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Grant to Kingswood Community Transport (360G-QuartetCF-A434112)

As requested by the donor towards a community transport scheme for older people.


20 Jan 2017

Grant details
Amount Applied For 125
Amount Awarded 125
Award Date 2017-01-20T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E06000025
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type UA
Beneficiary Location: Name South Gloucestershire
Grant Programme: Code DD-2016/2017
Grant Programme: Title Donor Directed
Impact Category Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
Last Modified 2017-03-13T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Seniors (65+)
Primary beneficiary Older People
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Primary issue Transport Issues
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1091206
Recipient Org: Description Kingswood Community Transport has been in operation since 1984 providing various transport services for the community. We help people who have a transport need either people elderly, disabled or even living in a rural location. Our aim is to reach the most isolated people within the community remove barriers and to take them to their medical appointments, clubs, shopping, visiting. We also provide other services such as Group Hire for youth groups, care/ nursing homes, WI, and other community groups within the area. We also provide day trips for our door-to-door members. For many of these people it is their only opportunity to visit outside of Bristol. Many who are wheelchair user and for them their is not alternative. We also provide Midas Driver Awareness Training not only to our own staff and volunteers but to groups and local authorities. It generates income to allow us to help improve and expand the service.
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