Case Studies

Brief summary of successful applications previously considered:

Mile Cross Primary School: October 2019

This LEA school is situated in one of Norwich's recognised areas of poverty. To encourage and improve the attendance record of the pupils, those with 100% attendance during the year are rewarded with day excursions etc. A grant of £5000 was made to cover admission and travel costs.

Norwich Synchronised Swimming Club: June 2018

An application was considered for funding the cost of training for the instructors and new underwater audio equipment. A grant was made of £2500 to fund the audio equipment.

Sprowston Youth Engagement Project: June 2017

Funding was requested for the Old Catton Teen Cafe, a way of providing a 'youth club' for the young people of Old Catton. The Trustees made a grant of £3990 to the cover all costs for the first year.

Abigail Burton: February 2017

An application was received for funding towards the cost of educational / charitable work in Ecuador. The Trustees made a grant of £500 towards the cost.

How Hill Trust: June 2016

The Trust is based at a large house in the middle of the Norfolk Broads, offering day and residential courses for school parties to discover the wildlife etc. in the surrounding land. The Foundation was approached many years ago for funding for an electric boat to be used in transporting the school children around the maze of dykes surrounding How Hill. The Trustees funded the cost of the boat named as the 'Alderman Norman 1'. Recently How Hill Trust applied to the Foundation for funding for a replacement boat, and a grant was made of £36000 for the cost of the 'Alderman Norman 2' built at the Boat Building College in Lowestoft, Suffolk and launched in early 2019.

44th Norwich (1st Old Catton) Scout Group: June 2015

The Scout Group applied for funding towards the cost of upgrading facilities at their Headquarters. The Trustees made a grant of £10250 towards the upgrading of the kitchen and toilet facilities