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Results

Positive Futures London 18 Nov 2015

This project, based on a established youth-led volunteering model is expanding as a result of self-referrals and is being delivered in Hackney, Haringey and Tower Hamlets. It will support young people aged 13 to 25 to deliver volunteering and social action projects which they have identified to be of benefit to the local community. The aim of project is that all of the young people who are participating in it will develop key skills and have positive experiences that will shape their personal development.

Amount: £387,576
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Hackney London Boro

Community Healthy Living Advisor Volunteers 22 Jun 2006

The Manchester branch of Community Service Volunteers runs a range of projects that encourage people to take up learning via its Media Clubhouse. With this award it will deliver workshops, led by a qualified nutritionist, aimed at individuals who want to become volunteer healthy living advisors. The volunteers will be recruited from groups with multiple disadvantages as well as minority groups based in and around the City Centre.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North West
District: Manchester District

Country Parks for All 09 Feb 2007

A project to take a group of young people on a residential weekend in the countryside by this group in Birmingham.

Amount: £3,227
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: West Midlands
District: Birmingham District

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

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

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

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

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting.

Help at Hand 13 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £343,682
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: Scotland
District: Stirling

Active Volunteering 14 Nov 2014

Not Available

Amount: £241,097
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Barnet London Boro

Sporting Chance 29 Apr 2013

This a new project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable and isolated older men living in Middlesbrough. It will target the physically inactive and those at risk from undetected health conditions, depression and are lacking in motivation. The project will support beneficiaries to run their own physical activities that could include bowls, football, walking etc which will be delivered in community centres, church halls, working men's clubs, pubs, allotments, green spaces and leisure venues.

Amount: £293,005
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: Middlesbrough

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

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

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

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

VISION Project 01 Feb 2012

This is a project by a charity and not for profit company based in Ipswich. The group will use funding to work with BME women to enable them to take part in volunteering activities, to run community events, including cookery and healthy eating events and to develop their own web page. This will reduce isolation for BME women, enable them to integrate into society and to publicise their activities to more BME women to encourage them to become involved in their activities.

Amount: £9,786
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

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

Volunteer Gardening Team 07 Sep 2016

This project will use the funding to recruit and train volunteers, who will then provide gardening services to older people and those with disabilities. This will increase the group’s capacity to provide gardening services for people.

Amount: £9,408
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol