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United Volunteers 01 Feb 2017

This charity will use the funding to run a new programme for unpaid carers which will involve monthly workshops, individualised development plans, one-to-one mentoring and a buddy scheme for isolated carers. This will build capacity to engage participants and co-ordinate their service more effectively.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carers United
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Community engagement on Sandon Road 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to carry out a community engagement project. This will enable the group to gauge the best way to manage and develop a local facility to the best benefit of the beneficiaries.

Creative Reminiscence - A Pilot Project 07 Dec 2016

This group will use the funding to deliver a programme of arts workshops which will support people living with the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and mental illness. The workshops will improve the well-being for people taking part and address issues surrounding social isolation.

Amount: £9,948
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Leaf Creative Arts CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

CESCIC Health & Well Being Programme 23 Nov 2016

This project will pilot wellbeing activities that will seek to support people who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage and isolation. This will improve physical and mental wellbeing.

Reconnected Enterprise Hub 22 Mar 2017

IT support sessions will be delivered to people who are experiencing the effects of being homeless. This will equip them with new skills and create pathways to employment.

Amount: £8,911
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Reconnected CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

The Butterfly Project 15 Feb 2017

This is a project by a community organisation in Birmingham, serving beneficiaries across the West Midlands. They will use the funding to run a series of group sessions for women who have lived with the effects of domestic violence and provide a support and signposting service. This will offer participants the right support and understanding to build confidence and feel empowered.

Amount: £8,892
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Females of Empowerment CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Station Road Allotments Security Fencing 08 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to install security fencing and bushes around their allotment perimeter, improving security at the site and preventing break-ins, vandalism and theft.

Hall Green UC Church: Structural & Architectural Services 27 Jan 2016

The group will use the funding to undergo a feasibility study in developing their church. This will potentially improve community building and provide extra space for the use of general public.

Beechcroft Community Festival 19 Dec 2016

This project is a community festival to celebrate the refurbishment of the Beechcroft centre. This will encourage local people to come together.

Amount: £6,113
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Beechcroft Sports Club
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Positive summer activites 13 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver a summer programme of activities for young people who are at risk of anti-social behaviour, as well as provide family activities. This will engage beneficiaries in positive activities, leading to improved community cohesion.

Drop In @ WKIA 21 Sep 2016

The project will use the funding to provide drop in sessions for young ex-offenders. This will provide effective support which will decrease the chances of young people re-offending and lead to better chances in life.

Amount: £9,870
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: WKIA
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

We are SHINE@NechellsPOD 06 Jan 2016

The group will use the funding to undertake a consultation for capacity building, to improve the organisation's community engagement and outreach services. This will improve the skills of their members, increase the organisations capacity and improve their sustainability.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shine@NechellsPOD
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Pandora's Box - 'Choices & Consequence' 11 May 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver engagement and mediation sessions for young women who are at risk of criminal activity and anti-social behaviour. This will engage beneficiaries in positive activities, leading to improved community cohesion.

Birmingham Disability Tennis 06 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to provide weekly tennis activities for disabled people. This will enable a wider group of wheel chair users to access regular physical activities.

The Wild Side 01 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to create a relaxation and sensory garden, as well as a woodland trail to the rear of their community centre. This will create a community green space that would be utilised to improve mental wellbeing.

The Sutton Coldfield Dementia Cafe 01 Mar 2017

A community centre kitchen will be converted into a memory café for people living with dementia and their carers. This will create a community hub for people to receive support and share experiences.

Amount: £9,600
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St James Church, Hill
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Next Generation Youth Project 08 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to offer support workshops to young carers in the black minority ethnic community. The workshops will offer them employment training and work experience, helping to reduce social isolation.

Amount: £9,945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Handsworth Carers Group
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Perry Fun 14 Dec 2016

The funding will be used by this community organisation to deliver a programme of learning and recreational activities. They will focus on supporting families who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage. This will encourage those taking part to become more active within the community and challenge the issues that they face.

Amount: £9,518
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Family Engagement
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Castle Pool Into the Future 26 Aug 2015

The group will use the funding to provide workshops, training and community consultation at Castle Pool. This will develop the capacity of the organisation through strategic support and development of appropriate activities.

Bordesley Green Forest Garden Project 23 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to create a community garden, which will be developed and maintained by the local community. This will provide a new inclusive space for community use.