About Steps For The Future:
Steps For The Future is a small, local Derby Charity, established 2007, supporting vulnerable adults using the Person Centred Approach. We run a dance class, a music class and a Health & Wellbeing Club with the aims of encouraging independence and self esteem of our students. Our office is at 95 Nottingham Road, close to the City Centre.
We are looking to pilot a 3 month project for older members of our community. Our aim is to build a Performing Arts group for those who may feel isolated and lonely or who just want to socialise in a friendly and exciting environment. Steps For The Future will facilitate for their needs or requirements. We have many contacts in dance, drama, singing, poetry, etc, who we can bring in to do workshops and encourage our group to work towards a live performance at the end of the pilot. People who join the pilot will not have to pay any fees as we are hoping our Crowdfunder will cover the costs.
At the end of the 3 month pilot, should the group members wish to continue, we will have strong evidence to go forward for further funding ( i.e. The Arts Council?).
As a small Charity applying for funding is a very competitive and time consuming exercise, with lots of small Charities applying for the same small pot of money. A successful 3 month pilot will demonstrate the value of our Harmony Club and hopefully WIN US THE BID!
Getting older can be good fun! - please support us to offer this to all who want to be happy, healthy and active.
Every penny counts
Every penny counts! Any extra funds will extend the class and support other vital aspects of the Charity. This will be simple things like office supplies, t-shirts for the students, banners for events, administration, etc.
Derby Council is offering 50% match funding for a limited period, so now is the best time for us to launch! Please support us to take advantage of this.
Rewards are accumulative - so if you donate £500 you will receive the £1, £10, £25 and £500 rewards.
Everyone who donates £1 (or over) will receive access to an uncut full recording of the final performance by Harmony.
Everyone who donates £10 (or over) will be entered into our 1st prize draw.
*Each donor is only entered once - irrespective of larger or multiple donations.
Everyone who donates £25 (or over) will get a thank you on our website and will be entered into the 2nd Prize Draw!
Very charitable donations of £50 (or over) will receive a Steps For The Future t-shirt as well as be entered into the 3rd Prize Draw!
Extremely generous donors giving £500 (or over) will be offered a free performance if they are inside Derbyshire - perfect for AGMs and conferences. Alternatively we will send you an extra Steps For The Future t-shirt. They will also be entered into a 4th Prize Draw!
It would be a tragedy if we don't reach our goal!