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Friends at Home 17 Jul 2018

This group will continue and expand their current befriending service which supports isolated and vulnerable individuals in local communities. They will also increase the types of volunteer services they offer. The focus of the service provision is and will be to support clients and/or their carers with home visiting, telephone calls, respite opportunities, shopping and social outings.

Amount: £67,724
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: East & Central Sutherland Community C...
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Seaboard Community Polytunnel Group 15 May 2018

This group, based in Tain, will erect a polytunnel within the Seaboard Community, giving local people the opportunity to take part in gardening activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Seaboard Community Polytunnel Group
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Community Fun Weekend 19 Jun 2018

This group will run their fun weekend in Melness for the sixth year in a row. The funding will allow them to buy some of the items they would usually hire in order to make the event more sustainable in the long term.

Amount: £3,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kyle of Tongue Community Fun Weekend
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Grant to Gairloch & District Heritage Company 16 Jun 2017

Display cases within redeveloped Gairloch Heritage Museum

Amount: £40,000
Funder: Wolfson Foundation
Recipient: Gairloch & District Heritage Company
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Towards new aviaries 26 Jul 2006

Towards new aviaries

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Cantraybridge Trust
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Grant to Scottish Crofting Federation 16 Jun 2009

Towards the crofting resources programme.

Amount: £45,000
Funder: Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Recipient: Scottish Crofting Federation
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Towards providing new courses for young carers 26 Oct 2005

Towards providing new courses for young carers

Amount: £2,000
Funder: The Dulverton Trust
Recipient: Camp and Trek
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Grant awarded to Active Abriachan (North Scotland) 26 Feb 2002

To employ an artist and provide a meeting place for young people in a remote Scottish community.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Active Abriachan
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Tomorrow's Tutors 01 Jun 2016

The Tomorrow’s Tutors project will be delivered by Lairg Learning Centre and will seek to embed digital across their varied class timetable by training tutors in all subject areas in how digital can enhance their learning offer – be that gardening, patchwork, cake baking, or basic literacy. Improving tutor skills will then allow them to support learners in digital at their point of passion. The aim is to develop tutor understanding of digital inclusion, and to look at key basic digital skills and how to embed them. They will offer a series of four workshops for tutors, enthusing them about how digital can enhance their teaching, encouraging each tutor to explore the wide range of online opportunities and create a basic resource for learners to enhance their engagement with their learning. They will also support tutors in enhancing their own digital skills and create peer sharing opportunities.

IT Catch-UP!! 01 Jun 2016

This project will enhance computer skills for a range of participants on their older adults programmes, and for those who attend support provision for the unemployed. Specific hooks (searching recipies, crafts etc) will be found for older people to help open up the possibilities of being online. A partnership is in place with the local CAB office for those who are unemployed or on ESA and who don't traditionally engage in training or with agencies. By helping these individuals work through their benefit claims or claimant commitments the project will open the door to greater exploration online and support this group to improve their digital skills. This project will see staff time being invested to embed IT ideas into courses already running for older adults, and for those needing to access IT. An additional staff member, who will report to the Activities Co-ordinator, who will report into the will be recruited to work a couple of days a week. All project delivery will be in Thurso.

Digital Rural Challenge 01 Aug 2018

We would like you to help fund the salary of a newly created post specific to this project which will be "Digital Rural Outreach Project" for a period of 12 months. The post will have a specific remit to improve the economic prospects of individuals with any form of housing support need in the Highlands and generate a sustainable digital legacy beyond the end of the funding period. The project will be led by Libertie Project in partnership with: - support with engagement/reach from Highland Housing Register (all of social housing organisations in Highlands) - support needs/learning delivery from Good Things Foundation/Learn My Way courses/City & Guilds Online Basics - support length and style of delivery with grass roots community/peer-led groups including tenant participation groups in rural areas The project will be supported by a clear marketing and promotion campaign, followed by a series of introductory sessions and a combination of learning activities which will include 1:1 support, small groups, regular community drop ins, job centre community hub sessions, embedded community activities, attendance at community events, peer training, workplace training for support workers and a conference in North Highlands with a specific focus on improving economic prospects for rural tenants by getting online. The main focus for learning will be led by the individuals themselves but would typically include: -Basic Online Skills -Getting Confident With Your Digital Devices -Getting Online -Staying Safe Online -How to Access Online/Mobile Banking -How to Save £800 per year by Swapping Household Bill Providers -Peer Digital Champion Training -Universal Credit/Job Searching Essentials -Budgeting Essentials and Money Saving Tips -How to...User Led Problem Solving Sessions The project will be delivered by a Digital Rural Outreach Worker, Peer Digital champions with shared lived experiences as the beneficiaries and be supported by Chief Executive of Libertie Project

Inverness Refurbishment 25 Nov 2015

To undertake refurbishment work to ensure appropriate support to a number of individuals with neurological conditions. To ensure full implementation of sensory space and furniture to promote holistic, practical and development support to individuals and carers.

Amount: £6,400
Funder: R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Recipient: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

ACA Development Project 14 Jul 2015

This group will use the funding to upgrade their current website in order to allow more volunteer input, and to keep the site fresh and current.

Amount: £3,542
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alness Community Association Limited
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Duke Of Edinburgh Tent Project 01 Dec 2015

This school will use the funding to provide opportunities for pupils to develop new skills through participation in the Duke of Edinburgh expedition award section. The school will purchase tents to ensure DofE activity is sustained and opportunities to participate at a higher award level are available.

Amount: £600
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Invergordon Academy
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

HIGHLAND DISABILITY SPORT - STEP-UP TO SPORT FESTIVAL 10 Aug 2016

This group provide sports for those with a disability or additional needs. The project will celebrate culture by hosting 5 events that will promote different sports within Inverness.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Highland Disability Sport
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Refurbishment of Scourie Village Hall 23 Feb 2016

This group will use the funding for a new lavatory facility.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Scourie Community Hall Association
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Equipping Reiss & Killimster Hall 01 Dec 2015

This grant will be used for furniture and kitchen equipment for the newly refurbished village hall.

Amount: £5,672
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Reiss and Killimster Village Hall SCIO
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Aspire 2 Be - Young Person Led Social Enterprise 25 Jan 2016

This group will use the funding to deliver a project engaging 16-25 year olds with mental health issues in the development of a social enterprise programme.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Birchwood Highland
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Interactive Schools 14 Jun 2016

This funding will be used to expand the group’s existing school drop in service which provides lunchtime support to young carers who may live in more rural areas and are unable to access drop in sessions within the group’s premises (Tykes Centre). The project will enable support to be provided in an additional six schools within the area.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tykes
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Day1 Mentoring Program - Discovering Highland Youth's Potential 29 Nov 2016

Day1 Mentoring Program - Discovering Highland Youth's Potential

Amount: £9,360
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Day1 Mentoring
Region: Scotland
District: Highland