Community Grantmaking 2017/18

In partnership with our many fundholders, in 2017/18 over £2.6m has been distributed via a record breaking 705 grants to community groups and charities right across Suffolk.

An incredible achievement – thank you all!
A

ACORN FUND (supported by Pound Gates & Sevatas)

£4,722

ActivLives
PHOEBE
St Elizabeth Hospice

ARTS & CULTURE FUND

£32,079

Bury St Edmunds Volunteer Centre (BSEVC)
Common Ground Theatre Company Ltd
Emmaus Ipswich
Felixstowe Creative Arts Trust
Friends of Jubilee Park
Ginnel Foto Community
Headway Suffolk
HighTide Festival Theatre
Inside Out Community Arts in Mental Health
Keystone Development Trust
New Wolsey Theatre
Orchestras Live
Out Loud Music
Oyster Community Press CIC
Phoenix Project
Red Rose Chain
Seagull Lowestoft CIC
Spinning Wheel Theatre
Suffolk Artlink
Suffolk Mind
The Art Station
The Voice cLoud CIC

B

BIRKETTS FUND 

£25,501 

Bangladeshi Support Centre
Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Ipswich and East Suffolk Samaritans
Ipswich Sports Club for The Disabled
Lighthouse Women’s Aid
Suffolk Mind
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Woolverstone Project

BLUEBELL FUND

£28,834

Alumah CIO
B&B Theatre Company
Family First
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Friends of Thornham Walks
Ipswich Opportunity Group
Karibu African Women’s Support Group
Level Two Youth Project
REACH Community Projects
St Nicholas Hospice
Suffolk Mind
Survivors in Transition (SiT)
The Yard Project

C

CATALYST FUND

£23,478

Access Community Trust
Age UK Suffolk
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Beccles Sea Cadets
Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Ipswich Boxing Club
Ipswich Sports Club for The Disabled
National Autistic Society- Ipswich Lego Group
Orwell Mencap
Success After Stroke
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
Volunteering Matters

CENTENARY FUND

£25,480

Friends of Diocesan Centenary Fund
PCC St Mary-Le-Tower
REACH Community Projects
St Andrew’s Church Kettleburgh
St John the Baptist, Church
St Michael’s Church, Beccles Parish
Talitha Koum
Wickham Market PCC

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE’S EMOTIONAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING FUND 

£200,000

Healthwatch Suffolk CIC
Highfield Children’s Centre
Ipswich Community Media
Just 42
Kernos Centre
Level Two Youth Project
Musica
Number 72
Outreach Youth
Porch Project
St Elizabeth Hospice
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
The Benjamin Foundation
The Mix Stowmarket
Volunteering Matters

COMIC RELIEF 

£24,457

Bury Drop In
Compassion
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Karibu African Women’s Support Group
Musica
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care
Warden’s Charitable Trust

CUNLIFFE FAMILY FUND

£3,300

Brandeston Parochial Church Council
Iceni Ipswich
Ipswich Head & Neck Cancer Support Group
Suffolk Hearing Advisory Service
The League of Friends of Aldeburgh Hospital

D

DAVID & JILL SIMPSON FUND

£20,781

ActivLives
Beccles & Bungay Area Community Transport
East Suffolk Association for the Blind
GoStart Community Transport
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Music in Our Bones
Pathways Care Farm
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Unscene Suffolk
Upbeat – Heart Support in West Suffolk

DAVIES FUND

£5,500

2nd Ipswich Brownies. Girlguiding uk
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Level Two Youth Project

DE LA RUE FAMILY FUND 

£1,650

Warden’s Charitable Trust

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY FUND

£61,528

Art Branches CIC
Bridge Project Sudbury
BSEVC
Capel Parish Nurses
Community Action Suffolk
Foxhall Centre Lavender
Hour Community
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Music in Our Bones
Newmarket Dementia Action Alliance
Our Special Friends
Pathways Care Farm
South Suffolk Leisure
Stowmarket Dementia Action Alliance
Suffolk Artlink
The Dove Project, Vine Church
Warden’s Charitable Trust

DOLPHIN FRANKLIN FUND

£1,236

Iceni Ipswich

DULVERTON TRUST FUND

£32,873

East Anglian Sailing Trust
Eden’s Project
Family First
Ilketshall St Lawrence Pre School
Kettleburgh Village Hall
Mid Suffolk Voluntary Organisations Forum
Our Special Friends
Porch Project
REACH Community Projects

E

EUSTON FAMILY FUND

£3,800

Petals
St Genevieve’s Church
St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church
The Fishermen’s Mission

EVDEMONIA FUND

£444

HighTide

F

FONNEREAU ROAD HEALTH FOUNDATION FUND

£41,630

ActivLives
Community Heartbeat Trust
Daws Hall Trust
Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Orwell Mencap
P.L.O.T.Community Interest Company
Pathways Care Farm
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
The Befriending Scheme
Upbeat – Heart Support in West Suffolk
Waveney Sailability Limited

FOOD & DRINK FUND

£13,960

Access Community Trust
ActivLives
Greener Growth CIC
PHOEBE
REACH Community Projects
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Stour Valley Vineyard Church

FRANK JACKSON FUND

£7,500

Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Porch Project
The Yard Project

G
H

HARRIS FAMILY FUND

£30,000

Beccles Public Hall
Beccles Sea Cadets
Bury St Edmunds and West Suffolk Samaritans
Catch 22
DIAL – Lowestoft and Waveney
Home-Start in Suffolk
Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Ilketshall St Lawrence Pre School
North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Our Special Friends
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care
Suffolk Mind
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
Survivors in Transition (SiT)
Waveney Domestic Violence & Abuse Forum

HARWICH HAVEN AUTHORITY FUND

£10,000

Age UK Suffolk
Suffolk Refugee Support
East Anglian Sailing Trust
Volunteering Matters
Whitton Youth Partnership

HENRY SMITH CHARITY

£96,000

Survivor’s in Transition 

HENRY SMITH COUNTY GRANTS

£127,910

Bangladeshi Support Centre
Ipswich Community Playbus
Music in Our Bones
Our Special Friends
REACH
REACH Community Projects
Rural Coffee Caravan
Suffolk Artlink
TOPCATS
Unscene Suffolk
Young People Taking Action

HEWLETT FUND

£3,800

EvnU
Young People Taking Action

HIGH SHERIFF’S AWARDS

£12,000

Bentley Community Shop CIC
Dr Pam Chrispin (Suffolk Accident Rescue Service)
Focus12
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Halesworth Men’s Shed
Inspire Suffolk
Mid-Suffolk Light Railway
Miss Bethany Maskell (Brett Valley Young Farmers)
Mr Adam Thorpe (1st Woodbridge Scouts)
Mr Halford Hewitt (Ipswich Housing Action Group)
Access Community Trust
Ms Sarah Clarke (St John Ambulance)
Ms Suzanne Hawkes (Black & White Productions)
Ormiston Families
Reverend Sally Fogden (Rural Coffee Caravan Project)
Sam’s Cafe
Selig (Suffolk) Trust
Sentinel Leisure Trust
Suffolk Artlink
Suffolk Guild of Ringers
Suffolk Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub
Suffolk Police Cadets
The Mix Stowmarket

HIGH SHERIFF’S FUND

£13,346

ActivLives
Anglia Care Trust
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Emmaus
Fresh Start – new beginnings
PHOEBE
Porch Project
Talitha Koum
YMCA Trinity Group
Young People Taking Action

HILL FAMILY FUND 

£6,000

Bangladeshi Support Centre
Schoolreaders
Daws Hall Trust

HINTLESHAM & CHATTISHAM FUND

£1,850

Suffolk Young People’s Health Project

HODGE & SHALLOW FUND

£1,000

REACH Community Projects

HOPKINS CHARITABLE FUND

£30,200

Bury Drop In
Cambridgeshire Community Foundation
Porch Project
REACH Community Projects
Selig (Suffolk) Trust
Suffolk Rape Crisis
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

HORIZON FUND

£4,740

Happy Days Children’s Charity
Orchestras Live
Surviving United

HUBBLE BUBBLE FUND

£950

ENYP

HUGHES-HALLETT FUND

£7,300

Great Yarmouth & Waveney Mind
Level Two Youth Project
North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care

I

IKEN FUND

£4,000

Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Just 42

IPSWICH SCHOOL CHARITY FUND

£4,712

Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project

J
K

KINGSFLEET FUND

£2,550

Daws Hall Trust
Ipswich Opportunity Group
Level Two Youth Project
Suffolk Libraries

L

LEISTON & SIZEWELL COMMUNITY BENEFIT FUND

£7,174

Catch 22
Suffolk Family Carers

LOVEWELL BLAKE FUND

£2,000

Beccles Lido Limited

 

M

MARTINEAU FUND

£7,890

Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Eden’s Project
Saints Youth Club
Suffolk Mind
TOPCATS

MAURKEN FUND

£18,447

ActivLives
Anglia Care Trust
Eden’s Project
FIND (Families in Need) Ltd
Home-Start in Suffolk
Our Special Friends
Porch Project
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care
Suffolk Refugee Support
Talitha Koum
Whitton Youth Partnership
YMCA Suffolk

PETER & DOROTHY MEADE FUND

£2,242

The Yard Project
Walberswick Parish Council

MICHAEL BEN HOWES FUND

£1,500

Out Loud Music

MILLER TRUST FUND

£6,000

Bardwell Playing Fields Association
Beyond the Wall
St Nicholas Hospice
The Westbury Centre
Voluntary Network

MITCHELL FUND

£2,000

Honington and Sapiston Village Hall

N

NEW ANGLIA LOCAL ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP FUND

£40,000

Access Community Trust
Inspire Suffolk

O
P

PARGITER TRUST FUND

£64,735

ActivLives
Beccles Lido Limited
BSEVC
Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall
Capel Parish Nurses
Friends of Thornham Walks
Halesworth Dementia Carers’ Fund
Headway Suffolk
Hope Trust
Hour Community
Ipswich & Suffolk West Indian Association
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Lowestoft Shopmobility
Mid Suffolk Croquet Club
Music in Our Bones
Pathways Care Farm
Second Chance Stroke Club
Signpost East Suffolk
St Christopher Senior Citizens Club
St Edmundsbury Newstalk Association
Suffolk Artlink
Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra
The Befriending Scheme
Voluntary Network
Walton Parish Nursing
Warden’s Charitable Trust
Waveney Centre Management Committee

PHILLIPS FUND

£5,124

Saxmundham Free School

PORT COMMUNITY FUND

£30,083

Age UK Suffolk
Aspect Living Foundation
Boost Felixstowe
BSEVC
Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Emmaus Ipswich
Family First
Felixstowe Town Pastors
Headway Suffolk
HighTide
Inspire Suffolk
Karibu African Women’s Support Group
PHOEBE
SERV Suffolk & Cambridgeshire
Signpost East Suffolk
Suffolk Mind
Suffolk User Forum
Survivors in Transition (SiT)

PATIENT PARTICIPATION GROUP (PPG) FUND

£9,055

Leiston Surgery PPG
Suffolk Primary Care
Wickham Market Medical Centre PPG

Q
R

RJB GRANTMAKING FUND

£14,729

Anglia Care Trust
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Boost Felixstowe
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Home-Start in Suffolk
Inspire Suffolk
Just 42
Let’s Talk Reading: hosted by Suffolk Libraries
Lighthouse Women’s Aid
Red Rose Chain
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
The Country Trust
Voices 4 Gainsborough Community Library

ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL FUND

£9,300

ActivLives
Ipswich Community Media
Lighthouse Women’s Aid
Our Special Friends
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project

S

SABARIAH’S GRANTMAKING FUND

£2,335

Suffolk Artlink

SAPPHIRE FUND

£80,743

ActivLives
All Saints Church Laxfield Bell Restoration Appeal
All Saints Church Little Cornard Bell Restoration Committee
BARWOODS Botesdale and Rickinghall Community Woodlands Project
Kernos Centre
Rickinghall Village Hall
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Stonham Aspal Village Hall Management Committee
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
The Friends of All Saints Church Hitcham
The Mix Stowmarket
The Parish Church of St Peter & St Mary, Stowmarket
Friends of Thornham Walks
Catch 22
Mid Suffolk Croquet Club
Aspect Living Foundation
Needham Market Internet Café
Stoke Ash & Thwaite Parish Council
Community Heartbeat Trust
Mid Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Spinning Wheel Theatre
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Eye Opportunity Group

SHADWELL FUND

£7,500

Bury St Edmunds Sea Cadets
Bury St Edmunds Women’s Aid Centre
Our Special Friends
Suffolk Mind
Voluntary Network

SHEEPSHANKS FUND

£500

UK Community Foundations

SKINNER’S FUND

£13,700

Bury St Edmunds and West Suffolk Samaritans
Catch 22
Framlingham Area Youth Action Partnership
Gatehouse Caring in West Suffolk
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
REACH Community Projects
Rotary Club of Saxmundham & District

STIMULUS FUND

£2,115

Bramford Tennis Club
Fressingfield Tennis Club
Inspire Suffolk

SUFFOLK CARERS FUND

£138,136

Age UK Suffolk
Being Well in Suffolk
BSEVC
Headway Suffolk
Kernos Centre
Out Loud Music
Suffolk Artlink
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Mind

SUFFOLK DISABILITY CARE FUND

£20,346

Health and social care professionals have submitted applications on behalf of local beneficiaries to provide them with specialist living aids to improve the quality of their lives.

Adult Social Work Services
Ipswich Child Development Centre
Suffolk Community Healthcare

SUFFOLK GIVING FUND

£198,752

24th Ipswich Scout Group
2nd Ipswich Trefoil Guild
301 Sqn ATC Civilian Committee
Abundant Life Church
ActivLives
AFSKP
Anglia Care Trust
Asperger East Anglia
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Bardwell Playing Fields Association
Bury Drop In
Bury St Edmunds Ecumenical Centre Trust (BECT)
Bury St Edmunds Heritage Trust
Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Caribbean and African Community Health Support Forum
Child Brain Injury Trust
DIAL – Lowestoft and Waveney
East Anglia’s Children’s Hospice
Eden’s Project
Emmaus Ipswich
English National Ballet
EvnU
Framlingham Area Youth Action Partnership
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Great Barton Scout Group
Green Light Trust
Grundisburgh Youth Club
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Home-Start Mid Suffolk
Inside Out Community Arts in Mental Health
Inspire Suffolk
Ipswich & Suffolk Indian Association (ISIA)
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Just 42
Kernos Centre
Lowestoft Shopmobility
Lymphoma Association
Mid Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Mid Suffolk Voluntary Organisations Forum
Monks Eleigh Village Hall
Music in Felixstowe
New Life Church Community Great Cornard
New Wolsey Theatre
Newmarket Old Time Dance Club
Number 72
Orchestras Live
Orwell Mencap
Our Special Friends
Outreach Youth
Palgrave & District Film Events
PBC Foundation
Phoenix – Suffolk Community Marchers
Phoenix Project
Porch Project
Raedan Trust (Suffolk)
REACH Community Projects
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Schoolreaders
Second Chance Stroke Club
Shoestring Theatre Company
Signpost East Suffolk
St Elizabeth Hospice
Stepping Stones Pre-school
Stowmarket & Area Opportunity Group
Stroke Association Second Chance Self Help Group
Sudbury Bowls Club
Sudbury Community Depot
Suffolk Accident Rescue Service
Suffolk Chinese Family Welfare Association
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
Survivors in Transition (SiT)
Swimming Self-Help Group Ipswich
The Addington Fund
The Art Station
The Mix Stowmarket
The Offshoot Foundation
The Rotary Club of Sudbury
To move ASD
TOPCATS
Unscene Suffolk
Upbeat – Heart Support in West Suffolk
VIP Club Bury St Edmunds (WSVAB)
Voluntary Network
Volunteering Matters
Walsham-le-Willows Sports Club
Walton Parish Nursing
Warden’s Charitable Trust
Waveney Domestic Violence & Abuse Forum
Waveney Sailability Limited
Woolverstone Project
Worlington Village Hall

SUFFOLK POLICE & CRIME COMMISSIONER’S FUND

£345,812

Adfam National
Anglia Care Trust
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Cinnamon Network
Eastern Enterprise Hub
Focus 12
Green Light Trust
Headway Suffolk
Home-Start Mid Suffolk
Iceni Ipswich
Level Two Youth Project
Ormiston Families
Pathways Care Farm
Porch Project
Safe Partnership Limited
St Giles Trust
Suffolk Neighbourhood Watch Association
Suffolk Refugee Support
The Befriending Scheme
The Cinnamon Network
Unseen
Volunteering Matters
YMCA Trinity Group

SUFFOLK POLICE & CRIME COMMISIONER’S STAY SAFE ONLINE FUND

£97,266

Access Community Trust
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Friends of St Mary’s CEVAP School
Guardian Saints Community Interest Company
Ipswich Community Media
Marie Collins Foundation
Kernos Centre
Level Two Youth Project
Porch Project
South West Grid for Learning Trust Ltd
Suffolk Refugee Support
Volunteering Matters

SUFFOLK RURAL FUND

£170,414

Abundant Life Church
ActivLives
Alumah CIO
Beccles Sea Cadets
Beck Row, Kenny Hill & Holywell Row Parish Council
Blundeston Village hall
BSEVC
Bucklesham & Foxhall Village Hall
Cancer Campaign in Suffolk
Community Heartbeat Trust
Dennington Jubilee Hall
DIAL – Lowestoft and Waveney
Eden’s Project
Eye Town Council
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Honington and Sapiston Village Hall
INVOLVE Active
Ipswich Disabled Advice Bureau
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Mellis Memorial Hall Management Committee
Mid Suffolk Holiday Opportunity Play Scheme (HOPS)
Monks Eleigh Village Hall
Musica
Needham Market Football Club
North East Suffolk Citizens Advice Bureau
Our Special Friends
Palgrave & District Community Council
Porch Project
REACH Community Projects
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Shotley Village Hall Committee of Management
Sproughton Millennium Green Trust
St John the Baptist, Church
Sudbury and District Citizens Advice Bureau
Suffolk Artlink
Suffolk Cruse Bereavement Care
Suffolk Mind
Suffolk Rape Crisis
The Befriending Scheme
The Shed
Wickham Market PCC
Worlington Village Hall
Yaxley Community Centre
Young People Taking Action

SUFFOLK SPORTS FUND

£15,982

Access Community Trust
AFSKP
Bardwell Playing Fields Association
Catch 22
East Anglian Sailing Trust
Inspire Suffolk
Ipswich Sports Club for The Disabled
Nisa Waveney Juniors Angling Club
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project

SURVIVING WINTER FUND

£109,339

Ipswich & District Citizens Advice Bureau 

T

TACKLING LONELINESS FUND Created by East of England Co-operative

£23,431 

ActivLives
Capel Parish Nurses
Foxhall Centre Lavender
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Headway Suffolk
Rural Coffee Caravan
Suffolk Family Carers
Suffolk Young People’s Health Project
Walton Parish Nursing
Warden’s Charitable Trust

 

V

VESTEY HOLDINGS FUND

£1,000

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

W

WEST GRANTMAKING FUND

£1,800

Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
Saxmundham Tennis Club

WN ESTATES FUND

£10,000

Framlingham Area Youth Action Partnership
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Grundisburgh Youth Club
Rural Coffee Caravan Information Project
St John the Baptist, Church
Young People Taking Action

WORKING TOGETHER FUND

£55,000

Abbeycroft Leisure
Access Community Trust
Bangladeshi Support Centre
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Halesworth Volunteer Centre
Ipswich Hindu Samaj
Ipswich Housing Action Group (IHAG)
Ipswich Makerspace (Ltd)
New Life Church (Suffolk)
Suffolk Artlink
TOPCATS
Wickham Market Care Project
Woolpit Cricket Club

WOMEN & GIRLS FUND

£9,626

Alumah CIO
Debenham Girls Group
Fresh Start – new beginnings
Home-Start Mid & West Suffolk
Lighthouse Women’s Aid
Ormiston Families
Petals
PHOEBE
Suffolk Mind
Talitha Koum

Y

YOUTH SOCIAL ACTION FUND

£48,978

Access Community Trust
Deben Community Farm CIC
Future Female Society
Ipswich Community Media
Mid Suffolk Holiday Opportunity Play Scheme (HOPS)
Signpost Gunton
Spinning Wheel Theatre
Suffolk Young People’s
Health Project
Volunteering Matters
Woolverstone Project
YMCA Suffolk

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

6,310 young people
to achieve their aspirations in education, training and employment

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

640 households
to keep warm in the winter

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

323 people
to access help with their addiction for the first time

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

836 people
to achieve aqualification

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

5,480 people
to participate in community activities for the first time

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

over 50 people
emergency food providers to help feed those in crisis

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

138 people
to start work permanently (achieve sustainable employment)

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

2,137 young people
to deliver new social action projects for their communities

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

56,807 people
to access support for the first time

OUR FUNDING SUPPORTED

1,600 trees planted
in our communities

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