Case studies

Harthill with Woodall Parish Council

The Parish Council was set up in 1950 to support the local community. The council, which is ran entirely by a small team of volunteers, works hard to improve their village by supporting local groups, running events and activities and ensuring that community assets such as the Harthill Village Hall and the Leisure Centre can […]

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Breaking Beats

Since its conception in 2014, Breaking Beats has grown exponentially to become a well recognised and respected group which looks out for young people across South Yorkshire. Drawing on a range of creative arts, Breaking Beats works informally and in an approachable way with young people to encourage them to engage with their projects. There […]

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Barnsley YMCA

Founded in 1950, Barnsley YMCA has a strong legacy of supporting children from a variety of backgrounds throughout their lives. Essentially a youth centre, the YMCA seeks to provide a wealth of opportunities for children of all ages. With grant funding of £1,308 from the Neil and Julie MacDonald Grassroots Endowment Fund for South Yorkshire, […]

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Forge Community Partnership

The Forge Community Partnership is dedicated to improving the quality of life of the residents of Hoyland and the surrounding areas in Barnsley. The organisation’s Youth Partnership received grant funding of £1,100 from the Henry Boot Grassroots Endowment Fund for South Yorkshire to run youth led activities for the benefit of the wider community. Eight […]

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South Yorkshire Chaplaincy and Listening Service

South Yorkshire Chaplaincy and Listening Service (SYCLS) is a charity that aims to preserve and protect good physical and mental health through the provision of listening, chaplaincy services and confidential pastoral care to individuals both in and out of the workplace. They work inclusively and provide an independent, confidential service supporting people through the challenges […]

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Deakin & Withers Fund Case Study

The Deakin and Withers fund was able to provide support to Anne*, who was struggling under the limited support provided by pension credits, especially after having just moved to smaller accommodation, which had required a number of necessary expenditures. The support of the fund enabled her to pay for both her electricity and gas in one go […]

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