The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has given a share of £200m to 11 charities in Milton Keynes South from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund.
Iain Stewart MP welcomes this announcement as part of the £750 million support package to ensure voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors across the country can continue their vital work during this difficult period.
The scheme is one of the most generous in the world and by far the most generous in Europe for the charity sector.
The 11 charities receiving funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund are:
Grand Union Vineyard Church (GUV) - £10,000
Milton Keynes Play Association - £9,900
Buckinghamshire Masonic Centenary Fund - £9,999
Aspects Trust CIO - £5,090
Multiple Sclerosis Society - Milton Keynes & District Group - £2,820
Startuponline - £9,500
DREAMSAI Milton Keynes - £9,920
Milton Keynes Special Needs Advancement Project - £100,000
Milton Keynes Youth Counselling and Information Service Foundation Ltd - £25,000
National Association for Gifted Children - £34,668
Milton Keynes IAC - £31,800
Commenting, Iain Stewart MP said:
“This funding from DCMS will provide a lifeline for these charities in my constituency to continue providing the excellent services and support they all provide.
“It is another example of this Conservative Government’s commitment to helping everyone through this difficult time.”