Grant maker

Power To Change

https://www.powertochange.org.uk/
(Registered Charity No: 1159982)
Charities Commission data

Grants made

Over the last five years they've made 206 significant donations totalling £25,741,974

When Amount Grantee To be used for
31/01/2017 £226,221 All Saints Action Network A grant to establish a wood recycling social enterprise in Wolverhampton to provide a sustainable income stream for the social activities of the network, alongside business development support.
31/01/2017 £226,221 All Saints Action Network A grant to establish a wood recycling social enterprise in Wolverhampton to provide a sustainable income stream for the social activities of the network, alongside business development support.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Community Foundation for Calderdale Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £154,630 Squash Nutrition Capital funding towards the development of Toxteth Food Central, a community-led shop and café encouraging healthy eating and social connection.
30/11/2016 £140,500 The Florence Institute Limited Funding to deliver accredited learning programmes for young people in catering and customer service. This will expand employment opportunities alongside community activities run at the venue.
30/11/2016 £100,000 Theatre Royal Wakefield Contribution towards a new building to be erected adjacent to the current Theatre site to be known as the Centre for Creativity. Wakefield Theatre Trust own the proposed development site. Total project costs are estimated to be £750,000. The grant will be used to contribute towards these project costs.
30/11/2016 £144,000 Your Community Hub Community Interest Company Funding to turn a disused, former library premises in Cleethorpes into a community hub with office space for their partner Care4All and in the second phase, a café and community space.
30/11/2016 £369,942 A B&B CIC Funding to convert a former B&B as a business to sustainably support a community hub, café and employment training programme.
30/11/2016 £98,250 Bermondsey Community Kitchen CIC Funding to allow a catering company employing long term unemployed youth to purchase a café business to make their services more financially sustainable, alongside funding for a general manager to develop social outreach social outreach activities and business development support.
30/11/2016 £240,700 Castleford Heritage Trust Funding to open up more areas of the Queen’s Road building as a community hub offering educational, art and heritage opportunities to tackle disadvantage and unemployment in the town of Castleford.
30/11/2016 £300,000 Inspired Neighbourhoods Community Interest Company Capital funding towards the refurbishment of Greenwood Community Centre and funding of manager salary costs, to provide more sustainable community space
30/11/2016 £10,000 Nova Wakefield District Ltd Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £12,173 Octopus Community Network Funding to expand an existing community building network in Islington and to foster collaboration and mutual support between organisations in this area
30/11/2016 £67,565 Stepney City Farm Funding the employment of a trainer to establish a volunteer-run plant and produce shop, to improve the health, wellbeing and employability of local people. Business development support also awarded.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Whistlewood Common Limited Their share offer will be invested in this community-owned woodland, managed sustainably through permaculture and providing a space for local people to come together in nature
30/11/2016 £92,000 Action for Business Ltd Funding to go towards employing an Enterprise Coach to provide free advice to entrepreneurs and help local businesses to grow, employ more people and contribute to the local economy, and funding of refurbishment costs which will lead to increased trading
30/11/2016 £270,000 Bradnet Ltd Funding to purchase a building as a base for their services for people living with disabilities and to provide new funding streams and an increased connection to the wider community. Business development support provided to develop governance and community accountability
30/11/2016 £10,000 Heeley City Farm Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £215,732 Ideal for All Ltd Funding towards developing community gardens where local people can access fresh produce, gain new skills and take part in health and wellbeing activities.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Netherthorpe and Upperthorpe Community Alliance Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £10,000 Wellbeing Enterprises CIC Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £97,295 WikiHouse Foundation Funding to support BETA stage development of a web tool to guide community builders through the design and building of sustainable housing and community space.
30/11/2016 £146,556 Wythenshawe AFC Limited Funding for this football club to extend their clubhouse and car park to allow a greater range of community groups to use the space for sporting and community activities
30/11/2016 £10,000 Centre4 Ltd Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £300,000 Houghton and Wyton Community Shop Ltd A grant towards buying the freehold of the shop and taking over managing it and the post office, to safeguard these services for the community.
30/11/2016 £10,000 North Smethwick Community Development Trust Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £10,000 Abram Ward Community Cooperative Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £10,000 Goodwin Development Trust Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £102,750 The Plunkett Foundation Funding to bring community entrepreneurs together with stakeholders and users of health and social services to deliver community-led rural services.
30/11/2016 £78,520 Southmead Development Trust Improvements to the community Café and meeting rooms to improve revenue and footfall. Also the funding of a project coordinator role to improve business development
30/11/2016 £76,980 The Friends of Kensal Rise Library Funding towards refurbishment of the library as a community space and to fund a part-time manager, alongside business development support. This will help this community-rescued library to become more sustainable.
30/11/2016 £105,378 Limehouse Project Start-up funding for a community nursery, covering equipment, a contribution towards initial salaries and overheads, and business development support
30/11/2016 £10,000 Pennine Community Power Limited Support for the group to make a second community share offer. They currently operate a community owned wind turbine which generates income for local projects.
30/11/2016 £17,965 Upper Norwood library Trust Grant funding to develop the current peer network of communit managed libraries so that it can provide advice and support more sustainably, and ultimately help more communities protect their libraries
30/11/2016 £240,700 Castleford Heritage Trust Funding to open up more areas of the Queen’s Road building as a community hub offering educational, art and heritage opportunities to tackle disadvantage and unemployment in the town of Castleford.
30/11/2016 £10,000 Heeley City Farm Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £300,000 Inspired Neighbourhoods Community Interest Company Capital funding towards the refurbishment of Greenwood Community Centre and funding of manager salary costs, to provide more sustainable community space
30/11/2016 £270,000 Bradnet Ltd Funding to purchase a building as a base for their services for people living with disabilities and to provide new funding streams and an increased connection to the wider community. Business development support provided to develop governance and community accountability
30/11/2016 £300,000 Houghton and Wyton Community Shop Ltd A grant towards buying the freehold of the shop and taking over managing it and the post office, to safeguard these services for the community.
30/11/2016 £215,732 Ideal for All Ltd Funding towards developing community gardens where local people can access fresh produce, gain new skills and take part in health and wellbeing activities.
30/11/2016 £12,173 Octopus Community Network Funding to expand an existing community building network in Islington and to foster collaboration and mutual support between organisations in this area
30/11/2016 £10,000 Goodwin Development Trust Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £10,000 Netherthorpe and Upperthorpe Community Alliance Funding to increase the opportunities to reduce poverty and equality through community business, accelerating the growth of community business and demonstrating the conditions required for community business to florurish in a place
30/11/2016 £78,520 Southmead Development Trust Improvements to the community Café and meeting rooms to improve revenue and footfall. Also the funding of a project coordinator role to improve business development
30/11/2016 £154,630 Squash Nutrition Capital funding towards the development of Toxteth Food Central, a community-led shop and café encouraging healthy eating and social connection.
30/11/2016 £76,980 The Friends of Kensal Rise Library Funding towards refurbishment of the library as a community space and to fund a part-time manager, alongside business development support. This will help this community-rescued library to become more sustainable.
30/11/2016 £144,000 Your Community Hub Community Interest Company Funding to turn a disused, former library premises in Cleethorpes into a community hub with office space for their partner Care4All and in the second phase, a café and community space.
30/11/2016 £102,750 The Plunkett Foundation Funding to bring community entrepreneurs together with stakeholders and users of health and social services to deliver community-led rural services.
30/11/2016 £140,500 The Florence Institute Limited Funding to deliver accredited learning programmes for young people in catering and customer service. This will expand employment opportunities alongside community activities run at the venue.
30/11/2016 £100,000 Theatre Royal Wakefield Contribution towards a new building to be erected adjacent to the current Theatre site to be known as the Centre for Creativity. Wakefield Theatre Trust own the proposed development site. Total project costs are estimated to be £750,000. The grant will be used to contribute towards these project costs.
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