Our impact in the community During 2012/2013 we awarded 184 grants to local projects and 49 to individuals. With your support we apply our in-depth knowledge of the local community to award grants to a wide range of projects; targeting the funding to have the greatest impact and helping to build stronger communities and enrich lives by supporting organisations addressing the greatest need across the county.
Five A Day Market Garden was awarded £4,050 to run the ‘Green Art and Green Growing’ project. The participants have attended workshops in topics such as green gardening, conservation and green art, developing long term skills and knowledge that they have been able to share with their families and friends. Additionally, the workshops have encouraged people to eat healthily and get active.
“Funding from Berkshire Community Foundation has enabled Five A Day Market Garden to expand their educational opportunities to retired people living in Berkshire. Participants have had the opportunity to enjoy local seasonal food and increase their social networks through meeting other people with similar interests.” Pam Goddard, Project Co-ordinator, Five A Day Market Garden. 5