Superstar Arts CIC
Superstar Arts CIC’ Super Friends offers social activities (days out and holidays) in a supported environment for people with learning disabilities. Funding is for the Super Friends relaunch, covering the costs of printing, marketing, administrating/project management, running costs of the minibus and subsidised places for those unable to afford the full cost of holidays & trips.
CircusSeen provides affordable circus skills training to the Worthing Community. This grant was towards the costs of venue hire and the purchase of tents.
Cruse Bereavement Care West Sussex
Cruse exists to promote the wellbeing of bereaved people and to enable anyone suffering bereavement caused by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. West Sussex Area Cruse includes three local branches – Worthing, Chichester and Mid Sussex. This grant will help with a range of core costs (part-time staffing, rent, training and phones).
Electric Storm Youth Ltd
Electric Storm Youth is a youth work charity in Lancing needing basic camping equipment for young people to be able to join Electric Storm Youth-run camping trips and those that are part of the Duke of Edinburgh scheme, irrespective of income. This grant will pay for eight two-person tents.
Friends of Oak Grove College
The Friends of Oak Grove College is the parent teacher association for Oak Grove College, a secondary and sixth form education establishment for pupils with special educational needs. This grant is to extend the services of the signing choir to other community groups and will cover the cost of personalised t-shirts for choir members, transport costs to events and promotion of the service.
Heene Community Association
This grant will help to fund a project aimed at keeping young people safe from crime and reducing anti-social behaviour by recruiting them is a series of workshops in dance, music, crime prevention and community safety. Funding is for staff costs (artists’ fees, 2 support workers & 2 activity co-ordinators), volunteer expenses, premises costs and admin & stationary etc.
Maybridge Keystone Club
Maybridge Keystone Club is a youth group who offer a safe and secure environment for young people, in Castle Ward, Worthing which has significant deprivation and a high number of single parent families. Funding is to help create an area where they can cultivate vegetables.
Shoreham & Southwick U3A
The U3A provide low cost learning, exercise, mental stimulation and social interaction opportunities for people no longer in full-time work. Activities include French; family history; exercise; singing for fun and art appreciation.
“The grant has enabled us to improve the health and well being of our members and to concentrate on expanding our membership rather than having to
focus on fundraising.”
Maggie Roberts, Vice Chairman