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Somerset Community Foundation

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Over the last five years they've made 323 significant donations totalling £2,816,274

When Amount Grantee To be used for
30/04/2019 £15,651 Orchard Vale Trust Digital inclusion for adults with learning disabilities in Mendip
30/04/2019 £20,320 Openstorytellers Ltd Community hub for adults with learning disabilities and autism in Frome
30/04/2019 £29,985 People First Dorset Self advocacy groups for adults with learning disabilities in Chard and Crewkerne
31/03/2019 £69,748 I CAN A programme of targeted speech, language and communication interventions for children and young people in Sydenham and Hamp – as well as support for parents and training for professionals
31/01/2019 £99,037 Ups and Downs South West A project which will equip parents and schools with coping strategies to reduce stress and anxiety for children and young people with Down Syndrome
30/11/2018 £14,500 Citizens Advice Bureau - South Somerset Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter
30/11/2018 £17,000 Forum 21 Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter
31/10/2018 £368,092 The Nelson Trust An education and targeted intervention programme supporting vulnerable women and girls.
31/10/2018 £149,930 Youth UnLimited CIC A street-based youth project working with vulnerable young people in Sedgemoor and Taunton Deane.
31/10/2018 £88,540 Sedgemoor District Council CCTV cameras to improve community safety.
31/10/2018 £10,000 Samaritans of Taunton and Somerset A three-year community support outreach project based in Bridgwater, Taunton and West Somerset targeting vulnerable or at risk people.
31/10/2018 £22,200 Combwich Motor Boat & Sailing Club Provision of a new Wooden Gig and equipment
31/10/2018 £10,000 SWEDA Core running costs
31/10/2018 £30,000 Taunton Street Pastors Supporting Street Pastors to grow and provide support to vulnerable people in Bridgwater.
31/10/2018 £15,032 Otterhampton Village Hall Village Hall Refurbishment
31/08/2018 £164,513 Community Council for Somerset Providing support to existing BME groups, incoming workers and their families, events and training.
31/08/2018 £10,000 In Charley's Memory A mental health support programme for young people.
31/08/2018 £13,530 Bridgwater & Taunton Deaf Club Ongoing running cost of a local club for those with hearing loss.
31/07/2018 £95,700 West Somerset Railway Association (WSR) Funding a Community Engagement Manager to develop outreach work, create a volunteer programme, and encourage the community to utilise the Railway and its resources.
31/05/2018 £180,000 Diversity Voice Providing legal and welfare advice, events, training, and English language support
31/05/2018 £226,400 Westfield United Reformed Church Providing community worker support and updating facilities for community and outreach work in Bridgwater.
31/05/2018 £35,000 St George's Church Wembdon Community outreach, events and support organised by a new Centre Worker for the benefit of a growing community.
31/05/2018 £142,000 Home-Start West Somerset Volunteer-led project supporting vulnerable families in Stogursey, Wiliton and Watchet, as well as activities and events for the wider community.
31/05/2018 £108,923 West Somerset Advice Bureau Housing support services and additional training for volunteers to provide extra support to growing communities.
31/03/2018 £10,000 Minehead Cycling Club Establishing the 'Minehead Grand Prix' as an annual cycling event
16/03/2018 £19,250 We Hear You People with long-term health conditions
28/02/2018 £1,100 Art Care Education Intergenerational arts & education project in Somerton
28/02/2018 £3,000 Bay Centre (Formerly Burnham-on-Sea Youth Centre) Rufurbishment of communty buiding in Burnham on Sea.
28/02/2018 £3,000 Henhayes Centre Monday Memory Group in Crewkerne for people living with dementia
28/02/2018 £1,500 Children's World Community event providing educational activities and entertainment in Glastonbury
28/02/2018 £2,800 CHARIS Feasibility study for a new welcome centre for refugees and asylum seekers
28/02/2018 £670 West Somerset Advice Bureau Peer Research local engagement exercise
28/02/2018 £2,000 Home-Start West Somerset Jump Start group for parents of children with SEND
28/02/2018 £670 Citizens Advice Mendip Peer research local engagement exercise
28/02/2018 £2,500 Reminiscence Learning Intergenerational forest school activities for children and older people with dementia
28/02/2018 £2,500 Somerton Scout Group New trailer for transporting equipment to camp
28/02/2018 £3,000 DeafPLUS Living with Hearing Loss Lipreading Tutor
28/02/2018 £2,500 The Community Youth Project (Somerset) Staff and volunteer training to improve youth work delivery across South Somerset
28/02/2018 £4,680 The Footprints Project Volunteer mentoring programme for ex-offenders
28/02/2018 £500 East Somerset Society of Model and Experimental Engineers Accessible carriage for wheelchair users and people with impaired mobility.
28/02/2018 £2,832 Revitalise Respite Holidays Essential respite breaks for disabled people and carers in Somerset
28/02/2018 £1,000 Educational Action Challenging Homophobia (EACH) Self help guidance for young people experiencing homophobia, biphobia or transphobia.
28/02/2018 £1,340 Compass Disability Services Peer research local engagement exercise
28/02/2018 £5,000 Ilminster Entertainment Society Acquisition of community asset for a local youth arts group.
28/02/2018 £3,080 Mendip YMCA Activities to support the transition to independent living for vulnerable young people
28/02/2018 £4,020 Spark (formerly SSVCA) Peer research local engagement exercise
28/02/2018 £1,750 Allerford & Selworthy Community Hall Improved kitchen facilities for community building
31/01/2018 £1,000 Mencap Taunton After Hours Club
31/01/2018 £1,000 Engage Voluntary Sector Development Information sharing and networking forum for local groups
31/01/2018 £1,000 Escape Support Group Activities for children with disabilities and their families
31/01/2018 £981 North Taunton Partnership Digital inclusion for people live in an area of deprivation
31/01/2018 £1,000 Taunton Stroke Club Regular social activities for those who have suffered a stroke
31/01/2018 £882 On Your Bike Bikeability sessions for children and adults in Taunton
31/01/2018 £1,000 Wellington Choral Society Concert staging for amateur choir
31/01/2018 £1,000 Conquest Centre Equestrian activities for adults and children with additional needs
31/01/2018 £4,980 Take Art Word/Play project - an early stage intervention for people experiencing mental ill health,
31/01/2018 £1,000 YMCA Taunton Early years provision for low income families
31/01/2018 £1,000 Trident Youth and Community Centre Refurbishment of kitchen & toilets in community centre in Galhampton
31/01/2018 £1,000 Wiveliscombe Area Partnership Rural transport service
31/01/2018 £1,000 WHERE Support for adults in Wellington at risk of isolation due to physical disabilities or mental ill-health
31/12/2017 £3,900 Rotary Club of Frome Selwood Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter
31/12/2017 £1,650 Quartet Community Foundation Re Our Way Our Say grant £1,500 plus £150 support costs for Quartet
31/12/2017 £3,500 Wells Vineyard Recycling of donated furniture to people in need
18/12/2017 £25,000 Support for People in Need (SW) Ltd People living in poverty and/or are financially excluded
30/11/2017 £750 Somewhere House Somerset Drug awareness resources to support educational workshops
30/11/2017 £3,000 Galhampton Village Hall and Playing Field Purchase and installation of hearing loop system
30/11/2017 £4,833 YMCA Taunton Youth volunteering project to establish a community cafe
30/11/2017 £3,000 Yeovil Opportunity Group Early years education to children with a disability or additional needs
30/11/2017 £2,400 Crispin Community Focus Social activities for older people in Street
30/11/2017 £1,500 Blandford Opportunity Group Sensory garden for children with a disability or additional needs
30/11/2017 £4,000 Taunton Opportunity Group Early years education to children with a disability or additional needs
30/11/2017 £5,000 Hawkridge Village Hall Committee Renovation of village hall serving a remote Exmoor community
30/11/2017 £1,500 Dorchester Opportunity Group Early years education for children with a disability or additional needs
30/11/2017 £1,500 The Nelson Trust Salary for crèche worker to allow mothers to access programme
30/11/2017 £16,500 Citizens Advice Bureau - South Somerset Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter.
30/11/2017 £250 Exmoor Search and Rescue Automated external defibrillator
30/11/2017 £3,208 Home-Start West Somerset Volunteer support to families with young children at risk of family breakdown or crisis
30/11/2017 £1,262 Langport and Huish Episcopi Youth Group Youth social action project to make food for others
30/11/2017 £2,000 Langport Church Community Trust Provision of disabled access (lift) in community building
30/11/2017 £3,000 Mendip YMCA Youth councils in Yeovil Glastonbury and Street
30/11/2017 £3,404 Openstorytellers Ltd Supporting young people with additional needs in Frome to challenge perception of disabiity
30/11/2017 £750 Contact the Elderly Growing local groups
30/11/2017 £3,208 The Open Door TAUNTON Support for people experiencing homelessness in Taunton.
30/11/2017 £1,500 Somerset Time For Youth Activities for children and young people with Special Needs in Burnham-on-Sea
30/11/2017 £5,000 North Petherton Community Centre Community centre kitchen refurbishment
30/11/2017 £3,404 Children's World Youth volunteering and fundraising project in Glastonbury
30/11/2017 £3,300 Age UK Somerset Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter.
30/11/2017 £1,712 Citizens Advice Mendip Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter.
30/11/2017 £1,450 Openstorytellers Ltd Hate crime workshops for adults with learning disabilities
30/11/2017 £1,100 Quartet Community Foundation Grant to Quartet Community Foundation
30/11/2017 £3,300 Quartet Community Foundation Quartet Community Foundation's Somerset Crimebeat Trust grants awarded - payment of grant total award amount £3,000 plus 10% support costs.
30/11/2017 £500 Somerset Wildlife Trust Interpretation board at Mascall's Wood, Cheddar
30/11/2017 £5,000 South Somerset Community Accessible Transport Social car scheme for people who are isolated
30/11/2017 £5,000 Spark (formerly SSVCA) Promotion of youth social action in Frome
30/11/2017 £2,048 Wincanton Live at Home Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter.
30/11/2017 £2,498 DeafPLUS Lipreading tutor training.
30/11/2017 £16,500 Forum 21 Small grants to help older people stay warm in winter.
31/10/2017 £300 Active and In Touch Community Christmas meal for people affected by loneliness and isolation in Frome
31/10/2017 £300 Home-Start West Somerset Community Christmas meal for people affected by loneliness and isolation
31/10/2017 £300 WHERE Community Christmas meal for people affected by loneliness and isolation
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