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Space 2 Grow#2 was the first Micro Fund, an opportunity for members to apply for up to £500 in a quick and simple way, to meet the needs or organsiations for equipment or event that other funding may not always allow.  

This was a popular fund, over subscribed, which led the independent funding panel to make some hard decisions on which applications to fund.    



Total Amount Available:  £10,000 

Number of Awards:21 


Total Amount Awarded:£9,920 


Awarded Date : 28th June 2017 

Summary of Awards

Rephael House (£500) New Toys and Equipment to fill their play cupboard for use by their participants during 1 on 1 sessions.

Axis Education (500) Purchase online Training accounts for their participants in extra educational activities and learning

TS Broadsword (£500) Purchase of sports equipment for the summer holiday project for children 7-11 years old.

Irene Smart Concept (£500) Running costs of skill empowerment summer craft classes for children 10-18 years old. 

Suberbos (£500)To aid staff time to convert from a CIC to a Charity, enabling Suberbos to enhance its social inclusion offer through football and other sports

Give Youth a Break (£375)Funding for a venue for the performance of a drama production by youth in the south of the borough.

Head Held High (£500) 3 x 1hr motivational and interactive workshops with a group of young people at the Pavilion PRU in Barnet.

Fair Play Barnet (£500) Part funding towards National Play Day 2017

SIH Equine (£500) Funding for a venue for the performance of a drama production by youth in the south of the borough.

The Welcome Programme (£375) To cover costs for outings for the young people and their families of Syrian Families who arrived on the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Programme (VPRS)

Exposure (£500) New video Software and three licence to aid Exposures media programmes. 

The Larches Trust (£500) IT equipment for the Learning for Life Programme, workshops delivered to 16-25 year olds with learning disabilities.

Barnet Community Projects (£421) New Gym Equipment to allow centre to offer keep fit sessions

Harts Theatre Projects (£375) Contribution towards the IAmFest, a mental health awareness day for and organised by young people.

Youth Realities (£500) Media Equipment to aid the work of Youth Realities tackling awareness on youth domestic violence.

Acorn 2 Oak (£500) Equipment and licence to show a short film 'The Little Engine That Could', on resilience and creating a 'Before I can't I've got to say I'll try' attitude.

Community Souls (£499.10) Equipment to allow for a juice bar to be set up at the Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) to teach enterprise and healthy eating.

OYA (£500) Costs to take 10 Grahame Park Year 6 students who completed a OYA after school classes, to the Horniman Museum and Gardens

The Hive Trust (£375) Funding to put young volunteers through FA Level 1 and similar courses.

Art Against Knives (£500) Implementation of a new CRM System

Comfort Zone Respite (£500) Transportation costs for 5 physically disabled young people to attend summer camp.

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