One Slough Fund 2021
The SPACE (Slough Prevention Alliance Community Engagement) project, started in 2015, has now ended and as of June 2021, Slough CVS is administering the #OneSlough Community Fund, funded by Slough Borough Council, to support local voluntary and community groups to deliver projects to meet local needs/priorities that will benefit Slough residents to enhance their health and wellbeing.
Projects will be tackling key priorities including supporting the vulnerable, carers, provide opportunities to support and reduce social isolation, increase skills and employment opportunities, reduce poverty and improving health inequalities including mental wellbeing.
In total, 19 groups were successful with their funding applications, of which 11 were previously funded by SPACE. Here’s the full list:
Aik Saath – Together As One
Art classes group
Britwell Youth and Community Group
Pakistan Welfare Association Slough
Rise & Shine
Sewak Housing Services
Slough 50plus Forum
Slough Anti-Litter Society
Slough Community Transport
Slough in Bloom
Sport in Mind
Slough Immigration Aid Unit
Slough Refugee Support
The Autism Group
The New Langley Community Association
The Slough Job Creation Hub
SPACE (Slough Prevention Alliance Community Engagement)
SPACE was an alliance of over 30 associate members led by Slough CVS. The SPACE consortium which ended in June 2021, delivered a number of key services in Slough for adults such as information, health and wellbeing and carers support. SPACE associates work towards a shared set of health and social care outcomes for residents.
More resources and information about signing up to be a One Slough Hi-Viz Volunteer of Community Champion can be found at https://oneslough.org.uk/