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Award Year:
2017
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Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund

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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

Speak With IT 27 Jan 2017

Speak with IT aims to support over 200 people with Aphasia across Yorkshire to regain and/or improve their communication skills and confidence. It will empower them to regain control of their own recovery, building confidence and coping skills. The project will also support partners, carers and family of those affected by Aphasia who suddenly find their roles and responsibilities altered as a result of this.

Amount: £254,156
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SPEAK WITH IT
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

The Joanna Project 24 Mar 2017

The project focuses on the needs of each woman through individual and group activities. They provide support to individuals looking at the root causes of their issues. Activities include a hot meal in a ‘family’ environment, gardening, cinema visits, attending the nail bar and cooking. This project will also work with members of the local community to improve community relationships, develop their understanding of the issues of street sex workers in their area and provide volunteering opportunities.

Amount: £229,573
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Joanna Leeds
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Whitecote Get Active! 11 Jan 2017

The school will install outdoor play equipment. This will provide a safe and stimulating place to play and encourage physical activity, with the aim of reducing childhood obesity at the school.

Jeene Kee Rah (Way of Living) 15 Feb 2017

This project is the delivery of basic English activities, crafts and gentle exercise, for older members of the Hindu community. This will encourage participation in social activities, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting wellbeing.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bhojan Sangam Group
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Approach drive to the building repair and refurbishment 24 May 2017

The group will resurface the driveway outside their community building to ensure safe access to the facility, which is used for many events and activities, particularly by older people and people with disabilities.

Age Is No Barrier - Golden Revellers celebrate 50 years of Leeds West 11 Apr 2017

This project is workshops in dance, costume making and steel pan playing for older members of the community. This will encourage social inclusion and reduce isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Jamaica Society (Leeds)
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

28 Day Transition Project 28 Jul 2017

The project will support asylum seekers who have recently been granted refugee status or discretionary leave to remain. Individuals will be supported to live independently and will learn to integrate into their local communities. It will also give them the opportunity to take control of their lives and be better equipped to undertake additional offers of support such as training and employment opportunities.

Amount: £268,622
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: RETAS Leeds
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Thriving Communities (phase one) 26 Jul 2017

The group will conduct surveys and interviews, and host a workshop with organisations and individuals, to gather information about the impact of permaculture in disadvantaged communities. The information will then be distributed online and a video will be showcased to raise awareness of the project. This will enable the organisation to understand the significant benefits of permaculture in local disadvantaged communities and also raise awareness to inspire and encourage others to become involved.

Our Food and Garden 09 Aug 2017

The group will deliver healthy growing, cooking and eating workshops to encourage local people to adopt a healthier lifestyle.

HEA Community Meals Development project 19 Jul 2017

The group will deliver lunch and supper clubs for older members of the community. This will reduce loneliness and isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Holbeck Elderly Aid
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District

Bramley at the Centre 11 Oct 2017

The group will host celebratory events to launch the new start of the local community centre, with taster sessions of new activities and a consultation with people of all ages to ascertain which of the activities they wish to see continue, shaping a place that matters to the community.

Building the Sustainability of Otley Action for Older People 12 Jul 2017

The group will employ an external consultant and liaise with service users, partners and stakeholders to identify ways to improve and develop their service. This will enable the organisation to review and enhance their service to ensure they are more sustainable for the future and can better support the needs of older people.

Security Improvements to the Eastern Boundary Fencing 13 Dec 2017

The group will install security fencing at their allotment site. This will improve safety at the allotment for the benefit of volunteers and community members.

Building Blocks – Life Skills for moving on 14 Jul 2017

The project aims to give the community a place to meet, learn new skills to get back into employment. It will also enable service user to improve their fitness and wellbeing through GP access, mental health provision and physical activities, as well as improve social cohesion and engagement through volunteering. People in the local community will improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing leading to reduced social isolation and loneliness.

A New Start 06 Sep 2017

The school will rejuvenate an unused community building to create a venue for events and activities, providing the community with a focal point to meet and socialise.

Mwasi Telema (Woman Stand Up) 29 Nov 2017

The group will bring Congolese women together and provide sessions of support and raise awareness of the issues they face, along with therapeutic and positive activities and advice and information on how to access available treatment.

Cross Green : Growing Together 24 May 2017

The group will run weekly gardening sessions. This will provide the opportunity to improve people’s skills, confidence and physical and mental wellbeing.

Mascots and Me 28 Jun 2017

The group will deliver arts based activities for children with emotional or physical disabilities. This will encourage children to explore issues pertaining to them through creating short stories and plays, with the aim of developing communication skills and reducing social isolation.

Reestablish Reengage Project (RRP) 14 Jun 2017

The group will hold drop in sessions, activities, mentoring and termly trips for young males who are known to cause antisocial behaviour within the community. This will raise their aspirations, increase their confidence and reduce antisocial behaviour.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Reestablish
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Leeds District