Grant maker

Two Ridings Community Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 1166471)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 135 significant donations to registered charities totalling £1,061,732

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
28/02/2019 £10,000 The Green Team 2 Funding to continue to provide a gardening service to the elderly and to disabled families. Funds will pay for gardening equipment and PPE and volunteers. Currently averaging 46 volunteers and 50+ garden beneficiaries on waiting list.
28/02/2019 £3,148 THE MOORLANDS COMMUNITY CHARITY 2 Funding to help support the organisations meals on wheels service.
28/02/2019 £3,000 THE SCOUT ASSOCIATION 8 Funding for a week long summer camp activities e.g. archery, canoeing, indoor skydiving and to purchase laptops for use at the camp and for future use.
28/02/2019 £5,000 SIGHT SUPPORT RYEDALE 3 Fund fortnightly "In Touch" groups in Malton/Norton and Pickering. These groups provide door to door transport to visually impaired people in rural areas. Funding will cover room hire, catering, transport and volunteer expenses.
28/02/2019 £2,970 RYEDALE AND DISTRICT MENCAP 1 Funding to put on 4 community drop ins with a variety of activities, this will be for members but also allow the organisation to promote their services to the wider public. Funding will also be used for a trip for 10 service users and their carers to go on the Wetwheels boat in Whitby, an experience many of them would not usually get to have.
28/02/2019 £4,000 FRIENDS OF ST NICHOLAS FIELDS 4 Funding to cover the cost of a project co-ordinator for session planning and delivery, recruitment and supervision of volunteers, plus monitoring and evaluating of the project. Funding to also cover marketing, signage, plants and equipment.
28/02/2019 £3,000 PEGGY WILSON PLAYING FIELD 1 Funding to create a community garden and to employ a local Forest School leader to run nature based activities. Aspires to skill up volunteers of all ages and encourage community cohesion.
28/02/2019 £4,000 FRIENDS OF BOWLING PARK 3 Funding to purchase trees, plants, seeds etc and to cover the cost of a volunteer manager and tool hire. The project aim is park restoration through community planting days and a pre-school gardening programme "Kinder Gardeners".
30/11/2018 £10,000 The Sobriety Project 5 Funding to cover the running costs of the barge which provides a variety of activity, particularly as a different way of engaging with young people involved in anti-social behaviour.
30/11/2018 £40,198 Peasholme Charity 3 Peasholme charity aims to provide a 'Hub' facility for vulnerable and socially excluded people; we envision a welcoming space that meets the basic needs of people while facilitating access to specialist support services.
30/11/2018 £9,560 HULL FC RUGBY COMMUNITY SPORTS & EDUCATION FOUNDATION 6 Funding to continue the work previously funded by the CSP, through providing diversionary activities in Goole and Withernsea.
30/11/2018 £4,000 GILBERDYKE AND DISTRICT LEISURE ASSOCIATION 1 Funding to support the purchase of field maintenance equipment to ensure the fields can be continued to be used by a variety of sports teams.
30/11/2018 £3,000 Weighton Young Players Funding towards costs for drama activities in an area of social and rural deprivation.
30/11/2018 £9,100 GOOLE COMMUNITY GROUP 1 Funding to support core organisational costs for an organisation that works with young people at risk of anti-social behaviour.
30/11/2018 £3,812 Weighton Young Players Funding for core costs of an organisation that supports youg people at risk of anti-social behaviour.
30/11/2018 £5,000 SELFA 5 Funding for a Girls Rock Retreat in for girls with disadvantaged backgrounds living in a rurally isolated area.
30/11/2018 £7,400 THE VULCAN CENTRE 1 Funding to run Positive Lifestyles Project, using sports and food to engage with young women and girls to develop skills and build confidence.
30/11/2018 £9,816 GETAWAY GIRLS 6 Funding to employ a CSE worker to engage with girls and young women that are at risk of sexual exploitation. the project worker will provide 1:1 support as well as group project work to help women use the protective behaviors model.
30/11/2018 £2,940 SPEAK WITH IT 2 Funding for a speech therapists to assist volunteers to help elderly people living with aphasia, focusing on supported communication sessions which also provide respite for carers.
30/11/2018 £9,285 THE HINGE CENTRE LIMITED 5 Funding to continue to run 'Us Girls' sessions aimed at disadvantaged girls in Bridlington. The sessions will include a variety of activities alongside educational sessions.
30/11/2018 £9,792 RAY (REFUGEE ACTION YORK) 4 Run 'Wellbeing for Women' workshops aimed predominantly at refugee and migrant women. These sessions will have 4 key elements; social, exercise, mother and babe and health sessions all working towards supporting women to play a role in their community and prevent crisis.
30/11/2018 £3,582 THE HULL LIGHTHOUSE PROJECT 6 Funding for an organisation supporting vulnerable women who are involved in sex work.
30/11/2018 £6,142 YORK WOMENS COUNSELLING SERVICE 1 Funding to cover the salary of a dedicated counselor working with women with eating disorders.
30/11/2018 £4,000 MUSICAL CONNECTIONS 2 Funding to run a weekly music group for over 65's running for a year which helps reduce social isolation.
30/11/2018 £3,750 EASTRINGTON VILLAGE HALL ASSOCIATION 1 Funding to contribute towards a new heating system in the hall which is used by local residents for a variety of activities.
30/11/2018 £4,000 GILBERDYKE WAR MEMORIAL HALL AND PLAYING FIELD 1 Funding to refurbish the toilets in the community hall.
30/11/2018 £3,000 GILBERDYKE ST STEPHENS SCOUT GROUP 1 Funding for windows on a new building that is used by the scout group which supports around 100 young people.
31/10/2018 £19,940 Hull FC Rugby Community Sports and Education Foundation 6 Funding for outreach rugby activities and therapeutic support aimed at men with mental health needs.
31/10/2018 £5,000 BRIDLINGTON AMATEUR OPERATIC AND DRAMATIC SOCIETY 1 Funding for seating to ensure that the facilities can continued to be used by the public.
31/10/2018 £7,500 INTERACTIVE WHITBY AND DISTRICT 1 Funding for core organisational costs for an organisation support children with disabilities.
31/10/2018 £5,000 LEYBURN ARTS CENTRE LIMITED 1 Funding for core organisational costs for an organisation that supports young children.
31/10/2018 £5,000 ART THERAPY YORKSHIRE 1 Funding for core organisational costs for an organisation that supports people affected by mental ill health.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Scarborough & District Citizens Advice Bureau 4 Funding to train young people through a volunteering advice programme.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Coventry University Student Union 1 Funding for the students union at Scarborough campus to develop a social action project in Scarborough.
30/09/2018 £9,820 ART THERAPY YORKSHIRE 1 Funding for a youth studio project.
30/09/2018 £4,983 WHITBY IN BLOOM 1 Funding is requested to employ an engagement officer to focus on expanding the youth volunteer base with Whitby in Bloom.
30/09/2018 £4,988 LEYBURN ARTS CENTRE LIMITED 1 Funding to contribute to youth workers costs to support the young people's voluntary youth cafe project.
30/09/2018 £9,917 SCARBOROUGH AND RYEDALE CARERS RESOURCE 4 Funding to support Youth Council campaign for young peoples mental health.
30/09/2018 £9,857 ADVOCACY ALLIANCE 3 Funding for the recruitment and training of young people to become volunteer advocates.
30/09/2018 £6,870 YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, SCARBOROUGH BRANCH 2 Funding to support sessions for young people in a variety of volunteering roles enabling them to develop their skills.
30/09/2018 £5,000 HEY KIDS TYPE 1 DIABETES CHILDREN AND FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP 1 Funding to support the core organsiational costs of an organsiation that supports children with diabetes.
30/09/2018 £5,000 THE MOORLANDS COMMUNITY CHARITY 2 Funding to support a Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme for young people living in a very deprived area.
31/08/2018 £25,000 The Green Team 2 Funding to support volunteer training.
31/08/2018 £16,551 Drax Village Hall 1 Funding to fit a new heating system in a village hall which is used by the local community for activities.
31/08/2018 £25,000 CatZero 3 Funding for a personal development programme in Bridlington which will support young people.
31/08/2018 £30,000 Platform (Hull) 1 Funding for a minibus to provide transportation to children and young people with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities, to enable greater access to community activities.
31/08/2018 £10,000 Musical Connections 2 Funding to to support a new 'Community Involvement Officer' role.
31/08/2018 £4,996 HAMBLETON COMMUNITY ACTION 3 Funding to support a social shopping scheme for vulnerable older people.
31/08/2018 £5,000 MAINSTAY 1 Grant to support with the development of Mainstay, Mainstay support people in York who are aaffected by mental ill health.
31/08/2018 £3,000 YORK UNIT NO 381 OF THE SEA CADET CORPS 1 Funding for a sea cadet junior development plan.
31/08/2018 £5,000 HULL FC RUGBY COMMUNITY SPORTS & EDUCATION FOUNDATION 6 Funding for sport cafes in the community, local care homes and specialist dementia wards in hospitals.
31/07/2018 £8,870 F O G O S FRIENDS OF GREAT OUSEBURN SCHOOL 1 Funding to create an outdoors classroom and sensory area at a school playground.
30/06/2018 £20,000 The Moorlands Community Charity 2 Funding for local youth provision to continue, including staff costs for youth workers plus some purchasing of new equipment.
30/06/2018 £20,000 The Hinge Centre limited 5 Funding to employ a community support worker to enable The Hinge to provide support to those who need help most. 
30/06/2018 £10,000 Vulcan Learning Centre 1 Funding to support staffing costs of a project consisting of gym and personal development sessions. The project will target people with mental health issues, and will take place in a deprived area of Hull that has high levels of antisocial behaviour.
30/06/2018 £3,000 HARROGATE DISTRICT FOODBANK 1 Funding to support the wages of 2 part-time staff at a foodbank that supports people living in poverty.
30/06/2018 £3,000 SCUBA DIVING FOR ALL LIMITED 1 Funding to replace scuba regulators and Buoyancy Control Devices. The charity provides scuba diving training and experience to a wide range of the community with disabilities both mental and physical, which could not be provided by main stream scuba diving organizations.
30/06/2018 £2,600 REFLECT 1 Funding to employ a development worker to specifically work in Harrogate supporting those who are pregnant or are struggling after pregnancy loss.
30/06/2018 £3,000 WELLSPRING THERAPY & TRAINING 4 Funding to cover the expenses of 4 youth volunteer counsellors for 6 months.
30/06/2018 £2,640 HARROGATE HUB 1 Funding for staff, operational and office costs for a weekly drop-in befriending session for individuals identified as isolated or vulnerable in the Harrogate area.
31/05/2018 £3,726 BEVERLEY COMMUNITY LIFT 1 Funding to cover tickets/ entry fees, refreshments, travel costs, staff costs and marketing costs of trips for the elderly and people living in social isolation around Beverly.
31/05/2018 £4,920 ACTIV8 LEARNING 1 Funding to run a craft club in Clifton and Tang Hall for older people who may be lonely or isolated.
31/05/2018 £4,400 1-2-1 COUNSELLING 1 Funding to cover rental costs for one year for an organisation providing volunteer counselling to individuals on a low wage or unemployed.
31/05/2018 £5,000 HERRIOT HOSPICE HOMECARE 1 Funding to support a befriending project for elderly and terminally ill people living in Hambleton and Richmondshire, which are very rurally isolated areas.
31/05/2018 £4,790 COAST AND VALE COMMUNITY ACTION 2 Staffing and operational costs for a group of school children in Malton to work on a fundraising and campaigning project designed to provide and create community volunteering opportunities for a wider group of young people.
31/05/2018 £5,000 RICHMONDSHIRE COMMUNITY & VOLUNTARY ACTION 1 Funding to provide sessions with a Nepalese speaking Ghurka Development Worker for a community of veterans and dependents, with a view to reducing loneliness and isolation.
31/05/2018 £5,000 INTERACTIVE WHITBY AND DISTRICT 1 Funding to support a project that provides opportunities for disabled young people aged 18-25.
31/05/2018 £2,916 THE HULL (NORTH BRANSHOLME) PHOENIX PROJECT 1 Funding to run activities aimed at young children 3 times a week to reduce isolation.
31/05/2018 £4,600 YORK LGBT FORUM 1 Funding for a community consultation and development of a business plan and strategy to assist with growth of the charity
31/05/2018 £4,801 INTERACTIVE WHITBY AND DISTRICT 1 Funding for operational costs (rent, light, heat) for organisation providing child care and respite care to children with disabilities and their families.
31/05/2018 £3,000 BRIDGE CHILD CONTACT CENTRE 1 Funding for the core costs and volunteer costs of an organisation that provides contact sessions and support for local families in Hull and East Riding during a traumatic time in their lives.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Home-Start York 1 Funding to appoint a Fundraising Worker for a project that supports families in York with children under the age of 6 years, who may be experiencing difficulties or are in need of support after becoming a parent.
30/04/2018 £9,975 OLDER CITIZENS ADVOCACY YORK 2 Funding to support extra hours for the Charity Manager to work on the development of new business areas that would ultimately benefit the health and wellbeing of elderly people.
31/03/2018 £10,000 Carnaby Airfield Memorial 1 Grant to Carnaby Airfield Memorial to support them with a war memorial tribute, ensuring that the community are aware of their history.
31/03/2018 £3,850 BARMSTON AND FRAISTHORPE VILLAGE HALL 1 Funds to purchase new windows for village hall to improve insulation and security
28/02/2018 £5,000 Friends of Pelican Park 3 Funding for a qualified instructor to deliver an exercise programme to over 55s.
28/02/2018 £3,000 Friends of Ganton School Funding for equipment to provide a range of volunteering activities for young people with special educational needs.
28/02/2018 £2,880 Mental Health Advocacy 2 The grant will be used to provide craft activities twice a week for people affected by mental health difficulties. This will support them in developing their skills and confidence and reduce the feeling of isolation and exclusion.
28/02/2018 £9,750 Bridlington Club for Young People 2 Funding to provide personal development coaching to young people in the Bridlington area using boxing skills and sessions as a tool to engage with hard to reach young people at risk of offending.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Leven Playing Field Association 3 Funding to provide CCTV at the sports hall and playing field.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Friends of Pelican Park 3 Funding is requested to enable young, disadvantaged children gain their sports leadership award and then to encourage them to volunteer in their local community.
28/02/2018 £39,947 Marton cum Grafton CE (VA) Primary School 1 Funding for a large scale planting of hedgerows, providing a clear route and access for children to the woodland.
28/02/2018 £2,865 Friends and Family of Dunswell School 1 Funding to establish an after school club to support young children, particulalry ones with special educational needs, in skills development and reducing social isolation.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Friends of Ganton School Funding for equipment to provide a range of volunteering activities for young people with special educational needs.
31/01/2018 £5,000 New Visuality 1 To recruit a small cohort of 15 young people, to research various voluntary organisations within York and explore how those groups could broaden their appeal to young people to engage with them and encourage them to volunteer.
31/01/2018 £5,480 HEY Smile Foundation 2 Funding to undertake community development work within the Rusholme area of benefit to support local residents to meet identified needs within their communities.
31/12/2017 £30,000 HERIB (Hull & East Riding Institute for the Blind) 2 Funding will help establish SocialEYES project which seeks to support visually impaired people to engage with new and existing activities in the hope to promote better mental and physical health ad wellbeing.
31/12/2017 £3,000 Gilberdyke & District Leisure Association 1 Funding to contribute to the cost of providing CCTV to prevent criminal damage and anti-social behaviour at the sports ground which is used on a regular basis by the wider community.
31/12/2017 £4,930 Goole GoFar 2 Funding will be used to provide transport for elderly residents living in rural villages, this will reduce social isolation and encourage them to keep active.
31/12/2017 £4,000 Gilberdyke St Stephens Scout Group 1 Funding to contribute towards the cost of replacing the roof of the scout hut to ensure activities can continue for young people.
30/11/2017 £30,000 Second Thoughts East Yorkshire 4 The funding will be used to pay for minibus running costs to support people affected by mental health issues by ensuring the have transport to access support services.
30/11/2017 £3,850 York LGBT Forum 1 Funding to support young LGBT to overcome prejudice and discrimination through providing worthwhile volunteering opportunities and a peer support network.
30/11/2017 £4,700 Gilberdyke & District Leisure Association 1 Funding to provide CCTV around Gilberdyke Playing Fields in order to reduce anti-social behaviour and crime which has steadily seen an increase.
30/11/2017 £4,969 Rural Arts North Yorkshire 4 To encourage young people to develop and deliver IT/Arts/Performance workshops for older residents in the area.
30/11/2017 £4,983 Hambleton Community Action (formerly Northallerton & District Voluntary Service Association) 3 HCA will work with young people that have various disabilities to engage them with their local community and offer them volunteering opportunities that interest them.
30/11/2017 £4,992 Hull Kingston Rovers Community Trust 2 The funding will enable us to continue our work with our young volunteers and to further develop the opportunities available to them to enhance their skills.
30/11/2017 £5,000 York Neighbours 2 Funding will be used to increase staff capacity which in turn will enable the group to recruit more volunteers to work out in the community and support their local neighbors.
30/11/2017 £4,700 Vulcan Learning Centre 4 Funding for young people to lead the session and to help recruit other participants.
30/11/2017 £8,900 Goole Community Group 1 Funding towards the running costs of the group to continue youth sessions and further develop youth work activity.
30/11/2017 £8,888 New Life Support 1 Funding to provide additional youth work sessions as diversionary activities due to the increase in demand in the area.
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