Local community and voluntary organisations will be able to apply for grants of up to £2,000 towards the end of 2022 from the Tandridge Together Community Fund.
The grants will be awarded early in 2023 to local charities and voluntary groups which demonstrate the work they do improves the health and wellbeing of people living in the district.
Eligible organisations are invited to apply for funding of up to £2,000 towards initiatives which will directly benefit residents in the district through one or more of the following activities:
- Support people to be able to live independently for as long as possible.
- Support people to improve their emotional and physical health.
- Target services at under-represented and / or hard to reach groups.
- Effectively safeguard people from abuse, neglect or poor treatment.
- Reduce social isolation.
- Help reduce reliance on alternative, higher cost state interventions.
- Support and enable carers to carry on caring for as long as possible.
The grant allocations will be decided by the Tandridge Health and Wellbeing Board in January 2023.
The overall fund available is raised by people buying weekly tickets for the Tandridge Together Lottery.
2022 grant allocations
We are delighted to announce the Tandridge Together Community Fund has awarded £25,872, in grants of up to £2,000 to local organisations to help fund initiatives, which will directly benefit the health and wellbeing of residents.
These grants will help a number of projects, such as:
- Introducing a playscheme for children with a wide range of disabilities and complex needs.
- Supporting specialist counselling sessions for fathers and families.
- Funding exercise classes for people with Multiple Sclerosis.
- Numerous projects encouraging residents to get more active and re-socialise following the many restrictions imposed during the pandemic.
The local organisations awarded a grant, are:
- Active Prospects
- Bletchingley Bowls Club
- Bletchingley Skills Centre
- Bloomin’ Arts Limited
- Caterham & District Round Table
- Citizens Advice Caterham & Warlingham
- Citizens Advice Oxted & District
- KAPOW (kids and parents of Outwood)
- Lingfield & District Flower Club
- Make a Scene
- Sight for Surrey
- St Peter & St Paul PTA
- Tatsfield Not So Young Club
- The Deacon Centre
- The Ryan MS Therapy Centre
- The Westway Centre
- The Woodhouse Centre
- Viewpoint Centre CIO
- YMCA East Surrey
- Young Epilepsy