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LEARN & PROGRESS for FAMILIES 24 Feb 2017

Funding under Sport England's Small Grants funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'LEARN & PROGRESS for FAMILIES'. This project lists its main activity as Sailing & Yachting.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Sport England
Recipient: Budworth Sailing Club
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Communities LDP Funding 06 Oct 2017

Funding under Sport England's Local Delivery Plan funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Communities LDP Funding'. This project lists its main activity as Multi Sports.

Amount: £15,000
Funder: Sport England
Recipient: Cheshire West and Chester Council
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Opportunity Fund 31 Oct 2017

Funding under Sport England's Opportunity Fund funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Opportunity Fund'. This project is a Sport and Physical Activity project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.

Amount: £149,905
Funder: Sport England
Recipient: Chester Voluntary Action
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Community Enrichment, Hopes and Dreams project 01 Nov 2017

The funding will be used to run career and industry workshops for primary school children. The project aims to give the children an understanding of skills including brick laying, plastering and plumbing, through hands on experience, in order to allow more children to fulfil their potential by working to address the issue of low aspirations at the earliest possible stage.

The Mersey Forest - connecting local people to their Community Forest 30 Aug 2017

The group will deliver a series of forest activities aimed at encouraging local people who live within some of the most deprived areas of the community forest boundary to access and help manage their local woodland. This will provide opportunities to learn new skills, reduce childhood obesity and help to alleviate mental health issues.

Amount: £9,565
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Mersey Forest Foundation
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Living Well at Every Age 22 Nov 2017

The organisation will offer older people opportunities to come together and participate in a range of activities, including physical activity, gardening, music therapy and educational sessions to help improve the wellbeing of participants and reduce social isolation.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Willows Amenities Fund
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Towards a summer play scheme. 19 Jun 2017

Towards a summer play scheme.

Amount: £300
Funder: Woodward Charitable Trust
Recipient: Minerva Arts
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

KNVI Car Park Project 06 Sep 2017

The project will create additional car parking space at their community venue, improving access to activities and events for local people and community groups, including people with disabilities.

Trinity Methodist Church, Ellesmere Port 26 Jul 2017

To help fund the costs of the two lay workers

Tarvin Primary School Community Kitchen Garden Project 05 Apr 2017

The funding will be used by a community school to create a kitchen garden on the school grounds. The project aims to allow the school to run healthy eating projects for children and the wider community in order to address health issues.

Amount: £9,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Tarvin Primary School
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Family Support / Well-Being Co-Ordinator 31 Jul 2017

The Joshua Tree currently supports around 80 families affected by childhood cancer in Cheshire and the North West. Facing childhood cancer can be a devastating experience and its impact may last for many years after treatment ends. Every family’s experience and needs are unique and the organisation work with many families and schools to provide support that is tailored to their needs. The project focuses on the Family Support Service and will provide families with personal training sessions, nutritional advice and support, cooking therapy, pampering, mindfulness, yoga, relaxation and meditation and other services. The grant will pay for the salary of the Family Support Service Coordinator and a contribution towards training costs, to ensure the appropriate level of support is given to families.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: Cheshire Community Foundation
Recipient: The Joshua Tree
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester

Growing Well 30 Nov 2017

Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside will run free to access weekly sessions at their Grozone Community Garden, Northwich. Each drop in session will last for five hours and involve participants taking part in a wide variety of outdoor activities of their choosing - including gardening, food growing, cooking and music workshops. The project will improve people's physical and mental well being, increase confidence and self esteem, reduce isolation, increase resilience and help to build a stronger, more vibrant community. The project will focus on helping and supporting people experiencing a range of difficulties, disadvantages and disabilities to take an active role in their community, improve their employability and fulfil their potential. The grant will contribution to funding staff time who deliver and manage the sessions, and paying for activity materials, safety equipment and refreshments for participants.

DOPE Development 28 Nov 2017

The project will enable young transgender people to volunteer to work with other transgender young people to produce educational material, care packages and get involved in an event and the promotion of the event. The educational material to be produced, will be building on Trans and none-binary knowledge and acceptance in schools, colleges and organisations - with an emphasis on the rights of the young people and how to respect people’s gender identities.

Resources and Equipment for Preschool 21 Jul 2017

At Huntington Under 5's Preschool we provide excellent, high quality care and education for children in our local community. We are seeking funding to purchase some new resources and equipment, which will ultimately be used to enhance children's development. The experiences that we provide for children - through effectively trained staff, good quality resources, and stimulating environments, have a positive impact on children's learning and development. This is vital in their foundational years if they are to continue to develop as successful learners and go on to reach their full potential in life.

Work experience for teenagers 13 Mar 2017

Bridge Community Farms provides work opportunities and experience for vulnerable, hard to reach young people who have mental health and learning difficulties who are not in education or employment or struggling in the classroom. The project supports young people and provides valuable skills enabling them to farm the land, undertake work to donate food parcels to those living in poverty and help sell the farm's produce and other products. The grant is a contribution to the appointment of a new Client Coordinator on the farm to enable Bridge Community Farms to work with up to 12 well-being clients per day, four days per week.

Flight Simulator Construction 23 May 2017

Air Cadets, 2375 (Neston) Squadron offer young people from all walks of life a chance to get active, learn new skills and make new friends in an inspirational and safe environment. The orgasation promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the RAF, provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life, encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship. The project will build a two seater Single Engine Plane flight simulator. It will be used to teach basic controls, instruments, airmanship and Radio Procedures to cadets so that they have a better understanding of their theory lessons and to maximise the training value when they go air-experience flying. Cadets become self-reliant and self-disciplined at an age when they might be expected to need adults to tell them what to do and how to behave. This results in them having the potential to be better citizens in the Neston Community and the wider world. The grant funding will be used to pay for some of the flight instrumentation, some of the external cockpit display equipment and the flight simulator software.

Proactive Donor Matching Programme 06 Dec 2017

The grant was awarded to enable the organsation to deliver a Christmas party for older people

Mental Health Outreach Support 30 Nov 2017

Mid Cheshire Mind are a mental health support group and drop-in centre which attracts members from Chester West & Chester and Cheshire East. Currently their services are limited to supporting members who can access the centre which is based Winsford, and this Outreach Support project aims to allow them to support those with mental health problems who are based further afield, and/or to accompany members to meetings/appointments relating to health, housing, benefits, education and training etc. The grant funding will be used to pay for the salary of a part-time Outreach Support Worker. The organisation have long been aware that many members lack the confidence to attend important, potentially life-changing appointments unaccompanied. The Outreach Support worker will allow the group to provide a service to accompany members and also to visit those who are too unwell to be able to visit the drop-in centre; this means the number of mentally ill people we can provide support to will increase significantly.

Dodleston Village Hall Access Improvement 05 Jun 2017

Dodleston Village Foundation is seeking to improve disabled access to the village hall first floor meeting room regularly used by the village community. The grant will make a contribution towards the installation of a lift. Hall users who will benefit most from this project include senior members of the community who have mobility difficulties and those who have to use mobility scooters and similar devices to get to the hall from their homes.

Grant to Mid Cheshire Mind 01 Nov 2017

refurbishment of rooms for a charity which works with disabled people in Winsford

Amount: £8,200
Funder: The Clothworkers Foundation
Recipient: Mid Cheshire Mind
Region: North West
District: Cheshire West and Chester