Olive and Jesse Palmer Fund

Grants of £1,000-£3,000 are available to groups that are based in Peterborough working to help local young people with a learning disability to access positive activities and opportunities to develop their full potential.

Recent Awards

Beat This CIC received £2,400 to provide specialist equipment for the new community music centre which will be used by people with disabilities or facing disadvantage.

The Froglife Trust received £1,000 to run a scheme supporting 200 young people to take part in positive activities linked to conservation and the environment in their local community.

The Lava Lamp Nightclub received £4,043 to run four Lavalamp events, which will provide people with learning difficulties an opportunity to attend DJ Workshops.

Peterborough Area Down's Syndrome Group received £5,000 to set up a Speech Therapy group for babies and toddlers who have Down's Syndrome and their families.