Cambridgeshire Rural Fund

Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects addressing issues in rural communities.

Funded Projects

Wisbech Physically Handicapped and Able-Bodied (PHAB) Club received £3,428 to provide social activities and transport for disabled and able-bodied people.

Little Downham Youth Group received £1,000 to support a youth drama group including membership costs and an up-to-date music system.

Switch Now CIC received £1,400 to provide a social group for young people with learning disabilities to socially engage with their local community through activities.

The Voluntary Network received £3,890 to provide a Community Car Service in East Cambridgeshire to enable people to attend medical appointments, visit relatives, and carry out personal business.

Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough received £750 to provide a Community Warden Service for elderly people in Ramsey and the surrounding villages to help them to remain independent in their own homes.

Papworth Team Ministry received £900 to run a week of activities for local retired people who may find the summer holiday particularly lonely or isolating.