Our support to charities

Search the map to view a selection of charities supported.

*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 Youth for Christ

Warrington Youth for Christ  identified a need to buy staging which will be used for community events such as their ReAct family fun days and the music academy and band events  run for local young people in Warrington. The staging will also be let to other local groups to raise funds for the ongoing sustainability of the organisation. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for capital costs.

Wesley Methodist Church: Bread Makers

Wesley Methodist Church offers a range of safe and welcoming spaces for the local community. It is situated close to the central shopping area in Chester. The project enabled the church to continue with their weekly breadmaking sessions for isolated older people. The Cheshire Community Foundation grant paid for running and staffing costs.

West Cheshire Voluntary Arts Network

West Cheshire Voluntary Arts Network act as a co-ordinating body for voluntary community arts groups providing support and effective means of communication between the groups themselves, the local authority or other bodies, to enable them to flourish and contribute to community cohesion and quality of life. Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding supported the costs of an Arts Award event to celebrate the efforts of voluntary sector arts organisations across Cheshire West & Chester.

West Street Christian Fellowship

West Street Christian Fellowship provides facilities for christian worship, prayer, teaching and friendship together with youth work activities working closely with schools through assemblies and lessons. Cheshire Community Foundation grant funding allowed a contribution to the costs of delivering  debt advice and money budgeting courses to approximately 60 disadvantaged people, helping them to become debt-free.

West Winsford GGO Community Group

The West Winsford GGO group is a group set up to represent the estates of Greenfields Park, Glebe Green and Over working together to bring about positive change to their neighbourhoods. The project supports young people on a disadvantaged estate in Winsford to access sport and dance activities in the summer holidays. The Cheshire Communiy Foundation Grant pays for sessional coaches and dance tutors.

Westy Community Centre Action Group

West Community Centre Action group provide a range of service for older people. The project was a Christmas Extravaganza event at the Centre for sixty older people including decorations, lunches, presents, and in addition a coach to take 14 members on a trip to Bury market.  The Cheshire Community Foundation grant made a contribution towards the event.

WHAG (Woman’s Housing Action Group)

Mission Statement “To support and accommodate vulnerable women and women & men experiencing domestic abuse.”

Aims To provide quality support and advocacy to vulnerable women in housing need and women and men fleeing Domestic abuse aged 16+ years regardless of cultural or religious beliefs, disability or financial status. Participation will be encouraged on an individual/group basis. Developing independent life and social skills, and encouraging positive attitudes to education, training,


What’s Happening on North Street

Situated in the 3rd most deprived ward in Cheshire East, What’s Happening on North Street opened its doors in 2015 as a new church-community centre with Coffee Shop.

30/11/2017, Health Improvement Services – The funding will be used to fund the activities, the main costs of which are for the delivery of the activities, costs of the rooms needed, and associated publicity to obtain participants.

Wild Rumpus CIC

Wild Rumpus are a community arts organisation that take audiences on creative adventures outdoors to change the way they look at the world around them, creating shared moments that make memories and build more confident, creative and cohesive individuals, families and communities. Wild Rumpus deliver ground breaking arts events outdoors for families, which aim to inspire curiosity and leave a legacy of positive social, economic and cultural impact in Cheshire East.

13/04/17, Wild Rum


Wincle St Michael’s PCC

Wincle St Michael’s PCC is a Church of England church that offer regular Sunday worship, the conducting of funerals, weddings, baptisms and support and help to the local church school and the wider community. The goal for Wincle St Michael’s is to turn the church into a community centre as well as a church, since they do not have a village hall, with better access and disabled facilities to encourage its use by other groups within the community and beyond, particularly older people who might fe