The Birketts Endowed Cambridgeshire Fund is invested and each year the fund makes grants to support small, local voluntary and community groups and organisations that are undertaking charitable work in Cambridgeshire.
The focus for grant making from the Fund is to support groups working with:
- Disability and Mental Health
- Children and Families
Tom's Trust received £765 towards group support sessions and school or home visits to support children with a brain tumour and their families.
Bedazzle received £1,000 towards weekly inclusive theatre sessions for young adults with a range of abilities.
Forward Gamlingay! received £1,200 towards weekly art sessions in Gamlingay Eco Hub targeting adults experiencing isolation and loneliness, disability and mental and physical ill health.
Carers Trust Cambridgeshire received £1,250 to train up 25 young carers to deliver carers awareness sessions in various settings within their communities to develop their skills.
Home-Start Cambridgeshire received £1,400 to run 3 STOP Suicide workshops for staff and volunteers to enable them to deliver interventions within families.
Kings Hedges Family Support Project received £1,000 towards the running of weekly drop-in sessions.
To view past Birketts Fund newsletters, please use the download links below.