Northamptonshire 100

June 2016

 

Northamptonshire Parent Infant Project (NORPIP) - £3,000

The grant will be used to provide a support service for vulnerable women and young girls who have fallen pregnant or have a child under the age of two and are at risk of emotionally rejecting their unborn child.


Deafconnect – £800.00
The grant will be used to purchase a new water heater boiler for the community centre where Deafconnect is based.


Daylight Centre - £3,000

The grant will be used to contribute to the ongoing running costs of the Foodbank at the centre.


Picture the Difference  -  £14,35.74

The grant will be used to fund a performance project that explores each participant’s view on the chosen theme ‘difference’.

 

 

December 2015

LGBT Partnership - £1,300
The grant will be used to deliver a one day conference aimed at primary and secondary schools exploring the issues surrounding homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying, and the impact it has on young people's learning and development.

Reach for Health – £3,000
The grant will be used to continue offering specialist individual rehabilitation support and advice to those who have suffered a life changing injury or illness.

 

Dial (Corby) Northants - £1690
The grant will be used to enable DIAL Northants to keep their office open and continue providing support and advice to disabled people, their family and professionals.


December 2014

Hope Enterprises - £3,000
To run a series of cookery workshops for people reliant on food support as a means to get by or those who lack basic cookery skills.

Accommodation Concern - £2,840
To deliver advice and outcome focussed support to those deeply disadvantaged by street homelessness.

 

Hope Enterprises - £3,000
To run a series of cookery workshops for people reliant on food support as a means to get by or those who lack basic cookery skills.

 

 

June 2014

Northampton Stroke Association Group - £600
The group will work with stroke survivors, providing friendship and activities to help people come to terms with the aftermath of a stroke.

Brighter Beginnings - £2,500
The grant will aid the group in supplying new mums in difficult situations with one-off packs containing essential items that will allow them to look after their new child.

Little Miracles - £3,000
To establish a Little Miracles group in Kettering that will support families and carers of children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions.


December 2013

Cruse Bereavement Care - £3,000
The organisation will provide counselling and support for the bereaved. The grant will allow the volunteer-ran organisation to reduce its waiting list, which is currently very long.

 

Victoria Centre - £3,964
The group will provide residents of a women's refuge with a programme of activities to improve their self-confidence, coping skills in the home and empower them to find work/attend a college course and achieve greater independence.

 


June 2013

Michelle Murray School of Highland Dancing – £205
To further establish this new Highland Dancing club which is based in Corby, a town with a strong Scottish heritage. The club will put on shows for the elderly and at fetes in the local area.

Oundle School Mencap Holiday – £1,000
The group provides an annual holiday for 40 children aged 8 to 18. The one week holiday for the young people gives them a memorable experience to remember for years to come as well as giving a valued week of respite to parents and carers. In some cases, this is the only respite the parents and carers get during the entire year.

FAIR Family Action In our Region – £1,653
FAIR will provide a three week ‘Food N Fun’ nutritious play scheme during the summer holiday for 12 children. This will provide young people with education and tips on a healthy diet and lifestyle choices. The group will ensure youth workers engage with young people and inspire them to make positive decisions following their attendance.

 

 

For grants awarded more than one year ago, please see our Yearbooks section.