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Results

Grant to Volunteering Matters 20 Dec 2013

Great War pop-up exhibition

Amount: £9,700
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant to Alzheimer's Society 07 Nov 2017

As requested by the donor towards support for people with dementia.

Amount: £250
Funder: Quartet Community Foundation
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society

Women Against Sexual Exploitation and Violence Speak Up Project (WASSUP) 11 Dec 2017

To support the development of the WASSUP project.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: Suffolk Community Foundation
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

Befriending Service 02 Jun 2004

The branch of Alzheimer's Society in the Mourne and Kilkeel areas provides support and practical help to families, carers and people with Alzheimer's disease. The grant will fund a volunteer befriending scheme for people with dementia.

Amount: £3,494
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Newry, Mourne and Down

Reapplication: Carer support and information 08 Sep 2004

The Alzheimer's Society supports people with dementia and their families and carers by providing information, advice and practical support. The project will focus on support for people in the Middlesbrough area. The 3 year Big Lottery Fund grant will contribute towards the cost of a new full time Carer Support Worker and three other staff.

Amount: £150,569
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: North East
District: Middlesbrough

To Improve the Daily Experience of Caring for and Being a Person with Demen 11 Nov 2004

This project's main aim is to improve the daily experience of caring for and being a person with dementia. Information is provided on a one to one basis, with individual contact, to help those affected. The aim is to carefully listen to and continue to support independence for people within their own homes thereby reducing isolation and improving quality of life.

Amount: £126,497
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: North West
District: Knowsley District

Befriending Project 02 Nov 2004

This project will empower people with dementia to make informed choices about their future care, enable them to do things that they would otherwise be unable to do alone and allow them to maintain their independence for longer.

Amount: £41,089
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Bradford District

Developing Carer Support Work Project 10 May 2005

The project will enable the continuation and development of Carer Support work, improving the quality of life for carers of people with dementia, particularly those who live in isolated rural areas.

Volunteer Britain 14 Jul 2005

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) works to reconnect people to their community through volunteering and training and to enrich people?s lives. This project will produce short audio and visual clips on volunteer's experiences, produced by the volunteers themselves. CSV will showcase the clips in order to recognise their efforts and promote volunteering to others, through radio, TV and at local community events. This will be done in conjunction with the 'Year of the Volunteer' campaign.

Amount: £49,056
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Lampton Community Gardens 15 Sep 2006

CSV Environment (Bristol) will promote and develop the community gardens and establish a volunteer community management group to sustain it for the benefit of all local residents.

Amount: £9,724
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Outreach and Support Service 15 Nov 2006

Outreach and support services will be provided for people with dementia and their carers in the New Forest district. One-to-one and telephone support, home visits, drop-in sessions, group meetings, carer training courses and other social events will be among services that will give emotional support to reduce isolation and ease the burden on carers.

Amount: £266,022
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: South Central
District: New Forest District

'supporting You ' 20 Jun 2007

The Vale royal branch of the Alzheimer's Society will use an award to provide an advice and support helpline for sufferers of dementia and their carers. Services on offer will include information and training sessions, lunch groups, drop ins, awareness raising events and social activities.

A buddy to bank on 11 May 2006

The award will fund a pilot buddying scheme, with carers assigned to a former or experienced carer during the key times of change in their caring role.

Amount: £2,650
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: West Midlands
District: Warwick District

Cole Haven 07 May 2007

This group will develop area of woodland located within the heart of Birmingham's inner city, and create an outdoor education available to local schools and the wider community.

Amount: £9,991
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Resources for support service 13 Sep 2005

The project will provide information on a wide range of topics via newsletters, leaflets, face to face services and outreach facilities. Topics include service availability, dementia treatments/drugs and legal issues. _x000B_

Amount: £90,805
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: South East Coast
District: Surrey Heath District

Carer Support Scheme 20 Sep 2005

The project will give people in the North Kirklees access to practical and emotional support and advice regarding Alzheimer's disease and contact with a supportive network of carers and people with dementia in order to reduce isolation. The project will also increase general knowledge and awareness of the disease within the community.

Amount: £140,975
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York

Country Parks for All 09 Feb 2007

A project to take a group of young people on a residential weekend in the countryside by this group in Birmingham.

Amount: £3,227
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Respite and Family Support Network for People with Dementia and their Carer 10 Jan 2007

Respite and family support will be provided in the homes of people living with dementia and their carers in Allderdale and Copeland, Workington. Comprehensive carer support plans, a telephone helpline, personal strategies for caring and coping with the condition and social opportunities for people with dementia will be provided.

Amount: £440,636
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: North West
District: Allerdale District

Operation Strongbow 13 Feb 2008

This project in Stockton-on-Tees, based on successful previous work in Middlesbrough, is a volunteer-led initiative to support older people at risk of distraction burglary. Volunteers will visit vulnerable and older people in their homes, or in community settings such as day centres, to empower them to avoid doorstep crime. Older people will be alerted to the types of tricks used, simple steps they can take to avoid being victims, and the importance of reporting any incidents to the police.

Amount: £61,453
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: Middlesbrough

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting._x000B_