- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 27 Apr 2004
- Latest award date
- 01 Jul 2015
Take up volunteering 21 May 2010
This group will develop its volunteer project and employ a sessional support worker to help recruit, support, place and train 15 new volunteers with specific support needs. The grant will fund a volunteer support sessional worker, volunteer travel costs and expenses, recruitment costs for sessional staff, volunteer outings and events and training costs.
The Volunteer Road Show 04 Sep 2013
This group will tour an exhibition and pop-up shop to five cities in Scotland in order to highlight local and international volunteering opportunities as well as informing people about the benefits of volunteering. It will also organise three volunteer action days and three informal workshops designed primarily for high school children.
Positive African Women's Project (PAWP) 07 Jul 2011
The project will deliver a targeted peer support service for women refugees and asylum seekers living with HIV in Glasgow. Trained volunteer peer mentors, supported by a project coordinator will provide the group with practical advice and emotional support. This grant will fund project coordinator costs, volunteer training, volunteer travel, volunteer subsistence and service management.
This project will develop a successful volunteer programme to focus on providing supported employment to individuals who have experienced substance abuse, often leading to homelessness. The grant will fund salary costs of a volunteer support assistant, human resources manager and warehouse supervisor. It will also fund training costs and volunteer expenses.
This group will hire a sessional volunteer co-ordinator to ensure their community garden project moves forward in a supported and engaging manner. This community gardening project is open to all and currently takes in a wide range of volunteers from different backgrounds. The garden project endeavours to reduce it's carbon footprint by growing fruit and veg to be enjoyed locally. The grant will fund a sessional gardener/volunteer co-ordinator and volunteer refreshments.
C-Change Volunteer Initiative 10 Nov 2011
This group will start a volunteering project which will involve local people providing support to individuals with learning difficulties or mental health issues. The aim is to help the beneficiaries access activities in their area and become more involved in their communities. This grant will fund volunteer expenses, publicity materials, a sessional volunteer coordinator, a laptop, stationery, printing costs, mobile phone costs and volunteer coordinator travel costs.
Volunteer Tutors 26 Nov 2004
This project will recruit, train and place volunteer tutors. This will build the capacity of community based organisations delivering English language classes to refugees and aslyum seekers who are not able to or do not access mainstream education or who may require additional help. The grant will be used to part-fund the salary of an existing full-time Volunteer Tutor Project Co-ordinator and fully fund training for tutors.
Volunteer Car Scheme 07 Jul 2011
This group will pilot a volunteer car scheme to provide a door-to-door service for people who are isolated, disabled or frail. This will enable them to attend hospital, doctor and other health care appointments. This grant will fund marketing material, volunteer expenses, staff expenses, printing/postage/stationary and an evaluation report.
This project will provide young carers with fortnightly peer support sessions where they can will have the opportunity to make friends and have fun as well as access support and get a break from their caring responsibilities
This group provide social, recreational and education support, facilities and outings for members of the Gorbals community aged 50 and over. The grant will be used to pay for governance training materials, an effective volunteer handbook, venue hire, developing a volunteer recruitment plan, volunteer induction training, and induction training materials.
Pathways to Change 21 Apr 2011
The project will develop its volunteer programme which provides skills and support to people with a range of experiences and needs. The grant will pay for Garden Assistant sessional costs, materials, marketing, volunteer travel and subsistence, volunteer training costs and accommodation.
Young Volunteers Project 31 Jan 2008
This two year Local Area Project seeks to increase the volunteering opportunities available to 80 young people aged 13-18 in the Stonedyke neighbourhood of Drumchapel in Glasgow by recruiting and sustaining a group of young volunteers, providing relevant training and supporting the young volunteers in their work with other young people and with older users of the Neighbourhood Centre. This two year grant will fund a new Development Worker.
Rainbow Care Volunteer Project 18 Apr 2012
The project will support vulnerable and disabled older people helping them maintain their independence at home. The project also aims improve the beneficiaries social connections and access to services. Eighty per cent of the beneficiaries will be aged 75+ and will rarely leave their homes unaccompanied. The project will be delivered through a team of trained volunteers. The grant will pay for salaries, volunteer expenses, activity costs, equipment costs, office costs and organisational overheads.
This project will move people towards sustainable employment, training or education. To achieve this the project will recruit young people to volunteer with a food distribution franchise called FareShare. Whilst giving young people practical experience of a work environment the project will also provide one-to-one support, accredited training and support with accommodation. The grant will fund volunteer costs, training and aftercare and core costs.
Provide training & support to volunteers & staff 27 Apr 2004
The project aims to expand training and support to a range of new volunteers while continuing support and training for existing volunteers and staff to develop their skills and competences. This project will enable the organisation to provide high quality advice to clients, empowering them to take control, reducing the stress associated with debt and low income and raising self-esteem.
Volunteer Co-ordinator 26 Jan 2006
This project seeks to improve levels of physical and psychological health for 560 people with physical disabilities. This will be achieved by funding a new volunteer co-ordinator who will recruit 200 new volunteers thus enabling expansion of service currently available. Riding sessions together with complementary physiotherapy services provide a vital factor in improving the beneficiaries' physical and emotional well being. The centre is based in North Glasgow and serves the central belt.