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Coton Community Great British Family Festival Fun Weekend 05 Dec 2016

Coton Community Great British Family Festival Fun Weekend

Phillies Fun Club 09 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of regular afterschool and holiday club activities for young people attending their school. This will aim to improve integration of immigrant and new entrant families through increased extracurricular engagement with their peers.

The Miss Represented Programme 21 Sep 2016

This project is a creative and social learning scheme for vulnerable women aged 13-21 with particularly complex needs within the social care and criminal justice systems. It will help them gain life skills through workshops to enable them to play positive roles in the community, and for the community to better understand them. Workshop sessions will be run by arts professionals and social workers, with the creative output being led by the women supported.

Haven 4 Nature 24 Aug 2016

The school will use the funding to create a community nature area. This will aim to reduce involvement of young people in vandalism and anti-social behaviour in the local community.

Streets Project 16 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to take young people on a residential and run other workshops and activities, including drug and alcohol awareness and CV writing and interview techniques. This will improve aspirations and opportunities for disadvantaged young people and encourage involvement in positive, worthwhile activities.

IMPACT 20 Apr 2016

The group will use the funding to provide extracurricular activities and trips for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This will enable them to take part in activities which improve their confidence, behaviour, health and wellbeing.

Amount: £4,489
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Great Bridge Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District

Careers Escalator 09 Feb 2017

This project aims to improve the employment, career advancement and increased pay prospects of unemployed, under-employed and/or low paid migrants with no or limited English language skills. They will support those living in poverty, resulting in reduced isolation and poor physical and mental well-being. Through their existing employer networks it will provide access to workplace experiences, internship or apprenticeship opportunities to increase employability skills with a variety of employers.

Amount: £179,059
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ripe Enterprises Limited
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Carricklongfield CG - Floor Upgrade 14 Jan 2016

The organisation, based near Dungannon, provides a wide range of community activities and events for all age groups. They received a grant of £9,230 upgrade the premises and to buy a defibrillator that the local community will be trained to use.

Amount: £9,230
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carricklongfield Cultural Group
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Mid Ulster

Oasis Inclusion Project 29 Jul 2015

This development of a project aims to provide a service for children and young people with learning disabilities aged 6-25 which will address the local lack of community activities, learning opportunities and inclusive and separate play opportunities for beneficiaries. The project will embed a full time service into their delivery by providing play opportunities for beneficiaries, their young carers and family members during term time and school holidays.

Amount: £308,546
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Oasis Children's Venture
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Formby High Emotional Safety Project 20 May 2015

The school will use funding to deliver three training programmes focusing on mental health. Two programmes for pupils around healthy minds and resilience and one mainly for all school staff on preventing suicides. The delivery of this emotional safety training will raise awareness and provide valuable information that is transferable to their home and community life.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Formby High School
Region: North West
District: Sefton District

A new van for Scrapstore 20 Dec 2016

A new van for Scrapstore

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Borders Scrap Store
Region: Scotland
District: Scottish Borders

Best in Nottingham Awards 11 Nov 2016

The project will organise a ‘Best in Nottingham’ event to recognise the community, charity and voluntary work that is happening in Nottingham and reflect the geographical and cultural diversity of the city.

Triangle Radio 09 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to provide a media training programme for young people culminating in work experience at a community event. This will improve the communication and written skills of beneficiaries living in this disadvantaged rural location, increasing their confidence and aspirations.

Amount: £8,185
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Triangle Radio
Region: South West
District: Forest of Dean District

Carers CBG Support and Project (Cancer and Dementia Carers) 08 Mar 2017

This project is the delivery of a befriending, counselling and support service, for carers of those with cancer or dementia. This will provide opportunities to meet new people, gain an understanding of the services available and discuss issues pertaining to them, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting wellbeing.

BACUP for Carers - Befriending and Counselling united programme 06 Jan 2016

The group will use the funding to provide a telephone befriending and counselling service for carers. This will provide a much needed support service for those caring for others.

Everyone Welcome Social Nights 30 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to offer themed social nights for disabled people at various venues across West Lancashire. This will enable the organisation to provide access to mainstream social activities thereby alleviating concerns regarding isolation and loneliness and also provide the unpaid family carers with a welcome break from their caring role.

WELL-COME 03 Aug 2016

This charity will use the funding to work with refugees aged 18-24 and through a series of workshops and discussion sessions will work towards a large scale piece of public work which will be exhibited to the local community. This will enable young refugees to express and share their experiences through a creative medium and promote a better understanding of the refugee crisis to counteract negative connotations and improve community cohesion.

Amount: £9,970
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aspex Visual Arts Trust
Region: South Central
District: City of Portsmouth

Temple Sowerby Gymnasium 17 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to purchase and install fitness equipment to support their outdoor play area, and form an outdoor gymnasium, which will be accessible to the children of the school and also Milburn Primary School pupils who use their play and hall facilities. This will enable the organisation to meet the needs of their primary school children, encouraging them to socially interact and form friendship groups.

Amount: £9,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Temple Sowerby CofE Primary School
Region: North West
District: Eden District

Heart and Soul 04 Aug 2015

Heart and Soul

Amount: £2,244
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Learning Disability Wales
Region: Wales
District: Sir Benfro - Pembrokeshire

Improving Community Health & Wellbeing 08 Apr 2015

This project aims to improve the health and wellbeing, skills and address isolation for disadvantaged people and will include a range of activities for specific age groups to accommodate the whole community. These activities - mother and toddler groups, healthy eating, sports - will be provided locally free of charge and will enable beneficiaries to access services they may otherwise be excluded from based on location or cost.