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Wild Leaders 17 Apr 2016

Wild Tots in Monmouthshire will use the grant to setup four new branches of their group in the Monmouthshire and Blaenau Gwent areas. This grant for £4,960 will part fund the production of a starter pack, courses, volunteer expenses, sessional worker fees, uniform, induction costs, and two fire pits.

Amount: £4,960
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Wild Tots
Region: Wales
District: Sir Fynwy - Monmouthshire

Kinson Summer Festival 2016 23 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to stage a summer festival with volunteer training for the community which has lacked development opportunities. This will promote positive perceptions of the area and bring beneficiaries together for volunteering and employment opportunities.

Amount: £3,180
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kinson Business Forum
Region: South West
District: Bournemouth

Health and Wellbeing Programme 13 Apr 2016

This organisation will use the funding to deliver a health and wellbeing programme for over 50s and vulnerable women including activities such as board games, light exercise sessions and healthy eating cooking classes.

Amount: £9,345
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: DLCC User Committee
Region: East of England
District: Luton

Chill Time 22 Jun 2016

The organisation will use the funding to deliver after school workshops for young people in the age group of 7-14 who have behavioural issues. This will expand the organisation's activities so they can reach more young people, enabling them to increase their skills, gain qualifications and improve employability.

Thrive Outreach 23 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver a series of awareness workshops that will support the needs of men living with the effects of HIV. This will challenge issues surrounding isolation and improve the wellbeing for people accessing the events.

Amount: £8,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Thrive Foundation
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Feast of the Dead 06 Apr 2016

This organisation will use the funding to run an international festival to commemorate the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This will include a programme of engagement workshops to learn more about 1066, provide food and entertainment as part a community festival to engage people from the local community, specifically those who are socially isolated including older people, those from the LGBT community and younger people.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Jane Packman Company
Region: South East Coast
District: Hastings District

Conflict Resolutions 16 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to run a programme for families in the community on conflict resolution. This will equip people with the support and knowledge to better handle conflict situations and reduce issues such as violence and bullying in the community.

Refurbishment of Upper Floor to improve Bridge Club premises 25 Jan 2016

This funding will be used to refurbish the Bridge Club’s premises which are in need of repair and updating.

Amount: £9,901
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kilmarnock/Portland Bridge Club
Region: Scotland
District: East Ayrshire

I.T Step Up 10 Feb 2016

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The organisation will use the funding to deliver basic and bespoke IT and internet awareness training to older women in the BAME community in the area. This will improve their ability to access employment and volunteering opportunities, and increase their ability to interact and communicate with younger members of their family and friends.

Amount: £9,996
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Saheli Women's Group
Region: North West
District: Oldham District

New Clubhouse 20 Apr 2016

The group will use funding to install a new wooden clubhouse for their bowls club. This will provide older members of the community with somewhere to socialise, encouraging out of their homes, with the aim of reducing isolation.

Leading Choices 16 Mar 2016

This organisation will use the funding to deliver two programmes of activities for vulnerable people affected by long term unemployment, additional physical support needs and multiple complex needs. The first will focus on sport and recreational physical activities and the second on key personal and employability skills and personal development. This will improve the employment prospects of the beneficiaries and help to improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Leading Choices
Region: East of England
District: Great Yarmouth District

Community Volunteer Hub 29 Mar 2016

This organisation will use the funding to work with local groups and residents to train and recruit volunteers. This will provide local residents with new skills and volunteer experience to support their employment prospects and also enhance the services of local community organisations.

Amount: £9,740
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Blenheim Crescent Baptist Church
Region: East of England
District: Luton

Cowshed milk bar & internet cafe 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to purchase IT equipment and deliver focussed sessional workshops over a period of 40 weeks in a safe and comfortable environment. This will enable young people to have better chances in life through increased access to IT equipment, focused sessional support work to assist with CV writing and help with searching for jobs online to improve the individual’s employability.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aspire Community Action Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Prism young people's befriending and mental health wellbeing service 23 Mar 2016

Prism young people's befriending and mental health wellbeing service

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Prism
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Growing Hillmorton 29 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to create a community garden on an unused area of the church site. This will improve the facilities available to groups that use the church, improving beneficiaries’ health and wellbeing.

Amount: £9,735
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Georges Church Rugby
Region: West Midlands
District: Rugby District

Enhancement 03 Aug 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver homework classes in Maths and English for Bangladeshi and Somali children and young people aged between 10 to 16 years. This will increase beneficiaries confidence and improve their future education attainment and employment prospects.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Redcoat Community Forum
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Exploring and Climbing Outdoor Play 31 Aug 2016

This is a project by a school in Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. The group will use the funding to improve their current play area which is currently unfit for purpose. This will enable children to partake in physical activity, which will improve health and help reduce childhood obesity.

A physically challenging play area for the children of Turvey. 16 Dec 2015

This school will use the funding to install a piece of play equipment on its grounds that will offer physically challenging and imaginative outdoor play. This will enable the school to support pupils’ physical and social development, particularly those with specific educational needs, ensuring that all pupils can have equal opportunities to play, learn and develop during and outside of school time.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Turvey Lower School
Region: East of England
District: Bedford

Light & Life Coaching - Peer Mentoring 14 Jan 2016

The organisation delivers life coaching, team building and cognitive behavioural therapy to improve mental wellbeing. They are using a £9,380 grant to train people in west and north Belfast to become peer mentors to those in their communities.

Amount: £9,280
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Light & Life Coaching CIC
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Stronger Communities - Family Support Centre 16 Dec 2015

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a range of services and activities such as parenting workshops, kids club and an advice line for Eastern European families. This will provide beneficiaries with the support required to settle in a new country, with the aim of reducing stress and isolation and promoting family wellbeing.