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Media and communications workshops 17 Feb 2005

CSV Media is the arm of CSV which seeks to use media to empower and inform people to give different communities a voice. The project 'FIRST' will work with people who are disadvantaged in the labour market and have low levels of IT skills. It will run a series of workshops around the Ipswich area on the subject of interactive storytelling enabling people to share experiences and gain understanding.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Six-Road Shows Throughout Cambridgeshire 05 Aug 2005

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Media in Cambridge has been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their commemoration and celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. The project will include original BBC 1940's style radio equipment to broadcast archive audio material, where the children will be allowed to read them and make up their own editions to be recorded to take home.

Amount: £10,470
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Cambridge District

The Skills Swap Project 21 May 2009

The Skills Swap project will establish three Local Action Groups comprising older and younger people throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf that will plan and facilitate a programme of intergenerational 'Skills Swap' sessions to be delivered in community venues and schools.

Amount: £180,681
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Active Volunteering 10 Sep 2008

This is a collaborative project to enrich the lives of people with disabilities by empowering them to participate in community life through volunteering. It operates across the London Borough of Barnet. The expansion is in increased capacity to cope with a waiting list and to try to engage the most hard-to-reach disabled people currently not involved with the services.

Amount: £263,971
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Extending Our Reach - Recruiting Volunteer Organisers in the North West 18 Feb 2010

This national charity will use an award to establish a Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme (RSVP) in deprived areas of Liverpool and Manchester. This new initiative will offer volunteering opportunities for older people through a range of recruitment and training activities, enabling participants to develop new skills. The project will also reduce isolation by helping older people to become actively engaged in their local community and make a positive contribution to people in need.

Amount: £5,030
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Reaching Out: Active Ageing through Volunteering in Manchester 15 Jul 2010

This project will train and equip older people to act as volunteers to lead local activities for their peers in Manchester. Volunteers will choose to partake in three areas; active body activities, active mind activities and intergenerational activities. An example of an active body group could be walking groups, six to be established where volunteers are trained as walk leaders and first aiders.

Amount: £247,181
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Sex Matters 25 May 2010

Sex Matters aims to improve the sexual health and well-being of young people aged 14 - 25 living in disadvantaged areas of Gwent. Working with Gwent NHS Trust 150 young people will be recruited and trained as Sex Matters volunteers. After receiving relevant training the volunteers will set-up and deliver 288 Sex Matters workshops over 3 years.

Amount: £164,480
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers 12 Jan 2015

Not Available

Amount: £246,263
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Norwich District

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

ANCHOR Project 30 Nov 2017

Supporting the ANCHOR programme - a young persons intervention around early intervention and prevention.

Amount: £15,164
Funder: Suffolk Community Foundation
Recipient: Volunteering Matters

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

Grant to Volunteering Matters 23 Mar 2015

The men go forth to Battle, the women wait and knit

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant to Volunteering Matters 11 May 2017

£135,000 over three years (3 x £45,000) for the salary, project delivery and support costs of an Inclusion Worker engaging young disabled people in volunteering.

Amount: £135,000
Funder: City Bridge Trust
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

There is no project name available for this record 26 Apr 2005

The project is a three day canoe camp for young people from an alternative curriculum Group. The money is for canoes, shelter and food and supervising staff costs.

Amount: £638
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

WW2 Storytelling 28 Apr 2005

The Community Service Volunteers will use their award to carry out oral reminiscence sessions at 9 locations nationwide (Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Middlesbrough, London, Plymouth, Brighton, Ipswich and Birmingham). memories and experiences of veterans will be recorded by trained staff and will then be transcribed onto a CD for local distribution and also put on the BBC People's War website.

Amount: £20,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Outside The Box 13 Oct 2006

This registered charity aims to provide education and support for volunteers. Their project will set up an environmental resource/lending library for the local community.

Amount: £9,805
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

GO London 14 Jun 2006

The group will organise a joint project with GO London where they will provide 20 volunteers for special GO London events in the four main areas of London. The events will include pond and scrub clearance at Epping Forest, Barn Hill in Brent and Fryent Country Park and the clearance of the River Roding with Lea Rivers Trust.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

RSVP Volunteers 14 Dec 2005

Under their Retired and Senior Volunteer Programme, this group will place volunteers over 50 years of age with York's Out Of School clubs. They will bring experience and creativity to children under 10 years old. The award is for volunteer expenses, promotional materials, room hire and CSV travel expenses.

Amount: £4,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York

Raising Awareness of Bogus Callers 07 Sep 2005

This award will help raise older people's awareness of distraction burglaries/bogus callers. Volunteers will provide information and advice about prevention tactics and how older people could best respond to an unusual caller. Isolated older people will be particularly targeted for this service with advice sessions being given mainly to small groups of older people and through community groups.

Amount: £43,742
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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