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Thrive Outreach 23 Mar 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver a series of awareness workshops that will support the needs of men living with the effects of HIV. This will challenge issues surrounding isolation and improve the wellbeing for people accessing the events.

Amount: £8,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Thrive Foundation
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

I.T Step Up 10 Feb 2016

This is a project by a voluntary organisation in Oldham, Greater Manchester. The organisation will use the funding to deliver basic and bespoke IT and internet awareness training to older women in the BAME community in the area. This will improve their ability to access employment and volunteering opportunities, and increase their ability to interact and communicate with younger members of their family and friends.

Amount: £9,996
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Saheli Women's Group
Region: North West
District: Oldham District

Parole de Foi Children Education Project 15 Apr 2015

Extracurricular educational support including a dance and music club for disadvantaged young people will be provided to help with their education whilst developing their life and communication skills.

Amount: £9,998
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Parole de Foi
Region: London
District: Southwark London Boro

Cowshed milk bar & internet cafe 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to purchase IT equipment and deliver focussed sessional workshops over a period of 40 weeks in a safe and comfortable environment. This will enable young people to have better chances in life through increased access to IT equipment, focused sessional support work to assist with CV writing and help with searching for jobs online to improve the individual’s employability.

Amount: £6,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Aspire Community Action Group
Region: North West
District: Bolton District

Enhancement 03 Aug 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver homework classes in Maths and English for Bangladeshi and Somali children and young people aged between 10 to 16 years. This will increase beneficiaries confidence and improve their future education attainment and employment prospects.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Redcoat Community Forum
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Science Summer School 27 Apr 2016

The group will use the funding to run a summer science event at the school to inspire and encourage the next generation of scientists and engineers. This will lead to better chances in life and improved chances of finding employment in industries which are in need of recruiting new people.

Amount: £9,976
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: St Paul's Way Trust School
Region: London
District: Tower Hamlets London Boro

Confidence in Communication 13 Apr 2016

The organisation will use the funding to send 12 of their members to attend the British Stammering Association’s Star Fish 3 day conference, to increase their skills and improve their communication techniques. This will enable the organisation to support the development and training of the participants to gain practical skills which will be cascaded to the whole membership of the group aiming to encourage all members to participate in activities such to help foster positive attitudes and development.

Tottenham Green Multicultural Cultural Festival 2016 27 Apr 2016

The group will use the funding to organise a community festival to provide local people from diverse backgrounds an opportunity to come together. This will help to improve community cohesion in an area where events that bring people together are limited.

A FLIGHT of personal development 17 May 2016

The organisation will use the funding to recruit, train, support and engage twenty harder-to-reach and disadvantaged local people who, through an intensive personal development programme, will become valued members of the performance team as stewards, information providers and production assistants. This will provide social opportunities for isolated older people and skill building and work experience for young adults with learning disabilities and NEETs.

Say No to Fat Britain - Prevent Obesity and Lose Weight 08 Jun 2016

The group will use the funding to create an online platform as well as a printed booklet to promote lifestyle changes for people who are living with obesity. This will promote healthy eating and increased participation in physical activity.

Positive Relationships 19 Oct 2016

This project will use the funding to run a series of sessions in sex education and personal relationships for people with learning difficulties. This will develop their knowledge and understanding enabling them to interact with others in a safe environment.

Amount: £8,738
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Baked Bean Company
Region: London
District: Merton London Boro

Archwaychidi Project 08 Mar 2017

This project will deliver job preparation training to black minority ethnic women who are disadvantaged and excluded from the job market. This will improve their prospects and help remove barriers to employment.

Amount: £9,727
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Archway Chidi Women's Society
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

Brent Debate Club 21 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding to deliver sessions for young people to come together and discuss issues that concern them in the local community. This will encourage greater understanding of others' viewpoints and help develop the confidence of beneficiaries. What Money is for : speaker system, projector, digital camera, microphone, banner, sessional staff, volunteer expenses, refreshments, venue hire

Amount: £9,774
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Greater London Youth Foundation
Region: London
District: Brent London Boro

Progress to Success 27 Jul 2016

The group will use the funding for a new project that will provide local women with advice and support around wellbeing and health, employment, education and development services. The project will also provide training in literacy, confidence, welfare rights and debt management. This will enable beneficiaries to develop their skills in areas such as conflict resolution, interpersonal communication and problem solving as well as improving their self-esteem whilst promoting social cohesion.

Rotary & Chemistry with cabbage in schools and in partnership with par 25 Jan 2017

The funding will be used to deliver twenty ‘introduction to science’ sessions for primary school children and their parents. The project aims to improve people’s life chances by stimulating their interest in subjects with better employment potential and by encouraging them to achieve academically.

Amount: £8,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Rotary Club of Crewe Trust Fund
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East

The urban woodland 22 Mar 2016

The organisation will use the funding to create an outdoor woodland area on the grounds of the school. This will enable the school to provide opportunities for pupils to engage safely in outdoor play and exploration in an area where there are few green spaces to improve wellbeing, health and development.

Mental Health and Employment Social Impact Bond 01 Feb 2016

The funding has been offered for a five-year social impact bond to support people with severe and enduring mental illness to get into work in Staffordshire and Tower Hamlets. Up to 2,800 people will take part in the programme voluntarily and move towards employment through a recognised approach called Individual Placement and Support, and payments as they take up placements. Payments will fund service delivery and repay £400,000 start-up investment capital to Big Issue Invest.

The 60s club 30 Sep 2015

The organisation will use the funding to run intergenerational discussion groups between college students and older members of the local community. This will aim to reduce isolation and loneliness of older people in the local community and improve health and wellbeing.

Amount: £9,770
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Yeshivas Lubavitch Manchester
Region: North West
District: Salford District

Pure Insight - Insightful Mentoring Programme 2016 - 2020 27 Jul 2016

This is an expansion of existing work delivered by Pure Insight. The project will continue to support young people, aged 16-28 and living in Stockport, Manchester and Cheshire East, leaving the care system through positive mentoring. Beneficiaries will be matched with a mentor who will work with them and provide advice and support to help improve specific life skills.

Amount: £288,470
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Pure Insight 1628
Region: North West
District: Stockport District

The Changing Perspectives Project 14 Sep 2016

The organisation will train four individuals with experience in mental health first aid to deliver interactive awareness sessions to vulnerable people with mental and emotional health issues. The aim of this project is to engage, educate and break down barriers for people in the community to improve their psychological and physical wellbeing and promote social inclusion.

Amount: £9,075
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Equilibrium North West CIC
Region: North West
District: Wirral District