- Total grants
- Total funders
- Total recipients
- Total awarded
- Largest award
- Smallest award
- Earliest award date
- 10 Mar 1998
- Latest award date
- 29 Nov 2017
Volunteering Development Project 03 Mar 2005
This project will contribute towards the demand for high quality professional information, advice and training for volunteers and volunteer recruiting organisations. It will increase the capacity and number of prospective volunteers, including people traditionally excluded from volunteering e.g. people with disabilities, asylum seekers, refugees and those who would find it difficult to volunteer.
The Aintree Model of Volunteering 10 Jan 2007
Volunteer work at Liverpool hospitals will help people marginalised through disability, unemployment or single parenthood find work. The volunteers will receive constant support from experienced volunteers to build their self esteem, confidence and social and life skills and will receive help to develop skills with job applications, CVs and interviews.
Volunteer Train & Reward Project 10 Feb 2011
The Burnley community organisation will offer volunteer training in various qualifications to enable volunteers to create pathways to employment. This will provide the opportunity for volunteers to gain skills to improve confidence and chances in employment.
Investing in Volunteers 22 Mar 2005
The group will use the award to enable volunteers to achieve the standards demanded by the recently launched Investing in Volunteers scheme administered by Volunteering England. The project will produced a double benefit: it will increase participation by volunteers from across the community and will enable those volunteers to reach out more widely and deliver more effectively.
Volunteer train and reward project 24 Jan 2013
This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Burnley. The organisation will use funding to offer volunteer training qualifications including first aid and child protection and recognise volunteers hard work with an award event. This will provide an opportunity for volunteers to gain skills to improve their confidence and increase their chances of gaining employment.
Volunteer project 07 Jul 2005
A volunteer project to support the organisation's existing team of twenty volunteers and recruit a further thirty volunteers over the life of the grant. Volunteers support the organisation in most areas of its work including administration duties and practical support for service users. The grant will be used for a new part-time Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs.
Volunteer Management 26 Jan 2006
The project will provide individual and organisational development to volunteering organisations through coaching for volunteer managers, training in self assessment to volunteering infrastructure organisations and outcomes training for volunteering organisations. It will increase the skills, confidence and attitude of volunteering organisations, increase their long-term effectiveness and enable them to respond to change.
Volunteer Scheme 16 Nov 2007
This volunteer centre will use an award to set up a volunteer scheme within the centre, the volunteers will work alongside the paid staff to improve the service given and allow more people to get involved in volunteering locally. The award will include funding for IT, printer, volunteer expenses, and administration costs.
Championing Volunteering in Manchester 22 Jan 2009
The project aims to increase volunteering by providing strategic support for existing volunteer services by sharing good practice through networking events, shared training sessions and mentoring as well as providing an improved volunteering placement system. It will lead to greater sustainability for the sector by developing an evidence base for the value of volunteering to encourage investment in volunteer support.
Volunteer Training Development Project 08 May 2009
This group will use an award to fund a volunteer training and development project that will include induction and training for new volunteers to enable them to work at the hospice. The grant will also pay for relevant equipment, a volunteer newsletter and noticeboards and a volunteer awards ceremony in order to improve the self esteem of the volunteers.
Grant to Supporters of Aintree Volunteer Scheme 04 Aug 2017
Purchasing recreational games will allow volunteers to carry out activities with patients that provide stimulation and increase well-being.
Volunteer Reading Help Merseyside 16 Feb 2006
The grant will fund the recruitment , training and support of eight volunteers to take a more active role in the local community. The project will provide parental support training sessions and placements for volunteers, plus further support, including meetings, workshops, contact and reading materials in the form of books and games.
Breakthrough 22 Jun 2006
This volunteer bureaux is looking to appoint a support worker for a project aimed at helping individuals who are looking to play a more active part in their community. This is a pilot project for the bureaux that is intended to encourage people in the local community to become invloved in volunteering. The award will fund the employment costs of a support worker, including office costs, travel expenses and volunteer training.
Training Courses 18 Oct 2007
This charity will run a programme of training courses for volunteers in listening skills, hand massage and crafts. The volunteers work in most departments within the local hospital offering support to patients. Once trained the volunteers will offer hand massage and therapeutic craft activities to patients, reducing anxiety and stress during their stay in hospital.
Happy 25th Birthday Volunteer Week 18 Feb 2009
This group will use funding to deliver events to celebrate, publicise and promote volunteering and to thank Halton volunteers for their contributions. Events will include Volfest, a celebration of the skills of local volunteers, a coffee morning, quiz night, canal boat experience and a volunteer 25th birthday thank you evening.
The Volunteer Programme 23 Jan 2009
This counselling group will use an award to introduce a volunteers programme. This will involve increasing the number of volunteer counsellors, providing a new programme of training for volunteers and developing a specialist library for volunteers to access.
This is a project by a registered charity in Chorley, Lancashire. The organisation will use the funding to purchase new equipment, up skill current volunteers and recruit and train new volunteers. This will enable volunteers to gain new skills and enable the organisation to develop a strong and sustainable volunteer pool.
Grant to Mersey Volunteer Bureau 28 Jun 2013
The organisation provides a one stop shop resource for information, advice and guidance on all aspects of volunteering. The Volunteering for Stronger Communities project aims to improve the employability of those further from the labour market.
Funding the post of Volunteer Development Worker 11 Nov 2004
This project will help to recruit a volunteer development worker responsible for the recruitment and training of volunteers. A capacity building project, the main aim will be to recruit and train volunteers in advice giving skills. Barrow Citizens Advice Bureaux now uses an electronic information system and all volunteers will be trained in IT skills.
Volunteer recruitment 04 May 2005
The group will run a volunteer recruitment campaign and will target areas that traditionally have few volunteers. The volunteers will be trained to provide emotional and practical support to enable families to identify and achieve their own goals by accessing appropriate support and services. advertising, venue hire, facilitators, accreditation, crèche facilities and travel expenses for volunteers.