Tag Archive for 'Guernsey Arts Commission'

Guernsey’s elderly to benefit from charities receiving grant funding

September 12th, 2014 by Guernsey Community Foundation

The first round of the Pargiter Trust Grants has seen more than £19,000 awarded to Bailiwick charities working with elderly people. Five recipients were awarded grants: Milly’s Foundation, Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association, Carers Coming Together, Eldad Elim Church and the Guernsey Arts Commission. The Guernsey Community Foundation has been working with the Pargiter Trust, […]

Guernsey charities have three days left to apply for the 2012 Barclays Champion Charities Awards

October 16th, 2012 by Barclays

Guernsey charities have until the deadline of Friday 19 October 2012 to apply for the Barclays Champion Charities Awards. The annual awards programme offers funding for local charities and the opportunity for them to partner with Barclays to work towards achieving their goals. The awards are open to registered charities based in Guernsey and national […]

Barclays offers funds to charities focused on helping Guernsey youth

September 12th, 2012 by Barclays

Barclays is again offering funds for local Guernsey charities through its annual Champion Charities Awards. However, in a change from 2011, the awards will aim to help charities work in a specific area: improving life, financial and entrepreneurial skills in the island’s young people. The awards are open to registered charities that are based locally […]

Guernsey Community Foundation awards grants to five charities

August 23rd, 2012 by Guernsey Community Foundation

Five Guernsey projects have benefitted from the second round of the Guernsey Community Foundation’s Quarterly Grants Programme. Drug Concern were granted £4,000 for its ‘Moving Parents and Children Together’ (MPACT) programme. The Panel was very impressed by the work of the programme and the development of the MPACT programme which would benefit families coping with […]

Arts Sunday community celebration on the St Peter Port sea front

June 18th, 2012 by Richard Lord

There was a wonderful community spirit on the St Peter Port waterfront on 17 June 2012. The day began with the excitement of the Father’s Day Half Marathon sponsored by Sportingbet, which finished at the Weighbridge, St Peter Port. Lee Merrien won in spectacular fashion finishing about nine minutes ahead of the second runner to […]

Barclays Wealth distributes £30,000 to twelve Guernsey charities

November 19th, 2011 by Barclays Wealth

Twelve charities have secured a share of £30,000 at the inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011. The winners were announced at a special presentation evening at The Venue, St Peter Port on Thursday 17 November. Of the 29 applications made to the inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011, which is open to registered charities in […]

Fourteen Guernsey charities shortlisted for inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011

November 1st, 2011 by Barclays Wealth

Fourteen charities have been shortlisted for the inaugural Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011. The winners, who will each be awarded a share of £25,000, will be announced at a presentation evening on Thursday 17 November 2011 at The Venue, St Peter Port. There were 29 applications made to the Barclays Wealth Champion Charities 2011 which […]

Compete for a prize in the Guernsey Arts Commission ‘Art on The Beach’ fun at Vazon on 19 June

June 10th, 2011 by Events

The Guernsey Arts Commission is holding the second annual Art on The Beach 3D Sand Sculpture Competition on Sunday 19 June 2011 between 2.30 and 4.30 pm next to the north slipway of Vazon Beach on Guernsey’s west coast.

A host of talent to participate in The inaugural Guernsey Literary Festival from 12 to 15 May 2011

April 25th, 2011 by Guernsey Literary Festival

Richard Fleming writes “The Guernsey Literary Festival takes place between 12 and 15 May and promises to be an exciting event, offering a wide choice of entertaining, amusing and thought-provoking activities that will appeal to both young and old alike. “A host of talent will be arriving on our shores to offer festival-goers a heady […]