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UK Makkal Sangam

December 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund the food, venue hire and a PA system for the Harvest Festival of India. The event is a chance for the community to socialise and for people to showcase their talents, while the children can learn about the traditions of the festival.

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The Honeypot Children's Charity

December 2017 | Awarded: £4,414

To fund the costs for two residential respite breaks for 24 young carers in Milton Keynes aged between 5 and 12. The trips make the children feel less socially isolated and more confident in other areas of their lives, for instance at school and with family.

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Lions Club of Bletchley MK

December 2017 | Awarded: £435

To fund the travel and tickets for 20 older people from Bletchley to go to a senior citizens party in Harrow. The party offers them an opportunity to socialise and meet new people while having fun. The event will feature music, bingo, a raffle, entertainers, dancing and a stage performance.

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Ouse Valley Eagles American Football Club

December 2017 | Awarded: £4,770

To fund 20 weeks of American Football sessions per season over the course of 5 years. The sessions will be for children aged 14-16 in Milton Keynes, and aims to get more people involved in playing American Football.

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Georgina Lee

November 2017 | Awarded: £2,000

Georgina Lee is this years music bursary winner! The bursary was presented at Milton Keynes City Orchestra. Georgina hopes to buy an 'A' Clarinet so she is able to play the orchestral music that she is aspiring to.

Milton Keynes Fawcett Group

October 2017 | Awarded: £420

To fund the travel costs and the refreshments for an exhibition that will celebrate the contributions made by women to Milton Keynes in it's early days. The exhibition at central library, aims to promote gender equality discussions and focus on the accomplishments of these inspiring women.

Building Bridges

October 2017 | Awarded: £1,000

To fund resources needed and training for volunteers to provide free maths and English lessons for approximately 2 hours a week, for refugee children living in Milton Keynes. The aim is for the children to integrate more and for the likelihood of them being bullied to be reduced.


October 2017 | Awarded: £1,000

To fund a three course meal for people in Milton Keynes who are homeless and who live in poverty that will be held in the Lakes Estate. The meal is prepared to restaurant quality and guests receive table service. The meal offers an opportunity for the guests to feel valued.

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The Play’s The Thing Theatre Company

October 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund the set design for the play, and fund the coach costs for 75 disadvantaged young people from MK Academy to attend the ‘Our Town’ production. The aim is to inspire young people to enhance their cultural experience so as to have a positive effect on them.

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Wolverton Secret Garden Society

October 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund the costs for an event in North Milton Keynes that will light up the gardens and the Bill Billings mural; as part of the MK50 celebrations. The internationally known light artist Ulf Pedersen will be responsible for the installation. The event will focus on bringing people together.

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New City Radio

October 2017 | Awarded: £1,500

To fund materials, a mixing board and mics, and the OFCOM FM licence fee needed to promote the group, which allows the art and culture of Milton Keynes to be highlighted on the group’s radio station, so Milton Keynes residents are more aware of the local talent.

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Community Arts Resource Centre (CARC)

September 2017 | Awarded: £3,669

To fund the purchase of equipment for community, school productions and charity events in the local area; including a tent, marquee and a washing machine amongst other things. The organisation provides low cost equipment for events in the local area.

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