This fund is to primarily assist former employees of the Samuel Osborn Company, or one of its subsidiaries, and their direct linear descendants (e.g. children, grandchildren etc. of Samuel Osborn Company employees)
A fund for community groups and charities of all types and sizes: the Park Spring Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund supports community organisations close to the Park Spring wind farm in North East Barnsley.
Breaking Beats has become a respected group looking out for young people across South Yorkshire. Funding for session workers and specialist artists led to fifteen sessions to restore and paint murals on the Boat House building in Askern.
Friends Of Thorne Community Wood is Doncaster based and was founded in 1994 when the council first purchased the land. Funding has allowed the volunteer group to upgrade their equipment and to train their volunteers so they can conserve the area better.
The Outcasts Cricket Club based in Crowle in North Lincolnshire are dedicated to bringing the local community together through cricket. Tween Bridge Wind Farm Community Benefits Fund has supported the club’s progression and growing popularity.
The Sheffield Engineering Leadership Academy works within the University of Sheffield, recruiting second-year students to boost their professional skills. Funding has helped the academy to organise its Bootcamp for the second cohort of SELA students.
Kiveton Park Independent Advice Centre is a successful advice centre serving local, and often deprived, communities in Rotherham. Funding has enabled the centre to make essential improvements to their existing service provision at their base offices.
The Sharrow Community Forum is a charity working in one of the most deprived wards in Sheffield. Funding has enabled them to launch a new project to engage with vulnerable young people, 14 to 25 years old.
Elsecar Heritage Railway was established in 2002 by a group of dedicated volunteers determined to reopen the railway line, closed after the miners’ strikes in the mid-eighties. Grant funding of £1,500 has enabled the refurbishment of their volunteer mess room.
Harthill Village Hall serves as a “community hub” and is used nearly every day by up to 30 different groups, ranging from a mother and toddler group to an over 60s club. Funding has led to the purchasing of new chairs for the hall, providing comfortable seating.