On Wednesday 22nd May, ARISE Hatfield awarded 7 Hatfield organisations with funds ranging from £515 to £1,000 for their projects at a ceremony, held at The River Cottage Restaurant at Hatfield House.

ARISE Hatfield has made over £63,000 of donations, supporting 76 projects since it began in 2013.

Projects that benefitted from the latest round of funding were:

The De Havilland Community Project – who were awarded £515 for their summer fun day in August this year.

De Havilland Primary School – who were awarded £997.50 to purchase a class set of Ukuleles for use in music lessons and school shows.

Potential Kids received £1,000 to buy some equipment for their sensory room for young people to use when they feel overwhelmed.

Howe Dell Play Scheme was granted £1,000 to fund the purchase of scooters and bikes to encourage outdoor play at their holiday play schemes and breakfast and after school clubs.

Young Life International was awarded £1,000 for their bash day camp BBQ and high ropes adventure which will take place in the summer for local kids.

Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival received £1,000 for their education outreach programme for kids to fund artist fees, travel, venue hire, lighting and equipment.

Hatfield Army Cadet Force were granted £1,000 to develop their training provisions for 12-18 year olds. Funds will pay for a new first aid doll, walkie talkies, high-vis vests and a gazebo.

If your project needs funding of up to £1,000 then please visit www.arisehatfield.comfor more information and an application form.