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Award Year:
2017

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Relative Experience: Transforming Kinship Care 08 Mar 2017

This group will work with Grandparents Plus through a combination of support provision, evaluation and awareness raising in order to increase the visibility of and support for kinship carers and children. The project will also explore how to bring about long term systems change at scale. The group aims to promote the benefits of peer support and show the benefits of kinship care.

Amount: £725,773
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: FamilyLives
Region: East of England
District: Welwyn Hatfield District

ESOL for Migrant Workers in Eccles (EMWE) 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to provide courses in English for speakers of other languages. The project aims to help speakers of other languages improve their English language skills and their integration into the local community.

Careers Escalator 09 Feb 2017

This project aims to improve the employment, career advancement and increased pay prospects of unemployed, under-employed and/or low paid migrants with no or limited English language skills. They will support those living in poverty, resulting in reduced isolation and poor physical and mental well-being. Through their existing employer networks it will provide access to workplace experiences, internship or apprenticeship opportunities to increase employability skills with a variety of employers.

Amount: £179,059
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ripe Enterprises Limited
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Carers CBG Support and Project (Cancer and Dementia Carers) 08 Mar 2017

This project is the delivery of a befriending, counselling and support service, for carers of those with cancer or dementia. This will provide opportunities to meet new people, gain an understanding of the services available and discuss issues pertaining to them, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting wellbeing.

Let's Have a Good Week - Connecting into your Community 22 Mar 2017

The project aims to tackle isolation and loneliness for people with disabilities in North Manchester, Bury and Rochdale. It will enable them to develop the tools, knowledge and experience to maintain their independence. They will be empowered to connect with groups and facilities in their area, increasing their engagement with local activities and improving health and wellbeing.

Amount: £303,352
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Breakthrough U.K. Ltd
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Extra-Curricular Activities Project 25 Jan 2017

Extra-Curricular Activities Project

Amount: £2,060
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kilmacolm Primary School
Region: Scotland
District: Inverclyde

LookOut Post 08 Mar 2017

This project is a programme of activities for young people including sessions that will look at relationships, drug awareness, personal finances and bullying, as well as the provision of social activities. This will enable parents to monitor the young people’s progress and will pre-empt disruptive or rebellious behaviour.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Family Group
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Clwb Rhun 05 Jan 2017

Clwb Rhun in Ammanford will use the grant to expand and improve the facilities and activities available to the children that attend. This grant for £4,000 will fund additional sessional worker hours, portable DVD players and DVDs, headphones, arts and crafts, mobile phone, and cooking supplies.

Amount: £4,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Clwb Rhun
Region: Wales
District: Sir Gaerfyrddin - Carmarthenshire

Reading and Playing Together- Growing Closer Together 22 Feb 2017

Reading and Playing Together- Growing Closer Together

Amount: £9,651
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Abington Primary School
Region: Scotland
District: South Lanarkshire

Violence Against Women Project 08 Mar 2017

This project will provide females aged 16 years and over who have experienced or are currently experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse with the support and skills to enable them to access a range of appropriate services. Services included will be one to one support, safety planning, signposting to appropriate support services, a 12 weeks women’s group programme and a befriending service.

Amount: £401,916
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aberdeen Cyrenians Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Aberdeen City

Leeds World of Food Community Festival 01 Mar 2017

This project is a multicultural food festival for the whole community. This will encourage people from diverse backgrounds to come together to celebrate their food cultures, with the aim of reducing tensions and developing community cohesion.

The 3 B's Project (Be Happy, Be Active, Be Creative) 25 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to purchase new resources for its outdoor learning area. The space will support the development of school children in reception year, who are experiencing the effects of social and educational disadvantage.

Enterprise Mosaic: A local community in a global context 15 Feb 2017

This project will deliver a commemorative arts project, which will bring the local community together, enabling them to celebrate the diversity of their area through a variety of arts activities.

Amount: £6,835
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shaftesbury Park Primary School
Region: London
District: Wandsworth London Boro

Lakeside Primary School - Healthy lifestyle and wellbeing project 25 Jan 2017

The school will deliver lunchtime and after school healthy eating and fitness sessions. This will encourage participation in physical exercise, with the aim of reducing childhood obesity and promoting wellbeing.

Berwickshire Employment & Employability (BEE) 14 Mar 2017

Berwickshire Employment & Employability (BEE)

Amount: £9,700
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BAVS
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

Donhead St Mary Village Hall - Essential Replacement Kitchen 18 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to replace its village hall’s kitchen, which is in a bad condition. This will improve the community facilities and comply with health and safety standards.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Donhead St Mary Village Hall
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Activities for all 18 Jan 2017

This project will deliver lunchtime multi sports clubs and other physical activity sessions, primarily tailored for special educational needs students at the school. This will enable the organisation to provide more opportunities for disadvantaged students, and help improve physical and mental wellbeing.

Amount: £9,858
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Meadow Park Academy
Region: South Central
District: Reading

Redevelop our existing community facilities 22 Mar 2017

A community room in the school will be re-developed with this funding. This will provide pupils and members of the community with additional space for extracurricular activities.

Amount: £9,695
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tenterfields Primary Academy
Region: West Midlands
District: Dudley District

Older People's Befriending & Development Worker 28 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to employ a Befriending/Development Worker to support older people in South West Edinburgh so that they can participate more with community life. The group aims for its work to be intergenerational and to address issues of isolation and loneliness through the promotion of positive contact between people from different generations. The Worker will be responsible for developing the core activities and managing a group of volunteer befrienders.

Amount: £53,353
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Health All Round
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

#AYAinspires 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to work with 40 young people aged 14-24 to create and share inspirational videos focussing on volunteering projects taking place in their community. The project aims to provide young people with the opportunity to gain a variety of new skills, build their confidence and improve their future employability.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aylesbury Youth Action
Region: South Central
District: Aylesbury Vale District