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Loving Our Volunteers - A Celebration of Volunteering in the Borders 10 Aug 2016

This group develops and promotes volunteering by removing barriers to participation and improving opportunities. This project will celebrate volunteers in the Scottish Borders, acknowledging people who volunteer as the unsung heroes of the community.

Amount: £4,239
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Borders
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

It Can't Be Happening in Wisbech 22 Jun 2016

This charity will use the funding to recruit young disadvantaged volunteers who will produce a monthly volunteering magazine. The magazine will promote volunteering opportunities for young people and the volunteers producing the magazine will acquire new skills, confidence and experience to improve their employability.

Amount: £3,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Fenland
Region: East of England
District: Fenland District

HDA-16/137 07 Apr 2016

towards the running costs of the volunteer transport service, thus closing the appeal

Core Costs/Staffing 07 Sep 2016

Volunteer Social Prescribing Pilot-East Belfast

Amount: £89,566
Funder: The Dunhill Medical Trust
Recipient: Volunteer Now

Volunteer Management Skills - Rotherham. 06 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to train senior volunteers to manage and lead teams of volunteers and gain an accredited, professional qualification. This will provide volunteers with additional skills and enable them to be better equipped to manage other volunteers.

Recruitment and Training of Volunteers 23 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver training days to recruit volunteers for a befriending service. This will encourage volunteer retention and increasing the charity’s capacity to reduce social isolation.

Amount: £3,581
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Action
Region: East Midlands
District: East Northamptonshire District

Grant to Volunteer Centre Blackpool Wyre & Fylde 29 Jun 2016

a supported volunteer/employability project that aims to help people with complex needs access positive supported volunteering activities in order to move closer to the job market

Grant to Volunteer Centre Greenwich 28 Jan 2016

£106,000 over 2 years (£52,500; £53,500) for the salaries of a 2dpw Volunteer Services Manager; a 3dpw Membership Services Officer; and associated running costs of a project increasing the number and the quality of volunteering placements in Greenwich.

Amount: £106,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Greenwich
Region: London
District: Greenwich London Boro

Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea 50th anniversary 03 Mar 2016

Discovery Student Volunteering Swansea will run a series of intergenerational workshops and exhibitions aimed at increasing volunteering and community participation. This grant for £5,000 is for community workshops and activities, training for volunteers, publicity, exhibition materials, paint and art materials and transport.

Putting our Friends back into Volunteering 04 Oct 2016

This group helps people in the community into volunteering roles. This funding will be used by the group to recruit more volunteers.


This organisation will use the funding to provide volunteering and mentoring opportunities for children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through social impact activities. This will provide children and young people with volunteering and training opportunities to improve their personal development, confidence and skills to improve their chances in life.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Get Involved Volunteering
Region: South Central
District: Milton Keynes (B)

Wales Dream Network 16 Dec 2016

Dreams Come True Charity will use the grant to expand their existing activities in Wales, recruit more volunteers, and impact more families with their fundraising and volunteer activities. This grant for £5,000 will fund printing costs, volunteer resources, advertising, volunteer inductions, volunteer training, volunteer expenses and event costs.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dreams Come True Charity
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Transforming lives: Bringing Generations Together 06 Sep 2016

This organisation aims to increase participation in volunteering and will use the funding to support young people and vulnerable adults who wish to volunteer.

Amount: £9,010
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Midlothian
Region: Scotland
District: Midlothian

Volunteer Star Awards 13 Oct 2016

This project will celebrate volunteer's week and recognise the great achievements from local neighbourhoods across Warrington including large charities, small volunteer groups and residents groups. This will raise awareness of volunteering.

Amount: £1,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Warrington Voluntary Action
Region: North West
District: Warrington (B)

Grant to Glossop and District Volunteer Bureau 13 Sep 2016

Minibus for a charity in Derbyshire

Transition into Volunteering in Liverpool 15 Jun 2016

The organisation will use the to deliver a programme of training to increase social inclusion and volunteering for Liverpool residents aimed at people experiencing mental ill health. This will reduce barriers to volunteering.

Grant to Reach Volunteering 14 Sep 2016

Towards score costs to enable voluntary and community organisations to flourish by extending the volume, range and quality of skills-based volunteering in the UK.

Amount: £180,000
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: Reach Volunteering
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Investing in Volunteering: Scotland’s Golden Thread 14 Dec 2016

Investing in Volunteering: Scotland’s Golden Thread

Amount: £8,917
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Glasgow
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Grant to The Conservation Volunteers 15 Dec 2016

Towards delivering the next phase of the Natural Talent Programme, including core costs at The Conservation Volunteers, supporting Natural Talent trainees and the environment organisations hosting them.

Amount: £370,000
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: The Conservation Volunteers
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Volunteer Gardening Team 07 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers, who will then provide gardening services to older people and those with disabilities. This will increase the group’s capacity to provide gardening services for people.

Amount: £9,408
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)