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Meeting of the Community Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 15/03/2005
Surrey Global Grants 2004



ANNEXE 3
Surrey Global Grants 2004

Surrey Global Grants supports local community groups who provide opportunities for people not in paid work who live in targeted areas of Surrey to develop the skills they need to progress towards paid work, voluntary work or training.

In 2004 the Global Grants target areas in Waverley were Godalming NE & SW and Sandy Hill in Upper Hale. In January 2005 new target areas for Surrey Global Grants were approved. The Global Grants target areas for 2005 & 2006 are Godalming Central & Ockford, Godalming Farncombe & Catteshall, Godalming Binscombe wards, the Sandy Hill estate in Upper Hale and The Chantrys in Farnham.

In 2004 Surrey Global Grants funded 29 community groups and awarded 187,406.18 in grants

In 2004 Surrey Global Grants funded six community groups in Waverley. The total amount awarded to projects based in Waverley was 29,661.67.

Projects based in Waverley funded by Surrey Global Grants in 2004

Name of community group
Amount awarded
Global Grant target area(s)
Grant providing funding for
Community Partners
8,692.00
In three instalments
Target areas in Godalming possibly also supporting people in living in Guildford and WokingWork experience placements for people with learning disabilities – writing, reporting and producing a magazine for people with learning disabilities
    Godalming Social
3,309.67
Target areas in GodalmingSocial and educational activities with embedded encouragement for people aged over 50 (including many people with disabilities) to take up voluntary work
    Heath End Secondary School
2,000.00
Sandy HillFamiliarising young people aged 14-16 years at risk of exclusion from school with community learning and encouraging movement towards vocational learning through IT and basic skills training
Opportunities
9,840.00
Sandy Hill estate in Upper HaleIT training courses for single parents who wish to return to work
Rodborough School
3,220.00
Target areas in GodalmingVocational courses in health & beauty, landscaping, jewellery making and catering for young people aged 14-16 years at risk of exclusion from school
St Marks Active Resident’s Team (SMART)
2,600.00
Target areas in GodalmingDeveloping and implementing a programme of speakers and courses based around employment, education and childcare to encourage resident’s to join the group and volunteer on local projects.
Total amount awarded to projects in Waverley in 2004
29,661.67
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