Programme or Fund
Dorset County Council Fund

Home-Start West Dorset

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

The grant funded a project to recruit and train 30 home-visiting volunteers who will provide support to families in need.

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.

Not Just Sundaes Limited

Area: Purbeck
Issue: Counselling / Advice / Mentoring
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded a project working with young people from a local school addressing the challenging and demanding life situations the young people are facing.

Dorset EAL Solutions

Area: West Dorset
Issue: Racial and Cultural Integration
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded a project to set up parents’ groups in identified nurseries and preschools with parents of children for whom English is an additional language .The project involves encouraging parents to use their home languages to support learning in early years .

Stratton Parish Council

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

The grant contributed towards the purchase of capital equipment for an adventure play area, which will provide an opportunity for both able-bodied and those with physical disabilities to enjoy outdoor physical activity and fun.

Shaftesbury & District Carers Association

Area: North Dorset
Issue: Social Inclusion
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant funded a support worker to assist in the workshops and also help the individual HOPE2CYCLE members with confidence building.

Stourpaine Village Hall Committee

Area: North Dorset
Issue: Community Support and Development
Fund: Dorset County Council Fund

The grant contributed towards the build of a new, eco friendly, modern, sustainable village hall.