In 2019, seven projects were selected to receive grant funding from the Isle of Wight Foundation. You can read more about these projects below:
Awarded funding to set up a new counselling outreach service working with Island schools to help young people whose lives are affected by cancer.
Awarded funding to provide more activities to young people and in particular develop opportunities for participation by girls.
Awarded funding to upgrade its kitchen facilities and create a homely setting in which women can take part in creative activities such as sewing and baking as part of an initiative to build confidence and develop a sense of belonging.
Awarded funding to buy a new minibus to transport its clients, aged between 19 and 82 and with moderate to profound and multiple disabilities who live across the Island, to its base in Salters Road, Haylands and also to take them to and from off-site activities.
Awarded funding to help the charity purchase a specially designed Island-built motorboat that is fully wheelchair accessible.
Awarded funding so a wheelchair accessible lift can be installed at Ability Dogs 4 Young People’s training centre in Sandown.
Awarded funding to purchase new equipment including a high-resolution thermal imaging camera, outdoor waterproof clothing and three new laptops with the latest software linked to other regional emergency services.