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Results

Grant awarded to Newcastle VIP Benefits Project (Tyne & Wear) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the core costs of a targeted take up campaign to ensure that visually impaired people are claiming, where eligible, Disability Living Allowance and/or Attendance Allowance.

Grant awarded to The Neurofibromatosis Association (Northern) 10 Mar 1998

Towards the costs of employing family support worker(s) to give specialist support and care to people with neurofibromatosis in Leeds and Newcastle.

Grant awarded to Multiple Sclerosis Society - Stanhope and Weardale Branch (Durham) 10 Mar 1998

To establish a multi-purpose centre for use as an office, information point, meeting place, and social and activities venue.

Grant awarded to The Motor Neurone Disease Association (Yorkshire) 10 Mar 1998

To purchase six lightwriter communication aids and three scanner units to add to the bank of equipment at the northern equipment loan depot in Bradford.

Grant awarded to Friends for Young Deaf People (North East) 09 Jun 1998

Towards the running of the North East embassy of young deaf volunteers.

Grant awarded to The Abbeyfield (Lakeland Extra Care) Society Ltd. (North West) 10 Mar 1998

Towards a programme of building and refurbishment for disabled residents at Hartland House in Cumbria.

Grant awarded to Castle Morpeth C A B (Northumberland) 12 May 1998

To fund a disability rights adviser(s) to work in the Castle Morpeth Borough area.

Amount: £101,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Castle Morpeth C A B
Region: North East
District: Northumberland

Grant awarded to Falkirk & District Association for Mental Health (South Scotland) 14 Apr 1998

Towards the continuing employment of a full-time link worker to enable people with mental health problems to access local community resources.

Amount: £7,463
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Falkirk & District Association for Me...
Region: Scotland
District: Falkirk

Grant awarded to Special Needs Play Forum (Tyne & Wear) 12 May 1998

Towards a summer playscheme for 30 children with special needs between the ages of 12 - 19 years, in Newcastle.

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 Newcastle Enterprises for the Deaf and Handicapped (Tyne & Wear) 30 Apr 1998

To purchase hand tools and non-reusable materials for a furniture restoration workshop employing people with hearing impairment and other disabilities.

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 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 People in Action (Leeds) (Yorkshire) 12 May 1998

To develop and support three new leisure groups for people with learning disabilities.

Grant awarded to Your Voice Counts (Tyne & Wear) 14 Apr 1998

Towards an advocacy service for adults with learning disabilities.

Amount: £84,557
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Your Voice Counts
Region: North East
District: Gateshead District

Grant awarded to The Learning Disabilities Federation (Tyne & Wear) 09 Jun 1998

To fund the post of the parent partnership project co-ordinator to offer independent advice, advocacy and support.

Grant awarded to Friends of Abbey Hill School (Tees Valley) 28 Apr 1998

Funding for the provision of sensory pathways, an outdoor classroom and NVQ accreditation.

Amount: £7,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Friends of Abbey Hill School
Region: North East
District: Stockton-on-Tees

Grant awarded to Workington Friendship Club (North West) 18 May 1998

Towards the core costs of a friendship club for 30 people with learning disabilities.

Amount: £1,000
Funder: Northern Rock Foundation
Recipient: Workington Friendship Club
Region: North West
District: Allerdale District