The charity helps individuals in need, organisations serving the community and awards educational grants and bursaries
Organisations awarded grants in 2014 include
Burton YMCA (£15,000) and The Little Theatre Company (£2,000).
The YMCA’s grant award will mean the group can buy a replacement van, enabling the organisation to distribute furniture and other household items to people using its Burton shop.
The Little Theatre Company, which puts on amateur dramatic shows in Burton, was awarded £2,000 towards the cost of its unit for storing props and costumes.
Burton and District Arts Council was also awarded £2,000 towards the rent of its storage unit.
Sarac, which supports the victims of rape, sexual and domestic abuse in Burton was awarded £14,264.02 which will be used to pay the rent on its borough Road base and to undertake an electrical upgrade of the property.
There was also an award of £2,500 to the Eaton Foundation. The group supports adult males with a range of issues and vulnerabilities and needs to recruit and train more volunteers.
The grant was awarded towards the costs of its Dads, Brothers and Sons Volunteering Project.