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The Big Lottery Fund


The Hot Chocolate Lounge 18 May 2016

This new project is to create a community hub with a cafe, generating new jobs, offering accredited training, volunteering, community cohesion and group social opportunities in the community of Denaby, South Yorkshire. The cafe will provide not only a place for the community to meet and socialise, forming social networks, but also a workplace environment for trainees to gain qualifications through accredited City and Guilds training up to level two.

Heroes Return Project 02 Nov 2015

A Heroes Return project

NSFC Mental Health Ambassadors 14 Oct 2015

The organisation will used the funding to deliver a programme for students aged 16-19 to explore coping strategies for mental health including mindfulness, art, music therapy and exercise. This will enable participants who have suffered from mental health issues to be ‘Mental Health Ambassadors’ and pass on their knowledge of positive coping strategies to new students and to other schools and colleges.

Amount: £6,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: NCG
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District (B)

Darlton playing field 20 May 2015

The group will use the funding to purchase new play equipment for Darlton Playing Field. This will improve the local environment, providing a focal point for this small rural village especially for families and promote well-being.

Class 5C and Trips 27 Aug 2015

Class 5C and Trips

Amount: £3,434
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Gwaelod-y-Garth Womens Institute
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Grangetown United 13 Jan 2016

The organisation plans to overhaul its existing building which is completely dilapidated. Major renovations will allow for an IT suite, meeting area, kitchen, cooking classes, dance and keep fit sessions. The organisation focuses on supporting people with significant need, although planned services and activities will benefit the whole community including people with learning or physical disabilities. The development grant will pay for professional fees.

YouthLeads 13 Jul 2016

This project will deliver positive activities to young people across Haringey, Enfield and Waltham Forest. Sixty young people with leadership potential will take part in a residential to gain teamwork skills and build new relationships. They will then plan activities with their youth clubs on bringing communities together, employability and healthy lifestyles, potentially in partnership with a local business or charity. Each year the young people will pitch their ideas to access up to £1,000 of funding.

Amount: £152,374
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Federation of London Youth Clubs
Region: London
District: Haringey London Boro

Fresh Start 18 Nov 2015

The organisation will use the funding to run a programme of social, learning and enrichment activities aimed at economically inactive and isolated BAME Women in the local community. This will provide advice and guidance with the aim of reducing isolation and improving confidence and self esteem to access community activities and learning.

Visually Impaired Healthy Cooking Project 30 Nov 2016

The project will purchase specialised equipment and deliver healthy cooking sessions for their members who are visually impaired. Members will gain accredited awards, develop cooking skills, and have the opportunity to volunteer, this will help improve their social and physical wellbeing.

Amount: £2,487
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alington House Community Association
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Releasing Potential ICT Suites 22 Mar 2016

This organisation will use the funding to purchase IT equipment to provide sessions and space for young people with additional needs. This will enable the organisation to enhance its operations, improve extra-curricular activities in the area, improve attainment and improve employability.

Amount: £9,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Releasing Potential
Region: South Central
District: Havant District (B)

NRAS Educational Webcasts 21 Oct 2015

The organisation will use the funding to produce health and welfare related webcasts from health professionals to provide accurate and useful information for people living with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic fatigue. This will enable the organisation to reach out to more sufferers of the illness and provide for people who may not be able to travel to group meetings or have suffered as a result of misleading information.

Community Minibus for Junior Uniformed Organisations 17 Dec 2015

This group will use the funding to purchase a community minibus to benefit Orkney's uniformed organisations including BB's, Scouts and Guides incorporating over 200 young people.

Branching Out; enhancing recovery through the natural environment. 17 Dec 2015

This group enables people to recover from mental ill health and build independent lives. They will use the funding for their ‘Branching Out’ project which involves taking those with mental health issues to a regional park to learn new outdoor skills.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: RAMH
Region: Scotland
District: Renfrewshire

Fighting Fit 4 Cheadle 08 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to purchase and install outdoor fitness equipment onto a local community space. This will enable beneficiaries’ access to an improved outdoor space that will lead to healthier lifestyles.

Easton's 'Better Together' Project 01 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to install a range of outdoor equipment for use by children and the community. This will allow children and adults from different cultural backgrounds to build strong relationships and develop their English and literacy skills, which will improve their employment prospects.

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

Nunnykirk Explorers 07 Dec 2016

This is a project by a specialist school in Morpeth. The school will deliver weekly after school activities such as cycling and camping for students who have special educational needs including Dyslexia and moderate ASD. This will help the young people to improve their confidence, social skills and independence, and aid their development.

Amount: £5,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Nunnykirk Centre for Dyslexia
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Installation of gas boiler 11 May 2016

This charity will use the funding to install a new boiler within the community centre. This will improve the environment within a community facility to support continued use by the wider community.

Tornaveen Community Hall extension and refurbishment 20 Dec 2016

Tornaveen Community Hall extension and refurbishment

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tornaveen Community Centre
Region: Scotland
District: Aberdeenshire

Shredding for compost 01 Mar 2017

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to purchase a heavy duty shredder for allotment holders. This will shred, compost and recycle heavy twigs and branches which is safer and better for the environment than burning the items.

Young Mothers Project 05 Aug 2015

This project will support the continuation of the group's 'Young Mums Group' which provides opportunities for mums aged between 16 & 25 to meet via weekly group sessions.

Amount: £2,404
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ormlie Community Association Ltd
Region: Scotland
District: Highland