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Happy Holidays 18 Jan 2017

The project will run weekly activities during the Summer holidays to support disadvantaged young people and reduce their social isolation. Young people will be able to access volunteering and training opportunities to help deliver activities, which include camping, visiting an activities festival, and healthy eating sessions.

The Trackers project 08 Feb 2017

The school will run a range of health and wellbeing sessions including boxercise, yoga, gymnastics and football for students and their families. They will also offer leadership awards to encourage students to make healthy lifestyle choices and develop their confidence.

Amount: £9,782
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Excelsior Academy
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District

All together now: dementia-friendly activities in Jesmond 25 Jan 2017

The project will deliver a dementia friendly programme of activities at Jesmond Pool including dance, choir and table tennis to help improve the physical and mental wellbeing of people with dementia, their families and carers. They will evaluate the project to help improve future programmes.

Addressing Youth Homelessness 07 Dec 2016

The project will refurbish their office, develop their website, put in place financial and HR policies and procedures and develop a business plan. This will help ensure their future sustainability to deliver services for young people and young homeless people in the north east.

Ways to Wellness - a new approach to Long Term Conditions in Newcastle 17 Jun 2015

This six month development grant will allow Ways to Wellness Limited (W2W) to obtain technical support to launch a seven yea social impact bond (SIB) with Newcastle West Clinical Commissioning Group. This will provide improved social prescribing to 5,000 patients with long term conditions per year in North East England. W2W aim to develop strategies to attract investors, financial measures and legal arrangements for service, support and marketing arrangements to deliver the SIB.

Improving performance for the North East Goalball Club 03 Feb 2016

The organisation will use the funding to provide specialist coaching training sessions and support for members of the club who are blind or partially sighted. This will allow them to access physical activities using the sport of Goalball, develop their navigation and mobility skills, aid their independence and physical wellbeing.

The Action Learning Project 09 Nov 2015

This development grant will allow the group to build their capacity in a number of ways. This includes capturing learning from purpose built cohousing developments and exploring how it could be applied to existing communities. The group will also engage with people in the community to shape the design of projects. The long term aim of the proposed project is to increase the provision of senior cohousing.

Amount: £41,800
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: UK Cohousing Network
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District

Shieldfield Environmental task force 20 May 2015

The organisation will use the funding to develop an environmental tasks force involving residents, students and school children to help improve the Shieldfield estate with support from Groundwork STAN. This will provide volunteering opportunities, bringing residents together and supporting them to make changes and address environmental concerns including fly-tipping, litter, graffiti and run down public spaces.

Amount: £9,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Your Back Yard CIC
Region: North East
District: Newcastle upon Tyne District

'Family play and learn' 26 Aug 2015

The group will use the funding to deliver weekly Saturday sessions including English language for children, a support group for parents involving citizenship and cultural expectations in the UK for local refugee families. This will aid integration into their new communities and improve children’s educational attainment.

Connect for Enterprise 30 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to run an ‘enterprise connect group’ and training workshops for members of the local BAME community. This will provide a business network for beneficiaries, develop their entrepreneurial and business skills and empower them to set up their own social enterprises and improve their employment opportunities.

Grant to Riverside Community Health Project 21 Feb 2018

To undertake a feasibility study, options appraisal and to develop architectural drawings to RIBA Stage 1 for a building extension.

Grant to Millin Centre 28 Jun 2013

The Millin Centre operates as a community hub located as it is in the heart of Newcastle where the BME, but principally Asian families live, offering a host of services and activities designed especially for that community.

Grant to Disability North 17 Mar 2010

the salary and one costs of an Information Advice Officer

Grant to Northeast Special Needs Network 28 Feb 2013

supporting disabled children and their families to access appropriate help and support to address their needs across the North East of England.

Grant to The Angelou Centre 17 Dec 2010

the salary of the Domestic Violence Support Worker, childcare, travel and management costs

Grant to Scotswood Natural Community Garden 16 Mar 2016

The charity aim is to use gardening and horticulture to up skill disadvantaged people. the grant will pay towards the salaries of the Garden Officer, Mental Health Recovery Worker and a proportion of the Director's salary.

Grant to Northern Learning Trust 10 Sep 2014

provides support guidance & advice via trained volunteer mentors to enable offenders re-integrate back in to the community following release from prison following a sentence of 12m or less

Grant to Action Foundation 28 Aug 2013

The Action Foundation works across Tyneside supporting destitute Asylum seekers and socially isolated and vulnerable older people.