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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.

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Community Grant Awards 2016/17



Funding Awarded

Amersham Museum

Remembrance Box dementia project to help support older people


Buckinghamshire MIND

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


Chalfont St Giles Youth Club

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


Chalfont St Peter Youth Centre

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


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.


Chiltern Youth Projects

Deliver outreach summer diversionary programme, involving outreach youth workers


Friends of Chesham Cemetery

Display case WW1 Green Jackets exhibition


Friends of Lowndes Park

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


Little Chalfont Community Association

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


Little Chalfont Good Companions Club

Social activities for vulnerable older residents


Little Missenden Festival

Community Festival


Milton's Cottage Trust

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


Misbourne Symphony Orchestra

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


Penn Street with Holmer Green Parochial Church

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


Pond Park Community Association

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


Pond Park Rangers

Expand outreach community  diversionary football programme


Prestwood Youth & Community Action Group (PYCAG)

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


White Hill Centre

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


The Buckinghamshire Best Kept Village Competition

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









Funding Awarded

Chesham Swing Volleyball Grant

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


Chesham Youth Club

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


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.


Churches Together Community Project

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


Jordans Music Club

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


Ley Hill Memorial Hall Committee

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


Penn & Tylers Green Cricket Club

Refurbish cricket pavilion and also open up as a community facility


Prestwood Colts FC

Replace floodlights, pitch maintenance works and

purchase 5ft x 3ft training goals


Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire

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


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)


Sing Out Loud Together (SOLT)

Support the establishment of a new community choir


Support for Young People Affected by Crime

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


Theatre Shed


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


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.


Waterside Stretch & Flex

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