Examples- Project Grants

Recent grants to organisations

  • Plymouth Central Hall, (Methodist).  Help to fund a youth worker for 3 years. Previously the work was run by volunteers with a worker on limited hours employed when the church could find the money.  Scope for further development limited by lack of skilled youth leader.  Grant: £3,000 per year for 3 years.  https://pmch.org.uk/youth 
  • Café 100, (Ecumenical) Holmfirth.   Drop-in youth cafe providing a safe space for young people in a small town where council youth provision has closed.   A high proportion of vulnerable young people use the service and are supported by youth workers to plan and carry out their own projects.   Grant needed for core funding towards the cost of youth worker.   Grant: £3,000 per year for 3 years  https://cafe100holmfirth.org.uk/
  • St Paul’s Church Parson Cross. (Anglican, Sheffield)  Part of an ongoing ecumenical youth project carried out in partnership with Forge Youth. The aim overall is to make a positive difference to the lives of young people in a deprived area.  The purpose of the grant is to take a group of young people to a residential Christian festival where they will mix with thousands of others from across the country.  Grant:  £600 to support the costs.  https://www.stpaulswordsworth.org.uk/whats-on/youth-club/
  • Sunderland Samba F.C. (Methodist)   Christian youth work using football as a medium to engage young people in Sunderland and with a well -established link with a Girls’ football team in Kenya.  Most Sunderland members are from poor estates and include asylum seekers and refugees.  Regular weekly sessions provide a safe space for young people and volunteer coaches to come together and build new friendships through playing football and improving their fitness.  Funding for the Game Changer project which takes the opportunity to play football with others from diverse backgrounds into local parks, schools and communities. Grant: £2,500 per year for 3 years.   http://sunderlandsamba.com/
  • Thrive Leeds.  (Ecumenical, Leeds)  Shared by four local churches they undertake a variety of youth work, in churches and local schools, led by youth workers who support the many volunteers.  Grant to support the cost of employing youth workers.  Grant £5,000 a year for 3 years.     https://thriveleeds.org.uk/


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