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Older people volunteering at primary schools 11 Jan 2005

The project will empower older people to take an active part in their communities by giving them the opportunity to take the lead in designing and delivering voluntary services to support the development of children in Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Older volunteers will work in primary schools to provide support for pupils, especially those for whom English is an additional language.

Amount: £43,840
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

FIND OUT (Families In Ipswich Nurturing and Development) and OUTreach 17 Mar 2009

This project works with parents and children aged 12-16 to help parents engage with and understand youth sub-culture through multimedia activities including film, radio, multi-media, music and arts projects. Issues of identity and behaviour will be explored by using 'Life Story' books, video diaries and talking families through a journey of their heritage.

Amount: £295,286
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

City-wise 05 Aug 2013

This new project by CSV aims to change the lives of three groups of older Londoners. Firstly there are those aged between 50 - 66, unemployed, and the aim is to engage them in learning to be leaders (Volunteer Organisers) of voluntary activities for their peers. The transferable skills they will gain, including improved IT skills, will enhance employment opportunies with the option of taking further learning or volunteering elsewhere.

Amount: £358,863
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

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

Regen Community Gardening Project 11 Nov 2009

This new project, targeting the most disadvantaged areas of Bristol, will create a volunteer-led landscaping team working with communities. The primary focus will be to deliver a non-profit gardening service to elderly and disabled resident who experience poverty and social isolation, helping them to enjoy and benefit from use of their green space. The scheme will also provide a low cost service to groups and organisations who would like to manage their green spaces themselves.

Amount: £183,775
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

Young Voices (Volunteering Opportunities in Community Environments) 11 Oct 2006

Young Voices is a three year project that will develop and deliver a creative and engaging programme of volunteering opportunities for young people to enable them to build skills and confidence in a key community environment, that of their local library. CSV will work in partnership with Halton, Manchester, and Oldham Library Services to develop this project.

Amount: £125,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Essex Supported Volunteering Project 12 Oct 2011

CSV will use their grant to expand their 'Essex Supported Volunteering Project' which provides volunteer mentor support to disabled people to help them build their confidence and take part in social activities and integrate into social groups as well as help them use community facilities and to take up voluntary work.

Amount: £293,803
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

LifeLines Brighton: Older people doing it for themselves 07 Sep 2010

This works to improve the quality of life of older people living in specific areas of Brighton where there is a high concentration of care homes, sheltered accommodation and social housing. The project focuses on increasing levels of activeness and community engagement amongst older people and to reduce loneliness and isolation experienced by this beneficiary group.

Amount: £119,138
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

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

The Stepping Stones Project 14 Sep 2004

The Stepping Stones Project addresses a gap in service provision for homeless people in Barnet. The project will operate on Sunday and Bank Holidays to complement a week-day service run by Homeless Action in Barnet at the same location. Homeless people will be provided with meals and supported to access services in areas such as health, personal hygiene and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Volunteers will receive training to help broaden their experience and develop their skills.

Amount: £15,155
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

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

There is no project name available for this record 13 Dec 2005

To provide a dedicated volunteer transport service for carers, young and old. Drivers will be recruited from the older, retired population to provide the service throughout Ceredigion. The funding, over three years, will pay the salary of the Scheme Co-ordinator, recruitment, general running expenses, travel and training, producing information, office equipment and organisational overheads. Bydd y prosiect yn darparu gwasanaeth trafnidiaeth gwirfoddol pwrpasol i ofalwyr hen ac ifanc.

Amount: £125,869
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