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Glossop Volunteer Bureau Volunteer Car Scheme 12 Jun 2006

This project provides a car scheme that provides a car with a volunteer driver to transport people with health and disability problems to social events or medical appointments. The grant will expand the scheme currently in place to include an aspect of volunteer befriending and to increase volunteer and beneficiary involvement in the project.

Volunteer Centre Sunderland - Area Development Workers 05 Dec 2007

This project will employ two development workers to work closely and develop relationships with local voluntary organisations in Sunderland. It aims to increase volunteer numbers, maintain up to date information on volunteering opportunities, and share good practice amongst volunteer involving organisations. The project will also facilitate and maintain the local Volunteer Forum, which provides members with advice and training.

Amount: £509,038
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Sunderland
Region: North East
District: Sunderland District (B)

Volunteering Taster Sessions 23 Feb 2007

Volunteer Centre Midlothian's project will raise young people's confidence, independence, team building skills and sense of worth. Funded through the Big Lottery Fund's 'Young People's Fund' and delivered in Midlothian the project will provide volunteering opportunities for young people. These volunteering opportunities will range from single day placements to 12 week 'Volunteering Taster Sessions'.

Amount: £36,554
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Midlothian
Region: Scotland
District: Midlothian

Transfer of Volunteering E-link Project 01 Apr 2007

Volunteering England (VE) is a new organisation established as a result of a merger between Volunteering Development England and the National Centre for Volunteering (2004). This grant was originally awarded to the National Association of Volunteer Bureaux in 2003, and due to a name change in late 2003 and the merger in 2004 has changed identity twice within an 18 month period.

Amount: £10,167
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Grant awarded to Retired Senior Volunteer Programme (North East) 08 Mar 2005

To fund the running costs of an organisation recruiting older volunteers in the North East.

Oxfordshire Volunteer Befriending CIC 23 Feb 2017

£800 towards volunteer expenses to enable volunteers to travel to Carers houses and to training sessions and volunteer meetings. Many Carers live in isolated villages in Oxfordshire, which means volunteers travelling. Some of the volunteers live in villages too, so may have to travel to do their volunteering. £3,000 towards Coordinators Salary. £150 for advertising. This includes posters and leaflets. £400 for insurance for Public Liability for the Coordinator and Volunteers £350 for training. Most trainers charge £50 for a group session plus travel expenses £300 for overheads including Lighting, Heating, hire of meeting rooms for training sessions

Volunteer Development Programme 10 Oct 2007

This is a new project to employ a volunteer co-ordinator to manage and support existing volunteers at the Kidz R Us theatre group and encourage more volunteering by local people. The role of the volunteer co-ordinator will be to develop the organisation's volunteer policy, recruit new volunteers, identify and develop training programmes for volunteers and strengthen community involvement by creating opportunities for those who have not previously engaged in volunteering.

Amount: £125,284
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kidz R Us Community Project
Region: South West
District: Cornwall

Capacity Building 13 Jul 2004

The Enfield Volunteering Information Service (EVIS), run by Enfield Voluntary Action, works to improve the profile of volunteers and volunteering in the borough. Information is distributed to volunteers, and new volunteering opportunities are promoted in the local press and community newsletters. EVIS works with voluntary organisations to help them identify training needs of volunteers and subsequently delivers the training that is required.

Employer Supported Volunteering Project 09 Nov 2004

This three-year grant will enable the project to develop a co-ordinated approach to employee volunteering in Greenwich with a view to increasing the number of employers supporting their staff to volunteer in the community. This will be achieved by developing, promoting and implementing a tailor made Employer Supported Volunteering programme for key public employers including the local council, the police and local businesses.

Amount: £46,256
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteers Greenwich
Region: London
District: Greenwich London Boro

Investing in Volunteers 22 Mar 2005

The group will use the award to enable volunteers to achieve the standards demanded by the recently launched Investing in Volunteers scheme administered by Volunteering England. The project will produced a double benefit: it will increase participation by volunteers from across the community and will enable those volunteers to reach out more widely and deliver more effectively.

Amount: £3,355
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Age UK Stockport
Region: North West
District: Stockport District (B)

RSVP Volunteers 14 Dec 2005

Under their Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, this group will place volunteers over 50 years of age with York's Out Of School clubs. They will bring experience and creativity to children under 10 years old. The award is for volunteer expenses, promotional materials, room hire and CSV travel expenses.

Amount: £4,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York (B)

Volunteer recruitment and training 25 Jan 2006

This branch of Volunteer Reading Help, recruits, trains and supports volunteers that work with children to develop literacy and social skills. Thegrant will enable a targeted recruitment and training campaign to increase the number of volunteer reading helpers from BME communities in Kensington and Chelsea.

Prostate Awareness Volunteering Project 20 Dec 2010

This group will develop training and support for volunteers. This grant will fund volunteer handbook research, development, design and printing costs. The grant will also be used to provide materials for volunteer groups, two volunteer training seminars, volunteer expenses and promotional leaflets.

Amount: £8,478
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Prostate Scotland
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Volunteer train and reward project 24 Jan 2013

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Burnley. The organisation will use funding to offer volunteer training qualifications including first aid and child protection and recognise volunteers hard work with an award event. This will provide an opportunity for volunteers to gain skills to improve their confidence and increase their chances of gaining employment.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Burnley
Region: North West
District: Burnley District (B)

Increasing quality in community based volunteering through Investing in Volunteers 28 May 2012

Increasing quality in community based volunteering through Investing in Volunteers

Amount: £29,000
Funder: Barrow Cadbury Trust
Recipient: Volunteering England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Volunteer project 07 Jul 2005

A volunteer project to support the organisation's existing team of twenty volunteers and recruit a further thirty volunteers over the life of the grant. Volunteers support the organisation in most areas of its work including administration duties and practical support for service users. The grant will be used for a new part-time Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs.

Volunteering for All in Merton: Recruitment Campaign 2007 15 Mar 2007

This volunteer centre in Merton will run various promotional events to recruit more volunteers, including a celebration event, a volunteers fair, a campaign, and special promotions.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteer Centre Merton
Region: London
District: Merton London Boro

Volunteer Management 26 Jan 2006

The project will provide individual and organisational development to volunteering organisations through coaching for volunteer managers, training in self assessment to volunteering infrastructure organisations and outcomes training for volunteering organisations. It will increase the skills, confidence and attitude of volunteering organisations, increase their long-term effectiveness and enable them to respond to change.

Amount: £283,359
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: North West Network
Region: North West
District: Manchester District (B)

Celebration of Volunteering 09 Feb 2007

This group will use an award to celebrate 21 years of service to the community in Nuneaton and Bedworth by organising a number of events throughout the year to raise the profile of volunteering. The events will include a regular volunteering feature in the local paper, an awards ceremony, volunteering festival and exhibition.

Volunteering Infrastructure Support to VCS Enterprise Organisations in Bris 22 Jan 2009

The aim of the project is to provide VCS organisations in Bristol access to high quality volunteer management support. The project will provide guidance, training, one to one support and resources to volunteer involving organisations. This will improve capacity of frontline organisations to recruit, train and manage volunteers.

Amount: £252,795
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Bristol
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol (B)