Wiltshire Creative, Salisbury Museum, Wessex Community Action and South Wilts Grammar School have been awarded grants as part of the Salisbury’s City Grants Fund Scheme.

Wiltshire Creative embraces Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse. Main activities lead to the creation and presentation of a pan-arts programme of work, learning and participation with young people and communities.

The organisation was awarded £40,800 for 2019/20 and £41,600 for 2020/21.

Wessex Community Action independent registered charity working with, and on behalf of, volunteers in the community, was awarded £20,000 for 2019/20.

Salisbury Museum presents expertise, creativity and passion, and its wide-ranging collections, with world-class displays, exhibitions and events, of archaeological, historic and artistic riches of Salisbury and South Wiltshire. It records an average of 30,000 visitors a year.

It was awarded £16,000 for 2019/20 and £16,000 for 2020/21.

South Wilts Grammar School for girls aged 11 to 18 was awarded £20,000 for 2019/20. The school is a member of South West Academic Trust (SWAT) and specialise in maths, computing and science, and supporting local primary schools. The funding will help replace the existing athletics track in August, 2019, for the benefit of the local community.

The Grants Fund supports community-led events, purchases and projects that improve the quality of life and wellbeing of Salisbury residents.

More details: Salisbury City Council on 01722 417100 or email info@salisburycitycouncil.gov.uk

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