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Results

Anyone can Run! 10 Nov 2006

A project to pilot a series of 'open to all' running events leading up to the 2012 Olympics. The viability of a five year programme will be tested, offering an exciting focus for the Lea Valley and Hackney Marshes area. Activities will include a 20 mile pre-Marathon training in March in preparation for a race day in September to include fun runs, Trail Marathon and 70k Ultra. Children and over 50s will be targeted to encourage them with the challenge of running for fitness, health and participation.

Amount: £9,595
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Parents For Children
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Let's Talk 11 Aug 2006

NCH Falkirk will deliver the project 'Let's Talk' to young people from Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire to help them communicate more readily with their peers, families, carers and others. The grant will fund a Communications Development Worker to help young people develop their skills in communication to enable them to take a more active part in care reviews. The grant will pay the full costs of a Communications Development Worker for four years.

Amount: £126,981
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Falkirk

Leading Edge 29 Nov 2006

Led by ideas, problems and solutions identified by young refugees, including young carers, this project will support their progress in schools. Young people participating in Leading Edge will be empowered to solve their own problems, articulate their needs, and will be supported to address some of the barriers they have identified to integration and attainment in school.

Amount: £1,305,078
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Youthbuild Project 05 Oct 2007

NCH Scotlands's idea is to employ a consultant to carry out a feasibility study/options appraisel to investigate the viability of their proposed social enterprise. The grant will fund consultants fees, feasibility study and options appraisal.

Amount: £8,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Integrating Children 10 Oct 2007

This continuation project will work with vulnerable, disadvantaged children and their families to identify a range of options for out of school activities allowing young people to acquire life skills, training opportunities and to potentially access further education. Beneficiaries will develop a unique child-centred plan that will address issues such as listening skills, recognising others needs, anger management, which will be delivered with the help of a support worker and network of peers.

Amount: £285,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Integrating Children
Region: North East
District: County Durham

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.

Amount: £5,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children 1st
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

C.A.T.S (Children Active Together Safely) 23 Sep 2008

This group will use funding to deliver a eight-week programme of activities to five small community groups. The activities will relate to the Every Child Matters agenda and will include workshops on healthy eating, physical exercise, arts, crafts and drama. The project will target children and young people who have additional needs and have been affected by anti-social behaviour or domestic violence.

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.

Amount: £6,385
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Links
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District

Intergenerational Community Cohesion Project 11 Feb 2010

This funding will continue and expand upon the work of a successful intergenerational community cohesion project between young people and older people living in the London Borough of Greenwich. The project aims to increase interaction between the generations through joint activities and targeted services to address the conflicts, fears and barriers preventing the two groups from coexisting in harmony.

Amount: £329,833
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The SCARPA Squad 25 Nov 2010

This project will seek to expand the SCARPA service in Newcastle upon Tyne, through the establishment of a 'SCARPA Squad' of young volunteers. These are individuals who have previously run away from home but who would now like to help other young people by talking about practical things young people can do and by sharing their negative experiences and positive outcomes.

Refugee and New Migrant Families 11 May 2011

A new project working with newly arrived refugee and migrant families in Newham, Croydon, Hillingdon, Greenwich and Waltham Forrest including one-to-one case work and advocacy, group activities, sessions and workshops. These will provide the opportunities for families to build up knowledge, understanding and confidence to begin addressing their barriers and meet others in similar group activities, sessions and workshops.

Amount: £350,052
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Family Support - Health Detectives 29 Feb 2012

Caudwell Children will develop a network of family support volunteers, assisting families that have children with disabilities or additional needs. The project meets the Awards for All aim of improving the quality of life. This grant for £4,995 will fund child protection accreditation costs, volunteer training, volunteer recruitment, printing, postage, telephone, stationary, volunteer expenses, travel, subsistence and administration.

Amount: £4,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Caudwell Children
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Stoke-on-Trent (B)

The Mary Mary Gardening Project 22 Sep 2011

This voluntary organisation in Cumbria will use funding to deliver a music, story and gardening project to engage parents and young children, which will include indoor and outdoor plant growing activities. This will provide accessible activities to engage families in a rural area, and offer opportunities for parents and children to share new experiences together.

Amount: £4,875
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Gate
Region: North West
District: Eden District

The Denbighshire Bridge Project (Bridging the gap in Early Intervention) 29 Sep 2011

This is a development grant which has been awarded so that the applicant can work up a more detailed application

Amount: £8,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Sir y Fflint - Flintshire

Effective early support for vulnerable young children 15 Dec 2011

This is a project by a charity in Newark, Nottinghamshire. The group will use the funding to provide an early intervention service for disadvantaged young children showing signs of distress or anxiety. This will enable children to develop coping skills, become happier, increase their confidence, understand their emotions and build positive relationships.

Amount: £9,044
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Think Children
Region: East Midlands
District: Newark and Sherwood District

QEQM Intergenerational Support and Friendship Project 28 Feb 2013

This is a project by an incorporated charity in London. The organisation will use the funding to extend their current intergenerational programme to older people in hospital who have little or no family or visitors and provide an opportunity for them to work with young people to take part in a variety of arts activities. This will bring young people aged 11-18 and older people over 60 together, build friendships, reduce isolation and help older people re-engage into the community.

Amount: £9,269
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Improved Livelihoods for Kitale Children 13 Sep 2012

This project, based in Kitale in Kenya, aims to improve access to primary education for disadvantaged children and young people living on the streets, and to economically empower young people and their families through improved livelihoods.

Amount: £9,657
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Railway Children
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East (B)

There is no project name available for this record 05 Oct 2012

The group will research the idea of a supportive employment programme for young people living in Perth and Kinross, who have been involved with the Criminal Justice System. The group will examine how the UK Government's Green Deal initiative can offer skills training for its target beneficiary group.

Amount: £6,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Perth and Kinross

Transforming Lives - Family Support South Wales 29 Nov 2013

This project, over three years, will work in nine counties across South Wales supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged families of disabled children. They will receive information and support at critical points including birth, diagnosis or family crisis to prevent an escalating cycle of poverty and deprivation.

SCARPA (Safeguarding Children at Risk - Prevention and Action) 30 May 2013

The Children's Society will use the £563,581 grant to help young people who go missing from home as a result of conflict with parents, bullying or because they have been groomed by older men who pull them into dangerous, chaotic and unhealthy lifestyles. The SCARPA project will improve the young people's mental, physical and sexual health and help them develop life skills to establish positive peer groups

Amount: £563,581
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro