FREEDOM 2 AWARDED A GRANT FROM COMIC RELIEF COMMUNITY FUND (ENGLAND)
FREEDOM 2 have been awarded a £4000 grant from the Comic Relief Community Fund (England).
FREEDOM 2 Create is a 7 week art programme that is run with girls aged between 12 years and 17 years old focusing on important topics such as self worth, identity, healthy relationships and empowerment.
The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) invests in grassroots community-led organisations to bring about lasting change and legacy through projects that support ComicRelief’s themes: Children Survive & Thrive; Fighting for Gender Justice; A Safe Place to Be; and Mental Health Matters.
Grants of up to £4,000 are available to strengthen local organisations to give with skills and advice to drive community projects forward, as well as providing the necessary funding and support that groups need to kick-start new initiatives.
‘We are so thankful to receive this grant from the Comic Relief Community Fund, so that we can continue our important work. We will now have the opportunity to welcome a local artist to the FREEDOM 2 team until the end of the year giving teenage girls the opportunity to be creative, whilst exploring and improving their wellbeing and mental health.’
Mel Manning (Founder/COO)
The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) is administered by the national community charity, Groundwork.
Graham Duxbury, national CEO of Groundwork, said:
“Comic Relief Community Fund (England) contributes funds to community projects being delivered by grassroots organisations and we’re delighted to support this project. The diversity of projects that are being funded shows that local communities have a passion to create something great in their area.”
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