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Award Year:
2017
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Funders:
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Improving livelihoods for people with deafblindness in Uganda 30 Mar 2017

This project will support deafblind adults and other people with disabilities in livelihoods skills to increase their levels of income and participation in their communities. They will also explore a number of new activities to address barriers that deafblind people experience when attempting to improve their economic status. Activities include larger scale testing of the new vocational syllabus for deafblind people and the development and dissemination of a new standardised tactile sign language method.

Amount: £382,941
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sense International
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

2020 Vision [The Kosovan Community Development Project] 12 Jul 2017

This new project will work with the Kosovan community in Islington and the surrounding areas to improve the quality of life, confidence, education, physical and mental health and skills of this community who often feel isolated. The project will provide volunteering opportunities, a mentoring programme, a youth activity programme, family projects and cultural and community development programmes. A team of Kosovan mentors provide one-to-one support.

Amount: £184,004
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BAKC
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Trans Allies Programme 20 Sep 2017

This project will provide advocacy workshops for non-trans people which will enable the creation of allies across the community to raise awareness and understanding of the issues faced by trans people.

Amount: £7,870
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Stonewall
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

We are INQUEST – strengthening family voice to achieve better outcomes 31 May 2017

This project aims to develop coping mechanisms and improve the sense of community through peer-support for families of people who have died in custody or detention. It aims to provide holistic support, and will facilitate families becoming advocates for change whilst empowering others to do the same. It will recruit a new family support worker to work alongside staff to reach the most excluded, to help them engage. The group will deliver activities and provide one-to-one support to families.

Amount: £499,481
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: INQUEST
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Community Agenda 18 Oct 2017

This project will recruit and train volunteers to hold conferences to bring together members of the black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee communities. The conferences will be an opportunity to consult, raise awareness and address a range of social issues.

Amount: £9,910
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Resource for London
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

ERITREAN YOUTH ENGAGEMENT AND EMPOWERMENT PROJECT 20 Sep 2017

This project will run a series of events for people from the Eritrean community, which will educate them on UK education, health, social care, culture and other issues including domestic abuse. This will bring people together and equip them with improved knowledge and skills.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Eritrean Youth Global Movement
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

ISC Connect 02 Apr 2017

The funding will be used to build capacity for the organisation’s volunteer base and provide engagement activities that focus on supporting older people from the Somali community who are isolated. The project aims to improve the way in which the group meets the needs of its service users.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: ISC
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Islington Older People's Information Hub 26 Jul 2017

This project will create an information hub with a directory of community services and activities for older people. This will enable participation in community life and reduce isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Islington Pensioners Forum
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Realising Effective Community 06 Sep 2017

This project will deliver a range of activities to support new and existing Chinese people in the area to bring about positive social change, improve their quality of life and help them integrate. The project will particularly focus on Mandarin speakers. A Project Coordinator will support those being supported to understand their rights and responsibilities, helping them to achieve their aims and develop activities and services to improve aspirations, self-esteem, confidence and independence.

Amount: £176,365
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Islington Chinese Association
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Sharing and Learning Project 20 Sep 2017

This project will provide a range of social and stimulating activities for older people in the community, to help reduce isolation and improve wellbeing and quality of life.

Amount: £5,396
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shining Star Enterprise
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

8-13 year program life skill activties and homework club 20 Dec 2017

This project will run homework clubs for children and young people, giving them the chance to improve their future prospects and discouraging antisocial behaviour.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sports and Life Skills CIC
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Music, Arts & Crafts for families 11 Oct 2017

This project will run music, arts and craft activities for families in order to support children's development and provide peer support opportunities for parents.

Amount: £9,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Maison Verte-UK
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Islington Women's Filmmaking Project 15 Feb 2017

This project will deliver a programme of film making activities for women who are survivors of abuse. This will address issues surrounding isolation and anxiety.

Amount: £9,970
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: See Change Films
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Stronger Each Day 15 Feb 2017

This project will deliver a sensory activity for pupils with multiple learning difficulties, some of whom spend long periods in hospital. This will enable them to cope emotionally and mentally and prepare them for any future crisis.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Richard Cloudesley School
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

The Open House Project (OHP) 06 Sep 2017

This group will develop their project which will support young people leaving care and other vulnerable young people to develop their life skills and transition into adulthood. The project will involve a programme of drama based activities and will include how to avoid homelessness, developing healthy relationships, finding pathways to employment or learning, and nutritional support. The project aims to help 360 young people who are leaving the care system, penal system or who are otherwise at risk.

Amount: £334,382
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Big House
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

BMER Young People Together for Employment Rights 28 Jun 2017

This project will use funding to raise awareness of employment rights and anti-discrimination laws amongst people from BAME backgrounds. This will involve running workshops for young people to empower them to become employment champions within their community.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Race On The Agenda
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Peer Support Training Programme(England) 06 Sep 2017

This project will deliver a training programme to equip volunteers to support people with cleft lips or cleft palates, leading to improved levels of self esteem and wellbeing.

Amount: £8,297
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: CLAPA
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Campaigning For Young People With Autism 20 Dec 2017

This project will run a Young Ambassadors programme, providing opportunities for autistic young people to develop skills and lead campaigns to help transform the way society views the autistic community.

Amount: £9,830
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The National Autistic Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Positive Futures 12 Jul 2017

This group will develop their project to support young people aged 16-25 living with HIV, focusing on those making the transition from child to adult healthcare services and those recently diagnosed with HIV. It aims to deliver a holistic service, integrating HIV, mental health, social support, sex and relationships, and self-management. They will be supported through one to one assessment, mentoring and information sharing to tackle barriers to maintaining health and well-being.

Amount: £472,023
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Positively UK
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Hilldrop Community Engagers 03 May 2017

This project will train local residents in community research and outreach work, which will help identify the needs of local people and enable participants to become more involved in community life.

Amount: £9,890
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Hilldrop Community Centre
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro