The below charts detail the Community Groups who have been awarded funding for the 2016/17 Community Grants Scheme.
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Remembrance Box dementia project to help support older people
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
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'
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
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.