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Cowshed milk bar & internet cafe 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to purchase IT equipment and deliver focussed sessional workshops over a period of 40 weeks in a safe and comfortable environment. This will enable young people to have better chances in life through increased access to IT equipment, focused sessional support work to assist with CV writing and help with searching for jobs online to improve the individual’s employability.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aspire Community Action Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Survivors 4 Survivors 12 Aug 2015

The organisation will use the funding to improve their services and deliver sessions including basic IT skills, social media skills and budgeting, and provide mentoring support for BME women survivors and victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. This will also educate beneficiaries on the British Law against abuse; encourage more women to access help, provide information on support services and activities to improve their wellbeing, and empower them to move forward with their lives.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Justice 4 Abused Women Survivors
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

New Bury Pick 'n' Mix 14 Sep 2016

The project will use the funding for materials and equipment to create a food bank in the community building and run craft, health and wellbeing sessions. This will enable the organisation to provide essential support for residents in poverty and provide alternative solutions to address their health and mental wellbeing issues.

Amount: £9,377
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: New Bury Vision Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Community Cafe 08 Feb 2017

The funding will be used by a voluntary and community organisation to refurbish the current catering facilities at their community tennis club. This will bring it up to required health and safety standards to provide a facility for community activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lostock Tennis Club
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Phoenix Nights Knees Up 08 Apr 2015

The organisation will use the funding to expand their current programme of meeting and activities for people living with dementia and their carers. This will provide respite and peer support to carers and reduce social isolation.

Amount: £9,910
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Friends of Farnworth Memory Cafe
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

DGC Community Development Project 11 Nov 2015

The organisation will use the funding to install access to the first floor of the building for people with disability and appropriate toilet facilities. This will ensure that people with disabilities can access all areas and activities taking place in the building helping them to retain their involvement in the community.

Cedar Avenue Village Green Fete (AND COMMUNITY CONSULTATION) 11 Nov 2015

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a community fete on a local playing field and village green. This will enable the group to celebrate the site and use the fete to carry out community outreach inviting local residents to discuss their views and opinions about how best to use the green and the group itself to meet local needs and encourage wider community cohesion.

Purple Plus: Sharing and Developing Activities Project 27 Jan 2016

They will sustain and develop an existing weekly knit and natter group for increasing numbers of older people, establish a new knit and natter group, in the culturally diverse Halliwell area of Bolton, and provide a new intergenerational craft club through collaboration with a local school. This will enable the organisation to provide additional social activities that will alleviate concerns regarding loneliness and social isolation, promote mental and physical wellbeing for older people.

Amount: £9,170
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Precious Gems
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Change Champions 06 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to recruit a small group of 8-10 volunteers to discover more about change and innovation in health and social care and share what they have learned with the public to improve knowledge of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Devolution programme. This will build capacity for community engagement and help local people to understand and form opinions about service changes.

Amount: £7,490
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Healthwatch Bolton
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Bolton Arts Circle - Community Arts 25 Nov 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver a community arts project, targeting families and young people on low incomes. The project aims to raise the aspirations and confidence of people attending and also reduce isolation within the local community.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bolton Arts Circle
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Happy Hands, Smiley Faces 14 Oct 2015

The organisation will use the funding to provide specialist language skills development sessions to increase the communication and social skills of children with Downs Syndrome, their parents and siblings, and provide recreational activities enabling them to socialise with their peers.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bolton Smiley Faces
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Countryside 4 Communities 11 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to assist disabled people, and people from ethnic minorities and residents of the inner city estates to gain access and enjoy countryside recreation and assist them with applying to acquire their own allotments. This will enable the organisation to engage with people from diverse communities to participate in befriending events and through shared activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: HERA
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Relate to Me - What To Talk About? 11 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to run therapeutic and tactile activity workshops for sufferers of dementia and their families. This will offer accessible support with reminiscence and creative activities to improve communication and health and wellbeing of carers and people in the local community suffering from dementia.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Friends of Howfen
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Heartfelt Drama for all. 21 Oct 2015

The organisation will use the funding to purchase equipment for their drama group. This will enable the organisation to build their capacity to enable them to work with additional beneficiaries who will be encouraged to engage in drama workshops and performances which will act as a diversion from anti-social behaviour.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Sacred Heart Drama Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Sutton Estate Community Centre New Beginnings 21 Sep 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a range of activities for the local community including pottery, gardening skills and drama sessions. This will engage local people in positive activities to reduce social isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Enable-u2-do-it C.I.C.
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Life after Stroke 04 Nov 2015

The group will use funding to deliver a series of new activities, including yoga, fishing and outings, for younger people who have had a stroke and their families and carers. This will provide beneficiaries with positive activities and give them respite from their day to day lives, with the aim of promoting independent living and wellbeing and reducing isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bolton West Stroke Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

STEM Club 11 Jan 2017

The funding will be used to provide activity sessions based around science, technology, engineering and financial literacy to children with Autism, sensory processing disorders and additional needs. The project aims to increase their life chances by giving them the skills to access careers in science and technology, and to manage their own finances.

Amount: £9,240
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bolton Area Home Educators (BAHE)
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Grant to Befriending Refugees and Asylum Seekers 29 May 2014

BRASS supports asylum seekers and refugees to overcome barriers to their settlement. Funding will enable the recruitment training and development of new volunteers from their beneficiary group

Grant to Harmony Youth Project 29 Mar 2012

the salary and on costs of the part time Female Youth and Development Officer

Grant to Asian Elders Resource Centre 29 Mar 2011

the salary of the Centre Manager