PEBL Grants Pot

Individuals or community groups can apply for a grant to help run a new local project which will benefit Prospect Estate residents.

For further details please email pebl.coordinator@gmail.com

Alternatively you can download the form using the links below to make your application which can be returned to: The Prospect Community Centre, Mayfield Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 8UA.

 PEBL Grants Pot Poster (PDF)

 PEBL Grants Pot Application (PDF)

 PEBL Grants Pot Application (Word Doc)

 PEBL Grants Pot Application Guidance (PDF)

 PEBL Grant Pot Application Privacy Notice (PDF)


We’ve awarded several grants since 2015 to a number of different organisations based on the Prospect Estate to help make it an even better place for people to live.

Project title: Cherrywood Parental Engagement and Support

Date: 3/02/2021

Grant Total: £1049

Purpose: To encourage parental engagement and support to help provide the right environment for the children’s success at home.

What Happened: PEBL funded a wall mounted display screen/TV to allow for presentations and information sharing for parents and children in the Schools Hive Room.

Project title: Oak Farm Pre-school Covid 19 help

Date: 28/04/2020

Grant Total: £2600

Purpose: To keep the Oak Farm pre-school from closing down due to the pandemic.

What Happened: Essential food and learning items were bought and delivered to children’s families during the lockdown.

Project title: Cherrywood Primary – Hampers & Stationery packs

Date: 14/04/2020

Grant Total: £4292

Purpose: To support Children’s wellbeing and education through the Covid 19 pandemic.

What Happened: We funded reading book bundles to replenish school supplies that were given out to children during the pandemic and home learning and stationery packs for staff and children. We also funded various software packages to providing an extensive increased online learning provision as well as an in school healthy snack provision (fruit, veg and milk)

Project title: Child Focus Play Youth Club

Date: 16/09/2019

Grant Total: £597

Purpose: Support term time youth club for 5 to 12 yrs; including 2 trips per term e.g. bowling, cinema, eating out etc

What Happened: Children and young people enjoyed having somewhere to go in the evening with a range of activities plus a hot meal.

Project title: School Crossing Patrol

Date: 15/07/2019

Grant Total: £98

Purpose: To support a resident volunteer to provide a ‘lollipop lady’ service for local school children.

What Happened: A local black spot for accidents has been made safer for school children when crossing the road by providing a much needed service that had been discontinued by Hampshire County Council

Project title: Spotlight Holiday Club

Date: 11/07/2019

Grant Total: £400

Purpose: To run a holiday club for 14 children during the summer break from Cherrywood Primary School

What Happened:  Children took part in activities including arts and craft, sports, bowling, trampolining and minigolf.

Project title: Improving Reading in Grange Junior School

Date: 05/07/2019

Grant Total: £500

Purpose: Pay for key stage 2 reading books no longer affordable from the school’s budget

What Happened: Reading made fun and interesting to support children’s education

Project title: Mayfield Community Partnership Big Lunch

Date: 06/05/2019

Grant Total: £375

Purpose: Contribution toward the Annual Community Big Lunch at Grange Junior School 2019

What Happened: Community engagement and integration between nationalities was a big part of this annual event. Community consultation and outreach was conducted by PEBL.

Project title: Cherrywood Primary School Educational Visit

Date: 19/03/2019

Grant Total: £400

Purpose: Grant to pay for a coach for Year 5 children to spend the day at Lulworth Cove on the Jurassic coast

What Happened: This trip was part of the geography curriculum helping local children enjoy learning and creating pleasant childhood school memories

Project title: Improving Wellbeing RBC Youth Club

Date: 14/09/2018

Grant Total: £720

Purpose: 12 sessions of emotional support for 11 – 15 yrs olds at the Friday Night Youth Club

What Happened: Young people were helped to deal with anger issues and and were given positive ways of communicating their feelings

Project title: Adult Literacy Grant

Date: 23/07/2018

Grant Total: £409

Purpose: Pay for a resident partner/volunteer to take a teacher training course at Farnborough College of Technology

What Happened: Resident was helped to pursue a career in teaching through PEBL funding her training

Project title: Grange Junior Calm Garden

Date: 18/05/2018

Grant Total: £500

Purpose: Grant towards creating calm garden space at Grange Junior School for contemplation and to supplement geography and science

What Happened: Previous waste land was transformed into a tranquil space to be enjoyed by over 300 pupils, parents and community visitors

Project title: Mayfield Community Partnership Big Lunch

Date: 13/03/2018

Grant Total: £200

Purpose: Contribution toward the Annual Community Big Lunch at Grange Junior School 2018

What Happened: Brought local people together for a fun afternoon while encouraging community integration of different nationalities

Project title: RBC Youth Club Outing

Date: 15/06/2017

Grant Total: £449

Purpose: Paid for a day trip for 12 young people from RBC Youth Club to have a day out at Runway’s End outdoor activities centre

What Happened: New friendships were established; increased confidence and teamwork skills were learned by the young people.

Project title: 3rd Farnborough Scout Group Camping Equipment

Date: 01/11/2017

Grant Total: £850

Purpose: To purchase tents, folding tables, benches and catering equipment for a local Scout group

What Happened: PEBL’s grant helped to provide opportunities to experience independent camping, teamwork and gain in self confidence

Project title: Autism Workshop

Date: 05/10/2016

Grant Total: £350

Purpose: To run Autism workshops for local schools to help become better equipped to understand Autism

What Happened: Teachers and volunteers are now better equipped when meeting and dealing with those on the autism spectrum

Project title: Mayfield Community Partnership Sports and Fun Festival

Date: 28/07/2015

Grant Total: £168

Purpose: Paying for promotional material for a Community Sports and fun festival at Samuel Cody School

What Happened: Promotion resulted in 179 people attending the event with 13 activities to engage in

Project title: Mayfield Community Partnership ESOL Sight and Sound

Date: 19/06/2015

Grant Total: £500

Purpose: For purchase of Audio Visual equipment to help teach English at the Community Centre

What Happened: AV equipment improved breadth, ability and quality of teaching by the ESOL Volunteer teachers

Project title: Church of Good Shepherd Gardening Project

Date: 29/05/2015

Grant Total: £100

Purpose: Paid for tools and plants for a community garden project at the Prospect Community Centre

What Happened: 12 members of the local Nepalese community developed growing skills as well as English language and communication

PEBL at the BIG LUNCH
PEBL Winners at the Sports day
Outside PCC doing the beds
This is fun!
PEBL friends together.
Cherrywood children at Lulworth Cove