03:00AM, Wednesday 07 May 2014
Good causes across the Royal Borough have been granted £37,240 by the Prince Philip Trust Fund - following a meeting chaired by its patron the Earl of Wessex.
The following were among those chosen to benefit:
-Tall Ships Youth Trust - £1,200 contribution towards bursaries for four disabled and disadvantaged young people from the Royal Borough to participate in a voyage.
-Berkshire East & South Bucks Women’s Aid – £2,000 towards the Telephone Helpline and services for victims of domestic violence.
-Family Friends in Windsor and Maidenhead - £1,900 towards the development of its Reaching Out project to help disadvantaged groups.
-Berkshire County Blind Society - £2,000 towards its Aktiveyes social activity project for visually impaired people in the Royal Borough.
-Calibre Audio Library - £1,500 contribution towards the costs of providing a postal and internet library service for print disabled people living in the Royal Borough.
-Stage One Youth – Awarded a guarantee against loss up to a maximum sum of £1,000 in respect of the production of a play based during World War One. The project also includes training in stagecraft.
-Windsor Theatre Guild – Awarded a guarantee against loss up to a maximum of £2,000 with their outdoor productions of Love’s Labours Lost and children’s matinees of Alice in Wonderland in July 2014.
-Windsor Festival - £3,000 contribution towards fostering musical talent in senior schools.
-Windsor Fringe - £1,000 towards the costs of organising the 2014 Kenneth Branagh Awards for new drama writing.
-Fields in Trust - £1,000 contribution to Centenary Fields Project, protecting playing fields in the Royal Borough.
Voluntary Organisations or individuals hoping for financial support from the Prince Philip Trust Fund must be based or living in the Royal Borough.
Google the Prince Philip Trust Fund for information and guidance on how to submit an application.
Top Ten Articles
Two Slough men who launched an ‘unprovoked attack’ on a man and a woman in Maidenhead town centre have been sentenced to four and a half years in prison.