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Volunteer recruiting 15 Dec 2006

The group will use the award to promote a 'Volunteer Speed Dating' event. The project will encourage people interested in volunteering to meet with local groups needing skills and resources to support their services.

Amount: £500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Swindon
Region: South West
District: Swindon (B)

Grant to Volunteer Centre Swindon 08 Apr 2015

Volunteer Centre Swindon provides advice and guidance to anyone in and around Swindon wishing to volunteer. The grant supported the running costs of the organisation.

Volunteer Training Day 18 Mar 2005

This group work with various other voluntary groups and agencies to develop volunteering within the city. They provide information, support and advice for the people they work with. This award will allow them to run a free training event where they will run a range of workshops on topics identified as being important in recruiting and supporting more volunteers. venue hire, refreshments/buffet, childcare costs and resources.

Oxford Conservation Volunteers New Tools Project 09 Dec 2015

We will buy tools to enable volunteers to enhance green spaces in Oxfordshire and provide training and skills to improve employability.

Training Oxford Conservation Volunteers in Traditional Countryside Management Skills 27 Apr 2015

3 training days to cover coppicing, hedge-laying and dry-stone walling.

Grant to Castle Donington Volunteer Centre 04 Aug 2017

By launching a second monthly lunch club at a local sheltered housing we will bring residents together to enrich their lives.

Recruit childcare volunteers 26 Jun 2006

The project is to recruit new volunteers for the group. The money is for volunteers expenses and multicultural toys.

Amount: £999
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Morriston Childrens Centre
Region: Wales
District: Abertawe - Swansea

Training for volunteers 22 Sep 2004

This group provide practical and emotional support to families with young children. It recruits volunteers who are themselves parents. With a grant it will provide additional training for volunteers in first aid and St John's Ambulance in child and infant care. Money will be used to pay for training courses, room hire and volunteer expenses.

Amount: £861
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Home-Start Tameside
Region: North West
District: Tameside District (B)

Stepping Stones 18 Jul 2013

Student Volunteering Cardiff will pilot a project called Stepping Stones which is a befriending project for young adults aged 18-25 years with a learning disability. The project will meet the Awards for All Wales aim of 'improving the quality of life'.This grant for £2,242 will fund volunteers travel and activity costs.

Amount: £576
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Student Volunteering Cardiff
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Accelerate Peer Education Project 08 Sep 2011

This group will provide training in public speaking and equalities to its newly recruited peer educator volunteers. The project will enable volunteers to develop their skills and understanding to positively influence the lives of other young people. The grant will fund public speaking training (foundation and advanced) and equalities training.

Amount: £550
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Edinburgh
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Volunteering 05 Jan 2017

Volunteering in Tanzania

Core Funding 01 Apr 2016

Wheelchair handling training for volunteers of a small community group which provides practical help to those in the local community.

Celebrating Volunteering and Community Achievement 25 Mar 2010

This voluntary services group in Essex will use an award to hold two community events to acknowledge publicly the value of volunteers. This will encourage people to volunteer in future.

Amount: £980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: CAVS
Region: East of England
District: Castle Point District (B)

There is no project name available for this record 27 Oct 2011

The group, based in Fort William, will provide training in basketball for local young people, who will then volunteer at weekly basketball sessions in the Fort William and Kinlochleven areas. The grant will fund a one day coaching course for 8 volunteers, Level 1 coaching course for 2 volunteers and basketball equipment.

Amount: £910
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Active Tots
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Network Action Team 02 May 2013

This is a project by a community organisation in Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The group will use the funding to develop their volunteer youth network's organisational framework and volunteering opportunities. This will encourage young people to engage in the development and delivery of community events and activities and also provide volunteering and peer to peer mentoring opportunities.

Volunteer Co-ordination Project 28 Jan 2005

A project to support and develop local volunteers in Cannock, Staffs to work with a variety of projects supporting children and families. The grant will pay for induction packs, volunteer expenses, training and promotional events.

There is no project name available for this record 20 Oct 2004

This law centre provides free advice and representation to people living or working in the Sheffield area. They will use the award to improve access for clients and volunteers by installing a hearing loop and providing a computer for volunteers which can be linked to the Centre's network, and used by an existing volunteer who is a wheelchair user. The award will pay for a computer and attachment to network; loop system; height adjustable desk.

Court Family Link Support Volunteer 18 Apr 2013

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Cheshire. The organisation will use the funding to train volunteers to offer support to isolated and vulnerable family members of people accused of or convicted of committing a crime. This will enable volunteers to learn the skills necessary to help those who need support, reduce rates of reoffending and discourage criminal activity by the offenders' family members whilst encouraging others to volunteer to help others in their position.