Post-natal depression, healthy lifestyles and respite care are just three of the key issues being tackled by grants through Quartet Community Foundation in September.
In September over £380,000 in grant funding went to more than 80 small, local causes through Quartet Community Foundation. From Radstock to the Bournville in Weston-super-Mare and from Avonmouth to Kingswood, these grants will improve life for local people.
Here are just six of the grants awarded in September:
· £2,000 to the Centre for Sustainable Energy to offer crisis winter grants to older people in B&NES during the winter months. (Surviving Winter)
· £1,000 to North Somerset LGBT Forum to host the launch for National Hate Crime Awareness Week and deliver four quarterly drop-in sessions in North Somerset. (Express Grant)
· £500 to Sporting Family Change to purchase exercise equipment including skipping ropes, boxing gloves and dumb bells. (Bath Half Marathon Fund)
· £1,680 to Avonmouth Community Centre Association for the cost of undertaking a building survey for a disused public toilet which the group are considering taking on from the city council and reopening as a public toilet and partly re-purposing to provide some other community service. (Express Grant)
· £650 to Coniston Community Association to purchase soft play and educational equipment suitable for 0-5 year old children to be used by the centre’s Baby and Toddler group that aims to tackle perinatal depression. (Express Grant)
· £9,975 to Unique Voice for holiday activities for children in need in Lockleaze. (Bristol City Council Youth Sector Support Fund)
Read the full list of grants awarded in September 2019.