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volunteer with IT 06 Apr 2018

This project will embed passing on digital skills to the existing project which aims to train peer supporters to access quality volunteering opportunities. We will use a variety of IT equipment to increase digital skills. train peer supporters from within the existing group or to recruit specific volunteers with the necessary skills to provide person centred IT and digital skills training - social media / internet / on-line forms etc. beneficiaries - people referred to the Volunteer Centre Dundee who have additional barriers to full participation for support to volunteer, who identify lack of IT skills as an additional barrier. work with the volunteers to ensure the co-production design and implementation of the project continues

Southminster Patio Project 09 Jan 2018

To set up a social gardening group for people in Southminster

Grant to Home-Start Colchester 15 Jan 2018

To provide a holiday for a Home Start family

Amount: £963
Funder: Essex Community Foundation
Recipient: Home-Start Colchester

Grant to One Community Development Trust 09 Jan 2018

Towards overhead costs of a Tilbury based charity supporting the local community in Thurrock

Conversion of Old shop to Adult Leader Facilities 09 Jan 2018

To update toilet and shower facilities at a Scouting campsite in east Thurrock, to comply with Safeguarding best practice and guidance

Grant to Calderdale Industrial Museum Association 22 Jan 2018

Towards a project manager to oversee volunteers and the transition of the Museum to full operation and as a key feature in Halifax's heritage-led regeneration.

Connecting Up Project 06 Apr 2018

The project will embed learning basic digital skills in the healthy eating community cafe. A total of 64 older people will benefit by being more digitally informed and connected by learning to set up and use email to keep in touch with family and friends and to learn internet skills to enable online shopping and general use. Project activity will be sustained by training three or four older people as digital volunteers who will be supported in the longer term. We would plan to continue the digital learning classes after the funding ends with the input from volunteers training their peers.

Deliverance of Health and Wellbeing Awareness and Education throughout Essex. 09 Jan 2018

To deliver Health and Wellbeing Educational Roadshows and Events throughout Essex

THE SPRUCE HUB 07 Apr 2018

The project will support the renovation an area in our warehouse to be used as an IT Hub where our volunteers can do job search and access It training. The skills development programme will augment current training and increase the all round skills of the volunteers.

Grant to Stroke Club Mid Essex 24 Jan 2018

Towards the running of the Stroke Café drop in service to support stroke survivors and their families in Mid Essex

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Essex Community Foundation
Recipient: Stroke Club Mid Essex

expenses and equipment 09 Jan 2018

To help purchase equipment and meet volunteer expenses of a service supporting the ambulance service in its response to emergencies

Amount: £2,250
Funder: Essex Community Foundation
Recipient: Dunmow First Responders

Grant to Blue Watch Youth Centre 12 Feb 2018

The BWYP is a youth project based in Ryhope which lies on the coast to the South of the Wear in Sunderland. BWYC work with young people to help them understand what employers want from them. BWYC also offers training in literacy, numeracy and IT skills. It also offers work-placements or volunteering opportunities with a range of local employers. The grant is to enable BWYP to continue their successful youth employment scheme. This year BWYC intends to recruit 45 young people onto the programme and get a further 25 into sustained employment.

Amount: £17,500
Funder: Virgin Money Foundation
Recipient: Blue Watch Youth Centre
Region: North East
District: Sunderland District

Nurturing Families with Complex Needs Project 28 Feb 2018

A grant would fund a Family Support Worker (FSW) who is matched with vulnerable families, for 12 hours per week. They will visit each family weekly for up to 3 hours, and support 5 families at any one time. We will help 9 families during the year – approximately 13 adults and 22 children.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: Oxfordshire Community Foundation
Recipient: Home-Start Oxford

Family Matters at Oxford Crown Court and HMP Bullingdon 28 Feb 2018

This grant will contribute to funding the staff member who will provide the following: - Staff the Family Matters Desk at Oxford Crown Court one day a week - Attend the Visitors Centre at HMP Bullingdon to support families prior to them going inside the prison to visit their family member - Signpost to other local family support services, linking effectively with the Thriving Families team, early intervention services, DWP etc - Undertake longer-term support if appropriate - Refer to our volunteer-led New Leaf mentoring service to aid resettlement of the offender, working alongside the family support work - Refer to our Building Bridges project in Oxfordshire which uses Family Group Conferencing techniques to reduce homelessness amongst offenders by allowing them to return home to their families

Grant to Helping Hands Essex 24 Jan 2018

To support a counselling service for people recovering from alcohol addiction

Amount: £5,288
Funder: Essex Community Foundation
Recipient: Helping Hands Essex

Strathmore Skills Centre 06 Apr 2018

The Strathmore Skills Centre will offer digital support to a range of older local people, delivered by volunteers through an intergenerational project. In addition to developing motivation and skills for the older people to get online the project will create a sense of team, break down barriers between younger and older people.

Supporting those in need to attend Germany 2018 trip 18 Jan 2018

To help subsidise six of the scouts taking part in the group's educational trip to Germany in summer 2018

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Essex Community Foundation
Recipient: 4th Braintree Scout Group

WYPC Young Men's Group 28 Feb 2018

Fund the first year of a three year project working with young men from Cutteslowe. The budget provides for 10 hours of youth work per week delivered by two experienced and trained male youth workers. Remaining funds would be allocated to regular support for the staff from our Senior Youth Leader plus activities and materials used in this kind of youth work. We plan to work closely where possible with families and with the Locality and Community Support Service and will pull together Early Help Assessments for individual young men if needed.

Get On In Life Workshop Projgramme: LinkedIn Works 07 Apr 2018

The project will support 6 LinkedIn volunteer workshops (part of Project Scotland's Get On In Life Workshop Programme) throughout 2015. For those young people who have not yet used the LinkedIn platform this workshop is an introduction to this tool for effective job-searching. It is also relevant for those who already have some knowledge, ensuring they are using it to its full potential.

TransmIT (Training in Social Media and IT) 07 Apr 2018

To train community groups in East Ayrshire to have an online presence, widening their reach and increasing their engagement in their communities. Embedding digital champions within organisations to pass on their skills to staff members, volunteers and service users.