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Recreation and leisure for Orthodox Jewish disabled children 11 May 2004

Step By Step is a self-help organisation led by the parents of disabled children. The project will work specifically with disabled youngsters from Orthodox Jewish backgrounds as research shows that there is a lack of provision available in Hackney for this community, even though it makes up a significant proportion of the local population. It is also a community that traditionally has large families and poverty can be common.

Amount: £59,966
Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund
Recipient: Step by Step London
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Fittings and equipment for 65-bed Hospice 11 May 2004

St Joseph's Hospice, an operating division of The Religious Sisters of Charity Charitable Trust, is redeveloping the main hospice wing. The new wing, although similar in bed-space numbers, is much bigger in physical size, allowing for significantly higher standards of clinical care as well and improved facilities for family/community involvement with patients. It will give greater choice and flexibility, enabling more patients to die in the place of their choice.

Workshops with students from Hackney's 21 May 2004

Seven Seven is an artist-run organisation which aims to foster participation and enjoyment of the arts by providing exhibitions, educational programme accessible to the members of the local community who can explore art. They seek funding to run 9 workshops over three weeks for students from Hackney?s B6 Form College who will work with artist from 'The Dream Factory'. a professional interactive photographic studio visiting Seven Seven.

Purchase equipment 21 May 2004

This football club aims to annually take 30 children and young people off the streets of Hackney and give them something to look forward to. With this application they seek funding for equipment for the club, training venue, and coaching. Football pitch hire at £20/h x 2/wk x 30wks (£1200), Coahing at £15 x 2 coahes x 30wks (£1800), Equipment (£900).

London International Animation Festival 21 May 2004

This groups aim is to organise and run an annual international animation festival which will screen 100-20 of the worlds best and most recent and short feature-length animated films from up to 25 countries . Within this 6 day festival there will be specialised screening and retrospectives from counties that have a rich tradition of producing animation.

First year office rent 21 May 2004

This organisation will provide services and activities to promote welfare of African communities in London, in particular for the benefit of Rwandese families. Training for members and volunteers will be provided and an extensive consultation pilot with Rwandese youth so that the organisation can set up a programme of structured activities to develop and increase their confidence, participation and awareness of their culture.

Videos on emotional learning 21 May 2004

The project was successfully piloted using a group member's own equipment, and this grant will enable more work to be carried out on a more suatainable basis. The films are made by children and develop their skills in interviewing and film-making, as well as their understanding of the issues being covered. A range of workshops and play therapy sessions will be filmed and compliment the video as a means of developing the children's coping mechanisms.

Amount: £4,900
Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund
Recipient: A Space
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

African Disabled Refugee Week Celebration 21 May 2004

This organisation has been set up to provide advice, information and activities for disabled people from Africa. The award will be used to pay for a celebration event involving members and their families. There will also be outings.

Coaching at Youth Clubs 21 May 2004

This cricket club want to provide cricket coaching for 6 youth clubs in the N16 and N17 areas. The coaching will run for two hours per week per club. The group will also arrange a spring summer competition for local youth and community groups as well as arranging a league for the teams. Youth leaders and volunteers will be offered coaching courses for the long term sustainability of the teams and the leagues.

Tackling health inequalities among refugee groups 14 Jun 2004

This South Sudanese group, provide advice services and activities to Refugees and Asylum seeker._x000B__x000B_They plan to used the award during the Refugee Week, organising seminars/ workshops to raise awareness about chronic health issues such as Diabetes, HIV/Aids prevention, Alcohol, Drugs and smoking also mental health issues including depression and isolation.

Street Party 14 Jun 2004

Haggerton Pool is an historic building, closed in 2000. The Trust is set up by ex-swimmers and parents form the children's swimming club and it work towards the re-opening of the pool by enabling local people in the Hackney area to contribute to plans for its regeneration. Its activities include events to raise awareness, monthly news letter to highlight the health and social need for a pool to be re-opened. _x000B_WIth this application they seek funding for the street party in 26th June 2004.

Music Practice sessions and equipment 14 Jun 2004

This group wants to promote Somali arts and culture, local Somali youth have never had a arts/music community organisation/project before - for young people from the area. Computer, printer (£1000), answer phone, electrical and music equipment, keyboards, video/camera equipment(£1185), room hire/storage (£780), sessional tutor 26x2 sessions/wek @£20ph (£1560), staionery/advertising (£50), insurance (£240), Volunteers out of pocket expense (£130)

Know your Heritage 14 Jun 2004

Summer Horizons is a family holiday camp specifically designed to give children from low-income Orthodox Jewish families the opportunity to encounter new experiences and to enjoy culturally appropriate recreational and social activities in a safe and structured environment. _x000B_They seek funding for "Know Your Heritage" project.

Pilot programme on domestic violence 14 Jun 2004

This group works to address issues relating to social and health problems in their local community. The group would to organise a pilot project of community events on domestic violence for those affected. The group will run two seminars to delivery interactive discussions and workshops to help victims share their experiences. In addition to this the group will pay for its start up costs.

Start up cost 14 Jun 2004

This group aim is to promote educational, employment training for the disadvantaged community members of the black minority ethnicity, this include the African and Caribbean?s unemployed persons, both, young elderly and people with disabilities. They seek funding for start up costs of their activities including IT equipment, volunteer expenses etc.

Training Increase Skills 14 Jun 2004

This group works to relieve poverty and hardship of Africans in the UK. The group would like to provide a monthly newsletter to be distributed amongst the African community details local activities and voluntary work available to them. The group would also like to provide IT training for its members to aid in the development of the group.

The BCC Cook Club 14 Jun 2004

This group offer a comprehensive service of social, educational and cultural activities for the local community. The group wish to develop a book club/lending library made up of English books that are culturally appropriate for Chadish Jewish boys. The children have little access to appropriate books as they are expensive and many families in the area are on a low income.

Heroes Return 12 Jul 2004

A Second World War Veteran from London has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to France in August of this year. Funding has also been provided for a carer to travel with the Veteran.

To organise a Community Festival 13 Jul 2004

The project is to organise a festival to bring together an ethnically diverse community and integrate different generations. Activities will promote social interaction between different groups and highlight available services in the area. The main aim of the project is to create new partnerships between local voluntary and community groups, and to help people feel less isolated and more connected to their local community.

Amount: £23,536
Funder: The National Lottery Community Fund
Recipient: Immediate Theatre
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Babel juntion 14 Jul 2004

This group develop, produce scripted new drama reflecting cultural diversity, the group wants funds to Celebrate in conjunction with Hackneys Cultural Development Department, Black History Month. They would employ 5 actors an organise a reading play. Director & dramaturge (#400), 5 Actors (#700), Producers fee(#250), Community liaison(#740), Admin(#510)