Getting Online Grant from Rotherham Federation of Communities

22nd August 2018

Rotherham Federation are pleased to announce that, with funding from Rotherham Borough Council, a total of 16 Applications for the “Getting Online” Grant were successful and have received grants for their Group to help residents “get online”. A total of £4693 was paid out.

  • Treeton Community Centre – £300 towards start up of a Digital Cyber Café
  • Aspire Community Hub – Running Digital Sessions to users – £300
  • Friends of Rosehill Park – £300 to turn knit and natter sessions into Digital Sessions
  • Crafty Talk – £288 for MiFi units/tablets to get online
  • Bakersfield Court – £300 towards Tutor for computer course sessions
  • Action Housing – Run Digital Drop in Sessions for users – £300
  • MVNA – Digital Sessions run at the library – £300
  • UMMEED – £300 to do digital sessions for service users
  • Rotherham District Explorer Scouts – £300 for MiFi units across the borough
  • Rotherham Drop in Community Centre – £250 for MiFi and Digital Sessions to users
  • Hellaby Community Project – £300 towards WIFI and Tutor Sessions
  • Harley Village Mission Room Trust – £300 for Tablets to offer Digital Sessions
  • Asian Ladies Society – £280 towards tutor costs for Computer Course
  • Swinton Community Focus Group – £300 towards running digital sessions to users
  • Fitzwilliam Association – £300 for MiFi and tablets to run digital sessions
  • Leverton Way TARA Group – £274.99 for WIFI and Digital Sessions to users

Rotherham Federation board member, Pete DeVeaux, said, ‘We’re delighted to work alongside Rotherham Council with these grants. Local community groups can really benefit by being online and these awards will hopefully go some way to improve their status in the digital world.’