Grants already awarded
We have given grants of up to £10,000 to these organisations:
Dorset Race Equality Council to run family fun days and training events with people from a range of ethnic minority backgrounds.
Friendly Food Club for a series of healthy cooking and eating workshops, targeting people with poor health outcomes.
People First Dorset to carry out information sessions with people in the Weymouth area who have learning disabilities.
PramaLife for encouraging older people in Bournemouth and Poole to discuss cancer and share information with family and friends.
Wessex Cancer Trust for a cancer awareness campaign focusing on men across south Hampshire, south Dorset, and the Isle of Wight.
Awaaz FM to produce a weekly radio show giving culturally sensitive advice and information about cancer symptoms and screening.
Headway Portsmouth and South East Hampshire for practical information sessions about how to prevent and detect cancer, aimed at people with brain injuries and their carers.
Mustard Seed Ministries to introduce cancer awareness information into their existing support and activity groups for older people in Portsmouth.
No Limits to run four one-week cancer awareness campaigns with young people in Southampton, focusing on types of cancer most likely to affect young people.
One Community for a range of cancer awareness activities at venues and events across Eastleigh.
PALS Society to develop cancer awareness information that is accessible to (and produced by) people on the autism spectrum.
Southampton Mencap to run cancer awareness and information workshops with people who care for or work with people with learning disabilities in Southampton.
Small grants still available
We’ve also awarded small grants of up to £500 to groups and individuals working with many different groups of people across the project area. For details of how to apply for one of these small grants click here.