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Charities and community groups benefit from Wycombe District Council annual revenue grants

| January 25, 2018

Wycombe District Council offices. (Archive picture)

The charities and community groups benefiting from the 2018 Wycombe District Council annual revenue grants have been announced.

The amount of money available to allocate in 2018 was £364,884. Some of the charities receiving funds are :

  • £153,280 will be given to Citizens Advice High Wycombe to continue helping people resolve their financial and other problems.
  • £66,000 goes to Wycombe Women’s Aid, which works with women and children experiencing or trying to escape domestic violence.
  • £62,500 for The Wycombe Rent Deposit Guarantee Scheme (WRDGS) which was set up to help prevent homelessness by guaranteeing the deposit required by private landlords.
  • £10,000 has been allocated to Wycombe Homeless Connection which offers support, resettlement and a winter night shelter.
  • £23,500 for the Chiltern Dial a Ride transport service for older, frail or disabled people.
  • £23,104 will help Community Impact Bucks  to supports voluntary and community sector groups in the district with advice, information and training.
  • £6,000 goes to High Wycombe Shopmobility.
  • £5,000 for Wycombe Mind.
  • £5,000 to help the New Meaning Centre Toolshed Project provides employment opportunities and life skills training to young people.
  • £5,000 has been allocated to the One-Can Trust Ltd food bank.
  • £3,500 will benefit Chiltern Woodlands to continue their woodland management and help preserve the Chilterns landscape.
  • £2,000 for the Wooburn Festival.

This round of the annual revenue grants runs from Sunday 1st April 2018 to Sunday 31st March 2019. However small grants, venues grants and High Wycombe Town Centre grants run on an ongoing programme throughout the year.

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