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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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B P Collins donates £10,000 to five Bucks charities

£10,000 donated to 5 Bucks charities  Local Bucks charity, Aylesbury Women’s Aid ‘Helping Hands’, which helps mothers and their children who have experienced domestic violence, has received £3000 from B P Collins – a law firm based in Gerrards Cross. The decision comes after all staff at the law firm met with each charity and… View Article
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Teenagers make a powerful film showing the stress & strain young carers face

Today, on Young Carer’s Day, a group of teenagers from Bourne End, are encouraging teachers to provide support in schools. A group of young carers have made a hard-hitting film showing how stressful it can be juggling responsibilities both at home and in school. The film, which was made by Fixers, the charity which gives… View Article
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Funding provides valuable experiences for young carers

Carers Bucks is a charity that supports unpaid family carers. They were awarded funding last year from the Kop Hill Climb fund to use towards outings and activities for young carers. These included an overnight trip to London to go sightseeing and to the theatre; a day trip to London for a girl’s self esteem… View Article
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Caldecotte Xtreme Challenge 2017

Climb, abseil, scramble, crawl, strike, canoe, run and wade to the finish. Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th March 2017 Make up a team of 4 and tackle a new and unique event at the Caldecotte Xtreme Challenge 2017. Test yourselves against a whole range of obstacles and challenges and you’ll learn what you can do… View Article
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