Community Fund

A fund to support local projects

The main aim of the fund is to support local projects and good causes that have a tangible on-going positive impact from a community, social or environmental perspective.

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£1,000 Steamship Company donation will save lives across Cornwall

Three training units bought with a £1,000 grant will help save thousands of lives across Cornwall, according to the Ronnie Richards Memorial Charity. The iPad training units will be used to teach lifesaving first aid routines, including how to use a defibrillator. They were bought by the charity with a £1,000 grant from the Isles…

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First ever kit for Scilly footballers thanks to Steamship Company

Young footballers on the Isles of Scilly have celebrated the start of 2017 by wearing their new club kits for the first time. The players debuted the kits on Saturday (7th) and have been proudly wearing them around the islands. The Five Islands Football Club has never had a club kit until now, and it…

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Third round of Community Fund awards open

The third and final round of this year’s Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s £30,000 Community Fund is now open to applications from local good causes. As part of its commitment to giving something back to the communities it serves, the company has so far given away £16,000 to 15 different projects that will benefit people…

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Steamship Company lights up St Erth thanks to award from Community Fund

Three hundred energy-efficient bulbs will be lighting up the village of St Erth this Christmas thanks to a donation from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company’s Community Fund. The committee which runs the Christmas lights applied for a grant from the £30,000 Community Fund to help pay for the replacement of hundreds of bulbs to…

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Steamship Company to give away £9,000 in grants

The Isles of Scilly Steamship Company will be giving away more than £9,000 to local good causes as part of its commitment to giving something back to the communities it serves. Nine projects that will benefit local communities have been chosen to receive the money in the second round of awards from the company’s £30,000…

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Three new schools in business competition thanks to grant

Three Cornish schools are taking part in this year’s Young Enterprise Company Programme for this first time, thanks to a grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. Pupils from Mounts Bay Academy, St Ives School and Redruth School are now battling against 14 other teams to become the best young business brains in Cornwall.…

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First joint camp for Scilly Brownies and Guides thanks to Steamship Company

Brownies and Guides on the Isles of Scilly have been camping together for the first time this week thanks to the arrival of a huge marquee paid for by the Isles of Scilly Steamship Company. Thirty girls from the 1st Isles of Scilly Brownies and Guides have been camping at Sandybanks Farm on St Mary’s,…

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Final call for applications to second round of grants

The final call for applications to the second round of awards from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s £30,000 Community Fund is being made this week. Projects that will benefit communities on the Isles of Scilly and in West Cornwall have until the end of the month (August) to apply for a grant. Bids to…

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Scilly family embark on 850-mile charity cycle

A Scilly family is cycling unsupported from John O’Groats to Land’s End to raise money for charity – despite only having five miles of island road to practice on. After winning a £650 grant from the Isles of Scilly Steamship Group’s Community Fund to pay for all their travel expenses and make the challenge possible,…

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