Below is just a snapshot of some of the organisations we’ve funded in recent years. If you’ve received funding from us and would like to appear below, just provide us with a few decent photos & we’re happy to oblige!
Age UK Gateshead
Age UK Gateshead is an independent local charity, working in the local community to help older people since 1972.
Epic Teesside CIC provides social inclusion activities for vulnerable young people & families, vulnerable/isolated adults and young unwaged adults in the Tees Valley.
Happy at Home
Happy at Home aims to improve older people’s lives with compassion and kindness.
Meadow Well Connected
Meadow Well Connected is a welcoming place where residents of all ages can meet new people and learn
Gateshead Older People's Assembly
The focus of Gateshead Older People's Assembly remains on supporting the independence of older people by offering opportunities to socialise, exercise and learn.
Blyth Tall Ship
Blyth Tall Ship is a life changing ‘Gangway To The Sea’, that brings hope and aspiration to Blyth and the surrounding region, through skills training and individual engagement, supported by a family o
Cramlington Voluntary Youth Project
The Ballinger Charitable Trust has been funding Cramlington Voluntary Project for more than six years, supporting budding youth workers in this part of Northumberland.
North East Young Dads & Lads
The mission of NEYDL is to enable young dads to play a safe, active and meaningful role in their children’s lives, by supporting and connecting young dads and influencing wider practice.
Berwick Youth Project
Since 1995, Berwick Youth Project has provided information & support, supported accommodation, outdoor activities and youth club facilities to young people aged between 13 and 25 in the Berwick area.
Durham Community Action
The work of Durham Community Action includes providing expertise and advice, supporting new initiatives, enabling good volunteering, and providing a voice.
Age UK North Tyneside
The Ballinger Charitable Trust has supported the development and expansion of Age UK North Tyneside's dementia strategy since 2015.
Silverline Memories aleviates the social isolation and loneliness often experienced by people living with dementia and those who love and care for them.
Sunderland All Together Consortium
In 2015, with support from the Ballinger Charitable Trust, local youth work organisations in Sunderland came together to develop a collective approach on how to overcome various challenges
Chopwell Pump Track
Friends of Chopwell Park have worked incredibly hard to bring about the construction of a new pump cycle track for residents and visitors to use in Chopwell, Gateshead borough.
Covid-19 Emergency Grants
In response to the Covid-19 outbreak, we have supported 88 charities and organisations fighting to help those most vulnerable within our local communities.
Redcar Development Trust
Redcar Development Trust run free monthly Intergenerational Days, designed to tackle increasing social isolation and exclusion, poor mental health and low levels of physical activity
A Way Out
A Way Out's Reload programme works exclusively with vulnerable young people in two areas of high deprivation, Port Clarence and Thornaby
YMCA North Tyneside
YMCA North Tyneside has redeveloped its North Shields building from top to bottom - the community cafe was the last piece of their refurbishment jigsaw.