EXAMPLES OF GRANTS

The following examples of past and current grants are illustrative and not comprehensive.

Against Malaria Foundation 

Distribution of bed nets in Africa and evaluation of cost-effectiveness

Legs 4 Africa 

Recycling of prosthetic limbs for use  in Africa

Chifundo UK 

Local manufacture and supply of sanitary packs in Malawi

PREVENTION AND RELIEF OF HUMAN SUFFERING

Hope Health Action

Purchase of CRADLE VSA pregnancy monitoring devices for use in Ugandan refugee camps

Schistosomiasis Control Initiative 

Provision and evaluation of de-worming programmes in Africa

Afghanistan & Central Asian Association

Reintegration of refugees in Afghanistan

DfND - Drugs for Neglected Diseases

Developing inexpensive treatments for neglected tropical diseases

APT - Action on Poverty

Skills training to combat poverty in Sierra Leone 

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors withour Borders)

Provision and medical aid and humanitarian interventions worldwide

ART

Royal Society of Sculptors & Grizedale Sculpture

Sculpture residencies in Grizedale Sculpture Park

Tate Liverpool

Selecting, promoting and exhibiting the work of an emerging NW artist

Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool 

Promoting the work of photographic artists from the North West

CAUSES LOCAL TO BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE

Support for establishing Blackburn Youth Zone

Working with young people to enhance their prospects through leisure and training

Blackburn Foodbank

Providing emergency food and support to local people

Opportunity Sports Foundation

Enhancing the prospects of young people through sport

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