Queen's Institute Fund

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

 

May 2018

Thorplands Club 81 - £3,625.23
The club will use their grant to refurbish a minibus for use by the football club and share with Thorplands Residents Association.


Fitness Without Boundaries - £4,320
The grant will enable the group to
subsidise use of the newly created gym facility for disabled users in the Barn at Lodge Farm Community Centre.


Northampton Town Football in the Community - £4,700
The group will use their grant to run their Extra Time session which
aim to bring older people together to enjoy themselves, develop social connections and to be active together.


Warts and All Theatre - £4,946
The funding will enable the group to deliver a number of inclusive Holiday Projects for Children and Young People in St James and Far Cotton.

 

April 2018

Good Companions - £3, 130
The funding will be used to hold social dances for senior citizens in Northampton.

Buddies of Beckets - £5,000
The grant will be used to continue employing a part time Park Coordinator for up to 10 hours a week.

Feel Good Friday Group - £5,000
The group will use their grant to fund 26 weekly sessions of their 'Lifestyles' cafe where people with disabilities and mental health issues will take part in activities to help them to socialise and become less isolated.

Pearls of Peace - £5,000
The group will use their grant to fund their Welfare Rights and Community Support Services.

 

January 2018

Kings Heath Boxing Club - £5,000
The grant will be used to extend the opening hours of the club and will enable the group to offer more BoxFit sessions and to encourage more people of different age groups to get involved in exercise.

Northampton Bangladeshi Association - £5,000
The group will use their funding to run their Ladies Be Healthy Class for members of the BME groups and wider community in the Northampton Wards of Semilong, St James, Castle, Spring Borough and Spencer.

Northamptonshire Rape Crisis - £5,000
The group will use their grant to hire a volunteer trainer to support the counselling service.

Tools for Self-Reliance - £5,000
The funding will support the cost of securing a General Manager to continue offering the facility to their volunteers.

 

November 2017 

 

Rockin’ Roadrunner - £5,000 
The funding will enable a team of five creatives and assistants to deliver creative workshops at eight residential spaces across Northamptonshire. 

 

July 2017


Martial Arts School - £5,000 
The grant awarded will fund the Martial Arts Academy summer activity programme.

April 2017

British Red Cross - £5,000 
The grant will be used to hire a member of staff who can recruit, train and support 20 volunteers.

Northants Parent Forum Group - £3,150 
The grant will be used to run a family fun event showcasing all the services, activities and support available to Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) families.

Zimwomen Association Northamptonshire - £5,000
The grant will be used to fund ARISE workshops, aiming to encourage women to arise and help each other to live healthier and improved lives. 

January 2017
 
Northampton and Wellingborough Sea Cadets - £5,000 
The grant will be used to provide rowing equipment for cadets with health or disability issues.
 
September 2016
 
EasyRider Cycle Club - £4,960 
The grant will be used to recruit and train eight volunteers enabling the club to increase their monthly weekend cycle rides to weekly events and two extra walks per month.
 
February 2016
 
Care and Repair - £5,000 
The grant will enable the group to carry out home support measures for 30 vulnerable households.

Clubs for Young People Northamptonshire - £5,000 
The grant will be used to enable young people to experience the reality of parenthood.

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