Previously funded

Group Projects funded so far in 2016 Amount awarded
Friends of the River Frome Riverfly monitoring kits £300
Breastfeeding Frome Training new leaders £200
Humans of Frome Contribution to exhibition costs £300
Macular Society Frome local support group Cranmore outing £300
Wessex MS Therapy Centre Thera Trainer exercise bike £300
Purple Elephant Productions CIC Children’s Festival £3,000
Shared Earth Learning Co-op Roots in Frome £2,000
Frome’s Missing Links Frome’s Missing Link – route selection and costing exercise £1,500
Mendip YMCA High impact/low cost fund £2,000
Frome Heritage Museum Browne’s Hole Exhibition – telling the exciting story of an ice-age cave and the animals associated with it £400
Harry Foreman (Frome College) Films 4 Europe £1,000
Frome Community Education CIC Include Us In £4,950
Frome FM Building sustainability £3,000
Frome Gateway Club Three events: Summer trip to Weston Super Mare; Gateway 50th Anniversary Celebration; 2016 Christmas Party £650
5th Frome Scout Group Project Recruit £900


…and a few photos from previously funded projects:-

Mendip YMCA

Mendip YMCA were awarded a grant for a project working in partnership with Frome FM. Young people recorded a jingle promoting Routes and made radio programmes discussing topics such as social media, body image and domestic abuse.







Frome Roller Disco

The weekly roller disco needed to train their volunteers in first aid and had a grant to pay for that

roller disco poster










Step in Stone

A small contribution was made to the Step in Stone exhibition which combined outdoor art installations in a number of local quarries, educational workshops, and a final exhibition in the Black Swan in Frome. Over 8,000 people visited the various sites and enjoyed the work. Here are just a couple of the many amazing images. And you can read more detail here

quarry photo
photo from Black Swan










Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

were awarded a grant to purchase a new exercise machine

Picture MS therapy centre








Mendip Community Transport

Received a contribution to continue providing transport for elderly, disabled or socially excluded members of the community. Photo shows the Earl of Wessex admiring their fleet!













Frome Happy Nappy Library

A grant was awarded to establish a nappy library so that new parents could test out the wide range of cloth nappies available on the market.  When the Share Shop started up, the nappy library was able to join in their service of lending all sorts of items. Find out more here

nappy baby