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Getting Girls Engaged to Improve Health and Development 27 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to provide coaching and physical extracurricular activities for girls from low income backgrounds. This will enable beneficiaries to socialise with their peers, take part in team and leadership building activities that will increase their confidence and broaden their experiences.

Amount: £9,490
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Nansen Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Women’s focus on health 25 May 2016

This is a project by a community organisation in Aston, Birmingham. The group will use the funding to provide a range of health and wellbeing activities for women aged between 25 and 60. This will increase participation in physical activities and wellbeing.

Amount: £8,646
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Saathi House
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Baskerville Blooms 25 Nov 2015

The group will use the funding to create a therapy and sensory garden that will support the needs of families of children with complex learning difficulties. This will provide a safe space where beneficiaries can regain their physical and emotional health and wellbeing.

Amount: £9,996
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Baskerville School
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

The Reading Project 16 Nov 2016

The project will use the funding to create a new community library to support children and families who have English as a second language. This will improve chances in life for beneficiaries who have a range of social and educational needs.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Marlborough Junior School
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Threads for Success 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to provide vulnerable adults with employability skills, interview techniques and workplace etiquette. This will remove barriers to employment and develop life skills and so promote personal independence and interactions with others.

'The Oaklands Youth, Arts & Culturama Project' 07 Sep 2016

The project will deliver creative social activities, including arts, crafts, and music workshops, for local young people. This will bring young people in the community together socially.

Good Companion Gentle Exercise Club 25 Nov 2015

The group will use the funding to run seated gentle exercise sessions for over 55 year olds. This will increase participation in physical activities and improve beneficiaries’ social life.

Amount: £7,051
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Narthex Sparkhill
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Family Compass Project 08 Mar 2017

This project will develop existing activities aimed at improving the quality of life of families who live on the Falcon Lodge Estate in Sutton Coldfield. It will employ three coaches who will support families to develop practical parenting and life skills to respond to the issues affecting their lives. Support will be tailored to each family’s needs to prevent issues from escalating. This could include, employment support, activities to build confidence and self-esteem Health, and wellbeing activities.

TLC (Tiny Leaders Club) 08 Jul 2015

The group will use the funding to run lunch time problem solving games and activities for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. This will teach the children communication, teamwork and life skills to give them the confidence to help prepare them for real life situations.

Shard End Settlement - Champions 4 Skills (C4S) 04 Nov 2015

A project to increase active community involvement and tackle local issues. The scheme will set up community forums, action plans and neighbourhood steering groups and will also recruit community volunteers, provide skills work-shops, inc IT, communication and presentation and will focus on young people, long-term unemployed and older residents, to increase opportunities to actively engage in the community to raise aspirations and build confidence.

Amount: £445,771
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Birmingham Settlement
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Volunteer Continuous Professional Development Programme 2017-2018 09 Nov 2016

This project will provide specialist training for volunteers working with people who have suffered bereavement. This will increase the skills, confidence and capacity of the group and its volunteers.

Yemeni Advisory Project 14 Oct 2015

The group will use the funding to provide one to one advice sessions on basic services available for members of the Yemeni community. This will provide opportunities for beneficiaries to gain knowledge in accessing mainstream services and training.

Perry Common Christmas on The Ring 11 Nov 2016

The project will use the funding to deliver a celebratory Christmas event to enable the local community to celebrate together. This will enable the organisation to provide an opportunity for improved community engagement with involvement from local community groups from the Polish, Greek and Chinese communities reflecting the evolving nature of the area.

Minworth Active Adventure Project 01 Feb 2017

This school will use the funding to create a trim trail for their pupils, encouraging them to be fit and active.

Enterprising A Shenley Youngster (EASY) 19 Dec 2016

This charity will use the funding to deliver a programme of financial education support sessions for young people who are experiencing the effects of financial disadvantage. The beneficiaries will be equipped with new skills, improving their chances in life.

Horticulture Training Project 26 Aug 2015

The group will use the funding to provide horticultural training for NEET young people and community activities in gardening to create an inclusive community. This will provide better chances in life through people gaining formal skills and create a safer community by more people participating in community activities.

HOLISTIC DRUMMING IN THE COMMUNITY 07 Sep 2016

The project will deliver therapeutic recreational African drumming sessions for young people with learning difficulties, broadening their experiences and providing new opportunities for social interaction.

Women & Weaving 03 Aug 2016

The group will use the funding to provide sewing and craft activities to provide creative activities in the community for BME women. This will improve mental health and wellbeing by reducing isolation.

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

SIX STREETS RESIDENTS GROUP 11 Nov 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver a range of services and activities for older people living within the area. This will support reduced isolation amongst beneficiaries and provide access to support and services that will promote healthy lifestyles.

Amount: £9,600
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Six Streets Residents Group
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Camp Fitness 04 May 2016

The group will use the funding to run summer health and fitness camps for children and young people. This will enable participants to take part in health tests and exercise sessions.

Amount: £9,605
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pat Benson Boxing Academy
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District