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Volunteer Management 26 Jan 2006

The project will provide individual and organisational development to volunteering organisations through coaching for volunteer managers, training in self assessment to volunteering infrastructure organisations and outcomes training for volunteering organisations. It will increase the skills, confidence and attitude of volunteering organisations, increase their long-term effectiveness and enable them to respond to change.

Amount: £283,359
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: North West Network
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Championing Volunteering in Manchester 22 Jan 2009

The project aims to increase volunteering by providing strategic support for existing volunteer services by sharing good practice through networking events, shared training sessions and mentoring as well as providing an improved volunteering placement system. It will lead to greater sustainability for the sector by developing an evidence base for the value of volunteering to encourage investment in volunteer support.

Amount: £668,360
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: GMCVO
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Community Healthy Living Advisor Volunteers 22 Jun 2006

The Manchester branch of Community Service Volunteers runs a range of projects that encourage people to take up learning via its Media Clubhouse. With this award it will deliver workshops, led by a qualified nutritionist, aimed at individuals who want to become volunteer healthy living advisors. The volunteers will be recruited from groups with multiple disadvantages as well as minority groups based in and around the City Centre.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Manchester Volunteer Project 03 Jun 2005

The group will use the grant to focus on supporting their core team of Manchester-based volunteers. The project will purchase computer equipment with internet access for volunteers and establish a network so that all computers have access to the internet. The service will enable volunteers, on a weekly basis to deliver a range of services.

Amount: £4,770
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Anxiety UK
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Volunteer Promotion Programme 20 Jun 2007

This volunteer group help children with cancer. The group will use an award increase the number of volunteers supporting their work by creating a promotional stand and information leaflets. They will also develop an information website where prospective volunteers can offer their services.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Camp Quality UK
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Volunteer Wellbeing Research 22 Jun 2006

The organisation works in partnership with others to promote and bring about sustainable development in the North West. With this award it will research the link between volunteering and wellbeing in order to identify the benefits of volunteering for volunteers and their communities.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sustainability North West
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

V2W (Volunteer 2 Work) 15 Aug 2013

This is a project by a community interest company in Manchester. The organisation will use the funding to establish a volunteer programme and will employ a volunteer champion and organisers to develop their strategies, policies and procedures enabling them to pilot volunteering opportunities to local unemployed people. This will support people to develop their skills and increase their chances of gaining future employment.

Amount: £9,880
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Firmstart (Manchester) CIC
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

HAVE IT: Health And Volunteering Extending Impact Tremendously 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to train 7 additional volunteers who, will be trained and coached in activity planning, marketing, mentoring and once trained, recruit new volunteers for the organisation. This will enable the organisation to support the training needs of the additional volunteers, and complements the need to offer volunteering opportunities to the more mature people in the community to develop skills and employment opportunities.

Development of MF/2/010012180 11 Nov 2004

This grant will enable the project to deliver a range of activities and support in order to maximise access to the benefits of volunteering to young people who would not normally become volunteers. This will be achieved by organising workshops in schools and youth groups, personal development support and generating appropriate volunteering placements aswell as targeting the support of young people from refugee and asylum seeking communities.

Volunteer Recruitment and Training 20 Dec 2004

This is a user-led and user-run service for people with mental health difficulties. The award will allow the organisation to recruit, train and support a number of new volunteers and so expand and improve the service it provides to clients. volunteer expenses and training provision.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Having A Voice Limited
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network 08 Jul 2015

supporting care leavers to learn about volunteering and to take part in volunteering activities. The project offers a volunteering-based activity, training and support programme, supporting young people's transition into adulthood.

Choose Change Project 30 Jul 2009

This group will use an award to run a series of roadshows to recruit new volunteers, who will then be trained to become volunteer mentors and befrienders for ex-prisoners. This will reduce re-offending and help integrate them into society, as well as providing volunteer opportunities.

Manchester Volunteer Advice Project 05 Aug 2013

Manchester Mind (MM) is leading on this new pilot project based in Manchester, which aims to provide a co-ordinated volunteer programme to increase opportunities, improve skills and increase confidence of local volunteers, while also increasing resources to support other beneficiaries through advice provision, particularly those affected by the welfare reforms.

Amount: £323,231
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Manchester Mind
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Community Volunteering and Employability Training 13 Nov 2013

This is a project by a company limited by guarantee in Manchester. The organisation will use the funding to deliver Community Volunteering and Employability courses for unemployed people. This will enable the beneficiaries to improve their knowledge, gain a qualification and help them find volunteering opportunities, paid work or further education.

Volunteer Project 11 Nov 2004

This project will establish a Volunteer Advice Worker service which will recruit and train twelve new volunteers from the community in each of the three years of the grant. The project will benefit people seeking access to training and work experience which will assist a return to education or into paid work.

Get Experienced 11 May 2011

This project will provide a wide range of accredited training placements for volunteers aged 18 to 67, such as gardening, warehouse work, event volunteering, and sports coaching. It will also offer work experience through administrative and creative work roles in media, art, music, and drama, and will provide individual peer support and guidance to help volunteers build the confidence, skills and experience to gain future employment.

Amount: £341,476
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: 4CT Limited
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Volunteers 22 Sep 2005

This group provides advice and training opportunities for women, particularly women from ethnic minorities, in order to develop their skills and maximise potential. The award will be used to give women the opportunity to volunteer in various areas including ICT and administration. volunteer travel expenses

Volunteer Recruitment and Education project 14 Mar 2013

This is a project by a company limited by guarantee in Manchester. The organisation will use the funding to recruit volunteers and offer them accredited training courses including health and safety, numeracy, literature and food hygiene. This will improve the confidence and social skills of volunteers, provide training to improve their lives and help them into employment.

Amount: £9,525
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Community-Minded Ltd
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Connect and Share Volunteer Development project. 20 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to commission a volunteer development consultant to recruit, train, support and develop volunteers and equip them with the skills, competence and capacity to take on a range of roles within the organisation. This will increase the effectiveness of the organisation, and increase the skills and confidence of the volunteers to take on more leadership roles within the organisation.