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- Earliest award date
- 25 Sep 1997
- Latest award date
- 06 Aug 2019
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Breaking New Ground – Short Breaks & Respitality 25 Jun 2017
This group will expand on an existing pilot ('Wee Breaks Midlothian'), providing short breaks and other respite opportunities to carers in Edinburgh and the Lothians. It will establish a 'Short Breaks and Respitality Hub', which will be an online resource accessible to carers, professionals and projects supporting carers in the Lothians. It will work with around 3,000 people over five years.
Creative Express 08 Nov 2017
This group will deliver a 40 week programme of creative arts sessions for young people. This will support health and wellbeing by creating a safe space where small groups of young people can express their thoughts and feelings through the use of various mediums.
The Open Arms Project 14 Dec 2017
This group will use its three year grant to deliver their 'Open Arms' project. The project will provide outreach to engage with 950 vulnerable minority ethnic women in Edinburgh who are experiencing isolation and face multiple barriers to full participation in social and civic life. This will help the women involved to address mental health issues and also develop confidence, skills and friendships, building their independence.
Westerhaven Cancer Support Service 23 May 2017
This funding will be used to continue the groups support project for people with a diagnosis of cancer or other life limiting illness, and their families. The project provides practical, emotional and social support, complementary therapies and a befriending service. Those with a diagnosis, undergoing treatment, in recovery, or receiving palliative care will have access to 8 or 16 specialist counselling sessions.
Taking Care of Ourselves 30 Jan 2018
This charity addresses local health inequalities in south west Edinburgh through various packages of support. The funding will allow the group to launch 10 new mental health support groups.
Magdalene summer holiday provison 23 May 2017
This funding will be used by the centre to deliver activities for young people and families including day trips, a summer holiday club and a 3 day residential weekend.
Polish Ethnic Minority Peer Support 04 Dec 2017
This group will roll out a peer support service for Polish people living in Edinburgh after a successful 6 month pilot. The grant will fund a peer support co-ordinator to match individuals needing support to volunteers who have experienced similar circumstances and issues.
This group work with South Asian (Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi) women and their families living in Edinburgh. The funding will be used to focus on female carers of children and young people with special needs, as well as people with long-term health conditions - many of whom are hidden for a variety of reasons. NKS will provide one to one support to help in managing the caring role and to access services. They will also organise a programme of activities and establish a carers forum.
Grant to Poppyscotland 21 Nov 2017
Grant funding of the Armed Services Advice Project which provides information, advice and support to members of the Armed Forces community throughout Scotland.
This group will use funding to ensure victims of domestic abuse, particularly those at high risk of serious harm or murder, receive effective and timely support making individuals and families safer sooner. This will be achieved through research and analysis of current practices, and in-depth consultation with survivors and practitioners. This work will also create an evidence base and thematic reports for policy and practice at national and local level therefore improving daily practice.
Pilrig Bowling Club - Refurbishment 04 Dec 2017
This group based in Pilrig will refurbish the toilets in their bowling club to provide updated facilities for members and the wider community.
This group will provide a drop in hub in Edinburgh for people who have experience of, or are at risk of, homelessness. The project will benefit those people experiencing isolation and loneliness and will better prepare them for maintaining their own tenancy. It will do this through a range of activities including cooking on a budget, tenancy skills, decorating your home, budgeting, confidence building and recreational activities.
Festival City Volunteers 30 Oct 2017
This project will work with Edinburgh's festivals to provide volunteering opportunities for a diverse range of people who live in the city. It will work in partnership with Volunteer Edinburgh and a range of third sector support organisations, along the way improving people's confidence and skills.