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.

Audlem & District Community Action

Audlem and District Community Action provide a range of community services in their local area. The community action project engages older people to provide more interest, stimulation, education and involvement in community events such as local concerts, meals out and trips to open gardens and shops. A grant from Cheshire Community Foundation provided computer equipment for IT literacy classes and contributed towards trips and transport.

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 Scout and Guide Hall

The scout and Guide Hall provides a free venue for all Scout, Guide, Cub, Beaver and Brownie meetings; the hall provides a storage facility for all group users and is let to other village organisations serving as a community hub for the surrounding villages of South Cheshire in what is a rurally isolated area with no other similar facilities.

08/05/17, Improved Oil Storage Facility – this project is to replace the current oil tank which is no longer fit for purpose and prov


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


Autism Inclusive

Autism Inclusive support people on the autistic spectrum that live within the Crewe area. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant funded the rental cost of an additional meeting room (in current premises) for 12 months, plus essential furniture for this and the existing room and consultation area, which meant that the project was able to cater for the growing numbers of beneficiaries.

Autism Networks

The Charity is established for the public benefit for the following purposes:

  • To relieve sickness and distress of children and adults with autism (and conditions related to autism) and their families and carers in the Cheshire and North Staffordshire area
  • To advance the education of children and adults with autism (and conditions related to autism) and their families and carers in the Cheshire and North Staffordshire area.

Autism Networks is a non-profit ma


Barnton Community Group

Barnton Community Group provide a range of activities for the small community of Barnton, Northwich. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant enabled the group to purchase two basketball stands for their community enhancing project, making a community village green area into a focal point of the village to bring members of the community together.

Barthomley Village Hall Management Committee

Barthomley Village Hall provides a range of activities for the local community and surrounding area of Barthomley, Alsager. The organisation identified a need to bring the hall facilities up to date for the benefit of current and future users. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant contributed towards capital refurbishment costs to improve the hall.


Beanstalk is the national charity that provides one-to-one literacy support to children in primary schools who are falling behind with their reading ability and confidence, with the help of volunteer reading helpers.

They work with children aged 6 to 11 years old and most of them come from low income families. Beanstalk’s vision is a nation of children who can read and grow up with the skills and confidence to reach their true potential and to lead successful lives. Their ultimate goal is t



Bloomingart’s objectives are to bring a happier and healthier lifestyle through the window of art. Targeting isolated older people is one of the things they are so passionate about. Delivering art lessons will up skill individuals and is life changing. Not only do they get to learn all about art, they talk and make friends along the way, which leads onto communication about other areas they may be struggling in, like low moods. The art although vastly important becomes secondary and their growt