Local Authority
West Dorset

Cowden Care Farm

Area: West Dorset
Issue:
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded heating and hot water installation within the shop/café, which is to be used by the group members and the local community.

Skills Training Bridport

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Building Skills and Improving Access to Employment
Fund: Red Nose Day Community Cash 2015

Funded the development of a “Employability Skills Development Programme”{ESDP} which will help local jobseekers.

Salway Ash Village Hall

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Environment
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded insulation in the hall to increase energy-efficiency.

Pathways to Care

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Poverty and Disadvantage
Fund: Red Nose Day Community Cash 2015

Contributed towards the costs of food bank parcels.

Volunteer Centre Dorset

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Disability and Access issues
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded a scheme to provide volunteer befrienders to support individuals with learning disabilities.

South West Dorset Multiple Sclerosis Branch

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Disability and Access issues
Fund: Red Nose Day Community Cash 2015

Contributed towards costs of exercise coach and transport costs for members.

Bridport and District Citizens Advice Bureau

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Volunteering
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded the salary of a welfare benefits specialist who will support and mentor volunteer advisers in dealing with difficult benefits cases.