Our Charities

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*This map will be updated 3 times a year with our most recently supported projects. Please click here for overview of our current grant programmes and priorities for investment.

Category: Employment & Education

3rd Warrington East Scout Group

3rd Warrington East Scout Group develops new life skills with young girls and boys between 6 and 18 years old.  The Cheshire Community Foundation grant improved their facilities by providing LED lighting throughout the Scout hut, which has enabled the space to be used by the Scouts and other community groups.

4th Over St Johns Guides

4th Over St Johns Guides is a newly established Guide group in Winsford. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant provided camping equipment, enabling the group to arrange and participate in summer camps.


Beanstalk is the national literacy charity that recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who are struggling with their reading ability and confidence. The Cheshire Community Foundation Grant contributed towards the operating costs to deliver support for thirteen reading helpers, who will, in turn, each provide reading support sessions twice weekly for 40 disadvantaged children in Cheshire over the course of a year.

Changing Lives in Cheshire

The purpose of Changing Lives in Cheshire is to facilitate the reuse of donated household furniture and electrical items at affordable and realistic prices whilst creating supported employment and volunteer opportunities for members of the local community who need a leg up (those with physical and learning difficulties, those looking for employment, those on community payback schemes (probation) and school placements) or people wanting to give something back. Changing Lives in Cheshire is about


Cheshire Community Development Trust

Cheshire Community Development Trust provide a range of services, from job training to community transport, to people living in mid Cheshire . The group wanted to expand existing evening social activities for isolated older people living alone, providing transport to and from activities and to include new clubs in Wincham & Comberbach, Weaverham and Davenham. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant made a contribution towards transport and running costs for the groups.

Cheshire Dance Workshop Limited

Cheshire Dance Workshop Limited aims to fully awaken the art form of dance as inspiration to create, learn and experience. Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding enabled the delivery of six full-day dance sessions over a 6 month period to a group of 20 young carers, to introduce them to a variety of dance styles and support them in obtaining recognised qualifications.

Cheshire Learning Partnership Community Interest Company

Cheshire Learning Partnership Community Interest Company, provide a range of services supporting adults into employment. The project enabled the organisation to expand into new locations with their work clubs. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant contributed to the salary costs of a qualified tutor to join their team and increase capacity across the work clubs.

Cheshire West Street and School Pastors

Cheshire West Street and School Pastors is a faith organisation working with pupils who are experiencing difficulties in some area of their school life. They work to build relationships and develop communication with pupils who are disruptive in class and having difficulty participating or engaging in classroom learning or regularly being excluded from class. A grant from Cheshire Community Foundation facilitated the purchasing of more uniforms and enabled them to carry out their plans to estab


Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Cheshire Wildlife Trust manage a network of 45 nature reserves with habitats ranging from grasslands and wet meadows to reedbeds, coastal dunes and wetlands. The project aims to use nature, wildlife and conservation skills to help young people to gain confidence and experience to enable them to bridge the gap to employment, working with groups of 18 – 25 year old’s who are Not in Education, Employment or Training. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant has funded staffing costs to run the pr


Christ Church Alsager

Christ Church Alsager provide a range of support and activities in the local community. They identified a need to operate a Job Club for local people and a Cheshire Community Foundation grant funded staffing and running costs.