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Results

Keynsham Festival of Nature 2017 15 Sep 2016

The organisation will use the funding for a community celebration of the natural world. The event will offer a variety of open-air interactive activities, talks and workshops including digital conversations, maximising intergenerational communication.

Amount: £9,530
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bristol Natural History Consortium
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Creative Connections 22 Apr 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver an intergenerational creative art project in a community that is experiencing the effects of inequality and social isolation. This will remove barriers between age groups and engage the beneficiaries in a positive manner which will encourage cohesion.

Amount: £9,876
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Young Bristol
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Enclude: Engaging, Enabling and Empowering people through volunteering 29 Jul 2015

The project aims to help people of all ages with learning difficulties, disabilities or mental health problems to lead more independent lives through a range of engaging activities and volunteering opportunities on the farm. Accredited training in animal care and horticulture, therapeutic outdoor experiences, peer to peer mentoring and practical training placements will be on offer. A social enterprise will also be piloted so volunteers can put new skills gained into practice.

Amount: £285,539
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Werburghs City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Raising a Roundhouse 29 Jul 2015

The group will use the funding to create an all weather shelter for the local community which will be used as a venue for training workshops. This will provide a community facility that will enable participation in community life.

Culture, Identity and Inclusion 25 Feb 2016

The group will use the funding to celebrate the lives and contributions of refugee and asylum seekers through cultural exchange workshops and cultural feasts for people, particularly from Kurdish, Roma, Colombian and Somali backgrounds. This will bring people together in cultural celebrations, increase understanding and reduce isolation.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tribe Of Doris
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Get Together 04 Jun 2015

This project aims to improve the lives of vulnerable people in areas of high deprivation in South Bristol through providing a range of activities at a community centre that is being extended. The funding will be used to increase staff hours to maximise use of the facilities. Activities will target people of all age groups and will include a theatre group, social sessions for people with depression and low self-esteem and an intergenerational project involving local schools and a community choir.

Amount: £198,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Acta
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Celebrating Dhek Bhal's Milestone 11 Aug 2016

This project will use the funding to produce and short film about the lives of the South Asian older people and hold an event to celebrate their achievements. This will provide cultural awareness to local people and encourage community cohesion.

Amount: £9,986
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dhek Bhal
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Dame Emily Gateway Club 10 Jun 2015

The group will use the funding to transport disabled people to the social club. This will reduce isolation for beneficiaries enabling them to participate in a range of recreational activities.

Amount: £6,392
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dame Emily Gateway Club
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Scout HQ Refurbishment 07 Oct 2015

The group will use the funding to replace the roof and floor in their Scout building. This will improve the environment in the building, addressing current health and safety issues posed by damp and a slippery floor surface.

Bristol Cycle Festival 2017 18 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to deliver a programme of cycling activities, which will challenge issues surrounding social isolation and encourage improved levels of engagement.

Amount: £7,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bristol Cycle Festival
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

To Create an Area for All Weather Outdoor Play and Learning 13 May 2015

The group will use the funding to create an all weather outdoor play and learning environment for the benefit of the school children. This will encourage the children to socialise, take part in physical activity and facilitate outdoor learning.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Teresas Catholic Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Community Festivals 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers to enable them to support the delivery of a series of health and well being community festivals in their local area. This will support the training needs of volunteers and promote community cohesion.

Amount: £8,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: West of England Sport Trust
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Energy Accessibility SErvice (EASE) 29 Jul 2015

This project will support disabled people across the South West who live in cold homes, struggle to pay for their fuel and water bills or need additional assistance to stay warm at home. In-depth, personalised one-to-one support will be provided to clients through home-visits, outreach events, advice surgeries and follow-up help. Practical support will be provided to understand energy use, systems, bills and to deal with fuel debt. Energy efficiency measures will also be carried out in homes where possible.

Amount: £428,044
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Centre For Sustainable Energy
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Positive Voices 01 Jun 2016

This project will support people who are newly diagnosed with HIV or struggling with their diagnosis in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. People will receive an assessment to help recognise their strengths and achieve their goals. There will be regular one-to-one support from others with direct experiences of HIV, and signposting to other services. There will also be workshops about understanding HIV, treatment options, telling others about the diagnosis, sex and relationships.

Amount: £327,084
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Brigstowe Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

WGI stage 2 22 Mar 2016

Around 230 women who are trapped in, or vulnerable to street sex work will be supported to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction. They will be reached through a women only drop-in centre, and night outreach, operated from a van which goes out to the women working on the street to provide a safe haven and practical support. Caseworkers will empower women to take control of their lives and provide them with support for as long as they need.

Amount: £749,813
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: One25 Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Investigative Learning Tower Project 19 Aug 2015

The group will use the funding to install outdoor climbing towers which can be used by children from the local community. This will promote wellbeing and physical activity.

Amount: £9,970
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cabot Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Find Your Voice 05 Aug 2015

Find Your Voice

Amount: £9,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Misfits Theatre Company C.I.C.
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Fitness equipment 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to purchase outdoor fitness equipment. The outdoor play equipment will encourage pupils to become more active and to interact socially.

Amount: £7,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Burnbush Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Lincoln Street 14 Oct 2015

The group will use the funding to provide furniture and equipment for their new community centre. This will enable the organisation to increase its capacity to support users experiencing a range of issues.

Amount: £9,070
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bristol Methodist Centre
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Lawrence Weston Community Hub 26 Jul 2016

This grant will be used to develop plans for a new community hub for local residents. This will include community spaces, alongside health and support services, and aims to offer activities like fitness classes, cookery and healthy eating workshops. The funding will contribute to professional fees and surveys.

Amount: £38,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ambition Lawrence Weston
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol