The Thrale Charity (RIN) Small Grants Programme is open for applications
It’s that time again. If you are a local group, charity or non-profit organisation serving the community in any of the post codes below; and if you think that your work fits with our areas of interest; then please read the guidance sheet and complete the application form.
Your application must reach us by Friday 1st December to be considered for a grant. In the last round we gave small grants of between £500 and £5000 to 13 local groups from Streatham, West Norwood, Tulse Hill, Balham and Brixton (postcodes - SW16, SW12, SW17, SW2, SE24, SE21, SE27).
Grants Awarded 2016-17
Along with groups we have previously funded, Thrale is very proud of these local groups delivering valuable work that contributes towards maintaining strong, resilient communities; great places to grow up or grow older in
The Thrale remit covers an area called 'The Ancient Parish of Streatham' that includes the residential postcodes - SW16, SW2, SW12, SW17, SE21, SE24, SE27
- Spires in Streatham were awarded monies towards the cost of their Rough Sleepers project, supporting around 600 people each year
- Emmaus (West Norwood) gained funds towards costs of a Moving On to Independent Living project
- The GROW project was awarded help with costs off setting up a youth panel to help steer their work in 32 local secondary schools. Sessions aim to help prevent knife and gun crime, sexual violence and gangs recruitment.
- The Norwood and Brixton Food Bank was funded to help them continue their 'Eat Well Spend Less' (cooking and household budgeting) sessions with food bank clients
- Outings for Older South Londoners was given a small grant to help with offering an outings programme to reduce social exclusion.
- Streatham Youth and Community Trust gained support to offer a 'Good Neighbours' event where young people invited older people in the neighbourhood to join them for food, dancing, entertainment and friendly conversation.
- The Nehemiah Project was supported to continue its first stage project 'A New Future' for vulnerable men with histories of addiction, homelessness and offending.
- The St Mathews Project was given funds to help with the costs of their weekly football training sessions for boys and girls on Tulse Hill and St Martins estates.
- The Clapham Park Project was supported to deliver its TLC Befriending project helping reduce loneliness and increase health and well being of older residents.
- St Thomas with St Stephen churches in Balham were helped to create a community garden in Telford Ave, offering skills, training, healthy living and companionship for local people
- Lambeth Mencap gained funds towards a daytime drama project for adults with learning disabilities
- Age UK Lambeth were awarded a small fund so that they could support tiny local groups for older people to help them survive emergencies and become more effective in 2017
- Streatham Drop In Centre for Asylum Seekers and Refugees gained monies towards costs of their regular drop in sessions offering advice, advocacy, homework support, volunteering opportunities.