The D and J Lloyd Community First Fund

The D and J Lloyd Community First Fund offer grants to support voluntary and community groups working in Cambridgeshire to:

  1. Provide support and relief to those that are in need, in particular those suffering financial hardship, illness, social isolation or homelessness or negative effects of old age.
  2. Promote the arts, in particular but not exclusively work to help those at a disadvantage to take part in arts activities.
  3. Protect the environment and or sites or buildings of historic or architectural importance.
  4. Promote learning, skills development and education (excluding areas of statutory responsibility) to those that are marginalized or excluded from society.

Funded Projects

Bedazzle Projects received £2,000 to provide support towards the costs of the 2017 annual integrated show 'Imagine'.

Cambridge Community Church received £1,400 to provide hampers of Christmas food to 150 disadvantaged people in the Romsey and Abbey areas of Cambridge.

The Meadows Children and Family Wing received £2,500 to provide a course of The Freedom Programme for 12 women who are or who have been affected by Domestic Violence and a weekly 2 hour specialist drop-in for at least 20 women affected by Domestic Violence and their children.

The Ferry Project received £900 to contribute towards providing a 14 bed emergency night shelter for homeless individuals.

Volunteer Centre Fenland received £2,500 to support 25 disadvantaged young people to produce a magazine for young people in Wisbech.

Cambridge Junction received £3,000 to run the Total Arts Film Festival involving at least 60 young people to challenge the preconceptions and expectations of what young people with disabilities can achieve.