The Compton Fund

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

August 2017

Northampton Festival of Performing Arts - £3,350 
The grant will be used to support the costs and pay for practical music and drama workshops, to take place as mini Rock and Drama festivals within the Northampton Eisteddfod period in May 2018.


Yardley Hastings Arts Collective - £4303.75 
The funding will support the group’s Make your Mark 2017project which includes seven days of drawing activities and a 
five-week drawing class for beginners and intermediates.


Bonkers Playhouse - £5,000 
The grant will be used to complete an overhaul of the electrics for the group’s building. 

 

April 2017

Wriggle Dance Theatre - £4,990 
The funding will allow the group to recruit 8 community volunteers of all ages to take part in an intergenerational performance.

August 2016
 
Royal and Derngate - £5,000 
The grant will be used to provide a weekend of arts and science events created by, for and with the local people.
 
The Film Lab - £5,000 
The grant will be used to create a community film production over a period of five months.
 
May 2016
 
Looking Glass Theatre - £5,394
The grant will be used to fund a theatre project which includes an outdoor performance of Wind in the Willows in St. Peter's Church Northampton and an exhibition in Hazelrigg House.
 
April 2016
 
Liberty Drum Corps - £5,000
The grant will be used to continue to expand drumming group with storage, equipment and specialist training.

Screen Northants Ltd - £9, 861.84 
The grant will be used to work with young people for 39 weeks to source locations and create short online heritage videos.
 
February 2016
 

Fermynwoods Contemporary Arts - £4,999.19 
The grant will be used to continue holding popular monthly discussions and expand the reach of this innovative activity over a further year.
 
January 2016

Royal and Derngate - £4,993 
The grant will be used to hold two events on the 23rd April to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death.
 
November 2015
 
Wriggle Dance Theatre - £5,000
They will run a 
ten week intergenerational project.
 
 
October 2015
 
Corby Community Arts Association - £5,000

The group will work to create a more connected and enlivened community.
 
NMPAT Towcester Music and Performing Arts Centre - £1,680

They will provide a series of musical activity days.
 
 
September 2015

Delapre Abbey Preservation Trust - £3,650
The grant will increase the range of services offered at Delapre Abbey.
 
 
August 2015

Core at Corby Cube - £5,000
The grant will make a contribution to a large re-fit project.

Sulgrave Manor Trust - £4,941
Purchase foods for display and conserve our deeds and sundries for years to come.
 
 
June 2015

Metro-Boulot-Dodo - £4,916
The group will continue their popular outreach and stage show activity around the gunpowder plot.

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