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2017
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GBP
Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund

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Living Well 22 Mar 2017

The funding will be used to deliver performing arts and mentoring activities for older people with mental health problems. This will use the arts as a vehicle to enable older people to engage with and access positive social activities, improving their self-esteem and mental wellbeing.

Amount: £9,706
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Belgrade Theatre
Region: West Midlands
District: Coventry District

O.A.Ps On The Move - 7 18 Mar 2017

Trebanos OAP Association in Neath Port Talbot will use the grant to take their members on a series of trips to places of interest to help reduce social isolation. This grant for £2,820 will fund travel, tickets and meals.

Outdoor Activity Hub at St Mary's RC Primary School. 08 Mar 2017

The funding will be used by a school to install a gazebo to act as a hub for the local youth club and also for their gardening club. The project aims to provide the community with a safe place to come together to learn new skills and socialise whilst also gaining knowledge on the benefits of a healthy diet through the gardening club.

Early Years Play 22 Feb 2017

The funding will be used by a primary school to create an early years play area within its grounds. The project aims to engage children stimulating, creative physical activity and allow the school to offer a range of new outdoor extra-curricular activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Leasowe Primary School
Region: North West
District: Wirral District

Making the most of your money 04 Jan 2017

The funding will be used to run advice, guidance and training programmes for people who may not be accessing existing services. The project aims to provide tailored support in areas including finances, debt and budgeting.

Amount: £9,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Binoh of Manchester
Region: North West
District: Salford District

Repair site and artificial grass laid 22 Mar 2017

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to repair their outdoor site and lay artificial grass. This will provide the scouts with an outdoor area that can be used all year round.

Amount: £6,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wilson House Scout Group
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East

Leeds Poverty Truth Commission 10 Mar 2017

The group aims to change the culture of how Leeds responds to poverty in the city by better understanding the root causes and effects of poverty. The project will actively engage people with direct experience of poverty to take a lead in decision-making, helping to develop and shape strategies aimed at poverty reduction. They will meet on a regular basis and create a space for people to tell their stories, providing opportunities for those making and influencing decisions to engage more with one another.

Amount: £110,630
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Together For Peace
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Change Through Learning 11 Jan 2017

This project will use funding to provide accredited ESOL, ICT and employment training for people from the BME community. This will enable people to gain a range of transferrable skills and improve their employment opportunities.

Alcohol Recovery Community (ARC) 27 Jan 2017

The project aims to offer hope, choice and opportunity for people who are recovering from problematic drinking. It will support people who have started or stopped drinking to make individual changes to their drinking habits and are seeking to make long term changes to their health and wellbeing. Funding will be used to introduce new support methods such as coaching, telephone peer support and city-wide events.

Amount: £466,358
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SASS
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

SCOUT HQ EXTERNAL LANDSCAPING PROJECT 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used by this charity to landscape part of the grounds at their headquarters which serves Scouts and other community groups. This will improve the facility, making it safer and allowing it to be used by more people.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: 5th Worcester Sea Scout Group
Region: West Midlands
District: Worcester District

Flooring 11 Jan 2017

This project will provide new flooring in their family centre. This will expand the services provided in the community building and provide a welcoming environment for community users.

Amount: £4,095
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wellspring Family Centre
Region: East of England
District: Breckland District

Royal Days 08 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to run a series of trips for older people, where they will be able to take part in social activities which benefit their health and wellbeing.

Contact and Information Service 19 Jan 2017

Contact and Information Service

Amount: £9,999
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Alpha Project ( Cumbernauld )
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

On Site Safe Play for Scaladale 22 Feb 2017

This group based on the Isle of Harris support a network of youth clubs throughout Lewis and Harris, run a residential outdoor centre, and provides a range of activities for local youth and adults. The funding will be used to redevelop an area in front of the centre.

Vintage Volunteering - Improving with Age 25 Jan 2017

The project will engage older people aged 60 and over in flexible volunteering opportunities, while challenging negative perceptions of ageing. The project will encourage participation in life and society to address loneliness and isolation, which can leave older people at risk of depression, physical illness, and disengaged from their communities. The group will recruit a total of 40 ‘Volunteer Champions’ who are already active within their community, to help promote the project.

Amount: £313,421
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: VAST
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Thanet Community Support Partnership (TCSP) 25 Jan 2017

This group will continue to develop its work to reduce social isolation in older people by offering a variety of services, enabling older people to remain independent in their own homes. The group will provide a variety of activities, including a volunteer befriending scheme, social events and transport for the least mobile and most socially isolated.

Amount: £312,217
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Thanet Volunteer Bureau
Region: South East Coast
District: Thanet District

Fitness, Forests and Food: Creating Healthier Communities 04 Jan 2017

The funding will be used by a primary school to develop a community programme of activities and events to encourage people to be physically active and spend more time outdoors. The programme aims to tackle poor fitness levels and obesity and will help families in the local community maintain good physical and mental health.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Spindle Point Primary School
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

It's OK to Help in Shadwell: 2017 08 Feb 2017

This project will recruit and train volunteers, as well as update their website to emphasise safeguarding practices and promote volunteering. This will allow the group to provide activities for more people.

Amount: £8,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Shadwell Community Project

Minworth Active Adventure Project 01 Feb 2017

This school will use the funding to create a trim trail for their pupils, encouraging them to be fit and active.

Help for adults with learning disabilities to take part in group activ 01 Mar 2017

Musical and technology equipment will be purchased so the group can expand the services they provide. This will help to provide musical skills sessions for people with learning disabilities.