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How We’ve Helped

To date, the Community foundation has given over £4.25 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 (£)
Leicester Art Zone To fund weekly painting workshops for vulnerable and marginalised people. Arts Fund 151
The Kibworth Band To fund the purchase of instruments for children and young people currently on the band's waiting list. Barbara Keene Fund 483
Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust To fund equipment and plants needed to undertake hedgerow planting and restoration at Rutland Water. Bobby Dhanjal Foundation 1,313
Melton Mowbray Scrabble Club To fund the cost of hire of premises to hold the Scrabble group sessions for a period of 6 months. Bristol & West 97 167
Confident Communities To fund running costs of 16 weeks specialist literacy tuition and life coaching sessions for 10 long-term unemployed people with dyslexia. CAP Fund 1,400
Harborough District Children And Young People's Charity To fund repairs to a second bus as part of the Chill Out Bus project, which offers play and youth services for children and young people in the area. CAP Fund 1,400
New Leaf Triangle Continued subsidisation of family sessions, to support 23 families, their disabled children and siblings. CAP Fund 1,400
Warriors Basket Ball Club To provide age appropriate kit and equipment for between 14 and 20 children. CAP Fund 1,400
Twenty/Twenty For the Love4Life Project, working with vulnerable young women at risk of exploitation in Leicester. Children on the Edge Fund 5,000
Moira Youth Club To train volunteers via professional courses in Safeguarding, First Aid and Food Hygiene. Comic Relief 2011-13 684
Forward Thinking Movement and Dance To fund 2 years’ salary for the project director. FTM Dance provides specialist performing arts classes to children and young people with special educational needs in the greater Leicestershire area. Comic Relief Large Grants 30,000
New Parks Play Association To fund 'Farm to Fork in the Venny' workshops as part of a two year project to restore overgrown allotments and to allow food to be grown and harvested and tables, benches and bird boxes built using trees in the allotment. Comic Relief Large Grants 14,970
Clash 2012 To fund the continuation of free yoga and exercise sessions for a 1 year period for users with rheumatoid arthritis. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 2,413
Homestart Leicester To fund a play worker to lead and develop targeted play activities for babies up to a year old, to engage families in deprived areas in the education and development of their children as early as possible Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 7,000
Melton And District Money Advice Centre To fund start-up activities and items for a free money advice service for the people of Melton Mowbray and the surrounding district. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 5,000
Melton Learning Hub To provide healthy breakfasts for young people including purchase of food, equipment, basic cookery skills and healthy eating tuition. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 4,095
Pedestrian To fund creative workshops for disadvantaged young people in Leicester; covering music, dance, graffiti, art, photography, animation etc. & leading to an Arts Award leadership qualification. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 4,920
Seva Solutions To introduce elderly and disabled people to easy-to-use IT tools and equipment, with the aim of reducing isolation, social exclusion and loneliness. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 4,291
The Bridge - Homelessness to Hope To provide two residential courses in the Peak District for ten beneficiaries with complex needs affected by homelessness, in order to build self-esteem and encourage positive change. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 4,930
Youth Shelter To establish a 'Second Chance' retail outlet, which will sell upcycled and donated goods and will be staffed by unemployed and homeless people. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 8,000
Schizophrenic Support Group To fund a residential trip for 16 members to Skegness, enabling attendees to take part in activities they wouldn't usually be able to access. Comic Relief Local Communities Fund 698
Leicester Chinese Elderly Club To fund the ongoing food costs of a Chinese elderly persons’ lunch club. Coventry Building Society Fund 500
Braunstone Adventure Playground To fund a trip taking 50 children and young people from low income and single parent families on a camping trip to Lincolnshire. Coventry Building Society Fund 204
Coping with Cancer To fund counselling and complementary therapy staffing costs for residents in Oakham and Rutland who access the service. Efficient Charitable Portfolio 1,481
Prostaid To set up and establish a support and befriending service in Rutland working with men to raise awareness of prostate cancer. Efficient Charitable Portfolio 1,481
Ladies Sangam Group To provide funds to cover the cost of hiring a venue where Asian and BME women can meet and take part in activities to help both their psychological and physical wellbeing. Hanwill Fund 832
Rutland Foodbank To fund ongoing costs associated with running the Foodbank's premises which allows them to provide food parcels to people in crisis. Hanwill Fund 872
Tanglewood Youth & Support Group To fund a 2 night trip away for 25 young people aged 10-16 with special needs including ADHD and cerebral palsy and their siblings and families. Hanwill Fund 400
ASPIRE:Lifeskills To fund transport for a Saturday Club which provides leisure and recreational activities to children and young people with autism. Hanwill Fund 997
Self Advocacy in Action To provide funding towards overheads, such as rent and travel costs. Self Advocacy in Action supports adults with learning disabilities to gain increased independence in their lives Hanwill Fund 400
The Friends Hub To fund venue costs for a club offering sport activities to young people of mixed ethnicities aged 11-18. The club aims to tackle antisocial behaviour and prevent drug and crime issues. Hanwill Fund 498
1st Uppingham Scout Group For the purchase of a portable toilet to be used by the scouts during camping trips. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 160
Home-Start Melton and Rutland A contribution towards the general costs of the charity which supports vulnerable families during times of crisis. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 423
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. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 659
Leicester Charity Link Towards the ‘Surviving Winter’ campaign which works to help the elderly and families in crisis. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 423
Market Overton Play Area Association To provide funding towards the cost of a range of play equipment for the village. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 659
Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre To fund weekly swimming sessions where children with special educational needs receive one-to-one play and hydrotherapy sessions. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 659
Rutland Thunders To fund the purchase of a team kit, basketball equipment and venue hire for a basketball club working with disabled and disadvantaged young people. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 659
Thorpe Hall Hospice Funding towards the general costs of the hospice. High Sheriff of Rutland's Fund 423
Rutland Foodbank To fund ongoing costs associated with running the Foodbank's premises which allows them to provide food parcels to people in crisis. Hill Osborne Fund 530
Pedestrian To fund support and training sessions for 10 young parents to help them increase their confidence and self-belief and make progress in their personal lives. Hill Osborne Fund 828
Market Harborough Emergency Services Cadets Towards the set up costs of an 'Emergency Cadets' group in the Market Harborough area including equipment for practical exercises such as fire drills, and uniform. Hill Osborne Fund 500
The Friends Hub To fund venue costs for a club offering sport activities to young people of mixed ethnicities aged 11-18. The club aims to tackle antisocial behaviour and prevent drug and crime issues. Hill Osborne Fund 295
1st Gilmorton Scouts To purchase a PA system used by scouts during performance workshops and fundraising events. Hitachi Capital Fund 100
Beacon Academy Funding towards a breakfast club at the school, whose catchment area includes an area of high deprivation. Hive Foundation (in memory of Grant Wilkinson) 400
Cobden Primary School To fund a children's breakfast club before school. Hive Foundation (in memory of Grant Wilkinson) 400
Rainbows Hospice for Young People Towards nursing care from a trained children’s nurse for young hospice users. Hive Foundation (in memory of Grant Wilkinson) 121
Charnwood Learning Centre To fund literacy and numeracy workshops with year ten students in St Matthews, targeting underachieving students from BME communities. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 1,400
Pedestrian To fund support and training sessions for 10 young parents to help them increase their confidence and self-belief and make progress in their personal lives. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 1,029
Melton And District Money Advice Centre To fund the membership fee for Community Money Advice and enable the setting up of a Debt Centre. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 995
Schizophrenic Support Group To fund a residential trip for 16 members to Skegness, enabling attendees to take part in activities they wouldn't usually be able to access. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 782
Braunstone Blues To purchase hot water bottles and distribute keep warm leaflets to vulnerable and at risk older people as part of a campaign to cut cold related deaths. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 770
Out Of Hours Club Rutland To help fund staffing costs to support special and additional needs adults taking part in outings and activities. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 119
The Kibworth Band To fund the purchase of instruments for children and young people currently on the band's waiting list. Ian & Caroline McAlpine Community Fund 85
Shelter Housing Aid and Research Project (SHARP) To assist in the provision of a housing advice and support service to homeless people, those threatened with homelessness or who are poorly housed. Jamie Lewis Fund 1.546
Schizophrenic Support Group To fund a residential trip for 16 members to Skegness, enabling attendees to take part in activities they wouldn't usually be able to access. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Market Harborough Emergency Services Cadets Towards the set up costs of an 'Emergency Cadets' group in the Market Harborough area including equipment for practical exercises such as fire drills, and uniform. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Charnwood Learning Centre To fund literacy and numeracy workshops with year ten students in St Matthews, targeting underachieving students from BME communities John Laing Foundation 1,000
Self Advocacy in Action To provide funding towards overheads, such as rent and travel costs. Self Advocacy in Action supports adults with learning disabilities to gain increased independence in their lives. John Laing Foundation 1,000
ASPIRE:Lifeskills To fund transport for a Saturday Club which provides leisure and recreational activities to children and young people with autism. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Glenmore Community Centre To help fund a weekly support group for people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their carers. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Soft Touch To help fund the purchase of equipment for a project kitchen which will give disadvantaged children and young people the chance to develop healthy eating, creative cooking and enterprise skills. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Homestart Blaby District Oadby and Wigston To fund a school-readiness project which helps parents develop children's early learning at home and builds confidence when dealing with and approaching support agencies. John Laing Foundation 865
Oasis Family Support Centre Towards the provision of meals for nursery children as part of a scheme which encourages parents and carers to bake weekly with their children. John Laing Foundation 970
Youth Shelter To fund storage and transport of donated furniture for homeless clients resettling back into the community. John Laing Foundation 947
Excluded Ltd To provide funding towards studio services for aspiring rappers, singers and producers who have been unemployed for at least a year. John Laing Foundation 780
Spirit At Play Funding will cover the rebuild and repair of horse shelters and secure fencing. Horses are used in therapeutic work with those who have mental health issues and ex-offenders. John Laing Foundation 601
Centre for Fun & Families Limited For the delivery of an eight week programme for ten young people aged 11-16 who are experiencing difficulty in managing their anxiety. John Laing Foundation 600
Auxiliary Studios Community Interest Company To fund rent costs for the studio which offers music tuition, workshops and training in audio and visual production to people from areas of high deprivation. John Laing Foundation 982
Braunstone Blues To purchase hot water bottles and distribute keep warm leaflets to vulnerable and at risk older people as part of a campaign to cut cold related deaths. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Community Action Hinckley and Bosworth To fund the replacement of toys and equipment at a small parent and toddler group run by local volunteers. John Laing Foundation 600
Melton Learning Hub To fund a pool table at The Venue, a contemporary youth café aimed at 13-17 year olds. John Laing Foundation 759
Out Of Hours Club Rutland To help fund staffing costs to support special and additional needs adults taking part in outings and activities. John Laing Foundation 980
Tanglewood Youth & Support Group To fund a 2 night trip away for 25 young people aged 10-16 with special needs including ADHD and cerebral palsy and their siblings and families. John Laing Foundation 1,000
Khushi Group To fund a one year programme of activities for an independent mental health self-help group for Asian ladies in Leicester. John Laing Foundation 1,000
The Kibworth Band To fund the purchase of instruments for children and young people currently on the band's waiting list. John Laing Foundation 59
Spark Children's Art Festival To fund the 'At Your School' programme, which aims to reach schoolchildren who may not usually experience theatre, live music or dance John Salmon Fund 4,000
Peter Le Marchant Trust To contribute to the ongoing running costs of three canal boats offering trips and holidays for people with disabilities. John Salmon Fund 2,000
Canine Partners A contribution to the construction of a residential training facility where users are bonded with and trained to use their guide and support dogs. John Salmon Fund 2,000
Special Needs Integration Projects - SNIPS To fund summer play scheme activities for children and young people with learning and physical disabilities. John Salmon Fund 2,000
Abel Camp To fund the provision of summer camping trips for disabled young people. John Salmon Fund 2,000
Attune Therapies To fund the purchase of instruments and other associated costs for the delivery of sessions working with people who have acquired brain injury. John Salmon Fund 1,700
Excluded Ltd To fund a music service for clients with disabilities including song writing, production and release, video production and artwork. Leicestershire Fund 2,694
Excluded Ltd To provide funding towards studio services for aspiring rappers, singers and producers who have been unemployed for at least a year. Leicestershire Fund 1,000
Braunstone Adventure Playground To fund a trip taking 50 children and young people from low income and single parent families on a camping trip to Lincolnshire. Leicestershire Fund 2,364
Leicester Chinese Elderly Club To fund the ongoing food costs of a Chinese elderly persons’ lunch club Leicestershire Fund 500
Action Homeless To fund Bridges for Children: an activities programme supporting children affected by homelessness and domestic violence. Leicestershire Fund 957
Khushi Group To fund a one year programme of activities for an independent mental health self-help group for Asian ladies in Leicester. Leicestershire Fund 1,620
Soft Touch To help fund the purchase of equipment for a project kitchen which will give disadvantaged children and young people the chance to develop healthy eating, creative cooking and enterprise skills. Leicestershire Fund 1,000
Youth Shelter To fund 10 places at a creative writing school for users with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Homestart Blaby District Oadby and Wigston To fund a school-readiness project which helps parents develop children's early learning at home and builds confidence when dealing with and approaching support agencies. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Market Harborough Cricket & Squash Club To fund the replacement of outdoor cricket nets which have become unsafe, and increase participation in cricket for disadvantaged children. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
Leicester Art Zone To fund weekly painting workshops for vulnerable and marginalised people. Leicestershire Fund 1,849
14/48 UK To fund a creative writing workshop for young writers under 25, to provide them with creative opportunities and result in the writing of four new ten minute plays. Leicestershire Fund 1,080
Magna Music Band To run a summer music week to benefit musicians from low-income groups and young people with learning difficulties. Leicestershire Fund 1,025
Kulan Point Somak To fund the purchase of equipment to establish a community group for the Muslim Somali community. The group aims to engage with young people and prevent radicalisation. Leicestershire Fund 942
Minnie's Friends Towards rent, insurance and volunteer expenses at Minnie's Friends, which provides a drop in and advice service for those with alcohol and substance misuse issues. Leicestershire Fund 696
ADP African Development Project To fund the purchase of medals for a football tournament being held as part of a health and family day, focussing on HIV awareness and prevention in the local African community. Leicestershire Fund 500
Mayfields Lifeskills Centre To fund running line events which use a piece of assistive technology to give visually impaired runners physical, tactile and audible stimulation to support their running activities. Leicestershire Fund 2,820
Particip8 Cic To fund a sport, health and physical activity programme for adults with learning disabilities, based in and around Wigston and Oadby. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
The Baca Charity To fund sports sessions over six months for young migrants, some of whom have been victims of trafficking. Leicestershire Fund 1,498
Oasis Family Support Centre Towards the provision of meals for nursery children as part of a scheme which encourages parents and carers to bake weekly with their children. Leicestershire Fund 1,500
Glenmore Community Centre To help fund a weekly support group for people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their carers. Leicestershire Fund 554
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
Special Needs Integration Projects – SNIPS (Leicestershire) To help provide transport costs taking children to and from a summer play scheme. Leicestershire Fund 2,000
The Friends Hub To fund the purchase of a boxing ring and garden extension. Leicestershire Fund 285
The Kibworth Band To fund the purchase of instruments for children and young people currently on the band's waiting list. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 146
Rutland Foodbank To fund ongoing costs associated with running the Foodbank's premises which allows them to provide food parcels to people in crisis. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 183
Tanglewood Youth & Support Group To fund a 2 night trip away for 25 young people aged 10-16 with special needs including ADHD and cerebral palsy and their siblings and families. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 100
Melton Mowbray Scrabble Club To fund the cost of hire of premises to hold the Scrabble group sessions for a period of 6 months. Lord Lieutenant's Fund for Leicestershire & Rutland 113
The Friends Hub To fund venue costs for a club offering sport activities to young people of mixed ethnicities aged 11-18. The club aims to tackle antisocial behaviour and prevent drug and crime issues. LRCF Fund 2,215
Glenmore Community Centre To help fund a weekly support group for people with Alzheimer's and dementia and their carers. LRCF Fund 1,386
Spirit At Play Funding will cover the rebuild and repair of horse shelters and secure fencing. Horses are used in therapeutic work with those who have mental health issues and ex-offenders. LRCF Fund 1,000
The Friends Hub To fund the purchase of a boxing ring and garden extension. LRCF Fund 854
Out Of Hours Club Rutland To help fund staffing costs to support special and additional needs adults taking part in outings and activities. LRCF Fund 500
The Kibworth Band To fund the purchase of instruments for children and young people currently on the band's waiting list. LRCF Fund 227
New Leaf Triangle To fund therapeutic sessions for families of children with disabilities, learning difficulties, ADHD, social and emotional difficulties and mental health conditions, using animals and the natural environment. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 2,100
Melton Skate Park Group To fund the construction and replacement of a skate park in Melton Mowbray which encourages participation in sports and promotes active lifestyles. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 2,000
Home-Start Melton and Rutland To run a 10-week programme promoting healthy active lifestyles to families in Melton. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 2,000
Sherard Primary School, Leicestershire County Council A contribution to the purchase of an interactive, sensory floor system for special needs children. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 2,000
Belvoir Castle Cricket Trust To fund Belvoir Bee's Rural Junior Cricket Coaching Programme which provides coaching sessions for 5 to 11 year olds during the summer. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 1.320
The Mount Group Riding for the Disabled Association Funding will help towards to the running costs of the organisation. Mars in the Community Fund - Waltham 580
Sewstern Petanque Club To fund the building of a petanque (boules) site. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,450
Friends of Sherard Funding towards the purchase of equipment for a play area in Melton. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,000
Melton & District Furniture Project A contribution towards the running costs of a delivery van to transport affordable and up-cycled furniture and household items to those who are in need. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 2,000
Melton Community First Responders To fund the replacement/upgrade of community defibrillators in the Melton Mowbray area. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,500
Melton Foxes Junior FC To purchase football kit and equipment. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,000
Melton Learning Hub To fund equipment and kit for animal welfare courses. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,000
Melton Mowbray Amateur Boxing Club To purchase punch bags for the boxing club. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,000
Oasis Family Support Centre To cover costs of food provision during term time for a year. The family centre is used by vulnerable, at risk and underachieving children and young people and their families. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,050
Old Dalby Defib Project To install a second defib unit in Old Dalby, further to the first which was installed with Mars funding last year. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 500
Pablo's Horse Sanctuary To fund the costs of yearly yard insurance at the horse sanctuary. Mars in the Community Fund - Melton 1,000
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire To provide a complementary therapy and wellbeing service for unpaid carers in Market Harborough. Meggitt Trust Fund 2,202
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire As a contribution to the Young Carers Project and the support and services that this provides. Meggitt Trust Fund 2,200
Dementia Harborough To fund day trips, monthly dementia cafés featuring guest speakers and activities, monthly ‘Singing For Memories’ meetings and day to day running costs. Meggitt Trust Fund 2,484
St Crispin's School Leicester To contribute to the cost of a bursary for a dyslexic child who could not otherwise afford to attend St Crispin's. This is the first instalment as part of an ongoing commitment from the endowment fund. Rebecca Winand Fund 2,652
Soft Touch To build and equip a soundproof music studio for out of school, disabled and special needs young people taking part in creative music activities. Richi Rootz Foundation 997
Reality Youth Project To fund a replacement laptop for programming Realcare babies, which are used during sex and relationship courses for vulnerable young people. Sheila Collard Fund 216
Out Of Hours Club Rutland To help fund staffing costs to support special and additional needs adults taking part in outings and activities. Sheila Collard Fund 81
Centre for Fun & Families Limited For the delivery of an eight week programme for ten young people aged 11-16 who are experiencing difficulty in managing their anxiety. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 1,900
Action Homeless To fund Bridges for Children: an activities programme supporting children affected by homelessness and domestic violence. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 1,500
Excluded Ltd To provide funding towards studio services for aspiring rappers, singers and producers who have been unemployed for at least a year. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 1,220
Spirit At Play Funding will cover the rebuild and repair of horse shelters and secure fencing. Horses are used in therapeutic work with those who have mental health issues and ex-offenders. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 949
St Marks And Belgrave Task Group Towards drop-in benefits advice and job-seeker training sessions for 16 to 24 year olds who have issues with mental health, drug and alcohol abuse. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 625
Reality Youth Project To fund a replacement laptop for programming Realcare babies, which are used during sex and relationship courses for vulnerable young people. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 284
Minnie's Friends Towards rent, insurance and volunteer expenses at Minnie's Friends, which provides a drop in and advice service for those with alcohol and substance misuse issues. Sir Timothy Brooks Fund 104
Auxiliary Studios Community Interest Company To fund rent costs for the studio which offers music tuition, workshops and training in audio and visual production to people from areas of high deprivation. Social Enterprise Fund 458
Auxiliary Studios Community Interest Company Funding to help raise the profile of Auxiliary Studios through marketing and promotion. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Confident Communities To fund the expansion of diagnosis and support services for sufferers of the specific learning difficulty Irlen Syndrome. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Excluded Ltd To fund a market research and feasibility study. Social Enterprise Fund 250
Future Active Enterprise Ltd To help fund set-up costs for the business which aims to champion active, healthy successful futures for all young people. Social Enterprise Fund 650
High Impact Education Services Ltd To improve HIES’ brand identity, marketing materials and purchase a digital dye cutting machine. Social Enterprise Fund 2,000
Little Bird SOS To fund the development of the business's marketing planning, website and online sales. Social Enterprise Fund 2,350
Loughborough Youth Development Project To fund website design, advertising and pamphlet distribution. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Mutual Shoots Towards a feasibility study into an innovative eight week film-making course. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
The Black Horse Walcote Community Group To fund the start-up costs of reopening a local pub for trading. Social Enterprise Fund 1,000
Vocational Training Enterprise Centre To fund the costs of an internship within the organisation. Social Enterprise Fund 2,444
Anand Mangal To fund a weekly social group for BME women to promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Braunstone Blues To fund weekly fishing competitions/tuition during the summer holidays to advance physical and mental health, wellbeing and safety. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Braunstone Swimming Club To fund ASA formal training for 4 young volunteers that will improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Braunstone Swimming Club To fund ASA formal training for 4 young volunteers that will improve life skills, education, employability and enterprise. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Charnwood Community Tennis Programme To fund new girls' only sessions, where young women from disadvantaged backgrounds will be supported to advance their physical and mental health and wellbeing. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 500
Clash 2012 To fund hydrotherapy yoga sessions to reduce pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Cosmopolitan Carnival Arts To fund a series of workshops creating cultural dance pieces to be performed as part of the Cosmopolitan Carnival, a large-scale cultural event which brings together members from different communities. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Hinckley Clarendon Sports and Community Association To fund roll-out of a 6-month pilot scheme offering support for children with autism, learning difficulties and physical disabilities. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Hinckley Town Tennis Club To fund weekly sessions for those with physical and learning disabilities including transport, coaching and equipment. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 756
Leicester Ancient Order Of Foresters Archery Club Funding towards the costs of setting up a satellite archery club at South Leicester College, enabling those with limited means to continue taking part. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Leicester Riders Foundation To fund venue hire, coaching/mentoring for basketball sessions and for the gymnasium to introduce participants to new opportunities. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Project Polska To fund a weekly skills/language club for migrant women disadvantaged through low income, social isolation and gender. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Rutland Conquerors Inclusive Basketball To fund basketball activities for young adults with physical and learning disabilities, including training for competitions with the aim of having several club members selected for the 2017 Special Olympics. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Takeover Radio Media Trust To fund the replacement of three computers used to support the ongoing training of young people at the radio station. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 832
The Leicester Cobras Wheelchair Basketball Club To fund venue hire costs for basketball sessions for people with physical disabilities, primarily those from the age of 14 years up. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Together We Can Leics To fund the hire of a hydrotherapy pool and qualified life guards at a local hospice and specialists to design and deliver sports and music sessions at a special needs unit of Leicester College. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Winstanley Wizards Table Tennis Club To fund additional equipment and cover a shortfall for one young member to attend a Table Tennis England coaching course. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 975
BALL4ALL CIC To fund basketball summer camps for young people living in areas of high deprivation/to advance physical and mental health and wellbeing. Sport Relief Community Cash 2016 1,000
Green Towers Hinckley Club 4 Young People To purchase climbing wall safety equipment to be used by 8 to 19 year olds during youth club sessions, and on centre open days by the local community. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,500
Belvoir Castle Cricket Trust To fund cricket training sessions at two new rural venues to encourage local families to meet and develop their communities. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,500
Leicester Blue Sox Baseball Club To fund baseball and softball coaching sessions for children, young people and adults in Leicester. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,510
Leicester Caribbean Cricket Club To develop the youth programme, creating opportunities for local youth to engage in sporting activities and improving social cohesion between different communities. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,262
Particip8 Cic To fund the purchase of new sports equipment appropriate for children aged 8-12. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 998
Saffron Athletics Club To purchase equipment to enable participation in the sports hall event, in order for children to learn the run, jump and throw ethos of athletics. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,500
The Friends Hub To fund the purchase of a boxing ring and garden extension. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,295
Wreake Runners Young Athletes To support children in the transition from primary to secondary school when drop-out rates for running are at their highest. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 460
BALL4ALL CIC To fund basketball summer camps for young people living in areas of high deprivation/to advance physical and mental health and wellbeing. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 1,500
The Friends Hub To fund venue costs for a club offering sport activities to young people of mixed ethnicities aged 11-18. The club aims to tackle antisocial behaviour and prevent drug and crime issues. William Colton Youth Sport Fund 689
Women's Aid Leicestershire Ltd A contribution towards the costs of a children's refuge worker, working with children living in a refuge as a result of domestic violence. Women In Philanthropy Fund 4,573
Voluntary Action South Leicestershire As a contribution to the Young Carers Project and the support and services that this provides. Women In Philanthropy Fund 3,802
Home-Start Melton and Rutland Funding will contribute to the core work of training volunteers who support vulnerable families during times of crisis. Women In Philanthropy Fund 3,610
Jasmine House Leicester Rape Crisis (2) To pay expenses incurred by volunteers providing one-to-one support at their clients' homes and during their court attendances. Women In Philanthropy Fund 654
Twenty/Twenty For the Love4Life Project, working with vulnerable young women at risk of exploitation in Leicester. Women In Philanthropy Fund 529
Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre To pay premises rental costs which were previously free of charge and cover recent unexpected expenditure. Women In Philanthropy Fund 529