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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 140 significant donations totalling £1,062,781

When Amount Grantee To be used for
28/02/2019 £10,000 The Green Team 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 £12,600 Drax Golf Club Funding for a borehole to provide a more economic source of water for the golf club which is well used by the local community.
31/01/2019 £10,000 WHIXLEY HERITAGE PROJECT Funding for the refurbishment of heritage stained glass windows in the church as part of a wider community heritage project.
31/12/2018 £24,323 Achieve Potentials Limted Funding for a 50 week youth engagement programme for 130 people not in education, employment or training (NEET).
30/11/2018 £10,000 Inspired Neighbourhoods We propose to offer South Asian women and girls living in Bradford a culturally adapted 10 week group programme themed around ‘families living with mental health’.
30/11/2018 £10,000 The Sobriety Project 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 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.
31/10/2018 £19,940 Hull FC Rugby Community Sports and Education Foundation Funding for outreach rugby activities and therapeutic support aimed at men with mental health needs.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Scarborough & District Citizens Advice Bureau Funding to train young people through a volunteering advice programme.
30/09/2018 £30,000 Futureworks NY Funding to develop the skills of young people and get the involved in their local community.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Coventry University Student Union Funding for the students union at Scarborough campus to develop a social action project in Scarborough.
31/08/2018 £25,000 The Green Team Funding to support volunteer training.
31/08/2018 £16,551 Drax Village Hall 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 Funding for a personal development programme in Bridlington which will support young people.
31/08/2018 £30,000 Platform (Hull) 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 Funding to to support a new 'Community Involvement Officer' role.
30/06/2018 £20,000 The Moorlands Community Charity 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 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 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.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Home-Start York 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.
31/03/2018 £10,000 Carnaby Airfield Memorial Grant to Carnaby Airfield Memorial to support them with a war memorial tribute, ensuring that the community are aware of their history.
28/02/2018 £899 Swinemoor Christian Trust Funding for CCTV Cameras to ensure local residents feel safe.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Friends of Pelican Park 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 £680 Goathland Community Hub & Sports Pavilion CIO Funds to develop a website for newly opened community hub to promote activities aimed to reduce isolation, disadvantage and improve access to local services, and to enable online training for the volunteer fire and rescue service.
28/02/2018 £2,880 Mental Health Advocacy 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 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 Funding to provide CCTV at the sports hall and playing field.
28/02/2018 £5,000 Friends of Pelican Park 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 £2,000 Rufforth Preschool Funding to contribute to the set up costs of a new parent & baby session in the village to support early education and reduce isolation of parents.
28/02/2018 £500 Kirk Hammerton Nursery School Funding to help renovate an outdoor area of a nursery school into a gardening and wildlife area. The project will be of great educational benefit to the nursery school children and the wildlife area will be used to encourage bees and butterflies.
28/02/2018 £39,947 Marton cum Grafton CE (VA) Primary School 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 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.
28/02/2018 £1,000 Create Arts Development Ltd Funding will support the continuation of fully accessible and inclusive music group which helps to build confidence and understanding amongst disabled and non-disabled young children.
28/02/2018 £500 Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall Funding to purchase 30 new chairs to ensure a safe and better sitting and dancing position for elderly people with health and mobility problems attending a dance activities class.
28/02/2018 £11,790 Individual Recipient Funding to provide planting for screening and to improve local biodiversity.
28/02/2018 £34,983 Goldsborough & Flaxby Grouped Parish Council Funding is required to make the woodland more accessible through the resurfacing of the path, which in turn will encourage people to keep to the path and ensure the wildflowers are able to continue to grow.
28/02/2018 £10,000 KindleWoods CIC This project will support the restoration of the coppice where participants will cut coppice, restore the pond area and widen one of the rides. This in turn will promote biodiversity and encourage wildlife numbers to increase.
28/02/2018 £41,253 Arkendale Coneythorpe and Clareton Parish Council Funding for a large scale planting & environmental improvement project, gapping 1.05 km of hedgerows, providing additional trees for screening and restoration work at the Mar, an important local wetland habitat.
28/02/2018 £21,000 Living Well Project Funding will support the core costs of the organisation which will enable them to develop and improve their social activities.
28/02/2018 £20,000 Yorkshire Farming & Wildlife LLP The grant award will be spent on a programme of hedgerow restoration including hedge laying, coppicing and gapping up. Existing standard trees will be retained in the hedges to be restored. Local hedgelayers and forestry workers will be employed to carry out the work and the funding will also be used to purchase native species shrubs from a local tree nursery to gap up the restored hedges where necessary.
31/01/2018 £5,000 New Visuality 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 Funding to undertake community development work within the Rusholme area of benefit to support local residents to meet identified needs within their communities.
31/01/2018 £250 Hampsthwaite WI Funding to enable a group of women who are either isolated or have mobility issues to go on a trip to reduce social isolation.
31/12/2017 £30,000 HERIB (Hull & East Riding Institute for the Blind) 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 £715 Marton cum Grafton Memorial Hall Committee Funding to restore a wall and gate post which is a heritage asset in the local community.
31/12/2017 £3,000 Gilberdyke & District Leisure Association 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 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 Funding to contribute towards the cost of replacing the roof of the scout hut to ensure activities can continue for young people.
31/12/2017 £2,332 Gilberdyke War Memorial Hall and playing fields Funding will be used to upgrade the heating in the village hall which is used on a daily basis by the local community.
31/12/2017 £2,213 Laxton Victory Hall Funding will enable the group to ensure their building is accessible to all by reducing the floor level and installing a double door. This will allow more people to take part in wider community activities hosted at the hall.
30/11/2017 £30,000 Second Thoughts East Yorkshire 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 £1,000 Driffield & District Skate & BMX Park Ltd Funding is requested to train young volunteers in first aid and safeguarding to enable them to provide a safe skating facility.
30/11/2017 £3,850 York LGBT Forum 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 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 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) 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 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 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 Funding for young people to lead the session and to help recruit other participants.
30/11/2017 £8,900 Goole Community Group 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 Funding to provide additional youth work sessions as diversionary activities due to the increase in demand in the area.
30/11/2017 £10,000 Hull FC Rugby Community Sports and Edication Foundation To provide diversionary sports activities to engage with young people. There will also be advice sessions alongside; 'gang culture' / 'alcohol and drugs' / 'volunteering' / 'following your aspirations'.
30/11/2017 £5,000 Safe and Sound Homes To work with young homeless people providing a meaningful volunteering experience to develop their skills and increase their confidence.
30/11/2017 £4,000 Giroscope Limited Funding to support young volunteers with learning difficulties to refurbish computers and then provide computer training to the wider community.
30/11/2017 £4,917 Community Furniture Store (Ryedale) Funding for the core costs of a low cost furniture store to help them maintain their services to those on low or nil incomes in Scarborough. This will help them concentrate their resources and time more into building up the success of their volunteers and providing better resources for them in the store.
30/11/2017 £3,604 Jubilee Church Hull To extend our current provision to incorporate arts and crafts activities as requested by attendees.
30/11/2017 £4,870 Age UK North Craven Funding to enable staff to develop a programme for volunteers to help reduce lonliness in communities and understand the variety of ways in which it can be done.
30/11/2017 £5,000 Bransholme Community Arts Enterprise Ltd Funding to help cover the rent of a community venue short-term, to help them maintain and develop activities and services for the local community while they seek further funding.
30/11/2017 £5,000 WHISH - Whitby Hidden Impairments Support & Help Funding to support the core costs of the group where their primary activities are providing positive experiences for the whole community to reduce isolation and increase confidence.
30/11/2017 £2,930 Out of Character The funding will enable us to build on our converge project - where we work with people with mental health problems and give them an opportunity to develop their skills through theatre performances.
30/11/2017 £994 Whitby, Scarborough & Ryedale Disability Action Group Funding to run a programme of swimming for wellbeing sessions for older disabled people in the Whitby area.
30/11/2017 £4,853 Musical Connections Funding towards the running costs of the project which looks to support older, vulnerable people through music and dance.
30/11/2017 £3,000 The Bridge Project Tadcaster The grant will be used to run sessions aimed at young adult boys to encourage them to get into mentoring and give them increased self-worth.
30/11/2017 £10,000 Hornsea Town Council Funding to provide a new, hard wearing, modern concrete skate park facility in Hornsea town centre to provide diversionary activities for young children.
31/10/2017 £300 TogetherWomen Project [Yorkshire & the Humber] Funding to support vulnerable women through the winter months.
31/10/2017 £2,500 Accessible Arts & Media Funding to run iMuse workshops with people affected by early onset dementia.
31/10/2017 £500 Peasholme Charity Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.
31/10/2017 £200 Supporting Older People CIO Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.
31/10/2017 £500 East Riding Voluntary Action Services Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.
30/09/2017 £1,000 Ryedale & District Mencap The funding they have requested will allow the organisation to run Zumba classes which hopes to combat social isolation and increase or maintain mobility in disabled service-users in an area of rural deprivation.
30/09/2017 £1,200 Aislaby & Middleton Village Hall Funding to run a series of community art sessions to promote community cohesion and encourage participation in the arts.
30/09/2017 £1,000 Door 84 Funding for an Inclusive Creative and Social Group for Adults with disabilities which aims to reduce social isolation and loneliness.
30/09/2017 £2,500 Rethink Mental Illness - The York Group Funding is required to offer a social club once a month for people who have experienced mental ill health in order to reduce isolation and exclusion through peer support. There will also be a carers group run alongside that will enable carers to develop their skills, share their experiences and support each other.
30/09/2017 £500 York & District Citizens Advice Bureau Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.
30/09/2017 £2,000 Art Therapy Yorkshire Funding to provide a short programme of art therapy sessions to individuals who have or are experiencing crisis.
30/09/2017 £5,000 Bridlington, Amateur, Operatic and Dramatic Society Funding to install a new stage lighting system that volunteers can use in the production of shows which promotes community engagement.
30/09/2017 £500 Hambleton Community Action (formerly Northallerton & District Voluntary Service Association) Funding to support vulnerable people through the winter months.
30/09/2017 £1,000 Caring Together Whitby Funding is requested to run a series of trips for carers in order to provide respite and reduce isolation.
30/09/2017 £2,000 North Yorkshire Music Therapy Centre Funding to provide music therapy sessions to young people to support them with their personal development.
31/08/2017 £2,843 St Stephen's Neighbourhood Centre Funding to offer computer skills courses available for 42 weeks in the year broken down in short courses, to lessen the digital divide.
31/08/2017 £5,000 Age UK Selby District Funding for a member of staff who will set-up befriending circles within the Selby district.
31/08/2017 £1,500 Hillside Rural Activities Park Funding for education courses for volunteers to promote life long learning and encourage community participation in a rurally isolated village.
31/08/2017 £5,280 The Ashes Funding to hire in skate facilities to promote safe skating and gather evidence to develop a longer term skating project.
31/08/2017 £5,000 Inspire Communities Ltd Funding towards to the running costs of the organisation which supports the local community through proving activities and skills development workshops.
31/08/2017 £4,768 Door 84 The grant will enable Door 84 to expand their volunteering opportunities for young people who may not usually engage with volunteering.
31/08/2017 £9,433 TogetherWomen Project [Yorkshire & the Humber] Funding to enable Together Women to expand their work in to the East Riding enabling them to support more vulnerable women.
31/08/2017 £2,000 Friends of St Nicholas Fields The funding would enable 50 Ecocraft sessions to take place, including 12 specialist ones with a freelance tutor. These sessions will enable people to develop different art skills, mainly through using recycled materials.
31/08/2017 £1,000 Sinnington Village Hall Committee To purchase demountable staging to provide a performance area to be held in the Village Hall for the benefit of the immediate and wider community for social interaction and as a benefit to the ongoing revenue stream of the Village Hall to ensure its maintenance and feasibility for future generations.
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