High Sheriff Grants

Current Grants Given 2014/15 to date

Organisation

What they do

Grant Given

The Horse Course

Equine assisted behaviour programme to reduce social exclusion – referrals from Gloucester Probation Service.  Based in Cirencester

£2500

Play Gloucestershire

Develop playful communities with children in deprived urban districts.  Based in Gloucester

£1778

Frith Youth Centre

Developing guidance, education and teamwork for young people (14-25 year olds) in the Chalfold District

£1000

Cotswold Gymnastic Club

Cirencester based recreational gymnastic clubs for all ages and abilities.  The club has been established for 30 years and has more than 350 active members

£380

Circomedia Academy of Circus and Physical Theatre

Founded over twenty years ago, Circomedia is an internationally respected centre of excellence for contemporary circus with physical theatre training in Bristol.

£2200

Gloucester District police team/Together in Matson

The Together in Matson Project offers a range of services and activities to the community with an emphasis on supporting young people.  Works mainly with 8 – 25 years olds who live in the vicinity of the Matson area of Gloucester

£1284

Hope’s Children and Young People Support Service

Supporting young people when a close family member is diagnosed with a life threatening illness.  Based in Ross on Wye

£3000

Increase the Peace

Increase The Peace is a young people’s initiative and was established in 2008 following a donation from Safer Gloucester to promote peace and divert young people away from anti-social behaviour, gun/knife crime and gang association. The aim was to increase community spirit and promote the positive side of urban music by getting young people to put their feelings on crime and anti-social behaviour down in music.

£2470

Newent Initiative Trust

The Newent Initiative Trust is an independent ‘ not for profit’ organisation formed to assist groups whose purpose it is to make Newent and the surrounding areas a better place to live, work and visit

£1344

Winchcombe Youth Partnership

To advance in life and relieve needs of young people in the Winchcombe and surrounding area through: (a) the provision of recreational and leisure time activities provided in the interest of social welfare, designed to improve their conditions of life; (b) providing support and activities which develop their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as mature and responsible individuals.

£1000

Active Connections

Active Connections offers innovative development and training services for the sport, recreation and community education industries, utilising different methods and tools to help individuals, communities and organisations make the next step towards their goals. 

£1826

Rodborough Youth Project

Rodborough Youth Project started in 2005 when a group of young people wanted a place to meet their friends. The club was set-up by them with parents and volunteers helping out. The club welcomes young people over 11 years old who live in Rodborough, or attended Rodborough or Gastrells Primary School. Members are welcome to bring guests too.

 

£400

White City

Gloucester based charity supporting vulnerable children and accessing provision of safe play areas in deprived area of Gloucester

 

£2000

Gloucestershire Bike Project

Gloucester based not for profit organisation supporting local youngsters in giving them access to a skill and education in bike repair. Workshops in Barton Street Gloucester

 

£2500

Door Youth Project

Stroud based charity to help young people with an after school drop in centre in a vulnerable area in the town

 

£1000

Fizzypig Ltd

Wotton-under-Edge based organisation looking to assist youngsters to give them confidence and support in a town that is devoid of facilities

 

£1491

Cinderford Artspace

Community arts organisation in the Forest of Dean which supports performing arts activities for children

 

£2442

Magistrates Association

Enables schools that are unable to fund children transporting children to mock trials in the County

 

£350

Allsorts

Therapy sessions for severely disabled children in Stroud area

 

£1000

Gloucester Police PCSO

Project covering 20 schools across Cheltenham encouraging young people and families to engage in community environment.  Run by police.

 

£1300

Wotton-under-Edge Youth Liaison

A special contribution in deprived areas of Wotton-under-Edge assisting 8-11 year olds towards youngsters in deprived area of Wotton-under-Edge in assisting 8-11 year olds in outdoor activities

 

£1000

Gloucestershire Young Carers

Support for young people with caring responsibilities

£1000

Jessie May Trust

Nursing support for terminally ill children

£1000

Gloucestershire Mentoring & Support

Mentoring support for young people

£1000

Gloucestershire Volunteer Police Cadets

Volunteer police cadet programme

£1170

Together in Matson

Providing children and young people with activities to develop skills and build community cohesion

£2500

Churn Neighbourhood Project

Reduce isolation and raising aspirations in disadvantaged circumstances

£500

Infobuzz

Family and mentoring support for drug users

£1000

Organic Blooms

Open a workplace for youngsters with learning difficulties and broaden opportunities in horticulture

£2500

Family Space in Hester's Way

Support family relationships in difficult social conditions

£2500

Sheilling School

Children with special educational and emotional needs

£500

 

TOTAL

£47,435