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Closing The Circle 14 Feb 2018

This charity will recruit a part time worker who will coordinate and further develop the group’s job club, food bank, advice service and other community services. This will provide greater tailored support to the community in their time of need.

Amount: £9,200
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Job Marston Centre
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

HOPE – Helping our People Everyday 14 Feb 2018

Accessible, holistic support and early intervention will be funded for people experiencing bereavement. This project will help people manage their grief, reduce anxiety, develop coping strategies and move forward more positively following the death of loved ones. A new counsellor will help to reduce waiting list times and provide one-to-one specialist support for bereaved children and young people of school age. The group will also expand its remit to support people aged 18 to 24 who have lost a parent.

Amount: £446,266
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Edward's Trust
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

BADG Dyslexia Support 25 Jan 2018

A series of informative videos for people with dyslexia will be funded. These videos will include information, advice and guidance for people living with dyslexia.

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

Advocacy Support & Empowerment PLUS 21 Mar 2018

Support will be provided to people in Birmingham, with a specific focus on black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. This project aims to reduce levels of unmanageable debt by advising people on a range of options so they can better manage their situation. There will be a focus on improving people’s knowledge of their rights when dealing with bailiffs and evictions. They will also learn how to increase household incomes through welfare benefits, as well as budgeting skills and money management.

Amount: £322,442
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Nishkam Centre
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Do It Yourself (DIY) 31 Jan 2018

A range of educational workshops and trips will be funded for Pakistani young people and adults, to help them to feel less isolated, develop new skills and cultural understanding, and build confidence to empower them to tackle their day-to-day problems.

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

Upkeep of Grounds and New Equipment 11 Feb 2018

This funding will be used to upkeep the grounds and purchase new equipment for bowling activities. People will be able to take part in social activities which benefit their wellbeing and encourage the development of positive relationships with their peers.

Shared Histories, Shared Identities 14 Feb 2018

Out-of-school activities will be provided for young people, exploring shared histories and identity and culminating in a community celebration event as part of Black History Month. This project will bring people together and increase dialogue and links in and across communities.

Asylum Crisis 14 Feb 2018

Through advice, advocacy and support, this project aims to address asylum seekers’ essential support needs, whilst enabling access to legal advice, casework and representation to secure Home Office or Local Authority support. This will help to improve their wellbeing and quality of life by supporting them to find accommodation, preventing homelessness.

Amount: £378,125
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Refugee Action
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Signpost Inclusion Get Active 26 Mar 2018

A range of sporting, climbing and adventure activities will be funded for children living with additional needs. This will improve physical activity and fitness whilst bringing people together and reducing isolation.

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

Media Production Training Academy 14 Feb 2018

This group will run media production training for young people who are at risk of disengaging from further education, employment or training. They will go on to develop a media campaign to raise awareness around social issues affecting their communities, enabling them to develop a range of skills whilst removing barriers to employment.

Amount: £9,968
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Open Lens Media CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Rosemarie Refreshed & Reaching Out 26 Mar 2018

This project will offer support and services to isolated older people, which will improve their quality of life.

Amount: £9,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rosemarie Centre Limited
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Momhead Communities LTD 21 Feb 2018

This project will provide a 16 week intensive course to support the personal, social and professional development of 16 to 25-year-old girls, ensuring they have a more equal chance to progress and access new opportunities.

Amount: £9,980
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Girl Dreamer
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Open Space Matters 21 Mar 2018

This project will involve young people creating a community garden, to help develop new skills, improve community relations and improve the health and wellbeing of local residents.

Stechford Village: Blooming Again 31 Jan 2018

This project will bring the community together to make practical improvements to the appearance of the local area , including a community mural, which will help to increase community spirit.

The Fuel Up Project 07 Mar 2018

A lunch club and other services will be funded to support older people, reducing social isolation and loneliness and improving health and wellbeing.

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

Steps to a Healthy Community 26 Mar 2018

Information sessions, social opportunities and ongoing support and advice will be provided for people who experience or are at risk of long-term health conditions, such as diabetes and obesity. This will help to improve health and wellbeing and develop new friendships.

Bartley Green: groundwork project 07 Feb 2018

This group will engage with local residents through collecting their life stories and working with them to establish what needs to be done to develop positive community relations.

Amount: £9,725
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Birmingham Food Council
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Activity for Autism 01 Jun 2018

A programme of engagement and physical activities will be funded to support young people who have specific educational needs or are living with the effects of autism. The project aims to improve levels of wellbeing and build social relationships.

Amount: £9,957
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Armstrong Karate
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

The Organic Food & Wellbeing Festival 24 May 2018

This funding will be used to host and promote a healthy living event for adults with learning difficulties, improving their health and wellbeing.

Amount: £5,690
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Community Flow CIC
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Artificial surface multi use games area 21 Jun 2018

An all-weather multipurpose outdoor pitch for local schools and community groups will be funded. This aims to improve the physical health and wellbeing of the community.