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Grant to Beacon Counselling 01 Feb 2017

To fund volunteer expenses for the volunteers who help Beacon at the Stockport Beer Festival. We have been the nominated charity of the year for the Stockport Beer Festival for the past 2 years and are now in our final year. This opportunity allows us to raise money that enables us to deliver free counselling services to vulnerable and disadvantaged people in Stockport. We have a charity run stall selling various beers and ciders and run a number of other fundraising activities of which all money raised goes directly to providing these services. The stall and activities are run by volunteers, many of whom are local to the area. There are 80 volunteer slots to be covered by approximately 50 volunteers throughout the day and evening meaning that we rely heavily on their support for the running of our stall. With a full complement of volunteers we have the potential to raise £8k which means we can even more counselling to people who are out of work or facing other financial hardship. The grant will cover the volunteers’ refreshments and travel expenses and will mean that we can attract more volunteers and use the money we would have spent on expenses to deliver counselling sessions for people in Stockport.

Amount: £470
Funder: Equity Foundation
Recipient: Beacon Counselling

There is no project name available for this record 24 Jun 2010

This club based in Kilmarnock will train volunteer coaches to allow it to cater for increasing participant numbers and ensure the sustainability of the club. This grant will fund a Level 2 UKCC coaching course for three volunteers and a Level 1 UKCC coaching course for one volunteer.

Amount: £220
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Westpark Gymnastics Club
Region: Scotland
District: East Ayrshire

Cheshire Marshals Volunteer Training and Recruitment Project 31 Jan 2013

Recession Response: This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Cheshire. The organisation will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers to help marshal community events. This will provide a pool of trained volunteers to help improve the health and safety at local events.

Amount: £339
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cheshire Marshals
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East (B)

Towards Fuel Poverty work - Volunteer costs 09 Mar 2016

Towards Fuel Poverty work - Volunteer costs

Towards volunteer activities 22 Apr 2015

Towards volunteer activities

Volunteer Pathways 15 Apr 2016

Volunteer Pathways

Amount: £499
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Highland Wildcats
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Transform - Indoor Sports 17 Mar 2014

This group, based in Dalkeith, delivers social and recreational activities in six sheltered housing complexes throughout Midlothian and will extend this to include bowls and curling.

Amount: £409
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Midlothian
Region: Scotland
District: Midlothian

Volunteer Training 27 Mar 2013

This is a project by a charity in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. The group will use the funding to purchase a laptop to deliver Midas training for their volunteers. This will improve the capacity of the organisation to enable beneficiaries to acquire the necessary skills.

There is no project name available for this record 20 Jan 2011

The school will recruit ten new volunteers and provide coaching training to volunteers. The grant will fund Umpiring workshops and coaching workshops.

Amount: £400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Castlehead High School
Region: Scotland
District: Renfrewshire

Woodland Volunteers: Connecting people, trees and landscape 22 Mar 2016

This group will use the funding to train residential volunteers in the woodlands maintenance. The group will also purchase equipment such as a wood chipper and chainsaw to achieve self-sustainability.

Amount: £391
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Skye Forest Garden
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Macclesfield Seals 60th Birthday Celebration 06 Oct 2016

Macclesfield Seals Swimming Club provide swimming activities for disabled people. The project is a celebratory (60 years in operation) event to thank all our supporters and volunteers who make the successful continuation of the Club possible providing an opportunity for existing and past members and volunteers to socialise, publicise, and re energise the work of the club in providing a safe and supportive swimming environment across a range of needs and abilities. The grant made a contribution towards event running costs.

National Childbirth Trust Big Weekend (annual conference) Telford Int. Ctr. 15 Apr 2010

This voluntary group in Portsmouth offer information and support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. They will use the award to allow three volunteers to attend the National Childbirth Trust conference. The volunteers will receive the most up to date training, allowing them to feedback the information back to the wider team and improve their service.

There is no project name available for this record 08 Dec 2011

This group supports the delivery of the Duke of Edinburgh Award in the region. The group will use the grant to train ten new adult volunteers for the British Expedition Leadership Award. This will allow the volunteers to lead more young people in activities. This grant will be used to pay for the cost of tutor hours, minibus hire, first aid training, campsite costs, accommodation fees, governing body registration and tutor resource packs.

Grant for the Repair of a Piano 06 Sep 2016

for the repair of a piano so that a volunteer can play it for the benefit of the 32 residents.

Grant to SSE127 08 Nov 2016

A laptop to help this individual with Autism and ADHD apply for jobs, volunteer and undertake job club programmes.

Amount: £400
Funder: Community Foundation for Surrey
Recipient: SSE127

Senior Archery Coaching certficate 10 Jan 2017

Support towards the costs of a Senior Archery Coaching certificate for a volunteer with an archery club.

Grant to The Edlington Hilltop Centre Associates 04 Aug 2017

Our befriending service offers a lifeline to 200+ socially isolated OAPs and we would like to expand this by training more volunteers.

River Monitoring training and other small operational costs 15 Aug 2016

River Monitoring training and other small operational costs for a small conservation group.

Grant to Home-Start Bristol 03 Jun 2016

As requested by the donor

Amount: £350
Funder: Quartet Community Foundation
Recipient: Home-Start Bristol