The Mill has been awarded a £300 grant after applying to Equilibrium Asset Management’s Cheshire East Community Support Scheme.
The Bramhall-based youth centre relies on donations from individuals and charities to enable it to provide a safe and friendly environment in which young people can meet safely, learn new skills and socialise with their friends.
The Mill was set up in September 2000 for 11 – 18-year-olds as a Millennium Project of Churches Together in Bramhall and Woodford. It offers free weekday drop-in sessions at The Hub, as well as providing music, games, food and drink at its increasingly popular Saturday Night Fever.
Mark Sweeting, Chair of Trustees of the Millennium Youth Bar Trust said: “The grant will go towards the refurbishment or renewal of items of equipment and continue providing this very worthwhile service to the young people of Bramhall.
“The generous donation from Equilibrium will help fund the shortfall and contribute to helping us continue our valuable work. On behalf of The Mill and all its Trustees, may I take this opportunity to thank Equilibrium for their kind contribution.”
Equilibrium Asset Management’s Community Support Scheme awards grants ranging from £100 to £500 to community organisations and charities across the region.
Projects that promote party political activities or religious causes, projects that benefit or involve animals and commercial enterprises are not accepted.
The wealth management company has run the scheme since 2015 and awarded over £11,000 in funds to community groups to date.
Wilmslow-headquartered Equilibrium Asset Management says applications to the first round of this year’s community support scheme can be submitted up until March 25.