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Award Year:
2017
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Funders:
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Brighter Opportunities Outdoors at St Wilfrids Primary School 15 Mar 2017

The funding will be used by a primary school to install outdoor play equipment in the school grounds specifically for the early years and nursery age children. The project aims to help children to develop motor and communication skills which will support their later learning and educational achievement.

Bee busy, bee a success! 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to run a hobby club, where children across the community can engage in activities that interest them, including hairdressing, sports coaching and computer coding. The project aims to help young people develop the skills and experience to shape their futures beyond school, reducing unemployment in the long term and raising aspirations.

Community Connect 01 Mar 2017

The funding will be used to provide a programme of culturally diverse activities, including craft sessions, breakfast clubs and support services for homeless people and refugees living in Manchester. The project aims to support the confidence, mental health, learning and social skills of refugees and homeless people and improve their health and wellbeing.

Communities For All 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to training sessions based around physical activities, healthy lifestyles and employability for young people aged 6-19 years old. The project aims to engage young people in fun, positive activities to improve their fitness levels, develop their employability and social skills, and provide a diversion to anti-social behaviour.

Amount: £9,862
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Communities For All Ltd
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

The Bigger Book Bash! 01 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to hold a free family festival open to the whole community, themed around children’s books. Activities will include story trails, sensory story-telling and a ‘mass bedtime story’. The project aims to bring the diverse community together to enjoy new experiences and to promote the benefits of reading.

Amount: £6,100
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Stanley Grove Primary Academy
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Commonplace Community Consultation for Social Business and Market Deve 22 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to run a series of consultation and market testing events across five areas of Manchester to assess the most useful options for activities in a mobile community venue. The project aims to strengthen the community by identifying alternatives to conventional community spaces and activities, and engage people in how the organisation delivers its services.

Amount: £9,608
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Commonplace Events Ltd
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Our school quad - Learn, Explore and Grow together. 18 Jan 2017

The funding will be used by a school to refurbish wasteland within the school grounds. The project aims to allow the pupils and local community to develop and maintain the area to become a more attractive, natural environment.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: New Moston Primary School
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Let's do it 22 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to run a series of weekly workshops, residential and day trips for young people in the local community. The project aims to provide people with activities in order to reduce crime and improve educational attainment.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: VISION BSA
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

“Women of Worth” - Free Pre-Business Start- up training and coaching 22 Feb 2017

The funding will be used to provide employability skills and pre-business start-up training and coaching for women from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities. The project will allow the organisation to support the development of people’s confidence, motivation and skills in preparation for progression in their chosen career field.

Amount: £7,910
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dynamic Heights Training CIC
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Launchpad 19 Apr 2017

This project supports people in Greater Manchester with a history of offending, homelessness, substance misuse and mental health problems. Activities include a series of vocational training programmes including Business Administration, IT, Catering and Hospitality and Health and Social Care. These courses will include a short taster placement with an external organisation. As well as this, work clubs will support with job searches, CV writing and interview skills.

Amount: £478,615
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Back on Track
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

The Men's Room 09 Aug 2017

This Manchester based project supports vulnerable men aged 18 to 30 experiencing severe and multiple disadvantage. It focuses on male sex workers and young men at risk of exploitation, combining one-to-one support, advice and advocacy with arts based engagement. Intensive health and social care will address basic and immediate needs. A programme of creative interventions will provide the time and space needed to begin addressing underlying issues that initially brought them to crisis.

Amount: £271,998
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Men's Room
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

VCSEs Post Arena Community Resilience 14 Aug 2017

This project will support the emotional wellbeing and mental health of young people directly and indirectly affected by the Manchester Arena attack on the 22nd May 2017. It will support and bring together the wider community to better respond to the needs of young people who are distressed following a traumatic experience. 42nd Street will do this by sharing their expertise and partnering with targeted grass-roots organisations who have strong relationships with their local communities and young people.

Feel-Good Pop-Up Concerts Cafe Project 18 Oct 2017

The funding will be used to run a series of pop-up cafes in established community healthcare settings such as dementia cafes, tea clubs, day centres and other community venues, with the aim of reducing social isolation.

Community Capacity, Capability and Cohesion in Crumpsall & Cheetham 09 Aug 2017

The funding will be used to run regular activities and holiday programmes for young people, hold two community bazaars, business development and training workshops. The project aims to work with volunteers and peer youth workers to improve people’s physical and mental health, employment skills, confidence, self-esteem and issues with bullying.

Amount: £9,980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rainbow Surprise CIO
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Inspired Task Force 31 May 2017

This project will improve the health and wellbeing of older people living in Gorton and Levenshulme to reduce isolation through social interaction. A steering group of older people will take responsibility for developing and running social activities and a wider group of activists will help develop and deliver campaign activities. These will be informed by workshops that discuss concerns and develop appropriate ideas and solutions. Conversations will also involve local service providers and businesses.

Look Through The Tunnel Into Your Bright Future 18 Oct 2017

This project will provide information, advice and guidance in education, employment and training for people who are unemployed or wanting a change in career.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Golden Centre Of Opportunities
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

The Move On Up Project 19 Jul 2017

The group will change their legal status and take on additional responsibilities, to expand their range of services for young people. This will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation and improve the life chances of the young people by diverting them from negative influences and antisocial behaviour.

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Imani Community Association
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

MRC Building Development 01 Nov 2017

The funding will be used by a group to move from shared premises to a new venue. The project will include refurbishing a group meeting room and a kitchen so that service users can cook for each other. The project aims to expand their training service.

Lancs/3/4 - ReachIT 05 Jun 2017

The project aims to increase digital inclusion by providing targeted, personalised digital skills training and volunteering to unemployed or economically inactive residents of Lancashire.

Amount: £1,199,938
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Workers' Educational Association
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Sustaining a valuable Community Market in Levenshulme 14 Jun 2017

The funding will be used to research the social impact of an organisation’s work, and to hold consultations with people. The project aims to raise the profile of the organisation, improve its communication and determine its future strategy and focus.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Levenshulme Market CIC
Region: North West
District: Manchester District