Dedicated donor funding that transforms lives in Dorset
Find out more about some of the groups and individuals we have funded.
WHEN her parents’ income fell dramatically during the pandemic a 19-year-old faced the prospect of being unable to afford her travel to college to follow her dream of being a countryside ranger.
A 16-year-old student at Brockenhurst College who is a registered carer for her mum has been able to attend her course remotely thanks to a Dorset Community Foundation education bursary.
A 19-year-old student has been helped with a laptop and travel costs, thanks to a Dorset Community Foundation education bursary.
Student F. sought the bursary support to help with the cost of travel to and from Brockenhurst College from Bournemouth for her Level 3 Media course.
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.
Lauren lives with her partner and works part time in a pharmacy as well as doing a Floristry Level 2 Technical Diploma at Kingston Maurward College.
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.
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