The D and J Lloyd Community First Fund
The D and J Lloyd Community First Fund offer grants to support voluntary and community groups working in Cambridgeshire to:
- Provide support and relief to those that are in need, in particular those suffering financial hardship, illness, social isolation or homelessness or negative effects of old age.
- Promote the arts, in particular but not exclusively work to help those at a disadvantage to take part in arts activities.
- Protect the environment and or sites or buildings of historic or architectural importance.
- Promote learning, skills development and education (excluding areas of statutory responsibility) to those that are marginalized or excluded from society.
Bedazzle Projects received £2,000 to provide support towards the costs of the 2017 annual integrated show 'Imagine'.
Cambridge Community Church received £1,400 to provide hampers of Christmas food to 150 disadvantaged people in the Romsey and Abbey areas of Cambridge.
The Meadows Children and Family Wing received £2,500 to provide a course of The Freedom Programme for 12 women who are or who have been affected by Domestic Violence and a weekly 2 hour specialist drop-in for at least 20 women affected by Domestic Violence and their children.
The Ferry Project received £900 to contribute towards providing a 14 bed emergency night shelter for homeless individuals.
Volunteer Centre Fenland received £2,500 to support 25 disadvantaged young people to produce a magazine for young people in Wisbech.
Cambridge Junction received £3,000 to run the Total Arts Film Festival involving at least 60 young people to challenge the preconceptions and expectations of what young people with disabilities can achieve.