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2016

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Homeless Advice and Resilience Project (H.A.R.P) 03 Mar 2016

A project to support people in hardship including those with chaotic lifestyles and multiple needs such as poor health, homelessness, substance misuse, offending, victimisation, poor social relationships, financial difficulties, lack of employability skills, exclusion or lack of engagement with services. it will provide access to hot meals, foodbanks, fuel, clothing, washing and laundry facilities, furniture and financial support for those moving from benefits into work.

Amount: £510,139
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Bond Board Limited
Region: North West
District: Rochdale District

Relative Experience 16 Mar 2016

This funding will develop a project supporting kinship carers, who are typically grandparents taking long term or permanent care of children unable to live with parents. This will look to expand a scheme in the North East providing a volunteer training programme and befriending service for carers to support others in their situation. It will explore the potential to influence provision for kinship carers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales through research, cost analysis and stakeholder engagement.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: FamilyLives
Region: East of England
District: Welwyn Hatfield District

On Your Marks Enrichment Programme South Crewe 06 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to run a programme of educational and social activities for primary school children during the summer holidays. This will improve and sustain the educational attainment through motivational activities of children from less advantaged families.

Amount: £9,994
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pebble Brook Primary School
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East

ARC Healthy Living Centre 23 Mar 2016

The group provides health based activities for all age groups in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh and supports older and vulnerable people in the community. They received the £3,400 grant for the Silver Summer Scheme project which will provide a six week programme of activities including cookery classes, outings, tea dances and yoga.

SKILL& CONFIDENT FOR SUCCESS 17 Feb 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver English reading, writing, speaking and listening workshops, for local people who do not speak English. This will provide them with skills and knowledge to successfully integrate into the community, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting cohesion.

Community Stitchers 19 Oct 2016

The project will use the funding to run a practical sewing project to bring together members of different communities and cultures in Liverpool 8. Targeting refugees and recent migrants, people with English as a second language, people with mental health issues and facing social isolation. This will improve social isolation and low self-esteem and engage local people who need advice and support with a drop in service.

Park View Primary School's 'Action & Imagination Area'. 20 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to install play equipment within the school grounds to engage children in physical, creative and social play before and after school, lunchtimes and holidays. This will enable the organisation to address significant social and development issues for the pupils who have SEND issues including emotional, behavioural and mental health issues, and the play area will also be enjoyed by all children who attend the out of school clubs.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Park View Primary School
Region: North West
District: Bury District

Engagement for Girls 19 Oct 2016

The project will use the funding to provide extra-curricular physical activity sessions. This will allow female students to benefit from non-competitive activities increasing health and fitness.

Level Ground 04 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a series of group support sessions and voluntary work taster sessions for unemployed people with moderate mental health issues. This will enable beneficiaries to understand stress, as well as gain practical work experience, with the aim of building confidence to gain employment and promoting wellbeing.

WoEn/1/1 - West of England Works 22 Sep 2016

This grant will be used for a project that will work with individuals who face multiple and complex barriers to employment across the West of England. Using a person-centred approach that will enhance existing services, it will aim to move participants towards employment or training.

Amount: £2,999,893
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Weston College
Region: South West
District: North Somerset

Bradby Regeneration 24 Aug 2016

The group will use the funding to hire an additional youth worker, as well as purchase materials and equipment for use by young people. This will increase the group’s capacity to provide support and activities for young people.

Amount: £9,706
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bradby Club
Region: West Midlands
District: Rugby District

A hub for all-Serving the Community 08 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to install new central heating in the village hall that is located in a rurally isolated area that lacks public meeting resources. This will improve the environment of the building and make it more hospitable for voluntary organisations and visitors.

Amount: £7,786
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Gedney Dyke Village Hall
Region: East Midlands
District: South Holland District

Coton Community Great British Family Festival Fun Weekend 05 Dec 2016

Coton Community Great British Family Festival Fun Weekend

Phillies Fun Club 09 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of regular afterschool and holiday club activities for young people attending their school. This will aim to improve integration of immigrant and new entrant families through increased extracurricular engagement with their peers.

The Miss Represented Programme 21 Sep 2016

This project is a creative and social learning scheme for vulnerable women aged 13-21 with particularly complex needs within the social care and criminal justice systems. It will help them gain life skills through workshops to enable them to play positive roles in the community, and for the community to better understand them. Workshop sessions will be run by arts professionals and social workers, with the creative output being led by the women supported.

Haven 4 Nature 24 Aug 2016

The school will use the funding to create a community nature area. This will aim to reduce involvement of young people in vandalism and anti-social behaviour in the local community.

IMPACT 20 Apr 2016

The group will use the funding to provide extracurricular activities and trips for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This will enable them to take part in activities which improve their confidence, behaviour, health and wellbeing.

Amount: £4,489
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Great Bridge Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District

Carricklongfield CG - Floor Upgrade 14 Jan 2016

The organisation, based near Dungannon, provides a wide range of community activities and events for all age groups. They received a grant of £9,230 upgrade the premises and to buy a defibrillator that the local community will be trained to use.

Amount: £9,230
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carricklongfield Cultural Group
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Mid Ulster

A new van for Scrapstore 20 Dec 2016

A new van for Scrapstore

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Borders Scrap Store
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

Best in Nottingham Awards 11 Nov 2016

The project will organise a ‘Best in Nottingham’ event to recognise the community, charity and voluntary work that is happening in Nottingham and reflect the geographical and cultural diversity of the city.