You can see details of all the community funding we have granted using the links below:
Here are some more examples:
The centre is the location for many community groups including, pre and after school clubs, and various activity groups. The improvements, such as the purchase of new chairs, tables and blinds for the community centre were made possible when Ranvilles Community Association applied to the Fareham Community Fund for £4, 500.
The Group are based in Titchfield Village and have an emphasis on having fun while helping young people learn life skills that will help them become valuable members of society. The new equipment will enable them to take approximately 50 young people to an annual jamboree and help in the local community.
The charity, based at Warsash Maritime Academy on the River Hamble, offer nautical adventures and sea training to over sixty 10 – 18 year olds. Although their instructors are RYA affiliated to teach power and dinghy sailing, without RYA accreditation for the training facility they are unable to issue cadets with certificates. £4,000 from the Community Fund went towards the purchase of equipment to help the centre meet the official standards set by the RYA in order to become an accredited training centre.
The annual games consists of six events, running, swimming, sailing, open water swimming, rowing, kayaking, and standup paddle boarding. The Community Fund contributed £2,500 to fund the purchase of t-shirts and medals for 600 participants.
The local band often entertain in the Fareham area and help to raise funds for local causes including the Mayor's Charities. They have been able to add a deeper pitch to their performances after the Community Fund granted £2,695 to purchase a new Tuba.
Fareham's Community Fund granted £325 after hearing how boat owners using Lower Quay have been pulling boats up and down the slipway without the aid of a tackle. The new ring bolt provides an anchor point where winching equipment can be attached making it much easier to get boats in and out of the creek.
The Stubbington Senior Table Tennis Club, based at the Crofton Community Centre, used the grant to buy training equipment and practice balls. Fabric screens, to separate those using the equipment from those playing matches at the centre, were also purchased.
The Crofton Saints football club used its funding to buy sports equipment and kit for the club. The club has approximately 400 members and caters for boys and girls, ranging from 6 to 18 years old.
A new bowling green playing surface had been installed, the club needed special equipment to maintain it in good condition. The new equipment was made possible after a club member applied to the Community Fund for £899. The club is now in a position to maintain the playing surface for many years to come.
A new Local History Group for Swanwick, Sarisbury & Burridge was made possible after local history enthusiasts applied to the Community Fund for £500.
This local team were able to purchase two portable dugout with the help of £4,500 from the Community Fund. The new dugouts, which provide shelter for players, can be wheeled away at night, reducing the chances of them being vandalised.