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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

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

The project is to recruit volunteers over the age of 50yrs and place them in schools alongside children wh0 need help in developing their basic numeracy and literacy skills. The project will empower older people to engage in local community activity. The grant over three years will partly fund one full time and one part time Schools Project Co-ordinator post, training and travel for staff and volunteers, office equipment, rent and general running expenses.

Amount: £135,263
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

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

Mind Matters 23 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 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: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

Welcome Friends 29 Mar 2011

This project will address the needs of three groups of older people. Ones facing transition periods who will act as volunteers thus addressing their own social isolation, those socially isolated but able to attend activities ouside the home and those who are frail and housebound. Activities will be centred on residential homes but not exclusive to residents. Volunteers will be used as befrienders and activity organisers.

Amount: £459,133
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

Sex Matters Too 26 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £234,362
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen

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

Beyond Transitions 21 Jan 2017

Volunteering Matters will use the grant to support younger people with disabilities in Blaenau Gwent by providing them with skills and empowering them during the transition from education to further education, employment or training. This grant for £5,000 will fund volunteer expenses, mentor training, stationery and telephone costs, promotional materials, evaluation, and administration support.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Blaenau Gwent - Blaenau Gwent

Craft materials, training, expenses, hire of halls 24 Aug 2004

The project is to set up craft/social clubs for older people. The money is for hire of meeting rooms, materials and travel costs for outings.

Amount: £3,292
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Sir Ynys Mon - Isle of Anglesey

Help4Carers 23 Jul 2009

The project will provide a localised model of volunteer support to carers and their cared for by recruiting teams of older volunteers within a limited geographical radius of small communities in Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion to provide affordable transport and other types of household support.

Amount: £217,627
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

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

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

Welcome Friends 29 Mar 2011

This project will enable people over 50 to address issues of loneliness. The project will be delivered in three strands addressing the needs of younger beneficiaries by encouraging volunteering to delay the effects of aging, those isolated or in care who can leave their homes to attend activity 'hubs' and those who through age or infirmity are housebound and will need one to one volunteer support to follow their interests.

Amount: £454,093
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Caerdydd - Cardiff

S.H.A.R.E 10 Jan 2013

CSV will engage young volunteers across Gwent to produce a DVD aimed at giving parents the information and skills to discuss relationships and sexual health with their children. This meets the Awards for All aim of 'improving the quality of life'. This grant for £4,928 will fund staff and volunteer expenses, promotion and marketing, DVD production and a community launch event.

Amount: £4,928
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Wales
District: Tor-faen - Torfaen