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Studio 65 28 Jan 2019

We plan to set up a fully functioning and well equipped ceramics studio in a currently unused premise in Old Trafford. Neighbouring the Limelight building - a local community hub - the Manchester Ceramics Collective studio will provide a creative centre and work-space for local small ceramics producers. The building will provide employment opportunities for the owners of 10-12 new and emerging ceramics companies and provide a creative space that will be used to nurture engagement in ceramics and offer opportunities for the local community to see ceramics exhibitions and get involved in pottery workshops.

Books for Life 28 Jan 2019

Our project will support people to make their own books, whether physical, virtual or on-line, fabric or paper, text, pictorial or graphic on whatever subject they choose

Amount: £1,950
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: Scilight Arts

Our Independence 12 Feb 2019

We are a drop in group for people with all types of physical and learning disabilities or those who just want to get out and meet other people.

Limelight Wellbeing Garden 21 Feb 2019

The project would involve the development of the Limelight Rooftop garden into a thriving community space providing a much-needed resource for tenants and local people to benefit from the social, economic, environmental and health benefits of food growing. We will take referrals from the GP and offer a social prescription service so people can get growing with us in the garden and meet others in the process.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: Sow the City

Extended Service in Sale Moor 11 Mar 2019

The TBBT model always aims to be sustainable and asks for support in the first year of expansion into a new community hub. We are six months into embedding our partnership in with SMCP and need further help to get us to the point of being able to be sustainable.

I Am Enough 22 Mar 2019

To provide sessions and workshops to support women who have experienced domestic abuse/violence.

Amount: £1,980
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: Women of Worth

Longford Community Choir 25 Mar 2019

We meet every Friday night to rehearse songs to perform at various events. We use Firswood Community Centre as it is convenient and safe for our choir members and there isn't much going on in this part of Stretford. We need ink to enable us to photocopy words so that our choir members can sing.

The Hideaway Phase 2 23 Apr 2019

Construction of the Ark - a community resource with classroom space and free to use computers

Skills Development Project 23 Apr 2019

The aim of this ongoing project will continue to focus on 3 things:- • Life skills and educational development of children through football. • Growth of the club in the community by engaging parents/volunteers to get involved and develop the skills required to sustain and take the club forward in the future. • Provide a physical wellbeing activity sponsored by the club for its members in the form of self-organised fitness classes.

Play Street 10 May 2019

Trafford Council have approached us to pilot/trial the new 'Play Street Order Scheme' for the borough as we expressed an interest in this a few years ago. We have agreed to trial it and as such we are applying for this funding to ensure this is a success and is safe. The funding covers equipment for activities.

Greater Manchester's LGBT+ Centre Rebuild Project 10 May 2019

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.

Amount: £87,675
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: The Proud Trust

LEAP Forward 22 May 2019

LEAP (Leaders Engaging All People) Enterprise is planning on delivering a youth fun day for young people aged 8-13 years old in the Old Trafford area during the second May Bank Holiday week.

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: LEAP

Culture Champions 28 May 2019

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.

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Trafford Housing Trust Social Investment
Recipient: GMCA

Abuse Community Outreach Project 28 Jun 2019

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.

CAP Life Skills Service 16 Jul 2019

We seek to run a two year pilot delivering a free CAP Life Skills Service to both existing and past debt clients to enhance the current service we offer as well as support other local residents of Altrincham who have not accessed the Debt Service.

Holiday Hunger 2019 26 Jul 2019

Coaches for boxing/fun&games and food for 4 weeks

Redevelopment of outdoor play space 02 Aug 2019

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.

Empower You 09 Aug 2019

To support disabled people to engage in social, physical and exercise based activty.

Cubs go camping! 29 Aug 2019

purchasing 4 new large tents for the cub section, and some lighting and catering equipment. We then plan to do two camps this academic year, offering all 60 young people a chance to experience two, two night camps away from home with their friends in the sprite of scouting, doing activities away from wifi and computer screens.

2019-2021 Football Kit 09 Sep 2019

We would use the funding obtained in this project to fund the purchase of new kit for the 2 teams which otherwise would be difficult to obtain for many of the players due to the cost.