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Development of the Volunteer Co-ordinator's Role 25 Nov 2015

Since 2009, volunteers at Sight Action have increased from zero to 50. The Volunteer Co-ordinator's role will be developd to include volunteer selection and retention; introducing community volunteers; clients' assessment needs; and introducing a quality management system. Visually impaired clients will continue to benefit from this support.

Amount: £42,000
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Sight Action Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Oxford Conservation Volunteers New Tools Project 09 Dec 2015

We will buy tools to enable volunteers to enhance green spaces in Oxfordshire and provide training and skills to improve employability.

Volunteering in Action 04 Feb 2015

Not Available

Amount: £9,210
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

Grant to Volunteering Matters 06 Nov 2015

This project will provide two residential experiences for 30 vulnerable children and young people from North Lanarkshire. It will increase confidence support inclusion and increase aspiration.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Grant to Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea 06 Aug 2015

This project will enable disadvantaged children and young people from a number of backgrounds to access a variety of activities and trips. They will increase their aspirations make new friends and increase their confidence.

Grant to UBU Volunteering 06 Nov 2015

This project supports young carers through monthly sessions and fun activities such as bowling and boat trips. This will provide the children and young people with positive experiences help develop relationships and build confidence.

Amount: £9,500
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: UBU Volunteering
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Tools for use by volunteers in wood recycling project 08 Jun 2015

Tools for Emerge's volunteer project that looks at wood re-use and recycling, upskilling volunteers to a level 2 qualification

Amount: £1,000
Funder: One Manchester
Recipient: Emerge

AC00508 12 Nov 2015

Accelerating Ideas programme grant to The Conservation Volunteers Grant Ref AC00508

Amount: £15,000
Funder: Nesta
Recipient: The Conservation Volunteers
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Doncaster District (B)

Training Oxford Conservation Volunteers in Traditional Countryside Management Skills 27 Apr 2015

3 training days to cover coppicing, hedge-laying and dry-stone walling.

Grant to Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre 08 Jul 2015

supporting young people with mental health issues in Brent with a programme of activities and supported volunteering to support their personal development and progression. The grant will fund the salary costs of the Project Coordinator and costs

Travelling science education in Turkey 01 Jun 2015

Funding a mobile science unit to bring facilities and teacher resources to remoter regions of Turkey

Music, Media and Mayhem! 28 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £5,610
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

Bicester Good Neighbour Scheme 14 Apr 2015

To fund scheme coordinator who finds suitable volunteers for each elderly client

Grant to Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea 13 May 2015

£125,000 over three years (£41,000; £43,350; £40,650) for a part-time Resettlement Worker plus a contribution to the running costs of "Inside Out"

Amount: £125,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Kensington & Chelsea

Grant to Covey (Community Volunteers Enabling You) 01 Mar 2015

This befriending project will help teenagers with learning disabilities and autism to have fun and improve their confidence and communication skills. They will take part in weekly activities including bowling cinema and going out for meals.

Grant to Parks Volunteer Resource and Retail Outlet 01 Jul 2015

This project will support children and young people living in low income families to experience forest school outdoor activities. Children and young people will improve their confidence develop life skills and know how to stay safe.

Amount: £12,169
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Parks Volunteer Resource and Retail O...
Region: South West
District: Swindon (B)

Grant to Greater Manchester Youth Network 08 Jul 2015

supporting care leavers to learn about volunteering and to take part in volunteering activities. The project offers a volunteering-based activity, training and support programme, supporting young people's transition into adulthood.

Grant to East Devon Volunteer Support Agency 07 Jan 2015

The charity supports a range of projects across east Devon. It seeks support for its business development work. This will enable it to more effectively support an increasing range of disadvantaged people through priority projects linked to needs.

Towards Increasing Capacity through Volunteering - Friendship Groups 01 Jul 2015

Towards Increasing Capacity through Volunteering - Friendship Groups