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Bath Library of Things (360G-QuartetCF-A427656)

To set up a 'Library' of useful items which can be borrowed by people or community agencies in the Bath area. The primary aim of this project is to conserve resources and reduce waste by sharing the use of items which are used only on an occasional basis.

£4,850

12 Dec 2016

Recipient Organization

Time Bank Plus (GB-COH-06716502)

Grant details
Amount Applied For 4850
Amount Awarded 4850
Award Date 2016-12-12T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E01014464
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type LSOA
Beneficiary Location: Name Bath and North East Somerset 011D
Grant Programme: Code B&WCE - 2016
Grant Programme: Title Bath & West Community Energy Programme
Impact Category Maximise ability to strengthen community cohesion and build social capacity
Last Modified 2017-06-23T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Duration (months) 11
Planned Dates: End Date 2017-12-31T00:00:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2017-01-01T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Adults (26 “ 65)
Primary beneficiary Local residents
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Primary issue Renewable energies and recycling
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1147665
Recipient Org: Company Number 06716502
Recipient Org: Description The overall aim of Time Bank Plus is: To enhance community involvement and improve health and wellbeing in Bath & NE Somerset Working particularly with more disadvantaged groups and communities, our specific aims are: to stimulate volunteering & involvement within the local community to enable local people to gain and develop skills and confidence to enable local people to make healthier lifestyle choices to promote understanding between different groups within the local community to stimulate the provision of volunteer services which help promote independence and improve quality of life to increase the capacity of people in B&NES to engage in their local community We do this by: providing a brokered Time Bank service, which enables local people to exchange services and skills on the basis of time co-ordinating groups, activities and events which help to build community involvement providing learning opportunities which enable local people to develop existing skills or gain new ones supporting healthier lifestyle choices through projects such as a food co-op, walking group and community cafe supporting intergenerational projects and other activities which help to foster understanding between different groups in the local community working in creative partnership with other agencies and community organisations, to develop and support projects and community initiatives within B&NES
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.timebankplus.co.uk
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