Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Find out more about some of the groups and individuals we have funded.
The group has been set up by Shaftesbury Town Council, The Blackmore Vale Partnership, Open House and the Civic Society in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to support Shaftesbury community.
Dorchester Town Council also received a grant of £1,000 from the Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund towards their Masks4All project.
The charity runs a Sports and Social programme for people experiencing and recovering from mental health issues.
Grounded Community is one of the projects we have recently supported from the Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund.
The supported Community Fridge project uses volunteers to deliver food parcels and to cook and deliver hot meals to older people who are self-isolating and families in hardship during the Coronavirus crisis.
Portland Foodbank received a grant of £5,000 to support food purchases and fuel costs for deliveries being made by volunteers.
Countrymen’s Club is a charity based in rural Dorset, which supports isolated older men through farming activities. As part of the Coronavirus response the charity had to adapt the support they deliver.
MyTime Young Carers is one of the supported projects from our Dorset Coronavirus Community Fund. The funding will enable the charity to reach out to young carers all over the county at a time when they are likely to be feeling more isolated and overwhelmed.
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