Posted 10 October, 2023
The first Community Grants meeting of our new financial year 2023-2024 took place on 5th September and Trustees approved 8 grants with a total value of £173,850 including grants to the following community organisations:
Home-Start provides high quality home based support to families with children under 5 who are feeling isolated and are struggling to cope. The staff team recruit, train and support a team of volunteers who bring parenting experience to help families in need with the aim of providing early help and support to avoid problems escalating. Our grant of £36,750 will contribute towards the salary costs to coordinate the programme of support for families in the Hampton Fund area.
Based in Twickenham, Off the Record is a well-established charity providing counselling support for children and young people from the age of 11. The charity provides counselling support at their main centre in Twickenham and satellite services at centres across the borough. Our grant of £24,000 will contribute towards the costs of providing young people with improved access to counselling support in the Hampton Fund area.