Charity Lifeline Community Benefit Fund

Charity Lifeline is a Community Interest Company founded in March 2013 (registration number 8457448). Charity Lifeline uses the profit it generates to support small community and voluntary groups, financially vulnerable people and the environment.

In part this support is done via the Charity Lifeline Community Benefit Fund which is described below. To read more about the work of Charity Lifeline - visit their website

The Charity Lifeline Community Benefit Fund offers grants for running costs and small projects.  Local, small community and voluntary groups based within the Huntingdonshire District Council boundaries are invited to apply for a grant from £250 to £750.

Awards made

Here are some of the awards made by the Charity Lifeline Fund

Whittlesey Young People's Counselling Service awarded £720 to continue providing counselling services to 10 young people aged 13-17 in Whittlesey, Stanground and Yaxley

The PORT Youth Group awarded £380 to improve and expand the equipment available to members of the youth club

Huntingdon Area Money Advice CIO (HAMA) awarded £700 to recruit a part-time administrator to support the current team of volunteers and improve the service offered

The Acorn Cancer Support Group awarded £600 to have a Christmas lunch for 75 adult patients, carers and ex-carers affected by cancer in the Huntingdonshire area

Care Network Cambridgeshire awarded £500 to fund a collaborative inter-generational art project for local residents in Huntingdon

Beacon Money Advice Centre awarded £350 to pay for promotional work and client materials.

St Neots Timebank awarded £300 to deliver a 1940s themed event for isolated and vulnerable people in and around St Neots in honour of VE day

The CEO of Charity Lifeline talks about the business and the fund it has set up at CCF