- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 10 Mar 1998
- Latest award date
- 06 Feb 2018
Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau 02 Nov 2006
The Volunteer Centre seeks to build on its success of the past five years (as Uttlesford Volunteer Bureau) by continuing its work in recruiting volunteers for voluntary organisations. The one year grant will fund the existing post of a Manager(15hrs), Deputy Manager (13hrs) which includes an increase of three hours, Administrative Officer (20hrs), running expenses, producing information, training and travel for staff and volunteers.
This project will develop a pilot funded by Esmee Fairburn Foundation to improve the success rate in volunteering for volunteers with more complex needs or multiple disabilities. It will provide intensive support to individual volunteers to enable them to make the most of the volunteering opportunities.
Supported Volunteering Pilot 12 Oct 2005
The charitable group intends to run a supported volunteering project to assist people with disabilities and others to overcome barriers to volunteering. Volunteers will receive special support during the first month of their placements. In their new roles volunteers will gain skills and self-esteem, at the same time as providing useful assistance to local organisations.
This project promotes social integration, independence and skills development by supporting excluded groups into volunteering with help from a volunteer mentor. The project will be based in Sunderland and will also cover the outlying areas of Houghton, Hetton and Washington. A personal development plan will be drawn up to allow the beneficiary to identify aims and objectives to achieve through their volunteer placement.
Transfer of Volunteering E-link Project 01 Apr 2007
Volunteering England (VE) is a new organisation established as a result of a merger between Volunteering Development England and the National Centre for Volunteering (2004). This grant was originally awarded to the National Association of Volunteer Bureaux in 2003, and due to a name change in late 2003 and the merger in 2004 has changed identity twice within an 18 month period.
Volunteering Taster Sessions 23 Feb 2007
Volunteer Centre Midlothian's project will raise young people's confidence, independence, team building skills and sense of worth. Funded through the Big Lottery Fund's 'Young People's Fund' and delivered in Midlothian the project will provide volunteering opportunities for young people. These volunteering opportunities will range from single day placements to 12 week 'Volunteering Taster Sessions'.
This group develops and promotes volunteering by removing barriers to participation and improving opportunities. This project will celebrate volunteers in the Scottish Borders, acknowledging people who volunteer as the unsung heroes of the community.
Grant to Weymouth Community Volunteers 29 Jan 2014
Weymouth Community Volunteers provides training, volunteering opportunities and support to help disadvantaged adults to find paid work. This grant will fund an assistant to organise volunteering opportunities at events and support the volunteers involved.
Volunteer Week Conference 21 Apr 2005
An award enables the Council for Voluntary Service/Volunteer bureau to hold a conference to address issues confronting volunteering today. It will bring volunteering organisations together with business and the public sector to promote volunteering in the wider community. The conference will also mark the 25th Year of the Volunteer Centre and the significant contribution of volunteers to local community life.
This is a project by a charity in Southwark. They will use funding to recruit and train volunteers to work with other volunteers, and hold consultation and feedback events for voluntary organisations throughout London. This will help to streamline volunteer services, ensuring the voices of volunteers are heard with regards to key policy decisions that affect them.
To fund the running costs of an organisation recruiting older volunteers in the North East.
Lambeth Volunteer Centre 05 Dec 2007
This project will develop volunteer infrastructure in Lambeth, improving the quality and increasing the quantity of volunteering. The project will establish a volunteer centre, which will meet six core functions; matching and referring volunteers to volunteer involving organisations, marketing volunteering, developing good practice among volunteer involving organisations, developing volunteering opportunities, policy response campaigning, and strategic development of volunteering.
Volunteer Coordinators Forum and Support Network 15 Jul 2010
This is a project by a volunteer centre in Kent. The group will use funding to introduce a volunteer coordinators forum and support network, which will benefit both volunteers and the organisations they volunteer for. This will enable the volunteers to access more diverse volunteer opportunities and allow the centre to evaluate its activities. In turn, this will improve the services provided to organisations that require the help of the volunteers.
Increasing quality in community based volunteering through Investing in Volunteers.
Oxfordshire Volunteer Befriending CIC 23 Feb 2017
£800 towards volunteer expenses to enable volunteers to travel to Carers houses and to training sessions and volunteer meetings. Many Carers live in isolated villages in Oxfordshire, which means volunteers travelling. Some of the volunteers live in villages too, so may have to travel to do their volunteering. £3,000 towards Coordinators Salary. £150 for advertising. This includes posters and leaflets. £400 for insurance for Public Liability for the Coordinator and Volunteers £350 for training. Most trainers charge £50 for a group session plus travel expenses £300 for overheads including Lighting, Heating, hire of meeting rooms for training sessions
Volunteer Development Programme 10 Oct 2007
This is a new project to employ a volunteer co-ordinator to manage and support existing volunteers at the Kidz R Us theatre group and encourage more volunteering by local people. The role of the volunteer co-ordinator will be to develop the organisation's volunteer policy, recruit new volunteers, identify and develop training programmes for volunteers and strengthen community involvement by creating opportunities for those who have not previously engaged in volunteering.
Celebration of Volunteering 09 Feb 2007
This group will use an award to celebrate 21 years of service to the community in Nuneaton and Bedworth by organising a number of events throughout the year to raise the profile of volunteering. The events will include a regular volunteering feature in the local paper, an awards ceremony, volunteering festival and exhibition.
This volunteer centre in Merton will run various promotional events to recruit more volunteers, including a celebration event, a volunteers fair, a campaign, and special promotions.
Volunteer Scheme 16 Nov 2007
This volunteer centre will use an award to set up a volunteer scheme within the centre, the volunteers will work alongside the paid staff to improve the service given and allow more people to get involved in volunteering locally. The award will include funding for IT, printer, volunteer expenses, and administration costs.
It Can't Be Happening in Wisbech 22 Jun 2016
This charity will use the funding to recruit young disadvantaged volunteers who will produce a monthly volunteering magazine. The magazine will promote volunteering opportunities for young people and the volunteers producing the magazine will acquire new skills, confidence and experience to improve their employability.