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Devlt -Investing in the Regions 14 Jul 2005

NCVCCO is the umbrella agency for child care/family support organisations within the voluntary sector. It aims to ensure the well-being and safeguarding of children and families through maximsing the voluntary sector's contribution to the provision of services. This application is a development of an earlier grant. The project building on the original work, aims to embed the existing regional infrastructure in England for those organisations involved in child care/family support.

Amount: £270,683
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children England
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

To provide playworker support and guidance 30 Mar 2006

The group will provide a playworker to support children with disabilities/additional needs during mainstream after school clubs.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Childrens Playlink
Region: South West
District: South Gloucestershire

Giving children a voice 19 May 2006

This group's idea is to bring children together to think about their lives and the issues that affect them. They then meet with adults and consider the ways they can help their communities. administrative support, evaluation report costs, production of a strategic development plan, travel and subsistence and printing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Parliament
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Street Level 13 Oct 2006

NCH Street Level will raise the self- confidence and social skills of young people who have experienced homelessness. The project will work with 50 young people per year, providing them with leisure cards which will give them access to all of Dundee City Council's Leisure facilities. The grant will pay for 50 leisure passes each year and will also fund the provision of outdoor activities to 24 young people each year.

Amount: £53,046
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Dundee City

Let's Talk 11 Aug 2006

NCH Falkirk will deliver the project 'Let's Talk' to young people from Falkirk, Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire to help them communicate more readily with their peers, families, carers and others. The grant will fund a Communications Development Worker to help young people develop their skills in communication to enable them to take a more active part in care reviews. The grant will pay the full costs of a Communications Development Worker for four years.

Amount: £126,981
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Falkirk

A fact finding visit to Israel 06 Nov 2006

A project in Israel, West Bank and Gaza to conduct research, liaise with local partners and employ a part-time operational manager. The aim of this study would be to research the need for conflict resolution education and advance healthcare. Research into activities such as art and sport for both Israeli and Palestinian young children with the aim of ultimately rebuilding trust, friendship and reconciliation will also be conducted.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children of Peace
Region: West Midlands
District: County of Herefordshire

Youthbuild Project 05 Oct 2007

NCH Scotlands's idea is to employ a consultant to carry out a feasibility study/options appraisel to investigate the viability of their proposed social enterprise. The grant will fund consultants fees, feasibility study and options appraisal.

Amount: £8,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Fire and Water Project 16 Sep 2008

This project aims to provide play activities for children and young people across the East Midlands including campfire cooking, boating and dam building, working with play rangers, fire brigades and existing play facilties. The project aims to change the perception of fire and water play and give other organisations the confidence to run these types of activities themselves. The project will benefit 1,200 children and young people aged 5 to 15 years old, including children with disabilities.

Amount: £12,750
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Links
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District

Communicate Together 16 Sep 2008

This project is being delivered equally across Warrington and Brighton and Hove and will help parents of pre-school children with disabilities to communicate more effectively through being able to recognise and respond to their child's communication. It will be delivered through home visits and group work and uses specialist techniques, including Makaton sign language and visual props and activities, which will enable children to improve their skills and get more enjoyment from learning.

Amount: £378,844
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Caudwell Children's Child Ambassadors 21 Jul 2008

A project by this Stoke-on-Trent charity to develop a national children's board, regional child champion networks and an interactive portal website to provide an online social network for disabled young people. The group hopes to encourage young people to provide peer support and to influence national policies and agendas that will affect their future.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Caudwell Children
Region: East Midlands
District: High Peak District (B)

Skills for Living Project - Gwent 09 Apr 2008

The skills for living project will target young adults aged 16-21, who are leaving local authority care. The project will help these young adults to learn key psychosocial skills to reduce their vulnerability to serious mental health problems and self-harm and help them to engage in fulfilling lives within their communities. The project will work with local community groups to raise awareness of mental health issues and to seek mentors to help the young people to put their learning into practice.

Amount: £1,020,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Strong Voices - Strong Lives 10 Mar 2010

This project will aim to improve the delivery of and access to services for vulnerable unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in Birmingham and Coventry and work with the wider community to ensure promote tolerance and understanding. The project will develop a community-based response to the needs of vulnerable UASC in the West Midlands and provide them with the emotional, social and practical skills and support needed to lead fuller lives and help them make the most of their opportunities.

Amount: £402,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

'By the Fireside' 30 Sep 2010

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Kent. The group will use funding to hold nature walks and folklore sessions educating the local community about the natural environment and endangered species.

Amount: £9,968
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Confident Children
Region: South East Coast
District: Gravesham District (B)

The Children's Gate Sign Time Outreach 18 Feb 2010

This group will use an award to expand its Baby Signing and music sessions to new areas across Cumbria. This will provide access for new mothers and their children to sessions which will improve communication skills amongst one another using music and signing.

Amount: £3,575
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Gate
Region: North West
District: Eden District

The Denbighshire Bridge Project (Bridging the gap in Early Intervention) 19 Mar 2012

This new three year project will be delivered by Action for Children across Denbighshire and has been endorsed by Denbighshire County Council, which is also a partner, to benefit 240 families with children aged between five and ten.

Amount: £1,079,847
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: Wales
District: Sir Ddinbych - Denbighshire

Role play and reading bonanza 09 Jul 2009

This group provides out of school childcare to children from 2 - 11 years in the Dunnington area of York. They will use the award to purchase new equipment and furniture to develop a story corner and a role play area. The project will also encourage children to experiment with basic life skills such as play, cooking, laundry and dressing and undressing.

Amount: £9,570
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dunnington Children
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York (B)

Rural Area Play Project (RAPP), Early Years 13 Aug 2009

This community organisation based in Hampshire will use an award to set up a Rural Play Area project during school holidays for children up to five years of age. At present there is a scheme that only accommodates children aged four to sixteen, excluding younger children.

Amount: £6,385
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Links
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District

Art Therapy group for Women with Post Natal Depression - Teignmouth 19 Jun 2009

A project by this London based charity to provide creative post natal depression therapy sessions to mothers in Teignbridge, Devon, with a view to providing them stronger life skills through improved emotional literacy, increased self worth and internal coping mechanisms.

Amount: £6,160
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Action for Children
Region: South West
District: Teignbridge District

Young Carers In Focus 06 May 2011

'Young Carers in Focus' is an England wide learning and awareness project running over four years, operating from London, with activities taking place throughout England, delivered by The Children's Society. It will enable young carers to be heard and provide better access for them to practical advice and support. It will include recruiting 230 young carer champions from across England who will act as ambassadors and help to raise awareness of young carers.

Amount: £1,600,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Children's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Energise! (The Community Active Project) 13 Jul 2011

This new 3 year project will take place in 3 deprived wards in South Bedfordshire (Tithe Farm, Parkside and Manshead). It aims to increase physical activity levels for hard to reach children aged 0-14, young people and their families. Two activity rangers will be employed to deliver activities along with sessional workers and volunteers aged 15-19. There will be weekly 2.5hour sessions both in term time and out of term time. Activities will take place in the grounds of community centres in the target areas.

Amount: £188,690
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Children's Links
Region: East Midlands
District: East Lindsey District