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Get Together 04 Jun 2015

This project aims to improve the lives of vulnerable people in areas of high deprivation in South Bristol through providing a range of activities at a community centre that is being extended. The funding will be used to increase staff hours to maximise use of the facilities. Activities will target people of all age groups and will include a theatre group, social sessions for people with depression and low self-esteem and an intergenerational project involving local schools and a community choir.

Amount: £198,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Acta
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Confronting Disadvantage in Bristol 16 Nov 2016

The project aims to support families with children under five living among the most deprived areas in Bristol. By providing specifically tailored activities offering emotional and practical support, it aims to tackle issues including isolation, poor emotional health, single parenting, immigration, domestic abuse and family break-ups, whilst better connecting families with their local communities.

Amount: £373,336
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Home-Start Bristol
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

WGI Stage 2 12 Nov 2015

WGI Stage 1

Amount: £4,580
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bristol Missing Link
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Culture, Identity and Inclusion 25 Feb 2016

The group will use the funding to celebrate the lives and contributions of refugee and asylum seekers through cultural exchange workshops and cultural feasts for people, particularly from Kurdish, Roma, Colombian and Somali backgrounds. This will bring people together in cultural celebrations, increase understanding and reduce isolation.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tribe Of Doris
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Community Learning and Employment Support 15 Apr 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver a programme of employment support for adults from disadvantaged communities. This will provide participants support to develop basic employable skills leading to improved life chances.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sierra Leone Bristol Association
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

ZOO PRIDE - Celebrating Families 27 May 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver an event that will celebrate LGBT parents and the family unit through exploring how animals care for each other in the natural world. This will encourage tolerance, cohesion and understanding for people attending the event.

Celebrating Dhek Bhal's Milestone 11 Aug 2016

This project will use the funding to produce and short film about the lives of the South Asian older people and hold an event to celebrate their achievements. This will provide cultural awareness to local people and encourage community cohesion.

Amount: £9,986
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dhek Bhal
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Scout HQ Refurbishment 07 Oct 2015

The group will use the funding to replace the roof and floor in their Scout building. This will improve the environment in the building, addressing current health and safety issues posed by damp and a slippery floor surface.

Southmead Project Counselling Services 26 Aug 2015

This project will continue to support people who have experienced trauma as a result of physical, emotional or sexual abuse in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and Somerset and may be self-harming or have issues with drugs and alcohol. The project will provide counselling and tailored emotional and practical support to individuals and their families to help them rebuild their lives. Therapeutic group work, complementary therapies and peer led support will be offered.

Amount: £498,047
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Southmead Project
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Volunteer Training Event 28 Sep 2016

This is a project by a charity in Bristol, that will benefit people across England. The group will use the funding to deliver training for its volunteers that will enable the organisation to improve how it supports its service users who are experiencing long term medical problems. This will build capacity for this organisation’s outreach work.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Pituitary Foundation
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

BASE B&NES, North Somerset and Somerset Spokes 01 Jul 2015

This project will use its funding to expand the support for victims of child sexual exploitation across the Avon and Somerset area. Working with a range of partners, staff will provide individually tailored packages of support to young people combining intensive one to one support and counselling with a range of other interventions. The project will take a holistic look at the young person’s family life and will ensure they can access support 24/7 in the event of an emergency.

Amount: £437,695
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Barnardo's
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Wellbeing Through Nature 16 Jun 2016

This project will support people with mental health issues and learning disabilities across Bristol, Bath and North and North East Somerset through exploring and taking care of nature. It will provide a structured programme of outdoor activities, such as community allotment work, park clean ups, tree planting, nature walks, food growing and outdoor cooking. This will give people access to natural environments, and help them gain skills, build confidence, improve well-being and lead healthier lives.

Amount: £499,330
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Avon Wildlife Trust
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

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)

3 x ASUS Transformer Pads TF103 20 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to purchase laptops. This will enable them to provide information and monitoring more efficiently.

Amount: £540
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BAND
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Propagation Place: Phase 2 08 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to develop an accessible community garden space where older people and people with limited mobility, learning difficulties or mental health problems can take part in gardening activities. This will encourage people to engage in horticulture and improve community engagement.

Amount: £9,809
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Werburghs City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Enclude: Engaging, Enabling and Empowering people through volunteering 29 Jul 2015

The project aims to help people of all ages with learning difficulties, disabilities or mental health problems to lead more independent lives through a range of engaging activities and volunteering opportunities on the farm. Accredited training in animal care and horticulture, therapeutic outdoor experiences, peer to peer mentoring and practical training placements will be on offer. A social enterprise will also be piloted so volunteers can put new skills gained into practice.

Amount: £285,539
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Werburghs City Farm
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Keynsham Festival of Nature 2017 15 Sep 2016

The organisation will use the funding for a community celebration of the natural world. The event will offer a variety of open-air interactive activities, talks and workshops including digital conversations, maximising intergenerational communication.

The Ernie Bell Big Gig Project 15 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to carry out a series of music workshops for people with mental ill health.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mind Your Music
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Inspirational Outdoors at Ashton Gate Primary School 18 Feb 2016

The group will use the funding to install new inspiring play equipment in the new schools grounds. This will improve community play facilities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ashton Gate Primary School
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)

Parental Mental Health in Bristol 27 May 2015

Parental Mental Health in Bristol

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Bridge Foundation
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)