The following charities received minor grants from the Grand Charity in May 2012, totalling £20,000.
Age-Exchange Theatre Trust £2,000
Helps elderly people, especially those in care and with dementia, through reminiscence-based creative projects.
British Ex-Services Wheelchair Sports Association (BEWSA): £1,500
Provides nationwide sporting opportunities for disabled service veterans.
Christian Lewis Trust: £2,000
Provides support for children with cancer and their families.
The Foundation for Conductive Education: £2,500
Aims to enable children with physical disabilities to achieve greater independence through programmes of active learning with an aim to increase their motivation to succeed, confidence and self-esteem.
Provides interactive and educational workshops, written and created by disabled people, and delivered in mainstream schools.
Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide): £2,500
Aims to promote sound mental health amongst young people and to prevent young suicides.
Provides vital support in the form of specialist, domestic and educational equipment to families who are at a financial disadvantage and caring for a terminally ill child at home.
VICTA Children: £2,000
Supports blind and partially sighted children by providing grants for equipment and services to help them develop socially, emotionally and educationally.