Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Find out more about some of the groups and individuals we have funded.
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.
We have supported Nathan, 17, through bursaries from the Superior STEM Fund for the last two years and we are very pleased that the very ambitious and talented student has just been offered a place at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
Creative Kids is a local charity based in the Sovereign Centre in Boscombe, a deprived area in Bournemouth.
Dancing is a brilliant way of improving mental and physical health and research also shows that taking part in ballroom dancing has been shown to reduce the chances of getting dementia by 76%!
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