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Rebuilding Futures Day - supporting adults affected by meningitis 03 May 2017

This is a project by a community organisation in Stroud, Gloucestershire, benefiting people across England. They will use the funding to stage an event for adults who have experienced the effects of Meningitis. This will help people to receive support and advice regarding the issues which impact on their health and wellbeing.

Amount: £7,190
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Meningitis Now
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Closing The Circle 14 Feb 2018

This charity will recruit a part time worker who will coordinate and further develop the group’s job club, food bank, advice service and other community services. This will provide greater tailored support to the community in their time of need.

Amount: £9,200
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Job Marston Centre
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

'Learning in the Outdoors' 18 Oct 2017

This school will purchase outdoor furniture and play equipment, providing an early learning facility for children who attend their pre-school.

Amount: £2,421
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Calshot Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

HOPE – Helping our People Everyday 14 Feb 2018

Accessible, holistic support and early intervention will be funded for people experiencing bereavement. This project will help people manage their grief, reduce anxiety, develop coping strategies and move forward more positively following the death of loved ones. A new counsellor will help to reduce waiting list times and provide one-to-one specialist support for bereaved children and young people of school age. The group will also expand its remit to support people aged 18 to 24 who have lost a parent.

Amount: £446,266
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Edward's Trust
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

'Emerald Heart' cafe - dementia support in the community 28 Jun 2017

This funding will be used to expand the group’s dementia support activities into new areas across the city, improving more people’s wellbeing.

Amount: £9,799
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Birmingham Irish
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

BADG Dyslexia Support 25 Jan 2018

A series of informative videos for people with dyslexia will be funded. These videos will include information, advice and guidance for people living with dyslexia.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BADG
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Supporting Children & Families Needs 31 May 2017

This is a project by a charity in Solihull, benefiting people in Birmingham. They will use the funding to provide support to vulnerable families, including ethnic minorities and newly arrived communities. This will allow families to engage with specialist agencies and professionals and gain greater understanding of family support, education and legal systems.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: UDF
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Balsall Heath Urban Village Hall Furniture Project 17 May 2017

This group will use the funding to purchase new furniture for their community hall as the existing furniture is no longer fit for purpose. This will provide an improved facility for use by local community groups.

Advocacy Support & Empowerment PLUS 21 Mar 2018

Support will be provided to people in Birmingham, with a specific focus on black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. This project aims to reduce levels of unmanageable debt by advising people on a range of options so they can better manage their situation. There will be a focus on improving people’s knowledge of their rights when dealing with bailiffs and evictions. They will also learn how to increase household incomes through welfare benefits, as well as budgeting skills and money management.

Amount: £322,442
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Nishkam Centre
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Do It Yourself (DIY) 31 Jan 2018

A range of educational workshops and trips will be funded for Pakistani young people and adults, to help them to feel less isolated, develop new skills and cultural understanding, and build confidence to empower them to tackle their day-to-day problems.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BPSF
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Black and Minority Ethnic Violence against Women Community Outreach Pr 06 Sep 2017

This funding will provide community drop in services for women affected by domestic violence, female genital mutilation and forced marriage, specifically from the black and minority ethnic community. Casework and additional support will also be funded to effectively address wider issues around their circumstances.

IT Skills Training Centre 14 Jun 2017

Computers, laptops, software, projectors, a television and an interactive smartboard will be purchased with this funding, so that the group can provide better technology training for people with learning disabilities. This will create new facilities for personal development and increase life chances in this community.

Upkeep of Grounds and New Equipment 11 Feb 2018

This funding will be used to upkeep the grounds and purchase new equipment for bowling activities. People will be able to take part in social activities which benefit their wellbeing and encourage the development of positive relationships with their peers.

Soho Market Place 27 Sep 2017

This group will hold a community market on a derelict inner city site. This will improve this former community site and encourage the development of positive relationships between local people.

The Damascus Road Prison and Community ‘Second Chance’ Project 12 Jul 2017

This project will build on the existing work of the Damascus Road Second Chance Prison and Community programme, which supports men who have been involved in the criminal justice system. It aims to reduce re-offending rates and improve community cohesion by working with these men and their families. A 24 month programme of support will prepare people for release, support them as they re-settle into community and family life, and help them to plan for the future.

Amount: £469,236
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bringing Hope
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Shared Histories, Shared Identities 14 Feb 2018

Out-of-school activities will be provided for young people, exploring shared histories and identity and culminating in a community celebration event as part of Black History Month. This project will bring people together and increase dialogue and links in and across communities.

Fitness and Fun For All 05 Apr 2017

This school will use the funding to resurface the playground and provide fitness zones, which will encourage physical activity resulting in healthier lifestyles of the pupils.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Acocks Green Primary School
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Sharing Space 05 Jul 2017

This group will use the funding to develop a community safety and personal resilience programme for 35 children and young people who are at high risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour. This will engage children and young people in positive activities to raise their aspirations, build confidence and make healthier life choices.

Amount: £9,782
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Phoenix United
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

Creative Play & Investigation Zone at Yardley Wood 07 Jun 2017

This school will use the funding to create an outdoor space where early years children can engage in creative and investigative play. This will engage children and their parents to strengthen their relationships, which will support the development of skills in communication, as well as physical skills.

Spearhead - Women Together Project 30 Aug 2017

This group will use the funding to employ engagement workers who will work with women from vulnerable backgrounds and experiencing issues such as domestic violence. This will help them to receive support regarding the issues impacting on their lives.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Spearhead Trust
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District