Here is a selection of past charitable projects we’ve supported:
Charity: University of Bath Project: The Hebron and Medlock Professor of Information Technology Grants: Endowment fund set up in 1985 to fund the chair in perpetuity. The value of the fund reached over £1.2m in 2020. Key achievements: Helped the Department of Computer Science grow from six to more than 41 staff since 1985 Helped
Charity: Bath City Farm Project: Extending the volunteering programmes and creating a ‘welcome to groups’ package Grants: £6,000 per year for three years Key achievements: 10 projects designed to help adults and children facing adversity delivered in 2018-19 109 people with a mental health diagnosis attending our Grow it Programme to support their recovery. 42,000
Charity: Sporting Family Change, Bath Project: Mentoring programme in primary schools across Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Grants: £197,750 over five years, 2015 to 2020 Key achievements: Provided sporting mentoring at 18 primary and nine secondary schools Reached 850 children and young people in five years Delivered 8,400 hours of mentoring over five years
Project: Recruitment of a full-time fundraiser to support the charity’s future projects Grants: £75,000 over three years from 2015 Key achievements: Within two years the fundraiser had secured £581,160 – seven times the value of the original grant £35,000 raised for Housing First, a project providing housing for homeless people £190,000 raised from Children in
Grants: £164,333 match funding in 2018
The Big Give Christmas Challenge is a match funding campaign that runs for a week and enables charities to amplify their donations. As a Big Give Champion, the Coles-Medlock Foundation provided match funding for 32 charities working in international development. This money after being matched by the charities, the public and adding Gift Aid where applicable leveraged the funding 4.61 times meaning a total of £757,155 was raised.