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Merched Y Wawr (159) Barnardo's (39) The Royal British Legion (22) County Council of the City and County of Cardiff (21) Flintshire County Council (21) Valleys Kids (19) Hafal (17) Wrexham County Borough Council (17) The Representative Body of the Church in Wales (16) Local Aid for Children and Community Special Needs (15) Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council (15) City and County of Swansea (14) Carmarthen Youth Project (13) Ethnic Youth Support Team (13) Groundwork North Wales (13) Rct People First Limited (13) Advocacy Matters (Wales) (12) Carmarthen Domestic Abuse Services Ltd (12) Carmarthenshire Youth and Children's Association (12) Gwent Domestic Abuse Services (12) Gwent Wildlife Trust Ltd (12) St David's Foundation Hospice Care (12) Volunteering Matters (12) Welsh Housing Aid Limited (12) Action for Children (11) Chooselife Cymru (11) Costar Partnership (11) Fforwm Anabledd Taran Cyf (11) Gwynedd Council (11) Jig-So Children's Centre (11) Kim Inspire (11) Llanhilleth Miners Institute Ltd (11) Swansea Carers' Centre (11) Women Connect First (11) African Community Centre (10) Fishguard and Goodwick Young Persons Trust Ltd (10) Friends R Us Aberdare (10) Friends of Pedal Power Project Ltd (10) Gwent Association of Voluntary Organisations (10) Llamau Limited (10) Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (10) Oasis Cardiff (10) Race Equality First Limited (10) The Llandovery University of the Third Age (10) Tros Gynnal Plant (10) Wales Council for Voluntary Action (10) Age Concern Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan (9) Age Concern Neath Port Talbot (9) Cathays and Central Youth and Community Project (9) Chapter (Cardiff) Limited (9) See Less

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Craft materials, training, expenses, hire of halls 24 Aug 2004

The project is to set up craft/social clubs for older people. The money is for hire of meeting rooms, materials and travel costs for outings.

Amount: £3,292
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey

There is no project name available for this record 13 Dec 2005

The project is to recruit volunteers over the age of 50yrs and place them in schools alongside children wh0 need help in developing their basic numeracy and literacy skills. The project will empower older people to engage in local community activity. The grant over three years will partly fund one full time and one part time Schools Project Co-ordinator post, training and travel for staff and volunteers, office equipment, rent and general running expenses.

Amount: £135,263
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Sound System 25 Jun 2007

The project is to improve the group's facilities so that people with hearing impairment can participate.The money is for the purchase of amplification equipment.

Amount: £750
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Newtown Branch
Region: Wales
District: Powys - Powys

Skills for the Community 19 Feb 2007

The project is to build the skills of volunteers. The money is for facilitators, workshop costs and travel expenses.

Amount: £4,973
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Service 25 May 2005

The Royal British Legion Gwent County Committee have been awarded a grant to hold a Drumhead Service of Thanksgiving to mark the 60th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities of World War Two. The event will be attended by many ex-services and veterans groups and will cover five county authorities in Wales.

2 Day Commemoration Activities 29 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of street party, parade and commemoration ceremony for the benefit of members of this community based in Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.

'Tribute to the Veterans' Concert 22 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the staging of a concert in tribute to local veterans for the benefit of all ages within this community based in Bury Port, Carmarthenshire.

Presentation equipment 22 May 2006

The project is to extend the facilities of the group. The money is for computer and presentation equipment.

Promoting The Work Of the Group 14 Aug 2006

The project is to promote the work of the Royal British Legion in the Vale of Glamorgan. The money is for a marquee, laptop computer and projector.

Legion in the Community 14 Jul 2008

The project is to promote the work of the Royal British Legion. The money is for a marquee, computer and presentation equipment.

Welcome Friends 29 Mar 2011

This project will address the needs of three groups of older people. Ones facing transition periods who will act as volunteers thus addressing their own social isolation, those socially isolated but able to attend activities ouside the home and those who are frail and housebound. Activities will be centred on residential homes but not exclusive to residents. Volunteers will be used as befrienders and activity organisers.

Amount: £459,133
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Welcome Friends 29 Mar 2011

This project will enable people over 50 to address issues of loneliness. The project will be delivered in three strands addressing the needs of younger beneficiaries by encouraging volunteering to delay the effects of aging, those isolated or in care who can leave their homes to attend activity 'hubs' and those who through age or infirmity are housebound and will need one to one volunteer support to follow their interests.

Amount: £454,093
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Beyond Transitions 21 Jan 2017

Volunteering Matters will use the grant to support younger people with disabilities in Blaenau Gwent by providing them with skills and empowering them during the transition from education to further education, employment or training. This grant for £5,000 will fund volunteer expenses, mentor training, stationery and telephone costs, promotional materials, evaluation, and administration support.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Blaenau Gwent - Blaenau Gwent

Parade, Service and Two Hour Concert 22 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a parade, open air service and concert for the benefit of members of this group and the wider community of Buckley, Flintshire.

Veterans visit to National Arboretum and RAF Museum 24 Mar 2010

Royal British Legion Women's Section will arrange a visit to the National Arboretum and the RAF museum, Cosford for a group of armed forces and women's land army veterans and their partners. This will enable them to keep alive the memory of their comrades who died in the service of their country and encourage the spirit of comradeship amongst the members and meets the Awards for All aim of 'improving the quality of life'. This grant for £5,000 will fund the cost of travel and accommodation.

Events to commemorate WW2 25 May 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of exhibitions, displays, celebratory evenings and a remembrance service for the benefit of members of this group based in Lampeter, Ceredigion.

Help4Carers 23 Jul 2009

The project will provide a localised model of volunteer support to carers and their cared for by recruiting teams of older volunteers within a limited geographical radius of small communities in Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion to provide affordable transport and other types of household support.

Amount: £217,627
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Sex Matters 25 May 2010

Sex Matters aims to improve the sexual health and well-being of young people aged 14 - 25 living in disadvantaged areas of Gwent. Working with Gwent NHS Trust 150 young people will be recruited and trained as Sex Matters volunteers. After receiving relevant training the volunteers will set-up and deliver 288 Sex Matters workshops over 3 years.

Amount: £164,480
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Learn Together Cymru 18 Mar 2015

Not Available

Amount: £446,990
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen