In May 2022 we received £500 pounds from the Magic Little Grants, Localgiving.
We would like to extend a huge thank you to the support and contributions from the Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, who make this programme possible.
The six funding trusts from the People’s Postcode Lottery who we will be collaborating with to administer our biggest ever Magic Little Grants programme in 2022 are:
Funding application: Wood Sisters is a Forest School for Women from 14 to 114 years old. It will take place once a month and it’s a few hours for women to come together in circle and share. With the recent challenges covid and ongoing challenges of the living crisis, we know women need an opportunity to get out into nature. Time spent in a natural environment being physical and creative is known to improve mental health and well-being. Money will subsidised places and support the cost of refreshments and materials.
Funding feedback: We provided Forest School session for Women from 14 years plus. We met once a month and for a few hours for women who came together in circle and share. We provided the opportunity to connect and share and discover that perhaps women are going through similar experiences. Funding was spent on tea/coffee kit, food to provide lunch, craft materials and subsidising some places. These activities had a positive impact and feedback included being given permission to have time to relax and spend time for themselves. Women enjoyed the time in nature and particularly the crafting the community campfire stew eating! Many found it inspiring to be in a space where they could be heard openly and authentically and led to really strong connections and relationships being built.