linskill and North Tyneside Community Development Trust. The grant will allow it to employ a worker to generate significant additional income from its childcare facilities.
06/12/2016 £40,000 Pennywell Youth Project 5 Pennywell Youth Project (PYP) motivates and inspires young people who are living in one of the most disadvantaged parts of Sunderland. The award enables PYP to deliver a new programme to help young people develop skills and support them in becoming ready for work.
06/12/2016 £37,068 Street League 7 Street League (SL) uses the power of football to attract and engage unemployed young people from the most challenging backgrounds, with the ultimate aim of progressing them into employment, education or training. The award is to support its work in Middlesbrough.
06/12/2016 £50,000 YMCA Newcastle 7 The award is towards the start-up costs for a training enterprise growing oyster mushrooms.
06/12/2016 £49,310 Centrepoint 7 The award is to employ two learning support workers. Their role is to work with the young people who are being accommodated by Centrepoint in Sunderland to help them into work based apprenticeships.
06/12/2016 £41,393 YMCA North Tyneside 11 The grant pays for one full-time tenancy officer and for additional sessional worker support to help the young people it houses to better manage their tenancies and to help them to secure and maintain move-on accommodation.
06/12/2016 £47,723 South Tyneside Training and Enterprise Network Ltd 5 South Tyneside Training and Enterprise Network (STEN) deliver a wide range of support including CV and interview preparation, job searching, training and work experience. With help from the Foundation STEN will be able to support more young people into apprenticeships and work.
06/12/2016 £216,508 Edberts House 7 EH was awarded £90,000 to open up the building and turn the two separate houses into one space, combining the heating and electrical supply. It also received a further £111,508 over three years to continue to employ a community development worker.
14/09/2016 £49,197 Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau 3 Hartlepool Citizens Advice Bureau received an award to continue its Housing Advice and Tenancy Support Service.
14/09/2016 £49,500 Coatham House 3 Coatham House provides help to homeless young people in Redcar. The award pays for three part-time members of staff who provide practical help and support to the young people to ensure they can manage their tenancies, access educational and employment opportunities. It also pays for four apprenticeships linked to the three social enterprises it runs. As well as providing a route into employment for the young people concerned, it will also enable the charity to generate more income.
14/09/2016 £41,733 A690 Youth Initiative 3 A690 is a youth project based in Sunderland. The award pays for two part-time support workers to work with a group of young people who are not in employment, education or training with the aim of moving them into sustainable employment.
14/09/2016 £48,931 Action Foundation 12 The award is to help it to expand Action Lettings which provides emergency accommodation to refugees and destitute asylum seekers in Newcastle and Sunderland.
14/09/2016 £38,696 Bright Futures 5 The award is to help some of the young women they work with to gain sustainable employment.
14/09/2016 £50,000 Emmaus North East 6 The award will contribute towards the cost of employing staff to support “companions” in the community and to help them to move on into rented accommodation.
14/09/2016 £24,159 Actes Trust 2 The Actes Trust received an award to contribute towards the cost of developing an employability programme for long-term unemployed young people in a very deprived area of Middlesbrough.
14/09/2016 £34,900 East Cleveland Youth Housing Trust 6 This will help the charity to generate additional earned income and to continue to provide support to the young people living in ECYHT's properties to enable them to live independent lives.
14/09/2016 £36,763 700 Club 5 The 700 Club is a community organisation based in Darlington which provides help and support to homeless people. The award funds the Bridge2Home project which enables people who are homeless and people who are living in the other emergency accommodation run by the charity to access reasonable quality rented accommodation.
14/09/2016 £39,875 Depaul UK 9 The award to Depaul UK pays for a worker to manage a new community resource in a deprived part of South Shields and to set up and promote a bond scheme which will help at least 40 homeless young people secure rented accommodation.
19/01/2016 £40,900 Young Asian Voices 6 To support disadvantaged young people to achieve their career goals through delivery of a training programme to increase their future training, education and employment/enterprise prospects.
19/01/2016 £38,450 Cornerstone Supported Housing and Counselling Ltd 6 Develop an initiative in a deprived area of Hartlepool which provides housing, together with training, support and access to employment for homeless young people.
20/11/2015 £35,000 Tyne Gateway Trust 7 A request to fund the development of a social enterprise incubator unit to create jobs for vulnerable parents and young people in South East Northumberland
20/11/2015 £46,913 West End Women and Girls 4 To develop a local bakery to generate an income for the charity and provide employment opportunities to women from the West End of Newcastle.
20/11/2015 £40,588 Nacro 4 To establish a housing service that provides homes for vulnerable women and women with children who are homeless or in housing need in Middlesbrough.
20/11/2015 £20,000 Bensham Grove Community Association 1 Request to look at developing a Grade 2 listed community building in Bensham further to include a collective arts space including workshops and galleries.
20/11/2015 £18,098 Edberts House 7 A request for a worker to develop a community bakery in a new community project on a deprived estate in Gateshead.
20/11/2015 £16,830 Handcrafted Projects 6 To recruit a worker to enable the charity to renovate derelict properties to provide accommodation for homeless people.
20/11/2015 £27,915 Blue Watch Youth Centre 4 To support an employment training programme for young people in a deprived part of Sunderland.
20/11/2015 £34,183 Building Futures East 4 To provide training and job opportunities in an environmental improvement programme in Walker.
20/11/2015 £42,130 YMCA Newcastle 7 To set up a community hub in an unsued building as part of the refurbishment of Walker Park, Newcastle. The hub will provide training and employment opportunities for young people in the area.
20/11/2015 £40,000 Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum 2 To provide funding to help 18-29 year olds gain work experience, confidence, then employment in this area of high unemployment and social deprivation.
20/11/2015 £48,351 Pennywell Youth Project 5 To deliver an employment programme for very disengaged NEET young people from the Pennywell estate in Sunderland.
20/11/2015 £48,359 South Tyneside Training and Enterprise Network Limited 5 To support young adults aged 16-25 who have multiple barriers into employment.
20/11/2015 £43,979 Oasis Aquila Housing 10 To fund a Social Lettings Agency which will provide long term affordable housing from which people can build stable and sustainable futures.
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Objectives

THE ONLY OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE CHARITY IS ESTABLISHED ARE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT: 1) TO PROMOTE THE SUSTAINABLE REGENERATION OF SOCIALLY OR ECONOMICALLY DEPRIVED COMMUNITIES IN THE UK BY WHATEVER CHARITABLE MEANS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT INCLUDING (BUT NOT LIMITED TO) BY PROVIDING SOCIAL INVESTMENT IN COMMUNITY HOUSING AND BUILDING PROJECTS, PROMOTING OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUTH WORK, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND ENTERPRISE ESPECIALLY IN SUCH PROJECTS, RELIEVING UNEMPLOYMENT AND THE PROMOTION OF OTHER COMMUNITY BASED PROJECTS; AND 2) TO FURTHER SUCH OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN THE UK ACCORDING TO THE LAW OF ENGLAND & WALES AS THE TRUSTEES IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE ("THE OBJECTS").