Community Fund

The Venator Community Fund celebrates our values of teamwork and innovation, rewarding like-minded community organisations by funding projects across the North East.

Community Fund 2021 winners

What is Venator's Community Fund?

Venator’s Community Fund launched in 2018 to award 40 grants to North East-based groups and organisations that inspire teamwork and innovation.

The fund supports grassroots sports clubs, Ofsted registered education providers and other community-based and not-for-profit groups.

Take a look at our Community Fund 2021 winners below.

Winners of Venator's Community Fund 2021

Hartlepool Rugby Football Club

Hartlepool Rugby Football Club

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Kingston Park Primary School

Kingston Park Primary School

Newcastle

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

The Owl Tree Children’s Cafe  CIC

The Owl Tree Children’s Cafe CIC

Newcastle

Social Enterprises

Acre Rigg Social Club

Acre Rigg Social Club

Durham

Community Group

Hamsterley Trailblazers

Hamsterley Trailblazers

Durham

Community Group

Kenton School

Kenton School

Newcastle

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Redcar Town Lionesses Football Team

Redcar Town Lionesses Football Team

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Friends of Wynyard Primary School

Friends of Wynyard Primary School

Durham

Not For Profit Group

Shooting Stars Netball Club

Shooting Stars Netball Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Spennymoor Town Band

Spennymoor Town Band

Durham

Community Group

Yarm Rugby

Yarm Rugby

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

North Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Beamish and East Stanley cricket

Beamish and East Stanley cricket

Durham

Sports Clubs

Marden Amateur Boxing Club

Marden Amateur Boxing Club

North Tyneside

Sports Clubs

Hartlepool Rovers Women & Girls

Hartlepool Rovers Women & Girls

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Ryhope Allstars Marching Band

Ryhope Allstars Marching Band

Sunderland

Community Group

Friends of Benton Park Primary School

Friends of Benton Park Primary School

Newcastle

Community Group

North Shields Heritology Project

North Shields Heritology Project

North Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Eaglescliffe Elementis Junior Football Club – Under 11 Blues

Eaglescliffe Elementis Junior Football Club – Under 11 Blues

Stockton

Sports Clubs

miles for men

miles for men

Hartlepool

Not For Profit Group

St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy

St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy

Stockton

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Primrose Parks Alliance

Primrose Parks Alliance

South Tyneside

Community Group

Coquet Cycling club

Coquet Cycling club

Northumberland

Community Group

Teesside Hospice “Forget me Not” Support

Teesside Hospice “Forget me Not” Support

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Wylam Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

Wylam Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

Northumberland

Community Group

Billingham Synthonia U11 Whites

Billingham Synthonia U11 Whites

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Middlesbrough Roller Hockey Club

Middlesbrough Roller Hockey Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Hartlepool St Francis Football Club

Hartlepool St Francis Football Club

Hartlepool

Community Group

Wolviston FC

Wolviston FC

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Headland Festivals Group (Wintertide Festival)

Headland Festivals Group (Wintertide Festival)

Hartlepool

Community Group

Hwa-rang ITF Taekwondo Newcastle

Hwa-rang ITF Taekwondo Newcastle

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Polish Saturday School in Darlington

Polish Saturday School in Darlington

Durham

Not For Profit Group

Hartlepool BBOB RFC

Hartlepool BBOB RFC

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Hartlepool United Women

Hartlepool United Women

Durham

Sports Clubs

Wynyard Village FC

Wynyard Village FC

Durham

Sports Clubs

111 (Sunderland) Squadron

111 (Sunderland) Squadron

Sunderland

Community Group

Levendale Primary School PTA

Levendale Primary School PTA

Stockton

Not For Profit Group

Hartlepool Wildlife Rescue

Hartlepool Wildlife Rescue

Hartlepool

Not For Profit Group

Heel and Toe Children’s Charity

Heel and Toe Children’s Charity

Durham

Not For Profit Group

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Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Stainsby Gymnastics

Stainsby Gymnastics

Stockton

Not For Profit Group

The white feather project

The white feather project

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

4th Norton Rainbows and Brownies

4th Norton Rainbows and Brownies

Stockton

Community Group

Hartlepool Carers

Hartlepool Carers

Hartlepool

Not For Profit Group

Trimdon Grange Community Association

Trimdon Grange Community Association

Durham

Community Group

Redcar Cricket Club Juniors

Redcar Cricket Club Juniors

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

2nd Peterlee Scouts Group

2nd Peterlee Scouts Group

Durham

Community Group

Tees River Rescue

Tees River Rescue

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Engineering Together and CIHT

Engineering Together and CIHT

Stockton

Not For Profit Group

Boosbeck Village Hall

Boosbeck Village Hall

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

Sedgefield Players Youth Section (SPYS)

Sedgefield Players Youth Section (SPYS)

Durham

Community Group

Fulwell Community Library

Fulwell Community Library

Sunderland

Social Enterprises

Veterans Onside

Veterans Onside

Durham

Not For Profit Group

KAYAKS (The Kids And Young Adults Klub-Special needs support group)

KAYAKS (The Kids And Young Adults Klub-Special needs support group)

South Tyneside

Community Group

Bilton Hall Community Trust

Bilton Hall Community Trust

South Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Birtley Town Juniors Fc

Birtley Town Juniors Fc

Durham

Sports Clubs

1 Hart, 1 Mind, 1 Future

1 Hart, 1 Mind, 1 Future

Hartlepool

Not For Profit Group

Langley park fc

Langley park fc

Durham

Sports Clubs

Our Lady of Lourdes RC School

Our Lady of Lourdes RC School

Durham

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

2nd Thornaby Rainbows

2nd Thornaby Rainbows

Stockton

Community Group

Age Concern Tyneside South (ACTS)

Age Concern Tyneside South (ACTS)

South Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Harbour Support Services

Harbour Support Services

Hartlepool

Not For Profit Group

Stockton Hope

Stockton Hope

Durham

Community Group

Dave saunders football academy

Dave saunders football academy

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

Tees Valley Walking Football Club

Tees Valley Walking Football Club

Redcar & Cleveland

Not For Profit Group

Friends of Deafhill Primary School & Community Group

Friends of Deafhill Primary School & Community Group

Durham

Community Group

Woodsmoke Group

Woodsmoke Group

Sunderland

Not For Profit Group