Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Find out more about some of the groups and individuals we have funded.
Boccia is a tactical Paralympic sport similar to bowls and Victoria Community Boccia Club is the only club for people with disabilities in Dorset.
Safe and Sound Dorset works with vulnerable and marginalised women living in this community who often experiencing multiple disadvantages including homelessness, drug and alcohol misuse, family breakdown, mental health issues and chronic and long-term illness.
Samee Employability Centre supports people with ambitions for self-employment.
We were very pleased to have supported his fun and engaging project for disadvantaged young people in the Motcombe area of Dorset through the Toby’s of Shaftesbury Fund.
The Living Tree self-help cancer support group was set up in October 2012 to offer support to all people living with and beyond cancer in Bridport and the surrounding villages.
A grant of 2,500 supported the CAB to improve their debt services by employing a debt specialist to train and support volunteers.
The project supported through the Toby’s of Shaftesbury Fund enabled Higher Green Farm to purchase new IT equipment to support disadvantaged young people who are either experiencing learning difficulties or are dealing with behavioural problems which stem from dealing with trauma or abuse.
Our grant of £5,000 supported a drop-in centre ran by Routes to Roots for homeless people in Poole.
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