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Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment

(Registered Charity No: GB-COH-04831118)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 53 significant donations totalling £1,858,611

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/07/2019 £24,136 4 Cheeky Monkeys CIC We have noticed areas that need significant improvements, to sustain the high level of service we currently provide our service users. We need 4 Cheeky Monkeys to be safe and accessible to all.
31/07/2019 £97,172 Greater Manchester Youth Network Trafford Transitions is a new two-year programme that will engage 80 care leavers aged 16-25 to take part in social action activities, life skills training and employability workshops across Trafford. The programme will be co-designed with young people and target those young people who are most at risk.
31/07/2019 £27,400 The Counselling and Family Centre (CFC) To extend our counselling support for whole family groups and expand this support into the north of the borough, allowing us to support an additional 100 people through family therapy.
30/06/2019 £10,000 Groundwork MSSTT Holiday youth club – 5 days a week (9-5) for 4 weeks. Activities, breakfast and lunch
30/06/2019 £68,360 Seed Studios The organisation has identified the need to invest in leadership, and a cohesive plan for sustainability and increased capacity. The funding applied for will enable the appointment of a Creative Director to implement and oversee the progression of an 18 -24 month development plan; and a Team Leader to support and grow core community development work.
31/05/2019 £84,530 TDAS (Trafford Domestic Abuse Services) We will recruit and employ a Full Time Specialist Domestic Abuse Outreach Worker who will provide person centred support, targeted at their specific and individual needs and that lasts as long as the family needs it and not curtailed by time limited funding restrictions.
30/04/2019 £87,675 The Proud Trust Our ambition is to demolish our single-storey building, which is in a state of disrepair, and replace it with a flagship 3-storey building, and roof garden, which will be able to support triple the number of Greater Manchester residents than it does now - 50,000 in total every year. We are asking for help to rebuild as well as to fund an outreach programme of 15 events across Trafford to raise awareness of the Centre and how it can help LGBT+ people in Trafford.
30/04/2019 £40,000 GMCA is to develop age-friendly volunteering and engagement in cultural activities in Trafford. In partnership with the Great Place GM project, Manchester Museum and GMCA, this work will align with and support an expansion of the existing Culture Champions projects across Greater Manchester.
31/03/2019 £29,200 Hidden Treasure Discovery Centre Construction of the Ark - a community resource with classroom space and free to use computers
28/02/2019 £59,349 The Toy House Over the last 18 months we have identified an increased demand in the need to offer work experience to volunteers who have additional and/or complex needs. We have been approached by a parent, colleges, an autistic charity and The Department of Work and Pensions who are very keen for us to help with giving volunteering opportunities to disabled adults and disabled young people about to leave college.
28/02/2019 £46,724 TDAS (Trafford Domestic Abuse Services) Workshops and 1:1 session for children and young people at risk or already experienceing domestic abuse.
28/02/2019 £27,189 United Response We wish to provide a supported employment service for people with learning disabilities, autism/aspergers and/or mental health needs within Trafford whose needs are not being met by other organisations. Our job coach will support these individuals to develop self-confidence and employability skills and help them to find volunteer places, work experience and, ultimately, paid employment.
31/01/2019 £10,127 Psychotherapy Manchester Psychotherapy Manchester CIC would like to create and facilitate a close BME art therapy group for Anxiety and Depression in Old Trafford, Bluesci Wellbeing centre. The aim is to run for the group for 10 months with a review after 5 months, twice per week for an hour and half as well as individual interventions for individuals who may have difficulties engaging in group therapies. Two months will be used for assessments and identification of the group participants. The group will provide a long-term safe, non-judgement art psychodynamic psychotherapy space where our clients could use art materials to express their feelings and thoughts which at times might be difficult for them to communicate verbally.
31/10/2018 £100,000 Timperley Amateur Boxing Club The building features that are needed to take Timperley Community Boxing Club into the future: • Floor space for boxing training • The floor space to be ¼ - ¾ divided to be used as a when for possible dance / yoga sessions / community use • Sufficient space to hold boxing shows / competitions (thus drawing the community together) • Viewing area for public and parents. • Small equipped kitchenette • Male / Female / Disabled Toilets, showers and changing facilities. • Storage area • Separate Weights area • 1 large boxing ring • Larger floor space for training and other community groups to use (approx 160sqm) • 15 bags • Suitable car parking
31/10/2018 £48,612 Groundwork MSSTT The Achievement Coaches mentoring programme provides early intervention support to young people at risk of underachieving.The project aims to provide personalised support to young people so that they achieve a ‘positive personal progression’ and/or ‘positive learning progression’.
31/10/2018 £79,349 Talk Listen Change (TLC) Our project will develop our work with women who use violence in their intimate relationships and expand our pilot of behaviour change work across Trafford and then Greater Manchester.
31/10/2018 £10,000 Everyone Can We want to bring groups of disabled children and their friends to our centre in Sale, to have fun playing computer games adapted to their needs.
30/09/2018 £36,236 Lords Taverners Wicketz is a community cohesion programme which uses cricket as a catalyst to change the lives of 8- 16 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds in Trafford, Gorton and Salford. Through regular cricket delivery and targeted personal development sessions, we aim to empower young people to think and behave more positively in their social, home and school lives.
30/09/2018 £44,368 G-Force Three years ago G-Force were commissioned to run a project in Altrincham, Sale and the surround area called 'Talentmatch'. This is a nationwide project that offered intense support to Young people (aged 18 to 24) who are long term unemployed and distant from employment. This support could last up to 18 months and aimed to get them into a job and help them keep it. This project comes to an end in November.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Kingsway Church We will employ a debt counselling manager to support individuals and families with a debt problem.
31/08/2018 £50,000 Seymour Park Community Primary School to create a Digital Hub in the heart of Old Trafford. A place to improve education standards and develop the digital citizens of tomorrow, educating children and adults for jobs and careers in a technical world that doesn't even exist yet.
31/07/2018 £71,400 Cyril Flint Befrienders New pilot service Profile raising For the next 12 months we want to trial a new project in Trafford, in effect a restructuring of our approach, focussing on one geographical area per quarter, starting with Sale and working our way around Trafford. As we currently only have two paid members of staff, we are keen to utilise their time as much as possible to make our service delivery as efficient and effective as possible.
31/07/2018 £10,000 YHA The project will provide 125 children and their families from Trafford with the opportunity to take a 2 day YHA break. Breaks will be available to children in local Schools who cannot afford a school residential and are eligible for pupil premium. As well as local families facing challenging circumstances (e.g. poverty. unemployment, domestic violence, disability, life- limiting illness, bereavement) with a particular focus on Trafford Housing Trust's residents.
31/07/2018 £39,556 42nd Street Gift Shop offers young people aged 16- 25 in the local community the opportunity to explore ideas around wellbeing, what makes them feel good and how this can be translated into developing self- care and gifts for themselves and others. Young people will take part in a series of workshops across locations in Trafford and will create a Trafford Gift Shop; a pop up shop/ stall full of useful and beautiful handmade goods on offer to the public all with the aim of improving wellbeing. The project will also offer more intensive skills development to a self- selecting core froup of young people over the two years.
30/06/2018 £10,000 Trafford African Carribean Over 50s Club This programme has included Keep Fit, Chair Zumba, Soca Aerobics, Massage, Reflexology, and Nail Bar Trial. Singing for Fun , the out the house events - cinema , theatre trips and meals out.
30/06/2018 £10,000 enJOY arts A young people's project working in partnership with Talkshop in Sale to deliver weekly creative sessions with the Butterflies Young Parents Group.
31/05/2018 £10,000 Partington and Carrington Youth Partnership The project is a junior club which has been running for 7 years and currently it is being delivered from the Fuse in Partington for young people ages 7 to 11 years old running Monday evenings at 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
31/05/2018 £39,712 Sale Moor Community Partnership The Sale Moor Community Partnership needs to develop as a charity into a post Norris Road development organisation. The charity now has a clearer understanding of the possible impacts of the withdrawal of current commissions from Trafford Housing Trust for a one-stop service and the final timescale decision about the developments progress (now Easter 2020). The most significant elements of the current projects at the charity will now necessarily need to be volunteer driven and led. The charity feels that it can continue to achieve that to a large degree with the addition of a volunteer and partnership co-ordinator to develop local volunteers, groups and projects to support existing services and develop new ones. The coordinator will also act as a partnership development worker for SMCP with the aim of creating a thriving representative charity with a volunteer led approach to community needs pre and post development of the Norris Road parade.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Stretford Foodbank We are three community groups working together with one purpose- to serve our community when in times of need and crisis.
30/04/2018 £99,922 Home Start providing consistent one-to-one support for new parents at risk of social isolation and poor mental health who would otherwise have to cope with the huge changes of parenthood alone.
30/04/2018 £10,000 Greater Manchester Poverty Action Food Link Greater Manchester will bring Greater Manchester's emergency food providers together to build stronger networks of people and organisations that work to address food poverty
31/03/2018 £25,000 Golden Centre of Opportunities We need support in creating Sustainability, with creative ideas. We would then gain the tools to become sustainable. Our project is the activities we run at our Centre.
31/03/2018 £100,000 Pure Insight 1628 Extend Insightful Mentoring Programme into Trafford. 1:1 support to care leavers.
31/03/2018 £33,000 Kids in Space our project reaches out to children & young people for them to get involved in our hands-on STEM workshops and take part in project-led events through weekly, monthly and quarterly activity sessions. Currently this is biweekly at Broomwood, Timperley, Altrincham with monthly “taster” science shows delivered in the other Trafford locations: Sale, Stretford, Urmston & Old Trafford.
31/03/2018 £50,000 Friends of Stretford Public Hall Expand core team to include a part time General manage and volunteer coordinator.
31/03/2018 £48,113 Gorse Hill Studios Employment of 2 staff to deliver alternative creative education to a minimum of 22 young people.
31/03/2018 £44,760 Footlights We aim to provide a ‘creative safe space’ for children and young people to begin conversations about online safety and child sexual exploitation. The way we do this is through interactive workshops in schools and community spaces. If they feel comfortable talking about it, the likelihood is they will share their knowledge with each other and their peers, they will also recognise the warning signs and it will flag up potential risky behaviour.
31/10/2017 £54,800 The Counselling and Family Centre (CFC) 3 year project to Increase capacity and extend geography of family counselling and establish data for comissioning
31/05/2017 £12,200 Camp Active School Holiday activities, childrens health benefits, build skills
31/03/2017 £15,000 Community Development Initiative The project will offer counselling to marginalised people who are more likely to experience mental ill health, especially where it is compounded by deprivation and inequalities, and who are less likely to access services that could support them. We will use fully qualified counsellors and volunteers to offer person-centred counselling to address mild to moderate mental health issues and improve quality of life for local people.
31/03/2017 £14,000 Community Development Initiative The project will offer counselling to marginalised people who are more likely to experience mental ill health, especially where it is compounded by deprivation and inequalities, and who are less likely to access services that could support them. We will use fully qualified counsellors and volunteers to offer person-centred counselling to address mild to moderate mental health issues and improve quality of life for local people.
28/02/2017 £10,771 Broadheath Community Association £500,000 has been made available for the building of a Community Centre in Broadheath. Planning application has been approved and the commencement of building is imminent. Broadheath Community Association will have the management responsibility for the management and upkeep of the Community Centre. The £500,000 is intended to be used for capital purposes and is a section 106 provision.
28/02/2017 £10,914 St Johns Centre To date, our Strategic Youth Engagement Project has set up a Strategic Youth Partnership for Old Trafford to: • Bring together a wide range of statutory, voluntary and faith organisations involved in youth provision; • Identify gaps in youth provision; • Engage with and support organisations to provide effective services in partnership.
28/02/2017 £10,000 Friends of Stretford Public Hall After successfully taking on the ownership of the building in 2015, Friends of Stretford Public Hall are seeking to raise £250,000 by 31 March 2017 to fund the next phase of refurbishment, transforming our inspirational Victorian ballroom so it can host all manner of cultural and community events.
28/02/2017 £10,000 Kings Road Primary School Kings Road School promotes excellence without compromise and our project aims to enrich the experiences of our youngest children. Instilling in them curiosity, consideration and understanding of the environment and community around them. Something which they can take with them through the rest of their life.
31/10/2016 £18,720 THE TOY HOUSE Support, toy hire, equipment, organised stay & plan facilities
31/10/2016 £14,588 G-FORCE Establishing a new youth club in Altrincham
31/10/2016 £13,035 THE TOY HOUSE Support, toy hire, equipment, organised stay & plan facilities
31/10/2016 £12,255 THE TOY HOUSE Support, toy hire, equipment, organised stay & plan facilities
31/05/2016 £10,054 G-FORCE To deliver 10 Summer community Fun days and 10 winter indoor activities in Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, Broadheath, the Grange and Pownall Road. Target 2000+ attendees We have delivered these activities for a number of years now and they have become a central feature of community life in these areas
30/11/2015 £10,578 HENSHAWS SOCIETY FOR BLIND PEOPLE Our vision is to provide an eye clinic liaison service at Altrincham Hospital for 2.5 days a week, offering both practical and emotional support to improve the emotional wellbeing of people who are newly diagnosed with sight loss and those who are returning to the eye clinic for on-going treatment.
31/05/2015 £14,028 G-FORCE to deliver 12 summer holiday Fundays ( that each target 100+ attendees) and 12 winter indoor activities (that each target 60+ attendees). These would be delivered in Oldfield Brow, Broomwood, Broadheath & the Grange equally. In fact they have helped us all work together, grow together & learn off each other.
31/05/2015 £11,786 THE TOY HOUSE To fund a support worker to develop services for the benefit of disabled children and their families to reduce social isolation through peer and specialist professional support. To increase integration between people of different ages and abilities and provide volunteering oppertunities to disabled adults
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