Clore Duffield Foundation announces £93,000 grants for regional schemes

September 24, 2008

The Clore Duffield Foundation today announced awards totalling £93,490 to support 12 regional Jewish projects.

The foundation established its "Sparks" programmes to stimulate Jewish life outside London.
This year's winners are:

Arthur and Martha for "Kindness" arts programme in Manchester, £11,980

Board of Deputies' Southern Region training programme, £15,000

CCJO Rene Cassin for human rights Shabbat in 10 communities, £6,500

Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation for Festival of Jewish Culture, £4,730

East Anglian Synagogues Together, East winter conference, £2,000

Exeter Hebrew Congregation for Community of Learners adult education course, £5,430

Limmud to support regional days, £19,000

Makor Charitable Trust, Leeds International Performing Arts Festival, £10,000

Mitzvah Day - to extend event to five regional communities, £8,850

Solihull Thursday Club - computer literacy courses for the over-60s, £4,000

UJIA Manchester - to extend Jewish Activities in Mainstream Schools programme to four local schools, £3,000

University Chaplaincy Board - to support events in two communities, £3,000

Last updated: 5:12pm, September 24 2008