Whom have we helped?
The trust has over the years helped many hundreds of individuals and groups. Please read the following anonymised examples to get an idea of the work of the Foundation.
A 16 year old from Sheffield – attending a drama college in London, applied for a grant to help with travel expenses to enable her to return home to Sheffield due to ongoing hospital visits. Grant awarded - £1,100.
A 23 year old from Sheffield - volunteering through the International Citizen Service (ICS) for three months in Nepal, needed to raise £800. The volunteer had managed to raise £600. Grant awarded - £200.
A 30 year old from Sheffield – studying a Language Course at Sheffield City College, applied for a grant for childcare fees. Grant awarded - £600.
A 9 year old from Sheffield – attending weekly English and Maths lessons, at a Sheffield Dyslexia Organisation. Grant awarded £600 for an academic year.
A not for profit Sheffield choir – applied for a grant to enable them to subsidise 20 members attending the Voices Now festival in London. The singers were aged between 11-18 and were from schools across Sheffield. Grant awarded - £400.
A Musical Theatre Company/Charity – applied for a grant to support their project promoting early years music education across the City providing a theatre production. The project benefitted children in early years foundation stage and key stage 1 in Sheffield. Grant awarded - £1,500.
A Martial Arts Group from Sheffield – applied for a grant to enable them to represent Great Britain in the WTKA World Championships in Italy. The group needed to raise over £12,000 to attend. Grant awarded - £2,000.