RoLo/Community Chest awards for Autumn 2017

RoloCommunityChestUpdateThe Big Warsop/RoLo Community Chest panel met recently to consider applications for the latest round of funding. The panel decided to award £3,013 to twelve different groups in the Autumn 2017 round of funding:

£495 to Clearways Counselling Services – for room hire

£225 to Wigglies (playgroup) – for furniture, equipment, craft materials

£325 to Voices of the Vale Children’s Show Choir – for t-shirts, sound equipment etc

£250 to The Oaklands Reminisce Café – for a bingo machine, music system, art materials

£200 to Meden Vale Playscheme – for disco/rent/snacks and supplies

£238 to Inner Wheel Club of Warsop – for stainless steel folding table

£250 to Friends of Meden Vale – for gardening tools and equipment

£400 to Warsop Youth Club – for the hire of PA system for Christmas Fair

£230 to St Theresa’s Community Café – for kettles, pans, freezer and utensils

£150 to Market Warsop FC U11s – for training equipment, subs bench, rain jackets

£100 to Warsop Children’s Centre – for Christmas gifts for 100 children

£150 to Warsop Junior Transport Club – for Christmas market stall/advert etc

Since the RoLo/Community Chest fund was launched in 2013 a total of £38,118 has been awarded to 50 local groups, charities and community projects, including a £12,543.50 contribution from the Rotary Club of Warsop, Shirebrook and District. The type of group and activities that have benefited from funding are as follows:

30% of funding has been awarded to local community groups

29% of funding has benefited activities for children and young people

15% of funding has been for projects that improve the local environment

9% of funding has been awarded for training and education

8.5% of funding has been granted to local sports clubs

6% of funding has been awarded to local charities

2.5% of funding has been granted to wellbeing activities

You can read more about how the funding has been allocated and how some of it has been spent by local groups in our RoLo/Community Chest update.