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grants awarded

The Bishop’s Waltham Educational Institute became a grant making charity in January 2012. Since then the trustees have worked hard to establish a process for applying for and awarding grants.

The trustees have recently awarded grants to the following organisations:
Bishop's Waltham Infant School - to help with the development of new activity equipment for the grounds.
1st Bishop's Waltham Scout Group - to help with the refurbishment of the kitchen area for education and events.
Folk Association of Southern Hampshire (FASH) - to run a folk dance workshop for school children in the local area
Lillypads Pre-school - to purchase a growing garden for the Hoe Road pre-school

Previously grants have also been awarded to:
Bishop's Waltham Youth Club - to enable the replacement of stolen equipment to enhance the experience of children using the club.
The Club with No Name, St Peter's Church, Bishop's Waltham - to purchase games and craft equipment to enhance the youth group.
Bishop's Waltham Museum Trust – to purchase audio equipment for use in the Museum.
Friends of Bishop's Waltham Junior School – to assist in the cost of a whole school theatre trip.
Bishop's Waltham Community Swimming - to purchase recreational and first aid training equipment.
Bishop's Waltham Monday Lunch Club – to assist in the cost of a lunch excursion for its members.
Bishop's Waltham Girl Guide Group – to purchase audio visual equipment for the Guide Hut.
1st Bishop's Waltham Scout Group. Grant awarded to fund a Climbing Wall in the Scout Hut.
Meon Valley Carers. Grant awarded to part fund an Art Therapy Project for Carers.
Bishop's Waltham Gateway Club. Grant awarded to help fund a Social Club for people with learning disabilities.
Bishop's Waltham Thursday Lunch Club. Grant awarded to fund an alternative venue for the elderly persons lunch club during election times when their usual venue is unavailable.