First for Wellbeing fund

Grants up to £3,000 are recorded in General Grants programme.

Please note: This fund is no longer open for applications

October 2017

Pen Green Centre - £8,976.24 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The Centre will use their funding to provide an inclusive summer play scheme which is open to children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. 

 

September 2017

Wilby Playing Fields Trust - £4,891 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The group will use their grant to purchase outdoor gym equipment to encourage greater use of the park and to improve health and wellbeing of older residents. 

 

June 2017

The Family Folk - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The funding will be used to put on eight free family community events over 12 months supporting families through creative play.


Corby Deep Roots Tall Trees - £9,960 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The group will use their grant to support their new ‘Changing Corby’ programme to deepen their ties with communities in Corby.

May 2017

Rockingham Forest Trust - £7,658 from the First for Wellbeing Fund 
The grant will fund the group’s Healthy Living Project at Stanwick Lakes.

Spencer Bridge Foodbank - £10,000 First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant awarded will provide a 
3 day food bank for those in a crisis.

Daventry Volunteer Centre - £10,000 First for Wellbeing Fund
The group’s funding will go towards the Clean and Green project.

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Ltd - £5,000 First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant awarded will fund the group’s ‘The Twelfth Player project’ an interactive experience at Sixfields Stadium viewing the passionate world of football through the eyes of three generations of supporters. 


Free 2 Talk CIC - £9,975.60 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The group will use their funding to recruit some community creators who’ll be involved in setting up community projects or events which will bring people together.


Friends of West Glebe Park - £4,433.20 First for Wellbeing Fund
The group will use their grant to fund a Community Fun Health and Wellbeing Day as part of National Play Day 2017.

 

April 2017

Care and Repair Northampton - £9, 750 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to fund the delivery of a Home Wellbeing Service to vulnerable and disadvantaged people across Northamptonshire. 

Community Law Service - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to fund an affordable warmth project to provide a holistic approach to tackling fuel poverty improving the health and wellbeing of
low income households and other vulnerable people.


Crusader Community Boating - £5,150 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to provide free subsidised trips for disabled and disadvantaged people.


Daventry and District Citizens Advice Bureau - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to recruit a staff member to work one day a week to help people in rural parts of the district. 


Feel Good Friday Group - £8,100 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to fund 40 weekly sessions for a disabled women’s group

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art - £9,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to fund a living legacy project aiming to help alleviate social isolation in the elderly communities of Corby and Kettering.


Groundwork Northamptonshire - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing fund
The grant will be used to develop their Kettering Healthy Eating project to promote health and wellbeing in Kettering. 

Northampton Arts Collective - £9,956 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to enable future employment or training opportunities for volunteers.

Northampton Music 365 - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to fund the Northampton Music Festival 2017.

Rectory Farm Pocket Park Group - £4,138.39 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to improve the drainage of the steeper warn areas of the paths in Rectory Farm Pocket Park.


Rush2TheDen Tots and Adults - £5,655 from the First for Wellbeing Fund.
Rush2TheDen will use their funding to develop weekly arts and crafts sessions for babies and pre-school children.

Screen Northants - £7,758 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant awarded will fund the behind-the-scenes documentary of Screen Northants adaptation of Macbeth.

Singing 4 Breathing - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The funding will allow the group to expand their Singing 4 Breathing classes. 


Spring Boroughs Neighbourhood Forum - £3,670 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant awarded will fund the Spring Boroughs Carnival and Festival.

The Notivate Trust -£10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant awarded will fund an anti-bullying music video competition for youth clubs across Northamptonshire. 

Ministry of Bicycles - £5,160 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The group will use their grant to fund their latest project, providing a free open resource of knowledge from trained mechanics to cyclists.

Pacesetter Training CIC - £10,000 from the First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to provide a PSHE steps wellbeing programme.

March 2017

Performing Room - £19,972 from the First for Wellbeing Target Fund 
The group will deliver a ‘Music Inclusion Mentoring Project' that combines music and digital media activities and the funding will cover the cost of room hire and employing 4 project workers.

 

February 2017

Sikh Community Centre & Youth Club - £19,850 from First For Wellbeing Target Fund
The grant will be used to fund a ‘Mind Body Soul’ month programme to improve the emotional, physical and social wellbeing of vulnerable, isolated people’s quality of life.

Spring Charity - £20,000 from the First For Wellbeing Target Fund
The grant will be used to establish a programme of work with parents, which supports them in the early years and enables families to learn and develop skills.


Home-Start Wellingborough - £8,765 from First for Wellbeing Target Fund
The grant will be used to fund the WISH project to enable fragile families to improve their sense of well-being, decrease isolation, increase self-esteem and improve health.

Buddies of Beckets - £20,000 from the First for Wellbeing
The grant will be used to employ a Park Development Officer on a part time basis. 

January 2017
 
Citizens Advice Services Corby and Kettering (CASCK) - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing
CASCK provide a generalist and holistic information and casework advice service in the Boroughs of Corby and Kettering.
The grant will be used to support those applying for Personal Independence Payment Support.

Community Court Yard - £4,591 from First for Wellbeing Target Fund
Community Court Yard combines a restorative justice approach with street based youth work methodology which utilities a relational, co-creative working process, which puts those who engage in our services at the heart of the organisation. The grant will be used to fund a community development event called Changing the Conversation.
 
November 2016
 
Bellinge Community House - £9857.05 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The ABC (Activate Bellinge Community) Project will provide a low cost, accessible programme of sport and physical and training opportunities that will impact on the long term participation levels of those living in the ward of
Bellinge and neighbouring ward of Ecton Brook.
 
Care & Repair Northampton - £9,750 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to deliver a Home Wellbeing Service to vulnerable and disadvantaged people across the county of Northamptonshire.

Daylight Centre - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to help meet core costs of the Daycentre Operation.
 
Friends of Oundle Library - £8887.97 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to purchase outdoor exercise equipment for use by residents of Oundle & District.
 
Northampton Bangladeshi Association - £2980.50 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to develop a youth club for young girls.

Northampton Door-to-Door Service - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to increase the number of staff that take requests from users and complete mini-bus scheduling from one to two personnel.
 
Rockin’ Roadrunner - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to deliver a Roadrunner Creative and Performing room workshops.
 
October 2016

Headway Northampton - £4,290.00 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to pilot a new, three-hour monthly drop-in support group for people with head injuries.

Home-Start Kettering - £9,762.00 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will go towards the costs of employing a coordinator to recruit and train 10 volunteers to support 20 families over 12 months.

New Routes - £9,950.00 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to sponsor two ponies to continue to provide a platform of early intervention, engaging students in an educational and well-being capacity through work with horses.

Northampton Counselling Service - £10,000 from First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will be used to provide salary costs for a Clinical Manager and Administrator.

Pearls of Peace - £9, 952.50 from First for Wellbeing Fund 
The grant will be used to provide support services to improve physical, mental and social wellbeing for women.
 
HD Media CIC - £9,980 First for Wellbeing Fund
The grant will go towards the cost of creating
15 minute podcasts.

 

 

 

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