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Reaching more carers in a time of critical change 21 Mar 2017

Reaching more carers in a time of critical change

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Robertson Trust
Recipient: Carers UK
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Grant to Burgess Sports 26 Jun 2019

This project will provide holiday multi sports activities to disadvantaged young people living in an area of local deprivation. The activities will reduce isolation, increase confidence and improve health..

Amount: £98,537
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Burgess Sports
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

British Airways voting initiative 2017 - Street League 19 Jul 2017

1 in 5 young people on the UK are unemployed. The Street League Academy programmes use sports (primarily football and dance) as a hook to engage with those young people in Manchester furthest from employment, and support them to gain the vital skills, knowledge and confidence required to gain sustained employment and look forward to a financially independent future. The daily football or dance sessions are critical as they teach young people skills like teamwork, communication and leadership that are vital for the workplace. Employability sessions support young people to learn how to craft a CV, job-search and gain interview skills. These skills are complemented by two-week work placements, careers advice and mock-interview practice.With this funding Street League can offer CV workshops, mock interview sessions and other employee engagement opportunities to BA staff, as well as facilitating visits from BA staff & roadshows if required.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Street League
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Project 51 19 Jul 2017

Project 51 is a partnership between Sported, a sport for change membership organisation and Women in Sport. The grant will support a programme of research, training and capacity building support for 36 grassroots sports, youth and community organisations that are already using sport as a tool to tackle social issues. The work aims to raise the aspirations of 11-18 year old girls living in some of the most socially deprived areas of the UK by supporting Sported member groups to increase their ability to engage and empower girls in their community and to deliver programmes that challenge harmful gender stereotypes.

Amount: £189,956
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: The Sported Foundation
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Access to support via mobile tech: domestic violence 19 Jul 2017

On average high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for 2.3 years before getting help (Safe Lives, 2015). The window of opportunity to escape an abusive relationship is often brief.Bright Sky, an app developed by Hestia, supports victims of abuse to understand their situation and quickly find help from national and local services. A second phase of app development will heighten security for users, expand the directory of support services, and make the app available in three major community languages; Polish, Urdu and Punjabi. Through sector-wide partnerships and liaison with the police and CPS, the app will be promoted, widening its reach and supporting more women to escape abuse.

Amount: £50,720
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Hestia Housing & Support
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

CrowdMatch 27 Sep 2017

Crowdmatch funding to create and tour a new piece of theatre in London working with ex-offenders.

Amount: £6,845
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Synergy Theatre Project
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Next Steps Into Work 27 Sep 2017

The project will support unemployed young people aged 16 to 24 from disadvantaged communities in Lanarkshire to progress into sustainable employment, education and training through the power of sport and fitness. This will be done through a Fitness Academy programme and Fitness Apprenticeship programme, which combine 1-2-1 support, group learning, work experience and fitness-related activities. The project will support the young people to develop skills, improve their health and move into employment, apprenticeships or education.

Amount: £168,646
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Street League
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Street League Rugby 24 Jan 2018

Street League will increase the number of opportunities for young people, aged 16 to 24 from disadvantaged communities in London, to progress into sustainable employment, education and training using the power of rugby. It will launch a new rugby programme building upon its award-winning and proven employability and sport model. This grant will provide funding towards this programme, which will work with 104 young people over a 2 year period.

Amount: £100,250
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Street League
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Teens and Toddlers 28 Mar 2018

In Hackney there are identified needs around the emotional and mental health of young people; need is even greater within the BAME community (source: 2016 Hackney JSNA). Toddlers and Teens is already active within schools in Hackney running its mentoring programme; this raises the skills and confidence of disadvantaged 11-18 year olds by supporting them to be role-models for pre-school children. This grant will enable it to focus its model onto young BAME men with tier 1 or 2 mental health problems; the project will evidence if this model helps to prevent the escalation of need and/ or helps to open mental health support pathways. The grant will cover staff costs to deliver this programme.

Amount: £144,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Power2 (formerly Teens and Toddlers)
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

In Your Corner: Phase 2 28 Mar 2018

In Your Corner (IYC) is a non-contact boxing group programme with an integrated mental health component. It targets young men with complex social, emotional, and behavioural needs, taking evidence-based ideas from psychological intervention and delivers them in a flexible way alongside boxing skills in an accessible community setting in Southwark.

Amount: £115,399
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: London Community Boxing
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Moving from surviving to thriving with CALM 2: Earlier Intervention project with high risk groups 28 Mar 2018

Suicide is a gender issue - 76% of all suicides in the UK are men. Societal definitions of masculinity play a significant role, making it difficult for many men to recognise and talk about their problems. This project will build the capacity of CALM's front line services so they are available to more high-risk young men who need urgent support. The helpline and web chat are both very oversubscribed and this funding will mean they can offer a longer service (12 hours a day) and offer more capacity to ensure they respond to all men who contact them. As a result more men will receive the help they need to better manage their mental health and reduce their suicide risk.

Amount: £150,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Campaign Against Living Miserably
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Perpetrator App: Ending Domestic Abuse 16 May 2018

This project is to develop an app to provide information for perpertrators of domestic abuse, those who feel they may become perpertrators, and anyone supporting them or aware of this risk. Research shows that most men who commit murder in a domestic setting have previously disclosed to GPs, however there is little information for men or professionals, about what help might be possible before things escalate. As well as developing the app, Hestia hope to work with Public Health England, CCGs, the Police and Home Office to ensure that information gets to men and the services they engage with. They will consult with service providers to get full information about what is available.

Amount: £45,429
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Hestia Housing & Support
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Beyond 30% 25 Jul 2018

In the UK, there is a workplace culture in sport that continues to discriminate against women. Women in Sport (WIS) have uncovered aspects of the culture in many sports organisations that needs to change so that both women and men can progress and thrive. Through the Beyond 30% project WIS will: 1) identify and test solutions that address barriers that prevent women from progressing and thriving in the sport workforce; 2) empower women to speak out against discrimination; 3) identify the support they need to move into leadership roles. The grant will fund direct project costs associated with the Beyond 30% project.

Amount: £181,043
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Women in Sport
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Bright Sky 2018: Spreading More Light Around The UK 25 Jul 2018

On average high-risk victims live with domestic abuse for 2.3 years before getting help (SafeLives, 2015). The window of opportunity to escape an abusive relationship is often brief. Bright Sky, an app developed by Hestia, supports victims of abuse to understand their situation and quickly find help from national and local services. In response to user feedback, a third phase of development will make the app available in Welsh and Bengali and will highlight legislative differences across the devolved nations of the UK. The grant will also allow the directory of support services to be regularly updated and so will support more women to escape abuse.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Hestia Housing & Support
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Depaul UK Sustainability Fund 25 Jul 2018

Depaul UK, who runs the national NIghtstop programme for young homeless people has experienced significant growth over the past 5 years and now needs to invest in data recording systems to enable them to collect and analyse data more efficiently from across our 100 national Depaul UK projects. With better data collection and evaluation systems in place and improved resource in this area, they will be able to better understand the young people they support and ensure services are providing maximum impact. This will also help to make a strong evidence-based case for additional funding in the areas where young people desperately need more support. We can share our results and learnings with

Amount: £46,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Depaul UK
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Application for Staff Funding 09 Jan 2019

The Armitage Foundation exists to increase diversity across UK medical schools by working with students from Y9 to increase their confidence to study medicine. Data from 2015 shows that more than 50% of UK schools do not produce a single medical applicant. This grant application is mainly for a part-time staff member for the Foundation. This will free up the co-founders to focus on taking the next steps to secure the Foundation's future - including developing new courses and mentoring for students in Y11 and Y13; recruiting and training additional volunteers to run sessions; thinking about the best business model; and developing strategic partnerships to maximise impact.

Amount: £11,650
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: The Armitage Foundation
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Safer Renting 06 Mar 2019

Operating out of Cambridge House, based in Southwark, the Safer Renting project offers advice and advocacy to tenants at risk of eviction and living in sub-standard rented properties. Staff work in partnership with local authorities in London to intervene in illegal evictions, support people to sustain tenancies and improve the conditions in their home or find more suitable housing, and to claim their legal rights in the face of criminal landlords. As well as preventing homelessness for vulnerable individuals, the project aims to influence policy to improve conditions for renters and offer greater protection from criminal landlords. Comic Relief will contribute to staff costs and overheads.

Amount: £150,506
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Cambridge House
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Holistic Needs Assessment (HNA) Portal 03 Jul 2019

Muscular Dystrophy UK are the leading organisation supporting at least 70,000 people living with a range of muscle wasting conditions in the UK. The project is looking to work in partnership with Sitekit to develop an online Holistic Needs Assessment portal (HNA), where people living with these conditions can conduct their own wellbeing assessments, which will make it easier for NCAs (Neuromuscular Care Advisors) to manage their care plans, reduce the risk of side-lining issues such as mental health, and enable them to be signposted more quickly to tailored services. There are only 60 NCAs, each managing the care plans of about 500 patients.

Amount: £51,500
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Muscular Dystrophy UK
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

My Story Matters - Voices of Young Survivors 04 Sep 2019

Through the power of storytellying, My Story Matters will help young people to recongise the early signs of domestic abuse in their relationships. Current support service provision does not reach young people, leaving them hidden, isolated and blaming themselves for the abuse. Through a digital platform employing a range of comms methods that work for them, young survivors will be able to safely tell their stories and connect with peers to share and validate experiences. Informed and empowered, users can connect with sources of help, help others and use their collective voice to influence and advocate for positive change in attitudes and services.

Amount: £75,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Radar
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Team Up Take Part 04 Sep 2019

In Rotherhithe, South London, there has been a rapid influx of new residents who have little knowledge of the local community or connection to it. There is a presumption that this group is self-sufficient and independent, but they can lack friendships and long term connections regardless of their achievements in their professional lives. There is also an ongoing problem around isolated vulnerable/older people. Team Up Take Part will bring people together from all backgrounds through a sport-based befriending programme that will encourage socially isolated people to build connections with their local community and make use out of local green/open spaces and other community assets.

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Time and Talents
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro