Friends & Funders

We like our friends to know how much we appreciate them.

Often people support us by giving their time, their skills or access to their resources at little or no cost. Some of our friends provide funds, training and business support, you are helping strengthen what we are doing.

We want to celebrate our friendship by sharing their links below. Please support them if you can. If you do contact them, be sure to mention that you saw the link on our website.

Some of Our Creative Collaborators:

Alison Mott – Creative writer – click here to Alisons Web page

Stuart Dilks – Illustrator

Natalie Sweeney – Art To Order –  click here to Natalies Facebook Page

Kristiana Groza – Leather Artist – click here for Kristianas Facebook Page

Darren Graffman – click here to Graffmans Facebook Page

Dave Ward – Emptea Design – click here to Daves Facebook Page

James Reader – Film Maker – click here to Website

Morgan Baker – Maker / Hacker –  click here to Morgans Website

Blair Robertson – East Midlands Innovation and Design – click here to Website

Llynda Baugh – Mosaic Artist – click here for Llyndas Facebook Page

Steve Tanner – Vinyldecals Direct – click here to Website

EPT Workwear –  Click here to Website

Wesley Ewing – Context Products – Graphics and Printing – click here to Website

Wildgoose Education – click here to the Website

We would like to thank all of our funders and supporters:

  • Go MAD Ltd – for training in Go MAD Thinking and support to develop community and young peoples THINK! tools Click to Website 
  • Castle Rock High School – for providing a base to plan Click to Website
  • The National Lottery – Awards for All 2018 for Project Costs – Recycle your Thinking : Creative solutions from grass roots
  • The Heritage Lottery Fund 2018 – For Project Costs – Famous 50 Geocache trail
  • Leicestershire County Council 2018 & 2017/18 – For Infrastructure & Project Costs – Grow Cook Share Activities in Coalville (delivered by Coalville Education Partnership) Click to Facebook page
  • Go Make a Difference & Leicestershire County Council 2017/18 – For Project Costs – taster THINK! sessions
  • Nottingham Business Venture – For contribution to infrastructure costs
  • Leicestershire County Council Shire Grant 2017 – For contribution to Famous 50 Exhibition
  • Central England Co-operative Membership – for providing an exhibition space, support costs and a materials store
  • North West Leciestershire District Council 2016/17/18 – for Project Costs – Coalville Heroes & 2018
  • Sport England – For Project Costs to deliver Fit and Fed Programme 2017
  • Sir John Moore Foundation via Arts Council England 2016/17 – For Project Costs to deliver creative and heritage activities with young people – Click here to Website

Membership and support organisations:

  • Locality – http://locality.org.uk/
  • AIM – https://www.aim-museums.co.uk/
  • East Midlands Chamber of Commerce – http://www.emc-dnl.co.uk/
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum http://www.lrhf.co.uk/
  • The Mighty Creatives – https://www.themightycreatives.com/
  • National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement NCCPE (Museum University Partnership Initiative) – https://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/