The Noel Buxton Trust  

Recent grants

 

Grants made in 2021

 

 

Grants supporting organisations led by, or working alongside, communities in Africa

 

Organisation

Location

Project

Grant

Anglican International Development

South Sudan

Working with partners in Juba, AID runs a micro-finance initiative for women.

 

£5,000

Berhan Lehetsanat

Ethiopia

To help fund a savings and loans scheme that benefits families with disabled children in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

 

£4,800

CESA Uganda

Uganda

To provide savings and loans for women-headed households in rural Kavunga, Uganda.

 

£5,000

Garden of Hope

Kenya

To continue a training and mentoring programme for young people in the Kibera Slum, Kenya , and to provide cash for business start-ups.

 

£5,000

Kisumu Disabled Self help Group (KIDSEG)

Kenya

To provide Covid-safe employment opportunities for disabled people in Kisumu, Kenya

 

£5,000

Organisation for Community Action

Uganda

To support a women-led business making reusable sanitary products in Lira Uganda

 

£5,000

Riana Development Network

Kenya

To develop agribusinesses with women and young people from disadvantaged communities in Homa Bay Kenya

 

£4,000

We See Hope

Kenya

To set up vocational training for street children who come into the 'transit town' of Nakuru, Kenya and are otherwise prey to drug gangs.

 

£2,333

Zena Launch Pad

Uganda

To support women-led micro-businesses in Busoga Uganda to gain access to UK and US markets.

 

£4,000

 

 

Total of nine grants

£40,133

 

 

 

Grants supporting organisations working with families affected by domestic abuse, in Great Britain

 

Organisation

Location

Project

 

Grant

Chrysalis Centre for Change

North West

To support women whose children are on Child Protection Plans or who have lost custody of their children because of domestic abuse.

 

£5,000

First Light South West

South West

To help fund  Tell Me, a mentoring service for survivors of domestic abuse.

 

£3,000

DAVSS

South East

To help fund existing services providing confidential advice to survivors of domestic abuse.

 

£3,000

Glow (part of  Honeycomb Charitable Services)

West Midlands

To run the  Recognise and Reconnect parenting programme for domestic abuse survivors

 

£5,000

New Leaf Support

Swale

To support the core costs of a domestic abuse charity that offers a range of services to families in Kent.

 

£4,000

Norfolk Community Law Service

East Anglia

To support a free legal advice service that is working in partnership with local domestic abuse charities in Norfolk.

 

£3,000

Staying Put

Bradford

To help fund an online craft group that is a safe space for women affected by domestic abuse to meet peers during lockdown.

 

£2,000

The Dash Charity

South

To support core costs of charity that offers help to families affected by domestic abuse

 

£3,000

Women's Health Matters

Leeds

To help fund support groups for young women and pregnant women who are affected by domestic abuse

 

£4,000

 

 

Total of nine grants

£32,000

 

 

 

 

Grants supporting organisations working with prisoners and ex-offenders in Great Britain

 

Organisation

Location

Project

 

Grant

2makeit

South East

To support the core costs of creative programmes for prisoners when their workshops had to go online during lockdown.

 

£1,500

3 Pillars

South East

To support the core costs of mentoring service that uses rugby coaching to mentor young former offenders

 

£2,500

A Band of Brothers Leamington Spa

East Midlands

ABOB helps young male offenders with rehabilitation, using a programme of peer mentoring with a range of role models.

 

£2,500

AVID

UK

To help fund a training programme for volunteers joining AVID's support work with immigrations detainees.

 

£2,000

HALOW

East Midlands

To help fund Jolly Tots, a programme that facilitated parent-child contact during lockdown.

 

£2,000

Jericho Road

Nottingham

Support for  women prisoners and ex-offenders who have been sex workers.

 

£1,500

Kairos Women Working Together

West Midlands

To help fund a prison in-reach and resettlement project, for women needing to find routes out of sex work and addiction.

 

£3,000

Lifecycle UK

South West

To help fund BikeBack, a programme offering training in bike mechanics and work placements to prisoners.

 

£2,000

Nepacs

Durham

To support the core costs of an online volunteering project to help support prisoners during court visits

.

£4,000

New Bridge Foundation

England and Wales

To help fund a befriending and mentoring service that went online during lockdown.

 

£3,000

Resume Foundation

East Midlands

To help fund Project Venture which offers mentoring and training to ex-offenders who want to start their own business.

 

£4,000

Sixty One

South West

To run MentorMe, a project that brings prisoners and former offenders together with volunteers trained to listen and advise.

 

£4,000

Soft Touch Arts

East Midlands

To help fund Cre8tive TV, a prisoner-led programme of arts activities delivered via TV to prisoners when confined in their cells.

 

£3,000

The Upper Room

London

To support UR4Driving - a project that teaches former offenders to drive in return for their efforts as volunteers.

 

£3,000

 

 

Total of fourteen grants

£38,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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