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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

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

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

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

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

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_

Help at Hand 13 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £343,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Active Volunteering 14 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £241,097
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Barnet London Boro
Amount: £191,713
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

RSVP Devon 16 Apr 2009

This charity will use funding to hold a publicity drive to recruit and train new volunteers. The project will encourage more people to volunteer and will enable the charity to extend its service throughout Devon. The grant will contribute towards events costs, display stands, projector hire, publicity and training.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: South Hams District

CSV UPwards 14 Dec 2011

This project will support a number of offenders and ex-offenders to obtain secure accommodation, employment, good mental and physical health and a degree of social inclusion through a programme of volunteer mentoring. Each year, the group will recruit and train 60 people to be volunteer mentors who will go through a recruitment exercise before receiving training. After this, volunteers will be assigned to a beneficiary and provide support for between 6 and 26 weeks.

Amount: £288,737
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Bradford District

Mind Matters 24 May 2018

The project will be building on current services working with young people to improve their mental health. Young volunteers will provide a series of mental health workshops and activities and ‘mental wellbeing champions’ will provide peer to peer support. The project will benefit 4,350 young people living in Gwent and will be working in Other: Partnership with Aneurin Bevan Health Board and Gwent Primary Care Mental Health Service. The grant, over three years, will fund salaries, delivery costs and equipment.

Amount: £419,134
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: City of Edinburgh

Grant to Volunteering Matters 25 Jul 2016

Visions of volunteering (then and now )

Amount: £9,600
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

The Red Reading and Reminiscence Box 12 Jan 2011

This project offers lifelong learning, reading development and reminiscence opportunities for older and disabled people in residential care homes, sheltered accommodation, day care services, links services and hospitals/hospices. In total the project will work across 100 establishments across Kent and Medway. The project activities will improve their mental stimulation and lead to increased social inclusion and intergenerational links with the community.

Amount: £218,184
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

RSVP Coventry 10 Sep 2008

This project expands an existing scheme that reaches out to isolated older people by adding new healthy eating and exercise opportunities to its existing volunteering programme for people aged 50 and over. The new work will introduce older ex-carers to the sociability of volunteering and help them regain a sense of life purpose. There will also be the establishment of community allotments run by older volunteers, paired reading, gardening and walks.

Amount: £207,713
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

CSV 15 Apr 2009

This organisation will set up a new sustainability initiative, creating a website for schools and their communities in the highlands to share experiences. The website will focus on eco projects, learning new ways to live sustainably, preserving energy and actioning change. The grant will be used to pay for website design, event staff costs, catering and volunteer expenses.

Amount: £5,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Highland

Learn Together Cymru 18 Mar 2015

Not Available

Amount: £446,990
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Skills for the Community 19 Feb 2007

The project is to build the skills of volunteers. The money is for facilitators, workshop costs and travel expenses.

Amount: £4,973
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff