HPC Community Fund Small Grants Programme

 

 

Funded projects

Organisation Summary Grant awarded Link to HPC
Air Cadets 290 Squadron Detachment Burnham and Highbridge Adventure training control facility £4,158 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and building community resilience
Bridgwater Carnival Gangs & Features Association Skills development to enhance HPC employability and help secure the future of the carnival £4,200 Accessing the opportunities of HPC
Bridgwater Cricket Club Refurbishing Bridgwater Cricket Club’s artificial wicket to keep play going in all weathers £3,501 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers
Bridgwater Photographic Society AV equipment for Sydenham Community Centre £5,000 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Men’s Shed (BOSHed) Increasing accessibility to Burnham and Highbridge Men’s Shed £4,780 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Somerset Restoring historic fingerposts within a 10-mile radius of HPC £5,000 Enhancing local environment to maintain attractiveness to local residents and tourists
Crowcombe Parish Council Footpath construction to avoid dangerous road £4,800 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Cruse Bereavement Care Setting up a telephone counselling service to overcome traffic impacts on Cruse volunteers £4,000 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Fiddington Parish Council Community defibrillator for Fiddington and Coultings £5,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and building community resilience
Friends of Berrow Beach Equipment purchase for Berrow Beach clean-up £2,650 Enhancing local environment to maintain attractiveness to local residents and tourists
Friends of Minehead First School Developing the outdoor play area at Minehead First School £6,648 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers
In Charley’s Memory Outreach work for mental health support work in and around the Bridgwater area for young people up to 24 years old, and roll out counselling services. £10,000 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Live Naturally Set up of a trampoline club and increase access to healthy eating courses, promoting community cohesion and increased quality of life in impacted communities around Bridgwater. £2,498 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Lydeard St Lawrence Primary School PTFA Increasing capacity for breakfast and after-school clubs £2,500 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Middlezoy Arts Strengthening community cohesion in Middlezoy through arts, the environment and heritage craft £5,000 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Minehead Cycling Club Establishing the Minehead Grand Prix as an annual cycling event £10,000 Enhancing community events programme to maintain local attractiveness to local residents and tourists
Minehead Museum Enhancing facilities at Minehead Museum £4,426 Enhancing community events and tourist programme to maintain local attractiveness to local residents and tourists
Nourish Running a breast-feeding and parental support group in Cannington to support families £9,056 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and their families
Old Cleeve Community Hall Repairing Old Cleeve Community Hall to keep it a centre of community life £5,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers
Quantock Players Theatre lighting equipment £1,589 Enhancing community events programme in an area hosting workers and their families
Samaritans of Taunton and Somerset A three-year volunteer-led outreach project to support vulnerable people across Somerset £10,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and building community resilience
Sir William Godolphin Regiment at Foote Developing interest in local heritage, support for local history curriculum in schools and a re-enactment of the Battle of Sedgemoor to take place in Bridgwater in 2020. £5,000 Enhancing community events programme in an area hosting workers and their families
SPARC Sport CIC Support community cohesion in impacted communities around Bridgwater through sport and a focus on youth services. £2,850 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Spaxton Village Hall Installation of a new outdoor community gym in Spaxton £1,907 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and their families
St Francis Holiday Club Supporting disadvantaged families with summer holiday entertainment in the parish of St Francis, Bridgwater £5,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers
Stockland Sports Club Refurbish community facilities £5,000 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
The Monkton Players Modern lighting equipment for West Monkton Village Hall £4,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers and their families
The Quantock Foodbank A new foodbank in Watchet and Williton £2,563 Community-led project responding to HPC impacts on community well-being and quality of life
Wembdon Cricket Club Support towards ground maintenance equipment for Wembdon Cricket Club, Bridgwater £5,000 Strengthening communities in an area hosting workers
Wilstockhub Supporting a feasibility study for Wilstockhub £5,000 This small grants application is connected to a major grants application to strengthen community facilities in an area hosting workers
Work-wise Supporting low-skilled people to take advantage of HPC employment opportunities £4,833 Connecting community to opportunities at HPC