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Award Year:
2017
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GBP
Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund

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Galvanise Programme 22 Feb 2017

The project aims to assist asylum seekers who are given refugee status to secure and sustain tenancies and move from benefits to employment. A range of one to one and group activities and drop in sessions will be offered to enable people to access advice and coaching to develop their personal skills and abilities – enabling them to access employment, training, volunteering or further education opportunities. Each person is individually assessed and given targets to ensure they access the right activities.

Amount: £285,806
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Race Equality Centre
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Samworth Inclusive Zone Activity Club 11 Jan 2017

The school will run an inclusive zone activity club for children who have special educational needs and children with disabilities. This will enable the children to participate in activities that increase their self-confidence.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tudor Grange Samworth Academy
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Connecting and Empowering our Community 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to run sessions to support the life skills of polish people in the local community. The project aims to improve people’s life chances by providing opportunities to learn new skills.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Project Polska
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Willowbrook Outdoor Opportunities Playground Scheme (WOOPS) 07 Jun 2017

The school will improve the surface of their playground to give children a safe place to play.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Willowbrook Primary Academy
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

TPP2 - Celebration of Cosmopolitan Leicester 18 May 2017

This group will use the funding to host community engagement events, including arts workshops and performances to improve community cohesion and improve relationships with minority ethnic groups locally.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cosmopolitan Arts CIC
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Youth with Ambition Project 2017 05 Jul 2017

The project will engage young people in arts to improve community relationships and help young people develop their social skills.

Amount: £7,550
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Original Step Performers
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Engaged and intergrate 10 May 2017

This project will provide workshops for people from local ethnic minority communities to help them develop knowledge and skills and reduce social isolation.

Pilot Health for homesless people 29 Nov 2017

A range of workshops will be funded for people who are experiencing the effects of homelessness which includes the issues of mental health, substance misuse and money management, enabling people to develop life skills, improving their wellbeing and life chances.

Pragati Elders Support Programme 11 Apr 2017

The project will deliver volunteer training for its services that support older people from the Asian community who are socially isolated. This will build capacity for the group's activities.

Amount: £9,700
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pragati
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

COG Youth Magazine 20 Dec 2017

A free magazine for young people will be created, offering educational articles on social issues, information on local clubs and volunteering opportunities, shared creativity, fashion and music. This will enable people to have a voice whilst developing new skills and informing others.

Amount: £9,940
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: COG Youth Services Ltd
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Grow Cook And Eat Healthily Together 23 Aug 2017

This group will use the funding to deliver healthy cooking sessions for the local community, encouraging healthy eating and improving cookery skills.

Amount: £9,970
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Community Mind Matters
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

BASE PROJECT 09 Feb 2017

The project is based on existing work which provides advice, information and advocacy for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants living in Leicester. The group will support vulnerable and socially excluded communities in response to greater demand for support in critical situations where individuals are facing homelessness and poverty. A befriending service will be introduced to meet the needs of socially isolated individuals and will improve their social interaction.

Amount: £254,105
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Afro-Innovation Group
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Training and Community Engagement Equipment 08 Feb 2017

The project will purchase materials to run educational sessions and build the capacity of the organisation. This will help the group to raise awareness of the LGBT community.

Amount: £6,259
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Leicester LGBT Centre
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

LeiLei/3/2 - Maximising Economic Potential (MEP) 28 Mar 2017

LeiLei/3/2 - Maximising Economic Potential (MEP)

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Highfields Centre
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

OOPS (Overdale Outdoor Play Opportunities) 03 May 2017

The school will install play equipment and safety surfacing so that children can take part in physical and creative play, improving their social, emotional and motor development.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Overdale Junior School
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Shaftesbury wildlife forest improvements 20 Dec 2017

This school will create a new outdoor nature area for pupils and the wider community. This will improve the local environment, creating a space for people to learn and enjoy.

Amount: £9,138
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shaftesbury Junior School
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Healthier, Connected Communities 05 Jul 2017

The project will hold dance sessions for women over 45 to provide exercise opportunities and bring people together to reduce loneliness and isolation.

Amount: £9,986
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Nupur Arts
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Destiny Community Learning and Training 25 Oct 2017

Young people will be trained with the necessary skills to apply for jobs or start their own business, giving them a better chance in life.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Health Link Services (UK)
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester

Passport to Health and Wellbeing 07 Jun 2017

The project will provide health and wellbeing workshops to help people with conditions including Autism and Aspergers Syndrome to manage their mental and physical health.

Folville Sensory Hub 11 Apr 2017

The school will provide a sensory hub for children and families living with special educational needs, Autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and memory/dementia issues. This will help children and families to develop and give them better chances in life.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Folville Junior School
Region: East Midlands
District: City of Leicester