Local MSP Sandra White has today congratulated the Arches Theatre, Crossroads Caring Scotland, St Patrick’s Primary School, Eco Drama, Alternatives to Violence Project Scotland, Theatre Nemo, Woodlands Community Development Trust and West of Scotland Stammering Project for receiving grants of up to £10,000 from the Big Lottery’s Awards for All scheme.
Awards for All Scotland is supported by creative Scotland, the Big Lottery Fund and sportscotland and award grants of between £500 and £10,000 to support projects of local groups and charities to encourage art, sport, heritage and community activities as well as promoting education, the environment and health in the local community.
Sandra White, MSP for Glasgow Kelvin, said: “This is fantastic news and I congratulate all groups on successfully securing the grants.
“I have met with the majority of these charities, they all do a great job and the Award for All grants will ensure the continuation of their work and to help them making a difference in the community.
“The funding will support in particular people with hearing impairment or who speak with a stammer, carers, primary-school children and people with mental health issues.
“Many people rely on support from organisations like these, individuals who otherwise would find it hard to get that extra bit of support they need and I am confident that the grants awarded will improve the life and wellbeing of those involved and will help to further tackle inequality within our communities.”