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2016

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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 (B)

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 (B)

EDUCIRCUS after school club- learning through play 14 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to deliver a programme of arts based numeracy and literacy learning activities for children who are experiencing the effects of educational disadvantage or have English as a second language. This will improve chances in life for these children.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: FRAPA or FRAP
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

It's Saturday! - Support group sessions and activities 06 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to improve the lives of young transgender people in the Bristol area by providing advice on coping with social anxiety, depression, low mood and suicidal thoughts. This will help beneficiaries with feelings of isolation, vulnerability, inequality and discrimination whilst improving self-image in respect of being transgender.

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 (B)

RISE 29 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to provide a work skills and entrepreneurship training and mentoring programme for young people who are currently unemployed culminating in a community event. This will enable beneficiaries to gain transferable skills and a recognised qualification, improving their opportunities for future employment.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: CCBED
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

WGI Stage 2 22 Mar 2016

The aim is to transform the lives of women and girls by a systemic change to policy, practice and commissioning that promotes early intervention and reduces the prevalence, impact and tolerance of domestic abuse. Women and children will find safety from abuse earlier and be better supported to recover and achieve independence, agencies involved will be presented with a clear approach unhampered by differences of view within the sector, and commissioners of services will adopt a tried and tested approach.

Amount: £5,770,733
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Womens Aid
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

GENERATION CONFIDENT 24 Aug 2016

This project will use the funding to provide a training programme for single mothers. This will enable participants to learn new skills and improve their confidence and resilience, benefiting their wellbeing and future chances in life.

Amount: £9,161
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Confidence Works Ltd
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Engage Therapeutic Service CIC 09 Nov 2016

This project will deliver a pilot programme of therapy sessions for young people who are at risk of the effects of social isolation. This will improve the wellbeing of those taking part in the project.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Engage Therapy
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

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 (B)

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 (B)

Bread Youth Project - Investing in Youth 30 Nov 2016

Bread Youth Project - Investing in Youth

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Bread Youth Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Your Community Centre in the Heart of Your Community 30 Nov 2016

Your Community Centre in the Heart of Your Community

Amount: £39,123
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Community in Partnership Knowle West
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Safer Women's Project: increasing access and outcomes for suvivors of abuse and exploitation 27 Jan 2016

Safer Women's Project: increasing access and outcomes for suvivors of abuse and exploitation

Amount: £113,457
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Womankind
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Inspirational Outdoors at Ashton Gate Primary School 18 Feb 2016

The group will use the funding to install new inspiring play equipment in the new schools grounds. This will improve community play facilities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ashton Gate Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Volunteer Gardening Team 07 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers, who will then provide gardening services to older people and those with disabilities. This will increase the group’s capacity to provide gardening services for people.

Amount: £9,408
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Mothers for Mothers- 35th Anniversary Celebration 29 Sep 2016

This group will use the funding to celebrate its 35th birthday by holding an event at the city’s Zoo Gardens which will include a range of activities and free access to the zoo after the event. It is open to all members of the community including service users past and present, staff, volunteers, trustees and funders. This will celebrate the services the group provides and aim to raise awareness and end stigma by talking about maternal mental health.

Amount: £4,758
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mothers for Mothers
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Wellbeing Through Nature 16 Jun 2016

This project will support people with mental health issues and learning disabilities across Bristol, Bath and North and North East Somerset through exploring and taking care of nature. It will provide a structured programme of outdoor activities, such as community allotment work, park clean ups, tree planting, nature walks, food growing and outdoor cooking. This will give people access to natural environments, and help them gain skills, build confidence, improve well-being and lead healthier lives.

Amount: £499,330
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Avon Wildlife Trust
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Keynsham Festival of Nature 2017 15 Sep 2016

The organisation will use the funding for a community celebration of the natural world. The event will offer a variety of open-air interactive activities, talks and workshops including digital conversations, maximising intergenerational communication.

Just Ask 03 Mar 2016

A project to support young people aged 16-24 in hardship crisis, the project will include access to a range of specialist and general advice, legal advice, training and support. The scheme will also train peer mentors, including youth advice navigators to help beneficiaries access vital support to reduce poverty, improve health and wellbeing, increase financial capability and improve resilience and self empowerment.

Amount: £499,781
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Avon and Bristol Law Centre
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)