The Difference Our Funding Makes

Currently each year 80% of the income of Scott Bader Commonwealth is donated as grants to support charitable activities and projects around the world. Please click on the Annual Report below to see what we supported in 2016.

Donations agreed so far by the Charity Board for 2017

International Fund 

  • £900 - Tools for Solidarity - Recycle of old tools and sewing machines for shipping to training projects in Tanzania, equipping local artisans to set up their own businesses 
  • £1000 - Children of Watamu - Supporting 4 children with school uniform, shoes, books medical expenses and meals in Kenya 
  • £1000 - Wamba Community Trust - Pre-school feeding programme in Kenya 
  • £1000 - Baraka Community Partnership - Providing 25 blackboards to distribute to 15 schools in Zambia 
  • £957 - FRANK Water - Providing safe drinking water for circa 60 people  
  • £966 - Fairplay for All Foundation - Purchasing equipment for a social enterprise in Payatas, Phillipines 
  • £1000 - The Book Bus Foundation - Reading project in Kitwe, Zambia 
  • £1000 - Ace Africa (UK) - Sunflower value chain project in Kenya 
  • £1000 - Emerge Poverty Free - Training birth attendants in Uganda 
  • £1000 - The Karen Hilltribes Trust - Food security project in Thailand 
  • £750- Five Talents UK - supporting 60 poor families in rural East Africa (Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania) to grow sustainable livelihood's and provide for their families.  
  • £957.89 - Salt of the Earth - Supporting health camps in Tamil Nadu 
  • £1000 - Ocean Stars Trust - in support of buying the necessary Sewing Machines needed for the Sewing School in Mandoor, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka.  
  • £580 - Safe Child Africa - to enable you to provide an Emergency Safehouse Shelter for 20 children accused of witchcraft.  

 UK

  • Small donations ranging from £50-£100 to support the fund raising activities of 4 charities. 

Larger grants 

  • £2,500 - The Prince's Trust - Support NEET young people with the costs of 12 week Team Programme in Rushden 
  • £900 - Tall Ships Youth Trust - Provide 3 bursaries for disadvantaged/disabled young people from Northamptonshire to develop life skills  
  • £2,000 - The Lowdown - Refurbishment of their main youth reception area 
  • £1,000 - FareShare Leicester - To provide a School Holiday Food Programme 
  • £2,000 - Straight Talking - Peer Education project  
  • £300 - Douglas Bader Foundation - Flying experiences for amputee/disabled children. 
  • £1,000 - The Parochial Rooms - Upgrade of utilities within the hall 
  • £500 - Yarl's Wood Immigration Detention Centre - in support of extending their services to include weekly drop-in sessions for women.  
  • £300 - Friends of Irchester Community Primary School - Education through play project - for the purchase and installation of two mini log walks 
  • £500 - Rock UK Adventure Centres - to purchase the necessary materials (supply & labour) to create new accessible paths around the centre. 
  • £380 - Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Ltd - arts awards delivery training for students giving them the opportunity to gain a GCSE grade in art.  

Scott Bader Doo Croatia 

  • £1,000 - International Association of Health - Natural methods to support psycho-physical difficulties  

SB Scandinavia, Sweden 

  • £375 - Falkenbergs Handikappidrott - Ongoing support of their sports programmes for the disabled. 
  • £375 - Falkenbergs Fontanhus Vanner - To support the vocational rehabilitation for people with mental illness 

SB France

  • Requested £1,000 to enable them to make small grants to charities close to where they are located 

SB Pty SOUTH AFRICA  

  • £500- War on Want - Empowering People Skills in Impoverished Area  
  • £1000 - Reach for a Dream Foundation - Assisting children with Life Threatening Illnesses 
  • £1500 - Midlands Orphanage & Care Centre - Caring for abused/abandoned children 

SB Spain 

  • £300 - Hospital Sant Joan De Deu - in support of the pioneering centre for the treatment and research of childhood cancer.
Thank you

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Scott Bader Charitable Giving

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