- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 14 Apr 2004
- Latest award date
- 28 Mar 2015
SoundGarden at Eureka! 16 Nov 2004
The Garden of Science will be an early years gallery to introduce under fives to living things and the natural world, explored through a giant sized but realistic garden setting. Individual exhibits will include; an oversize terracotta Flower Pot in which children can play; a Tree Trunk Theatre for role play opportunities and a giant Magpie's nest.
breakfast clubs 17 Feb 2005
This registered charity develop and promote additional and diverse opportunities for learning for all in Blackburn and Darwen. With a grant it will set up breakfast clubs in 6 primary schools in the area. These will be based in the most deprived areas. Parents will be encouraged to attend and to help, so they can learn about healthy eating and learn with their children. Activities will include story telling, arts and craft activities and informal play/learning.
This project will develop the existing work of the Clydesdale Youth Project to improve and expand the provision of services to children and young people aged 12-16. It will develop a relatively innovative approach to tackling issues that lead to children and young people appearing before the Children's Panel by specifically targeting families and the family environment.
The Right Track Project 06 Sep 2005
The project will help to prevent young people in BME communities from being excluded from school. It will improve their skills, confidence and self-esteem so that they can tackle racism and make the most of their formal education.
Access to Sports 10 Aug 2005
A project to organise an inclusive playscheme for disabled children, their siblings and friends in Birmingham, extending access to new sports experiences and activities. The grant will pay for school hire/care taking, consumables, staff costs, resources, sports professionals, access fees and travel costs.
Birmingham Young Runaways Support Project 11 Apr 2007
Young runaways in the Birmingham area will receive information on health, education, support and mentorship from volunteers. Services will aim to reduce the number of runaways in the area.
Looked After Children Reading Project 31 Mar 2006
The project will develop a volunteer reading scheme for children in care, working with local voluntary organisations and companies to recruit, train and vet volunteers. Informal meetings will be arranged between children and potential volunteers so each child can choose their own volunteer. Working with local schools and community settings to identify safe venues where children and volunteers can meet on a weekly basis.
Play Pods for Primary Schools 02 Feb 2007
This project provides a container or 'Pod' full of diverse materials that can stimulate, facilitate and enhance children's play in the school playground. These loose parts will be chosen and stocked by the children themselves from a list of renewable resources. The project will be carried out in Bristol, Bath, North East Somerset and South Gloucester.
Bridging The Gap 06 Aug 2007
TThe Bridging the Gap project, run by Childrens Playlink, will provide an Inclusive Play Support Worker to support parents and young people aged between 5 and 16 to remove barriers to play that can sometimes exist for children with disabilities. The project will work with play schemes in the area to ensure children with disabilities have an equal number of play opportunities and disabled and non-disabled children playing together becomes standard practice.
Support Plus Project 12 Dec 2007
This project will reduce the isolation of young people with disabilities, aged 14 to 24, and their families in Middlesbrough and Stockton. The project will provide supported links between disabled young people, their families and trained volunteers. With the support of a volunteer, each disabled young person will plan an individual programme of activities developed around their individual needs. This will improve their self-esteem and confidence and develop their skills to live more independently.
This three year project in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka will support children with physical and mental disabilities and their families. No localised facilities for children with disabilities exist since the area was ravaged by the Tsunami in December 2004. This project will set up five satellite centres offering similar services in Odamavadi, Vakarai, Palchenai, Panichankemy and Puliankandadi which are all to the north of Batticaloa where there are currently no facilities.
This project provides support and advice to young people moving from care, supervision or troubled home lives in the Moray area in their transition to independence. The project will provide advocacy, mentoring, advice, guidance and emotional support to 275 young people over four years helping them to develop and implement personal plans to achieve their own goals for independent living, focusing on employment, training and accommodation.This four year grant will fully fund staff salaries.
Think Children Drop In Sessions 18 Feb 2008
An award for a project by Think Children in Nottinghamshire to facilitate lunch time drop-in sessions for children aged 4-11 in six local schools. The sessions aim to deal with issues surrounding bullying, anger, low self esteem and relationships. The grant will include funding for emotional well-being facilitator fees, travel, communication and office support.
This project in the Batticaloa District of Sri Lanka will set up 5 satellite centres for children and young people with disabilities in areas where there has been no facilities of this kind since the Tsunami. A profoundly disabled unit will also be set up to support disabled children through therapies such as massage, music, touch, smell and sight therapy. Integrated playschemes will also be introduced so disabled children and those who aren't can play together and interact, helping to break down barriers.
This project based in York works with disabled young people in their transition into adulthood. It will provide young people, including those with autism and profound disabilities, with essential skills and confidence training to become volunteers in their local communities. The project will widen the aspirations of disabled young people beyond traditional day centre provision, helping them to make a positive contribution in their communities, rather than being the receivers of services.
Communicate Together 16 Sep 2008
This project is being delivered equally across Warrington and Brighton and Hove and will help parents of pre-school children with disabilities to communicate more effectively through being able to recognise and respond to their child's communication. It will be delivered through home visits and group work and uses specialist techniques, including Makaton sign language and visual props and activities, which will enable children to improve their skills and get more enjoyment from learning.
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.
North Devon Young Fathers Network 10 Mar 2010
This project will provide a confidential support and information service for young fathers aged 14 to 25 and their children, aged five and under, in North Devon. The project will help establish professional mentoring relationships and trust between project staff and the beneficiaries. Activities will include setting goals to access educational and training opportunities and sessions at local children's centres to gain positive parenting skills and improve emotional well-being and life outcomes.
This new project will offer support to vulnerable new arrivals aged 11 and over in Oxford to enhance their educational attainment, life chances and integration into society.The project aims to address a range of issues by recruiting volunteers from the local community to provide in-school educational support for these recently arrived children. Support will also be offered to the parents to help them support their children and involve them in the school and wider community life.