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Impact Stories : Aylesbury Youth Action Grant

Grant amount awarded – £8,346.13 Since the Heart of Bucks awarded Aylesbury Youth Action a recent grant, they have engaged with and recruited 69 young people to volunteer on a project, giving them training on issues the older people face daily, communication, listening skills, dementia awareness, and safeguarding. They have continued to work with them… View Article
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Kop Hill Climb 2017 – donations now available

The Kop Hill Climb 2017 This year, Heart of Bucks is delighted to be working in partnership with the Kop Hill Climb to award donations from the proceeds of the Kop Hill Climb event. It’s a fantastic event run by volunteers with the sole aim of raising money to donate to local community projects and charities…. View Article
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General Funding Advice – new events

Funding advice – Chiltern & South Bucks District Councils Chiltern District Council and South Bucks District Council are hosting two information events covering the funding available from HS2 through their Community and Business funds as well as covering general funding advice. You can download full details and a programme for the events here – Chiltern District… View Article
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Impact Stories : Funding for disadvantaged elderly people at Chinnor & Princes Risborough Railway

Heart of Bucks Grant funded: £2,838.00 Thanks to the recent funding provided by Heart of Bucks, the Chinnor and Princes Risborough Railway were able to invite various groups of disadvantaged elderly people, in different types of care situations, along with their support staff, to come and join them on a journey on a steam train. Full… View Article
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Jobs at Heart of Bucks – Grants Administrator

Job Title:  Grants Administrator Purpose: This is a new post to provide administrative support to the Grants Team Responsible to:  Chief Executive Salary £7904pa / £9.50 per hour Job Type: Part Time min.16 hours p/w (Ideally between 9am and 3pm x 3 days per week) Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire Closing Date 2 July 2017.  Job Description… View Article
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Impact Stories:1st Berryfields Scout Group

Grant Applicant: 1st Berryfields Scout Group Grant Amount Awarded: £3,993.00 We’re delighted to update you on the grant that we have been able to make available to 1st Berryfields Scout Group, partly funded from our Rectory Homes Fund 1st Berryfields Scout Group – what they bought: Trailer tents x5 Dining shelters x3 Silva ranger compass Dutch… View Article
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Funding for Youth Projects – Youth Concern Uptown Coffee Bar

Impact Stories – Funding for Youth Projects Read our latest report on the funding for the Youth Concern project in Aylesbury… Grant provided : £6000 We asked the Youth Concern community project to explain how the grant they received from the Heart of Bucks KOP-Hill Climb fund has supported their work. We’ll let them explain in… View Article
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Impact Stories: Funding for homeless charities – AHAG

Grant Amount Awarded £5,000.00 We were delighted to hear from Aylesbury Homeless Action Group (AHAG) recently on how their funding from the Heart of Bucks was used to provide case working hours for an experienced and trained caseworker to work with their clients – who are homeless or facing homelessness. 237 of their service users… View Article
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Funding now available – apply for a grant in South Bucks

The South Bucks Fund South Bucks Fund We’re delighted to announce that The South Bucks Fund is now accepting applications. Funding is available for projects based in the South Bucks area and if you’re interested in finding out how to apply for a grant in South Bucks, full details can be found here – The… View Article
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Youth Bank Grants – Funding for Youth Projects in Buckinghamshire

Heart of Bucks is delighted to be working in partnership with Bucks County Council to offer this funding opportunity to support young people’s projects in Buckinghamshire. The July grants round is now open and closes at  midday on the 28th June 2017. Is this something that would be of interest to you or someone you… View Article
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Lifting the Lid on Poverty this Lent – One Can Trust

Lifting the Lid on Poverty this Lent. As Easter approaches we’re delighted to hear from the team at One Can Trust in High Wycombe who we’ve been able to help with a grant for food bank funding. Over to them for more on their work… Foodbanks in High Wycombe “We’ve been thrilled to hear how many… View Article
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Heart of Bucks Impact Stories – Haddenham Art Group receives a grant of £1,395

Rectory Homes Fund Our Rectory Homes Fund provided support and assistance to the Haddenham Art Group to help them run an art exhibition. Having spent less than was awarded they were also able to include a colouring competition in 16 independent living schemes.  What difference has a Rectory Homes Fund grant made? The Haddenham art group… View Article
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Impact Stories – Rectory Homes Fund & Dinton Cricket Club

Dinton Cricket Club – cricket in the community Situated in Buckinghamshire between Aylesbury and Thame, Dinton Cricket Club is a thriving, friendly village Cricket club in the picturesque village of Dinton. This village cricket club applied for a Heart of Bucks grant from the Rectory Homes Fund.  Dinton Cricket Club was successful in receiving a grant… View Article
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Heart of Bucks Impact Stories – The Rectory Homes Fund

Rectory Homes Fund – helping local groups Heart of Bucks works with donors and sponsors to support local charities and projects that are often close to their heart. The Rectory Homes Fund donated by Rectory Homes is committed to contributing to local causes, often through the Heart of Bucks foundation. Simon Vickers, Chairman and Founder of… View Article
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Play Vale Lottery – a chance to win £25,000!

Win with Vale Lottery! Have you heard about The Vale Lottery? Heart of Bucks is the community foundation for Buckinghamshire and our main aim is to encourage and enable localised ‘giving back’, so that together we can fund a wide range of charitable projects across the county. The wealth of Buckinghamshire means that we live… View Article
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