Our Surrey Community Arts Fund supports arts projects which enable people to benefit that would not otherwise have the opportunity to participate.
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Examples of grants from the fund:
The OMHI Trust – £1,000
The OHMI Trust is a national charity aiming to remove barriers to participation in music-making for physically disabled people.
A grant was awarded for adapted musical instrument lessons for children and young people with a range of upper limb disabilities. By providing an instrument that is capable of all that a standard instrument can do, despite an individuals disability, the charity offer the chance to play any type of music and encourages true social inclusion.
Momentum Children’s Charity – £2,000
Momentum Children’s Charity support children with cancer and life limiting illnesses.
A grant was awarded for a music therapy service supporting 6 children with cancer or a life-limiting illness and their families that had been referred by their Momentum Family Support Worker. Funding provided a 6-session individually-tailored course, for 6 children to help improve their physical and emotional health, to help them to communicate, and build their self-esteem and confidence.