Together Fund

Teamwork helps create long-lasting communities and is key to shaping our future generations. That’s why Venator is supporting teamwork-focused projects across the North East of England.

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What is Venator's Together Fund?

Venator’s Together Fund will award 40 grants of £250 to North East-based groups and organisations that inspire great teamwork. The fund is open to grassroots sports clubs, Ofsted registered education providers, community and not-for-profit groups, and social enterprises.

Public voting closed on Sunday 30 September. The 40 applicants with the most votes have been awarded with a £250 grant. You can see all the applications below – as well as the runners up.

 

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2018 Winners

Neighbourhood Welfare

3074

Neighbourhood Welfare

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Grangetown Netball Club

1533

Grangetown Netball Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Guisborough and East Cleveland Sea Cadets

1530

Guisborough and East Cleveland Sea Cadets

North Yorkshire

Community Group

Darlington Harriers & Athletics Club

1497

Darlington Harriers & Athletics Club

Darlington

Sports Clubs

Skelton United Under 10/12 Girls

1377

Skelton United Under 10/12 Girls

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Fairfield Primary School

1342

Fairfield Primary School

Stockton

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Hartlepool Rovers

1333

Hartlepool Rovers

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Living Well with Dementia Project

1283

Living Well with Dementia Project

South Tyneside

Community Group

Hartlepool st francis u10 royals

1241

Hartlepool st francis u10 royals

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Polish Saturday School

1225

Polish Saturday School

Durham

Not For Profit Group

Middlesbrough Youth Theatre (MYT)

1171

Middlesbrough Youth Theatre (MYT)

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Skelton United Lionesses

1120

Skelton United Lionesses

North Yorkshire

Sports Clubs

Wynyard Village FC under 8 development team

1114

Wynyard Village FC under 8 development team

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Children’s Dance Opportunities

1079

Children’s Dance Opportunities

Stockton

Community Group

Trimdon Concert Brass Band

1073

Trimdon Concert Brass Band

Durham

Community Group

Newcastle Roller Girls

1067

Newcastle Roller Girls

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Billingham Juniors FC Under 12 Lionesses

1033

Billingham Juniors FC Under 12 Lionesses

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Hapkido Teesside

1016

Hapkido Teesside

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

Pierremont Giving Garden

1010

Pierremont Giving Garden

Darlington

Not For Profit Group

South Shields Under 8s Football Team

1009

South Shields Under 8s Football Team

South Tyneside

Sports Clubs

Spennymoor Cricket Club

989

Spennymoor Cricket Club

Durham

Sports Clubs

Marton Whites U12s Football Team

963

Marton Whites U12s Football Team

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Stainsby School of Gymnastics

937

Stainsby School of Gymnastics

Stockton

Not For Profit Group

6th NORTON (ST JOSEPH’S) SCOUT GROUP

935

6th NORTON (ST JOSEPH’S) SCOUT GROUP

Stockton

Community Group

Guisborough Ladies and Girls FC

924

Guisborough Ladies and Girls FC

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Coatham Netball Club

915

Coatham Netball Club

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Great Ayton U10’s

895

Great Ayton U10’s

North Yorkshire

Sports Clubs

Stockton Rugby Football Club (U13/U15 Girls Team)

889

Stockton Rugby Football Club (U13/U15 Girls Team)

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Norton Hockey Club

883

Norton Hockey Club

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Chester le Street Amateur Rowing Club

866

Chester le Street Amateur Rowing Club

Durham

Sports Clubs

Bishop Auckland St Marys Juniors fc

861

Bishop Auckland St Marys Juniors fc

Durham

Sports Clubs

Boro Real Fans Believe in Dreams

860

Boro Real Fans Believe in Dreams

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

Darlington Quakers u9s

854

Darlington Quakers u9s

Durham

Sports Clubs

Backworth Park Primary School

844

Backworth Park Primary School

North Tyneside

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Grangetown boys club

839

Grangetown boys club

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Middlesbrough Roller Hockey Club

839

Middlesbrough Roller Hockey Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Cleveland Juniors

831

Cleveland Juniors

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Spennymoor Town Band

819

Spennymoor Town Band

Durham

Community Group

Easington District Angling Society

806

Easington District Angling Society

Durham

Sports Clubs

Little Treasures

798

Little Treasures

Durham

Not For Profit Group

Corbridge United Junior Football Club

795

Corbridge United Junior Football Club

Northumberland

Sports Clubs

Susie Jenkins School of Dance

766

Susie Jenkins School of Dance

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

Teesside Rangers Football Club

726

Teesside Rangers Football Club

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Coxhoe Crusaders Netball

717

Coxhoe Crusaders Netball

Darlington

Sports Clubs

Aston Netball

715

Aston Netball

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Page2stage Community group

675

Page2stage Community group

Stockton

Community Group

Newcastle University Ultimate Frisbee

672

Newcastle University Ultimate Frisbee

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Lets Take Action!

643

Lets Take Action!

Stockton

Community Group

Stokesley Hockey Club

585

Stokesley Hockey Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Wilkinson Dance Academy

574

Wilkinson Dance Academy

Middlesbrough

Community Group

Saltburn Athletic Football Club

567

Saltburn Athletic Football Club

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

stanley juniors fc u16s

554

stanley juniors fc u16s

Durham

Sports Clubs

South Park Rangers JFC U7s

551

South Park Rangers JFC U7s

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Sunderland Headlight

497

Sunderland Headlight

Sunderland

Community Group

GOLDEN FALCON TAEKWONDO

491

GOLDEN FALCON TAEKWONDO

North Tyneside

Sports Clubs

Hartlepool United Community Sports Foundation

490

Hartlepool United Community Sports Foundation

Hartlepool

Community Group

Aspire to Believe

483

Aspire to Believe

Redcar & Cleveland

Not For Profit Group

Yarm Rugby Club

469

Yarm Rugby Club

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Billingham Amateur Swimming Club

459

Billingham Amateur Swimming Club

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Blackhall Community Centre

454

Blackhall Community Centre

Durham

Not For Profit Group

Priory Archers

432

Priory Archers

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Hummersknott Badminton Club

425

Hummersknott Badminton Club

Darlington

Sports Clubs

Hetton New Inn F.C

386

Hetton New Inn F.C

Durham

Sports Clubs

7 Bridges

358

7 Bridges

Gateshead

Community Group

Acklam Gym Club

358

Acklam Gym Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Phoenix Junior Badminton Club

346

Phoenix Junior Badminton Club

Durham

Sports Clubs

Eston Amateur Swimming Club

337

Eston Amateur Swimming Club

Middlesbrough

Sports Clubs

Abbeyfields First School

336

Abbeyfields First School

Northumberland

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Middlesbrough Sportability Club

332

Middlesbrough Sportability Club

Middlesbrough

Not For Profit Group

6th Fairfield Rainbows

330

6th Fairfield Rainbows

Stockton

Community Group

Whickham Cricket Club

322

Whickham Cricket Club

Gateshead

Sports Clubs

YMCA North Tyneside

313

YMCA North Tyneside

North Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Redcar Triathlon club

303

Redcar Triathlon club

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Elmfield Badminton Club

298

Elmfield Badminton Club

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Whitburn and Cleadon U12’s Football Club

264

Whitburn and Cleadon U12’s Football Club

South Tyneside

Sports Clubs

Norton & Stockton Ancients U11 Ambers

264

Norton & Stockton Ancients U11 Ambers

Stockton

Sports Clubs

LD:NorthEast

257

LD:NorthEast

North Tyneside

Not For Profit Group

Riding Mill Outdoor Preschool

252

Riding Mill Outdoor Preschool

Northumberland

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

The Reg Vardy Band

216

The Reg Vardy Band

Durham

Community Group

Sunderland Community Action Group

213

Sunderland Community Action Group

Sunderland

Social Enterprises

Tri Northumberland

212

Tri Northumberland

Northumberland

Sports Clubs

3rd Eaglescliffe Brownies

190

3rd Eaglescliffe Brownies

Stockton

Community Group

Alphonsus Friends Community Group

188

Alphonsus Friends Community Group

Middlesbrough

Community Group

Leven District Scout Council

188

Leven District Scout Council

North Yorkshire

Community Group

Cramlington Table Tennis Club

185

Cramlington Table Tennis Club

Northumberland

Sports Clubs

Epic Teesside CIC

184

Epic Teesside CIC

Durham

Social Enterprises

Newcastle East Kinship Carers

180

Newcastle East Kinship Carers

Newcastle

Community Group

Kayak Northumbria

166

Kayak Northumbria

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Friends of Red House Ramble

165

Friends of Red House Ramble

North Tyneside

Community Group

Durham Amateur Rowing Club (DARC)

161

Durham Amateur Rowing Club (DARC)

Durham

Sports Clubs

Marton Community Centre Group

155

Marton Community Centre Group

Middlesbrough

Community Group

1st hartburn sea scouts

152

1st hartburn sea scouts

Stockton

Not For Profit Group

St John’s School

128

St John’s School

Stockton

Ofsted Registered Education Providers

Miss Tina’s (Sunderland) Community Interest Company Ltd

126

Miss Tina’s (Sunderland) Community Interest Company Ltd

Sunderland

Not For Profit Group

Teesside Slot Car Club

126

Teesside Slot Car Club

Stockton

Sports Clubs

Forest Hall Bowling Club

114

Forest Hall Bowling Club

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Greatham White u10’s

92

Greatham White u10’s

Hartlepool

Sports Clubs

Newcastle University Surf Club

88

Newcastle University Surf Club

Newcastle

Sports Clubs

Marske Brass Band Est 1875

58

Marske Brass Band Est 1875

North Yorkshire

Community Group

Pro Active Community Endeavours

52

Pro Active Community Endeavours

Sunderland

Not For Profit Group

The Friends of Guisborough Forest & Walkway

39

The Friends of Guisborough Forest & Walkway

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

Stella Dons FC

29

Stella Dons FC

Sunderland

Sports Clubs

Stockton 16th Boys Brigade

12

Stockton 16th Boys Brigade

Stockton

Community Group

MTB Guisborough

6

MTB Guisborough

Redcar & Cleveland

Sports Clubs

Submit 2 Success

6

Submit 2 Success

North Yorkshire

Not For Profit Group

Tees Valley Walking Football Club

3

Tees Valley Walking Football Club

Redcar & Cleveland

Community Group

washington United Football Club

2

washington United Football Club

Sunderland

Sports Clubs