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Award Year:
1998

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Grant awarded to North Northumberland Day Hospice Group (Northumberland) 12 May 1998

To fund the setting up of the North Northumberland Day Hospice in Alnwick.

Grant awarded to Tees Valley Counselling Trust (Tees Valley) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the cost of establishing a counselling service, run by disabled people for disabled people, people with chronic illnesses and their carers - provided at no/low cost to the client.

Amount: £19,302
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Tees Valley Counselling Trust
Region: North East
District: Stockton-on-Tees

Grant awarded to Prism Arts (North West) 14 Apr 1998

Towards the core costs of an organisation promoting and supporting disabled peoples' access to creative arts activities, in Cumbria.

Amount: £15,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Prism Arts
Region: North West
District: Carlisle District

Grant awarded to Special Needs Activities and Play Provision for York (Yorkshire) 14 Apr 1998

To establish a programme of life skills and work experience for young (19-25) adults with disabilities.

Grant awarded to Dementia Care Partnership (Tyne & Wear) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the cost of establishing a respite and day care centre for people with early onset dementia, in Newcastle.

Grant awarded to Project Ability (South Scotland) 07 Apr 1998

To engage an artist-in-residence for six months to introduce 20 people with severe physical disabilities to the use of computer technology as a vehicle for communication and artistic expression, in Glasgow.

Amount: £5,700
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Project Ability
Region: Scotland
District: Glasgow City

Grant awarded to Little Sisters of the Poor - Newcastle (Tyne & Wear) 28 Apr 1998

Funding to provide hoist lifts, special beds and reclining chairs for older people.

Grant awarded to Northumberland Wildlife Trust (Northumberland) 09 Jun 1998

To increase access for people with a range of disabilities to nature reserves in Northumberland.

Grant awarded to United Response (Yorkshire) 13 Oct 1998

Towards the refurbishment of two self-contained flats for young people with learning and physical disabilities.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: United Response
Region: London
District: Merton London Boro

Grant awarded to The Blind Society for North Tyneside (Tyne & Wear) 14 Apr 1998

To fund the employment of a training support assistant to work in the information technology centre.

Grant awarded to Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia (South Scotland) 11 Aug 1998

To employ a welfare benefits advisor to assist people with dementia and their carers.

Grant awarded to Myasthenia Gravis Association (North East) 18 May 1998

To distribute regular information newsletters to members and to establish a new support group in Northumberland.

Amount: £2,150
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Myasthenia Gravis Association
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to West Yorkshire Playhouse (Yorkshire) 30 Apr 1998

To fund 'Time-Out' - a programme of arts activities for adults with special needs and their carers.

Grant awarded to Royal National Institute for the Blind (North East) 12 May 1998

To appoint an access officer for the North of England to advise on making buildings accessible to people with visual impairment.

Grant awarded to Workable (North East) 12 May 1998

To establish a scheme in the North East that will focus on the needs of disabled graduates and undergraduates looking for work experience.

Amount: £60,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Workable
Region: London
District: City of Westminster London Boro

Grant awarded to Cleveland Disability Forum (Tees Valley) 09 Jun 1998

Towards the core costs of the organisation.

Amount: £85,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Cleveland Disability Forum
Region: North East
District: Middlesbrough

Grant awarded to Carers Support Derwentside (Durham) 14 Apr 1998

To fund a project providing respite support to carers.

Amount: £79,287
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Carers Support Derwentside
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant awarded to Association for Mentally Infirm and Elderly (North West) 11 Aug 1998

To continue providing a disability helpline and to train volunteers for a new resource centre.

Grant awarded to Playplus (South Scotland) 02 Jun 1998

Towards a youth theatre project for young disabled people, in Stirling.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Playplus