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Sheffield TimeBank 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to promote the Sheffield TimeBank voluntary skills exchange platform across the area to attract participants, as well to deliver outreach workshops specifically targeting disadvantaged communities and BME groups. This will improve community cohesion and combat local issues, including isolation and loneliness of residents, low skills, low rates of volunteering and poor community engagement.

Family Activity Hub! 27 Jan 2016

The group will use funding to deliver a series of individual football, swimming and gym sessions, for young children, mothers, girls and older siblings. This will encourage beneficiaries to participate in physical activities and make healthy lifestyle choices, with the aim of reducing obesity and health inequalities in the area.

Active SHEDS 02 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver health based sessions, including dance workshops, for young people with Downs Syndrome. This will encourage beneficiaries to participate in fun, physical activities, with the aim of reducing obesity and provide the public with advice and information regarding the condition.

Amount: £5,824
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SHEDS
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Sheffield Smashers Boccia Club 13 Jan 2016

The organisation will use the funding to promote and expand their weekly boccia sessions, and enable more people with disabilities and their families to benefit from the clubs’ activities. This will encourage beneficiaries to become more active, and introduce them to other activities and social circles to improve their wellbeing.

Wincobank Champions 29 Jun 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of exercise and crafts activities at various local community venues. This will provide opportunities for people facing life barriers to socially interact and be more active.

Fit For Lifestyle 11 Jan 2017

This project is the delivery of a series of activities, including exercise and trips, for older people in the community. This will encourage older people out of their homes to participate in physical activities, with the aim of reducing social isolation and promoting wellbeing.

Parsons Developmant 23 Nov 2016

The organisation will purchase a boxing ring and host fitness sessions for the local community, in particularly younger people. This will improve fitness levels and provide a diversionary activity to antisocial behaviour.

Activate 14 Sep 2016

This project will deliver a range of health and wellbeing activities for east African women aged over 50, many of whom are refugees. This will encourage them to become more active, improve their health, re-engage with the local community and reduce social isolation.

LIFE IS THE NAME OF THE GAME - Motivational Course. 17 Aug 2016

The organisation will use funding to deliver a series of health and wellbeing activities, for people with conditions including dementia and those with illness or experiencing trauma. This will encourage beneficiaries to meet people and socialise, with the aim of reducing isolation and high BMI rates, and promoting wellbeing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Valley React
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Side by Side Outreach and Refugee Theatre 22 Apr 2015

The group will use funding to deliver drama and craft workshops, culminating in a live performance, for refugees, asylum seekers and homeless people. This will provide beneficiaries with the opportunity to work together and make new friends, whilst gaining an understanding of each other, with the aim of reducing the isolation experienced by participants.

Open Kitchen Social Club 10 Jun 2015

The group will use the funding to hold a weekly lunch club and meeting place for local asylum seekers, refuges and homeless people. They will have access to a kitchen for cookery sessions and support with language and IT skills. This will provide users with access to hot food, shelter, skill building opportunities and support with accessing local services.

Mummy Power 30 Nov 2016

This project is the delivery of kickboxing and nutritional advice sessions for local mothers and their children. This will encourage them to become more active which will reduce obesity and improve their overall health and wellbeing.

Amount: £8,790
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mummy Power
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Community Clicks 13 Jul 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a programme of holiday activities for children within the local community. This will provide fun and positive activities for children from different ethnic and disadvantaged backgrounds to help reduce instances of anti-social behaviour and improve community cohesion.

Dancing with Dementia 22 Feb 2017

The group will organise tea dances in partnership with local community groups for people with dementia. This will enable people with dementia to take part in activities to increase social interaction.

Health and Fitness Academy 08 Jul 2015

The organisation will use the funding to deliver weekly health and fitness sessions for local children and young people, as well as offering advice about healthy eating from a nutritionist. This will reduce obesity and improve the physical health and wellbeing of participants.

Ruby Interactive Garden Space 03 Feb 2016

The school will use the funding to transform its current outdoor area to ensure that it is accessible for young people with disabilities. This will provide a safe and secure outdoor sensory area.

Amount: £2,357
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ruby Lodge
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Darnall Allotment Project 17 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to provide free social activities for local residents. This will enable the organisation to engage people in a project that, working with the environment, seeks to reduce isolation and improve health through ‘grow, cook and eat’ experiences.

Fit for Life 01 Mar 2017

The school will install all weather surfacing which will provide an area for physical activity sessions. This will help to reduce obesity and health inequalities.

Brushes Active Kids 01 Jul 2015

The group will use the funding to offer a variety of health, fitness and positive activities for local children and young people. This will encourage them to take part in healthy activities and divert them from negative behaviours.

A4A - Light Space Collective 02 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to establish and deliver group sessions, one to one advice and mentoring sessions for women who are unemployed or economically disadvantaged. This will help them identify skills and develop their own social enterprise ideas, reducing rates of unemployment and empowering people to start their own businesses or social enterprises.