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.

Warrington Disability Partnership

Warrington Disability Partnership (WDP) is an independent, user led organisation that provides Information and Advice on a variety of topics and delivers services to disabled people, their families, carers and organisations working with disabled people. WDP is committed to valuing everyone’s life skills, experience and individuality to enable positive change.

12/07/17, Lavender Hill – WDP’s “Lavender Hill” Project will provide “bespoke” information and support to people who


Warrington Ethnic Society (WECA)

Warrington Ethnic Society supports culturally diverse communities (black, minority and ethic) to promote community cohesion in Warrington. The project increases engagement, participation and the voice of culturally diverse older communities to better improve lives, services, policies and opportunities. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant is to be spent on a range of promotional materials and stationary to deliver this activity.

Warrington Ethnic Society Over 50’s

Warrington Ethnic Society Over 50’s support older people from BME communities. They wanted to involve more people in their activities. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant enabled the group to pay for some of their room hire costs, with a view to involving more people over 50 in their activities and becoming more sustainable as a group.

Warrington Pensioners

Warrington Pensioners are a group who provide social activities for pensioners experiencing isolation. They identified a need to reprint their leaflets to attract more members and take their members on a lunch trip to Blackpool. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding allowed, 70 older people to attend.

Warrington Photographic Society

Warrington Photographic Society’s overall aim and objective is to encourage development of its members skills and interest in producing, developing and manipulating images of all genres.

05/06/2018,  Lantern Light – The project reaches out to older people who do not currently take part in other activities – or access services, by providing a cultural and social outlet for them, helping to reduce the likelihood of their needing to access other support services. The projec


Warrington Sea Cadet Corps

We are a unit of the Sea Cadet Corps and we provide training and activities based on the traditions of the Royal Navy. We are not a pre-service recruiting group but strive to produce well balanced young people who are the citizens of the future. Our group is open to young people aged 10 – 18 and we pride ourselves on being fully inclusive. Activities are varied, depending on the skill set of each cadet, but include sailing and boating activities, first aid, camp craft, D of E award scheme to na


Warrington Voluntary Action

Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third sector to meet the diverse needs of local communities.

A Cheshire Community Foundation grant has facilitated the creation and ongoing support of the WAYV (Warrington Youth Volunteering) programme, providing a variety of different volunteering opportunities, events and training sessions specifically for young people, which does not currently exist. The project will create over 50 new volunteerin


Warrington Voluntary Action

Warrington Voluntary Action supports the development of a vibrant, thriving and sustainable third sector to meet the diverse needs f local communities.

28/07/17, Inspiring Young Trusteeship – This project will work closely with CVS Cheshire East to recruit at least 20 young people, provide training and support and then place them with suitable voluntary sector organisations to either work with or alongside their Boards to enable them to gain experience of what being on a vol


Warrington Wolves

The Wolves Foundation are a registered charity affiliated to the Warrington Wolves Rugby League Football Club delivering a range of charitable activities within the communities of Warrington.

26/04/17, Mature Movers – this project is to provide a range of Mature Movers dance and exercise classes for older people aged 50+ throughout Warrington, developing current provision to attract new participants to make the group sustainable and offer further opportunities for current p


Warrington Youth Club

Warrington Youth Club’s (WYC) ethos is “Inspiring Young People to Achieve”. Established in 1952, the Youth Club is the largest voluntary sector Youth Club in Warrington, providing services that meet the needs of a wide range of groups, helping and empowering young people to make positive changes for themselves and their communities. WYC offer high quality personal and social development opportunities to over 4,000 children and young people from across Warrington aged 7 to 19, and up to 25 for p