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LifeLines 20 Apr 2016

This is the expansion of a project supporting volunteers aged 50 plus to run activities for vulnerable older people to improve health and well-being. These have previously included art classes, creative writing, yoga and computer club. The group will expand across the city, recruiting more volunteers, supporting more than 800 new people and establishing a Men’s Network to encourage older men to socialise regularly. It will also extend its HealthLink scheme to help older people get to medical appointments.

Grant awarded to Community Service Volunteers (Training and Enterprise NE) (Tyne & Wear) 13 Jul 2004

To provide daycare services to older people living in high rise flats in Newcastle.

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

Raising Awareness of Bogus Callers 07 Sep 2005

This award will help raise older people's awareness of distraction burglaries/bogus callers. Volunteers will provide information and advice about prevention tactics and how older people could best respond to an unusual caller. Isolated older people will be particularly targeted for this service with advice sessions being given mainly to small groups of older people and through community groups.

Amount: £43,742
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

CSV 15 Apr 2009

This organisation will set up a new sustainability initiative, creating a website for schools and their communities in the highlands to share experiences. The website will focus on eco projects, learning new ways to live sustainably, preserving energy and actioning change. The grant will be used to pay for website design, event staff costs, catering and volunteer expenses.

Amount: £5,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Puzzle Island: 'play your own way' 30 May 2007

Puzzle Island will be a mobile play experience adaptable to any outdoor space and will be flexible to meet the needs of the children and adults playing. A range technologies, such as GPS, solar panels, Meccano, crafts and photography, will be used to create an imaginative adventure game featuring challenges and problem-solving elements tailored to the interests of the children involved.

Amount: £249,952
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

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

Young Voices (Volunteering Opportunities in Community Environments) 11 Oct 2006

Young Voices is a three year project that will develop and deliver a creative and engaging programme of volunteering opportunities for young people to enable them to build skills and confidence in a key community environment, that of their local library. CSV will work in partnership with Halton, Manchester, and Oldham Library Services to develop this project.

Amount: £125,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. 30 May 2013

This is a new project developed through consultation from a previous project delivered by CSV based in Ipswich, which aims to provide vulnerable and disadvantaged families considered 'at risk' with support that will promote positive relationships and stable family structure through learning together and regular and consistent mentoring by volunteers.

Amount: £325,599
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Older Volunteering with CSV RSVP Coventry -Small Actions, Big Ideas 19 Sep 2012

This continuation project will enable Community Service Volunteers to reduce the isolation of older people, particularly those in Asian communities, and improve their physical and mental health by empowering them to devise, set up and take part in activities as volunteers and organisers. Volunteers will be supported to run activities in their local community, such as gardening, healthy walking groups, knitting and IT training.

Amount: £288,014
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Coventry District

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting.

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

Grease Lightening 06 Dec 2010

This project will raise awareness of recycling in Birmingham with a community recycling project turning waste cooking oil into an inexpensive zero carbon biofuel for the community groups involved to use. The project will work with domestic users, schools, community organisations, fast food shops and restaurants.

Amount: £289,764
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Reaching Out: Active Ageing through Volunteering in Manchester 15 Jul 2010

This project will train and equip older people to act as volunteers to lead local activities for their peers in Manchester. Volunteers will choose to partake in three areas; active body activities, active mind activities and intergenerational activities. An example of an active body group could be walking groups, six to be established where volunteers are trained as walk leaders and first aiders.

Amount: £247,181
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Essex Supported Volunteering Project 12 Oct 2011

CSV will use their grant to expand their 'Essex Supported Volunteering Project' which provides volunteer mentor support to disabled people to help them build their confidence and take part in social activities and integrate into social groups as well as help them use community facilities and to take up voluntary work.

Amount: £293,803
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

CSV Play Rangers 13 Dec 2012

CSV in Bristol will expand its service to engage, train and support families and volunteers from the local community in the delivery of safe outdoor play events and activities for disadvantaged children with little access to play spaces. This will include working with local and city wide organisations including Bristol City Council, Hartcliffe and Withywood community partnerships, local schools, youth clubs and residents associations.

Amount: £251,458
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Help at Hand 13 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £343,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Music, Media and Mayhem! 28 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £5,610
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters