RECENT BENEFICIARIES

Farnham Support Fund

Farnham Support Fund

Alongside other major local charities, the Farnham Institute is pledging a further £2,500 to add to the Farnham Support Fund. The fund, initiated by Farnham Town Council, continues to help local families in need.

Farnham Pilgrim Marathon

Farnham Pilgrim Marathon

At our recent meeting we agreed to once again supported the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon and have provided a grant of £1,500 to help cover event costs.

Swiftshore Sea Cadets

Swiftshore Sea Cadets

Swiftshore Sea Cadets have been awarded £3,000 to cover the costs of replacement mattresses. Their existing mattresses have been water damaged.

Farnham Festival of Transport 2023

Farnham Festival of Transport 2023

Our Trustees are supporting the popular Farnham Festival of Transport 2023, with a grant of £1200. This will help to ensure this community event is a success.

Wrecclesham Over 60s Club

Wrecclesham Over 60s Club

Wrecclesham Over 60s Club will enjoy a pantomime trip this Christmas and the Institute is paying for the coach hire costing £720.

Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care Programme

Surrey Drug and Alcohol Care Programme

We have donated £1000 towards the Surrey Drug and Alcohol care programme which operates locally.

Head2Head Sensory Theatre

Head2Head Sensory Theatre

Head2Head Sensory Theatre returns this winter with Beauty and The Beast, created especially for children and families with SEND/disabilities, but accessible to everyone. We have donated £1,000 to cover the cost of the pantomime programme.

Scarecrow and Harvest Festival

Scarecrow and Harvest Festival

Our very own ‘Cedric the Scarecrow’ was entered into the Scarecrow and Harvest Festival at St Thomas – on- The Bourne to represent  the Farnham Institute. Kindly made by Trustee Barbara and husband Ted. The Festival raised £9,000 which was split between the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice and the Bourne Parish.

Powerchair Football Club

Powerchair Football Club

We have £2,000 towards setting up Powerchair football facilities at Heath End School. It is a unique sport that provides opportunities for people with a high level of impairment to enjoy the game.

Herons Way Campsite

Herons Way Campsite

Trustees recently granted £1,000 to the Herons Way Campsite in Tilford to help cover the costs of a nature reserve.

Rowledge Tennis Club

Rowledge Tennis Club

Rowledge Tennis Club is planning to build a replacement club house and our Trustees have granted £2,440 towards a new kitchen.

Farnham Voices Together Community Choir

Farnham Voices Together Community Choir

Farnham Voices Together Community Choir is open to everyone regardless of singing ability and a request for  £650 was granted at our recent meeting.

Enterprise 19

Enterprise 19

Enterprise19 provides employment and work experience opportunities to  young adults with a variety of learning disabilities and we have donated more than £500 to cover the cost of a heavy duty sewing machine, enabling them to create and repair accessories and garments.

Brambleton Hall

Brambleton Hall

Our Trustees recently pledged £4,500 towards much needed fencing to surround the proposed enlargement of the Brambleton Hall Community Centre. The hall is used by many for social events and activities.

Hale Academy - Maths Resources

Hale Academy - Maths Resources

Trustees awarded a grant of £2,855  to Hale Academy to help cover the costs of maths resources and new play storage for the nursery and reception children.

Ashgate Gallery

Ashgate Gallery

We are supporting the Ashgate Gallery by providing a grant of £1,500 towards new computer equipment.

Space to Grow

Space to Grow

Trustees pledged £1,000 to Space To Grow to help cover the costs of building a bigger shed for the organisations popular ‘Men in Sheds’ initiative.

Hale PTA

Hale PTA

A grant of £2,000 was recently awarded to the Hale Parents Teachers Association to cover the cost of much needed IT equipment for the school.

Stopgap Dance

Stopgap Dance

We have awarded Stopgap Dance, which operates at the Maltings £3,000 as they are expanding. They create dance productions for national and international touring, with both disabled and non-disabled artists.

Rowledge Guides

Rowledge Guides

1st Rowledge Guides needed to replace their storage shed and our Trustees awarded them £1,500 to cover the costs.

Farnham Cricket Club

Farnham Cricket Club

Our Trustees made a grant to the Farnham Cricket Club to fund new boundary ropes costing £1,062. The Club was one of the first to be founded in England and is one of the best-known Surrey Clubs.

Bishops Meadow Trust

Bishops Meadow Trust

The Bishops Meadow Trust, a local charitable organisation, has just been awarded a grant of £1,899 to purchase a ride on mower. The aim of the charity is to manage the meadow, increase bio-diversity and make sure it is an enjoyable place for the local community.

Bourne Blades

Bourne Blades

We are delighted to support the new girls Bourne Blades football team and recently provided a grant of £1,000. The girls now have the kit required for their matches.

Farnham District Scouts

Farnham District Scouts

Farnham Scouts have been promoting their latest theme ‘going bananas ‘ at the Tilford activity Centre which needs its kitchen updated. Trustees have granted £2,226 towards fitting out the kitchen.

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