The Safeguarding Children’s Board would like to thank all organisations who applied for the Safeguarding Grant.

There was a phenomenal response with 35 fantastic applications all funded in full.

The range of activities is vast and the Safeguarding Children’s Board looks forward to watching all of the schemes develop over the coming months. The Board is committed to all children’s and young people’s wellbeing and is proud to support such positive activities in our community.

Assistant Chief Secretary, Paul McGinnety, said:

“To receive the high number of quality applications that we did, shows the breadth of activities that are available to children and young people on the Island, as well as the community’s commitment to empowering and celebrating our children and young people.

“The activities cover a wide range of diverse activities spanning all age ranges and it is very encouraging to see so much community participation and enthusiasm. The Safeguarding Children’s Board would like to thank all those who applied for the grant and we look forward to seeing these activities delivered across the community.”

The organisations/projects benefitting from the Grant are:

The Girl Guides, Pilling Primary School, The Rifle Club, Making Ends Meet, The Live Life Project, Creative St Helena, St Paul’s Guides, the Sculpture Project, St Paul’s Primary School, Half Tree Hollow Rainbows, The Salvation Army, St Helena Community Development Organisation, WISH, NASAS, Pilling Primary School PTA, Kingshurst Community Centre, St Helena National Trust, St Helena Donkey Home, the Public Library, New Horizons, St Helena Football Association, St Helena Cricket Association, Harford Primary School, St Helena Junior Football, the Human Rights Office and the St Helena Golf Club.

SHG

22 June 2015

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