Mind and Soul Choir based in South-East London was awarded funding in April this year, They were formed in 2006 and their objective is to promote mental wellbeing through singing and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness.
We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chairperson; Simon McCall, Barchester’s Commercial Director. After six full-filling years at the helm, Barchester’s CEO, Dr Pete Calveley, has decided it is time to hand over the reins to Simon. D
At the beginning of this year we awarded funding to GW Arts CIC, based in Penryn, Cornwall. Grays Wharf Arts is a not-for-profit arts organisation with a programme of creative community engagement and exhibitions.
We recently awarded a grant to Headspace Bolton, a Community Interest Company established by people with lived experience of mental illness and experienced mental health staff with experience of caring. They support people of all ages to come together and engage in a wide range of high quality…
At the beginning of this year we awarded a funding contribution to a lady called Chantelle who has a diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy. Our grant was used towards the cost of a foldable mobility scooter to help her to improve her independence.
Back in November last year we awarded funding to Real Inspiration CIC. Real Inspiration is a social enterprise that offers training and craft therapy for adults and young people facing social barriers.