Strategic Grants 2016
In 2016 six grants of up to £30,000 were awarded to:
Africa Advocacy Foundation
To develop a capacity building programme on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) for organisations and frontline professionals who work with children, young people, women and families in the DCT area.
For an artist in residence programme to establish Deptford Lounge as a cultural centre, including the creation of a volunteer scheme.
To employ a part-time Programme Coordinator/Outreach Worker to free up the Director and Finance Manager’s time, with a view to increasing sustainability.
To continue part-funding the Access to Housing and Treatment project with the addition of a women-only service.
Entelechy Arts Ltd
For a film project for older residents that reduces isolation and improves health and wellbeing. The project also seeks to engage new residents of the DCT area.
The Samaritans of Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark
For the existing post of Community Outreach Worker.