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Protect Your Selfie: Keeping Safe Online 20 Jan 2016

The group will use the funding to train young people with learning disabilities to deliver IT safety workshops. This will increase confidence and skills for beneficiaries, and will impart knowledge and awareness needed to fully utilise a wide range of IT services.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Eastside Community Heritage
Region: London
District: Redbridge London Boro

Baxendens 'Room to Grow' 01 Apr 2015

Project Summary : This organisation will use the funding to create an allotment on the school site that will be used during and after school, for activities with parents, and by other children's groups in the area. This will increase understanding of the relationship between nutrition and health and help to improve parent-child interaction.

Senior Safe & Social 23 Mar 2016

Following an 18 month successful pilot, the project will be rolled out to ten further locations to reduce loneliness and social isolation for older people living in and around Harlow. Through social hubs, a range of activities will be offered including lunch clubs neighbourhood support, friendship groups, days out, tea and chat groups. In addition twice per year additional events will focus on safety information and advice on how to remain independent within the home environment.

Amount: £183,313
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rainbow Services (Harlow)
Region: East of England
District: Harlow District

Up Up and Away 12 Aug 2015

The organisation will use the funding to purchase and install outdoor fitness equipment to the school grounds. This will improve the facilities of the school to help aid the physical development of children and encourage them to become more active.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Arundale Primary School
Region: North West
District: Tameside District

DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) 20 Jan 2016

The group will use the funding to provide activities and workshops to isolated disadvantaged beneficiaries to build confidence and self esteem through working together to increase their skills. This will provide beneficiaries with the opportunity to reduce isolation and broaden their experiences.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BPSF
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Community Activator Scheme (CAS) 13 Jan 2016

This project is a development of a pilot to provide sporting and development activities for young people and will deliver this alongside volunteering and learning opportunities for local adults. They aim to engage young people in positive activities that involve older people in volunteering and bring communities together.

Childcare Plus (CP+) 18 May 2015

The project will support unemployed and under-skilled women predominately of Bangladeshi and Somali origin in the borough of Tower Hamlets, London. The service will offer 500 economically inactive and unemployed women an integrated programme of personal development, employability and vocational training.

Amount: £353,788
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Limehouse Project Ltd
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Stockwell Festival 13 Oct 2016

This project will use the funding to host “The Stockwell Festival” bringing members of a culturally diverse community together to promote trust and understanding. The festival will showcase highly diverse local artists and acts, providing an opportunity for individuals and voluntary and community groups to run stalls, exhibitions and activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Stockwell Partnership Limited
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Totally Socially 02 Nov 2016

This project will bring local people together to identify common community challenges and provide the support to enable them to create new enterprises, initiatives and events which will provide solutions to local needs and issues. This will build the skills, confidence and abilities of local people and increase engagement, enterprise and resilience; enabling people to work collaboratively for the benefit of the wider community.

Time 4 Us 25 Sep 2015

The project will support young adult carers making the transition from school into adulthood and further education, work or training. The scheme will help young carers to balance and manage their caring responsibilities whilst focusing on their own changing needs and future life as they become young adults and include interactive assessment training, to career advice, including CVs, job, college and university applications, and advice on leaving home and legal entitlements.

Amount: £434,576
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carers Support Service
Region: West Midlands
District: Rugby District

Health & Wellbeing Berry Hill 22 Jul 2015

The group will use the funding to run health and wellbeing activities for hard to reach children in the community who do not engage in mainstream provision. This will provide activities in the community that have been designed to overcome health and wellbeing issues.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Lakers School
Region: South West
District: Forest of Dean District

Gateway Project 04 Jun 2015

This project will focus on local neighbourhoods who are struggling to access training and employment opportunities for a variety of practical reasons such as lack of crèche facilities, health problems, lack of basic skills, language barriers and lack of confidence. It will encourage and support project participants in gaining the practical skills and knowledge they need to access other courses, employment or services, and the confidence and experience to use them.

WGI Stage 2 22 Mar 2016

The three key aspects to the project are as follows: to increase the range of specialist support services delivered through their women only community hub; to fulfil an identified need for the provision of additional refuge space and emergency accommodation; to train beneficiaries as peer mentors through the provision of emotional and practical support, including providing temporary accommodation to women in crisis in their own homes.

Saturday opening - pilot project 24 Aug 2016

The organisation will run a pilot scheme which includes opening their services for additional hours on a Saturday. This will mean that local people with MS will have access to flexible and additional services and support at weekends.

Fitness Rules! 28 Oct 2015

The organisation will use the funding to develop a physical fitness area within school grounds. This will enable the organisation to encourage children to participate in physical activities instead of being homebound and IT dependent. The project will also engage parents, with an aim to educate and enable them to understand the benefits outdoor activities can have and the importance of having a fit and healthy lifestyle.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Ellenbrook Community Primary School
Region: North West
District: Salford District

Resolving Crisis in Gateshead 03 Mar 2016

Will assist and support those experiencing hardship crisis like housing and financial concerns. Will work with the individual to resolve housing issues by providing emergency accommodation and supporting clients into stable tenancies. Support will also be offered with benefits entitlements, managing money and developing financial capability skills and communicating with debtors as well as foodbank provision to address initial crisis before addressing long term problems.

Amount: £499,261
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Oasis Aquila Housing Ltd
Region: North East
District: Gateshead District

Bradford Stepping Stones Programme 29 Oct 2015

The funding will be used to develop a social impact bond model for children with complex learning disabilities who are at risk of family placement breakdown. This will include early, individualised support and a more effective, family-focused service that can reduce the costs associated with out-of-area provision and input from a range of specialist services. The grant will be used for technical support and a detailed feasibility study. The Council will act as lead commissioner.

More than a Language’ 24 Mar 2017

The project aims to tackle social and economic isolation by providing people with life changing language skills. Activities are delivered by volunteers who are matched to a learner who lives locally. This will create new relationships between people from different nationalities and cultures as language is only part of the solution to a more harmonious society, and that the learning experience works both ways.

Amount: £344,229
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SAVTE
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Sheffield District

Next Steps 30 Nov 2016

This group will bring together the knowledge and skills of voluntary agencies and relevant statutory partners to support three groups of vulnerable, isolated young people at critical transition points in life. The project will support young carers, young care leavers and young people leaving youth offending institutions by ensuring that they have better access to training and development to improve the skills they need to live independently or to re-integrate into family life, and pursue education and work.

Amount: £499,945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: No Limits (South)
Region: South Central
District: City of Southampton

Building Womens' Resilience 04 Apr 2016

A project to support disadvantaged black, minority and ethnic women. The scheme will include crisis support,intervention and advocacy, a daily drop-in, telephone or email advice service to provide support on domestic violence, debt, fuel poverty, physical/mental health, housing and abuse. The scheme will also include employment, education and vocational accredited skills training. The project will support 1,250 women.

Amount: £469,498
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: West Hampstead Women's Centre
Region: London
District: Camden London Boro