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2016

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Peer Support Plus 27 Jul 2016

This is the expansion of a project reducing loneliness and isolation for disabled people in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North and North East Somerset, and Bath. Meetings, drop-in sessions and activities will be offered by volunteers, many of whom are disabled and have used the service. There is also a helpline to signpost people to specialist information and support. A new strand of the project will be a telephone befriending service to make the first steps towards people accessing face-to-face support.

Amount: £346,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: WECIL Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Positive Voices 01 Jun 2016

This project will support people who are newly diagnosed with HIV or struggling with their diagnosis in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. People will receive an assessment to help recognise their strengths and achieve their goals. There will be regular one-to-one support from others with direct experiences of HIV, and signposting to other services. There will also be workshops about understanding HIV, treatment options, telling others about the diagnosis, sex and relationships.

Amount: £327,084
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Brigstowe Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

TPP1- Celebrating Asylum Seekers and Refugees 29 Mar 2016

They will run a mentoring scheme to support asylum seekers and refugees in the local area. People will receive training to improve their listening skills and understanding of others so they can help an asylum seeker or refugee to deal with the many challenges they face in successfully integrating into the community, such as applying for jobs, learning English and finding housing. There will also be a public exhibition to raise awareness of why some people are forced to seek sanctuary.

Amount: £48,254
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Borderlands (South West) Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

A Big Cheet for 30 Years! 29 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to bring the whole community together to celebrate its 30th anniversary. A programme of free community workshops will be delivered culminating in a celebration event to include entertainment, intergenerational story telling and a horticultural show.

Amount: £5,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lawrence Weston Community Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Project Resilience 19 Oct 2016

This project targets women survivors of modern slavery and human trafficking, offering a full range of support to women at all stages of their journey from point of rescue through to independent living. The service is delivered on a two tier process starting with WATER (Women’s Emergency Anti-Trafficking Refuge), an eight-bed secure safe house where beneficiaries can access crisis management to help them deal with the trauma associated with enslavement.

Amount: £293,899
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Unseen (UK)
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Even More Wildly Different 21 Sep 2016

The project supports children and young people in care or living in difficult circumstances due to low income, disadvantage and discrimination. Beneficiaries will take part in a range of activities designed to increase confidence, self-esteem and life skills which will improve their life chances. These include outdoor days away and residential trips, one to one support and community activities. The project will also work with and support their families.

Amount: £412,960
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Imayla C.I.C.
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Bedminster Diversity Day 11 Nov 2016

This project will deliver a community meal and street entertainment for 500 residents from the local community and a range of black minority ethnic (BME) groups. This will bring the community together and celebrate different cultures in response to the increased xenophobia in the area.

Amount: £9,999
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bedminster Town Team Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Brighton Pebbles Gothic Mansion Holiday 29 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to provide a week long residential break for children who are disabled and their families. This will offer families a break and the opportunity to come together for support and help, reducing isolation among families.

Amount: £9,480
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Brighton Pebbles
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

The World In Lights - Church Road Lantern Parade 14 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to deliver a lantern parade activity that will focus upon challenging issues surrounding social isolation. This will bring the community together and celebrate diversity.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Lamplighters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Blaise Weston Court Community Project 25 Aug 2016

The organisation will use the funding to hold three celebratory events, including a music day, a community day celebrating local groups and services, and a cross-generational party for all of the community. This will enable the organisation to bring different generations together, make people aware of the local groups and services in the area and promote community cohesion.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Blaise Weston Court Social Club
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Focus on Weston 11 Nov 2016

This project will create an event for community groups, associations and societies to showcase their activities. It will help inform people of local opportunities and bring the community together, including intergenerational activities for families and groups.

Amount: £9,780
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Weston Events Committee
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Culture, Identity and Inclusion 25 Feb 2016

The group will use the funding to celebrate the lives and contributions of refugee and asylum seekers through cultural exchange workshops and cultural feasts for people, particularly from Kurdish, Roma, Colombian and Somali backgrounds. This will bring people together in cultural celebrations, increase understanding and reduce isolation.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tribe Of Doris
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

WGI stage 2 22 Mar 2016

Around 230 women who are trapped in, or vulnerable to street sex work will be supported to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction. They will be reached through a women only drop-in centre, and night outreach, operated from a van which goes out to the women working on the street to provide a safe haven and practical support. Caseworkers will empower women to take control of their lives and provide them with support for as long as they need.

Amount: £749,813
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: One25 Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

40th Anniversary Celebration Day 18 Aug 2016

The organisation will use the funding to hold a party on the farm site to celebrate their 40th anniversary year. This will enable the organisation to bring people together, lift people’s spirits and instil a feeling of pride.

Amount: £8,770
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Windmill Hill City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Feasibility study regarding an alternative to foodbanks 09 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to create a feasibility study to research alternative foodbank provision for people in crisis. This will develop the full potential of offering complete healthy cooked meals and affordable cookery learning to beneficiaries.

Amount: £8,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Agora
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

A Place at the Table 29 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to deliver a community food and feasting day event including cookery workshops, talks, demonstrations and music. This will bring the diverse community together in a celebration of good food, socialising and eating together.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Square Food Foundation
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Building lives In Bristol (BiB): Fulfilling & self-sufficient lives 03 Mar 2016

Families on the edge of destitution will receive tailored support so that they don’t need to tell their stories multiple times to different agencies when they try to access help. The project will work with a network of 77 city-wide organisations who will refer vulnerable clients. Help will vary from meeting their basic needs through to longer-term support to stabilise their circumstances including accommodation and nutritional guidance for those at high risk of malnutrition.

Amount: £499,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Matthew Tree Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Lawrence Weston Community Hub 26 Jul 2016

This grant will be used to develop plans for a new community hub for local residents. This will include community spaces, alongside health and support services, and aims to offer activities like fitness classes, cookery and healthy eating workshops. The funding will contribute to professional fees and surveys.

Amount: £38,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ambition Lawrence Weston
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Listening to Knowle CIP StreetSpace 24 Aug 2016

This project will use the funding to engage with young people who are outside employment and education and at risk of becoming involved in antisocial behaviour. This will enable the organisation and beneficiaries to highlight and address the issues which impact on their lives, improving their quality of life, integration with the rest of the community and future chances.

3 x ASUS Transformer Pads TF103 20 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to purchase laptops. This will enable them to provide information and monitoring more efficiently.

Amount: £540
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BAND
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol