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Grant to Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers 20 Mar 2015

as a staff grant towards the running costs of an organisation which brings people together to knit and sew for good causes

Amount: £2,000
Funder: The Tudor Trust
Recipient: Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers
Region: East of England
District: Broadland District

Women Against Sexual Exploitation and Violence Speak Up Project (WASSUP) 11 Dec 2017

To support the development of the WASSUP project.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Suffolk Community Foundation
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

The Stepping Stones Project 14 Sep 2004

The Stepping Stones Project addresses a gap in service provision for homeless people in Barnet. The project will operate on Sunday and Bank Holidays to complement a week-day service run by Homeless Action in Barnet at the same location. Homeless people will be provided with meals and supported to access services in areas such as health, personal hygiene and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Volunteers will receive training to help broaden their experience and develop their skills.

Amount: £15,155
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

WW2 Storytelling 28 Apr 2005

The Community Service Volunteers will use their award to carry out oral reminiscence sessions at 9 locations nationwide (Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Middlesbrough, London, Plymouth, Brighton, Ipswich and Birmingham). memories and experiences of veterans will be recorded by trained staff and will then be transcribed onto a CD for local distribution and also put on the BBC People's War website.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Community Healthy Living Advisor Volunteers 22 Jun 2006

The Manchester branch of Community Service Volunteers runs a range of projects that encourage people to take up learning via its Media Clubhouse. With this award it will deliver workshops, led by a qualified nutritionist, aimed at individuals who want to become volunteer healthy living advisors. The volunteers will be recruited from groups with multiple disadvantages as well as minority groups based in and around the City Centre.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

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

Puzzle Island: 'play your own way' 30 May 2007

Puzzle Island will be a mobile play experience adaptable to any outdoor space and will be flexible to meet the needs of the children and adults playing. A range technologies, such as GPS, solar panels, Meccano, crafts and photography, will be used to create an imaginative adventure game featuring challenges and problem-solving elements tailored to the interests of the children involved.

Amount: £249,952
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Volunteer Britain 14 Jul 2005

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) works to reconnect people to their community through volunteering and training and to enrich people?s lives. This project will produce short audio and visual clips on volunteer's experiences, produced by the volunteers themselves. CSV will showcase the clips in order to recognise their efforts and promote volunteering to others, through radio, TV and at local community events. This will be done in conjunction with the 'Year of the Volunteer' campaign.

Amount: £49,056
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

WW2 reminiscence project 24 Jun 2005

CSV Media Northern Ireland will use their award to hold events in order to collect memories about life during the Second World War. These memories will be recorded on the BBC People's War website. The memories will be recorded by trained volunteers along with Community Service Volunteer staff.

Amount: £3,540
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Help at Hand 13 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £343,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Help4Carers 23 Jul 2009

The project will provide a localised model of volunteer support to carers and their cared for by recruiting teams of older volunteers within a limited geographical radius of small communities in Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion to provide affordable transport and other types of household support.

Amount: £217,627
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

The Red Reading and Reminiscence Box 12 Jan 2011

This project offers lifelong learning, reading development and reminiscence opportunities for older and disabled people in residential care homes, sheltered accommodation, day care services, links services and hospitals/hospices. In total the project will work across 100 establishments across Kent and Medway. The project activities will improve their mental stimulation and lead to increased social inclusion and intergenerational links with the community.

Amount: £218,184
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Welcome Friends 29 Mar 2011

This project will enable people over 50 to address issues of loneliness. The project will be delivered in three strands addressing the needs of younger beneficiaries by encouraging volunteering to delay the effects of aging, those isolated or in care who can leave their homes to attend activity 'hubs' and those who through age or infirmity are housebound and will need one to one volunteer support to follow their interests.

Amount: £454,093
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Sex Matters 25 May 2010

Sex Matters aims to improve the sexual health and well-being of young people aged 14 - 25 living in disadvantaged areas of Gwent. Working with Gwent NHS Trust 150 young people will be recruited and trained as Sex Matters volunteers. After receiving relevant training the volunteers will set-up and deliver 288 Sex Matters workshops over 3 years.

Amount: £164,480
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

CSV Play Rangers 13 Dec 2012

CSV in Bristol will expand its service to engage, train and support families and volunteers from the local community in the delivery of safe outdoor play events and activities for disadvantaged children with little access to play spaces. This will include working with local and city wide organisations including Bristol City Council, Hartcliffe and Withywood community partnerships, local schools, youth clubs and residents associations.

Amount: £251,458
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting._x000B_

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. 30 May 2013

This is a new project developed through consultation from a previous project delivered by CSV based in Ipswich, which aims to provide vulnerable and disadvantaged families considered 'at risk' with support that will promote positive relationships and stable family structure through learning together and regular and consistent mentoring by volunteers. _x000B_

Amount: £325,599
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Grant awarded to Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme of CSV (North East) 10 Apr 2001

Towards a worker for the North East to recruit older volunteers.

ANCHOR Project 30 Nov 2017

Supporting the ANCHOR programme - a young persons intervention around early intervention and prevention.

Amount: £15,164
Funder: Suffolk Community Foundation
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

The Loop - Living Well 07 Jun 2018

To help 50 people improve their mental and physical wellbeing by undertaking various activities.

Amount: £2,000
Funder: Suffolk Community Foundation
Recipient: Volunteering Matters