- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 06 Jul 2004
- Latest award date
- 01 May 2015
Giving children a voice 19 May 2006
This group's idea is to bring children together to think about their lives and the issues that affect them. They then meet with adults and consider the ways they can help their communities. administrative support, evaluation report costs, production of a strategic development plan, travel and subsistence and printing.
Grant to Children 1st 01 Jul 2014
A family support service for children living in a variety of challenging circumstances in Edinburgh. Children will be happier more confident and resilient as they and their families are given tailored support some with volunteer befrienders and helpers.
Western Isles Project 31 Jan 2008
This three year project will build on the success of a recent pilot project to increase the ability of young people to be involved in local decision making processes. It will develop the existing Children's Parliament in the Western Isles to the Southern Isles. 500 young people aged 11 - 16 will benefit from a range of arts-based activities and sessions. In particular, 20 young people who were involved in the pilot project will act as project advisors and peer educators. The grant will fund salary costs.
'bfriends' East Lothian 16 Apr 2008
This project will raise the self esteem, confidence and life skills of vulnerable isolated young people whose support structures have been eroded through changing family structures. This project will provide a befriending service to young people aged 5 to 16 years of age. The project will run for 5 years and will reach 70 young people, 70 families and offer volunteer opportunities to 70 adults. The project will fund the salaries, training, equipment, administration and volunteer costs.
This group will engage a writer and performer to facilitate the production of a 15-minute short film which will engage disadvantaged young people helping them explore the themes of sexual health and relationships. This grant will fund an external film production services, sessional support staff, transport for 25 people, publicity costs, website costs, software and two video cameras.
Chill Out Zone (COZ) 08 Jun 2007
The Chill Out Zone in Bathgate. 300 young people aged 12 - 20 will benefit from extended opening hours on Friday evenings and weekends. The project will also help young people to access volunteering opportunities. Young people who are socially excluded such as 'looked after' and accommodated young people, teenage mothers and LGBT young people. The grant will meet the salary costs of two new full time project workers.
Early Intervention Service 21 Mar 2007
Children 1st's idea is to introduce an early intervention service for non-abusing parents offering counselling services and short term group work programmes along with support in the healthy recovery of the child, parent/carer and family. This will help children and families to recover and live healthy and functional lives. The grant will fund consultancy fees and a practice guidance pack.
The funding will be used for a programme of workshops focussing on children's views of fatherhood.
Grant to Children in Scotland 25 Sep 2008
Towards the salary for an early years' policy officer to make a lasting impact on Scottish early years policy, provision and practice.
The project will investigate the changing roles of fathers in their families as well as the changing role of men in their social networks, communities and the workforce as a means to understanding how being a young father can be supported by organisations such as Children 1st and other organisations supporting families.
Towards the Laurelbank Family Support Service in Dundee
There are high numbers of children living in poverty. To address this, The Save the Children Fund have identified child poverty as an area of significant concern in its work with children and young people. From consultations across the UK and through their Voices for Change (2000) project, children and young people themselves highlighted the negative impact of poverty on their lives. The aim of this research project is to improve the lives of children and young people affected by poverty.
Children in Scotland aim to work in partnership with Youthlink Scotland to develop an information resource, and provide training, for children and youth frontline organisations. The project will benefit individuals and voluntary organisations across Scotland. The grant will fund staff costs to develop a survey and consultation, staff costs to support IT requirements and consultancy fees.
short respite breaks in the West Highlands for severely disadvantaged children
paying for a group of severely disadvantaged children to spend a week at Ardvullin during 2008 25 Oct 2007
paying for a group of severely disadvantaged children to spend a week at Ardvullin during 2009
This group provide facilities to voluntary, statutory and professional organisations working with children and their families. The grant is for an evacuation chair lift.
This group provides respite breaks for children from low income families. The grant is for contribution towards refurbishment costs for the respite centre.
Having a Say at School (HASAS) 26 Aug 2010
This group will print and send a copy of its comic book 'Councils of the Galaxy' to every school in Scotland. The comic is part of the group's research programme on pupil councils and decision making in schools. It is a source of information for pupils on leadership, promoting good citizenship and being an influence in their schools and communities. The grant will fund comic book printing, posting of comic books to 2,800 schools and contractual royalty payment to an external illustrator/lead author.