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Eden youth organisations given funding boost
10:40am Saturday 2nd November 2013 in News
Nearly £12,000 has been allocated to four youth organisations in Eden.
Cumbria County Council’s Local Committee for Eden approved grants totalling £11,959 from its 0-19 funding stream.
Grants have been awarded to:
* £5,482 to Carlisle Mencap to deliver projects for siblings of children with autism. The first project is a set of four workshops to be held in Penrith for children from across Eden.
* £1,464 to Eden Youth Dance Company to deliver a series of weekly youth dance sessions in Penrith.
* £1,413 to Multi Kids Club Plumpton to fund computer equipment for the after school club.
* £3,600 to Young Cumbria to deliver a programme of sports activity sessions in eight communities across Eden.
Councillor Martin Stephenson, Chairman of the Local Committee for Eden, said: “This funding we’ve allocated will help these excellent groups and organisations continue making a positive difference to the lives of children in our communities.”
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