Community grant recipients - Isle of Wight

These are the organisations that have received grants so far.

Approved community grants

The projects awarded under the winter Household Support Grant are listed below.

Organisation Area Approved grant value Offer of support Contact details
Carers IW All Island £10,000 Supporting unpaid carers known to them with food vouchers, and an air-fryer, microwave or slow cooker to help them reduce utility costs. 01983 533173
Carers IW
Community Action Isle of Wight All Island £17,200 A weekly social club for people with learning disabilities, providing a hot meal a weekly hamper and a social gathering. Launches Friday 13 January. 01983 524058
Community Action Isle of Wight
You Trust All Island  £5,000 Supporting victims of domestic and sexual violence and abuse, the organisation has been awarded Community Pantry vouchers to help those they support with the rising cost of food. 0800 234 6266
You Trust
Footprint Trust All Island £40,128 Assisting fuel-poor households by providing a cookery session to demonstrate the use of air-fryers, microwaves and pressure cookers in addition to providing a hamper of food. 01983 822282
Footprint Trust

The projects awarded under the summer Household Support Grant are listed below.

Organisation Area Approved grant value Offer of support Contact details
Newport and Carisbrooke Community Council Newport £12,500 Aiding families in the Newport area with food and pharmacy deliveries. Supporting households in need with financial aid and food provision, with a focus on families who are not eligible for support via other means. clerk@newportwight.org.uk
01983 559119
Victim Support All Island £1,500 Supporting families assisting households with food poverty. People we support will be able to receive a Supermarket voucher. 0808 178 1641
Victim Care
East Cowes Town Council East Cowes £15,000 Purchasing food vouchers and providing financial grants to offset the cost of utility bills. Households identified by local schools and community groups. East Cowes Town Council
01983 299082
You Trust All Island £5,500 We support families across the island with school uniform and hampers such as food, moving in hampers and resettlement hampers. 01329 825930
A family, creatively empowering people to thrive in their communities (theyoutrust.org.uk)
Ventnor Foodbank Ventnor £5,000 Offering assistance via food without referral to anyone in need. 01983 857848
ventnorcommunityfoodbank@gmail.com or search Ventnor Community Foodbank on Facebook
Vectis Housing All Island £3,000 We are offering support to our tenants in need by way of online food shops, assistance with utility costs, school uniforms and food hampers. 01983 525985
Vectis Housing - Isle of Wight
Carers IW Newport £6,500 Offering an air fryer and cooking sessions with pantry Bags to our network of carers 01983 533173
Carers IW
Pan Together Newport £6,450 Offering food e-vouchers for supermarkets and foodbank vouchers for those in need that live in Pan. 01983 248170
Pan Together
Wroxall Parish Council Ventnor £5,000 We are reaching out to the parents and children who attend both Wroxall Primary School and the island Free School to assist those who are experiencing financial hardship in these challenging times. Assist with school uniform purchase, help with travel to school. 01983 840127
wroxallparishcouncil@gmail.com
Brading Town Council Sandown £5,000 We have opened a food and essentials bank facility providing everyday essentials and personal hygiene items for local residents. Also entering into a partnership with the local supermarket which will enable local people to obtain vouchers from the Town Council, which can be used to purchase fresh food items in the shop. 01983 401770
Brading Town Council
Broadlea Primary School Sandown £23,000 We would like to support children with warm winter clothing and essential everyday protective outdoor clothing. 01983 402403
Shafleet CE Primary School Newport £2021 We would like to support some our most vulnerable families through the increasing costs of living. We also like to support In making sure they have nutritious food, are warm and able to afford electricity for essentials within the family home. Financemanager@fosay.co.uk
01983 760269
Yarmouth CE Primary School Yarmouth £3,421 We would like to support some our most vulnerable families through the increasing costs of living. We also like to support In making sure they have nutritious food, are warm and able to afford electricity for essentials within the family home. Financemanager@fosay.co.uk
01983 760345
Leaving Care All Island £8,100 To support care leavers to access a community project that supports them to eat well to support their health and well being and provide life skills. Supporting young people to effectively manage the current cost of living crisis.  
Footprint Trust Newport £39,215 We would like to support with boiler repairs for home owners. We will also be providing thermal blinds or thick curtains to lock in the heat. We will assist with energy top ups of up to £125. ray@footprint-trust.co.uk
01983 822282
Footprint Trust Newport £11,280 We wish to support households by supplying those in need energy sufficient Air-fryers, slow cookers and microwave ovens to help cut down on cooking costs.

ray@footprint-trust.co.uk
01983 822282

West Wight Timebank West Wight £1,360 Through referrals received from local schools and community groups we will be assisting 10 families with weekly food parcels through to December. info@wwtb.org
Ventnor Town Council Ventnor £379 A community washing machine will be made available for free use in the Green Room at Salisbury Gardens. townclerk@ventnortowncouncil.org.uk
Breakfast in the Bay Sandown, Shanklin and Ventnor £3,000 Providing breakfast cereals to The Bay, Broadlea, Gatten & Lake, St Blasius and St Francis primary schools, in addition to food parcels to families in financial difficulties. Breakfastinthebayiow@gmail.com
01983 472923
Aspire Ryde £20,000 Providing hampers consisting of food, toiletries, and sanitary products along with precooked frozen meals to vulnerable individuals. Aspire Ryde will also supply bags of blankets and winter clothes and whilst also holding a community lunch 4 days per week from 10am – 2pm, where free hot drinks and snacks will also be available.
Cookery classes will also be provided, preparing meals for staff and also to take home.
An information point will be available, where there will be funding available for those without energy, and assistance with the purchase of white goods for families in crisis.
Aspire Ryde
01983 716020
Sensory Space All Island £6,560 Providing sensory sessions for disabled children, alongside support to families and caregivers. Sensory Space will also supply these groups with hygiene packages and food vouchers. https://www.facebook.com/sensoryspacecic
Community Spirited East Cowes £5,500 Community Spirited provide various means of support to lonely and isolated individuals in East Cowes. Support funded through this grant comes in the form of winter food and clothing parcels, and warm clothes and food preparation appliances such as slow cookers. communityspirited@hotmail.co.uk
01983 296592
Isle of Wight Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus All Island £15,000 Supports individuals with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus including families and carers. The charity provides targeted support to aid with essential items such as food, water and heating Ksmith@actioniw.org.uk
01983 524058
Sandown Town Council Sandown £7,500 Providing families in need within the Sandown area with food hampers, warm spot drop-ins where you can have soup and a roll, and air fryer lessons with a pantry bag. clerks@sandowntowncouncil.gov.uk
01983 408287
South Wight Area Youth (SWAY) South Wight £2,889 Holding a series of 7 zoom cooking sessions for young people aged 11-18 and their families. Main ingredients provided by SWAY and delivered to the family home. The scheme has been extended to include families in Ventnor for families with 14-18 year olds. Swayoffice1@gmail.com
07880 951243
Northwood Parish Council Northwood £1,000 Providing emergency food vouchers via gift cards to residents experiencing hardship. clerk@northwoodparishcouncil.org
Freshwater Parish Council Freshwater and Totland £15,000 Working with community groups and schools to support those in need with food vouchers, winter household items such as thick curtains and draught excluders, boiler servicing and kitchen appliances such as slow cookers and air fryers to help reduce energy usage. clerk@freshwater-parish.org.uk
01983 752000
The Isle of Wight Learning Zone All Island £10,000 Supporting the most vulnerable families home educating their children with a warm space for them to socialise, learn cooking and budgeting skills as well as the provision of food vouchers, food parcels and access to a clothing drop and swap. The Isle of Wight Learning Zone
Community Rail Partnership Sandown, Ryde, Shanklin and Ventnor £42,800 Providing food and care packages to those in need along the rail corridor between Ryde and Shanklin (including Ventnor) Also providing cooking classes with free take home hot meals. A community café for isolated individuals is also available. Isle of Wight Community Rail Partnership
solentcrpbobby@gmail.com
07583 897693
Holy Cross Catholic Primary School East Cowes £6,500 The school will be providing families of pupils in need attending school with food vouchers, vouchers for everyday essentials and personal hygiene, Provision of warm winter clothing for school will also be available for these families. 01983 292885
Oakfield CE Primary School Ryde £20,000 Funded to provide warm clothing, school uniforms, food vouchers and items needed to keep warm to families in need. They will also be supplying equipment to help reduce the cost of living, such as slow cookers, hot water dispensers and air fryers to assist with reducing energy costs. 01983 563732
Barton Primary School Newport £20,000 Funded to provide warm clothing, school uniforms, food vouchers and items needed to keep warm to families in need. They will also be supplying equipment to help reduce the cost of living, such as slow cookers, hot water dispensers and air fryers to assist with reducing energy costs. 01983 522469