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The Activate Project (Church of St Peter and St Paul, Teddington) was awarded £3,600 to establish a Sport and Wellbeing Hub to deliver activities to improve its members’ physical and mental health and wellbeing. Watch the video to hear about their experience applying to the Active Richmond Fund.

Grants awarded
Group Grant amount Award date Project description
The Allegr Foundation £3,650 February 2024 Funds will be used towards four Walk + Talk groups
Active Women and Girls Foundation £8,855 February 2024 Funds will be used towards Pilates Plus+ for women over 60
Linden Hall Community Centre (registered charity no. 1148428) £2,016 July 2023 Funds will be used towards a seated exercise class open to members of the Centre's over 55 social club as well as people in and around the local community, giving them an opportunity to take part in a sociable and gentle exercise to increase their strength, fitness and wellbeing
Silverfit (registered charity no. 1143135) £10,000 July 2023 Funds will be used towards continuing Silverfit's programme of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Bollywood dance classes at Whitton Community Centre
Ruils (registered charity no. 1127896) £5,000 July 2023 Funds will be used towards the Get Me Active Fund programme
Crossroads Care Richmond and Kingston (registered charity no. 1053224) £5,000 July 2023 Funds will be used towards the Hampton Hill Carers' Café
Cambrian Community Centre (registered charity no. 1151011) £10,000 June 2023 Funds will be used towards upgrading the Cambrian Community Centre’s exercise referral scheme
Combination Dance (registered charity no. 1123954) £4,950 June 2023 Funds will be used towards family dance programmes
Rah Rah Theatre Company (registered charity no. 1172149) £3,600 June 2023 Funds will be used towards offering free places to the theatre company’s summer shows for older groups in the borough
The Otakar Kraus Music Trust (registered charity no. 1178401) £5,000 June 2023 Funds will be used to funding to provide five music therapy groups for 35-40 people with neurological conditions such as Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis or Parkinson's in partnership with Twickenham charity, Integrated Neurological Services (INS), in order to improve their well-being and quality of life and reduce their isolation
The Positive Movement Project CIC (company limited by guarantee no. 12795875) £4,950 March 2023 Funds will be used towards running two Couch to 5K programmes (10 sessions each programme) and two Walk/Talk/Run groups (10 sessions each programme) in Crane Park and Murray Park to improve physical activity levels, mental health whilst combatting social isolation amongst residents living in deprived areas
Intergenerational Music Making CIC (company limited by guarantee no. 11596360) £7,500 January 2023 Funds will be used to deliver the Move and Groove project to enhance and accelerate intergenerational practice through a fusion of music and movement projects and training to help the most inactive people be more active, improve people’s mental health and wellbeing, decrease isolation and loneliness
Twickenham Swans/Cygnets FC £5,000 November 2022 Funds will be used towards establishing a new women's football club called Twickenham Swans FC (for 18years and over) giving local women of all abilities the opportunity to play the game in a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment

Updated: 20 February 2024

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