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Community Grants

The below charts detail the Community Groups who have been awarded funding for the 2016/17 Community Grants Scheme.

For more information please contact community@chiltern.gov.uk

Community Grant Awards 2016/17

Organisation

Project

Funding Awarded

Amersham Museum

Remembrance Box dementia project to help support older people

£1,080

Buckinghamshire MIND

Establishing a fortnightly voluntary peer support group for residents with mental health issues

£1,464

Chalfont St Giles Youth Club

Purchase new, sports, cooking, music system and arts equipment

£1,800

Chalfont St Peter Youth Centre

Diversionary activities including WW1 Commemorative events, volunteer development & film project

£1,800

Chesham Over 50's' Action Group

 

Support a range of social activities for elderly residents living in Chesham includes day trips, IT training, Christmas lunch and coffee mornings.

£400

Chiltern Youth Projects

Deliver outreach summer diversionary programme, involving outreach youth workers

£1,800

Friends of Chesham Cemetery

Display case WW1 Green Jackets exhibition

£500

Friends of Lowndes Park

Community picnic including live classical music and opera forms the backdrop to the afternoon.

£250

Little Chalfont Community Association

Purchase a new shelving system and also 60 additional large print books

£1,350

Little Chalfont Good Companions Club

Social activities for vulnerable older residents

£500

Little Missenden Festival

Community Festival

£900

Milton's Cottage Trust

Develop an artist-designed heritage map of Chiltern District to attract visitors

£1,152

Misbourne Symphony Orchestra

A dementia support project involving a tea concert featuring favourite songs and orchestral pieces from the 1940's' & 1950's'

£1,215

Penn Street with Holmer Green Parochial Church

Seeking funding to purchase a new information noticeboard to help promote all its activities.

£210

Pond Park Community Association

Deliver a range of community activities including older people's social group, youth club activities and mother and toddlers Group

£1,800

Pond Park Rangers

Expand outreach community  diversionary football programme

£1,800

Prestwood Youth & Community Action Group (PYCAG)

Expand and develop its weekly sessions, for local young people and develop/train new local volunteers

£1,800

White Hill Centre

Support refurbishment of the centre (decorating throughout, curtains, floor polishing, new blinds and furniture.

£1,800

The Buckinghamshire Best Kept Village Competition

Encourage Chiltern villages to enter the Bucks 'Best Village Competition'

 

£350

Total

 

£22,106

 

Organisation

Project

Funding Awarded

Chesham Swing Volleyball Grant

Support grant to allow the club to offer subsidised membership disadvantaged players

£948

Chesham Youth Club

Set up a new junior pool club for 15-18 yr.  olds

£500

Chiltern Child Contact Centre

Provides a safe neutral space for separated parents to interact, play and have access to their children. Grant to recruit volunteers and promote the service locally.

£800

Churches Together Community Project

Provide free arts and crafts sessions at Westwood Park during the school holidays.

£250

Jordans Music Club

Community concert to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 'Battle of the Somme'

£500

Ley Hill Memorial Hall Committee

Develop a special book for the village to commemorate local men who were killed in WW1.

£250

Penn & Tylers Green Cricket Club

Refurbish cricket pavilion and also open up as a community facility

£750

Prestwood Colts FC

Replace floodlights, pitch maintenance works and

purchase 5ft x 3ft training goals

£1,000

Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire

To provide a bursary support to enable vulnerable residents to access relationship counselling service

£1,000

Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Train 20 volunteers to support patients remain in their own homes by visiting and assisting with household tasks (e.g. mowing lawn, laundry, lifts to appointments)

£1,000

Sing Out Loud Together (SOLT)

Support the establishment of a new community choir

£428

Support for Young People Affected by Crime

Enable young people 17+ impacted by crime to attend specialist 1 to 1 sessions

£1,000

Theatre Shed

 

Summer holiday scheme that facilitates able bodied and disabled children to participate in drama/music workshops.

£1,000

Voices and Choices

Promote the service that helps to support residents to remain in their own homes, recruit and train volunteers, room hire and training materials.

£1,000

Waterside Stretch & Flex

This new group provides a weekly gentle exercise activity for older residents.

£250

Total

 

£10,732