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Yearly Archives: 2015

Belvoir Bees Junior Cricket Coaching Project

Young people in rural Leicestershire had the opportunity to play sport and learn new skills thanks to the Belvoir Bees Junior Cricket Coaching Project run through Belvoir Castle Cricket and Countryside Trust. The group was awarded a £2,000 […]

3rd Braunstone Brownies Summer Camp Success

In March this year 3rd Braunstone Brownies were awarded a Red Nose Day grant of £1,000 towards their summer camp. The trip was enjoyed by over 20 girls and for many it was their first visit to the […]

Cluckingham Palace Opens in Melton!

The Melton Learning Hub has been able to provide a much-needed new home for its resident animals thanks to a £1,000 grant from Mars in the Community. The Hub, in Burton Road, Melton Mowbray, offers qualifications in animal […]

Women in Philanthropy – Leicestershire Fire and Rescue event

Women in Philanthropy (WiP) brings together influential and talented women from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland with an aim to improve local life. WiP members work, or have worked, as scientists, journalists, designers, financial experts and lawyers. They […]

Do you have a project or an idea to help your community?

Awards for All and Reaching Communities Funding   Awards for All is the Big Lottery Fund’s small grants programme and is an easy way to get lottery grants of between £300 to £10,000.     Reaching communities is […]

Action Homeless – Bridges for Children Project

Action Homeless is a local charity, supporting approximately 400 people who are affected by homelessness every year. As well as providing emergency accommodation and helping people to address their practical needs, they work with each individual or family […]

The Annual DICE Lecture at University of Leicester

Living in a Diverse Britain Aspiration, Fears & Different Realities Thursday 22 October 2015, 6.00pm Lord Herman Ouseley Fifty years after the introduction of race relations legislation in GB, the nation is still dogged by polarised opinions on […]

Adventures in Adventureland for Make and Play

Make and Play is a volunteer led play group running in the heart of Syston. The group is all inclusive and welcomes, amongst others, children with learning disabilities and those who are disabled. The group works to integrate […]

Fun in Wales with Abel Camp!

In May this year Abel Camp was awarded £2,000 through the Community Foundation from our John Salmon Fund.          Abel Camp run camping activities for physically disabled children and young people as well as those with learning difficulties. All […]