The Noel Buxton Trust  Grant making since 1919

Recent grants

 

The following grants were made in 2014.  

 

Grants supporting work building livelihoods or supporting street children in Africa

Organisation

Country

Project

Grant

Advantage Africa

Uganda

To set up village-based groups in Mukono and Luwero to provide livestock and training for single parents, so that they can support their children.

3,000

African Children's Fund

Uganda

To continue the SAFE project which provides vulnerable children with a place to escape abuse in Kampala.

3,000

African Prisons Project

Uganda

To contribute to work improving the living standards for prisoners in Uganda

3,000

Build Africa

Kenya

To continue the SAFE project which provides vulnerable children with a place to escape abuse in Kampala.

3,000

Deki

South Sudan

To help underwrite the costs of a crowdfunded scheme providing microloans to women in Magwi County.

3,000

Kanaama Interactive Community Support

Uganda

Towards a microcredit fund supporting women-led businesses in Kashare.

3,000

Partners for Change Ethiopia

Ethiopia

To support a network of volunteers working as guardians of the street children in Awassa

3,000

SALVE

Uganda

To support family enterprises, thus helping families afford to take home children who have started living on the streets in Jinja.

3,800

The Mango Tree

Kenya

To support an aquaculture project in Homa Bay which could provide a livelihood for former fishermen affected by decline of fish stocks in Lake Victoria.

5,000

 

 

Total Africa Grants

29,800

Grants supporting work with families affected by domestic abuse

Organisation

Country or region

Project

Grant

Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse

UK-wide

For work supporting families bereaved by domestic violence

3,000

Art Shape

Gloucester

To support 'Your Futures', an arts workshop for women and children affected by domestic abuse.

1,000

Bede House Association

London

To run Freedom Programmes and Survivors’ Groups for women affected by domestic abuse in Southwark.

3,000

Birth Companions

South East England

To extend Birth Companions support for pregnant women and new mothers in prison

4,000

Family Rights Group

UK-wide

To help fund an on-line domestic violence advice service for parents.

5,000

Grow

Rotherham

To help support women recovering from domestic abuse as they move on to find work and training opportunities.

3,000

Hampton Trust

Hampshire and IOW

Towards the ADAPT programme which works to change the behaviour of male perpetrators of domestic violence in HMP Winchester.

3,000

Haven House Project

Sheffield

Towards CandyP, a project that helps parents build safe relationships with their children following domestic abuse.

3,000

Knowsley Domestic Violence Support Services

Knowsley

To help fund a community-based male perpetrator programme aimed at changing abusive patterns of behaviour.

2,500

SATEDA

Swale

To help fund a weekly service supporting parents and children affected by domestic violence.

3,000

Splitz Support Services

Gloucestershire

To fund a ‘Turnaround’ group supporting male perpetrators who want to change their behaviour.

2,000

Stockport Without Abuse (formerly Stockport Women's Aid)

Stockport

To support parent and child activities in a safe environment where can re-establish their relationships with their children after abuse.

2,500

Survive

South Gloucestershire

To help run a ‘Freedom Programme’ supporting women to move on from abusive relationships.

2,000

Vida

Sheffield

Running programmes to support women after domestic abuse

5,000

Women Acting in Today's Society

West Midlands

To help fund a community reintegration project which supports BAME women to find accommodation and other services on release from prison..

4,000

Wish

Bristol

To fund work in Bristol supporting mothers with abusive teenage children to break a cycle of abusive behaviour.

3,000

 

 

Total Family Grants

49,000

Grants supporting work with prisoners and their families

Organisation

Country or region

Project

Grant

Apex Trust

Merseyside

To support ACT 4 Women, a project in Merseyside that helps female ex-offenders to get training and jobs.  

2,000

Bethel Community Services

Brent

To support education programmes in Feltham YOI, HMPs Wormword Scrubs and Holloway.

1,000

Bounce Back

London

A contribution to help ex-offenders get skills and job opportunities in the painting and decorating trade.

2,000

City of Exeter YMCA

Devon

To help fund ‘Perspectives', a course run for prisoners to help them prepare for and cope with the transition back into the community.

2,000

Conquest Equestrian Centre

Somerset

To fund a pilot project, run in collaboration with the Avon and Somerset Probation Service, managing ex-offenders who volunteer at a riding charity.

2,000

Dartington LandWorks

Devon

To support prisoners and ex-offenders by offering training and work in landscaping at the Dartington estate.

1,000

Emmaus South Wales

South Wales

To provide work placements for ex-offenders repairing furniture and electrical goods.

1,000

Friends Families and Travellers

HMP Wormwood Scrubs

To run a support group in a prison  where 10% of the inmates describe themselves as gypsies or travellers.

1,500

HACRO

Hertfordshire

To run the Caring Dads programme working with perpetrators of domestic abuse while they are at HMP The Mount.

2,000

Housing for Women

London

To support Re-unite South London, a project supporting women prisoners to have access to their children on release from prison.

2,000

Key4Life

Ashfield YOI

To offer through-the-gate mentoring and employment opportunities for young offenders.

1,000

Magdelene Group

Norwich

To help fund a support group for female prisoners who would like to avoid prostitution and exploitation when they are released.

3,000

Margaret Carey Foundation

Yorkshire

To run a community project where ex-offenders can work with other volunteers to sell restored bikes.

2,000

Moor Trees

Devon

To give prisoners at HMP Dartmoor experience in land management by building a nature reserve on land near the prison.

1,000

Pimlico Opera

Bronzefield Prison

A contribution towards the production of Sister Act by prisoners at HMP  Bronzefield.

1,000

Prison Fellowship

England and Wales

To run 'Sycamore', a restorative justice project and the 'Angel Project', which supports  bonds between in-mates and their families.

1,000

Prison Learning TV

England and Wales

To make multi-media resources for prisoners, helping with education, but also supporting the cultural and social life of in mates.

1,500

Prisoners Education Trust

England and Wales

To support older prisoners to follow distance learning courses and have one-to-one careers advice.

2,000

RECOOP

Gloucestershire

To support the 'Rubies' project which helps older women prisoners at HMP Earlsfield to prepare for release.

2,000

SOFA Project

HMP Leyhill and Ashfield YOI

To continue working to rehabilitate ex-offenders by providing employment and volunteering opportunities.

1,000

Thomas

Blackburn

To support former prisoners to act as mentors for newly released ex-offenders with addiction problems.

1,000

Unlock

Kent

To continue work run by and for ex-offenders to encourage volunteering work in prison and community settings.

2,000

Volunteer Centre Dorset

Dorset

Towards 'Positive Pathways', a project that gives volunteering opportunities to older prisoners at HMPs Dorchester and Guys Marsh.

2,000

 

 

Total Penal Grants

37,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total All Grants

115,800


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registered Charity Number:  220881