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The Big Lottery Fund


Volunteer programme to support Older People 23 Nov 2005

The project supports older people in Kensington & Chelsea to establish and maintain a volunteer programme to help older volunteers and the local community. Focussing on older refugees, older people with learning disabilities, older carers and older people from BME communities, the intention is to develop older people's potential to benefit others in the community, as well as enabling older people to live independently.

Amount: £178,995
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Staying Put Services
Region: London
District: Kensington and Chelsea London Boro

Drop in day centre to give support for vulnerable people in Wellingborough. 02 Nov 2004

This grant will enable the group to continue providing a drop in centre and help for vulnerable people in Wellingborough. The group plans to help people secure and maintain accommodation, manage daily tasks and provide a place where homeless people, people with a learning disability, and people addicted to drugs and alcohol can obtain food, clothing and advice.

Amount: £135,325
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Daylight Centre Fellowship
Region: East Midlands
District: Wellingborough District

Meeting the educational and leisure needs of older people 10 Oct 2006

A project by this older people's community group in Lambeth to provide outings and trips to enable people to socialise and increase their self esteem.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Peoples Excursion Ltd
Region: London
District: Lambeth London Boro

Youth Healthy Lifestyle Trainers 16 Jun 2009

This new project, delivered by young people, will establish a healthy lifestyle programme for young people in East Sussex with the aim of reducing obesity and alcohol misuse and helping young people buy and cook healthy foods. The young people involved in the project will travel to schools and youth clubs to promote the project and recruit other young people to act as trainers.

Amount: £485,313
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Young Pioneers
Region: South East Coast
District: Rother District

Supporting Families of Missing People 11 Sep 2014

Not Available

Amount: £499,349
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Missing People Limited

Spokz People Wellbeing Project 13 Aug 2014

Not Available

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Spokz People C.I.C

Ensuring older people will be better informed of their entitlements 13 May 2004

A project to provide information, advocacy and support to meet the needs of older people and their carers, people with disabilities, unemployed and disadvantaged people of all ages. The project, over two years, will fully fund the recruitment and salaries of a Project Manager and Administrative Worker, general running costs, rent and travel.

Amount: £109,392
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Heartland Older People's Forum
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Toilet for disabled people 23 Jul 2004

By providing toilet facilities for people with disabilities or mobility impairments, the church can encourage new people to take part in current community clubs or activities in the adjoining hall. Several local organisations use the facilities and many cater specifically for people who require additional support and this project will enable them to reach more people.

Disability and employment conference 23 May 2005

With help from a Lottery grant West Sussex Association for Disabled people will run a conference bringing together disabled people and employers. The aim of the day is to provide people with disabilities with information about the support available to them to help find and stay in employment and to increase employers' awareness and confidence in employing people with disabilities.

Enhance the support offered to people with learning disabilities 05 Jul 2005

The project will enable the organisation to provide volunteering opportunities people with learning disabilities, long term unemployed and people on long term sickness benefits. The project aims to help people access employment where appropriate or to just participate with volunteering activities to help overcome isolation.

There is no project name available for this record 15 Mar 2006

This group provides a range of services for disadvantaged people in the local community including older people, disabled people and people who are unemployed. The award will be used to improve the centre's kitchen facilities which will enable them to provide a lunch club service for older people in the area.

Youth Shop for young people run by young people 17 Nov 2011

This group will use the funding to establish a multipurpose shop and coffee bar for young people that will provide a safe and secure place for young people to get together and become involved in volunteering and youth training opportunities. This will enable young people to become involved in a training and working environment that will encourage future employment.

Amount: £6,416
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Coatham House
Region: North East
District: Redcar and Cleveland

Young People Opportunities Project 22 Dec 2006

This newly formed organisation provides advice and education for young people from ethnic minorities. An award will enable them to provide advice, activities and job searching skills to Asian people between the ages of 15 and 19. They will also run an ICT club to develop a website, which will include stories and experiences of young people. The project will help develop skills and social interaction.

Biddulph Young People's Place: run for and by young people 13 Jan 2011

This community group based in Biddulph, Staffordshire, will use funding to establish a community centre for local young people. This will enable the young people to come together in a safe environment whilst reducing fears around crime and anti-social behaviour.

Families and friends of missing people in Scotland meet-up 15 Sep 2017

This group will organise an informal event for friends and families of missing people from across Scotland. The event will be held in Edinburgh in December 2017, and people from across Scotland will be invited to attend and meet other people in similar circumstances and share their experiences.

Amount: £5,127
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Missing People Limited
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Community Centre Project 26 Jan 2006

A project to continue to provide access to social and recreational activities for people of all ages in the Erdington and Boldmere area of Birmingham. This project will fund the on-going running costs of the Carpenter's Arms community centre and will provide extra access for disadvantaged people, such as older people, young people and disabled people, therefore reducing social isolation.

Musical Moving Dance for People with Parkinsons 01 Jul 2010

This is a project by a community group based in Merton. The group will use the funding to run dance workshops for people living with Parkinson's Disease in order to promote health and wellbeing for those people taking part. The project will encourage people living with Parkinson's to take part in dance activities as part of a regular exercise regime.

Billy Fun Bus 08 Aug 2013

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Liverpool. The organisation will use the funding to run activities for children and young people, NEET's and older people from a converted bus. This will provide play and recreation activities for the young people and their families, advice and guidance on internet use and IT skills for people on benefits and are NEET and other recreation activities for older people in a safe environment.

Amount: £9,620
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Stonedale Women's Group
Region: North West
District: Liverpool District

B.I.G. Bridging Inter-Generational Gaps 23 May 2013

This is a project by a charity in Barnet. The group will use the funding to deliver a training programme for young people working with older people in care settings. The will enable young people to develop advocacy, communication, people skills and health and safety knowledge to improve their employment prospects and reduce isolation and loneliness for older people.

Amount: £7,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Advocacy in Barnet
Region: London
District: Barnet London Boro

Across the Ages 10 Jan 2018

This project will establish two clubs for older people, which will encourage interaction with young people to break down barriers and misconceptions. Older people will teach younger people about knitting and crocheting, bringing people together to build strong relationships.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Hackney Marsh Partnership
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro