Recent Grants Awarded

 These grants have been awarded in the current financial year:

(Please note these are grants awarded up to the end of October 2016)

 

Group Area Purpose Amount
1st Bridgwater ( St Georges) Wembdon Scout Group Sedgemoor Family Bingo Night to raise funds for group. £50
1st Wellington Scouts Taunton Deane New floor for the Castle Hall £4,893
2BU Taunton Deane Outdoor activities to support the mental health of LGBTQ young people. £1,428
Actiontrack Taunton Deane Refurbished music equipment and studio £23,440
Active and In Touch Mendip Activities reconnecting lonely and isolated people with their community £2,500
Age UK Somerset Taunton Deane Continue and expand our existing Befriending Services.  £15,000
All Saints C Of E Dulverton West Somerset Equipment for school swimming pool. £1,000
Alzheimers Society Region wide Dementia Friendly Communities coordination £6,732
Ashcott Village Hall Sedgemoor Hall lighting  upgrade £1,000
Ashill Village Hall Committee South Somerset Village hall improvements £500
Avalon Archery Club Mendip Smokefree policy for Avalon Archery Club. £500
Axbridge Saxon Junior Football Club Sedgemoor Smokefree policy Axbridge Saxon Junior Football Club £500
BARB Search and Rescue Sedgemoor New lift engine for marine rescue hovercraft £2,500
Barnardo's Mandala Therapy & Play Service Taunton Deane Residential camp for young people who have experienced bereavement £2,430
Barton St David Village Hall and Playing Field Charity South Somerset Village hall improvements (central heating) £1,500
Bayford Mission Hall Society South Somerset Improvements to community hall £500
Berrow Parish Council Sedgemoor Community play equipment £2,500
Blackdown District Scouts, Tangier Scout & Guide Centre Taunton Deane Adventure play equipment for Scouts campsite £11,000
Blackdown Support Group Mid Devon Volunteer support costs £500
Blackdown Support Group Mid Devon Support to the elderly and the infirm in the Blackdown Hills. £500
Blandford Opportunity Group North Dorset Additional sessions for children with speech and language problems £2,475
Bloodwise   Donation for raffle prize. £100
BOS Community Theatre Group Sedgemoor Community arts event £1,000
Bridgwater Carnival Sedgemoor Annual carnvial £1,000
Bridgwater Half Marathon Sedgemoor Sponsorship of half marathan £400
Bridgwater Hockey Club Sedgemoor Auction of Promises £50
Bristol Avon Rivers Trust South Gloucestershire Running a series of educational events and activities as part of BART's LoCATE project. £5,000
Burnham & Berrow Golf Club Sedgemoor Golf coaching sessions for disadvantaged young people £1,380
Burnham & Highbridge Sea Cadet Unit Sedgemoor Renovation to create new classrooms. £400
Burnham United Junior Football Club Sedgemoor Smokefree policy for Burnham United Junior Football Club £500
Care and Share Time South Somerset Activities for older, isolated people £1,300
Carers' Voice Somerset Mendip Development grant £250
Carhampton Recreation Group West Somerset Disability access ramp £1,500
CBO Community Bus Taunton Deane Signage for new community bus £350
Centre for Outdoor Activity & Community Hub (COACH) Taunton Deane Kayaking for children with special educational needs £3,220
Chard WATCH C.I.C. South Somerset Core costs £5,000
Cheddon & West Monkton Film Club Taunton Deane Film projector. £1,000
Children's Hospice South West North Devon Sponsored event £100
Childrens World Mendip Core costs £2,500
Childrens World Mendip Workshops and events as part of week long festival £1,385
Chilton Trinity Parochial Council Sedgemoor Village hall improvements £250
Churchfield School PTFA Sedgemoor All weather overalls for nursery children £500
Churchstanton Public Open Space Management Group Taunton Deane Maintenance of community open space £900
Citizens Advice Bureau - South Somerset South Somerset Weekly advice drop-in service £1,224
Clapton & Wayford Village Hall South Somerset Replacement village hall chairs £922
Coleford Revival Group Mendip Christmas meal for isolated, older people £500
Community Council for Somerset Sedgemoor Extra village agent support £250
Community Council for Somerset Taunton Deane Surviving Winter £6,700
Compass Disability Services Taunton Deane Carers support group £1,500
Crewkerne Rugby Football Club South Somerset Smokefree policy for Crewkerne Rugby Football Club £500
Crowcombe Pre-School West Somerset New books, toys and outdoor play equipment. £500
Crusaders' Friendship Group previously St John Fellowship, Taunton Sedgemoor Social activities for older people £500
Devon Wheels 2 Work CIC Taunton Deane Expansion of Wheels 2 Work scheme into Somerset £2,500
Divoky Riding School Mendip Smokefree policy for Divoky Riding School £500
Dorchester Opportunity Group West Dorset Core funding £2,475
Dulverton Cricket Club West Somerset Smokefree policy for Dulverton Cricket Club £500
Dunster First School West Somerset Celebration of the 'Starry Skies' of Exmoor £460
East Devon Volunteer Support Agency South Somerset Peer support group for young people with mental health issues £3,470
Elim Connect Centre Mendip Community hub in Wells £335
Evercreech Youth Club Mendip Village youth club £1,250
Exford Cricket Club West Somerset Smokefree policy for Exford Cricket Club £500
Exmoor Community Youth Club West Somerset Summer camping experience for Exmoor children £300
Forget-Me-Not Nursery Sedgemoor Climbing frame £500
GoCreate Taunton CIC for Taunton Live Taunton Deane Workshops for creative arts festival £2,000
Golden Oldies Taunton Deane Singing sessions for older people. £660
Good Fellowship Club South Somerset Social and recreational activity for physically challenged senior citizens £500
Growing Space South Somerset Gardening sessions for children with disabilities £2,000
Growing Space South Somerset Therapeutic horticulture to move people with mental health problems closer to employment £3,000
Halsway Manor West Somerset New opportunities to engage and educate disadvantaged young people in the folk arts £2,300
Heads Up Mendip Memory Garden £2,285
Healthy Babies UK Mid Devon Training volunteer breastfeeding peer support group leaders. £1,000
Henhayes Centre South Somerset Business planing and management support £500
Highbridge & Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Ltd Sedgemoor Sponsored event £250
Holy Trinity Church Bridgwater Sedgemoor Servery for weekly luncheon cafe £1,800
Home Start Bridgwater Sedgemoor Core funding £5,000
Home-Start West Somerset West Somerset Volunteer home visits for families experiencing difficulties £2,500
Horseshoes and Handprints South Somerset Horse therapy sessions for disabled children £1,820
Jack in the Box Toy Library Mendip Play schemes for children in Frome £1,950
Jubilee Hall , Ditcheat Mendip Village hall improvements £1,100
Key4Life Mendip Mentoring for young offenders £3,000
Langport & Huish Episcopi & District Senior Citizens Club South Somerset Social activities for older people £1,500
Langport & Huish Youth Group South Somerset Circus equipment for youth club £1,522
Leigh On Mendip Recreation Field Management Mendip Pump track £1,500
Living Paintings Basingstoke and Deane Sponsorship of local event £200
Macmillan Cancer Support Lambeth Sponsored event £50
Mencap Taunton Taunton Deane Day trips for adults with learning disabilites. £1,000
Mendip Citizens Advice Bureau Mendip Surviving Winter. £3,250
Mendip YMCA Mendip Extra worker for youth clubs £2,200
Mendip YMCA Mendip Wifi access for youth clubs £1,710
Mendip YMCA Mendip Youth cafe run by youth volunteers £1,449
MIND in Taunton & West Somerset West Somerset User-led peer support group for people with mental health problems in Minehead £950
MIND in Taunton & West Somerset Taunton Deane Intentional peer support group for adults with poor mental wellbeing. £1,000
MIND in Taunton & West Somerset Taunton Deane To run an arts group for people with mental health problems in Minehead £1,025
Minehead Cricket Club West Somerset Smokefree policy for Minehead Cricket Club £500
Music for the Memory Sedgemoor Singing for people living with dementia/memory loss £2,000
Nether Stowey Recreation Ground Playing Field Committee Sedgemoor Party in the Park £100
North Taunton Partnership Taunton Deane Equipment for the Golden Age Olympics. £4,180
North Taunton Partnership Taunton Deane Community support activities £4,961
NSPCC Region wide Speak Out and Stay Safe' workshops £1,500
On Your Bike Taunton Deane Staff training. £1,160
Openstorytellers Ltd Taunton Deane New storytellers group in Taunton. £1,000
Over Stowey Village Hall And Recreation Ground Sedgemoor New play equipment. £500
P.A.L.S. West Somerset Training for volunteers £450
Peers for creative outlets Mendip Peer support group for adults with mental health problems in Glastonbury £450
Penrose and Elmwood School PTFA Sedgemoor Football tournament for children with disabilities £400
Quayside Trampoline and Gymnastics Club Sedgemoor New flooring for gym £250
Red Brick Building Mendip Set up of therapeutic gardening service in Glastonbury £3,900
Roadwater Village Trust West Somerset Clowns Playbus to visit the village for regular play sessions £4,000
Rotary Club of Langport & Somerton South Somerset Surviving Winter £2,250
Samaritans of Taunton and Somerset Taunton Deane Volunteer recruitment campaign £1,000
Somerset Community Care Matters Taunton Deane Volunteer-led advice and support addressing older people's barriers to living independently. £895
Somerset Parent Carer Forum CIC Ltd South Somerset Training for parents of children with disabilities. £3,000
Somerset Playing Fields' Association South Somerset Advice to community groups running playing fields and children's play areas. £750
Somerset Rural Youth Project Sedgemoor Support for young people with additional needs to participate in NCS. £3,000
Somewhere house Somerset Sedgemoor Awareness raising of mental health issues £2,500
South Barrow Parochia Church Council South Somerset Church building conversion for community use £20,000
South Petherton Cricket Club South Somerset Smokefree policy for South Petherton Cricket Club £500
South Somerset Community Accessible Transport South Somerset Community transport for people who cannot access public services £4,500
South Somerset MIND South Somerset Vital Signs Prize Award £100
South Somerset MIND South Somerset Therapeutic gardening project for adults with mental health problems £2,819
Spaxton Junior Football Club Sedgemoor Smokefree policy for Spaxton Junior Football Club £500
SSVCA South Somerset Let's End Loneliness in South Somerset Conference £800
SSVCA South Somerset Development of training for small community groups £2,200
St. Peter`s Church and Community Hall Taunton Deane Redecoration of church hall and foyer. £500
Staplegrove Scout Group Taunton Deane Scout camp shelter £1,000
St Francis Social Club for Visually impaired people Sedgemoor Social activities for the visually impaired £500
St Francis Youth Club Sedgemoor Youth clubs and trips for children and young people in Bridgwater £2,500
Stockmoor & WiIstock Residents Association Sedgemoor Development and hosting costs for a TimeBank website £3,079
Stoke St Michael Youth Club Mendip Village youth club £1,140
Superact! Taunton Deane Arts and crafts activities for older people £1,000
SWEDA Mendip New kitchen/ diner £2,500
Taunton Baptist Church Taunton Deane Furniture and equipment for the youth club £5,000
Taunton Bowling Club Taunton Deane Smokefree policy for Taunton Bowling Club £500
Taunton Dementia Action Alliance C/o Creative Innovation Centre CIC Taunton Deane Supporting people with dementia £250
Taunton Foodbank Taunton Deane Emergency food supplies for people in crisis. £1,000
Taunton Opportunity Group Taunton Deane Core costs £2,475
Taunton Rowing Club Taunton Deane Smokefree policy for Taunton Rowing Club £500
Taunton Theatre Association Ltd Taunton Deane Equipping studio and creative hub £10,000
The Abbeyfield Burnham and Highbridge Society Sedgemoor Core funding £2,500
THE BRIDGWATER SNAP GROUP Sedgemoor Holiday abroad for families with a disabled child. £500
THE BRIDGWATER SNAP GROUP Sedgemoor Holiday abroad for families with a disabled child. £1,500
The Pod Youth Club Mendip Young carers project £3,960
The Pod Youth Club Mendip Holiday activities for disabled young people £3,480
The Salvation Army Mendip Food bank facilty for people in crisis £1,200
The Wellington Basins Volunteer Group Taunton Deane Equipment for environmental management of local area. £650
The Willow Set Preschool and Sun Up Sun Down Club Taunton Deane Storage shed for play equipment. £1,000
Tone Leisure (South West) Ltd Taunton Deane Equipment for youth club £9,962
Tor Netball Club Mendip Smokefree policy for Tor Netball Club £500
Trident Youth and Community Centre Taunton Deane Renovation of men's toilets. £730
Tuesday Venture Club West Somerset Activities for retired members of St John Ambulance £1,500
Ups and Downs South West Sedgemoor Youth club activities for teenagers with Downs Syndrome £3,000
Ups and Downs South West Sedgemoor New baby home visiting service £3,000
Ups and Downs South West Sedgemoor Youth clubs for young people with Down's Syndrome £3,500
Victoria Park Bowling Club Sedgemoor To replace wasteful and inefficient irrigation system. £250
Wansdyke Play Association Mendip Community play sessions for disadvantaged children in Frome £2,000
We Hear You Mendip Counselling for people affected by cancer or other life-threatening illness £3,729
Wellington Fox’s Hockey Club Taunton Deane Smokefree policy for Wellington Fox’s Hockey Club. £500
Wellington RFC Taunton Deane Smokefree policy for Wellington RFC £500
Wellington Street Pastors Taunton Deane Core funding for street pastors. £1,000
Wells Art Contemporary Mendip Soup grant £134
Wells Vineyard Mendip Soup Grant £201
Wembdon VC School PTA Sedgemoor General fundraising for Wembdon St George's School £50
West Buckland Friendship Club Taunton Deane Friendship Club activities for isolated older people. £500
Westfield United Reformed Church Sedgemoor Secure access system for community buiding £3,762
Westland Sports Cricket Club South Somerset Smokefree policy for Westland Sports Cricket Club £500
Westonzoyland PCC Sedgemoor Community coffee shop £250
West Somerset Advice Bureau West Somerset Confidential advice delivery £1,540
West Somerset Community Land Trust West Somerset New website and launch events £2,480
Willowdown Primary Academy PTFA Sedgemoor Raffle prizes £100
Wincanton Live at Home South Somerset Social activities for isolated older people £5,000
Yeast Scrapstore Ltd Mendip Holiday club. £700
Yeovil & Sherborne Hockey Club South Somerset Smokefree policy for Yeovil & Sherborne Hockey Club £500
Yeovil Community Church Trust South Somerset Support for families in crisis £3,000
Yeovil Men's Shed (c/o South Somerset Mind) South Somerset New 'Mens Shed' project where people come together to take part in practical and social activities. £900
Yeovil Opportunity Group South Somerset Core costs £2,475
Young People Frome Mendip Children's festival activities programme £500
Young People Frome Mendip Children's festival activities programme £1,470



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