- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 18 May 1998
- Latest award date
- 20 Apr 2017
Rural Area Play Project (RAPP), Early Years 13 Aug 2009
This community organisation based in Hampshire will use an award to set up a Rural Play Area project during school holidays for children up to five years of age. At present there is a scheme that only accommodates children aged four to sixteen, excluding younger children.
This project will work across Leeds, primarily with refugees and asylum seekers, supporting them to face and overcome problems such as immigration status, poverty, language barriers and lack of knowledge of the British way of life. The beneficiaries will have a multitude of special needs, their lives having been characterised by turbulence,emotional trauma and family loss. The project will provide information, advice and support on a one-to-one basis to children in vulnerable families, according to need.
The Secret Jungle 10 Aug 2010
This is a new project based in Northdown Park, Margate. The aim of The Secret Jungle is to provide free safe and accessible play opportunities for disabled children and young people and their families. The Lottery grant will pay for a security system and supervision for children to play in a garden with a specialist playground, sensory areas and learning zones.The parents of children with disabilities will have the opportunity to meet, socialise, share information and support one another.
The Mary Mary Gardening Project 22 Sep 2011
This voluntary organisation in Cumbria will use funding to deliver a music, story and gardening project to engage parents and young children, which will include indoor and outdoor plant growing activities. This will provide accessible activities to engage families in a rural area, and offer opportunities for parents and children to share new experiences together.
This project aims to engage and motivate families with children up to five years old in two of the most deprived wards in the area. These families are reluctant to access statutory and other support services for their children and themselves, which is having a detrimental effect on their child's development and quality of life and is pushing them into social isolation. The project will offer support options in various local, accessible locations and timings will be arranged to suit the families involved.
Tyne Gateway - Extending the Reach 13 Dec 2011
The Tyne Gateway project will expand work tackling child poverty across North and South Tyneside, and engage around 270 families to raise children's behavioural and educational abilities. A successful pilot to deal with unemployment and lack of skills in the community is being adapted to address wider and more complex issues. 'Family entrepreneurs' will work with families to assess the help and support they need. These entrepreneurs will be from the local community and have experienced similar issues.
Step by Step 15 Mar 2012
This project will improve the educational prospects of disadvantaged children in Bradford by delivering a range of activities. These will include a programme designed to improve the language and communications skills of young children, family activities in the local woodland, workshops for parents to help them understand their child's personal and educational development, a range of activities for young people to support learning, non-fiction book bags for reluctant readers and homework clubs.
Busy Bees Bonanza 08 Aug 2012
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Sheffield. The organisation will use funding purchase a new climbing frame and improve access to the outdoor play area; for pre-school aged children. This will provide access and equipment to encourage outdoor and independent play for young children.
Improved Livelihoods for Kitale Children 13 Sep 2012
This project, based in Kitale in Kenya, aims to improve access to primary education for disadvantaged children and young people living on the streets, and to economically empower young people and their families through improved livelihoods.
Rural Play Project (RAPP), Early Years 01 Aug 2013
This is a project by an incorporated charity in Lincolnshire. The organisation will use funding to provide holiday activities for children, including those with disabilities, up to the age of four. This will enable children with disabilities to access mainstream activities and allow the group to meet the growing demand for their services.
A Better Start in Greater Manchester 01 Aug 2013
The project aims to create a fully integrated early years support network for children and parents Bolton, Rochdale, Oldham, Salford and Manchester, and will work with local partners to ensure sure young families have strong communication, emotional and social skills to better enjoy their childhood, prepare for school and young adulthood.The project will incl mentors, breastfeeding peer support, advice on healthier lifestyles, and parenting. .
Grant to Children's University 29 Jan 2013
Towards the salary of a head of development who will help expand their out-of-school learning centres into regions of higher deprivation.