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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

Grant to Reach Volunteering 24 May 2016

£90,000 (2 x £45,000) for a further two years’ contribution to the salaries and operational costs of the TrusteeWorks service for London.

Amount: £90,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Reach Volunteering

Grant to Care Home Volunteers 02 Feb 2016

over one year as continuation funding towards the further development of work using volunteers to enhance the quality of life of residents in care homes in Salisbury and Chippenham

Amount: £30,000
Funder: The Tudor Trust
Recipient: Care Home Volunteers
Region: South West
District: Swindon (B)

Volunteer Co-ordinator 30 Nov 2016

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Amount: £39,690
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Carers Outreach Service
Region: Wales
District: Gwynedd - Gwynedd

Core costs 08 Jun 2016

Core costs

Amount: £75,000
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Reach Volunteering
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Volunteer Co-ordinator 30 Nov 2016

Volunteer Co-ordinator

Amount: £37,440
Funder: Comic Relief
Recipient: Fife Rape and Sexual Assault Centre
Region: Scotland
District: Fife

Bicester Good Neighbour Scheme (ongoing) 17 Mar 2016

The grant will help fund our scheme coordinator. Clients and volunteers need a reliable, experienced, and empathetic person to bring them together. As well as finding a suitable volunteer for each client, our coordinator risk assesses the client's environment; recruits volunteers; ensures that all are DBS checked; makes the introductions and supports all clients and volunteers. Experience has taught us that without a competent, dedicated coordinator the scheme will not flourish. We expect to lose our free office-space when Bicester Health & Wellbeing Centre closes this year and have included costs to cover an alternative.

Grant to Her Centre 17 Mar 2016

The grant will contribute towards the core costs of the charity including salaries, office costs, staff travel, volunteer training and volunteer expenses.

Amount: £74,925
Funder: Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales
Recipient: Her Centre
Region: London
District: Greenwich London Boro

Grant to SCRATCH 17 Mar 2016

This Southampton charity provides furniture and food re-use services and poverty alleviation support. The grant will fund an Employment Support Officer to provide a structured employment focused volunteer programme for long term unemployed volunteers

Volunteer counsellor expenses - supervision costs 12 Jan 2016

Volunteer counsellor expenses - supervision costs

Amount: £1,100
Funder: Greenham Common Trust
Recipient: Time to Talk West Berkshire

Volunteer programme for web based support 08 Jun 2016

Volunteer programme for web based support

Amount: £75,000
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: The Mix
Region: London
District: City of Westminster London Boro

Grant to Survivors Network 17 Mar 2016

The funding will support the Volunteer Buddy Scheme through a programme of peer support matching a survivor of sexual violence to a mentor with lived experience. The grant will pay for set up costs as well as the p/t salary of the Volunteer Co-ordinator.

Intensive Support Service West Berkshire - Volunteer co-ordinator salary 04 Feb 2016

Intensive Support Service West Berkshire - Volunteer co-ordinator salary

Amount: £6,400
Funder: Greenham Common Trust
Recipient: SpotlightUK

Grant to Carlisle Eden Mind 22 Nov 2016

For the cost of employing a volunteers support officer who will support people with mental health problems living in Carlisle into volunteering roles.

Grant to Calderdale Wellbeing 15 Jul 2016

over two years as continuation funding for the Volunteer Development Programme, enabling people with mental health issues to volunteer

Renovation of 3 empty properties and salary 19 Jan 2016

Towards the renovation costs of 3 houses located in Leeds for semi-independent accommodation for young people at risk of homelessness. Incl contribution to salary costs for coordinating volunteers and training unemployed people during the building work.

Amount: £80,000
Funder: LandAid Charitable Trust
Recipient: Canopy Housing
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District (B)

The Open Door Centre: Moving Towards an Exciting Future 19 Apr 2016

The Open Door Centre in Merseyside, provides therapeutic support, volunteering and creative activities for young people with mental health needs aged 13-25. It incorporates therapy into a peer-supported, friendly and creative environment rather than the traditional clinical domain. This grant will fund the Centre Manager salary to become full time (currently 24 hrs/per week). This post oversees the day-to-day care of service users and volunteer management. This will free up the Director to devote more time to the growth of the organisation, expanding the Corporate Community Membership Programme and building key relationships.

Amount: £30,000
Funder: Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Recipient: The Open Door Centre
Region: North West
District: Wirral District (B)

Grant to Valleys Furniture Recycling Limited 16 Mar 2016

The grant will part fund two posts, which will enable the charity to continue to deliver supported volunteering and employment programmes within the Rhondda valley through their established social enterprise.

Grant to The Haven Community Project 17 Feb 2016

Support for a Community based organisation moving from youth focused support to supporting community enterprises and volunteering for work experience. Through consultancy in business planning and strategic development.