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How We’ve Helped

To date, the Community foundation has given over £4 million to local charities and community groups in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Here is a list of groups we've funded within the last year:

Groups Purpose of Grant Fund Awarded (£)
Bullfrog Arts (Leicester) Towards the running costs of the Foster Carer's Choir - a singing group for foster carers and families. Arts Fund 100
Kaleidoscope Arts (Leicester) To help fund the annual Cosmopolitan Carnival arts event showcasing the diverse cultural groups in the city. Arts Fund 64
Centre for Fun & Families Limited (Rutland) To fund the delivery of a programme helping families with children aged 4-11 having difficulties with their child's behaviour. Barbara Keene Fund 208
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire Towards funding projects which support the wellbeing of people, especially the vulnerable, older and young. Including our Good Companions Scheme and Young Carers. Barbara Keene Fund 139
Forward Thinking Movement and Dance (Leicester & Leicestershire) To buy gifts for each pupil attending a fundraising Christmas fun day hosted by the special needs performing arts school. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 136
Goldhill Play Association (Leicester) To purchase equipment for the play association. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 500
Goldhill Play Association (Leicester) To fund the provision of gifts for young people at the play association’s Christmas party. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 500
Leicester Children's Centre (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) For the purchase of sofas for the play room and reading area at the children’s centre in Mablethorpe. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 1,000
Northfields Play Association (Leicester) To provide funds to take 40 children to a Christmas Pantomime at Loughborough Town Hall. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 500
The Woodland Trust (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To fund the planting of trees through a plant a tree scheme, the creation of a wildflower meadow and on-going site management Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 1,313
Twenty/Twenty (Leicester) To fund a project supporting girls at risk of or involved in anti-social behaviour, grooming or trafficking. Children on the Edge Fund 5,000
New Parks Play Association (Leicester) To fund the Farm to Fork project to work with the community on the theme of healthy living Comic Relief Large Grants 14,970
Normandy Veterans To provide a range of commemorative and celebration events for veterans of the Second World War D Day landings in Normandy. Comic Relief Large Grants 5,000
After 18 (Leicester) To fund a drop-in and mentor service for unaccompanied young asylum seekers. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 9,532
ENRYCH (Leicestershire) To help fund the running of clubs to improve the health and well-being of disabled people Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 1,069
The Bridge - Homelessness to Hope (Leicester) To provide a mentoring service to homeless service users promoting social integration and better health Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 9,243
The Contact Project (Leicester) To provide funding to ensure the continued provision of a weekly after school junior youth project. Contact aims to improve the lives of children and young people on the St Matthew’s estate. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 8,300
Wesley Hall Mammas (Spinney Hill/Highfields Leicester) To fund the extension of the breastfeeding education project to other community groups and developing the group’s social media and on-line profile. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 4,021
Young Heroes Basketball Club (New Parks and Newfoundpool - Leicester) To fund weekly activity sessions for youngsters in sports such as basketball, dodge ball, skipping in a safe environment encouraging healthy lifestyles. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 2,805
Home-Start North West Leicestershire To fund a post-natal illness support group (Mums in Mind MIMs) for mums to help them understand their illness and learn to cope with it. Coventry Building Society 500
Just Services Limited (Leicester, Leicestershire) To fund 10 places at a creative writing school for users with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Coventry Building Society 500
Pukaar (Leicester) To fund a Zumba class for two community groups working with older and disabled Asian women in Leicester. Coventry Building Society 500
Rutland County Council (Aiming High) To fund the continuance of the respite weekends for disabled children in Rutland. Creative Breaks Fund 5,000
Centre for Fun & Families Limited (Rutland) To fund the delivery of a programme helping families with children aged 4-11 having difficulties with their child's behaviour. Hanwill Fund 1,042
Community Physical Activity Exercise Store (Leicester, Leicestershire) To purchase play and sports equipment to be made available to the most deprived members of local communities. Hanwill Fund 853
Narborough Evergreen Club To fund transport costs for outings and weekly meetings. The club supports elderly people and helps reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Hanwill Fund 872
Peter Le Marchant Trust (Leicestershire) To fund the replacement of curtains and seat cushions on a boat used for taking disabled and seriously ill users on day trips. Hanwill Fund 950
Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland Benefits advice and practical help for elderly people, especially those experiencing fuel poverty. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 1,696
Change Agents (Rutland) To support older people in Rutland facing fuel poverty by providing low-cost energy saving measures. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 1,696
Health and Leisure Group, Rutland & District To fund a canal boat trip for over-60's who live with a range of disabilities and suffer social isolation. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 1,696
Leicester Charity Link To pay for emergency food, fuel or boiler repairs for families and individuals in crisis during the winter months. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 1,696
Leicestershire Cares (Leicestershire, Leicester City, Rutland)Cares To support the rehabilitation of offenders by offering work placements which include mentor support from company employees. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 4,000
Out of Hours Club Rutland Funding for assistants and a minibus for outings in Rutland. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 500
Rutland Music Hub To help purchase musical instruments to increase musical education and participation among the young people of Rutland. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 500
Centre for Fun & Families Limited (Rutland) To fund the delivery of a programme helping families with children aged 4-11 having difficulties with their child's behaviour. Hill Osborne Fund 908
Community Physical Activity Exercise Store (Leicester, Leicestershire) To purchase play and sports equipment to be made available to the most deprived members of local communities. Hill Osborne Fund 147
Excluded Ltd (Leicestershire) To fund the training of two service users, who are on probation with drink and drug issues, in song writing and production. Hill Osborne Fund 728
Faith In People With HIV (Leicestershire) To fund the continued provision and expansion of a food distribution and lunch club drop in service for people with HIV. Hill Osborne Fund 1,000
Narborough Evergreen Club To fund transport costs for outings and weekly meetings. The club supports elderly people and helps reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Hill Osborne Fund 550
Winstanley Wizards Table Tennis Club (Leicestershire) For the purchase of two table tennis tables to help the development of the community club which is in an area of high deprivation. Hill Osborne Fund 540
Beacon Academy (Leicestershire) To support the running of breakfast clubs at the academy. Hive Foundation (in memory of Grant Wilkinson) 183
Cobden Primary School (Leicestershire) To support the running of breakfast clubs at the academy. Hive Foundation (in memory of Grant Wilkinson) 183
Home-Start Charnwood To fund volunteer travel expenses incurred when visiting families and attending training sessions. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 1,500
Home-Start North West Leicestershire To fund a post-natal illness support group (Mums in Mind MIMs) for mums to help them understand their illness and learn to cope with it. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 2,500
Action Homeless (Leicestershire) A contribution to the organisation’s ongoing core running costs. Jamie Lewis Fund 500
The Bridge - Homelessness to Hope (Leicester) A provide a contribution to the organisation’s running costs incurred during their ongoing work to tackle issues around homelessness.. Jamie Lewis Fund 500
Spark Children's Art Festival (Leicester) To fund the Spark Festival - a year-long portfolio of interactive and educational performances for children in venues across the city and county. John Salmon Fund 7,000
CASE (Co-operative and Social Enterprises) (Leicestershire) A contribution to the CASE Christmas Hamper appeal. LABA (Leicestershire Asian Business Association) Heritage Fund 200
Pablo's Horse Sanctuary (Leicestershire) To fund a part-time worker for Pablo's which is a volunteer-led animal sanctuary, providing care to abandoned or abused horses and ponies. Leicestershire First Grants 1,893
The Laura Centre (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To provide funding towards counselling and therapy sessions for children and young people who have been bereaved. Leicestershire First Grants 998
The Venue (Melton Mowbray) To provide funding towards a social facility (The Venue) in, which will be a safe and comfortable environment for 13 to 17-year-olds. Leicestershire First Grants 1,459
Twenty/Twenty (Charnwood) Funding for cameras to enable Twenty Twenty to deliver a City and Guilds photography qualification. Leicestershire First Grants 2,400
Apex Leicester Project Limited (Leicestershire) Funding for the production of six CVs in digital format for people with learning, health and emotional difficulties. Leicestershire Fund 3,000
Bagworth Community Centre To fund the purchase of laptops for the Code Club, where young people develop programming and web design skills. Leicestershire Fund 1,900
Bottesford Youth Club To fund rent costs, insurance and equipment for the youth club. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Braunstone Swimming Club To fund seven training courses for volunteers to learn skills in first aid and safety. Leicestershire Fund 1,290
Braunstone West Ivy Club To cover costs of room hire, and contribute towards transport for outings for the senior citizens. Leicestershire Fund 1,612
Bullfrog Arts (Leicester) Towards the running costs of the Foster Carer's Choir - a singing group for foster carers and families. Leicestershire Fund 2,400
Burbage Community Arts Festival (BCAF) Towards capital costs including sound, lighting and catering equipment for the free annual arts festival in Burbage. Leicestershire Fund 1,500
Coffee Morning Club (Eyres Monsell) To fund rent costs, Christmas lunch and two trips out for older residents on the Eyres Monsell estate. Leicestershire Fund 1,162
Community Leicester Arthritis Self Help CLASH 2012 (Leicestershire, Leicester) The provision of hydrotherapy sessions for arthritis sufferers Leicestershire Fund 2,178
Conkers Before and After School Club (Leicestershire) To help subsidise the running of breakfast and after school clubs for children whose parents struggle to pay the cost. Leicestershire Fund 1,170
Croft Happy Circle (Leicestershire) To cover costs of coach hire to allow elderly people meet regularly and reduce loneliness. Leicestershire Fund 2,580
Eastwell Village Hall and Residents Association A contribution towards energy efficient heating and power generating equipment at a village hall. Leicestershire Fund 2,189
Emmaus Leicestershire and Rutland (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To fund welcome packs for users when they arrive at the community facility for homeless people. Leicestershire Fund 150
Friends of Holly Hayes Wood (Whitwick and Coalville) To fund a training course in woodland conservation and management for unemployed and disadvantaged young people. Leicestershire Fund 2,794
Friends of Newbold Verdon To fund running costs for an older person's lunch and social club Leicestershire Fund 800
Gunns Community Gym (Leicestershire) To buy equipment for training courses for young people at the Birstall boxing gym. Leicestershire Fund 250
Guru Nanak Community Centre (Leicester) Funding for a fitness instructor to deliver exercise sessions to older people to benefit their health and wellbeing. Leicestershire Fund 1,500
Harborough District Children And Young People's Charity To fund production of a newsletter produced by disadvantaged young people to help develop their skills and confidence. Leicestershire Fund 2,939
Heart of the Forest Festival (North West Leicestershire) Funding towards the annual not-for-profit community festival which attracts about 8,000 people. Leicestershire Fund 1,000
Home-Start Blaby District Oadby and Wigston To fund recruitment and training costs for 20 volunteers. Leicestershire Fund 3,000
Just Services Limited (Leicester, Leicestershire) To fund 10 places at a creative writing school for users with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Leicestershire Fund 1,700
Kaleidoscope Arts (Leicester) To help fund the annual Cosmopolitan Carnival arts event showcasing the different cultural groups living in the city. Leicestershire Fund 1,358
Make & Play with Parents & Carers (Leicestershire) To buy equipment for children with learning disabilities and who are disabled to ensure they are fully integrated in the play sessions. Leicestershire Fund 997
Measham Community and Recreation Centre Funding for sports equipment to allow community members to make full use of the revamped outdoor pitch. Leicestershire Fund 1,150
New Dawn New Day (Leicester) To fund staff training, resources and materials for the project which works with women and their families to overcome disadvantage and inequality. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
New Leaf Triangle (Leicestershire) To fund summer camps for children and young people with autism and other disabilities and their families or carers in summer 2015. Leicestershire Fund 3,000
Northfields Play Association (Leicester) To fund a residential trip for 25 disadvantaged children to Boreatton Park in Shropshire. Leicestershire Fund 2,884
Reality Youth Project (Leicestershire) To fund activities and workshops in partnership with Churches, schools local authorities the Police and Fire services to make a positive difference in the lives of young people. Leicestershire Fund 1,200
Self Advocacy in Action (Leicester) To fund a self-advocacy group for adults with learning difficulties. The groups offer support and advice and encourage users to make informed and confident choices. Leicestershire Fund 2,300
Seva Solutions (Leicestershire, Leicester) To purchase of equipment linking TVs to the internet and allowing users to communicate with friends, family and service providers. Seva provides training and support on the use of assistive technology for the elderly to reduce isolation. Leicestershire Fund 3,000
Shepshed ALLeY Group (Charnwood) To fund trips for users with both physical and learning difficulties. The project aims to address the issues of disability affecting young people. Leicestershire Fund 1,309
Soft Touch (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To create a soundproof music studio. Soft Touch uses arts, media and music activities to inspire and engage those who lack opportunities or have challenges in their lives. Leicestershire Fund 4,813
Special Needs Integration Projects – SNIPS (Leicestershire) To help provide transport costs taking children to and from a summer play scheme. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Stigmaart (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To fund therapeutic art sessions for users with mental health issues. The art organisation focuses on social stigma and how this affects individuals. Leicestershire Fund 1,000
The Contact Project (Leicester) To cover costs of ongoing play schemes for young people on the St Matthew's estate in Leicester. Contact aims to improve the lives of children and young people on the estate. Leicestershire Fund 1,995
The Exaireo Trust (Charnwood) Funding would cover the group's ongoing work in rehabilitating homeless people. Including covering staff costs, utility bills, study materials for residents, vocational courses. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Three Close Tenants Association (Loughborough) To fund coach hire for a family day out to Skegness. The association supports families from disadvantaged background. Leicestershire Fund 1,500
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire Towards funding projects which support the wellbeing of people, especially the vulnerable, older and young. Including our Good Companions Scheme and Young Carers. Leicestershire Fund 2,427
Wesley Hall Mammas (Spinney Hill/Highfields Leicester) To fund the extension of the breastfeeding education project to other community groups and developing the group’s social media and on-line profile. Leicestershire Fund 4,989
Whetstone Juniors FC To purchase six floodlights and security fencing which will enable four more teams to train at the football club. Leicestershire Fund 1,000
Whitwick Community Enterprises (North West Leicestershire) Towards marketing and business development activities. Whitwick Community Enterprises works to combat social exclusion and build up community coherence. Leicestershire Fund 923
Whitwick Community Enterprises (North West Leicestershire) To fund the training for eight young people in construction work. Whitwick Community Enterprises works to combat social exclusion and build up community coherence. Leicestershire Fund 2,603
Women's Aid Leicestershire To fund school-based sessions raising awareness of domestic violence and controlling behaviours and promoting healthy relationships. Leicestershire Fund 3,000
Young Heroes Basketball Club (New Parks and Newfoundpool - Leicester) To fund weekly activity sessions for youngsters in sports such as basketball, dodge ball, skipping in a safe environment encouraging healthy lifestyles. Leicestershire Fund 5,000
Young Heroes Basketball Club (New Parks and Newfoundpool - Leicester) To fund the development of a basketball coaching session and Sunday league. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Claybrooke Magna Parish Council The hire and running of a mobile skate park for summer 2015. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 435
Excluded Ltd (Leicestershire) To fund the training of two service users, who are on probation with drink and drug issues, in song writing and production. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 514
Centre for Fun & Families Limited (Rutland) To fund the delivery of a programme helping families with children aged 4-11 having difficulties with their child's behaviour. LRCF Fund 842
Friends of Hollycroft Park (Hinckley) To fund Worldfest – a summer festival to celebrate music and bring local people together in the park. LRCF Fund 500
Leicester Welcome Project To fund an outing to Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum for mums and children from asylum seekers and refugee communities. LRCF Fund 480
Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire’s Young People’s Awards To contribute towards a Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire’s Young Peoples Award which recognise the achievements of young people. LRCF Fund 500
Opportunity Chalet- Rutland & Melton To fund welcome hampers for those using the chalet which offers low-cost seaside holiday accommodation for families in social or financial need LRCF Fund 750
Prison Fellowship England & Wales (Stretton and Rutland) To fund Sycamore Tree restorative justice courses to offenders at HMP Stocken Prison in Oakham. The accredited courses enable participants to understand the impact of their crime on victims, families and the community. LRCF Fund 900
Pukaar (Leicester) To fund a Zumba class for two community groups working with older and disabled Asian women in Leicester. LRCF Fund 1,120
Rutland Foodbank To cover on-going premises running costs such as insurance, water, electricity and phone bills. LRCF Fund 2,000
Somali Development Services To fund an outreach worker to reduce the number of girls at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM) and signpost to relevant health services where appropriate. LRCF Fund 1,500
Belvoir Castle Cricket Trust To fund rural cricket coaching sessions during the summer. Mars in the Community 970
Churches Together in Melton Mowbray To provide lunch during the school summer holiday to low income families in Melton Mowbray. Mars in the Community 500
Gimbles Football Club (Melton Mowbray) To contribute towards replacement kit and training tops for a junior football club. Mars in the Community 1,600
Great Dalby Primary School To complete flooring on an outside adventure trail to help improve children’s motor and communication skills. Mars in the Community 2,000
Melton Mowbray District Scouts To purchase new tables and benches for use during scout camping activities. Mars in the Community 2,000
Melton Mowbray Swimming Club To buy 100 snorkels for the swimming group to enable participants to develop their technique and stamina. Mars in the Community 2,389
Mowbray Rangers FC (Melton Mowbray) To purchase sports jackets for the team’s French exchange trip. Involvement in the club helps with fitness and improves teamwork. Mars in the Community 625
Old Dalby Defib Project To contribute towards the installation of a second defibrillator in Old Dalby to enable first response in the event of a cardiac arrest. Mars in the Community 350
Pablo's Horse Sanctuary (Leicestershire) To fund the yard insurance for a one year period. Pablo's is a volunteer led animal sanctuary, providing care to abandoned or abused horses and ponies. Mars in the Community 2,000
Ropsley C of E Primary School For the purchase of new books for the school library. Mars in the Community 500
St James', Ab Kettleby Church Bell Fund To fund the restoration and improvement of bells at St James' Church Mars in the Community 638
Thrussington School PTFA To fund medals, trophies and runner numbers for an established fun run open to all ages and abilities. Mars in the Community 915
Under 11s Kesteven Rugby Club To purchase new equipment for the rugby team. A new team kit and a gazebo shelter for players and supporters. Mars in the Community 750
Kings School Grantham To fund the purchase of a rugby kit for approximately 40 boys in years 10 and 11. Mars in the Community - Waltham 1,500
Gift cards spent by SIM on local food bank Prior to Christmas 2014, £305 worth of ASDA gift vouchers were supplied to the Mars team in order to assist the local food bank with presents for clients and their families. These items were wrapped by staff and then donated to the local food bank in time for Christmas. Mars in the Community - Waltham 305
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire To fund trips/activities for the Young Carers Project and Pamper Days for the Leicestershire Carers Project (including direct and ancillary costs). Benefiting carers living in Harborough District, giving priority to residents of Market Harborough. Meggitt Trust Fund 2,157
Canine Partners (Nationwide) To fund the purchase and training of a puppy to be become an assistance dog to support people with disabilities. Neil Murphy Animal Welfare Fund 5,000
Leicester Hospitals Charity To furnish and decorate a dedicated Quiet Room on the stroke unit for patients and families. Richi Rootz Foundation 200
Soft Touch (Leicestershire, Leicester, Rutland) To create a soundproof music studio. Soft Touch uses arts, media and music activities to inspire and engage those who lack opportunities or have challenges in their lives. Richi Rootz Foundation 578
Claybrooke Magna Parish Council The hire and running of a mobile skate park for summer 2015. Sheila Collard Fund 195
Emmaus Leicestershire and Rutland To fund welcome packs for users when they arrive at the community facility for homeless people. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 100
Friends of Hollycroft Park (Hinckley) To fund Worldfest – a summer festival to celebrate music and bring local people together in the park. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 500
Home-Start Melton and Rutland To fund a post-natal illness support group (Mums in Mind MIMs) for mums to help them understand their illness and learn to cope with it. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 3,000
Home-Start South Leicestershire To fund a counselling service for users who have suffered birth trauma and post-natal illness. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 2,100
Reality Youth Project (Leicestershire) To fund activities and workshops in partnership with Churches, schools local authorities the Police and Fire services to make a positive difference in the lives of young people. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 800
Whitwick Community Enterprises (North West Leicestershire) To fund the training for eight young people in construction work. Whitwick Community Enterprises works to combat social exclusion and build up community coherence. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 397
2 Funky Arts (Leicester) To fund re-branding of marketing materials. Social Enterprise Fund 1,405
Attune Therapies (Leicestershire) To fund logo, branding, website and marketing activities for start-up music therapy company. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Burbage Independent Learning Centre To fund marketing and advertising for the centre that offers an alternative curriculum for vulnerable young people. Social Enterprise Fund 200
Castle Park Solicitors (Leicestershire) Funding towards promoting services for people who would not otherwise seek legal advice. Social Enterprise Fund 2,600
Complete Wasters (Leicestershire) To fund new signage, publicity and test the feasibility of extending cafe opening hours. Social Enterprise Fund 2,550
Fabula (Leicestershire) Towards start-up costs for social enterprise organisation which promotes a love of reading in the community. Social Enterprise Fund 1,500
New Leaf Triangle (Leicestershire) Towards training costs for an accredited horse assisted learning course and to create marketing materials for the project which uses animals and to support people with learning disabilities and autism. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Smarti Paints Ltd (Leicestershire) To develop marketing materials which will help reach out to more clients. Smarti Paints has provides arts and crafts classes specifically aimed at adults with disabilities. Social Enterprise Fund 2,000
The Leicester Enterprise Club UK CIC To fund a new computer and software for the club which delivers business support activities to the unemployed, those from disadvantaged backgrounds and business in crisis. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Trans4m Leicester (Leicestershire) To fund promotional/taster days across Leicestershire, marketing materials and resources for advertising. Trans4m aims to transform the lives of disadvantaged young people by aiding their entry into the world of work. Social Enterprise Fund 1,300
Whitwick Community Enterprises (North West Leicestershire) Towards marketing and business development activities. Whitwick Community Enterprises works to combat social exclusion and build up community coherence. Social Enterprise Fund 3,000
Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland Benefits advice and practical help for elderly people, especially those experiencing fuel poverty. Surviving Winter Fund 3,403
Leicester Charity Link To pay for emergency food, fuel or boiler repairs for families and individuals in crisis during the winter months. Surviving Winter Fund 3,403
Fantasy Squash Academy (Leicestershire) To fund squash coaching sessions for schools in Loughborough. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,440
Fantasy Squash Academy (Leicestershire) To fund shirt sponsorship for the Academy in Loughborough. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 360
Gunns Community Gym (Leicestershire) To buy equipment for training courses for young people at the boxing gym. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 420
Leicestershire Karate Club To fund the purchase of scoreboards for the karate club. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,280
Loughborough Muay-Thai Club To fund the purchase of age appropriate equipment to allow children to participate in the club’s Muay-Thai martial arts programme. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,000
Rawlins Basketball Club (Leicestershire) To pay towards the training and creation of a group of coaches to deliver basketball in primary and secondary schools through breakfast and after-school clubs. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,000
Shepshed Dolphin Swimming Group To provide swimming coaching sessions for disabled children and young people. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,356
Sport in Desford (Table Tennis Club) To fund coaching costs, equipment, entrance fees and training costs at a table tennis club. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 720
The Meadows Community Group (Leicester) Towards the cost of summer holiday sports coaching activities for young people in areas of deprivation in Leicester. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 600
Waterfront Sports and Education Academy (Leicester) To fund the purchase of equipment and costs to run a boxing club for young people. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,470
Winstanley Wizards Table Tennis Club (Leicestershire) To help fund purchase of a table tennis table, practice and match-play balls and summer coaching hall hire. This is a community club in an area of high deprivation. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 439
Jasmine House Leicester Rape Crisis To fund expenses incurred by volunteers providing 1-2-1 support at their clients’ home and during their court attendance. Women In Philanthropy Fund 3,562
Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre To pay their premises rental costs for the next financial year (previously free of charge) and cover recent unexpected expenditure. Women In Philanthropy Fund 2,761
Twenty/Twenty (Leicester) To fund a project supporting girls at risk of or involved in anti-social behaviour, grooming or trafficking. Women In Philanthropy Fund 3,061