Some examples of recent grants

Active 8

Active8 is a small Cornish charity, which provides exciting, fun experiences for young people with a physical disability, followed by opportunites for young adults (the After8’s) to stay in touch with each other as they start their adult lives. Ten young pe

ople from all over Cornwall meet for twelve residential weekends a year, for two years. Active8 started because they felt some young people were isolated and wanted something they could join.


BF Adventure

BF Adventure

The BF Adventure is an outdoor activity centre and charity based near Falmouth. On 60 acres of land including three former granite quarries, they offer exciting adventure sports, corporate team building days, private parties, school programmes and very popular holiday adventure days for children aged 7+ years.

Camborne Youth Band

The Camborne Youth Band provides opportunities for children and young people of all levels, to learn a brass instrument and when ready, to play within a brass band.

Cape Cornwall School Phoenix

Ten students from Cape Cornwall School ‘passed out’ recently at Penzance Community Fire Station. The official passing out parade commemorates the work the students completed during their week long Phoenix Project course, run by the Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service.

Carefree Fostering Independence

Working with young people in and leaving care, aged 11-25 with a focus on ages 13-17. They aim to give young people in care the chance to do things for themselves and others. Running summer programmes which combine outdoor education with independent living skills, arts programmes and educational projects.


CLEAR is a unique child centred therapeutic service in Cornwall that can work with Children and Young People, between 3 – 18 years of age who have been traumatised by either direct experience or witnessing sexual, psychological or emotionally abusive relationships.

Community Music in Cornwall

Community Music Cornwall

Community Music in Cornwall is a co-operative, non-profit organisation run directly by the music and film practitioners who deliver the sessions. Working in partnership with other organisations, schools and community centres to deliver sessions all over Cornwall.

Community Police Cadets

The Community Police Cadet scheme is an important part of the Devon & Cornwall’s extended police family network. The voluntary scheme is for young people between the ages of 13 – 18. The cadet scheme is open to all young people regardless of their career ambitions or capabilities. Cadets will develop skills and confidence that will be of benefit to communities and employers.

Cornish Pirates Learning Zone

Cornish Pirates

The Cornish Pirates aim is to be the Community Champions of Cornwall by benefiting and developing the young people of Cornwall, their families and the community through providing a range of positive and rewarding experiences. Using the medium of sport as a motivational tool, the centre helps raise literacy, numeracy and ICT standards and increase confidence and self-esteem in pupils underachieving in these key skills and who are often demotivated.

Cornwall Blind Association

Aim to provide personal support to people who already have sight difficulties and campaign to help everyone understand how we can protect our sight throughout our lives. Cornwall Blind Association provides the support that blind and visually impaired people need to live fulfilling and active lives.

Cornwall Music Therapy Trust

Through improvised music, the therapists aim to tune in to and support a child’s unique set of communications which may be expressed through the instruments, vocal sounds, movements, words or facial expressions.

Cornwall One Parent Support Group

Cornwall One Parent Support Group works in several towns across Cornwall offering support for single parent families.

Cornwall Rural Community Council

CRCC is a Cornish Charity that informs and guides local groups and individuals to achieve their aspirations and develop sustainable, inclusive communities. It is part of a network of 38 Community Councils across England, all sharing the aim of enhancing rural communities.

Cornwall Sea Cadets

Sea Cadets

Whether at sea or on land, the Sea Cadets offers young people across the UK amazing opportunities for personal development – by learning new skills and working in teams –  they offer an environment where young people find new confidence and inspiration.

Cornwall Women’s Refuge Trust

Cornwall Women’s Refuge Trust provides a safe supportive environment for women and children who have escaped domestic violence, offering support and advice, empowering the women towards a safer and happier future.

Creative Nature/Big Fish

Creative Nature

A positive and creative engagement with nature enhances an individual’s mental, physical and social wellbeing and helps to nurture an understanding of and commitment to sustainable lifestyles. Creative Nature is the flagship project of Big Fish Ventures. The primary objective of Creative Nature is to deliver innovative and effective Emotional Literacy programmes for children and young people.

Curnow School

One of the special needs schools in Cornwall, Curnow School teaches pupils aged 2-19 who have special educational needs.

Doubletrees School

Doubletrees Community Special school teaches pupils aged 2-19 with severe learning difficulties and special educational needs.


A charity who offer a range of support programmes for young people facing emotional or behavioural problems. They operate a child centred philosophy in all their work, endeavouring to provide an environment of unconditional acceptance to all their service users.

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters in St Ives offers a wide range of accessible and exciting events, courses and activities available to every child in the town.

Girls Go Wild

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters in St Ives received funding to run a camping project to bond mothers and daughters.

Global Boarders

Global Boarders

Global Boarders provides award-winning, luxury, sustainable surf experiences combining the finest surf locations in Cornwall, the highest quality of coaching, customer service, accommodation recommendations and food.

Hayle RFC

Hayle rugby club has junior under 13- under 16 years and min teams, under 7- under 12.

Hayle Youth Project

Hayle Youth Project

The Hayle Youth Project was started in 1997 when concerned local community members felt positive action was needed to meet the needs of local young people. The project provides informal education programmes for young people who are hard to reach learners or at risk of becoming not involved in education or training (NEET). They support young people in making positive life choices, gaining nationally recognised qualifications and moving onto employment or higher education.