Community Bike Project

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Community Bike Project

Community Bike Project

Streetwise Group By Streetwise Group

Our company Streetwise Group CIC currently works in partnership with many of the London Councils youth offending teams and youth services in providing our Bicycle Recycling Community Project.

City of Westminster Idea stage

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The aim of this project is to tackle Knife and gang violence by engaging with the young people who are either involved or at risk of becoming so. As you are probably aware Knife crime and death resulting from it is at its highest since records began both in London and the UK. So how does the Project Work? So how do we tackle this and begin to change young people’s minds and hearts to channel their energies into achieving great things for themselves and their communities that we all know they are capable off. At Streetwise we work of the old saying of “It takes a village to raise a child” and we achieve by getting the young people to really get involved and by involved we mean in the day to day running, decision processes and of course making the project a safe zone for all that take part.

What we'll deliver:

  • Work to erase Knife Crime in London
  • Empower Young People
  • Bring Communities Together

Why it's a great idea:

So does this project get results and how do we feel it could be improved. Yes, the simple answer it does have great results what we have found is that it instils a sense of pride and belonging in the young person who takes part and of course for many it is the first time they have received positive feedback and acknowledgment in their lives. This as a profound effect on them. We have seen young people who have taken part go on to run their own community project or start their own bicycle repair company. It also provides a safe space where the young people can work together as a team and by doing so understand that it has a positive impact on their own lives. To improve this project, we need help from the communities that we aim to work in which we hope will be the whole of Greater London, with a project based in every Borough. To achieve this we need Funding, Equipment and of course premises to run the project from.

Steps to get it done:

  • Have at least 20 young people per week taking part

We are currently running a pilot project in Plumstead with great results

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Location City of Westminster

City of Westminster has £1,845,000 in potential grant funding

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Council

Royal Borough of Greenwich

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How will the money be spent?Total £6,659

Parts and Spares - £3,617 (54%)
Rent - £2,400 (36%)
Other - £642 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

54%
Parts and Spares
£3,617
36%
Rent
£2,400
10%
Other
£642
  • Spacehive fees
    £301
  • Transaction Fees
    £281
  • VAT
    £60

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: The funding needed is for one project for one year we would use extra funding to run more projects in more areas of London.

Total £6,659

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