12 Causes Share £278k Lottery Cash

12 local causes are starting 2019 with a share of more than a quarter of a million pounds.

£278,563 from lottery profits is being distributed by the Association of Jersey Charities.

It will pay for new offices at the National Trust, roof repairs at Age Concern and a peer support worker for Mind Jersey.

The money will also be used for new museum display cases, equipment for the Air Cadets, and a pilot project to record Jèrriais texts.

Almost £1m was awarded to 36 charities in 2018.

Cash from lottery profits is helping pay for new offices at the National Trust, a peer support worker for Mind Jersey, and roof repairs at Age Concern.

• Maison des Landes Trust – £50,000 for renovation of the hotel manager’s accommodation
• National Trust for Jersey - £50,000 for building works to create new office space, meeting room and disabled facilities
• Jersey Heritage - £29,437 for museum display cases and £2,000 to build a Make Space area in the Handmade Jersey exhibition
• Jersey Child Care Trust - £17,250 for a new fundraising campaign and £12,750 for a new CRM system
• 7 Overseas (Jersey) Squadron Air Training Corps - £28,236.73 for cost of equipment for two new outdoor challenge courses and a trailer
• Mind Jersey - £25,000 for a peer support worker manager salary
• Love Thy Neighbour - £26,000 for the existing CEO salary
• Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Jersey - £15,000 for the award field and development officer salary
• Le Congres des Parlers Normands et Jèrriais - £11,000 for a pilot project to record Jèrriais texts
• Age Concern Jersey - £6,000 for roof repairs
• Pain Support Jersey - £3,890.00 meeting room hire costs
• Triumph Over Phobia - £2,000 for books and administrative costs

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