Strategic Grants 2012
In 2012 eight grants of up to £30,000 were awarded to:
170 Community Project
To deliver targeted employability outreach sessions aimed at supporting 50 young people presenting as longer term NEET.
To provide accredited training and employment placements in cooking and catering for 10 young people supported by Lewisham Leaving Care Services.
Entelechy Arts Limited
To consolidate the delivery of a programme of activities supporting isolated older residents in the Deptford and New Cross area.
Irie! Dance Theatre
To support the development of facility management skills, through training and mentoring, to enable IRIE! Dance to manage the Moonshot Centre, on behalf of LBL.
Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network
To employ a capacity building worker to support new migrant communities as individuals and to develop the capacity of new migrant communities in the DCT area.
To facilitate the development of a Deptford cohort of Lewisham Citizens, through training and contribution to the salary of the local organiser.
Millwall Community Scheme
To deliver “On the Ball” training to adults who have been unemployed for over 3 months.
To develop young people as Citizen Journalists, encouraging youth leadership and involvement in local community issues.