We support the Cornwall 100 Club (C100), which is part of the Cornwall Community Foundation (CCF), both financially and by providing our time and expertise. The latest Grants Panel meeting in March 2014 had applications totalling over £32,000 to appraise and decide whether to support. After much deliberating on the many worthy causes, 10 applications we agreed to be supported. The total amount to be granted out was £17,694. An amazing amount really going towards groups such as St John Village Hall, The Seeds Project and Falmouth & Penryn Sea Cadets.
Another project that was supported was The Sculpture Workshop CIC in Wadebridge. They were seeking funding to deliver unique creative workshops to people who have never been sculpturally creative before and enable them to unlock their own talent. The workshops have been developed over several years to a point where anyone of any age, gender cultural or academic background can participate, engage and benefit from this activity. With this project they will target those hard to reach like young parents, carers, those suffering bullying or social isolation. George was delighted to be able to visit their base and present them with a cheque for £1,899 towards their latest project.
The next round of Grants will be awarded in September and for more information please do visit the C100 website.