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Regions:
West Midlands
Award Year:
2017
Currency:
GBP
Funders:
The Big Lottery Fund

Results

Eastham Community Hub 30 Mar 2017

This funding will improve the Eastham Memorial Hall which is no longer able to meet the needs of the local community. The new facility will provide a modern meeting place which is fit for purpose, where people can socialise and host events and activities. Current activities, including parent and toddler groups, reading groups, coffee mornings and fitness classes will continue alongside plans for new events. The project aims to improve people’s health and wellbeing by reducing social isolation.

Amount: £260,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Eastham Memorial Hall
Region: West Midlands
District: Malvern Hills District

CoB Mentoring and Development 15 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to provide weekly mentoring support sessions and workshops for disengaged young people living in deprivation. Participants will be offered support, skills and training to engage them into community life.

Keeping Well with Sickle Cell Project 01 Feb 2017

A series of healthy workshops will be provided with this funding. The workshops will include training courses, nutrition learning and exercise techniques for people living with the effects of sickle cell and thalassaemia disorder. This will develop a better approach to improve the quality of health and wellbeing for participants.

Living Well 22 Mar 2017

The funding will be used to deliver performing arts and mentoring activities for older people with mental health problems. This will use the arts as a vehicle to enable older people to engage with and access positive social activities, improving their self-esteem and mental wellbeing.

Amount: £9,706
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Belgrade Theatre
Region: West Midlands
District: Coventry District

SCOUT HQ EXTERNAL LANDSCAPING PROJECT 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used by this charity to landscape part of the grounds at their headquarters which serves Scouts and other community groups. This will improve the facility, making it safer and allowing it to be used by more people.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: 5th Worcester Sea Scout Group
Region: West Midlands
District: Worcester District

Royal Days 08 Mar 2017

This group will use the funding to run a series of trips for older people, where they will be able to take part in social activities which benefit their health and wellbeing.

Vintage Volunteering - Improving with Age 25 Jan 2017

The project will engage older people aged 60 and over in flexible volunteering opportunities, while challenging negative perceptions of ageing. The project will encourage participation in life and society to address loneliness and isolation, which can leave older people at risk of depression, physical illness, and disengaged from their communities. The group will recruit a total of 40 ‘Volunteer Champions’ who are already active within their community, to help promote the project.

Amount: £313,421
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: VAST
Region: West Midlands
District: City of Stoke-on-Trent

Minworth Active Adventure Project 01 Feb 2017

This school will use the funding to create a trim trail for their pupils, encouraging them to be fit and active.

From ground to plate 08 Feb 2017

This school will use the funding to create an allotment site and reflection garden, run gardening workshops and provide healthy eating sessions for parents and children. Their knowledge of food and nutrition will be improved, leading to better physical health and wellbeing.

IT training for vulnerable families 22 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to provide IT and internet skills training for vulnerable parents. Participants’ technology skills will be improved, making them more confident in using computers to seek employment and access local services.

Redevelop our existing community facilities 22 Mar 2017

A community room in the school will be re-developed with this funding. This will provide pupils and members of the community with additional space for extracurricular activities.

Amount: £9,695
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tenterfields Primary Academy
Region: West Midlands
District: Dudley District

Ongoing Funding for the Running of the Club 25 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to provide a range of activities, which will allow people to meet like-minded others and create support networks, reducing social isolation.

Generation Women 24 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to deliver a pilot programme of entrepreneurship training activities. These will focus on supporting black, Asian and minority ethnic women who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage. This will create pathways to employment and equip them with new skills.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bangladeshi Women's Association
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District

Connection Through Cultures 04 Jan 2017

This project will stage arts and music sessions for local people. This will enable the organisation to engage local people in activities which encourage bringing the community together.

Time 2 B Family 25 Jan 2017

This group will use the funding to provide creative play activities for families, including arts and crafts, cooking, a bouncy castle and interactive games. This will encourage beneficiaries to engage in creative social activities and help create a stronger and more connected community.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Gap Centre
Region: West Midlands
District: Sandwell District

Volunteer Bank 01 Feb 2017

Volunteers will be trained with this funding so they are able to distribute food parcels and assess the needs of people who may be facing economic challenges. This will improve the group’s infrastructure, so that it may better provide important services for the local community.

Tea and Tech 22 Feb 2017

This group will use the funding to provide drop in technology sessions for people living with visual impairments. The project will improve their technology skills and employability prospects, leading to better chances in life.

Amount: £9,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: W'EYES
Region: West Midlands
District: Walsall District

Community High Lights 04 Jan 2017

This project will replace the lighting in their hall which is no longer fit for purpose. This will enable the organisation to make continued and increased use of the venue for community events.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Manor Farm Community Association
Region: West Midlands
District: Walsall District

Active Communities 30 Mar 2017

This project will run a facility where the community interacts with disabled people – supporting and learning from each other. The facility will provide opportunities for people to meet, develop and take part in community activities, improving their health and wellbeing.

Happy Families 08 Mar 2017

A new community space will be created, where a programme of extra-curricular conflict resolution workshops will be held. The workshops will support pupils and adults who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage, improving their wellbeing.

Amount: £9,990
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Peterbrook Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Solihull District