Projects Funded by Friends
Projects Funded in 2022
Community Spaces Northampton - £4,963.75
The grant will be used to offer a warm meal, in a warm space for two hours each week while our community hub runs throughout the winter
Food for Thought Daventry - £4,960.09
The grant will be used for chilled storage capacity at Woodford Halse Community Larder and Foodbank
Home-Start Wellingborough and District - £4,771.54
The grant will be used to continue vital work of home visiting within our community and to continue offering our supported families food vouchers
Northampton Hope Centre - £5,000
The grant will be used to support the ongoing provision of the food clubs
The Shack Food Project - £3,000
The grant will be used to suport the foodbank and to reduce food waste
Victoria Centre - £4,950
The grant will be used to run a food project alongside the Warm Bank by adding a hot meal for everyone, and a food parcel to take away
Weston Favell Centre Foodbank - £5,000
The grant will be used to support the foodbank's services
The NET Tenants and Residents Association - £4,898
The grant will be used for foodbank support
Moulton Community CIO - £3,692
The grant will be used to support their Community Fridge project to bring people together to connect, share surplus food and reduce waste
Basketball Northants Association - £2,042.50
The grant will support the basketball club's activity
Wellingborough Amateur Boxing Club CIC - £2,042.50
The grant will support funding for brand new kits at their gym, with the logo for the squad core team to encourage inclusivity and pride
Pravasi Mandal (Asian Elders Group) - £2,042.50
The grant will support the expansion of dedicated fitness activities to continue to promote an active lifestyle and help the community get fit and have fun together
Projects Funded in 2021
The Friends of the Foundation grants panel chose to fund four different projects.
Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Ltd - £4964
The grant will be used to provide artist-led workshops and experiences to improve their wellbeing and educational attainment
Northampton Hope Centre - £3812
The grant will be used to run classes for those who have lived experience of homelessness or are excluded from mainstream projects due to poverty
Peak Empower - £5000
The grant will be used to run intergenerational activities such as walking football/ walking tennis/ gardening courses/ weighted hula hooping/ art & wellbeing
Silhouette Youth Theatre - £5000
The grant will be used to provide accessible and affordable opportunities and continue training young leaders
Projects Funded in 2020
The Friends of the Foundation grants panel chose to fund three projects that strive to tackle child poverty across the county.
Rush2TheDen - £5,000
The grant will be used to provide daily activities for babies, children, young people and their parents/carers.
Food and Fun in School Holidays (FISH) - Emmanuel Group of Churches - £5,000
The grant will be used to provide a weekly lunch club with entertainment.
Baby Basics Northampton - £5,000
The grant will be used to create 'starter packs' for new mums.
Peak Empower - £4,000
The grant will be used to provide a school holiday club.
Projects Funded in 2019
Our Friends chose to focus their grant giving on the theme of child poverty.
The Friends of the Foundation grants panel chose the following two projects to fund:
Camrose Toy Library - £4,946.77
The grant will be used to support their 'Nourish and Nurture' Project.
Shudan Community Interest Company (CIC) - £5,000
The grant will be used to support their 'Fit and Fed' Project.