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Development of the Volunteer Co-ordinator's Role 25 Nov 2015

Since 2009, volunteers at Sight Action have increased from zero to 50. The Volunteer Co-ordinator's role will be developd to include volunteer selection and retention; introducing community volunteers; clients' assessment needs; and introducing a quality management system. Visually impaired clients will continue to benefit from this support.

Amount: £42,000
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Sight Action Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Volunteer Now - Supporting Volunteer Governance Practice 17 Jun 2015

The organisation, based in south Belfast, provides promotion, development and support of volunteering across Northern Ireland. They are using the £9,450 grant to update the group's website to make it more accessible.

Amount: £9,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Now
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Oxford Conservation Volunteers New Tools Project 09 Dec 2015

We will buy tools to enable volunteers to enhance green spaces in Oxfordshire and provide training and skills to improve employability.

A4A - Eyes Wide Open - An introduction to volunteering 13 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding to develop and deliver open induction sessions for volunteers across the region using online materials, virtual forums and access to face to face meetings. This will enable the group to support volunteers about to start their first placements to prevent frustration, unhappiness and reduction the number of local volunteers by preparing them for volunteering within the voluntary and community sector.

Spelthorne's Sunbury Flood Volunteers/Rescue unit. year1 03 Jun 2015

The funding will be used to purchase flood defence kits to be used by the project to provide training for volunteers in flood rescue.

Tools for use by volunteers in wood recycling project 08 Jun 2015

Tools for Emerge's volunteer project that looks at wood re-use and recycling, upskilling volunteers to a level 2 qualification

Amount: £1,000
Funder: One Manchester
Recipient: Emerge

Grant to Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea 06 Aug 2015

This project will enable disadvantaged children and young people from a number of backgrounds to access a variety of activities and trips. They will increase their aspirations make new friends and increase their confidence.

Grant to Volunteering Matters 06 Nov 2015

This project will provide two residential experiences for 30 vulnerable children and young people from North Lanarkshire. It will increase confidence support inclusion and increase aspiration.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Volunteer Pendle 16 Sep 2015

The group will use funding to promote volunteering amongst young people in the area, through publicity and sports coach qualification sessions. This will encourage beneficiaries to participate in structured, beneficial activities, with the aim of reducing boredom, anti social behaviour and crime in the area.

Amount: £9,750
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Pendle
Region: North West
District: Pendle District (B)

Grant to UBU Volunteering 06 Nov 2015

This project supports young carers through monthly sessions and fun activities such as bowling and boat trips. This will provide the children and young people with positive experiences help develop relationships and build confidence.

Amount: £9,500
Funder: BBC Children in Need
Recipient: UBU Volunteering
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Volunteering in Action 04 Feb 2015

Not Available

Amount: £9,210
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

Travelling science education in Turkey 07 Oct 2015

Funding a mobile science unit to bring facilities and teacher resources to remoter regions of Turkey

Training Oxford Conservation Volunteers in Traditional Countryside Management Skills 27 Apr 2015

3 training days to cover coppicing, hedge-laying and dry-stone walling.

Grant to Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre 08 Jul 2015

supporting young people with mental health issues in Brent with a programme of activities and supported volunteering to support their personal development and progression. The grant will fund the salary costs of the Project Coordinator and costs

AC00508 12 Nov 2015

Accelerating Ideas programme grant to The Conservation Volunteers Grant Ref AC00508

Amount: £15,000
Funder: Nesta
Recipient: The Conservation Volunteers
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Doncaster District (B)

Skills for Volunteers 29 Jul 2015

The organisation will use the funding to deliver training courses for third sector volunteers. This will help strengthen the local volunteer sector by developing the communication, listening and client support skills of volunteers working in local community groups and charities.

Amount: £3,993
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Relate Milton Keynes Ltd
Region: South Central
District: Milton Keynes (B)

HDA-15/40 05 Feb 2015

towards the salary of the Link Worker and Administrator

Core Costs/Staffing 07 Sep 2015

Funds for the volunteer programme and the salaries of the Volunteer Co-ordinator and Transport Co-ordinator

Amount: £60,995
Funder: The Dunhill Medical Trust
Recipient: Totnes Caring Ltd

Music, Media and Mayhem! 28 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £5,610
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

HDA-15/364 08 Oct 2015

towards the delivery of the Connect Online Project

Amount: £7,000
Funder: Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland
Recipient: Volunteer Midlothian