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The Royal British Legion (268) Merched Y Wawr (158) Barnardo's (98) Church of England Children's Society (85) The National Childbirth Trust (77) The Guide Association (74) Alzheimer's Society (71) The Scout Association (70) Volunteering Matters (66) Cruse Bereavement Care (65) The British Red Cross Society (47) Myaware (46) Leonard Cheshire Disability (45) The Air Training Corps General Purposes Fund (44) The Royal National Institute of Blind People (44) Birmingham Diocesan Trust (43) Arthritis Care (41) The Terrence Higgins Trust (41) Contact a Family (40) Action for Children (39) Family Action (39) Workers' Educational Association (39) Heritage Lottery Fund (38) The Burma Star Association (38) Pre-School Learning Alliance (37) The Conservation Volunteers (36) The Prince's Trust (36) Scope (32) The National Autistic Society (31) The Royal Marines Association (31) Multiple Sclerosis Society (30) The Priory of England and the Islands of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem (30) Volunteer Reading Help (30) Birmingham City Council (29) Action for Blind People (28) The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (27) British Epilepsy Association (26) The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association - Forces Help (24) Derbyshire County Council (23) National Schizophrenia Fellowship (23) Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council (22) County Council of the City and County of Cardiff (21) Tamba, Twins & Multiple Births Association (21) The National Deaf Children's Society (21) The Fostering Network (20) Addaction (19) London Borough of Haringey (19) British Lung Foundation (18) Scottish Borders Council (18) The National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty (18) See Less


Homeless Advice and Resilience Project (H.A.R.P) 03 Mar 2016

A project to support people in hardship including those with chaotic lifestyles and multiple needs such as poor health, homelessness, substance misuse, offending, victimisation, poor social relationships, financial difficulties, lack of employability skills, exclusion or lack of engagement with services. it will provide access to hot meals, foodbanks, fuel, clothing, washing and laundry facilities, furniture and financial support for those moving from benefits into work.

Amount: £510,139
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Bond Board Limited
Region: North West
District: Rochdale District

Relative Experience: Transforming Kinship Care 08 Mar 2017

This group will work with Grandparents Plus through a combination of support provision, evaluation and awareness raising in order to increase the visibility of and support for kinship carers and children. The project will also explore how to bring about long term systems change at scale. The group aims to promote the benefits of peer support and show the benefits of kinship care.

Amount: £725,773
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: FamilyLives
Region: East of England
District: Welwyn Hatfield District

Relative Experience 16 Mar 2016

This funding will develop a project supporting kinship carers, who are typically grandparents taking long term or permanent care of children unable to live with parents. This will look to expand a scheme in the North East providing a volunteer training programme and befriending service for carers to support others in their situation. It will explore the potential to influence provision for kinship carers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales through research, cost analysis and stakeholder engagement.

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: FamilyLives
Region: East of England
District: Welwyn Hatfield District

ALLY Foyle - Older Achieving People Project 17 Dec 2015

The group is a network of older people's groups made up from community and voluntary groups, day, residential and sheltered accommodation and independent living centres in the Derry/Londonderry city area. The project received £10,000 to provide a range of programmes within Apex Housing Association to bring residents together.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: ALLY Foyle Ltd
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Derry and Strabane

ESOL for Migrant Workers in Eccles (EMWE) 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to provide courses in English for speakers of other languages. The project aims to help speakers of other languages improve their English language skills and their integration into the local community.

A4A - Embleton youth club trip down the River Wye & winter activities 15 Jul 2015

The funding will be used for weekly outings during the winter for all members of its youth club and a camping and canoeing trip for older members, expanding the range of activities available to children and young people in the area. This will help attract new members and provide access to free activities to prevent antisocial behaviour, break down social and financial barriers preventing people from taking part and improve confidence and wellbeing.

Amount: £8,458
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Embleton Youth Club
Region: North West
District: Allerdale District

On Your Marks Enrichment Programme South Crewe 06 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to run a programme of educational and social activities for primary school children during the summer holidays. This will improve and sustain the educational attainment through motivational activities of children from less advantaged families.

Amount: £9,994
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pebble Brook Primary School
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East

ARC Healthy Living Centre 23 Mar 2016

The group provides health based activities for all age groups in Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh and supports older and vulnerable people in the community. They received the £3,400 grant for the Silver Summer Scheme project which will provide a six week programme of activities including cookery classes, outings, tea dances and yoga.


The organisation will use the funding to deliver English reading, writing, speaking and listening workshops, for local people who do not speak English. This will provide them with skills and knowledge to successfully integrate into the community, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting cohesion.

Community Stitchers 19 Oct 2016

The project will use the funding to run a practical sewing project to bring together members of different communities and cultures in Liverpool 8. Targeting refugees and recent migrants, people with English as a second language, people with mental health issues and facing social isolation. This will improve social isolation and low self-esteem and engage local people who need advice and support with a drop in service.

Park View Primary School's 'Action & Imagination Area'. 20 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to install play equipment within the school grounds to engage children in physical, creative and social play before and after school, lunchtimes and holidays. This will enable the organisation to address significant social and development issues for the pupils who have SEND issues including emotional, behavioural and mental health issues, and the play area will also be enjoyed by all children who attend the out of school clubs.

Amount: £9,920
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Park View Primary School
Region: North West
District: Bury District

Engagement for Girls 19 Oct 2016

The project will use the funding to provide extra-curricular physical activity sessions. This will allow female students to benefit from non-competitive activities increasing health and fitness.

Opening Doors London: Supporting older LGBT people across London 16 Dec 2015

This is an expansion of an existing project for older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (OLGBT) people to cover the whole of London. The project aims to initiate new care and support services for OLGBT people including home care and advocacy support.

Amount: £151,057
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Age UK Camden
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro

Level Ground 04 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a series of group support sessions and voluntary work taster sessions for unemployed people with moderate mental health issues. This will enable beneficiaries to understand stress, as well as gain practical work experience, with the aim of building confidence to gain employment and promoting wellbeing.

WoEn/1/1 - West of England Works 22 Sep 2016

This grant will be used for a project that will work with individuals who face multiple and complex barriers to employment across the West of England. Using a person-centred approach that will enhance existing services, it will aim to move participants towards employment or training.

Amount: £2,999,893
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Weston College
Region: South West
District: North Somerset

Ardal Ieuenctid Tafwyl 19 Nov 2015

Ardal Ieuenctid Tafwyl

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Menter Caerdydd
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Bradby Regeneration 24 Aug 2016

The group will use the funding to hire an additional youth worker, as well as purchase materials and equipment for use by young people. This will increase the group’s capacity to provide support and activities for young people.

Amount: £9,706
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bradby Club
Region: West Midlands
District: Rugby District

'You Can't Catch Me' Crime Prevention Project 10 Jun 2015

The funding will be used to deliver twice-weekly support, information and activity sessions and residential activities to vulnerable young people at risk of offending behaviour. This will raise their aspirations and self-belief, and improve their life chances.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wigton Youth Station
Region: North West
District: Allerdale District

A hub for all-Serving the Community 08 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to install new central heating in the village hall that is located in a rurally isolated area that lacks public meeting resources. This will improve the environment of the building and make it more hospitable for voluntary organisations and visitors.

Amount: £7,786
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Gedney Dyke Village Hall
Region: East Midlands
District: South Holland District