Our support to 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: Poverty & Disadvantage

1nclu5ive Sandbach

1nclu5ive Sandbach is a support and access group for disabled people, their families and carers. The grant awarded by Cheshire Community Foundation helped to raise disability awareness and enabled the delivery of essential social well-being activities for residents in East Cheshire.

Ash-worth Time Bank

Ash-worth Time Bank addresses rural isolation by sharing skills, experiences and resources in the community.  The informal network of people share their time and skills to exchange services in the interests of social welfare. The Ash-worth Time Bank arranges social and activity groups, including, art, languages and craft activities for over 350 members in 14 villages. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant has contributed towards staffing costs and office rental.

Audlem Public Hall Management Committee

Audlem Public Hall Management Committee run the newly refurbished public hall.  The hall is used as a Youth Club facility and a Cheshire Community Foundation grant has provided new equipment and furniture for use within the community building.

Audlem Youth Club

Audlem Youth Club aims to provide quality youth provision, which is fun and educational, in a safe and friendly environment. Their project provides young people, within the village and surrounding areas with opportunities to develop new skills that will benefit the community as a whole.The Cheshire Community Fund grant enabled the Club to meet the costs to make an interim move to the Public Hall, enabling it to grow and develop in readiness for the dedicated rooms being available in new buildin


Bollington Community Association, The Bridgend Centre

Bollington Community Association provides a range of community facilities and activities at The Bridgend Centre. The Talk and Games’ project is a social group for older people that involves informal chatting, games, armchair exercises and interesting talks and presentations by guest speakers. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant funded a worker for 2.5 hours a week to run the group, management costs, minibus hire for four trips and leaflet costs.

British Red Cross, Cheshire – Independent Living Service

British Red Cross Independent Living Service provide support for older people and their carers.  The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for staffing and transport costs to enable the Knutsford Carers Hub to hold two sessions per week, supporting carers with information advice and respite care.

Bromley Farm Community Development Trust

Bromley Farm Community Development Trust was established in 2003 to work on behalf of and represent all the residents of the Bromley Farm neighbourhood in Congleton. The Trust operates Bromley Farm Community Centre and Recreational Park. The ‘Never Too Old To Have Fun Project’ provides a wide range of twice weekly activities for isolated older people who are living on the Bromley Farm Estate, including transport to help them access the facilities. Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding pro


Brookfield Lane Allotment Assn

Brookfield Lane Allotment Association are a self-administering allotment association that runs a site of 64 plots in the east of Macclesfield. They run annual shows that benefit the wider community, as well as producing food boxes for the local sheltered housing complex. A Cheshire Community Foundation grant supported the purchasing of new equipment.

Capesthorne Road Club

Capesthorne Road Club provide a social club for isolated older people. The group identified a need for a creative arts project for their members to enjoy together. A Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for room hire, materials and promotional flyers to attract more members.

Community Compass Community Interest Company Limited

Community Compass runs social groups providing a range of activities for people aged 50+. They provide training and support to empower communities to establish their own ‘Compass Clubs’ which are regular, sustainable social groups that are run by the community, for the community.  A Cheshire Community Foundation grant contributed towards the cost of staffing, activities, venue hire, overheads, volunteer expenses, refreshments and publicity, which enabled the project to deliver weekly social