The Wakeham Trust

Grants to help people rebuild their communities. The Wakeham Trust normally gives grants to projects where an initial £125 to £2,500 can make a real difference. They can take risks and support unpopular causes in ways that big charities find hard to do.

They are particularly interested in:

  • Neighbourhood projects
  • Community arts projects
  • Projects involving community service by young people
  • Projects set up by those who are socially excluded

Recent grants have included:

  • Money management courses for young people
  • Helping teach English to refugees and immigrants who want to work in the social care sector
  • Drop-in cafe for 11–18-year-olds open after school
  • Patchwork quilting group for vulnerable adults and OAPs

The Wakeham Trust

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