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Funded projects

This round of grant funding we saw some amazing applications! These are all projects for you – the local community that will be starting very soon. Please contact the projects directly for more information and to get involved:

  • Abbey Centre, Healthy Baking – a six-week online Healthy Baking Club for families and children from the Pimlico Million areas during August 2021 – Feb 2022
  • Citizens Advice Westminster – Digital Skills – will bring together advice agencies such as Trailblazer, Z2K, Shelter and local Councillors, and will introduce a new feature to the Advice Shop in the form of Get Advice on line workshops, to be delivered on a monthly basis over the period of a year
  • Health4Sport – to re-engage young people again with physical activity and social sessions at St. Gabriel’s Parish House and deliver a programme of indoor sports (badminton, softball) and socialisation for young people – for 2 hours per week for 20 weeks
  • Health and Social care – to support the safeguarding of elderly residents within Pimlico and Churchill Garden Estate
  • Make it Happen – parenting course – new program of training to parents over 12 weeks, offering them the right tools to support their children through positive behaviour. This training is specialised and focused on children and young people who are neurodiverse
  • Open Age – ‘New Beginnings’: – Open Age will invite members to tell their story and reconnect with their peers and the local community by joining you for a 2-hour craft session where they will be able to tell you a piece of their pandemic story through an artistic medium. ‘Food for Thought’: – These activities will be an opportunity to join Open Age’s food expert in learning how to cook nutritious food on a budget
  • Peabody Avenue and Close – COVID-19 Memorial Garden to create a living testament to residents impacted by the pandemic – those who became ill, their careers, those who died, and their loved ones. It will be a place to reflect, grieve, and gain solace
  • St Andrew’s Club – this project will deliver a Basketball programme which gives a weekly time slot for members and young people in the area to play basketball in a fun and safe environment
  • St Gabriel’s Church – The Scouting Ahead project is a direct response to fifteen months of online meetings and missed activities for new and existing members of the 16th Westminster Scout Group. It aims to create a second chance for all the missed opportunities of the past year and to lover the barrier for participation for anyone that needs it
  • St Vincent’s Family Group – This project will run two programmes on oral health between September 2021- March 2022 to promote good dental hygiene in children from 0-5
  • Thamesbank – the project will open its doors to friends from early July and create a new ‘normal’ at ETAT (Encouragement Through The Arts and Talking Sessions)
  • Thamesbank pottery project – offering free workshops to the residents in Peabody Avenue young and old. The project will train the groups who use the hall in how to use a kiln so that they will be able to offer pottery activities to their group
  • The Magic of Thinking Big – This project will be delivered over a 6-week period to build confidence, improve wellbeing, raise aspirations and the young people will be supported to deliver their own small project that benefits the local community
  • Translations’ – local artist, Julie Bloom, will translate emotions and experiences people have had during the pandemic into a piece of abstract art