Posts Categorized: Funding

Funding for new Mobile Information Stand

Thanks to the NHB Micro Grant we received from Aylesbury Vale District Council, Relate MTB has a smart, mobile information stand that we can take out to local events and meetings. It enables us to reach out into communities to share the wide range of counselling available to local people and the many ways that… Read more »

Thank you to Kop Hill Climb

    A record-breaking year for the popular Kop Hill Climb Festival will benefit Relate MTB clients thanks to a donation by the organisers to our Bursary Funding Scheme. The Kop Hill Climb is held in September in the Chiltern Hills, featuring cars, motor bikes, fair rides, music and a thrilling soapbox kart race – all… Read more »

Prince Philip Trust supports Relate MTB

The Prince Philip Trust Fund is supporting relationship counselling for local couples and families with a £1,000 grant towards providing a counselling room in Windsor for Relate Mid Thames and Buckinghamshire (Relate MTB). Comedy actor and broadcaster Tim Brooke-Taylor OBE, President of Relate MTB, thanked Trustee and Treasurer Ross Wilson when they met counsellors at… Read more »

Chiltern District Council Grant Award

The difference Relate MTB makes to local residents and communities has been recognised with a grant of £1,260 from Chiltern District Council. We are committed to providing high quality relationship counselling and those who are unable to pay can apply for support from our Bursary Funding Scheme. Currently 17% of sessions we deliver are partly… Read more »

Huge help from a world in miniature

Bekonscot Model village is a miniature world that makes a huge difference and Relate MTB is delighted to be one of the many local charities and good causes that it supports, through the Roland Callingham Foundation. The late Roland Callingham created Bekonscot, the world’s oldest and original model village and railway set in the 1930s,… Read more »

South Bucks District Council

Building resilient communities is a key focus for many local authorities and the work of Relate MTB’s team of professional counsellors in this area has again been recognised with a grant from South Bucks District Council. In 2017-18 we delivered 286 counselling appointments to South Bucks residents with many relying on our Bursary Funding Scheme… Read more »

Louis Baylis Trust supports Relate MTB Bursary Funding Scheme

Thanks to the generous support of the Louis Baylis (Maidenhead Advertiser) Charitable Trust our Bursary Funding Scheme has received a grant of £2,000. The Bursary is funded entirely by donations and supports local people in receiving professional relationship counselling, regardless of their ability to pay. In May [2018] 17% of sessions were either wholly or… Read more »

Relate receives donation from Bucks’ Freemasons

Bucks’ Freemasons recently donated £1000 through the Heart of Bucks Foundation to Relate Mid Thames and Buckinghamshire to purchase a new computer and some phone compatible headsets for use by the counsellors and appointments team. We have a head office in Maidenhead, and offices throughout Buckinghamshire and East Berkshire and although Relate MTB is a… Read more »

Thank you to the Louis Baylis Trust

January 2018 The Louis Baylis Trust, funded by our local newspaper the Advertiser, has generously supported our training programme with a grant of £1,600.  This money will contribute to the help we are able to give to victims of domestic abuse. Centre Director Fiona Greenfield says: “Often people do not recognise that the way they… Read more »

Sad news – Relate charity shop to close

Relate Mid Thames & Buckinghamshire (MTB) has had the Relate Charity Shop for 4 years to raise money for the Bursary Funding Scheme – this has enabled people to access high quality, professional relationship counselling regardless of whether they can afford the fee.  The shop will be sadly be opening its doors for the last… Read more »