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2018
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50th Anniversary Conventicle Event 26 Mar 2018

This grant will fund a community event in Douglas, South Lanarkshire to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the disbandment of the Cameronian Regiment.

Pathways to Progress 27 Feb 2018

This organisation support people who have experienced or been affected by Childhood Sexual Abuse. This grant will fund the client support team who will work with people when they first contact the service. Through a person centred approach this team will work with survivors of childhood sexual abuse to develop a personal plan to help them improve their resilience, confidence and self-esteem.

Amount: £86,333
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Moira Anderson Foundation
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Cumbernauld Action for Care of the Elderly - Older People Active Lives 20 Mar 2018

This group will use the funding to continue delivery of their "Older People's Active Lives" project allowing older, lonely and isolated people in the wider Cumbernauld area to continue living in their own homes and providing a comprehensive range of activities to reduce isolation and promote heath. Activities will include arts and crafts, reminiscence workshops, recreational activities complemented by men’s sheds, monthly tea dances and scheduled trips and outings.

Going forward - Drop In Cafe Cumbernauld 26 Feb 2018

The grant will fund a drop in cafe providing social support to isolated and vulnerable adults in Cumbernauld. The project also provides a range of health promoting activities such as dance, board games and arts and crafts.

Amount: £5,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Drop in Cafe
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

The Transforming Lives Programme 27 Feb 2018

This organisation will use the funding to run two specific services towards a better quality of life for marginalised people living in North Lanarkshire. The first will continue to deliver health and wellbeing activities in areas of multiple deprivation within the region. The second strand will be a ‘Transforming Lives’ a Volunteer Support Programme which will provide a range of volunteering and training opportunities for individuals who are socially isolated.

Amount: £148,402
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Health and Wellness Hub
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Shining Stars reaching for the Stars 15 May 2018

No press summary is available in this release.

Amount: £43,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shining Stars ASN Theatre School
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Glenboig Hub Development Work 14 Jun 2018

This group provides a range of activities for people of all ages living in Glenboig and surrounding areas. The funding will allow them to redevelop and extend their existing venue and transform this into a Life Centre. This redevelopment and extension of the existing community centre will create a multi-purpose facility.

Amount: £836,308
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Glenboig Development Trust (SCIO)
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Life & Parkinsons 03 Oct 2018

No press summary is available in this release.

Shaping Our Future - Business Plan 12 Oct 2018

No press summary is available in this release.

Weekly Bridge Evenings for Senior Citizens 29 Oct 2018

This grant will fund hall hire costs for the weekly bridge club. The project provides social opportunities for the, mainly, elderly membership.

Amount: £576
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Kilsyth Bridge Club
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Carfin Community Club Childrens Activity Group 28 Aug 2018

No press summary is available in this release.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Carfin Community Club
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Participatory Budgeting and Community Event 28 Aug 2018

No press summary is available in this release.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: North Lanarkshire Council
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

LDC - Employment and Welfare Service 08 Aug 2018

This funding will enable this vital service to continue to support the Deaf Community. By encouraging the Deaf Community to access employment opportunities it in turn has a positive impact on their mental health. Some Deaf people can go for days without being able to communicate with anyone. The increase in the job club to two days encourages the Deaf population to move from the welfare system and into employment thus combating poverty. By increasing the service we are giving the Deaf community somewhere to go to chat in their own language. We are also planning to raise awareness with employers about Deaf awareness and how some of the the new technology being used is discriminating against not only Deaf people but people with other disabilities.

Family Learning Activities @ Viewpark Family Centre 18 Oct 2018

Our organisation is looking to offer additional Family Learning Activities to local parents/carers and children to meet an existing waiting list of available spaces. Our activities target local poverty and social issues and recognise that parenting is a struggle and that the stresses of parenting are heightened for those families coping with poverty. Our aim is to tackle these issues while addressing health and wellbeing topics. A fully inclusive service is available to all. Funding from the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund will allow us to offer additional:- Baby Discovery Sessions (ages 3 months to 12 months) additional 4 x 8 week blocks. Additional sessions to be offered from 3rd December 2018 to 30th September 2019. Sessions will introduce babies to a world of rich, varied sensory experiences in a creative and enjoyable environment to encourage learning and development. Activities are aimed at developing physical, social and emotional, language skills, co-ordination, awareness of the world, a love of music and the concentration so needed for further development. These sessions encourage positive interactions between parent and baby, as research confirms that early relationships play a critical role in babies' development. As well as contributing to better outcomes for the child it will help their cognitive development, future relationships built and their resilience to cope if life gets tough. Through these early experiences baby builds up a store of memories of being cared for – these memories will provide the building blocks for their future emotional health. For parents/carers these sessions will allow them to understand the importance of sensitive parenting to develop a loving, consistent and secure attachment with their children. This will also allow them to reduce any risk to the early parent-infant relationship i.e. by helping to prevent isolation, anxiety and low level depression. Also, this funding will help us to offer an additional:- Tweenies Group (age 1 to 2 years) additional 1 session per week. Additional session to be offered from 3rd December 2018 to 30th September 2019. Fully inclusive, Early Learning & Play, shared parenting skills and knowledge. Incorporating Play @ Home and Play, Talk Read sessions. Sessions provide activities and free play which allow adults to be more involved with their children's play and learning. Provides our children with an environment in which they are able to play independently with other children, while still having the security of their parent/carer close by. This can be a great help in building children's confidence. Allows children to experiment with independence, socialisation with peers, learn to share and make their first friendships. Provides parents/carers with an opportunity to play with their child, giving them their undivided attention, away from the distractions of home. It is also a way of meeting other parents/carers in similar circumstances and it can be reassuring to realise that there are other people going through the same experiences. For some parents/carers it can be their only social contact during the day and this group will provide a great support network. Lifelong friendships could be formed as many parents/carers do not have family support close by. We constantly evaluate our services through local needs surveys, questionnaires and focus groups. We are flexible, representative and responsive to our local community – not one size fits all. We are constantly approached to be proactive members of other local initiatives. We are one of the top 20 third sector organisations of importance operating within the field of children and families within the North Lanarkshire area. We have been offering services locally for 17+ years, and have a vital role within the area as a thriving third sector organisation. We are best placed within the local area to help tackle and prevent social inequalities. We are supported fully by the local community; an organisation that is complimentary to other statutory agencies locally. Our organisation offers local services that are available from birth to the elderly - Crucially meeting our local authority's priorities. This is evidenced through our engagement with families, children and volunteers - all from the local community. The feedback from services, and the support we provide to individuals has been positive and described as being fully inclusive, invaluable and much needed. Our specific client group are local parents/carers/families and children. Our organisation supports key transition periods in many of our children's lives. The direct/indirect benefit from our activities will allow us to continue with the increased support to parents allowing them to maximise their parenting skills, promote a sense of belonging, encourage and raise moral standards, taking a more active role in shaping Viewpark – thus improving economic opportunities and outcomes locally. This funding will allow a staff member to be fully trained to facilitate the Family Learning Activities. They will understand the early years, child development and the importance of attachment and early intervention. We are based within Viewpark Community Facility - Our geographical area covers North Lanarkshire Council, Ward 14 – Thorniewood. The defined data zones in Viewpark (S01011533/535/539/541/542/543/544) ordered by SIMD 2016, rank our area as having 4 out of a total of 7 data zones as having the most deprived (worst 10%) communities nationally – all 7 data zones are ranked overall as Decile 1 or 2.

HDA-18/73 01 Feb 2018

Towards the salary of the part-time Group/Facilitator, 10 hours, conditional upon confirmation being received that the person has been recruited.

Amount: £3,500
Funder: Corra Foundation
Recipient: Kilsyth Community Food Bank
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

HDA-18/120 29 Mar 2018

Towards the salary of the part-time Co-ordinator.

Coatbridge Community Festival 09 Jul 2018

This group will use the funding to deliver a one day community festival within Coatbridge town centre.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Coatbridge Community Forum
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Saturday Social 09 Jul 2018

This funding will be used to develop and deliver social and recreational activities for the community within the village of Gartcosh.

Amount: £3,780
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Friends of Gartcosh
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Fit and Fabulous - Taking it Up a Level 18 Dec 2018

This group will use the funding to purchase low impact outdoor exercise equipment to extend their existing social and fitness activities for older people and their families within the local community.

Amount: £9,722
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Dunrobin Gardens Social Club
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire

Grant to Shotts Family Learning Centre 19 Nov 2018

We want to extend our current Play on Pedal family sessions and need to purchase bikes.

Amount: £4,791
Funder: Co-operative Group
Recipient: Shotts Family Learning Centre
Region: Scotland
District: North Lanarkshire