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Supporting community involvement in the Birmingham St Patrick's Parade 06 Dec 2017

This group will engage with a carnival artist who will work with schools and colleges to produce a festival tableaux. The funding will also provide transportation to the festival for performers from diverse communities as well as provide resources for the volunteers. The festival will bring people together and build strong relationships in the community.

Amount: £9,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Patrick's Festival
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

SMA Support NI Christmas Party for Kids with SMA 14 Sep 2017

The group is a UK wide organisation providing support to people affected by Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The project used the £2,850 grant to organise a Christmas party and visit from Santa for children with SMA across Northern Ireland.

Amount: £2,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SMA Support UK
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Belfast

Centenary Celebration Diner 04 Dec 2017

This group, based in Midlothian, will host a dinner to celebrate their 100th anniversary. It will bring together old and current members and the group will stage an exhibition of the history of both the village of Cousland and the organisation itself.

Amount: £1,910
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Cousland SWI
Region: Scotland
District: East Lothian

SWEDA - Health Professionals Eating Disorders Workshops 13 Sep 2017

The funding will be used to run eating disorder workshops which aim to empower people to live a more fulfilled and healthy life.

Amount: £9,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: SWEDA
Region: South West
District: Mendip District

Greening the Welcome In 19 Apr 2017

The group will redesign the grounds of the new community centre, which will enable them to provide therapeutic garden activities and will also create a volunteering hub to facilitate the future involvement of volunteers in creating and maintenance of the site with the aim of engaging young people.

Dramatherapy at the Daylight Centre 22 Nov 2017

This project will run drama therapy sessions for people living with learning disabilities and autism, teaching them new skills which will improve their quality of life.

Amount: £7,594
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Roundabout
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Travelling-on. 09 Aug 2017

The project will support adults aged 16 plus from Traveller communities and aims to increase confidence, skills, health and well-being. This will enable them to seek further opportunities and improve integration in their community. There will be a focus on engagement and developing positive attitudes within individuals. Activities such women groups and arts and crafts will be included as well as formal training to address areas such as healthy eating, dietary and lifestyle advice.

Westside Radio Presenting 01 Nov 2017

This project will provide radio training courses for young people, giving them the opportunity to develop their employment skills and confidence.

Amount: £9,982
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: BBA Media
Region: London
District: Ealing London Boro

Platform Lift for wheelchair passengers 04 Oct 2017

The charity will use the funding to replace their broken wheelchair platform lift, enabling people to access the hall for community activities.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Wykeham Centre and Church House
Region: London
District: Havering London Boro

Glen Development Initiative 22 Jun 2017

The group based in the Glen and Lower Rosemount area of Derry/Londonderry provides recreational, social and physical activities. They are using £10,000 to provide a range of events throughout the year.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Glen Development Initiative
Region: Northern Ireland
District: Derry and Strabane

Rur: CDAS FaRM Project (Family Rural Mentor) 25 Jul 2017

Rur: CDAS FaRM Project (Family Rural Mentor)

The WellyBeing Project 13 Sep 2017

This charity will provide various farm based activities for people with a range a complex needs, providing therapeutic support to help address their issues.

Amount: £9,998
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aquarius Action Projects
Region: West Midlands
District: Wyre Forest District

FIVE-0 and On The Go 05 May 2017

The ‘+FIVE-0 & On The Go’ project is reducing social isolation and improving health and wellbeing for people over 50 in the Newtownabbey and Antrim area. The three-year project is using a £249,508 grant for staff costs, training volunteers, and to run activities, including health checks, day trips, cooking, line dancing, digital photography, and events. Older people will be supported to become volunteers and help others, and the project will use their skills to help other community groups.

Chickenley - one community 30 Nov 2017

The group will offer play provisions for young people, employment support and courses, training for parents of children starting nursery and alcohol and drug awareness education sessions for young people, alongside a variety of social events and activities for the whole community. This will ensure support and provisions for people of all ages, and will bring the community together.

Sensory Training program 02 Aug 2017

This group will use the funding to purchase new computer and display equipment and for 12 months of technical support. This will improve the group’s capacity to provide in house and external training and improve learning opportunities for families whose children have additional learning needs.

Amount: £8,945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Bristol Playbus Project Limited
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Tackling loneliness and isolation in older people in Perth and Fife 30 Oct 2017

This group will use the funding to engage a support officer and a development officer so that they can carry out more activities in the Perth and Fife area. They will also set up new volunteer led groups for older people aged 70 and over who experience social isolation and loneliness.

Amount: £93,660
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Contact the Elderly
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Shabby to Chic 21 Jun 2017

The project will repaint a rural community building to ensure its continued use and increase the number of people who use it.

Listen and Believe - Rape Crisis Telephone Helpline 15 Nov 2017

The project will train volunteers and provide more clinical supervision for the rape helpline ran by the group.

New Horizons 24 May 2017

This project will develop a new multi-skills based training project located in the Sherwood estate of Tunbridge Wells. This will provide vocational building trade skills and qualifications for people living in areas of deprivation..

Amount: £8,678
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: West Kent YMCA
Region: South East Coast
District: Tunbridge Wells District

Early Help For Mental Health - Harrow Helpline & Roadshow 15 Nov 2017

This project will increase the capacity of the group’s mental health helpline and publicise its services through a roadshow, helping people with issues such as depression to receive support.

Amount: £9,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: MIND in Harrow
Region: London
District: Harrow London Boro