Fund recipients

See the projects we are currently supporting with our Community Fund.

Autumn 2022

We supported 35 projects in our second funding pay-out of 2022, donating a total of £40,980.00 across the islands. 

Jersey


Autism Jersey 

Mindfulness Workshops for Parent / Carers 

These workshops are designed for parents / carers of autistic individuals. These sessions will help with day-to-day life, help support with coping strategies for day-to-day and the reduction of anxiety they may feel. £1000 will enable them deliver 20 sessions for parent / carers - online and face-to-face. Approx. 10 adults attending each session

Category: Health & Wellbeing

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

JAYF (Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship) 

Charity Marketing Materials. Having recently launch their new website and brand JAYF, we are looking for funding to purchase charity branded marketing materials.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £619* 

 

Jersey Child Care Trust 

Best Start Plus Nursery Funding Programme: The Programme funds part-time (up to 12 hours a week) nursery placements for children aged between 2-3 years old who are not meeting their age expected developmental milestones at two and whose families are living in or just above the poverty line. Funding is needed to provide three family events/pop in sessions for the families we are supporting and provide ‘busy boxes’ to engage in activities with their children at home. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £1140 

 

Sanctuary Trust 

Level 1 culinary course: Highlands College apprenticeship culinary course to help one of the residents to better his education and lower his chances of reoffending if he can secure work in his field of interest 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £1600 *

 

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association - Jersey Branch 

Recycling donated books : Since 1994 we have been holding book sales to raise funds to train guide dogs and have raised £503,000 to date.  Funds to cover expenses relating to book sales

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £564 

Nature Base 

Pop Up Nature Play in the Park: To run ‘Pop Up’ Nature Play/ Forest School sessions in Millbrook Park woodland for families to access for free cultivating positive nature connection, holistic well-being and healthy child development. Funding will be used on our Forest School Explorer pack – Resource planning pack supporting exploration and imaginative outdoor play with social and communication skills 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £2238 

 

Jersey Island Singers 

 Student support scheme: We are opening our choir to students 16-24 and want to offer musical support to help supplement their education.

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education

Amount donated: £1600* 

 

Acorn Woodshack

Save Our Blades!  The Acorn Woodshack needs a metal detector to detect nails and screws buried in the demolition timber we reuse. Cheaper handheld devices are not powerful enough for the job and we are still damaging expensive saw blades. The metal detector required is a Quest X10 Pro Metal Detector 

Category: Supporting inclusion

Amount donated: £219 

 

Jersey Rugby Football Club Minis & Juniors 

Training pitch hedge : Following the felling of the trees which bordered our training pitch, we’d like to plant a new hedge to provide protection from wind and improve the surrounding environment. 

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1200

Trinity Football and Social Club 

One-off pitch patch up : The pitch at Riley Field is poor and suffered from water-logging last winter and drought this summer The JFA have reported that the pitch may become too dangerous to use.  We are seeking funding to buy grass seed to improve the usability of our pitch and reduce any risk of injury so that our boys and girls can play safely throughout the winter.

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £945 

 

GROW Jersey, operating under NPO Thrive Jersey 

Accessible picnic benches : GROW Jersey offers social and therapeutic horticulture while providing education and awareness on issues such as the climate emergency, biodiversity loss, and soil management. It also helps people who struggle to afford healthy food by growing fruit and vegetables. Funding is for 4 picnic tables from the La Moye prison workshop for our volunteers and community users. 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £800* 

 

Jersey Mencap 

Pond Project :  Students from Highlands College and Mont a l'Abbe school access sessions at the pond, spending time in nature and learning about land management. We would really like to enhance our site accessibility with the addition of an eco composting timber toilet. 

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1500 

 

Focus on Mental Illness 

Focus UP : Focus UP, is made up of volunteers severely affected by mental illness and family/carers. They aim to empower users and carers to be the voice involvement and improvement in all services that affect their lives. 

Category: Equality & diversity

Amount donated: £2000 

 

NSPCC Jersey 

Letting the Future In  : etting the Future In is a ground-breaking therapeutic service run by NPSCC Jersey that helps children and young people rebuild their lives after the impacts of sexual abuse. The therapeutic sessions use a wide variety of art materials, toys and sensory resources, to explore and support their past emotions and future hopes within their journey to recovery. We are in need of key equipment, such as canvases, painting kits, sensory toys, in order to run these sessions

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £2000 

 

Brighter Futures, St Vincent de Paul and JAYF 

To Provide Period Products to Women in the Community : Provide period products to vulnerable women, or women on very low incomes through the support services and food banks. £600 per organisation to allow them to purchase period products through the Co-op (at perhaps a discounted rate) to try and meet the ever-increasing need of their clients

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £1800 

 

Finni’s Ark Sanctuary 

Animal therapy and education : Finni’s ark is an animal sanctuary that also provides animal therapy to anyone who may benefit. We would like to adapt a small van to make transporting our therapy animals to care homes schools etc.

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £500 

Beresford Street Kitchen 

Equipment for The BSK Academy : As we head into our 2nd year, we will have double the amount of attendees and so need more equipment for the classroom. This grant will help fund equipment for the academy such as a printer, laptops and interactive white boards. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £2000 

 

JSPCA Animals' Shelter 

Pat & Chat  : Pat & Chat is an adults-only monthly group session that gives the older members of our community to meet over coffee and biscuits and enjoy the company of some of the animals. The aim of this group is to combat loneliness and promote good mental health The funds would also be spent on the drinks, biscuits and cakes for 12 months. We usually have around 20-25 visitors per month. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £900 

 

The Maggie Keswick Jencks Cancer Caring Centres Trust 

Lightening the Load : The Lightening the Load project provides a safe space for people to talk to our psychologist or a chance to practice relaxation and mindfulness. The funding will contribute towards relaxation courses and 1-to-1 sessions, both of which are run by our Clinical Psychologist and Programme Team. 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £1260 

 

Jersey Beekeepers' Association

Beefield Viewing Apiary : This part of our project is to have a stock of beekeeping suits that will be available to visiting students, children and guests on our bee field. The purchase of 10 beekeeping suits which are to be kept on the bee field to comply with hive bio security and the reduction of disease transmission. The suits will be available for visiting groups inspecting the bees up close. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education

Amount donated: £1191 

 

  


Guernsey


Guernsey Welfare Service 

Welfare office and foodbank : Guernsey Welfare offers support to low-income households primarily through its foodbank and voucher assistance but also via other projects. The grant will be used to purchase a new printer for our Welfare office, primarily to print our vouchers but also for other general office needs .

Category: Supporting local

Amount donated: £350 

Man Club (Channel Islands) 

Funding for rental of meeting space : Man Club provides mental health support services for men. It does this primarily through the formation and support of men’s ‘talking’ groups. Man Club’s support services compliment counselling, coaching, therapy and mental health treatments provided by others. These funds are specifically for 6 months rental of the Vale Rec club house where we meet every fortnight. 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £780 

St John’s Village Community Group 

Coffee & Friendship: The group provide a space within St John’s Church spend one morning a week for the local community who may be feeling isolated or lonely. The funds will be used for refreshments, advertising, board games and colouring equipment, heating and lighting and IT support for seniors  

Category: Health & wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1000 

 

GirlGuiding Guernsey 

Purchase of child resuscitation manikins for training: To purchase at least two child resuscitation manikins to be used in training First Response.  This course is undertaken by all leaders who look after girls and young women and is vital for their safety. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education

Amount donated: £500 

 

Health Connections LBG 

Community Transport Service:  Our transport service takes isolated people with unmet transport needs to their essential appointments and activities. This funding will help towards 40 first aid kits for their fleet of cars.

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £424* 

  

Autism Guernsey 

Music Therapy for Individuals with Autism: To help with the running of music therapy sessions. These take place on a weekly 1:1 basis in individuals' homes. The Music therapist will tailor their approach to meet the needs of each individual, working to build a therapeutic relationship and to foster interaction through live improvised music using a wide range of instruments, songs and music technology

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £1920 

 

Edible Guernsey 

Soft fruit area expansion: We intend to use any funds granted to expand the area we currently have planted to soft fruit.  Fruit produced will be sold on our Hedge Veg shed.  The proceeds from sales will be ploughed back into expanding the area we are using to grow fruit and vegetables. Funds will go toward a fruit cage and fruit bushes  

Category: Supporting local & Fairtrade

Amount donated: £600 

  

Guernsey Fostercare and Adoption Association 

Welcome Boxes: Many children enter foster care with few belongings and with their future unknown this is a time of high anxiety. The welcome box is a very simple way to comfort a child when they enter foster care. There is a general list of essentials such as journals, fleecy blanket, colouring books, pencils and crayons, but the social worker will add things that are specific to the child in order that it feels more personal. The funds will go towards creating these boxes.

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £750 

 

St Matthew's church Map group 

Pedestrian access gate to church field: The grant will help provide a wooden gate in keeping with the rural aspect of the area and to clear a short path into the field from a safer entry point, to be accessible to the community including baby buggy and wheelchair users.

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £500 

 

The Better Journey Project 

Development & scaling fund: The Better Journey Project is a recently launched community project leading the way to more sustainable travel​, whilst also improving wellbeing, mental health and reducing on-island emissions through modal transportation shift. Funding will help towards operational costs. 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £1500* 

 

St Peter's Church, St. Pierre du Bois

Monthly Lunch Club (for Seniors):  We host a cooked two course nutritious meal for around 20 people most of whom are at least 75 years old.  The focus is to reduce social isolation, increase social connectedness and provide a safe and predicable place for more vulnerable in the community. 

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £1080 

 

Channel Islands Air Search 

Interactive Smart Boards for Emergency Briefings: We are a Search & Rescue Organisation that is called out for Emergency searches in the Channel Islands.  The interactive boards will enable us to deliver a relevant & detailed briefing to the crew and will assist us to complete our pre-flight checklists in a more efficient manner. 

Category: Health & wellbeing

Amount donated: £2000 

 

The Smile for Georgie Foundation 

The Smile for Georgie Foundation Nature Reserve: Creating a Nature Reserve at Creve Coeur in Guernsey. We are planning on installing picnic benches on the nature reserve and this sum will go towards meeting a part of this cost 

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1500* 

 

The Clean Earth Trust 

The Clean Earth Trust is a local charity working to limit human impact on our environment. They run many successful projects including weekly beach cleans/surveys and a repair cafe. Running costs for the Charity will enable the weekly workshops to run and push forward with advancing on legislation/policy for items such as plastic free Guernsey and smoke free beaches. 

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1500* 

 

Le Marchant Ward 

Day Room Facilities: The grant will help further equip our current dayroom with a hot drinks machine for relatives and patients and also especially adaptive chairs so patients who cannot sit in normal chairs can also enjoy the facilities of the day room.  

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £1500 

  


Spring 2022

We supported 39 projects in our first funding pay-out of 2022, donating a total of £39,766 across the islands. 

Jersey

 

The National Trust for Jersey 

Volunteer Engagement. Engaging with the general public, corporates and other charities in conservation and habitat management. To purchase First aid kit, sun hat and sickles for volunteers 

Category: Preserving the local environment 

Amount donated: £1,203
 

Mont Nicolle School 

School Garden and Pond. To develop the use of the school garden and pond to promote pupil wellbeing, outdoor learning and pupil enterprise. Also, will help to grow produce to sell in their honesty store and will be re-invested in the garden. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £350* 
 

The Jersey Youth Trust 

YES project - drop-in resources. The YES project is a service providing free confidential advice, guidance and counselling for young people under 25 years. They are in need of upgrading their furnishings / layout of the drop-in centre to ensure it is comfortable, secure and welcoming for young people to access the service. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £2,500 

 

Jersey Brain Tumour Charity 

Community Support - Funds will support rent to hold regular buddy meetings for those diagnosed or impacted by a Brain Tumour (BT) and who might be struggling to maintain their pre-BT way of life or are recovering from BT treatments including operations. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,500 

 
Focus on Mental Illness 

Family Work Intervention. Focus on Mental Illness provide evidence-based therapeutic family work to those affected by severe mental illness and their family members. Funds will help provide administration for both families, assessment for up to 12 people, and 12 sessions of family therapy for two families. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £2,200 

 

10th Jersey (St. Brelade) Scout Group 

First Aid: Youth Training. Purchase of a training version of the Group's new defibrillator for the premises, so youth members can learn how to use a defibrillator should it ever become necessary. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £375 

 

Carry in Cloth 

Cloth Nappy Scheme. To help encourage more parents to give cloth a go and help people on this scheme to choose to reuse. 

Category: Preserving the local environment 

Amount donated: £600 

 

Jersey Hospice Care 

Summer Garden Planting. This project will bring summer flowers to the garden to make it a beautiful space for people to enjoy and provide patients and their families a place to reflect, breathe and take a moment when they need it most. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Room 2 Talk Ltd 

Future fundraising. To purchase equipment for future fundraising/awareness raising activities by attending markets/events etc to raise awareness of who we are and what we do 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,300 

 
St Luke's Church 

Afternoon Teas for Elderly Parishioners. St Luke's has been offering afternoon tea to those over 70 who live in the parish. It has been a well-received series of events that help to bring members of the community together and beat loneliness for the elderly generation. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £350 

 

Jersey Mencap 

Book Club @ the library. A new facilitator and volunteer have created a new energy and members want to expand the learning and activities at the book clubThey have developed a list of resources to help them achieve this. The money will be spent on specialist learning resources. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £500* 

 

Brook Jersey 

Promotional items. Having recently moved to new premises, Brook are using the fund to help print professional leaflets, opening timecards, pens and other promotional items made up to distribute to young people and professionals. 

Category: Health & Wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

Acorn Enterprises 

Acorn Reuse Metal Recycling Project. Acorn are setting up a metal recycling project in the new Acorn Reuse donations centre in Trinity. The grant pays for tools needed for the metal recycling project: toolboxes, cordless screwdrivers, screwdrivers, magnets, and bits  

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £450 

 

Oxygen Therapy (Jersey) Limited 

16-25 Neurological Support Group. A support group for 16–25-year-olds with long term neurological conditions. The group meets twice a month, and the fund will help support with some offsite activities with the group throughout the year. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,400 

 

Padel For All 

Equipment Costs. Padel is a very new sport and Jersey is about to have one of the largest facilities in the UK. As it is a new sport, the funds will help to buy rackets and other equipment which is vital for the club to be able to run our schools' programs, so all children can play and enjoy the sport regardless of any social standing. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

Jersey Cheshire Home 

Dinamap Monitor. The Dinamap Monitor is used by Hospital teams and is licenced under the medical law for delivering the right and accurate readings of the Human vital signs. The monitor is also capable of alerting the clinician/nurses to changes in the patient's condition or when it is unable to effectively monitor the patient's condition. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,476 

 

Family First 

Family Area. Family First support families whose children are receiving cancer treatment, teenagers with mental health illnesses as well as babies that are born prematurely. We would like to make our office more inviting and a bright and comfortable place for families to visit us. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,172 

 

The Boatman Centre 

The Boatman Centre - Education and Wellness. The Boatman Centre aim is for children, families and adults to be supported as quickly as possible, with no long waiting lists, no referral needed and no daunting paperwork. We focus on all aspects of physical, emotional, social, academic, and mental well-being. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Touch Trust Therapy at Mont a L'Abbé School 

Touch Trust Therapy Sessions. These provide multisensory touch-based music and movement sessions for children with profound disabilities and complex needs. Funds will help enhance this space with specialist sensory lighting to further provide for the needs of the children and to create a beautiful and inviting space. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation 

Amount donated: £1,698 

 

States of Jersey Prison Service 

Coffee Briquettes. To help recycle spent coffee grounds from businesses across the island into an alternative eco-friendly fuel source, from the big franchise coffee chains to independently owned coffee shops, cafes, and restaurants.  

Category: Supporting local & Fairtrade 

Amount donated: £750* 

 

Jersey Heritage 

Website Accessibility Project. Jersey Heritage wish to make some immediate improvements to our website to improve the accessibility issues. They aim to invest in the UserWay app which will immediately help users with impairments. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £490 

 

  


Guernsey

Bright Beginnings children's centre 

Funding for support services. A number of services and classes are offered to parents and carers and no charge is made to participants for these. While some participants donate, this is voluntary, and the charity are will use the contribution towards the annual catering costs. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation 

Amount donated: £500 

 

Guernsey Disability Alliance LBG 

Accessibility -the benefits of improved accessibility in the community. For specialist training for GDA members to be able to talk to the media or make presentations or videos and sharing great accessibility stories from the community to encourage the island to improve accessibility and equality of access to everyday activities.  

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,500* 

 

Guernsey Friends of Maggie's 

Lightening the Load. The Lightning the Load project benefits people in a variety of ways, including providing a safe space for people to talk to a Maggie's psychologist or a chance to practice relaxation and mindfulness. Support groups take place both in the Centre and online. The funding will contribute towards relaxation courses and 1-to-1 sessions. 

Category: Health & wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,260 

 

Headway Guernsey 

Weekly cognitive and social session. A weekly session for members who are at greatest risk of isolation, due to their age and their brain injury. Costs applied for cover 1 session a week for a year. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £2,140 

 

St John Guernsey LBG 

Community First Responder Scheme. The CFR's can attend an incident if it is in their vicinity and often are the first on the scene, before the ambulance arrives. The money will be spent to train and equip and the ongoing support for one responder. 

Category: Health & wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Guernsey Voluntary Service 

Day Centre Music Therapy. Music therapy reduces anxiety and physical effects of stress reduces depression and other symptoms in the elderly. Funding will go towards the cost of the weekly sessions throughout the year. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Men's Shed Guernsey 

Public Access Defibrillator. The Men's Shed Guernsey membership consists predominantly of men of retirement age and may be vulnerable to heart conditionsFunds will have an on-site a public access defibrillator (PAD) installed so that we may meet any on-site cardiac emergency. 

Category: Health & Wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Floral Forest 

Fairy doors. Forest Primary School and Le Rondin children are to decorate wooden fairy doors and the best 20 used in a new walking trail from the National Trust Les Caches Farm in July this year. Decorating the doors will help with the mental wellbeing of the children and be a fun activity. 130 Wooden fairy doors 

Category: Health & Wellbeing 

Amount donated: £52 

 

St Mary & St Michael Catholic Primary School PTFA 

Sensory Garden. To create a sensory garden within the grounds of our school. A sensory garden is all about stimulating and engaging the five basic senses of sight, smell, sound, touch and taste. Funds will be used to purchase outdoor musical instruments for our sensory garden. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £500 

 

Liberate LBG 

Liberate Art Club. An inclusive creative space to improve and maintain mental health, reduce isolation and loneliness and develop artistic skills. The money will be spent on art products to make art more accessible to our members (e.g. easels) and replenishing our stock. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,500 

 

Friends of Sark School (FoSS) 

Sark School Playground Project. We wish to provide commercial play equipment and safety surfacing to create a modern space, focused on fostering creativity and development of the students’ physical skills, and to enrich both the school day, and our islands younger generations futures. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation 

Amount donated: £500* 

 

Russels Day Centre 

Bridging the gap art competition. Socially isolated older adults and pupils of St Martins Primary school will work together to make portraits of Queen Elizabeth prior to her Platinum Jubilee, the plan is to award prizes for category winners and to display all entries Funds will go towards art materials and prizes 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £100 

 

Health Connections LBG 

Talking Café. The Talking Cafe project enables local cafes to host one of our Community Connector volunteers who can encourage isolated, frail and elderly people in the community to meet new people, make new friends and get connected to support on our online directory when they visit the cafe. The funds will enable the charity to buy tablets and portable printers for the Community Connectors 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £1000* 

 

The Monnaie Fellowship Trust LBG 

The Jeanne Groves Wheelchair Walkway. Our proposal is to construct a one metre wide, wheelchair-friendly walkway along the north and west sides of our field which is adjacent to the Monnaie Chapel. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £1000* 

 

Guernsey Cheshire Home 

Community Socialisation. To enable our residents to continue to socialise with the wider community by providing and maintaining the transport required for them to achieve, and benefit from, such socialisation. Funding would go to insurance and servicing of the vehicle.  

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility  

Amount donated: £1,500* 

 

Wigwam Support Group 

Holiday Music Project. To run sessions for children in the holidays, each custom made for children's disability. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility  

Amount donated: £1,600 

 

Guernsey Senior Citizens Association 

Social Activity. Provide monthly meetings for 42 elderly members and two lunches at local hotels. Other activities are encouraged such as board games and bingo. Funds will go towards a free summer lunch to members and a Christmas tea party. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £800 

 
Grow LTD 

Relining of our Water Tanks. Grow Ltd has relocated temporarily (18 months), whilst our redevelopment happens but our new/temp site does not have a reliable water source and we are relying fully on the collection of rainwater. We will use any funds granted to us toward the upkeep and maintenance or our water tanks. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility  

Amount donated: £1,000*

 *Partial funding

2021 recipients

Autumn 2021

We supported 29 projects in October 2021, donating a total of £25,016 across the islands. 

Jersey

First Tower School 

To buy equipment and furnishings for the nurture provision. Supporting the increasing number of pupils identified with social, emotional and mental health needs. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £800* 

 

Jersey Mencap 

Social clubs for adults living with family carers. The funds will support a programme of health, wellbeing and respite opportunities including fitness, yoga, zumba, walks, day trips and indoor activities. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £500* 

 

Gorey Youth Project 

Supporting young people to refurbish and redesign a room in their youth club. The space will provide a calm environment and safe space in which to improve their mental health and wellbeing. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £550 

 

Sanctuary Trust 

To help with the renovation costs of the property to enable the safe accommodation of a further six bedrooms and a therapy room for homeless men. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

BeachAbility 

Helping to make the island’s beaches accessible to all. Funds will support purchase of new accessibility equipment/storage at St Brelade’s Bay. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £2,000* 

 

Project Linus UK, Jersey 

Setting up a club and space for monthly knit'n'natter meetings for islanders. Funds will be used for room hire costs. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £500 

 

Caring Cooks 

To aid the setup of a school kitchen with equipment to run a Let’s Get Cooking Programme for school children to learn the importance of nutrition, diet and good food. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Aureole Music 

Providing a coordinated programme of music in care homes and day care centres, offering professional standard music performances and a qualified music therapist. Funds will help pay for song books. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £506* 

 

Jersey Child Care Trust 

Special Needs Inclusion Programme - to enable and support the inclusion of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities to access mainstream private nurseries in Jersey.  

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £960 

 

The Resolution Centre 

Creating a peer mediation scheme in a primary school. The funds will be used to supplement the design, development, delivery and initial set up costs of creating the scheme and rolling it out. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation 

Amount donated: £1,500* 

 

Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust (Jersey Zoo) 

To create a trail of sensory and reflective experiences, designed to inspire meaningful connections to nature. Helping to re-connect people with the natural world, and inspire visitors to take responsibility for our planet. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £700* 

 

Friends of Mont a L'Abbe School 

Enhancing the outdoor area by replacing learning toys/equipment to help children engage with each other and learn new skills.  

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £500* 

 

Tabor Park Association 

To purchase a defibrillator at the site, for residents and for the local community to use. Funds will also provide training. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £1,500 

 

NSPCC Jersey 

Support the NSPCC’s Pregnancy in Mind scheme, a preventative group work programme for parents-to-be who are experiencing or at risk of mild to moderate perinatal anxiety and depression. 

Category: Health & wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Many Happy Returns Jersey 

Many Happy Returns Jersey supplies reusable party kits to offer an accessible and easy way to avoid waste from disposables. Funds will help provide safe, secure storage for party items. 

Category: Preserving the local environment 

Amount donated: £400* 

 

Jersey Recovery College 

To develop a short course for local people who have recently received a Cancer diagnosis, to support them proactively with their mental health. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1000 

 

  


Guernsey 

Health Connections LBG 

Voluntary Community Transport Service - funds will go towards the annual licence fee for an IT system that enables the charity to more easily co-ordinate the service. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Fairtrade Guernsey Steering Group  

Enhancing the group’s communications capacity and enabling them to purchase items such as banners in the run-up to Fairtrade Fortnight 2022. 

Category: Supporting local & Fairtrade 

Amount donated: £900* 

 

Autism Guernsey 

Funds will help with the delivery of their Earlybird Plus programme. Working in partnership with parents of autistic children aged 4-9 years to support their children’s development. 

Category: Health and wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

Guernsey Mobility Let's Go 

Guernsey Mobility Lets Go group delivers sporting activity to people with various disabilities or mobility issues. The donation will help with the hire of community facilities. 

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

Forest Primary School 

Funds will enable the diverse community of families and friends whose children attend both the Forest and Le Rondin primary schools to have full access to a safe natural outdoor area. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

La Mare de Carteret Primary School  

Funds will support a project to create a Nature Education area for a wide range of ages and diversity of educational needs and difficulties. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £800* 

 

The Guernsey Sylvans Sports Club LBG  

To improve outdoor facilities for the community, and help users make greener transport choices by installing a bike park at the sports club. 

Category: Health & Wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000* 

 

ACTIVE 

To use towards the hire of Beau Sejour sports hall to host local craft fair to help raise money for ACTIVE and showcase local crafts. 

Category: Supporting local & Fairtrade 

Amount donated: £800* 

 

Roustel Ward, Princess Elizabeth Hospital  

Roustel ward is one of the continuing care wards at the hospital. Funds will help staff purchase crockery to be used in a new cafe within the ward community, supporting residents and their visitors. 

Category: Supporting the aging population 

Amount donated: £150 

 

RSPB Guernsey Group  

To buy five pairs of good quality, small, lightweight binoculars for children to use on outings, helping school children to learn about local birds and wildlife. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £500 

 

Les Grand Courtil Tenants Association 

To provide recreational activities to residents of the assisted living centres at Les Grand Courtil and Courtil Jacques.  The funds will help to build ‘Petanque’ bowling area with wheelchair friendly access. 

Category: Health & wellbeing 

Amount donated: £1,000 

 

Les Voies School 

The funds will be used update the outdoor quad area into a space that children can bring learning outdoors, as well as facilitate learning about planting, growing and taking responsibility for the area. 

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £700 

 

Community Savings Guernsey LBG 

To support the set-up of monthly drop-in coffee mornings for islanders needing financial advice and support.  

Category: Inspiring the next generation & education 

Amount donated: £849
 

  


Spring 2021

We supported 28 projects in our first funding pay-out of 2021, donating a total of £24,969 across the islands. 

Guernsey

Rosaire Community Association

Rosiare Community Chorus – a community choir for people over 55. Funds will be spent on a choir facilitator for 40 weeks.

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £1,800*

 

Guernsey Bereavement Service

Grief Café. A safe environment for anyone suffering to have support, build networks and provide the key stepping-stones in the grief process.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £1,470

 

Les Bourgs Hospice

Distributing seed packs at 30th Anniversary events to encourage people to start their own pollinator patches. Working with the Pollinator Project.

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1,000*

 

Relate Guernsey

To provide new furniture for clients, to provide a safe and welcoming environment. Funds will be spent on updating old, broken and poor quality items.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £1,000

 

Castel Primary School PTA

Updating the school library to provide a more comfortable and colourful environment for the children to see a wider selection of books and read them in a more stimulating environment.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £1,000*

 

Styx Centre

To upgrade the main Styx Community Centre kitchen used by 160-180 regular users and community groups on a weekly basis.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £850

 

Guernsey Rovers

Provision of information boards for the Port Soif Nature Trail, to provide an education tool to further explain the flora/fauna and wildlife to be seen.

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £800

 

Diabetes Guernsey

Education Day on June 19th 2021. This event is to provide education and peer support to people living with Diabetes in the Bailiwick. Funds to go towards venue hire and catering.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £700

 

GROW Limited

Purchase of gardening equipment for the charity's training initiatives, teaching people with learning difficulties and disabilities skills in gardening and soft landscaping.

Category: Social inclusion

Amount donated: £695*

 

The Accidental Zoo LBG

Thrive Outside 2021 is providing 1,033 primary school children with a fortnight of outdoor learning opportunities to inspire their ongoing education. Funds will be spent on equipment hire.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £507*

 



Jersey

Jersey Trees for Life

Purchase a fully lockable secure metal waterproof and fireproof storage unit, allowing the old, broken shed to be reused by the grounds team for shelter and wellbeing during increment weather.

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1,900

 

SCOOP The Sustainable Co-operative

SOCIAL.FEED is a new programme to provide high quality produce to young islanders and to welcome them to conversation about food, climate, health and our island's history and culture.

Category: Supporting local

Amount donated: £1,790*

 

National Trust for Jersey

Purchase of equipment for the Plemont Seabird Project, which aims to set up an inter-Island long-term monitoring scheme for seabirds and mammals with the use of automated acoustic recorders.

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £1,605

 

Springfield Primary School

To regenerate and make safe a small patch of ground in the playground. This supports 229 pupils and local families who will benefit from the use of the new equipment.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £1,500*

 

Healing Waves

To purchase new inflatable SUP boards for use by the athletes. This will enable more people to be supported by the charity’s activities.

Category: Social inclusion & accessibility

Amount donated: £1,000*

 

Jersey Action Against Rape

To produce of two podcasts to teach young people about consent and porn safety. It is hoped that the medium will help families start conversations around healthy sexual relations and pornography.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £960*

 

Jersey Cheshire Home

To purchase a new Isla Stand Aid from a local supplier, to enhance the lives of residents who can stand, but not necessarily walk.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £950

 

Brighter Futures

Drawing and talking programme, providing a therapeutic environment for children to explore emotional trauma experienced during the Covid-19 situation. Funding for the training costs.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £900*

 

Jersey Employment Trust

To purchase equipment to support an increased demand for therapeutic services after the pandemic. The funds will be spent on new equipment for creative projects.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £720

 

Le Rocquier School PTA

To support the set-up of a new holistic emotional literacy programme and focused intervention for SEMH students. It is hoped this facility will help 30+ students per year.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £650

 

Family Nursing & Home Care

To purchase Wendyletts sheets to reduce the risk of injury to nurses, carers and family members who may have to help patients change position, and to help make patients more comfortable.

Category: Health and wellbeing

Amount donated: £600*

 

Beresford Street Kitchen

To purchase a new Adobe design suite to improve opportunities for 46 crew with learning disabilities and autism, in the print works and in turn provide a better service to the community.

Category: Social inclusion and accessibility

Amount donated: £599*

 

Highlands College

Creating an outdoor wellbeing area to offer outdoor counselling / group support work to students. Funds will be used for plants, shrubs and art resources to decorate the area.

Category: Social inclusion and accessibility

Amount donated: £500

 

The Inclusion Project

To fund a minibus for young people with additional needs and disabilities attending the Inclusion Project, so that parents don't have to worry about transport.

Category: Social inclusion and accessibility

Amount donated: £400

 

Re-engage

To fund social outings and gifts for 8-10 elderly guests living alone, with health issues which restrict them getting out on their own.

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £300

 

Jersey health service ‘enhanced care boxes’

Enhanced care boxes will help carers engage with patients who have dementia or are in hospital with the need of 1:1 care. This funding will go towards dementia friendly robotic cats.

Category: Supporting the aging population

Amount donated: £300

 

St Luke’s Church Playgroup

To purchase new items such as Tuff Trays, Baby Playmats/Play Gyms, Musical Instrument Sets, Large Books, Play Kitchen equipment, arts and crafts items and smaller puzzles and educational toys.

Category: Inspiring the next generation

Amount donated: £250*

 

JSPCA

To purchase wildlife nets and soft carriers to assist with the rehabilitation of local wildlife such as garden birds, birds of prey and red squirrels.

Category: Preserving the local environment

Amount donated: £223*

 

*partial donation