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Grant to Southbourne Men's Shed 19 Mar 2018

Southbourne Men's Shed is a facility/meeting place where older men can meet and socialise in their club-room or work on individual or group or community projects in their woodwork or metalwork rooms. Funding was provided to help meet costs of a new trailer coach/carriage for children and adults to sit on behind the locomotive.

Amount: £1,000
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Southbourne Men's Shed

Grant to 15th Brighton Scouts 16 Mar 2018

The 15th Brighton scout group provides a balanced programme of activities for its members. The scout group is fortunate to have a dedicated hut for use by Beavers, Cubs and Scouts as well as being rented to a few community groups. Funding was provided towards repairs to the roof.

Amount: £6,569
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: 15th Brighton Scouts

Grant to THE APPRECIATION SOCIETY CIC 16 Mar 2018

The Appreciation Society CIC produces projects that raise awareness, and build skills and knowledge towards sustainable and regenerative practices including community art projects and participatory events. Funding was provided for the costs involved in developing a community design project ‘A drop in the ocean’.

Grant to Rye Festival of the Sea 21 Mar 2018

The Rye Festival of the Sea organise a one day festival to celebrate the fantastic maritime element of Rye. A grant was provided to support the purchase of some health and safety equipment along with the hire of children's entertainment and stage and PA equipment for the live entertainment.

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Rye Festival of the Sea

wheelchair basketball in sussex 11 Jun 2018

Wheelchair basketball Sussex provide basketball opportunities for wheelchair users. Funding was provided to enable the them to buy their own kit.

Grant to 50+ Tai Chi Group 17 Oct 2017

The 50+ Tai Chi Group offers weekly Chi Kung and Tai Chi 37 classes to older people leaving in East Brighton. Funding was provided towards their overall running costs.

Amount: £500
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: 50+ Tai Chi Group

Grant to Age UK East Sussex 16 Mar 2018

Age UK East Sussex are the main county-wide organisation supporting local older people. Funding was provided to support their Day Clubs in Peacehaven and Newhaven.

Amount: £7,372
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Age UK East Sussex

Grant to Allsorts Youth Project 16 Mar 2018

Allsorts Youth Project supports, empowers and connects children & young people under 26 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans or unsure (LGBTU) of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Funding was provided to support four 'Bushcraft Away Days' for their LGBTU children & young people including their Kids Group (5-11); TAG (under 16's); Drop-in (16-25); Trans-formers (16-25).

Amount: £3,300
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Allsorts Youth Project

Creative conversations 17 Nov 2017

Art in Mind uses art to raise awareness of mental health issues experienced by young people. Funding was provided to support 30 volunteers aged 16-25 in designing and delivering art workshops about mental health issues to 100 children ages 11-18

Amount: £4,818
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Art in Mind

Grant to Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice Bureau 16 Mar 2018

Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice (ACCA) provides free, independent and confidential advice on rights and responsibilities and helps people with their everyday problems. Funding was provided to pay for an experienced advisor to assist front line workers for one day a week for 6 months.

Grant to Arun & Chichester Citizens Advice Bureau 16 Mar 2018

Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice (ACCA) provides free, independent and confidential advice on rights and responsibilities and helps people with their everyday problems. Funding was provided to pay for an experienced advisor to see people referred by the energy efficiency worker and provide an income stabilisation and budgeting service in order to move people out of fuel poverty and make sure that they don't go back to it.

Youth Steering Group (working title) 17 Nov 2017

AudioActive is a ground-breaking music organisation, working with young people, at the meeting point of technology and contemporary urban culture. Funding was provided towards establishing a regular youth steering group with representatives from each of Audioactive's programmes.

Amount: £4,980
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Audio Active

Grant to Bridge Education Centre 17 Nov 2017

The Bridge is a community education centre in Moulsecoomb working to empower adults experiencing disadvantage and social isolation. 'Age-venture' is a peer network, a lunch club and a holistic programme of activities - designed to empower over 65's to access and explore what adventure means to them. Funding was provided to support their running costs.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Bridge Education Centre

Saunders Park Edible Garden 22 Feb 2018

BHFP helps people improve health, wellbeing and skills through food activities. Funding was provided to support three events for the local community at Saunders Park Edible Garden.

Speak Out East 12 Oct 2017

Brighton & Hove Speak Out supports adults with learning disabilities to speak up and be heard about the things that matter to them. Funding was provided to support activities and workshops at the Drop-In from Christmas through to Summer 2018.

Friday Drop In Sessions at Manor Gym 22 Feb 2018

Brighton Pebbles is a parent led charity for families with disabled children in Brighton & Hove. They are open to families affected by any disability but particularly those who find accessing mainstream activities difficult due to severe learning disabilities, autism and challenging behaviour. Funding was provided to support a weekly drop in session for families with disabled children at the Manor Gym and specifically to pay for healthy snacks for the sessions.

Amount: £500
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Brighton Pebbles

Grant to Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project 14 Jul 2017

The Brighton Unemployed Centre Families Project is based in a large multi-functional community centre and has outdoor space and allotments. They run a freely accessible Community Centre which aims to provide a package of practical, user run services, which help families and individuals to challenge the effects of poverty and disadvantage. Funding was provided towards the cost of a project worker.

The Carer's Garden 22 Feb 2018

The Carers Centre offers support and information to people who live in the Brighton & Hove area who provide unpaid care to a family member or friend. Funding was provided to support users of the garden to take a trip to Arundel Wetlands and wildlife Centre.

Grant to Carousel 16 Mar 2018

Carousel, an award-winning charity, supports learning disabled adults and children to engage with the arts and to achieve their artistic ambitions. Funding was provided to support the costs involved in delivering workshops, developing access, producing resources, staffing, space hire, materials, equipment, volunteer expenses.

Amount: £4,825
Funder: Sussex Community Foundation
Recipient: Carousel

Grant to Chichester District Foodbank 14 Jul 2017

Chichester District Foodbank provides 3 day emergency food parcels and support through signposting for local residents in crisis. Funding was provided towards The Kids Lunch Pack Scheme which provides a five day lunch pack each week during to the 3 main holidays to children who usually receive free school meals due to low income.