National Lottery Community Fund

(Registered Charity No: GB-GOR-PB188)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Sole supporter: 10% by number, 9% by value.
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National Lottery79%84%
Garfield Weston Foundation19%14%
The Henry Smith Charity18%11%
Comic Relief14%5%
Lloyds Bank Foundation14%9%
BBC Children in Need13%8%
Co-operative Group12%10%
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation10%4%
City Bridge Trust9%4%
The Tudor Trust8%5%
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In this period they've made 4585 significant donations to registered charities totalling £343,145,861

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
30/06/2019 £333,543 WORKS FOR US 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/06/2019 £121,463 PADDINGTON ARTS 2? The project will use the funding to support vulnerable young people aged 10 - 18, by offering trained mentors and offer social, creative activities and residential weekends. The activities will include photography and spoken word workshops to explore the young person’s culture and environment and the end work will feature in a final exhibition.
30/06/2019 £327,561 TUNBRIDGE WELLS MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE LIMITED 2? The organisation will use funding to support and develop the existing work at The Hub over three years. The Hub is a vibrant well-being centre based in Central Tunbridge Wells that offers a range of wellbeing activities to improve the lives of anyone experiencing mental health issues aged 17 and over. Funding will cover the salaries of a manager and two part-time support workers, volunteer training and operational costs.
30/06/2019 £257,830 THE YOUNG LIVES FOUNDATION 1? The organisation will use funding to deliver its Positive Activities Programme through a new hub based model across Kent and Medway. The programme will provide a fun and supportive environment which will allows disadvantaged young people to engage in new opportunities and experiences.
30/06/2019 £37,500 GRAPES HILL COMMUNITY GARDEN GROUP 1? This organisation addresses health issues in the Mancroft district by providing regular opportunities for residents to take part in physical activity in the open air. It will use funding to expand their current family gardening group from 12 – 28 weeks, improve and extend the volunteer programme and introduce further opportunities for individuals to learn new skills, grow local food and be part of a positive local community project.
30/06/2019 £117,846 THE KINGS ARMS (PETERSFIELD) 2? The organisation will use funding to expand upon its concluded Youth Link project. The proposal seeks to bring together organisations and representatives working with young people to form a whole Public Sector: Local Authority network that will collaboratively work together to best serve the interests and identified needs of Young People in East Hampshire.
30/06/2019 £164,872 MILTON KEYNES CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/06/2019 £90,000 EAST LONDON BUSINESS ALLIANCE 2? The project will use the funding to expand their work with older people, reach more beneficiaries in the community and strengthen the connections and networks between community organisations working with older people.
30/06/2019 £302,596 VOLUNTARY ACTION EPPING FOREST 3? The organisation will use funding to continue its Community Clubs project, providing opportunities for over 65’s who are socially isolated to enjoy regular club activities, telephone befriending, daytrip/outings and a chance to build relationships with others in similar situations.
30/06/2019 £132,288 COMMUNITY LANGUAGE SUPPORT SERVICES 2? The project will use the funding to run their activities supporting vulnerable women, especially refugees from east Africa and other Arabic speakers to access mainstream services such as health, education, welfare, housing and legal services.
30/06/2019 £205,302 OPENING DOORS 3? This organisation is a user-led organisation which is run by people with learning disabilities, for people with learning disabilities. The project runs bespoke training courses for people with learning disabilities living in Norwich and Cromer. The group will use funding to expand the current provision, and develop a new group in Cromer. This will be enable more adults with learning disabilities to learn the knowledge and skills they need to build safe, successful, connected lives.
30/06/2019 £105,630 LATIN AMERICAN DISABLED PEOPLES PROJECT 4? The project will use the funding to help the Latin American community and support the integration process to improve their quality of life, lower levels of poverty including in work poverty, and achieve a better sense of awareness and importance of well-being and mental health.
30/06/2019 £42,572 ONE TO ONE (ENFIELD) 3? The project will use its funding to create an opportunity to conduct comprehensive restructuring to develop their user-led management team.
30/06/2019 £50,000 1ST WARLEY SCOUT GROUP 3? The Warley Scout Group will use funding towards rebuilding their Scout Hut. This will include electrics, plumbing, plastering, Internal Partitioning, Toilet Cubicles, Internal Doors, 2nd Fixing, and insulation.
30/06/2019 £153,919 CORALI DANCE COMPANY 3? The project will use the funding to grow their youth dance group, adults community class and deliver bespoke partnership projects as well as develop a new schools outreach programme.
30/06/2019 £213,330 CHILDREN'S RESPITE TRUST 3? The organisation will use funding to cover staff costs to provide free respite care and support to disabled children and their families.
30/06/2019 £260,000 THE FIFTH TRUST 2? The organisation supports adults with learning disabilities in Kent to achieve their full potential. The organisation will use funding to redevelop its Amenity Pavilion. The new site will provide disability access and adult changing areas.
30/06/2019 £206,700 THE WAVE PROJECT 4? The Wave Project (TWP) supports young people to feel more positive and emotionally strong through surfing. Funding will be used to cover the salary cost of a Project Coordinator, as well as general running costs.
30/06/2019 £215,112 CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY CENTRE EAST LONDON 5? The project will use the funding to provide free access to their Story Centre for 0-9 year olds, working specifically with disadvantaged parents and children particularly those who are at risk of homelessness, living in temporary accommodation, refugees or have been displaced or have English as an Additional Language.
30/06/2019 £498,849 MILTON KEYNES YMCA LIMITED 3? The organisation will use funding to launch a new service, ‘Under One Roof’. The focus of the project will be to provide a personalised pathway of support to residents who live in social housing in the city. The provision will focus on three keys areas: independent living, health and well-being and employability.
30/06/2019 £249,944 READING COMMUNITY WELFARE RIGHTS UNIT 1? The organisation, which provides a specialist advice service to all sectors of the local community in relation to all welfare benefits, will use funding to hire a Welfare Rights Manager. This person will be responsible for training and managing a new team of volunteers. The funds will also pay for accommodation, running costs and ongoing training for volunteers.
30/06/2019 £160,650 ASPIRE OXFORDSHIRE COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE LIMITED 5? No press summary is available in this release.
30/06/2019 £380,160 DAISY'S DREAM 1? This organisation supports children and young people who have been bereaved or have a family member diagnosed with a serious illness. Funding will be used to continue its core work, supporting young people to move forward in a positive way.
30/06/2019 £207,630 MERTON HOME TUTORING SERVICE 2? The project will use the funding to deliver their free pre-entry ESOL classes and home tutoring service in Merton and to develop and test new approaches to their services. The funding will also allow them to reach additional groups such as migrants in low-income employment who cannot currently attend the day classes.
28/06/2019 £10,000 Tullysaran Community Association 1? The group, based in Tullysaran, Co Armagh, is using a grant of £10,000 to start monthly clubs for older people and for families who have children with disabilities or additional needs. They are also using the grant to run a range of activities and services for young people in the area, including an Easter camp, a summer camp, arts and crafts, dance, drama, and sport and fitness.
27/06/2019 £7,276 Grace Womens Development Limited 1? The group, based in north Belfast, supports local women of all ages with training, activities and events, and advice. They are using a grant of £7,276 to run a support group for parents and carers of children with special needs such as Autism Spectrum Disorder. They will also run a summer scheme and training courses in safeguarding and health and safety.
27/06/2019 £13,000 THE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS 7? No press summary is available in this release.
21/06/2019 £86,630 Uppertunity CIC 2? This group will deliver a personal capacity building programme for individuals with learning disabilities and additional support needs. It will run three times a year in the Strathmartine area of Dundee, and will support participants to recognise their aspirations and develop skills.
21/06/2019 £218,412 Grampian Womens Aid Limited 2? This group will continue to deliver and develop their outreach service in Aberdeenshire offering one-to-one emotional support and practical advice to women and children experiencing domestic abuse. The project will work with approximately 300 women, 100 children and 40 volunteers over the two-year period.
21/06/2019 £126,319 East Dunbartonshire Initiative for Creative Therapy 2? This group will relocate, expand and develop their hub for children and young people on the autism spectrum living in East Dunbartonshire. The hub, currently in Kirkintilloch provides a safe space for these individuals to connect socially and partake in arts-based self led sessions together.
20/06/2019 £171,275 YMCA Glenrothes 4? This group will re-develop the back courts of the homeless accommodation in Alexander Road, Glenrothes into a Healthy Living Garden to benefit the residents of the accommodation, the residents of the female homeless accommodation in the South Parks area of Glenrothes and the residents of the Our Place area in Fife.
19/06/2019 £491,609 Aberlour Child Care Trust 6? This project is for Aberlour to transform the way it delivers support for vulnerable children and families in Scotland, shifting focus away from crisis intervention to early intervention/prevention so families can secure the best outcomes for themselves. Aberlour will use data to co-design improvements and create a range of channels for children, families and communities to access support when they need it. Funding will be used to engage staff, volunteers and users to identify needs and design services.
14/06/2019 £50,088 Kirkcaldy YMCA 2? This group will use the funding to run drop in cafes aimed at young people aged 16 to 24 with the aim of improving mental health and wellbeing and addressing low level mental health issues in Kirkcaldy.
13/06/2019 £199,785 SOS N.I. The three year project is working in Belfast to support vulnerable people on the streets on weekend evenings. They are using the grant to make improvements to their current services, including crisis support for people who are immediately at risk and referrals for people who need longer term care and support. Volunteers will be given in-depth training on issues including suicide prevention, safe-guarding children and adults, and training from the PSNI on issues around sexual assault and human trafficking.
13/06/2019 £99,410 Davinas Ark Davinas Ark supports people affected by addiction and their families in Newry and the surrounding areas. They also work to reduce the stigma associated with addiction. They are using a £99,410 grant over two years to run addiction recovery programmes. This includes one-to-one counselling, both men and women only support groups, and education programmes to increase awareness and educate people to better understand addiction. They are also running a family support programme.
03/06/2019 £84,288 Wigtownshire Womens Aid 2? This group will use the funding to continue providing evening and weekend refuge support to women affected by domestic abuse in the Wigtownshire area of Dumfries & Galloway. Over two years, the project will support around 80 people.
31/05/2019 £3,000 Burnside Community Group 1? This group will purchase a range of equipment and materials to enable members to take part in regular arts and crafts sessions.
31/05/2019 £8,000 Portmoak Hall Committee 1? This project will enable the group to replace the floor in their Village Hall near Scotlandwell.
31/05/2019 £9,575 TRIUMPH OVER PHOBIA (TOP UK) 1? Project Summary : Triumph Over Phobia (TOP UK) will provide self-help groups for people experiencing phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and other anxiety related disorders in Cardiff and South Wales. This grant for £9,575 will fund room hire, travel expenses, volunteer recruitment and training, session resources, development director salary, and administration costs.
31/05/2019 £9,975 SPINA BIFIDA, HYDROCEPHALUS, INFORMATION, NETWORKING, EQUALITY - SHINE 3? The project will use funding to see the production of a series of videos detailing real life stories of members dealing with Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus at key stages of life for use with other parents. This will enable them to be more informed, share knowledge and feel less isolated.
31/05/2019 £9,183 AGE UK GATESHEAD LIMITED 3? The funding will help secure a greater premises to help reach a higher number of older people in the area.
31/05/2019 £9,500 ORMSIDE MILL RESIDENTIAL CENTRE LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to provide residential adventurous activities, for young people from low and no income households, where participants will learn new skills, whilst socialising and engaging with people from different communities, with the aim of reducing crime and anti-social behaviour amongst young people.
31/05/2019 £9,000 CLUB 66 BOYS CLUB 3? The funding will provide a lead youth worker to manage a club which is used extensively by young people in the local community who are at risk of anti-social behaviour. The project aims to provide positive diversionary activities to enable these young people to fulfil their potential.
31/05/2019 £9,390 SPRINGHEAD MANAGEMENT COMPANY LTD 1? The charity will relay badly damaged paths which provide access to the rear of the building and to an annexe, with the aim of ensuring access for all to the full range of activities at the centre.
31/05/2019 £10,000 RAIN RESCUE 2? The funding aims to provide emotional support for people drawn into volunteering in response to personal circumstances.
31/05/2019 £9,951 ST ELIZABETH HOSPICE (SUFFOLK) 2? The organisation will provide a weekend respite service, providing short breaks for young people transitioning from children hospice care to adult hospice care.
31/05/2019 £9,957 BEIS YAAKOV LONDON SEMINARY 1? The project will use the funding to deliver a programme of interactive activities, promoting wellbeing and healthy nutrition, and a health retreat trip for local young people.
31/05/2019 £9,600 HIGHGATE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH CHARITY 1? The funding will be used to update and make the kitchen safe in the local community hub.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Birmingham Open Spaces Forum The funding will be used to deliver a range of events for young people. The project aims to develop positive attitudes towards the use and care of parks in the local areas by young people.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HOME-START HIGH PEAK 1? The funding will be used to employ a part time administrator. This will enable the organisation to expand its range of support services and improve the efficiency of the organisation.
31/05/2019 £9,570 BART'S CITY LIFE SAVER 1? The project aims to train people on how to effectively use defibrillators and deliver first aid to save lives and the funding will be used to subsidise first aid training for people unable to pay.
31/05/2019 £8,988 ZEST-HEALTH FOR LIFE LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of cooking sessions for people of all ages from diverse backgrounds. This will enable people to get together and share positive experiences while building new friendships.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ACTA COMMUNITY THEATRE LTD. 4? The funding will be used to deliver creative workshops for elderly people at risk of social isolation. The project aims to reduce loneliness and improve mental health and wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £242,091 Home-Start in East Lancashire 2? This project will expand the existing activities of Home-Start Rossendale, Burnley and Hyndburn supporting parents with at least one child under five struggling with financial deprivation, isolation, mental illness, disability, domestic violence and engaging with services. Volunteers with parental experience will provide support in family homes.
31/05/2019 £200,000 BRADFORD CYRENIANS LIMITED 3? The funding will provide services such as housing and support for men experiencing domestic abuse, people with a history of rough sleeping/homelessness, and people with a history of offending. They aim to help individuals break negative cycles and raise their aspirations.
31/05/2019 £10,000 GUJARAT HINDU SOCIETY, PRESTON 1? The company will deliver open sessions at their temple and at community venues including schools. The sessions will help non-Hindus become more aware of what it means to be a Hindu in terms of religion, culture and identity with the aim of establishing mutual respect between communities.
31/05/2019 £9,950 THE WALK TO FREEDOM FOUNDATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to run new activity sessions and social groups to help bring people together and reduce isolation in the community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WONDERFULLY MADE WOMAN 1? The funding will be used to train women from black and minority ethnic communities who have experienced domestic abuse to interview others with a focus on celebrating women and their achievements. Participants will produce two magazines to share the things women want to celebrate about their lives. The project aims to help women to improve their resilience, reduce isolation and celebrate womanhood.
31/05/2019 £9,778 NEW NOTE PROJECTS 5? The project will use funding to deliver rehabilitation programme for a self-help group of people recovering from the effects of drink and drugs addiction, mental health issues, homelessness, prison and social isolation by being taught to play the guitar and give a live performance with a group of people affected by similar struggles in their life and personal circumstances.
31/05/2019 £9,630 DOVER SMART PROJECT 2? The funding will be used to work with six local communities to design and create artworks that will improve public spaces that are often neglected and affected by anti-social behaviour. The project aims to work with the community including schools and community centres to enhance the local area through positive creative activities.
31/05/2019 £9,989 YAPTON AND FORD VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to set up a community cinema within their village hall. The project aims to improve the facilities they provide for local residents, provide an opportunity for people to socialise and reduce isolation.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE DAVENHAM PLAYERS 2? The funding will be used to extend the theatre building and replace toilets with disabled-compliant ones. The project aims to reconfigure the space to meet an identified need for more community accessible facilities in the village.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HORWICH HERITAGE 1? The charity will run an after-school project for older primary age children to explore the towns heritage and construct a model of the town as it is now.
31/05/2019 £9,949 BRANDON CARRSIDE YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PROJECT 3? The funding will be used to continue to deliver a programme of summer activities for young people, and involve them in helping to deliver community events.
31/05/2019 £9,950 OXFORD AGAINST CUTTING 3? The funding will be used run workshops in secondary schools covering the topic of Honour Based Abuse to school staff and pupils in year 7 and 8. The project aims to raise awareness of subject and influence change.
31/05/2019 £250,446 NETWORK FOR AFRICA 2? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £9,948 WINGS OF HOPE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver extra-curricular educational support activities that are designed to meet the needs of homeless children from minority communities. The project aims to improve life chances and opportunities for learning.
31/05/2019 £9,643 SOUTH WYE DEVELOPMENT TRUST LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to purchase new IT equipment to improve the facilities for the local community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WELSHAMPTON PARISH HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace the windows and doors at the parish hall to create a safe and warm community space.
31/05/2019 £9,840 CONNECTED CHARITABLE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver leadership workshops for young people. The project aims to improve participants’ interpersonal skills and encourage them to build community relationships.
31/05/2019 £9,800 BROMSGROVE & REDDITCH CIRCUIT OF THE METHODIST CHURCH 1? The funding will be used to create a community garden. The project aims to provide a space where local people can participate in events and activities.
31/05/2019 £8,950 DANCE IN DEVON LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to run dance sessions for older people and intergenerational events. The project aims to improve physical fitness and build social relationships.
31/05/2019 £9,240 TORBAY ADVICE NETWORK 1? The funding will be used to train volunteers to help support people through the different stages of claiming disability benefits. The project aims to improve independent living.
31/05/2019 £9,180 ASPLEY PARTNERSHIP 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of activities and social excursions for older people. This will enable participants to get together, share experiences and create new friendships.
31/05/2019 £9,520 POSITIVE WEST MIDLANDS 1? The project will train people with lived experience of the difficulties people with HIV face to become peer mentors. Alongside this, the project will maintain an accessible and safe space for their members, and provide activities to improve wellbeing and bring people together.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THEATRE ORCHARD PROJECTS LIMITED 5? The funding will be used to deliver community puppetry workshops and performances based on the local environment. The project aims to bring people together and empower people to take action to protect nature.
31/05/2019 £10,000 KIN CYMRU 1? Project Summary : Kin Cymru in Swansea will use the grant to provide advice and support to families and children with disabilities. This grant for £10,000 will fund office rental, utilities, office supplies, and volunteer expenses.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CYLCH MEITHRIN BAE CINMEL 1? Project Summary : Cylch Meithrin Bae Cinmel in Conwy will use the grant to set up childcare play sessions, offering a Welsh language service to those who would not otherwise be able to attend due to rurality or low income. This grant for £10,000 will fund wages, room hire, outdoor and indoor equipment, marketing, refreshments and office supplies.
31/05/2019 £10,000 PELHAM HALL 1? Project Summary : Pelham Hall in Monmouthshire will use the grant to make their building more accessible for the whole community. This grant for £10,000 will fund the installation of the lift.
31/05/2019 £9,950 YSTALYFERA DEVELOPMENT TRUST 1? Ystalyfera Development Trust in Swansea will use the grant to offer accredited courses to increase the employment skills of people leaving school, people who are currently unemployed, and those who wish to improve their confidence. This grant for £9,950 will fund tutor wages and computers.
31/05/2019 £380,019 FOCUS CHARITY 3? This project will bring together young people aged 13-16 from different backgrounds, experiences and communities for a year-long personal development programme that enables them to build trust, develop skills and help to identify goals, ambitions, interests and passions.
31/05/2019 £46,860 HIGHFIELDS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 2? Through a combination of strategic planning, community consultation, stakeholder engagement, commercial and service development, this organisation will use the funding to plan the long-term future of its work and services taking place at the Highfields Centre.
31/05/2019 £51,160 DERBYSHIRE CARERS ASSOCIATION 2? Derbyshire Carers Association will set up a telephone befriending service to combat the loneliness and isolation of carers living in rural areas across Derbyshire.
31/05/2019 £413,882 TAKE 1 STUDIOS LIMITED 1? This project will tackle issues of knife and youth violence, anti-social behaviour and gang criminality in Nottingham. Take 1 Studios and Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges will do this work through an intensive, bespoke mentoring programme for vulnerable young people (aged 14 - 24) who are at risk from or already involved in youth violence or criminality. It will also involve outreach work, positive diversionary activities and a programme of workshops, seminars and one-to-one sessions with young people.
31/05/2019 £12,816 MAC MULTIPLE ABILITIES CLUB 2? This grant will support initial work to develop the group’s aspiration to create a sustainable community hub for people with a range of disabilities.
31/05/2019 £14,160 EMMAUS STAFFORDSHIRE 1? This grant will pursue its ambition to create an Emmaus community in Stoke-on-Trent. The long-term aim is to create a community in which up to 30 homeless people can be offered a sustainable route out of homelessness undertaking meaningful work in Emmaus’ furniture recycling business and being housed on the premises.
31/05/2019 £278,246 THE COLEBRIDGE TRUST LTD 2? The project will deliver a personal development project for young people aged 13-18 to improve the life chances of young people in Solihull. The project will deliver employment and skills programmes whilst working with people of all ages who often face multiple and complex issues affecting their ability to get into work or other positive future pathways.
31/05/2019 £498,459 ST HELENS CARERS CENTRE 3? The organisation provides a range of support and advice for Adult Carers and Young Carers in St Helens. Funding will go towards staff costs for the organisation’s young carers hub, which provides a single point of access for young carers to get information, advice and a wide range of support services.
31/05/2019 £9,730 BURNSIDE CENTRE 2? The charity will hold a community event to mark the centres Golden Jubilee, celebrating its past and launching their future direction. The project aims to celebrate everything good and vibrant about the local area, the people within it and the contribution of the centre.
31/05/2019 £9,300 MS THERAPY CENTRE, NORFOLK LTD 1? The organisation will use the funding to install LED lighting in the facility to help save money to be spent on improving the activities and services for people with neurological conditions.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SPIRAL SUSSEX 1? The project will use funding to purchase new laptops. The project aims to improve IT facilities at their centre for disabled adults.
31/05/2019 £8,970 ST MARK'S (MILLFIELD, SUNDERLAND) COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 2? The funding will be used to run a weekly drop in for young people, where they can access advice, information and support, including support relating to employment or training goals, as well as IT facilities and fitness activities.
31/05/2019 £9,950 WELWYN PEGASUS FOOTBALL CLUB 1? The organisation will use the funding to run health and fitness sessions for young people in the area in order to reduce anti-social behaviour and promote healthy lifestyles.
31/05/2019 £9,880 Dunmurry Community Association 1? The organisation, based in Dunmurry, supports people living in the local area by running events and activities to bring people together and learn new skills. They are using a grant of £9,880 to run a multicultural event in the village, including food, a marquee, a DJ and music, face painting and bouncy castle, refreshments and stall hire.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HOPE AT HOME 1? The funding will be used to provide accommodation for people living with the effects of modern slavery and human trafficking. The project aims to offer stability, raise awareness and promote life skills.
31/05/2019 £9,850 QUINBORNE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to carry out refurbishment works to the community café. The project aims to create a safe space for local people to come together and build relationships.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ST LUKE'S HOSPICE (HARROW AND BRENT) LTD 2? The funding will be used to run physiotherapy sessions for residents of a hospice. The project aims to improve wellbeing and confidence.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BODY AND SOUL 8? The project aims to improve the services offered to people who use the community centre, by purchasing new equipment.
31/05/2019 £8,386 ST ANDREW'S PARISH CENTRE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to upgrade the sound and audio equipment at the community centre. The project aims to create a more accessible space for local people.
31/05/2019 £9,861 GLOBAL ACTION ON RELOCATION AND RETURN WITH KIDS 1? The funding will be used to recruit a coordinator to manage a team of volunteers who will provide information and peer support to parents unable to lawfully leave the UK. The project aims to improve efficiency of the organisation and reduce waiting lists.
31/05/2019 £9,206 OPENING DOORS LONDON 8? The funding will be used to develop a telephone befriending service for elderly members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. The project aims to provide a support network as well as reduce loneliness.
31/05/2019 £6,020 THE WOMEN & FAMILIES RESOURCE CENTRE 3? The funding will be used to deliver a summer play scheme for children in the local area. The project aims to empower young people through fun activities and create an environment to develop skills and new relationships.
31/05/2019 £9,890 SCHOOL GROUND SOUNDS 1? The project aims to develop music and employability skills to create better futures for participants and the funding will be used to deliver a music project for young men.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HORN OF AFRICA DISABILITY AND ELDERLY ASSOCIATION (HADEA) 1? The funding will be used to deliver an advice service for people from ethnic backgrounds, older and living with disabilities. The project aims to support them with welfare rights, debt, digital exclusion and homelessness.
31/05/2019 £1,500,000 THE PREMIER LEAGUE CHARITABLE FUND 2? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £174,919 DROITWICH SPA MEETING CENTRE 1? This project will provide a welcoming place for people living with dementia to come together and adjust to the changes that a diagnosis brings, in a way that will help them live as well as possible. The funding will provide continuity of service provision and a stable environment that will improve the health and wellbeing of both members and their carers.
31/05/2019 £129,650 SIMPLY LIMITLESS 2? This project aims to combat the effects of social isolation amongst older people in Wyre Forest, so that the longer-term negative health effects of loneliness can be prevented at an early stage. The funding will provide three part-time case workers to interact with people on a one to one basis, creating a plan with them to know how best to enable them to make progress towards becoming more independent.
31/05/2019 £121,926 HOME-START WALSALL 3? The project will provide a holistic family support service to disadvantaged parents and their children across Walsall. The support will be provided through peer to peer home visiting, group support and social activities. The project will recruit and train local volunteers who will be key in helping to shape and deliver this project.
31/05/2019 £424,140 WARWICKSHIRE YOUNG CARERS 3? This project will support over 1,500 young adult carers living across Warwickshire, helping them transition from school into adulthood and further education, work or training. This will support those aged between 14-16 and 17-21, to deliver activities and interventions that will support them to achieve their goals, improve their resilience and empower them to make informed choices about their future.
31/05/2019 £168,517 LIVERPOOL IRISH CENTRE 1? The project will target people from the Irish and Irish Traveller communities in Liverpool to promote physical and mental health through activities such as walking groups, community garden club and an IT club. Funding for the project will go towards project costs which includes office expenses and staff.
31/05/2019 £315,604 VETERANS IN SEFTON 1? The organisation aids veterans, serving personnel and their families on a range of issues, including housing, employment, health related issues, family support, and general welfare needs, essential life-skills to help them ease back into to civilian society. Funding will be used for staff costs and rent.
31/05/2019 £205,000 THE MUSTARD TREE 3? The aim of the project is to develop the skills, boost the confidence and find work for people who are homeless or are at risk of being homeless. Funding will go towards the continuation of the project.
31/05/2019 £10,000 AGE CONCERN VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATION FOR THE ELDERLY MERSTHAM, REDHILL AND REIGATE 2? The project will use funding to employ a Co-ordinator for its Men’s Shed.
31/05/2019 £8,355 FRIENDS OF ADLINGTON LIBRARY 1? The project aims to bring people together to share a cinema experience which otherwise would require travel to a larger town such as Wigan or Bolton. The charity will set up facilities to show old and new films as public screenings timed to allow special needs (e.g. Dementia Friendly) and general showings.
31/05/2019 £10,000 S4ALL LTD 3? The funding will be used to run a digital skills training and support programme for Universal Credit claimants, enabling individuals to manage benefit claims online. The project aims to reduce the likelihood of individuals experiencing a financial crisis.
31/05/2019 £10,000 NORRIS GREEN YOUTH CENTRE LIMITED 2? The organisation will use the funding to provide more activities to people in the community, particularly to those in poverty.
31/05/2019 £9,500 2ND BRAMLEY SCOUT GROUP 1? The funding will be used to make a range of improvements to the outdoor area including improving accessibility and providing a pleasant space to host a range of community events.
31/05/2019 £3,600 LAUNCHPAD READING 4? The project will use funding to provide support to vulnerable homeless people and those at risk of being made homeless by deploying the experience of former homeless volunteers who can apply their expertise, empathy, time and commitment to turn people’s lives around.
31/05/2019 £9,985 ST GEORGE'S THEATRE TRUST 1? The organisation will open up the People’s Pavilion to the community by providing pop-up events for community organisations and the community, such as a training and social hub, charity events, recovery cafe and as a social space. Training and expertise will be provided by the Trust and other professional agencies.
31/05/2019 £8,992 BIRTLEY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 4? The funding will be used to deliver twice weekly social afternoons for older people at their Community Centre. They will also provide a young people’s group to help improve their training and employment opportunities.
31/05/2019 £9,902 PELTON FELL COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP 2? The funding will be used to deliver weekly youth activities at the Centre.
31/05/2019 £9,555 NEW INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER 1? The organisation will run a series of storytelling workshops across two schools and the community, culminating in the performance of two theatre shows for the community. The project will help bring diverse and fragmented communities together.
31/05/2019 £9,945 KIDZ KLUB - LEEDS 4? The funding will be used to deliver early intervention work to support and target children and families in most need. The project aims to build resilience, positive attachments and relationships.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SOUTH LIVERPOOL DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES 3? The organisation will expand existing domestic abuse services into the evenings, allowing women who work to access the services. Funding will go towards training a further 100 volunteers in the evenings to learn about and identify domestic abuse and provide advice and emotional support.
31/05/2019 £9,650 CAMBRIDGE CYRENIANS LIMITED 4? The organisation will use the funding to run community consultations and an audit to help shape the future of the service, helping more people who are homeless gain access to support.
31/05/2019 £4,835 Burnside and District Community Group 1? The group, based in Burnside, near Doagh, are using a grant of £4,835 to run a programme of activities for their community. Activities include a luncheon club, arts and crafts sessions, a Christmas party, an Easter celebration, a roller disco, and trips away.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ST MARYS SECRET GARDEN LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to run their gardening activities for people from diverse backgrounds. The project aims to bring people together to maintain the local environment whilst improving their wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CROSSWAY PREGNANCY CRISIS CENTRE LTD 1? The funding will be used to cover the cost of training new and existing volunteers for a confidential support service available to people affected by pregnancy loss. The project aims to raise awareness of locally accessible services and improve people’s lives.
31/05/2019 £9,994 GREATER LONDON YOUTH FOUNDATION 1? The project aims to bring young people in Brent together to discuss issues in their community and meet new people and the funding will be used to run a youth parliament in London.
31/05/2019 £9,900 EZRA UMARPEH LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to purchase a van to deliver assistive equipment to people living with health problems in the local area. The project aims to reduce costs for people who require assistive support at home by delivering the equipment to them.
31/05/2019 £9,768 DERBYSHIRE CAVE RESCUE ORGANISATION 1? The funding will be used to purchase new communications equipment for a search and rescue organisation. The project aims to improve communications so it can respond effectively to missing people and livestock.
31/05/2019 £10,000 S A D A C C A LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to run skills workshops for people from ethnic minority communities, with the aim of improving employability skills and opportunities.
31/05/2019 £9,800 ALLESLEY PARK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION LTD 1? The funding will be used to carry out roof repairs in order to create a community café and meeting space. The project aims to provide work experience and reduce isolation.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SHAH PORAN ISLAMIC JAMI MOSQUE AND COMMUNITY TRUST 1? The funding will be used to deliver healthy living workshops to older people. The project aims to improve health and wellbeing of participants whilst bringing them together for positive activities.
31/05/2019 £4,510 ROTARY CLUB OF TIVERTON FOUNDATION TRUST FUND 2? The funding will be used to refurbish the wishing well of the rotary club. The project aims to restore the well and seating area to be a usable social area for the local community.
31/05/2019 £550,350 BBC CHILDREN IN NEED 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £447,474 THE CINNAMON NETWORK 6? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £254,908 EAST DURHAM COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST LTD 5? This funding is for a project designed to support local people experiencing financial difficulties by providing, for example, welfare and debt advice and activities for young people and their families during the school holidays.
31/05/2019 £126,635 ACTION STATION SOUTH TYNESIDE LIMITED 5? This funding is for a community centre, which provides a range of valued services, including a community café and library, confidence- and skills-building sessions, and health- and wellbeing-focussed activities. The new funding will enable the centre to provide additional support to local people experiencing financial difficulties and to establish a range of training and volunteering opportunities.
31/05/2019 £199,850 THE NORTH TYNESIDE CARERS CENTRE 7? This funding is for a charity that works with local carers - enabling them to provide a programme of support for carers and bring them together to bolster their support networks and reduce social isolation.
31/05/2019 £399,800 RUSH HOUSE LTD 2? The funding will continue the organisations work with young people age 18 to 30 from the Rotherham area, addressing issues which have prevented them from accessing education, employment and training. The project will employ life coaches to help work with those identified, with aim of helping them back into education or employment.
31/05/2019 £403,441 DISABILITY SHEFFIELD CENTRE FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING LIMITED 2? The funding will provide a number of adapted bicycles, qualified teaching and weekly sessional activities for children with disabilities in Sheffield. The aim is to make cycling inclusive and accessible to children with physical disabilities, and raise their aspirations.
31/05/2019 £5,000 MAKE IT SHINE SEN PROJECT 2? The funding will be used to provide activities for children with disabilities and support and advice for parents. The aim of the project is to support the health and wellbeing of the parents/carers and children.
31/05/2019 £10,000 READING REFUGEE SUPPORT GROUP 1? The organisation will run a celebratory event to raise awareness, highlight the work they have done and sustain activities to support refugees within the community.
31/05/2019 £9,970 THE BEIS 1? The funding will be used to run emotional and mental health sessions for young Jewish people. The project aims to offer the support and guidance needed to succeed in education, employment and with the stresses of an orthodox family life.
31/05/2019 £9,520 THE APLASTIC ANAEMIA TRUST 1? The organisation will run fourteen patient support meetings for people with Aplastic Anaemia and their families, supported by two patient volunteers. The events will offer a mixture of clinical and treatment related information as well as non-clinical face-to-face support delivered by professionals and people with lived experience of the issues.
31/05/2019 £9,900 CEREBRAL PALSY UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB 1? The funding will be used to run mentoring and support workshops for children and adults with Cerebral Palsy. The project aims to use football as a tool to develop key life skills such as communication, resilience and positive self-reflection.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TOUGH LOVING 2? The funding will be used to provide support and guidance to homeless young people. The project aims to offer accommodation and an individual bespoke care plan to develop and achieve short and long-term goals.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ACTIVE FUSION 2? The funding will be used to deliver youth provision including arts and crafts along with physical activities. The project aims to encourage social interaction and improve health and wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £9,978 TOGETHER NEWCASTLE 2? The funding will help create two new community groups where there is currently no provision for women or older people, to help reduce isolation and create a sense of community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LONG MELFORD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements to the kitchen in order to continue to provide an important facility to the community and the groups that use the space.
31/05/2019 £375,235 St Lukes Episcopal Church Glenrothes This group will run a three year long activity known as Peace ‘n’ Jam. This will allow for the refurbishment of the non-worship space within the church to establish a community café and social hub. This will benefit 500 individual of Auchmuty, the Our Place area in Glenrothes, Fife over three years.
31/05/2019 £9,500 VOYAGE 5? The funding will be used to deliver a leadership and support programme focusing young people at risk in order to raise participant’s aspiration, confidence and skills.
31/05/2019 £5,160 FRIENDS OF COTTERIDGE PARK 1? The funding will be used to provide science and nature clubs for children. The project aims to encourage learning and to bring people together.
31/05/2019 £9,660 PRISM THE GIFT FUND 5? The funding will be used to support young people with bereavement through the use of a therapeutic app. The project aims to prevent serious mental health problems by facilitating peer to peer and other support.
31/05/2019 £9,980 THE WICKERS 1? The funding will be used to deliver an early intervention educational programme for young people. The project aims to reduce knife crime and promote positive behaviours.
31/05/2019 £9,960 DORSET AGENDA 21 1? The funding will be used to produce a guide based on reducing household emissions. The project aims to bring people together across the community to take action on climate change.
31/05/2019 £4,650 Oldham Pride The funding will be used to hold a pride festival in Oldham for members of the LGBTQ community. The project aims to provide advice and support for people from this community whilst holding an event to bring people together.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TYSOE VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace a flat roof at the village hall to improve the venue for community events and activities.
31/05/2019 £9,900 WOMEN ACTING IN TODAYS SOCIETY 4? The funding will be used to develop and deliver a catering training course for women who are ex-offenders or survivors of domestic abuse. The project aims to equip participants with life and employment skills alongside socialising opportunities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CHRISTIAN RESTORATION MANCHESTER 1? The funding will be used to install a reliable gas supply and associated pipe work to the church hall, this will enable the safe and continued use of this community facility.
31/05/2019 £9,350 YOUNG CARERS DEVELOPMENT TRUST 2? The funding will be used to deliver educational support and workshops to young carers. The project aims to provide practical career support and raise aspirations.
31/05/2019 £99,769 CHINESE IN WALES ASSOCIATION 1? Project Summary : The Chinese in Wales Association (CIWA) will provide a multilingual outreach advocacy, advice and information service to vulnerable ethnic Chinese residents living in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend. The Stand Up for Yourself project will undertake specialist casework for Chinese refugees, asylum seekers and their families, as well as victims of hate crime. It will be supported by volunteers who will be able to access training opportunities to develop skills around community engagement and will also work closely with third sector organisations to enhance their knowle
31/05/2019 £16,070 NEW LIFE HORSE CARE SANCTUARY 1? The funding will go towards co-producing arts therapy classes for people experiencing mental ill health, with some classes being designed and ran by service users themselves. A mental wellbeing scale will also be produced, in order to enable effective reporting and reflecting on the efficacy of the programme, and part of the funding will go towards creating testimonials to promote the programme to a wider audience. The project aims to improve the mental wellbeing of people in the local community.
31/05/2019 £382,836 NENE VALLEY CHRISTIAN FAMILY REFUGE LIMITED 4? This funding will help continue and develop the group’s holistic domestic abuse services, including a specialist domestic abuse recovery and rehabilitation programme for women and children, alongside a domestic abuse perpetrator programme for men. This will support local women and families to find refuge from domestic abuse, compassionate support to break free from abusive relationships and non-judgmental help to restore their lives.
31/05/2019 £118,415 SLIDING DOORS 1? The project aims to provide access to worthwhile volunteering opportunities for people with disabilities who have never previously had the opportunity to help others. The project will offer a program of events designed to foster connections between isolated people, improve their physical and mental wellbeing and create a sense of purpose and community through activities such as an art and craft group, bingo, variety of wellbeing and information sessions, monthly cabaret evening and games afternoons.
31/05/2019 £255,000 BOLTON CARERS SUPPORT 2? The organisation supports unpaid carers, aged over 18, who live or care for someone living in Bolton. funding will ensure carers get adequate support through a range of activities, courses, advice and events that bring carers together and give them skills for life.
31/05/2019 £490,000 HOME-START UK 5? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £8,000 Bodster Equine Assisted Learning Community Interest Company The project will use funding to support 40 older people affected by social isolation, mental health and depression issues run a mindfulness project to interact with young people, learn new craft skills and complete small tasks with project ponies to develop new friendships and support networks.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HARRYS HYDROCEPHALUS AWARENESS TRUST 1? The project will use funding to educate and raise awareness of Hydrocephalus in children to health care professionals, and better support families who have a child with condition.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE PEPPER FOUNDATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to provide the salary for a coordinator to provide more events and activities for children living with debilitating health conditions.
31/05/2019 £205,398 NORFOLK CITIZEN'S ADVICE BUREAU 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £8,900 The Billy Project CIC The project aims to run a weekly class for women that combines getting fit with healthy eating education and also an issues referral service with a network of other service providers.
31/05/2019 £8,000 CAMBRIDGE RE-USE 2? The organisation will use the funding to help expand the service and provide more volunteers with access to support and help them find employment.
31/05/2019 £10,000 FEEDING FAMILIES 1? The funding will be used to expand their support for volunteers, and enable them to provide Christmas hampers to more families in food poverty.
31/05/2019 £9,060 Breezemount Community Association 1? The group, based in Conlig, runs community events, activities and programmes to bring local people together to learn new skills, make friends, and build a sense of community. They are using a grant of £9,060 to run a programme of activities, including a weekly mums’ and tots’ group, health talks, arts and crafts, cookery, a dance programme for young people and a community planting project for local residents to create hanging baskets and other displays. Theyre also buying 3 laptops to support their work.
31/05/2019 £9,975 WALKING WITH IN NORTH TYNESIDE 1? The funding will be used to make improvements to the group’s new community venue. The project aims to provide a facility which meets the needs of people from the local community.
31/05/2019 £9,700 SHAUGH RECREATION HALL AND PARISH ROOM 1? The funding will be used to build a separate small meeting room and install audio-visual equipment at the recreation hall. The project aims to increase community activities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WALSALL CARDIAC REHABILITATION TRUST 1? The funding will be used to purchase a heart monitoring system, which will help people in their rehabilitation following a heart attack. The project aims to address health issues and help people reach their potential.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HARINGEY PLAY ASSOCIATION 3? The funding will be used to facilitate the management of a community playground for local children and their families. The project aims to improve access to local facilities and promote physical activity.
31/05/2019 £4,740 THE BRAIN TRUST LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver a residential short break for families with autistic children. The project aims to support personal development, increase learning opportunities and improve quality of life.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE FRIENDS OF TWO RIVERS SCHOOL 1? The funding will be used to deliver music making activities for children with special learning needs. This will provide stimulating and interesting activities, fostering personal development and enabling people to reach their potential.
31/05/2019 £9,000 CAFLO (COMMUNITY ACTIONS FOR LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES) 1? The funding will be used to conduct a feasibility study of the community centre, which aims to develop plans for the refurbishment and restoration of the centre to be used as a community hub.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ARTICLE 1 CHARITABLE TRUST 4? The funding will be used to host roundtables for members of the Sudanese British community. The project aims to provide a platform for a variety of voices to discuss issues in their community.
31/05/2019 £9,738 HORNIMANS ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to organise creative and engaging workshops using recycled materials and sustainable methods for local young people. The project aims to increase play opportunities.
31/05/2019 £6,211 FLADBURY VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to purchase new furniture and a hearing loop for the village hall, providing a comfortable community facility.
31/05/2019 £10,000 IICHILD 1? The funding will be used to deliver holiday camps for children and young people at the risk of anti-social behaviour. The project aims to build positive social relationships and improve future prospects.
31/05/2019 £6,275 Minety Pre-school CIC The funding will be used to replace the disabled access ramp of the community pre-school. The project aims to improve the health and safety and accessibility of the building.
31/05/2019 £9,892 East Kilbride Moncreiff Parish Church This group will use the funding to create a quiet room to be used by existing and new community groups. The new room will be part of a larger redevelopment to turn the church building into a more community focussed space.
31/05/2019 £300,129 LANCASHIRE WOMEN 4? This project is for Lancashire Women’s Centre to develop a solution for early intervention support services for women and girls in the North-West, to prevent escalation and crisis. The organisation will engage in user research to identify the barriers women experience to wellbeing, and co-produce solutions with women and girls with lived experience of the issue. This will enable women to reach out before problems escalate and manage their own recovery. Learning from this work will be shared across the UK.
31/05/2019 £80,000 BRITISH LIVER TRUST 3? This group will use the funding for support groups for pre and post-transplant liver patients and their families in Glasgow and Edinburgh. They will co-facilitate community based meetings with lived experience peer support, attend health events helped by 40 volunteers and create a network of support.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Touched by Suicide Scotland 2? This group will co-ordinate activities and deliver support for those bereaved by the suicide of a family member or friend. This will include the coordination of support groups, one to one and family support, delivering training and other organisational business.
31/05/2019 £9,956 USER VOICE 5? The organisation will use the funding to run activities for ex-offenders to build supportive relationships and help improve community integration and job retention.
31/05/2019 £10,000 NEWBIGGIN VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used towards construction costs to extend the village hall to provide a function room to allow it to meet demand for activities to improve health and wellbeing and reduce isolation in the local community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LIGHTHOUSE FURNITURE PROJECT LIMITED 5? The organisation provides recycled furniture and white goods, obtained from the community, to people on low incomes and with housing needs, and also provides training and support for the volunteers including unemployed and people with mental health issues. The funding will be used to purchase a new van.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE 10TH AMPTHILL AND WOBURN (TODDINGTON) SCOUT GROUP 1? The organisation will use the funding to improve the security of the scout hut and help it remain an accessible facility used by the group and the wider community.
31/05/2019 £9,750 Dunedin Canmore Housing Ltd This group will use the funding to provide their ‘Forget Me Notes’ choir project to residents in five sheltered housing developments. Those taking part will be aged 60+ and affected by, or at risk from, Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ACCEPT 3? The funding will be used to deliver mental health and wellness support programmes for survivors of abuse. The project aims to equip participants with skills and techniques to develop and strengthen their mental well-being.
31/05/2019 £9,700 TEAM RUBICON UK 2? The funding will be used to recruit ex-military volunteers to respond to communities impacted by natural disaster. The project aims to provide support to both the community and veterans.
31/05/2019 £9,950 THE ROBERT LEVY FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to run an employability skills programme for local young people at risk of exclusion. The project aims to reduce anti-social behaviour and help people fulfil their potential.
31/05/2019 £9,617 WINCHCOMBE DAY CARE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver dance activities for people living with Parkinson’s disease and their carers. The project aims to improve mobility, increase confidence and encourage strong relationships through a shared experience.
31/05/2019 £2,500 EASTWELL VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to purchase a new cooker for a community hall. The project aims to improve the facilities and to ensure the hall can continue running food events for local people.
31/05/2019 £8,800 LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN OF SANCTUARY 1? The funding will be used to provide asylum seekers with basic essentials and signpost support. The project aims to improve life chances and promote integration.
31/05/2019 £9,713 TOR SUPPORT SERVICES 1? The funding will be used to continue providing counselling sessions for young people. The project aims to increase their service offer in order to support more people.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TIME TO HELP (UK) 1? The funding will be used to run online English language lessons for migrants. The project aims to develop their skills and build confidence and live independently.
31/05/2019 £131,000 Hwupenyu Health and Well-being Project SCIO 1? This group will use the funding to provide culturally sensitive support services for BAMER people living with HIV. A mental health worker will also be employed to help participants cope with mental health issues. This three year project will benefit around 280 people and 25 volunteers.
31/05/2019 £2,730 CYNLLUN CYFEIRIO GWYNEDD REFERRAL SCHEME 1? Project Summary : Cynllun Cyfeirio Gwynedd Referral Scheme will use the grant to provide training for playgroup leaders, helpers, parents and advisory bodies to support children with disabilities and special needs across North Wales. This grant for £2,730 will fund venue hire, refreshments, travel, a project co-ordinator, and presentations costs.
31/05/2019 £8,500 FRIENDS OF WILLOWS HIGH SCHOOL 1? Project Summary : Friends Of Willows High School in Cardiff will use the grant to support community members to plan and organise a series of events to bring people from the local area together. This grant for £8,500 will fund media and publicity events, awards and certificates, room décor and equipment hire, refreshments, filming and photography hire, stage hire and entertainment costs, lighting and safety equipment, outdoor cinema hire, and volunteer expenses.
31/05/2019 £9,990 LANCASTER PRIDE UK 1? The funding will be used to host a pride event, where the whole community will be entertained, whilst the LGBT+ community raise awareness of issues faced by them, bringing people together to strengthen communities.
31/05/2019 £9,931 MAHDLO (OLDHAM YOUTH ZONE) 4? The funding will be used to deliver a range of activities for Roma young people. The project aims to help raise the aspirations of young people.
31/05/2019 £9,420 MANCHESTER SUDANESE TREE DEVELOPMENT COMMUNITY 1? The funding will be used to deliver workshops, for parents and carers from the Sudanese community, where participants will gain a greater understanding of school reports, the GCSE grading system and SATS, with the aim of them assisting their understanding of their children’s education.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ROTHERHAM ETHNIC MINORITY ALLIANCE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of activities and workshops celebrating Black History month. The project aims to bring the communities together, strengthen relationships and celebrate diversity.
31/05/2019 £9,820 ACORN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION NEWTON AYCLIFFE 1? This funding will provide activities and trips for members of the community, with the aim of bringing the community together, reducing isolation and improving wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £10,000 6TH LEWES SCOUT GROUP 1? The project will use funding to carry out improvements to their scout hut to repair damage caused by vandalism. The project aims to restore and upgrade their hut for the benefit of members and the wider community.
31/05/2019 £7,292 BREAKSPEARE COMMUNITY PRE-SCHOOL 1? The organisation will improve the environment for children with Special Educational Needs, by drastically reducing the noise levels in the preschool, supporting speech and language needs. They will also expand the sensory space to help children with autism, provide a garden area, replace furniture and provide new toys.
31/05/2019 £10,000 DIMOBI CHILDREN DISABILITY TRUST 2? The funding will be used to provide support and training for parents of children and young people with learning disabilities, including autism. The project aims to tackle the stigma and denial around learning disabilities, and encourage families to seek professional support.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HOME TO WORK LIMITED 2? The organisation will deliver employment skills through workshops based around upcycling and craft workshops targeting local unemployed people and people with complex needs, with the aim of improving skills and increasing engagement.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CHESTER PRIDE 1? The charity will undertake new programmes of support for a range of specific needs within the LGBT+ community with the aim of increasing their impact in more targeted ways.
31/05/2019 £9,958 SCOTTIE PRESS C.I.C. The project aims to highlight community issues, achievements and its history by utilising volunteers and students willing to learn about grassroots journalism. The funding will be used to create and publish a community newspaper.
31/05/2019 £9,936 WOODTHORPE DEVELOPMENT TRUST 3? The funding will be used to create a ‘Tranquil Garden’. The project aims to bring people together in a calm environment to help them deal with anxiety and mental health issues.
31/05/2019 £63,400 Friends of Antrim Castle Gardens 1? The three-year project is improving health and wellbeing and reducing isolation and loneliness for adults and older people in the Antrim area. The volunteer members could face a range of issues including a physical or mental health diagnosis. The project is using the £63,400 grant to provide structured group and informal drop-in sessions to bring people together and focus on social interaction, while taking part in activities including vegetable growing, garden design and craft activities.
31/05/2019 £6,180 St Machar Parent Support Project 1? This group will use the funding to run a summer programme for children and families who have been supported by the project over the past year. It will run three day trips every week for four weeks, which will be organised in collaboration with a steering group of parents and carers.
31/05/2019 £9,994 GET SET GIRLS 3? The project will use the funding will be used to deliver financial management workshops to young people to raise awareness of debt and prevent future financial difficulties.
31/05/2019 £9,890 The Devon Youth Games Trust The funding will be used to increase environmental awareness. The project aims to make a positive impact on climate change through a community event.
31/05/2019 £9,920 POP UP TAI CHI 1? The project will use the funding to offer free tai chi classes and events to local people to tackle loneliness and improve wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £9,620 WEST BROMWICH AFRICAN CARIBBEAN RESOURCE CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to replace the flooring of the centre to improve usability of the facility for the community.
31/05/2019 £9,953 Coram Beanstalk 8? The funding will be used to deliver a reading programme for primary school children. The project aims to engage children in developing literacy skills and positive attitudes towards reading.
31/05/2019 £5,365 ODD DOWN COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used for equipment, activities and excursions for young people. This will enable participants to take part in positive activities and socialise with their peers in a safe supportive environment.
31/05/2019 £10,000 NETTLEHAM COMMUNITY HUB 1? The funding will be used to help with the delivery of community activities and facilities to prevent social isolation and loneliness. The project aims to expand services and develop a strong local community.
31/05/2019 £9,917 START IN SALFORD 4? The project aims to provide support and guidance for people at risk of suicide. The funding will be used to raise awareness for the prevention of suicide.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LIVERPOOL HEARTBEAT 1? The project aims to inspire and empower young people to develop self-esteem and confidence. The funding will be used to deliver interactive superhero themed workshops for young people.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BARROW AND DISTRICTS SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND LIMITED 4? The funding will be used to deliver group activities for people living with visual disabilities. The project aims to provide socialising opportunities and develop skills, self-esteem and confidence in participants.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE GIFT WELLNESS FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to provide address period poverty. The project aims to improve awareness of menstruation and support young women within ethnic minority communities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CROSSROADS CARE CENTRAL & EAST GLOUCESTERSHIRE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to expand the caring service available for people with varied physical health conditions and their carers. The project aims to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £9,950 ARTS 2 HEAL 1? The organisation will offer early intervention through creative workshops for people experiencing poor mental health, with the aim of overcoming symptoms of mental health whilst empowering participants.
31/05/2019 £9,968 WIRRAL YOUTH ZONE 1? The organisation will engage young people who are at risk of committing anti-social behaviour or crime in positive activity through targeted outreach workshops, with the aim of reducing anti-social behaviour.
31/05/2019 £9,850 YOUTH LEADS UK 6? The organisation will deliver workshops, training sessions, work experience and mentorship for young people, with the aim of increasing access to employment skills development and support.
31/05/2019 £10,000 MONTY'S COMMUNITY HUB 1? The organisation will use funding to renovate their garage and an old scout hut which will enable them to create more space and run more activities as their main building has reached capacity. The project aims to enhance and improve facilities for the local community.
31/05/2019 £8,810 PROJECT 229 1? The organisation will use the funding to run an arts project for people with mental ill health and for people who are socially isolated in order to improve wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £219,572 BYKER COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 3? The funding is for an iconic community centre - in the heart of the historic Byker Wall – enabling it to run several new initiatives, including a volunteer-led café project, a creative performance space, and a campaign celebrating the local areas proud cultural identity. The centre currently provides a ‘pay-as-you-feel’ supermarket and meals, financial and debt advice, and music sessions for adults with learning difficulties, among other projects.
31/05/2019 £9,930 HOME-START (HULL) 1? The funding will be used to deliver and develop an after school club for the benefit of families and children in the local community.
31/05/2019 £5,191 CONSETT CHURCHES DETACHED YOUTH PROJECT 2? The funding will be used to deliver a Friday evening drop in service at the community centre, and outreach work for young people. This will provide diversionary, leisure, outdoor, skills learning, community and intergenerational activities for young people at risk of anti-social behaviour and social isolation.
31/05/2019 £9,990 BRIGHTON PEBBLES 4? The organisation will use funding to deliver a respite week’s holiday for families with disabled children and carers to spend quality family time together
31/05/2019 £149,999 Glasgow Night Shelter for Destitute Asylum Seekers 3? This group will deliver their “Catalysts for Change” programme supporting up to 12 short, innovative community nurse led development projects aimed at preventing, reducing and overcoming health inequalities of marginalised groups within those communities.
31/05/2019 £7,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF GREAT YARMOUTH 1? The organisation will use the funding to run music sessions for young people in the area in order to provide a safe place to encourage new friendships and new skills.
31/05/2019 £7,525 THE OLIVE BRANCH CHRISTIAN COUNSELLING SERVICE 1? This organisation will use funding to purchase new IT equipment.
31/05/2019 £9,960 YORKSHIRE HEALTH AND SPORT LIMITED 1? The funding will help provide a series of physical activities, including walking football and yoga, for people who are retired or about to retire from work. This will enable participants to become more active and build peer support networks.
31/05/2019 £10,000 FORESIGHT NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE LTD 6? The funding aims to address low confidence and long term unemployment by removing barriers for those seeking opportunities to gain skills and access training.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE GAYWOOD COMMUNITY CENTRE 1? The organisation will use funding to rewire the electricals in the centre, allowing it to stay open and continue to be an important place for the local community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE PELHAM CIO 2? The project will use funding to provide a community space for local people and the homeless community to train and seek employment opportunities enabling them to lead independent lives.
31/05/2019 £9,900 MUSIC IN HOSPITALS AND CARE 5? The funding will be used to provide 30 pop-up café concerts for carers to provide respite, reduce stress, anxiety and isolation and improve wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £3,490 KOOL CARERS SOUTH EAST LTD 2? The organisation will use the funding to run workshops for young carers to help bring people together and to support curriculum learning.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE BAPTIST UNION OF GREAT BRITAIN 1? The organisation will employ a family and community worker to support the coordination and continuation of activities with a view to providing engagement and development within the local community.
31/05/2019 £9,500 North Berwick Community Centre 1? This group will provide support for vulnerable families experiencing hardship and stress through counselling and parenting pathway courses including Peep, Bookbug, Raising Children/Teens with Confidence, Good Food, Good Health, Speakeasy and baby massage.
31/05/2019 £9,980 WALTHAM FOREST ARTS IN EDUCATION NETWORK 1? The funding will be used to deliver a crime prevention project that will focus upon supporting young people. The project aims to encourage social responsibility and reduce anti-social behaviour.
31/05/2019 £5,000 CHRISTCHURCH DISTRICT SCOUT COUNCIL 1? The funding will be used to purchase a minibus which will help transport young people to positive and engaging social activities. The project aims to provide beneficiaries with opportunities to socialise and help create a stronger, more cohesive community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE ELISHA SMITH INSTITUTE 1? The funding will be used to upgrade the kitchen facilities at the village hall. The project aims to improve the space for members of the community.
31/05/2019 £9,650 OPEN TRAIL 2? The funding will be used to develop two sites into forest schools for children. The project aims to create an accessible space for learning and play activities.
31/05/2019 £8,000 NEWARK COMMUNITY FIRST AID 1? The funding will be used to purchase a mobile treatment unit which will provide first aid cover at events. This will provide support to the community attending local activities and events.
31/05/2019 £9,995 ALIVE ACTIVITIES LIMITED 6? The funding will be used to deliver a community gardening club for older people. The project aims to bring local people together, improve outside spaces and reduce social isolation.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TOGETHER IN MATSON 1? The funding will be used to deliver a structured self-help programme for a variety of personal issues. The project aims to enable people to tackle their own issues, building confidence and resilience in the process.
31/05/2019 £7,600 Cycling Without Age Scotland SCIO 1? This group will use the funding to purchase a Trishaw cycle which will be used to enable older people resident in Clackmannanshire to experience cycle trips. The project aims to reduce isolation.
31/05/2019 £99,360 TREOWEN COMMUNITY HALL 1? Project Summary : Treowen Community Hall, in Newtown, Powys, will replace a redundant tennis court with a multi-use games area allowing children and young people to access a safe and accessible play facility. The project will reduce isolation and antisocial behaviour by increasing opportunities for socialisation and provide further opportunities for younger people. What Money is for : The grant of £99,360, over one year, will provide installation costs, fencing, a ceiling net and bicycle racks.
31/05/2019 £10,000 AZ Elite CIC Project Summary : AZ Elite CIC in Cardiff will run fully inclusive cheerleading, dance and yoga classes for children and young people with mixed physical abilities. This grant for £10,000 will fund equipment, training, and flooring.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LUDCHURCH VILLAGE COMMITTEE 1? Project Summary : Ludchurch Village Committee in Pembrokeshire will use the grant to furnish their newly renovated rural community centre, to ensure that local residents have the provisions to hold community events. This grant for £10,000 will fund furnishings, IT equipment, and kitchen fittings.
31/05/2019 £9,998 FOUR CROSSES VILLAGE CENTRE 1? Project Summary : Four Crosses Village Centre Committee in Powys will use the grant to improve the building’s facilities for the local community. This grant for £9,998 will fund curtains and rails, a projector and screen, and re-painting costs.
31/05/2019 £456,333 NATIONAL UGLY MUGS 5? This project is for National Ugly Mugs to scale up a safety platform for sex workers and all who are vulnerable to sexual violence across the UK. The organisation’s aim is to use digital solutions to end violence against women, breaking the cycle of victimization and reducing/preventing fatalities. Funding will be used to extend digital services that enable sex workers to report violence as it happens, and to create new features on the organisation’s platform, including an app for dissemination of alerts.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Dundee and Angus ADHD Support Group SCIO 3? This group will establish a support and advice hub for families with children with ADHD living in Angus. It will also run regular youth clubs and parent support sessions to help the families cope and learn about living with ADHD.
31/05/2019 £9,600 PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF ST ANNE HIGHGATE 1? The funding will be used to provide accredited training in food and hygiene for vulnerable young people. This will increase participants’ confidence, skills and employment opportunities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BRITISH ALEVI FEDERATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver support activities that are designed to support families and children with disabilities who are from the Turkish community. The project aims to enhance levels of wellbeing and improve access to educational resources.
31/05/2019 £10,000 KING'S COMMUNITY CHURCH 1? The funding will be used to create a community café, which aims to support young people’s skill development.
31/05/2019 £9,850 UNITED IN THE COMMUNITY 1? The funding will be used to refurbish a community venue to create a flexible space for activities and events.
31/05/2019 £9,950 KIRK HALLAM COMMUNITY HALL ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to set up a community choir for singing activities. The project aims to create a feeling of togetherness amongst beneficiaries and build strong relationships across the community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Bengali Performing Arts 1? This group will use the funding to organise a community outing and two multicultural performance events for people in East Renfrewshire.
31/05/2019 £99,490 PEOPLE AND WORK UNIT 3? Project Summary : The project will collect unwanted sportswear from local communities as well as end of line clothing and equipment from sports companies to be recycled and re-sold at affordable prices or even donated to those who are referred. The work will promote habitual healthy lifestyle choices and promote social integration and inclusion by removing barriers to participation. Profits from the social enterprise will be re-invested into the community to support new groups, activities and projects that target those in need. What Money is for : The grant, over three years, will fund 1 x
31/05/2019 £9,870 MEDWAY VOLUNTEER CENTRE 2? The organisation will increase their volunteer numbers to meet the increased demand for befriending services to support older people who are socially isolated within their community.
31/05/2019 £9,410 ASHFORD VOLUNTEER CENTRE 2? The project will use funding to develop a Men in Sheds project within the grounds of their volunteer centre. The project aims to provide men with a non-judgemental community space enabling them to connect, share skills, reduce isolation and improve their mental health.
31/05/2019 £9,943 LUDUS DANCE 2? The funding will be used to provide music, visual arts and dance activities for young people experiencing bereavement. The project aims to teach young people coping mechanisms, mindfulness and self-help techniques to turn feelings of grief into positive pursuits.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE BRENDAN INGLE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver youth club activities, to include art and play sessions, for children and young people with additional needs. The aim of the project is to help young people develop skills in a fun and informal environment, as well as reducing isolation and raising educational attainment.
31/05/2019 £24,000 Drumragh Evergreen Senior Citizens Club 1? The Drumragh Evergreen Senior Citizens Club Project in Omagh is using £24,000 over five years to run monthly meals and activities for their members. This includes presentations and demonstrations on topics chosen by the members, a Christmas lunch and outings. The club is also providing a programme of training and demonstrations on basic skills including financial management and catering, information technology, with an emphasis on cybercrime and online scams.
31/05/2019 £7,000 Paisley Martyrs Sandyford Church This group will use funding to develop an IT suite within the church. The suite will be used by community groups who use the church, particularly youth and older persons organisations.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BIGGER HEART ZANZIBAR 1? Project Summary : Bigger Heart Zanzibar in Swansea will use the grant to provide inclusive dance classes for children and their parents and carers, designed to strengthen their relationships and increase their confidence. This grant for £10,000 will fund volunteer coordinator fees, volunteer expenses, insurance costs, venue hire, equipment, refreshments, administration costs, and evaluation costs.
31/05/2019 £8,816 THE NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY 8? Project Summary : The National Autistic Society will support up to 60 autistic people in Cardiff and Newport through social groups that allow them to share their experiences, reduce isolation, and develop life skills. This grant for £8,816 will fund two support staff, staff travel, staff and volunteer expenses, stationery, postages, DBS checks, training, and cookery sessions.
31/05/2019 £9,830 MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT SANDIES 1? The project will use the funding to run a storytelling club for children and their families to improve understanding and literacy.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WONDER FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver employment workshops for young women from Black, African and Minority Ethnic communities. The project aims to develop skills and improve confidence and employability.
31/05/2019 £10,000 AGE UK SEVENOAKS TONBRIDGE & DISTRICT 1? The funding will be used to continue the delivery of the groups pop-up service for older people. The project aims to create a hub that combats loneliness, isolation and promote well-being.
31/05/2019 £10,000 RATIONALE ARTS 1? The funding will be used to run a series of breakdance sessions for visually impaired people. The project aims to provide a safe environment to practice and increase confidence.
31/05/2019 £9,100 BRISTOL EARLY YEARS TEACHING CONSORTIUM 2? The funding will be used to deliver a cultural competency training event. The project aims to support inclusion in the school community for migrant families.
31/05/2019 £13,500 FAMILY GUIDANCE AND COMMUNITY WELFARE 1? This project will increase opportunities for vulnerable people to develop IT and other key skills to build their confidence. This funding will provide an Assistant Manager to coordinate the running of the project activities in the absence of the Centre Manager, who as a result of this funding will be freed up from centre based activities thus allowing increased promotion and networking opportunities.
31/05/2019 £262,800 SANCTUARY FAMILY SUPPORT 2? The organisation offers support to substance misusers their family members and carers. The service captures substance misusers at the point of them wanting to break or reduce their dependency or following a relapse and encourage family members to approach them. Funding will be used for staff costs.
31/05/2019 £114,000 ARTS 2 HEAL 1? The organisation provides arts-health focused activities to benefit individuals who self-harm or have mental health issues. Funding will be used for staff salaries and arts materials and resources.
31/05/2019 £337,840 BEACON COUNSELLING TRUST 1? The project aims to support those who have been bereaved by suicide through peer-to-peer support and one-to-one therapy. Funding for the project will enable them to engage with more beneficiaries through formal counselling whilst actively facilitating and encouraging group work and peer support within the project.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LEEDS CHILDREN'S CHARITY 1? The funding will be used to purchase equipment to clear land that is overgrown and currently unused. This will enable safe and continued access for young people living with disabilities and limited mobility.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LONG BUCKBY CHILDREN'S RECREATION GROUND 1? The funding will be used to purchase equipment for a children’s park. The project aims to improve the resources that the local community can use.
31/05/2019 £9,660 HERE 2 HELP 1? The funding will be used to deliver a volunteer programme for young people, culminating in a celebratory excursion.
31/05/2019 £9,680 Reading FC Community Trust The funding will be used to deliver sports sessions to young people. The project aims to reduce anti-social behaviour, provide a positive and engaging provision, and promote healthier lifestyles.
31/05/2019 £187,475 BOURNEMOUTH COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE 1? The funding will be used to engage with existing community groups, micro community groups and businesses, enabling them to develop their support for older people experiencing/at risk of social isolation. It will also allow community connectors to be trained, providing support for hundreds of older people in the local community. The project is a partnership between various community organisations and statutory bodies with a joint aim of reducing and preventing loneliness and social isolation in the area.
31/05/2019 £80,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF KIRKLEATHAM, DIOCESE OF YORK 2? This funding is to establish a new community centre – in the place of an older one that was demolished – that hosts a range of community activities. These are to be selected and developed in consultation with local people but could well include afterschool clubs, debt advice, and breastfeeding support groups, as well as lunch clubs, healthy living sessions, and family carer support groups.
31/05/2019 £299,403 ECCLESHILL ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND 3? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £415,659 CHRISTIAN ACTION AND RESOURCE ENTERPRISE LTD 3? The project will provide help housing those on low income or benefits who are homeless, facing homelessness or in a situation of being housed in poor conditions, with the aim of improving wellbeing and reducing distress in the community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Pink Saltire (SCIO) 1? This group will record audio interviews with individuals age 50+ from the LGBT community which will then be broadcast on radio. The aim is for participants to connect with others who have had similar experiences and to use their experiences to enlighten the wider community.
31/05/2019 £9,998 HIGHFLY 1? The project aims to deliver Empowering Through Drama (ETD) workshops for young people who have been affected by bullying related to their physical appearance, ethnicity, faith or their sexuality.
31/05/2019 £3,000 The Butterfly Club This group will use the funding to deliver activities through a summer club for children and young people with severe, complex and profound learning disabilities. The young people will be offered 11 days each throughout the summer holidays where they will participate in a full activity plan with their peer group from across North Ayrshire.
31/05/2019 £9,970 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY 7? The charity will provide new light exercise programmes and creative therapy for people with Multiple Sclerosis across the east of Cheshire with the aim of providing a supportive network and help ease the symptoms of the disease.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CLEETHORPES COMMUNITY SPORTS AND EDUCATION 1? The funding will be used to engage a coordinator who will support volunteers and organise and oversee the delivery of an increased range of centre-based activities for the community. The project aims to improve the wellbeing of the community and help to address anti-social behaviour in the area.
31/05/2019 £9,605 KASHMIR YOUTH PROJECT 1? The funding will be used to run coffee mornings, art and music sessions, job clubs and IT classes for South Asian women. The project aims to improve language barriers to build positive relationships with non BME neighbours and reduce social isolation.
31/05/2019 £9,995 TWIN VISION 1? The funding will be used to deliver creative animation workshops to adults with complex palliative care needs. The project aims to document the journey they are on by creating an animated DVD that celebrates their life and legacy.
31/05/2019 £9,957 MIDHURST YOUTH TRUST 1? The project will use funding to better equip a youth centre that provides activities for young people in a remote rural area of West Sussex.
31/05/2019 £10,000 STOCKPORT WOMENS CENTRE 1? The charity will run group therapy sessions for women who are waiting for therapy for mental health issues. The project aims to engage with women in need of help at an earlier stage to manage and reduce risk of mental health problems.
31/05/2019 £10,000 AIREDALE AND WHARFEDALE AUTISM RESOURCE 1? The funding will provide six different training courses for families who have children with Autism, with the aim of offering a support network for both children and parents.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF CHRIST CHURCH PITSMOOR, SHEFFIELD 1? The funding will provide various activities to help disadvantaged people in the community, including refugees and asylum seekers.
31/05/2019 £9,760 LINACRE BRIDGE COMMUNITY HUB 1? The funding will be used to host a community fun day, mindfulness sessions and green space tidy-ups. The project aims to bring people together to celebrate and improve the local area as a way to learn the benefits of living in a diverse community.
31/05/2019 £5,903 WADDINGTON STREET CENTRE LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to renovate the passenger lift at the mental health resource centre.
31/05/2019 £9,998 WILLOW TREE GARDEN 1? The project will use funding to deliver 18 open public events that will enable the students and learners to test their catering and hospitality skills. The activities will include open community meals, art and craft fairs and catered workshops, corporate training events, yoga and pilates and weight reduction classes, family events, and evening social get-togethers including live music events, bingo, and quiz nights.
31/05/2019 £9,985 MARTHA TRUST 3? The project will use funding to provide respite care for people with profound disabilities across Kent & Sussex to help them remain active by improving the equipment and staff training requirements to meet the needs of the disabled beneficiaries
31/05/2019 £9,999 NORTON VILLAGE HALL 1? The organisation will use funding to replace the existing heating system, ensuring that the hall can be used in winter, and cooled in summer, thus making the whole hall more usable for the community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CHILDREN AND FAMILIES LIMITED 2? The project will use funding to updates its IT data collection and storage systems.
31/05/2019 £9,995 KINGSWOOD CHAPEL TRUST 1? The funding will be used to carry out a consultation, design and planning exercise. The project aims to establish how a community building can be best used to meet the needs of local people.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Mallusk Community Action Group 1? The organisation supports people in the Mallusk and Hydepark areas. They are using a grant of £10,000 to increase production of their community magazine so they are able to reach people living in a new housing development in the area. They are also using the grant to install a lift in the building to make it more accessible, and to buy a removable stage for their community hub so that the hall can be used by a variety of groups, including the local school.
31/05/2019 £9,300 Bloomfield Community Association 1? The group, based in Bangor, supports local people by running activities and events to bring people together and build a sense of community. They are using a grant of £9,300 to run a range of activities, including a reminiscence project, bingo, ICT skills for older people, fitness and physical activity sessions, complementary therapies, a gardening project, and outings and trips.
31/05/2019 £9,276 PEGGIES PARK COMMUNITY CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to continue running their foodbank and support service, as well as volunteering opportunities for people from disadvantaged backgrounds or experiencing homelessness. The project aims to improve their health and wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £8,328 STONEBRIDGE BOXING CLUB 1? The project, which aims to raise awareness across local schools and promote positive activities, will use the funding to create a short film produced by young people and based on knife crime.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SOUTH TYNESIDE CHURCHES' KEY PROJECT 7? The funding will be used to purchase a van which will enable the safe and efficient collection of food, furniture, clothing donations and the distribution of emergency food packs.
31/05/2019 £9,660 Different Spokes The project will use the funding to deliver a series of events around the benefits of cycling for young people from low income households. The project aims to improve health and fitness, encourage friendships and promote cheaper ways to travel.
31/05/2019 £9,500 THE CLIPSTONE MINERS WELFARE COMMUNITY TRUST 2? The funding will be used to continue to provide the services at the youth centre. The project aims to deliver positive social activities and reduce anti-social behaviour.
31/05/2019 £9,845 AL-FALAH EDUCATIONAL TRUST 1? The funding will be used to deliver ICT training to families living with disadvantage. The project aims to develop skills, improve confidence and support children in education.
31/05/2019 £10,000 OVERBURY VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the village hall, which aims to make the hall appropriate for hosting modern activities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BEWNANS KERNOW 1? The funding will be used to develop an activity hub for members of the local community. The project aims to bring people together and provide volunteering opportunities.
31/05/2019 £160,000 Queens Nursing Institute Scotland 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Enagh Youth Forum 2? The organisation, based in Strathfoyle outside Derry/Londonderry, is using a £10,000 grant to refurbish a derelict housing unit in order to extend its premises. The new premises will include a communal space to use for training and events, a quiet room to support the group’s work doing crisis intervention and mental health support, and a confidential space for one-to-one sessions.
31/05/2019 £9,200 YOUNG HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM FOUNDATION 1? The funding will used to create an online platform, providing a comprehensive children’s and youth services database. This will enable parents, carers and professionals to easily search and access services and activities according to need and location.
31/05/2019 £9,732 THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL CHARITY 1? The funding will be used to deliver a music festival for younger patients in the hospital. The project aims to develop a sense of community in the hospital and improve wellness of participants.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CONGOLESE SUPPORT GROUP (CSG) 1? The project will use the funding to hold an event for members of the Congolese community and other local people in order to integrate Congolese woman into the community and to promote community cohesion.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE BROMSGROVE MINIBUS APPEAL FUND 1? The funding will be used to purchase a minibus, which aims to improve the transport provision for people living in the local, rural area.
31/05/2019 £9,550 FATHER'S PLACE 1? Project Summary : Fathers Place in Wrexham will use the grant to provide an inclusion café, offering volunteer opportunities to community members, whilst breaking down barriers and proactively building relationships within the multi-cultural community. This grant for £9,550 will fund a part time coordinator, assistant coordinator and general assistant, equipment and food tasting events.
31/05/2019 £7,642 YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION NEATH BRANCH 1? Project Summary : Young Mens Christian Association Neath Branch will use the grant to improve their computer suite, allowing for people to learn IT skills, increase their prospects, and improve their wellbeing. This grant for £7,642 will fund computing equipment, network upgrade, installation costs, printer, scanner, and office stationery.
31/05/2019 £9,960 CLATTER COMMUNITY CENTRE 2? Project Summary : Clatter Community Centre Limited in Powys will use the grant to make essential improvements to the centre’s facilities, to ensure that the building meets users needs, which were identified during consultations with the local community. This grant for £9,960 will fund demolition costs, partition walls, electrics, plumbing, joinery, and decoration costs.
31/05/2019 £9,000 MOORLAND STAR 2? Project Summary : Moorland Star in Cardiff will offer mentoring, therapies, social activities and entertainment for older people attending their lunch club. This grant for £9,000 will fund sessional worker costs, training, equipment, and a mural artist.
31/05/2019 £9,300 TRANSFORMING LIVES TOGETHER 1? The organisation will provide food and fun activity sessions during school holidays for local children in local areas with high levels of deprivation.
31/05/2019 £9,825 VALLEY COMMUNITY THEATRE 1? The project aims to bring locals together to have fun, to encourage individual development and to reduce isolation. Funding will allow the charity to continue and expand its musical activity sessions with people who have additional needs.
31/05/2019 £9,824 LITTLE MIRACLES CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION 2? The organisation will provide activities during school holidays for families and their children with additional needs, disabilities and life-limiting conditions. There will be a particular focus on providing events which are physically active and socially stimulating.
31/05/2019 £9,950 ADVOCACY ALLIANCE 2? The project will provide a pilot scheme which offers practical bereavement support to vulnerable individuals who have experienced the loss of their spouse.
31/05/2019 £9,990 THE KOLLEL MELECHES MACHSHEVES LTD 1? The funding will be used to deliver youth club activities, workshops and mentoring support for young men from the Jewish community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Golden Years The funding will be used to deliver a programme of social activities for older people from the Jewish community, with the aim to improve levels of wellbeing and reduce isolation.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WOOLASTON MEMORIAL HALL AND PLAYING FIELD FUND 1? The funding will be used to install a new storage extension to the village hall. The project aims to improve the space for increased community use, bringing local people together.
31/05/2019 £4,876 The Wee County Mens Shed 3? This group will use the funding to create a learning room within their premises in Devonside. The project will provide an area to undertake training and educational activities, and provide a quiet space away from the main workshop.
31/05/2019 £8,530 BRIDGEND YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 2? Project Summary : Bridgend Young Mens Christian Association will use the grant to fund a summer programme of activities that will address issues of anti-social behaviour and mental health issues amongst the young people in the area. This grant for £8,530 will fund two outdoor pursuit instructors, youth worker wages, and transport.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BLIND IN BUSINESS TRUST 4? Project Summary : Blind in Business Charity: Charitable Trust will help blind and visually impaired young people in Cardiff improve their confidence and future education and employment prospects. This grant for £10,000 will fund staff costs, travel costs, and venue hire.
31/05/2019 £6,490 THE SOUTH WEST WALES FEDERATION OF TOWNSWOMEN'S GUILD 1? Project Summary : South West Wales Federation Townswomens Guilds in Swansea will use the grant to bring together women from across Wales to build relationships and reduce isolation. This grant for £6,490 will fund venue hire, afternoon tea, entertainment, transport, and printing costs.
31/05/2019 £5,000 Back on Track (Liverpool) Ltd No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £9,990 HERCULES PRODUCTIONS ENTERPRISE CIC The funding will be used to engage young people from black and minority ethnic communities in music production activities, which will involve their creating a music soundtrack to short sitcoms developed by young people. The project aims to bring the community together as well as support young people to develop new skills.
31/05/2019 £3,540 CHICHESTER CITY CENTRE DROP-IN 4? The aim of this project is to create a drop-in centre to provide an after school meeting place for children who have no parental supervision at home after school hours, allowing them to engage in activities and social development alleviating the need for them to roam the streets until they can return home.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BUSHMEAD COMMUNITY CENTRE 1? The organisation will use funding to employ an administrator to help increase the usage of the centre, help support the youth and bowls club, help manage the centre volunteers, and undertake administration tasks. The new member of staff will enable the community centre to continue with its existing opening hours and maintain the existing activities.
31/05/2019 £7,782 THE LESLIE SPORTS FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to create regular volunteering opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. The aim is to get those involved ready for work, providing training opportunities and improved employability prospects.
31/05/2019 £9,980 ONE STOP ADVICE & TRAINING CENTRE 1? The organisation will provide IT training sessions for people who have language and cultural barriers. The lessons will help people apply for and resolve Universal Credit issues, and also provide training on writing CVs and applying for jobs.
31/05/2019 £9,875 YOUNG PEOPLE'S WELLBEING SERVICE LTD 1? The funding will be used to run one to one counselling sessions with young people experiencing a range of issues including depression and anxiety. The project aims to provide early intervention support to young people to improve their mental health, build their resilience and self-esteem.
31/05/2019 £9,950 EDGELANDS ARTS 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of creative and social activities for women from Asian communities. The project aims to bring women together to strengthen relationships and celebrate cultural identity.
31/05/2019 £2,700 FRIENDLY BOMBS THEATRE COMPANY 1? The funding will be used to hold a short theatre skills workshop for people with learning difficulties. The project aims to engage participants in positive activities, build their confidence, self-esteem and reduce social isolation.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TRUST LINKS LIMITED 8? The organisation will use the funding to run a mental health and wellbeing hub for adults with mental ill-health in order to provide important support.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE PARSON CROSS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FORUM 1? The funding will be used to provide fun, engaging activities to bring parents and children of the local community together. The project aims to reduce isolation and improve quality of life for local people.
31/05/2019 £9,998 VETERANS IN COMMUNITIES 1? The funding will be used to provide opportunities for ex-armed forces personnel and other members of the community to come together and produce wooden garden items, hanging baskets and allotment items. The project aims to help participants to improve their mental wellbeing while also supporting the development of stronger community relationships.
31/05/2019 £6,967 HERTS INCLUSIVE THEATRE 2? The organisation will use the funding to run activity sessions leading to a performance involving children and young people with disabilities in order to improve wellbeing and social opportunities.
31/05/2019 £9,945 INITIATIVE FOR ALL 1? The funding will be used to help people who face employment barriers gain skills in health care through an educational training programme. The project aims to help people apply for jobs, reduce unemployment and help support people into work.
31/05/2019 £9,892 FRIENDS OF ST. JAMES PARK 1? The organisation will use funding to expand its service, providing learning and job training opportunities for disadvantaged people
31/05/2019 £10,000 After Breast Cancer Diagnosis CIC The organisation will deliver a series of exercise and activity based retreats for breast cancer patients living with and beyond their diagnosis, with the aim of improving health and wellbeing and establishing support networks.
31/05/2019 £9,200 The Bright Umbrella Drama Company 1? The organisation, based in east Belfast, uses drama to encourage people to address social issues. They are using a £9,200 grant to put on a play about mental health issues for eight youth groups across Northern Ireland. The play will raise awareness of these issues and provide a space for young people to talk about their concerns and experiences.
31/05/2019 £8,892 ST MARGARET'S HOUSE 2? The project will run woodworking workshops for local men, with the aim to improve wellbeing and mental health and reduce social isolation.
31/05/2019 £8,000 THE MANOR HOUSE CENTRE FOR PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELLING 1? The funding will be used to provide accessible counselling therapy for people who need mental health support. The project aims to supplement on existing services and improve local provision.
31/05/2019 £9,745 The British Enhancement Centre The funding will be used to train local people to deliver autism awareness and activities. The project aims to reduce barriers to engagement and inequalities for people living with autism.
31/05/2019 £6,800 ALIVE AND KICKING U.K. 4? The project aims to better enable people to identify signs of poor mental health and reduce stigma and the funding will be used to deliver a mental health awareness programme.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LINDRIDGE ENTERPRISES LTD 1? The funding will be used to continue provision of a community café. The project aims to provide work experience opportunities for young people living with learning difficulties and promote social inclusion.
31/05/2019 £9,883 CHILDREN NORTH EAST 2? This funding is for a project designed to provide activities, as well as mentoring and counselling sessions, for local young people, during the school holidays.
31/05/2019 £184,928 Sailortown Regeneration Group 1? The project is using a £184,928 grant to re-open the derelict St Joseph’s church in Sailortown, north Belfast, as a community hub. Over two years, the funding is being used for essential maintenance. New staff are coordinating community activities in the hub, including young people’s creative art, ex-seamen’s sessions and social events. They are also setting up a plan to develop the building further and fully refurbish it as part of a wider strategic plan for the area.
31/05/2019 £10,000 TOUBA COMMUNITY BRISTOL CHARITY 1? The funding will be used to provide a community space and facilities for a range of educational and recreational activities, including a family fun day. The project aims to bring people together and create friendships across diverse communities.
31/05/2019 £494,000 LAW CENTRES FEDERATION 4? This project is to help Law Centres Network develop digital tools to respond to technology changing society and raising expectations, as well as the behaviours that influence how people interact with the service. It also wants to explore, design and adopt new practices, processes and technologies to make it more resilient and responsive to the demands of communities and individuals. This proposal will help Law Centres Network achieve these goals across the UK, and share tools and learning across the sector.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SENSORY TRUST 4? This group will set up the north-east Fife dementia-friendly outdoor group based at the St Andrews Botanic Gardens aimed at people with early to mid-stage dementia and their carers.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Kempton House Day Centre 2? The organisation will use to funding to refurbish its centre
31/05/2019 £10,000 DACORUM COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE 2? The charity will replace one of their fleet of minibuses with the aim of maintaining the service they supply to people who would be isolated in their homes, giving opportunities to get out into the community for a range of activities.
31/05/2019 £6,000 CRAWLEY COMMUNITY YOUTH SERVICE LIMITED 1? The project will use funding provide an alternative learning opportunity for young people who have limited extracurricular activity outside school to learn outdoor survival skills.
31/05/2019 £10,000 STANLEY GRANGE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 3? The aim of the project is to reduce the isolation of people with autism and people dealing with mental health difficulties at the organisation. Funding for the project will go towards a minibus to enable more outdoor activities which will help residents to stay healthy, stay connected with each other and visit interesting places.
31/05/2019 £3,795 BRECON BEACONS MUSIC TRUST 1? Project Summary : Brecon Beacons Music Trust in Powys will use the grant to run workshops and activities for adults with learning difficulties to produce art and decorations for the Brecon Baroque festival’s pop-up café. This grant for £3,795 will fund Project Co-ordinator costs, workshop leader fees, designer preparation costs, art materials, venue hire, and marketing, PR and signage costs.
31/05/2019 £10,000 QUEENSBURY SUPPORT CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to deliver a series of activities for older people who are experiencing Alzheimers, including mental gymnastics, music therapy and excursions. The aim of the project is to reduce isolation and loneliness as well as promoting wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £9,974 ROTHERHAM FEDERATION OF COMMUNITIES LTD 3? The project will provide a Digital Support Worker to engage with older people to improve their skills and confidence around using the internet. This will enable them to make use of online resources and improve their social interaction with others.
31/05/2019 £10,000 COTTAM COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to replace the unsafe kitchen in the community centre. The project aims to encourage stronger community relationships and wellbeing with improved facilities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Magdalene Community Education Centre 1? This group will provide a four month training course which teaches skills around team-building, problem-solving, self-esteem, drug and alcohol awareness, and a range of outdoor education and skills. The programme will culminate in a week long residential.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CHALLENGE 4 CHANGE LTD 1? The organisation will deliver an intensive personal and social development programme for young people who are at risk of offending or have already offended, with the aim of developing skills, increasing confidence and building self-esteem and resilience.
31/05/2019 £7,435 ST. MARTIN'S CENTRE PARTNERSHIP 6? The funding will provide summer holiday sessions for children and families in the deprived wards of Walker and Byker, with aims of reducing holiday hunger and improving the health and wellbeing of those involved.
31/05/2019 £10,000 WALPOLE AND COOKLEY PLAYING FIELDS TRUST 1? The organisation will install a zip wire for the benefit of local residents. The provision of the facility will help to reduce obesity and increase physical activity for young people, and will help bring the communities together.
31/05/2019 £9,950 HARMONY COMMUNITY PROJECTS 1? The project will use the funding to run a Family Fun Day to bring the community together and celebrate diversity.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Attachment Parenting UK CIC The funding will be used to deliver a series of parenting support workshops. The project aims to teach positive parenting techniques and encourage positive family relationships.
31/05/2019 £10,000 LIGHT UP FOUNDATION LIMITED 1? The project will use the funding to deliver an outreach programme for disadvantaged young people, who are also gang members, to build on life skills and create positive alternatives.
31/05/2019 £6,243 SNEINTON HERMITAGE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a youth club for members of the local community. The project aims to provide social opportunities for socialising and address issues of isolation.
31/05/2019 £9,120 BISHOPS LYDEARD VILLAGE HALL AND PLAYING FIELD 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the village hall. The project aims to make improvements to the facility which is used for a range of community activities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 MANTON READING ROOM 1? The funding will be used to carry out refurbishment works to the village hall. The project aims to create an improved and accessible community facility.
31/05/2019 £9,988 APHASIA RE-CONNECT 2? The funding will be used to expand a community support network that is designed to meet the needs of people who live with the effects of Aphasia. The project aims to improve wellbeing for people who have this condition, reduce isolation and enhance the lives of their carers.
31/05/2019 £8,965 PARCROFT PRESCHOOLPLAYGROUP 1? The funding will be used to run IT skills training for the local community. The project aims to develop people’s skill and confidence whilst improving employability prospects.
31/05/2019 £10,000 SHREWSBURY FOOD HUB 1? The funding will be used to employ a project officer to improve the foodbank service provided for the local community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 UPLANDS ENTERPRISE TRUST 2? The funding will be used to refurbish a community hub which will be used by young people to develop their employability skills. This will develop life skills which will increase beneficiaries’ confidence to engage with their local community.
31/05/2019 £10,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF PEASEDOWN ST JOHN 2? The funding will be used to set up a community centre which will offer a range of activities to all local residents. The project aims to encourage participation in positive social activities.
31/05/2019 £9,687 HACKNEY PLAYBUS 5? The funding will be used to deliver community play sessions and provide signposting support. The project aims to provide opportunities for children and families to build strong relationships across the local community and access local services.
31/05/2019 £9,146 HASLINGDEN COMMUNITY LINK 2? The funding will used to install sound proofing to existing partitioning in this community facility. This will enable improved delivery of events for families and calm spaces for people living with dementia.
31/05/2019 £6,676 THE ST PAUL'S COMMUNITY AND LEARNING CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to provide citizens advice support. The project aims to provide support regarding the issues impacting on people’s lives.
31/05/2019 £155,973 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY 7? The Multiple Sclerosis Society is using a £155,973 grant over two years to support people with the condition in Mid and East Antrim. The project is creating café style support groups, run by volunteers, for people with MS to come together, build relationships and share their experiences. The project also includes counselling and mindfulness activities to help people cope with the emotional and psychological impact that MS can have.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Appin Community Development Trust 1? This group will use the funding to create a new playpark in Appin.
31/05/2019 £390,244 COMPASSION IN DYING 1? The project will use the funding to support Lambeth’s diverse communities with advance care planning, enabling local people to document their preferences for care and understand how doing so can help whilst giving them confidence that their wishes will be acted upon if they become unable to make or communicate decisions about treatment and care.
31/05/2019 £278,655 CARDIOMYOPATHY UK 3? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £9,912 CANOLFAN PENTRE CIO 4? Project Summary : Canolfan Pentre CIO in Rhondda Cynon Taf will use the grant to build decking at their well-attended community centre, to extend the planting area and provide a safe space for the local community. This grant for £9,912 will fund sessional worker costs, decking, and a seating area.
31/05/2019 £7,905 REST BAY LIFEGUARD CLUB 1? Project Summary : Rest Bay Lifeguard Club in Bridgend will use the grant to purchase equipment to encourage socialisation between various age groups, as well as improving the wellbeing of members, and providing a valuable lifesaving service to the public. This grant for £7,905 will fund surf skis and six youth boards.
31/05/2019 £150,000 LINCOLNSHIRE RURAL ACTIVITIES CENTRE 1? This funding will help the group to develop their volunteer base and extend their range of activity packages, with the aim of becoming financially self-sustaining at the end of the three year funding period. The group currently provides training in equine management and other rural skills, personal development opportunities through volunteering, and the promotion of physical and mental wellbeing through rural sports and activities.
31/05/2019 £438,185 THE DERBY BOSNIA HERCEGOVINA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? This group will continue to work in partnership with the Derby Refugee Forum to provide a wide range of services for all refugees and asylum seekers. They will build on learning and relationships developed during a number of pilot projects, further strengthen capacity, and focus on future sustainability. Holistic services such as maths and IT classes and cultural activities will also be provided. Annually, the group supports over 4,000 people.
31/05/2019 £49,900 TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER 2? This project will support individuals affected by life events which are often associated with a financial shock, such as bereavement, relationship breakdown or receiving a large unexpected bill. The initiative seeks to intervene to empower vulnerable people in these situations to secure the support they need in a more sustainable way.
31/05/2019 £225,495 HEART OF TAMWORTH COMMUNITY PROJECT 3? This project will build on the partners’ successes of enabling people to become more actively engaged in their community. Meeting facilities and trained volunteers will help deliver educational and social activities aimed at tackling poverty and isolation in Tamworth and other areas of Staffordshire.
31/05/2019 £450,000 BARNARDO'S 16? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £10,000 BIG FUTURES FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to run activities for families in the local area, with the aim of improving mental health and well-being.
31/05/2019 £6,190 UNIKA 1? The project will use funding to hold an Africa Music Festival to celebrate the Black History Month and support the learning and understanding of African culture
31/05/2019 £10,000 PRIDE OF SEFTON 1? The project will train members of the community to become boat crew and run educational trips to disadvantaged groups and schools.
31/05/2019 £9,010 EARLY CHILDHOOD PARTNERSHIP 1? The organisation will use the funding to run a weekly group for fathers in order to pass on parenting skills as well as bring families together.
31/05/2019 £9,997 FAMILIES FIRST SOUTHAMPTON 1? The project will use funding to support fathers to main access to their siblings who have experienced childhood trauma, working in conjunction with the grandparents, where preventative support is needed to avoid specialist intervention by the state.
31/05/2019 £9,900 AFGHAN ASSOCIATION OF LONDON (HARROW) 2? The funding will be used to deliver programme of social and engagement activities that will support the needs of older people from the Afghan community. The project aims to reduce isolation and improve wellbeing.
31/05/2019 £9,980 DOCTORS OF THE WORLD UK 4? The funding will be used for a volunteer clinic for Asylum Seekers and Refugees to transition to a new space. The project aims to improve the space and capacity of the clinic whilst ensuring people in the local area are aware of its services.
31/05/2019 £10,000 HAPPYDAYS MINISTRIES UK 4? The funding will be used to meet the increase in demand for their homeless support services. This will enable them to help additional service users and assist them into community living.
31/05/2019 £9,996 CAROUSEL UNDER FIVES GROUPS 1? The funding will be used to provide childcare for families who are facing economic challenges. The project aims to help parents by giving them time to access employment and training opportunities.
31/05/2019 £9,600 THE PLEASANCE THEATRE TRUST 4? The funding will be used to a weekly programme of theatre-based workshops for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. The project aims to build strong community relationships through positive activities.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATION CLEETHORPES BRANCH 1? The funding will be used to make vital renovations to group’s venue. The project aims to ensure its continued use for community events and activities.
31/05/2019 £9,997 LEWISHAM REFUGEE AND MIGRANT NETWORK 7? The funding will be used to deliver employability workshops to women who are survivors of domestic abuse. The project aims to equip participants with the skills to gain employment and be self-sufficient.
31/05/2019 £10,000 FOOTPRINTS CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION CENTRE LTD 2? The funding will be used to provide Augmentative and Alternative Communication sessions for children living with disabilities. The project aims to support children’s early development and enable them to interact.
31/05/2019 £9,720 AFGHANISTAN & CENTRAL ASIAN ASSOCIATION 5? The funding will be used to carry out an evaluation exercise that will decide on the future sustainability and direction of the organisation for the benefit of local refugees. The project aims to expand existing on services.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ST WERBURGHS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 2? The funding will be used to refurbish the community centre. The project aims to improve the facility by making it more accessible and encourage increased use.
31/05/2019 £9,470 THE LEUKAEMIA CARE SOCIETY 1? The funding will be used to deliver five conferences for people living with leukaemia. The project aims to offer practical support and raise awareness.
31/05/2019 £10,000 CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA SUPPORT GROUP 1? The funding will be used to improve the IT functionality of the organisation to support people living with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. The project aims to facilitate the organisation to operate nationwide more efficiently.
31/05/2019 £10,000 ABBOTS BROMLEY COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDER GROUP 1? The funding will be used to purchase a new first response vehicle, to provide early intervention and reliable support to the community.
31/05/2019 £5,523 Coyles Cottage Womens Group 1? The group, based outside Ardboe, supports local women by running classes and weekend workshops to bring women together to learn new skills and build relationships. They are using a £5,523 grant to pay for tutors and materials for craft sessions, including patchwork, crochet and sewing. They are also buying a laptop and two tablets to help support the work the group does with local women.
31/05/2019 £1,500,000 THE ERNEST COOK TRUST 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £9,636 Scottish Minority Deaf Childrens Society This group will provide four outings over the year for deaf children and their families. The outings will be done in partnership with West of Scotland Deaf Children’s Society.
31/05/2019 £9,850 BOOMERANG (NW) LIMITED 1? The project aims to run special needs sessions throughout every school holiday over a twelve month period with a range of additional activities available.
31/05/2019 £7,800 SING FOR YOUR LIFE (SOUTH EAST) LTD 1? The organisation will use the funding to pilot a new tablet based product to enable the running of improved singing sessions for older people in care homes across the area.
31/05/2019 £233,075 Cyrenians 9? This group will use the funding to continue their Golden Years Community Connecting Service, which will reduce isolation in older people by better connecting them to their community and allowing them to live at home for as long as possible, thereby reducing the need for support from statutory services.
31/05/2019 £4,000 Newbattle Community Education Centre 1? This group will use the funding to run a summer playscheme for children throughout the school holidays. This will include arts and crafts activities, games, cooking classes, and day trips away from the centre.
31/05/2019 £9,000 South Edinburgh Day Centre Volunteers Forum 1? This group will use the funding to deliver six weekly lunch and day groups, across the South of Edinburgh, for people over 60 to tackle social isolation.
31/05/2019 £9,790 CHILDRENS HOPE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to recruit and train past beneficiaries and people from the local community to become volunteers. The project aims to facilitate and encourage volunteering activities.
31/05/2019 £7,839 UPS AND DOWNS SOUTH WEST 4? The funding will be used to recruit and train volunteers who will provide support services to families of children with Down Syndrome. The project aims to develop skills, improve wellbeing and bring people together.
31/05/2019 £10,000 FULL CIRCLE @ DOCKLANDS 3? The funding will be used to continue running activities for females from the Somali community and develop capacity to overcome the barriers they face. The project aims to reduce feelings of isolation and encourage community cohesion.
31/05/2019 £109,399 St Pauls Youth Forum SCIO 4? This group will use the funding to deliver a range of community activities for people in Blackhill and Provanmill, Glasgow. Activities will include weekly community meals, cooking classes and sustain their Fruit and Veg Barra, gardening sessions and a children’s Holiday Programme.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Differabled Scotland 2? No press summary is available in this release.
31/05/2019 £10,000 Carrickfergus Community Forum 1? The group, based in Carrickfergus, is using a grant of £10,000 to run a series of training workshops for local groups and volunteers to develop new skills around organising festivals and cultural events.
30/05/2019 £9,893 The Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children 2? The group, based in Belfast, supports children and young people impacted by cancer. They are using a grant of £9,893 to run an all-ages choir to bring parents, children and young people affected by cancer together to relax, build relationships, and provide the opportunity for them to share their experiences of cancer diagnosis and treatment.
30/05/2019 £90,290 Parent-Infant Foundation Ltd 1? This organisation provides specialist parent infant partnership support as part of their early years offering. Along with Thurrock CCG and EPUT, PIP UK, will use funding to develop its partnership over a period of one year to enable the development and delivery of services across the county using a ‘whole system’.
23/05/2019 £8,865 SHEFFIELD YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 1? The project will aims to empower people by providing information and education to help prevent exploitation and reduce risk online, which in turn will protect families, young people and children.
23/05/2019 £8,389 BERRYBROOK PRIMARY SCHOOL FUND 1? The funding will be used to build a sensory garden for pupils who are experiencing behavioural problems alongside supporting voluntary organisations in the wider community. The project aims to improve levels of wellbeing.
21/05/2019 £89,732 Interloch Transport 2? This group will use the funding to continue to support elderly people in Cowal and Bute who have a moderate to high level physical disability or mental health condition that affects their ability to leave the house or take public transport. The service will allow people to take part in a range of activities, which will help to their loneliness and improve mental health.
21/05/2019 £35,755 Kilmuir and Logie Easter Action and Development Group 2? This group will use the funding to deliver a programme of activities and support volunteering opportunities within the Mercat Centre. They will also extend staff hours which will allow the centre to be open five days a week, Monday to Friday ,increasing access to services and social activities (from toddler groups to lunch groups).
20/05/2019 £500,000 The Rock Trust 7? This project will complement strategic action plans on homelessness prevention by aiming to prevent the crisis from ever occurring. It will do this by reaching young people much earlier in their journey and providing the targeted support needed to reduce that risk. The model to be used was developed in response to feedback from individuals with lived experience of homelessness, conflict and relationship breakdown. The project will support to over 700 young people and 14 volunteers from across the city.
12/05/2019 £498,331 Ypeople 3? This group will use funding to champion a modern approach to homelessness that no longer segregates people from their communities and away from the places and people who are familiar to them. The project will recruit a small team of Asset Coaches to lead the change and create a ‘personal transitions service’ which will build on relationship to cement local and meaningful networks for each individual person they work with.
12/05/2019 £499,332 The Marie Trust 5? This group will use the funding to give people with learning disabilities the opportunity to give feedback to services and influence the development of new activities which will help ensure that services meet their needs. This three-year project will work with 150 people and 10 volunteers.
12/05/2019 £490,705 Glasgow Homelessness Network 3? This project will apply a place-based approach to preventing homelessness and the conditions that create it, helping individuals and families at risk of homelessness but earlier than the current provision allows. Working in the Gorbals and Pollock over three years it is anticipated that up to 200 beneficiaries and 100 volunteers will benefit.
12/05/2019 £348,180 Community Law Advice Network 6? This group will use the funding to partner with Shelter to deliver a specialist legal service to help prevent homelessness among children and young people. The project will add value by working collaboratively with existing services promoting an understanding of the legal framework of new housing initiatives, and of rights based approach, particularly as it relates to care-experienced young people. The project will engage with around 750 people over three years.
10/05/2019 £371,896 Royal Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children 6? This project is for Children 1st to transform the support it provides through the Parentline service into a National Digital Hub, which allows every family in Scotland with dependent children to access the support they need, whenever they need it, in whatever way suits them best. The organisation will produce this hub with constant input from parents, representing the diversity of experiences and backgrounds across Scotland, and will share learning with family support organisations across the UK.
10/05/2019 £293,973 CLAN Cancer Support 4? This group will continue to deliver their dedicated Children and Families Service (CFS) in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray, Orkney and Shetland. Over three years, 700 children and teenagers will receive tailored support to enable them to cope with the cancer diagnosis of someone close to them. Through one-to-one counselling sessions the young people will learn about cancer and will be supported to communicate their feelings. resulting in improvements in emotional health and resilience.
09/05/2019 £421,161 St Andrews Hospice (Lanarkshire) 2? This group will use the funding to deliver a Lanarkshire wide, ‘care at Home’, community palliative care service, supporting individuals and families affected by life limiting illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and progressive neurological conditions. The range of services will help people manage stress/anxiety, enhance resilience, improve wellbeing and reduce loneliness.
08/05/2019 £100,000 Momentum Scotland This group will support people with acquired brain injuries, helping them to re-establish social connections to their community and to take part in activities which will improve their health and wellbeing. Over the next three years the project will support 180 people and their families and carers.
07/05/2019 £327,327 Extern Northern Ireland 1? The three-year project is supporting people aged 16–24 in Belfast and Antrim and Newtownabbey council areas who are not in employment, education or training, and/or have a history of offending. The project is using a £327,327 grant to support the young people to learn new skills and take part in training, education or a work placement. They are also working in homeless hostels in Belfast and in Woodlands Juvenile Justice Centre to support young people to resettle into their communities upon release.
07/05/2019 £458,393 Dementia (NI) 2? The four-year project is using a £458,393 grant to run activities to bring together people with early stage dementia to help each other to come to terms with the diagnosis, get involved in their communities, and rebuild confidence. The project also supports families and carers, and signposts them to other services. The project is developing Empowerment Groups for members to support each other, contribute to consultations and research, and take part in external events, and awareness-raising.
07/05/2019 £452,207 Easilink Community Transport 1? Easilink provides transport for people in Omagh, Strabane and Derry/Londonderry who have difficulty accessing public transport, including older people, people with disabilities and low-income families. This five-year project is using the £452,207 grant to provide transport to hospitals, including those outside the local area, and to develop a Volunteer Car Scheme. They will recruit and train volunteer drivers who will use their own cars and accompany people who need support.
07/05/2019 £495,517 Ballymena Family & Addicts Support Group 1? The project is using a grant of £495,517 over four years to offer flexible, timely and accessible support to people with addiction and mental ill-health, including their families and carers. They are providing counselling, mental health first aid, befriending, complementary therapies, sport, arts and crafts, training, and awareness raising projects. The project is being delivered with Preventing Addiction Larne, Cornerstone in Carrickfergus and Action for Community Transformation Initiative in Belfast.
07/05/2019 £361,297 Compass Advocacy Network Limited 1? The five-year Community LINX Project is using a £361,297 grant to support adults with learning disabilities and autism in the Causeway Coast and Glens and Mid and East Antrim Council areas. The project is helping them to develop friendships and reduce loneliness and isolation through one to one activities, a buddying programme, group activities and a social club. They are also using the grant to run training on communication skills, guidance on maintaining healthy friendships, and volunteer training.
07/05/2019 £296,677 Access Employment Ltd The five-year project is using a £296,677 grant to support local men and women with learning disabilities or difficulties, autism spectrum disorder and mental or physical ill health, and older retired people. Activities could include woodwork, producing and selling hanging baskets, pottery, history sessions, and a drop-in service. People will have a mix of abilities and people with disabilities will work with people without. The project is also making renovations to their grounds and buying equipment.
07/05/2019 £499,993 Include Youth 3? The Learning for Action project is using a £499,993 grant over two and a half years to provide essential skills training to people aged 16-24 across Northern Ireland, including OCN-accredited literacy, numeracy and ICT classes. It is running programmes to help young people use their new skills. Young people will have the chance to take part in a Future Young Leaders programme, complete an OCN Level 2 Youth Leader qualification and develop links with the community with the help of a steering group.
03/05/2019 £9,625 Argyle Business Centre 1? The group, based in Belfast, supports residents in the Greater Shankill area to find employment. They are using a £9,625 grant to run a one-to-one digital training programme to residents to teach them new skills and improve their employability.
03/05/2019 £7,850 Whiterock Childrens Centre Ltd 1? The group supports children and their parents in the Upper Springfield and Whiterock area of Belfast through childcare, family support and opportunities for learning for the parents. They are using a £7,850 to run a pilot family support service giving intensive support to 12 families in the area, first in their homes and later in a group setting.
03/05/2019 £9,900 Northern Ireland Newpin 2? The organisation, based in the Waterside area of Derry/Londonderry, supports families under stress to enhance relationships. They are using a grant of £9,900 to run group and individual psychotherapy sessions for families to support their mental health and wellbeing.
03/05/2019 £9,979 Caw and Nelson Drive Action Group 1? The group, based in the Waterside area of Derry/Londonderry, runs educational and recreational activities for the community. They are using a £9,979 grant to run a luncheon club for people living in the area to bring people together and build relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,100 Annan and District Day Centre 2? This group will use the funding to conduct a feasibility study to test the viability of taking ownership of the Charles Street Library in Annan via asset transfer.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Reston Village Hall 1? This group will use the funding to refurbish the toilets and kitchen of this large village hall.
30/04/2019 £9,935 BLACKROD SPORTS AND COMMUNITY CENTRE CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION 1? The charity will undertake essential works and improvements to their community centre with the aim of being able to meet the demands of the community for a space for larger groups to be able to meet even if the hall is in use.
30/04/2019 £9,672 JUSTICE FIRST LIMITED 4? The funding will be used to upgrade the organisations facilities, ensuring a safer, more comfortable and quality environment for local refugees and asylum seekers to access drop in support sessions.
30/04/2019 £9,469 LITTLE MIRACLES CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION 2? The organisation will use the funding to install a new security system and cover rent for the building in order to continue providing support for families with children with disabilities.
30/04/2019 £9,914 LITTLE MIRACLES CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION 2? The organisation will use the funding to hire a childcare worker for a year to help improve the planning and quality of support sessions for families of children with disabilities.
30/04/2019 £4,010 OXFORD HINDU TEMPLE AND COMMUNITY CENTRE PROJECT 2? The aim of this project is to hold a social and cultural festival for people of Oxford to create greater cohesion and integration amongst the various diverse communities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 APPLECAST LIMITED 3? The aim of this project is to provide affordable free access to angling, craft and social activities for adults and children with learning disabilities and mental health issues in exchange for volunteering maintenance tasks to maintain allotments and a recreational space and sensory garden.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LONG MELFORD VILLAGE MEMORIAL HALL 1? The project will use funding to the refurbishment of a local village hall which is used as a hub for wider community activities and events.
30/04/2019 £9,999 INTER MADRASSAH ORGANISATION 3? The funding will be used to continue to provide literacy programme to BAMER residents and resettled refugees. The project aims to improve their mental health, self-confidence and reading and writing abilities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WHITEKNIGHTS YORKSHIRE BLOOD BIKES 1? The funding will be used to purchase a new motorbike (blood bike) to continue transporting blood, breast milk and medical supplies as part of an out of hour’s service to NHS hospitals and hospices. The project aims to support local hospitals and hospices through their volunteer led provision.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HILL TOP PRIMARY SCHOOL AND NURSERY PARENT - FRIEND ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used for intergenerational out of school hours activities. Older members of the community will work together with the school children, exchanging stories and experiences, with the aim of reducing loneliness.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BARNABUS (MANCHESTER) 2? The funding will be used towards staffing costs of the street outreach teams who engage with homeless, rough sleepers to offer support, increase awareness of sources of help, reduce isolation and improve self-confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE PATCHWORKING GARDEN PROJECT 2? The organisation will run horticultural sessions to support people with poor mental health to gain qualifications and the opportunity to obtain future employment.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE MARGARET HARKER HALL AND BLOFIELD MEMORIAL GROUND 1? The organisation will use the funding to provide new toilets and refurbish the village hall to improve its use by the community.
30/04/2019 £9,000 CARMARTHENSHIRE YOUTH AND CHILDREN'S ASSOCIATION 4? Project Summary : Carmarthenshire Youth and Childrens Association will use the grant to support vulnerable young people who are at risk of being exploited online, by offering workshops, advice and guidance. What Money is for : This grant for £9,000 will fund tutor costs, transport, and training fees.
30/04/2019 £4,720 GLYNCOCH COMMUNITY REGENERATION LTD 1? Project Summary : Glyncoch Community Regeneration Ltd in Pontypridd will use the grant to run a Summer School for children from the local community. What Money is for : This grant for £4,720 will fund staff costs, DBS checks, arts and craft supplies, healthy food and drinks, room hire, educational visitors, and admin costs.
30/04/2019 £9,700 MID DEVON ALLIANCE FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN 1? The funding will be used to expand and develop the group’s weekend activities by offering weekday support to young people living with disabilities. The project aims to build their capacity and reach more people.
30/04/2019 £9,975 MALACHI COMMUNITY TRUST 1? This funding will be used to strengthen the volunteer recruitment at the community centre. The project aims to empower local citizens to develop their skills and positively impact their communities.
30/04/2019 £9,952 Women's Association For Networking and Development 2? The funding will be used to deliver a range of workshops to girls. The project aims to teach participants about consent and employability skills whilst promoting positive self image and confidence.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Short Strand Community Forum 1? The group supports residents living in Short Strand in Belfast. They are using a £10,000 grant to run home visits, social trips, craft classes and a lunch club for older people in the area.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Crookston Community Group SCIO 6? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £497,286 DEAFBLIND UK 6? The five-year project using the £497,286 grant to support older deafblind people across Northern Ireland to reduce loneliness though peer support and social groups. The project includes work on communication skills, befrienders, and increasing their confidence and independence. Activities include an outreach service, a helpline, technology support, awareness sessions, and a magazine. The project is maintaining their current groups and setting up new ones in Derry/Londonderry, Fermanagh, Tyrone and Down.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Drylaw Telford Community Association SCIO 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Street Fit Scotland 1? This group will use the funding to advance health, and well-being of individuals affected by homelessness, by providing access to sport, fitness and recreational activities.
30/04/2019 £4,600 HUMBLEDON OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will allow the group to offer activity camps for people with disabilities. This will help to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £8,944 MILTON KEYNES CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 1? A project to expand a free accessible mediation citizen advice service. It will recruit 12 additional volunteers to meet demand.
30/04/2019 £8,760 NEW LIFE KINGDOM INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES. 1? The organisation will run a number of health, recreational and learning activities to support people over 50 with a view to increasing community engagement and improving health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,995 ROKT FOUNDATION 1? A project for people to attend a climbing centre, improving physical and mental health.
30/04/2019 £7,670 THE HULL C.U. LTD 2? The funding will be used to provide activities that will help young people bond and form a team. The project aim is for the young people to learn to work together and form a support network to help them as they move from care into independent living.
30/04/2019 £9,750 THE SOUTH STANLEY PARTNERSHIP 3? The funding will provide valuable refurbishments to the Community Café which will ensure a safer, more comfortable and quality environment for people to access affordable cooked meals, lunch groups for socially isolated adults and childrens holiday clubs.
30/04/2019 £9,692 WIRRAL MENCAP 4? The funding will be used to support people living with a learning disability to take part in a personalised development programme. The project aims to look at individual goals and aspirations whilst improving social skills and community engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,120 CLEVELAND HOUSING ADVICE CENTRE 9? The funding will provide valuable upgrades to the centre toilets, which will ensure their facilities are more comfortable and accessible for community groups to use, including those with participants with physical disabilities and mobility issues.
30/04/2019 £9,380 THE DYSLEXIA FOUNDATION 2? The organisation will provide support group sessions for parents of children who have dyslexia in the local area, with the aim of developing skills and increasing support.
30/04/2019 £9,550 YORKSHIRE BEEKEEPERS' ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver an educational project about the welfare and survival of native honeybees through teaching and relevant information. The project aims to educate the local community about bee-keeping and the positive environmental impact honeybees have.
30/04/2019 £9,995 OPEN THE DOOR (THEATRE IN EDUCATION) CHARITY 1? The aim of this project is for this group to use the funding to run a programme of user led social, recreational, learning and skills activities to support the development of people with learning and physical disabilities to engage in the wider community.
30/04/2019 £3,000 MICROTIA UK 1? The funding will be used to create a book designed and written by children with Microtia, a condition present at birth where the external ear is underdeveloped. The project aims to raise awareness about Microtia.
30/04/2019 £7,356 MIGRATEFUL 1? The funding will be used to provide classes delivered by chefs who are also refugees and asylum seekers. The project aims to increase employability, English skills and build confidence amongst migrant communities.
30/04/2019 £9,994 CORE ARTS 6? The funding will be used to purchase new equipment resources that will enable the group to improve its delivery of arts activities that are designed to meet the needs of people with mental ill health. The project aims to improve levels of wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,750 SONSHINE CLUB 2? The funding will be used to continue to deliver an after school club for children living with autism. The project aims to encourage personal development.
30/04/2019 £8,850 SHOTTESWELL VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to carry out refurbishment works to the village hall. The project aims to create a warm and welcoming community space.
30/04/2019 £3,445 St Pauls Church The funding will be used to make indoor improvements and decoration work in the community area of a church used by many local groups. The project aims to improve local facilities and support social engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,970 MIDLAND ACTORS THEATRE 1? This funding will be used to deliver a performance addressing suicide in men. The project aims to facilitate conversations about mental health problems.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LOAVES N FISHES 3? The funding will be used to conduct a feasibility study for the organisations building plans. The project aims to develop a plan for the building to increase its capacity as a community space.
30/04/2019 £9,955 STOKE-ON-TRENT AND NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE THEATRE TRUST LIMITED 3? This funding will be used to deliver a musical production to schools about mental health issues in teenagers. The project aims to use the production to facilitate conversations between teachers and pupils about mental health.
30/04/2019 £9,946 LONDON CITY FARMS AND COMMUNITY GARDENS ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a harvest festival event that will showcase and celebrate the work of local volunteers and groups. The project aims to raise awareness of city farms and bring the members of the community together.
30/04/2019 £4,763 TWYN COMMUNITY HUB 4? Project Summary : Twyn Action Group Youth Club in Merthyr Tydfil will use the grant to hold a Summer activities programme which has been designed by their members, many of whom are from low income families. What Money is for : This grant for £4,763 will fund activity costs, staff costs, marketing and publicity, and venue hire.
30/04/2019 £6,550 PEMBREY CONSERVATION TRUST 1? Project Summary : Pembrey Conservation Trust in Carmarthenshire will use the grant to make more of the woods accessible for the community, which will improve their health and wellbeing through engagement and activity. What Money is for : This grant for £6,550 will fund construction materials, hand tools, training costs, hire of equipment, printing costs, travel expenses, and fruiting trees.
30/04/2019 £9,850 CARDIFF DEAF CENTRE 1? Project Summary : Cardiff Deaf Centre will increase deaf visibility and accessibility at the annual Pride Cymru LGBT+ event, by organising deaf arts and culture activities. What Money is for : This grant for £9,850 will fund theatre tent and stage, P.A. system, artist fees, discounted admission fees, marketing, volunteer expenses, event manager, BSL interpreters, and a photographer.
30/04/2019 £182,053 LS14 TRUST 1? This funding is for a project designed to bring together different generations of local people, ultimately building stronger relationships across the community. It will do this by establishing a safe, shared social space, as well as a space in which to host citizenship-centred activities for children and young people. The scheme is also intended to help local people come up with solutions to problems in their community.
30/04/2019 £9,048 Oasis Project 4? The organisation will use funding to support women with drug addiction problems.
30/04/2019 £7,840 HOLY TRINITY NIGHT SHELTER & COMMUNITY OUTREACH 1? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements to the night shelter to continue providing services for people experiencing homelessness and to help them engage with the community.
30/04/2019 £9,964 ST. JOHN'S HOSPICE NORTH LANCASHIRE AND SOUTH LAKES 1? The organisation will deliver whole family bereavement support sessions, with the aim of increasing access to bereavement support.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CREWE YMCA LIMITED 5? The project aims to support residents to build their skills and confidence as well as bring the community together. The funding will be used to offer homeless residents of an accommodation project the opportunity to run a community café.
30/04/2019 £9,925 LUTON COUNCIL OF FAITHS 1? The organisation will use the funding to hold community engagement meetings and a celebration event to bring people across communities together and improve relations.
30/04/2019 £8,133 SAINT CATHERINE'S HOSPICE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the Wellbeing Centre at the hospice so that more people can be supported. The project aims to make the area more comfortable and allow more drop in sessions to support patients and carers.
30/04/2019 £10,000 NETHERTON FEELGOOD FACTORY 3? The project aims to help people with significant levels of depression and anxiety move from isolation to participation. The charity will engage with people looking for help with mental health issues, individually and in groups.
30/04/2019 £9,994 Byker Community Trust Limited The funding is for a project designed to provide summer holiday activities and trips for local children and young people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FRIENDS OF OLMC 1? The funding will be used to purchase a range of outdoor forest activity equipment, which will enable the group to deliver activities for children and families across the community.
30/04/2019 £9,750 LIGHT OF THE WORLD COMMUNITY CENTRE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to continue to deliver English lessons and job search sessions to people from new communities, including EU migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The project aims to support their integration, reduce isolation and improve their future employability.
30/04/2019 £9,550 WORK-WISE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will provide summer employability and training events for young people, with the aim of teaching them skills to help gain employment.
30/04/2019 £9,100 WORCESTER CARNIVAL CHARITABLE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to organise a carnival event. The project aims to strengthen the community spirit.
30/04/2019 £90,000 Golden Friendships 2? This group will use the funding to employ a full-time project co-ordinator to promote, plan and run a range of fully accessible activities for older people, and people with learning and physical disabilities, all of whom are or have experienced social isolation and loneliness. A programme of events will also be organised for children with disabilities and their families during school holidays. The three year project will work with 300 people and will be supported by 25 volunteers.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HAZEL HILL TRUST 1? The funding will be used to deliver natural immersion sessions for healthcare professionals. The project aims to support users in improving their state of well-being.
30/04/2019 £4,800 TEATRO VIVO LTD 1? The funding will be used to form a community chorus and bring a theatre production in a street show performance for local people of all ages and backgrounds. The project aims to build confidence, help people gain new skills and encourage local participation.
30/04/2019 £9,970 St Anns Redevelopment Trust 1? The project, which aims to improve the local environment and encourage residents to build relationships, will use the funding to equip a community hub that supports people in the local area who face barriers to social housing and social engagement.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KOACH PARENTING 1? The project will use the funding to deliver one to one parenting sessions for local families, in order to strengthen existing relationships and empower.
30/04/2019 £9,980 HOME-START STAFFORDSHIRE MOORLANDS 2? The funding will be used to deliver peer support training for volunteers. The project aims to develop a home-visiting network for families that are in need of additional support.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COVENTRY RUGBY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LTD 3? The funding will be used to provide wheelchair rugby sessions for young people with disabilities. The project aims to improve fitness and enable attendees to develop social relationships with their peers.
30/04/2019 £99,907 THE LANCASHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST 3? The project aim is to achieve team challenges that address real community issues and build stronger communities, helping to alleviate loneliness, increase positive mental and physical well-being, increase happiness and reduce costs to services. The group will target two areas in new geographical areas, Bolton and Blackpool that have high levels of loneliness and deprivation.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Whiteness & Weisdale Public Hall 2? This group will use the funding to upgrade the heating system, upgrade the electrical system and insulate the public hall in Weisdale, Shetland.
30/04/2019 £50,000 NATIONAL CHILDREN'S BUREAU 5? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £4,000 DERBYSHIRE CARERS ASSOCIATION 2? The funding will be used to provide a summer programme of activities for young carers and their families. This will enable participants’ to create friendships and support networks.
30/04/2019 £10,000 JACOBSTOW PARISH HALL 1? The funding will be used to carry out structural maintenance works to the parish hall. The project aims to preserve the future of the hall for the community and create a safe environment.
30/04/2019 £8,485 SOOF EGG (VISION FOR A BETTER FUTURE) 1? The organisation will use funding to hold two events to bring together families within the Somali community to discuss issues affecting young people in the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COOLSHADE COMMUNITY MUSICAL WORKSHOP/COOLSHADE COMMUNITY GROUP 1? The funding will be used to run health and wellbeing sessions for young people. The project aims to use physical activities and healthy eating talks to encourage open discussions around health worries such as family cancers rather than just using internet information.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HOME-START KNOWSLEY 2? The charity will continue to develop its outreach programme which aims to enhance the lives of families with small children by establishing individual support plans that help parents and children to overcome challenges.
30/04/2019 £9,936 SUNDERLAND MIND 2? The funding will provide lunchtime and Saturday morning positive mental health sessions and peer support, with the aim of building emotional resilience and providing children with access to private and confidential sessions with a dedicated worker.
30/04/2019 £9,045 1ST HEADLEY SCOUT GROUP 1? The organisation will use funding to build an extension to their existing scout hut. The project aims to improve their venue in a rural location for scouts and the wider community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 RAINBOW SERVICES (HARLOW) 3? The organisation will use funding continue delivering a woodworking and mentoring workshop for young people displaying risky behaviours. The project aims to engage them in positive activities, raise their aspirations and improve their future life chances.
30/04/2019 £9,880 BRADFORD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT TOY LIBRARY 2? The funding will be used to offer support to families with babies born with spina bifidia and hydrocephalus. The project aims to provide group sessions for support and advice from professionals on toys and play that will help to enrich their children’s lives.
30/04/2019 £10,000 JSENSE 1? The funding will be used to run support sessions for parents and carers of Jewish children with special educational needs and disabilities. The project aims to provide culturally-specific training on challenges faced and improve peer support from the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SCOTTON NEW VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace the block paving at the front of the village hall, which will improve safety for users and create disabled access.
30/04/2019 £7,370 THE FRIENDS OF ST. ANDREW'S AND CORHAMPTON CHURCHES 1? The organisation will use funding to run a number of cultural and community events to support community, relationships, cohesion and celebration of their community.
30/04/2019 £9,736 YOUTH FOCUS NORTH EAST 5? The funding will help young people develop a mobile app which will support other young people, their families and care staff to better connect with those living with dementia. The project aims to create a tool the wider community can benefit from, with the aim of reducing isolation and loneliness.
30/04/2019 £499,879 CYFANNOL WOMEN'S AID 6? Project Summary : The project will be expanding the organisation’s current provision and providing services to men, women, children and young people that have experienced sexual exploitation and/or sexual violence. The project consists of three elements of specialist sexual violence support, sexual exploitation support, and participation. All three elements will be delivered using a trauma-informed, empowering approach that will build resilience, self-efficacy, and self-esteem. The project will benefit 520 individuals. What Money is for : The grant, over a four year period, will fund four f
30/04/2019 £9,650 PLYMOUTH HOPE 4? The funding will be used to deliver a festival promoting community cohesion amongst refugees and ethnic minority groups. The project aims to bring members of the local community together through art, sport and cultural activities.
30/04/2019 £9,800 SEN FAMILY SATURDAYS 1? The funding will be used to deliver workshops for families of children with SEN (Special Educational Needs). The project aims to enable children to reach their potential through the provision of recreational and social activities that they do not normally access.
30/04/2019 £8,750 TOYNBEE HALL 10? The funding will be used to deliver creative sessions, debt and legal advice. The project aims to bring the local community together and make positive changes.
30/04/2019 £9,500 NOTTINGHAM HEALTH & EDUCATION SUPPORT 2? The funding will be used to deliver educational workshops for the black and minority ethnic community. The project aims to improve skills, increase self-esteem and create a pathway for employment.
30/04/2019 £10,000 VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish and extend the kitchen at the village hall. The project aims to create a safe and improved community space.
30/04/2019 £9,960 GO-FORWARD YOUTH 1? The funding will be used to provide a mix of support workshops and activities for care leavers. The project aims to facilitate the transition to an independent life and the development of new relationships.
30/04/2019 £4,969 WARWICKSHIRE PRIDE 2? The funding will be used to host a one day pride festival for people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. The project aims to celebrate diversity.
30/04/2019 £9,876 RATBY LIBRARY & COMMUNITY GROUP 1? The funding will be used to refurbish and standardise the kitchen of a community library for the benefit of local groups. The project aims to improve locally available facilities and increase participation.
30/04/2019 £6,600 CHILDREN OF DEAF PARENTS UK 1? The funding will be used to organise and deliver a series of engaging activities for families affected by hearing loss. The project aims to improve confidence and build understanding.
30/04/2019 £9,944 TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER 2? The project aims to improve the community engagement opportunities.
30/04/2019 £4,000 MALVERN CUBE PROJECTS 1? The funding will be used to deliver filmmaking workshops. The project aims to support youth’s skill development and advertise the group’s activities.
30/04/2019 £9,844 THE ODELL TRUST 1? The funding will be used to buy IT equipment for a day centre. This will ensure the online safety of vulnerable adults.
30/04/2019 £10,000 UPBEAT COMMUNITIES LTD 2? The funding will be used to deliver a support programme for children who are refugees and asylum-seekers. The project aims to aid children with developing life skills and relationships that will support their integration into local communities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HOPE AND RESTORATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a training programme for people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. The project aims to develop skills to improve employability prospects of participants.
30/04/2019 £7,300 COAL ASTON VILLAGE HALL CIO 1? The funding will be used to improve the kitchen facilities in the village hall. This will enable continued use of the hall by the community for a wide range of activities.
30/04/2019 £9,750 LEICESTER ARTS CENTRE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver community cinema events. This will encourage people to engage in positive social activities and help create a stronger community.
30/04/2019 £499,714 CITIZENS ADVICE AYLESBURY VALE 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £120,887 DONNINGTON DOORSTEP 6? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,600 CITY STARS FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used for healthy eating and sports activities for schoolchildren. The project aims to raise awareness of the benefits of healthy lifestyles to tackle obesity in the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 MILTON KEYNES SPECIAL NEEDS ADVANCEMENT PROJECT 4? The organisation will run peer support social activities and clubs for people with learning disabilities who are vulnerable to abuse and crime. The project aims to reduce social isolation by providing opportunities to develop friendships within their peer group.
30/04/2019 £9,995 CHESHUNT SEA CADET CORPS 1? The organisation will use the funding to purchase equipment to continue to run diversionary activities during the holidays for young people to help improve meaningful community engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,978 SUNDERLAND YOUNG PEOPLES BIKE PROJECT COMMUNITY INTEREST COMPANY The funding will provide a programme of weekend and holiday activities for children and young people to access a range of fun activities, as well as providing free nutritional meals to those who may otherwise go without.
30/04/2019 £9,990 SAFE REGENERATION LTD 2? The charity will support local people to undertake a project which will improve a space in their community, a place to sit and enjoy or to get involved in planting and growing food and flowers.
30/04/2019 £9,600 NORTHERN LEARNING TRUST 3? The funding will provide a cycling club and bike maintenance course for local veterans, which aims to develop motor skills and employment opportunities, as well as physical and mental wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,342 THE DOWNRIGHT SPECIAL NETWORK 3? The funding will be used to deliver a range of specialist activities for children with Down syndrome and their families. The project aims to provide specialist and outreach support to help develop skills.
30/04/2019 £9,644 HILLSBOROUGH ARENA SPORTS ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to fit an automatic door with the aim of making the arena fully accessible to people with mobility problems.
30/04/2019 £9,960 MANNA HOUSE (CUMBRIA) 3? The funding will be used to employ and mentor an ex-service user in the benefits advice service. The project aims to better support other service users with long-standing health and well-being issues to succeed in their life goals.
30/04/2019 £9,950 THE BRIDGE CHURCH BOLTON 1? The funding will be used to deliver a community event bringing families and residents together to access positive activities. The project aims to build community relationships and promote local services in the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Glenkeen Fife And Drum Band 1? The group, based outside Aghadowey near Coleraine, is using a grant of £10,000 to refurbish their kitchen and make their premises more accessible for disabled people. This will support the work the group does with the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 TY GWYN SUMMER PLAYSCHEME 1? Project Summary : Ty Gwyn Summer Play Scheme in Cardiff will run school holiday activities for children with severe learning difficulties. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund accessible transport, staff costs, entertainment and trips, office supplies, and arts and crafts materials.
30/04/2019 £9,952 MISGAV 3? The organisation will deliver residential activities for women with learning disabilities, with the aim of developing skills, reducing isolation and improving physical and emotional health.
30/04/2019 £5,730 HOME-START STOCKLAND GREEN/ERDINGTON 5? This funding will be used to purchase materials and equipment used during family engagement sessions. The project aims to improve the quality of facilities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 AFRICAN CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY INITIATIVE (A.C.C.I.) 4? This funding will be used to deliver wellbeing workshops for people living with the effects of mental health problems. The project aims to increase peoples self-esteem and build their confidence.
30/04/2019 £8,322 THE C.R.U.M.B.S. PROJECT 5? The funding will be used to deliver catering workshops for vulnerable adults living with disabilities. The project aims to teach transferable life skills, increase employability and improve confidence and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,710 Heart of the Dorn C.I.C. The organisation, based in Ardquin outside Portaferry, supports families, carers, people struggling with a recent serious diagnosis, and people experiencing stress or trauma. They are using a grant of £9,710 to run day retreats and workshops to help people recharge and develop skills in coping with stress.
30/04/2019 £21,000 INCLUSION VENTURES LIMITED 4? This organisation runs drop-in sessions for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. The project offers young people a specialised staff team that understand the underlying issues that lead young people to challenge. The funding will go towards a new central location in Jaywick Sands high street.
30/04/2019 £9,150 Dementia Friendly Tranent SCIO 1? This group will use the funding for two community events: Picnic in Polson Park in the summer and a winter candlelight procession.
30/04/2019 £50,000 BAC-IN CIC LTD This project is to support BAC-IN to create a new team leader role with specific responsibility for supporting, training and developing peers and volunteers with lived experience of drug and alcohol addiction. The goal will be to guide participants into paid roles within the organisation. The leader will themselves have relevant lived experience, and funding will be used to cover staff costs, development budgets, promotion costs and office costs.
30/04/2019 £9,780 WAKEFIELD TRINITY COMMUNITY TRUST 2? The funding will be used to produce a short video to which will be taken into schools and organisations to raise awareness of hate crime against those with disabilities. A series of healthy activities will also be provided to raise self esteem, build confidence and promote social inclusion.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST 2? This project will part fund the development of a community wildlife garden at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve. The Garden will be a relaxing, welcoming, inclusive and an easily accessible public space and community hub open free of charge all year round; maintained by volunteers working closely with nature reserve staff.
30/04/2019 £9,992 PROJECT MOTORHOUSE LTD 2? The organisation will continue their work to engage young people from a disadvantaged community to work in collaboration with local artists to create themed art panels which will be used to improve derelict buildings within their town.
30/04/2019 £9,920 THE COMPASS CLUB 1? The organisation will run a number of activities within the community to address the impacts of poverty and poor mental health with a view to improving the health and wellbeing of families.
30/04/2019 £9,972 MANOR TRAINING AND RESOURCE CENTRE LTD 1? The funding will be used to design a bespoke programme of activities to support and engage adults with dyslexia and Irlen Syndrome who are struggling with literacy skills. The project aims to build strong relationships and support across the community.
30/04/2019 £9,910 GRACE INCORPORATION FAITH TRUST (GIFT) 1? The funding will be used to run an intergenerational digital project to engage young and older people in IT to make positive life changes.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SHABATON L'MENUCHA TRUST 2? The organisation will provide a respite weekend of fun and community engagement to support people with disabilities and their families.
30/04/2019 £10,000 YOUTH ACTION 1? The funding will be used to deliver youth club activities, where people from different backgrounds will be brought together in an informal environment, whilst addressing issues including community togetherness.
30/04/2019 £9,706 FAMILIES FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE 2? The funding will be used to deliver a series of activities, for families who have experienced domestic abuse, where adults and children will be provided with the opportunity to get together in their peer groups for talks and outings.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FAMILIES FIRST (NORTH EAST) 3? The funding will provide a summer holiday programme for children with disabilities to come together and take part in a range of indoor and outdoor activities, improving their social skills, independence and wellbeing, as well as providing carers with respite.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HARROGATE SKILLS 4 LIVING CENTRE 2? The funding will be used to increase the free gym sessions with an experienced personal trainer for vulnerable individuals. The project aims to build confidence and improve health of people with learning disabilities.
30/04/2019 £150,000 Westfield Park Community Centre 2? This group operate a community centre in the Middlefield area of Falkirk which delivers a range of social, health and wellbeing activities and services for local people. This project will allow the management committee of volunteers to engage a Project Worker to provide management support as well as support to maintain and enhance the activities and services on offer within the centre, in line with the evolving local needs. The project will benefit 900 people and involve 60 volunteers over three years.
30/04/2019 £385,882 Forth Valley Rape Crisis Centre 1? This group will use the funding to continue to provide therapeutic one to one support to people who have been impacted by sexual violence, and who live or work in Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. The project will support survivors in recovering from the traumatic impact of sexual violence and will benefit 225 people, with six volunteers providing support over three years.
30/04/2019 £9,330 INNER FLAME 4? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of virtual reality courses for young people living with mental ill health. The project aims to build confidence, improve self-awareness and reduce anxiety.
30/04/2019 £9,718 LADYBROOK ENTERPRISES LTD 1? The funding will be used to provide support for the carers of children and young people with additional needs. The project aims to improve access to education and quality of life.
30/04/2019 £9,800 DWARF SPORTS ASSOCIATION UK 3? The funding will be used to run two weekends of activities for people with dwarfism. The project aims to build social relationships in an inclusive setting.
30/04/2019 £9,900 CHILVERS COTON CENTRE TRUST 1? This funding will be used to refurbish outdoor space by the heritage centre. The project aims to create an exterior community integration area.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COFTON VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to furnish the new village hall. The project aims to bring the diverse community together and build social relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,655 PROVIDE DEVON 1? The funding will be used to provide emergency food boxes to services which support local families. The project aims to provide an immediate response to families at risk of food poverty.
30/04/2019 £9,600 AGAR NOOK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of creative arts workshops for young people at risk of engaging in gang culture. The project aims to reduce anti-social behaviour, improve communication skills and develop confidence.
30/04/2019 £8,933 HALSE VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to carry out improvement works to the village hall. The project aims to create a community hub for to host activities and events for local people.
30/04/2019 £4,700 SPECIAL PEOPLE IN NEED 1? This funding will be used to run craft, fitness and dance sessions for people with disabilities. The project aims to bring people together, improving skills and fitness.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BRUSHFORD PARISH HALL CIO 2? The funding will be used to improve the car parking facility at the Parish Hall. The project aims to make the space safer and more accessible for the community.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Gretna Day Centre 1? This group will use the funding to enhance a newly established coffee and chat room for the whole community of Gretna.
30/04/2019 £8,349 Netherthird Community Action Training 4? This group will provide employment and training opportunities in garden maintenance and landscaping for disadvantaged young people aged between 16-24 years of age in the Cumnock, Netherthird, Craigens and Skerrington areas of East Ayrshire.
30/04/2019 £9,800 THE KITTIWAKE TRUST 1? The funding will be provide access to free books and literacy support for children to help develop their reading skills, as well as creating community literacy spaces for all ages.
30/04/2019 £9,950 PRISM ARTS 3? The aim of this project is to deliver a Community Puppet Pageant fully accessible to the local community to develop skills, confidence and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 OXFORD DIOCESAN COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL WORK INCORPORATED 4? The funding will be used to develop their online support resource package for both adopters and professionals who work with adoptive families. The project aims to reach more people and provide a safe digital solution to bring families from across the adoption community together to share experiences and advice in order to support and empower each other.
30/04/2019 £9,997 BEEHIVE PRESCHOOL 1? The project will use funding to organise specialist IT training support to address parenting skills, mental health issues, first aid and safeguarding. The project aims to create more cultural diversity by holding events for children to strengthen their understanding of different cultures
30/04/2019 £9,980 NORTH WEST AIR AMBULANCE 2? The aim of this project is to bring together under represented and separated community groups in the N.W England into one community bound by a common interest sharing volunteering opportunities being part of the N.W Air Ambulance volunteer support team.
30/04/2019 £9,800 CITIZEN OUTREACH COALITION 1? The organisation will deliver workshops on crime prevention to young people and public campaigns on the impact of crime, with the aim of raising awareness and reducing crime in the local area.
30/04/2019 £9,940 THE BEAT PROJECT LTD 2? The organisation will run art, music and personal development workshops to improve the skills, health and wellbeing and learning of people who are homeless.
30/04/2019 £9,784 THURGOLAND VILLAGE WELFARE 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the village hall. The project aims to provide an improved facility for the community to use.
30/04/2019 £9,990 ART BEYOND BELIEF 1? The organisation will use funding to purchase additional iPads, enabling them to deliver a programme of digital media activities to people with mental health issues. The project aims to support people transitioning from Community mental Health services communicate their thoughts and feelings through a creative medium to improve well-being.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE ROBERT CRAVEN MEMORIAL HALL 1? The funding will be used to install a central heating system, within the village hall, providing the whole community with a suitable venue for events and activities.
30/04/2019 £9,870 AZALEA 4? The organisation will use the funding to run community events and establish an action group to help bring people together and equip them to tackle sexual exploitation in the area.
30/04/2019 £9,360 SWINTON PENDLEBURY AND CLIFTON CARE OF THE ELDERLY ASSOCIATION 2? The organisation will deliver a lunch club, workshops and training for older people in the local area, with the aim of addressing social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,770 GOLDEN-OLDIES 8? Project Summary : Golden-Oldies will introduce regular Bollywood dance sessions to their “Sing and Smile” groups for isolated older people across South Wales. What Money is for : This grant for £9,770 will fund dance tutor costs, tutor travel expenses, music books and equipment, venue hire, community transport, training, publicity, and staff costs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Turning Point NI 1? The group, based in Ballymena, provides mental health crisis support for people in need. They are using a grant of £10,000 to run a programme of crisis intervention and aftercare counselling, and information talks to raise awareness and understanding.
30/04/2019 £9,035 RHEMA FAITH MINISTRIES 1? This funding will be used to deliver after-school support classes for children. The project aims to aid children who speak English as a second language in their vocabulary and reading.
30/04/2019 £9,900 CORNWALL FAITH FORUM 1? The funding will be used to deliver a range of activities and workshops which will promote integration and diversity. The project aims to bring communities together, break down barriers and increase tolerance.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SUTTON VINEYARD 1? The funding will be used to create a space in the community that will be available for local people. The project aims to provide a free community space for a variety of groups to use.
30/04/2019 £9,720 ISLINGTON CHINESE ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a series of cultural, art and health activities to people from the Chinese community. The project aims to bring people together and improve health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WAREHAM DISABLED CLUB 1? The funding will be used to replace the minibus in order to continue transporting people living with disabilities and older people to social activities. The project aims to bring people together to reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 GASWORKS DOCK PARTNERSHIP 3? The funding will be used to run social events, purchase the tools to improve local spaces and train local people to produce their own events. The project aims to bring the community together and make positive changes.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SIDE BY SIDE THEATRE COMPANY STOURBRIDGE 1? This funding will be used to carry out electrical work in the church building. The project aims to create a venue for the benefit of the wider community.
30/04/2019 £8,174 YOUTH GENESIS TRUST LTD 3? The funding will be used to develop a drop-in group for young people. The project aims to deliver positive activities, provide support and advice and reduce anti-social behaviour.
30/04/2019 £5,000 SPIRAL - PREVENTING THE EFFECT OF BULLYING 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £33,000 BE ENRICHED ELEMENTS 2? The project will use the funding to form a food action plan for the borough, develop a food charter and develop work with small food businesses and entrepreneurs to encourage greater health within the community.
30/04/2019 £452,368 Lincoln Courts Youth and Community Assoction 1? The five-year project using is a £452,368 grant to run activities for young people and adults in the Waterside area of Derry/Londonderry. Activities include exam tuition, OCN qualifications, health and wellbeing activities, life skills projects, tea dances, community safety sessions, trips for young children and families, volunteering opportunities and summer schemes. The project is being run in partnership with Clooney Estate Residents Association and Bonds Street Community Association.
30/04/2019 £9,925 Fostering Compassion 3? This group will use the funding to refurbish a room with the aim of using it to deliver workshops to care experienced young people and their carers in Tranent.
30/04/2019 £8,820 LINKS SPORTS TRUST 1? The funding will be used to bring people and communities together through extra curricular dance, movement and music. Opportunities will be delivered particularly for children with special educational needs, those from ethnic minorities and families on low incomes. It will bring communities together to learn about each other, challenge stigmas, build confidence, establish friendships and work to achieve common goals.
30/04/2019 £9,450 NEWSHAM MATTERS 2? The funding will provide important developments to the community garden, including a pond, seating and fencing, making it more accessible to community groups, and increasing community cohesion and spirit in the village.
30/04/2019 £10,000 VOLUNTEER CENTRE BROXBOURNE AND EAST HERTS 1? The organisation will use the funding to run one to one sessions to support people wanting to apply for volunteer roles in order to develop skills and confidence.
30/04/2019 £9,500 STARTUPONLINE 4? This organisation will deliver training including life coaching, CV preparation and interview techniques to vulnerable young women across Buckinghamshire. The project aims to build confidence, self-esteem and improve future employability.
30/04/2019 £8,650 DRUGLINK LIMITED 3? The project will run interactive support sessions and develop their website for people experiencing drug and alcohol addiction. This will enable them to have access to services they would not normally use and provide support.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE BRADLEY LOWERY FOUNDATION 1? The funding will help establish both a 24 hour support line and face to face counselling sessions for parents and carers of children with cancer across the North East.
30/04/2019 £9,603 SUNDERLAND WOMEN'S CENTRE 5? This project will provide ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classes for women with limited English language skills, which aims to help improve both future training and employment opportunities and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,900 COWLING PRESCHOOL AND TODDLERS LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to provide exercise, dance and coordination sessions for adults, preschool and disabled children. The project aims to improve fitness, health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £446,737 FAMILY LIVES 7? This project is for the Digital Fund to help Family Lives explore digital solutions to a common problem in the family advice and support sector: how to meet increasing demand and rising expectations in the digital age. The organisation is committed to fundamentally rethinking the way that families search for and receive support across the UK, and co-designing solutions with service users, led by a new specialist digital member of staff.
30/04/2019 £8,420 Cornton Out Of School Care 1? This group will use the funding to establish a new affordable out of school hours parent led childcare service in Stirling.
30/04/2019 £3,680 Board of Management of Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LUSTY SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB 2? The funding will be used to purchase lifeguarding equipment. The project aims to deliver training to young people to increase water safety knowledge and rescue skills across the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HENLEY IN ARDEN GUILD HALL TRUST 1? This funding will help to hold annual music festival covering all manor of live art, music, drama and craft events. This will bring people together.
30/04/2019 £7,340 MARSH RECREATION GROUND AND COMMUNITY CENTRE TRUST 1? This funding will be used to install new lighting system to improve the facilities available to the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 New Gen Projects This funding will be used to provide an advice and wellbeing hub for people living with complex needs. The project aims to support people in overcoming their situations through advice and activities.
30/04/2019 £4,490 THE SERBIAN SOCIETY 1? The funding will be used to deliver an educational technology course for older people. The project aims to bring together different generations and empower older people to develop their independence.
30/04/2019 £10,000 RISING GIRL 1? This funding will be used to workshops for young women. The project aims to raise awareness and provide support regarding issues such as domestic violence and arranged marriages.
30/04/2019 £8,795 SOUTH NORTHANTS VOLUNTEER BUREAU 1? The funding will be used to increase the capacity of a mobile advice and support service. The project aims to increase the reach of the service to supporting rurally isolated people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 INTEGRATING CHILDREN 1? The funding will provide ukulele and percussion tuition for autistic children, with opportunities to write and perform songs.
30/04/2019 £9,954 CHICKENLEY COMMUNITY CENTRE 2? The project will convert an unused area of a community centre into a multi-use room for people with learning difficulties. This will establish the centre as a hub for various groups aimed at supporting people with disabilities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ASIAN ELDERS' RESOURCE CENTRE 1? The project aims to run a series of workshops over 12 months that will improve the health and well-being of our beneficiaries. Tai-Chi, strength and balance classes and trips out.
30/04/2019 £9,950 EAST END YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE 2? The organisation will run a programme of summer holiday activities for children and young people to include outdoor physical activities, healthy cooking and crafts. The project will enable young people to learn new skills and become more active.
30/04/2019 £9,790 OLDHAM PLAY ACTION GROUP 1? The funding will be used to run a programme of arts and play activities for children and young people as well as to host three wider community events. The project aims to bring the whole community together, allowing local people to build stronger networks and friendships, encourage neighbourliness and reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,700 HIVE BRADFORD 4? The project will provide DIY and woodwork sessions for refugee and asylum seeker men. This will provide these men with new skills and confidence, as well as building support networks and reducing social isolation.
30/04/2019 £165,655 THE BOAZ TRUST 6? The aim of the organisation is to end destitution amongst refused asylum seekers and refugees by providing safe accommodation and holistic support. Funding will go towards staff costs and the continuation of their support programme for asylum seekers and refugees dealing with homelessness.
30/04/2019 £210,606 ST PAUL'S NEWPIN LIMITED 1? The project runs activities for the local community and will use the funding to employ a centre manager and run family play sessions for parents and carers and a new service for over 50s, which focus on reducing isolation and offering advice.
30/04/2019 £400,000 ENFIELD VOLUNTARY ACTION 2? The project will use the funding to train and support Health Champions to increase knowledge and awareness of health issues to transform health and wellbeing in their communities.
30/04/2019 £200,089 PURSUING INDEPENDENT PATHS 3? The project will use its funding for project activities at their new Beanstalk centre. The centre will offer a wide range of activities for adults with learning disabilities; bringing local adults with LDs together, support them to build strong relationships and develop vocational skills all in a premises designed to cater to their needs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 GAYTON-LE-MARSH VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to improve the village hall’s outdoor space. This will enable children and families to have access to a safe community facility.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Greengables Preschool 1? The preschool, based in Carrickfergus, is using a grant of £10,000 to resurface the outdoor soft play area to make it more useable by local children and to encourage physical activity.
30/04/2019 £9,673 BECKLEY VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to purchase and install a new kitchen within their village hall. The project aims to enhance their facility for the benefit of the local rural community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 VILLAGE HALL (GREAT WILBRAHAM AND LITTLE WILBRAHAM) 1? The organisation will use the funding to install new playground equipment in order to improve an important community facility in this rural village.
30/04/2019 £5,470 CORNERHOUSE (YORKSHIRE) 2? The aim of this project is to provide an LGBT social event for young people. This will allow LGBT people to attend a function without the stigma attached to attending the school /college prom.
30/04/2019 £9,813 COLBURN VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to install new stage lighting, PA system, cinema screen, ceiling projector and disco ball. These improvements will benefit local groups and members of the community as there is a lack of affordable venues in the area.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CHORLEY PARISH CHURCH OF ST LAURENCE C.E. PRIMARY SCHOOL PARENTS TEACHERS AND FRIENDS ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to run computer literacy sessions for children. The project aims to address safeguarding whilst using the internet and social media to avoid online crime.
30/04/2019 £7,400 HOME-START HORIZONS 3? The funding will be used to update the group’s IT infrastructure. The project aims to build capacity of the family support service by working for more flexibly.
30/04/2019 £9,570 THE NATIONAL FLOOD FORUM 1? The funding will be used to establish a flood action group to address the impact of flooding on the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SENSORY TRUST 4? Project Summary : The funding will be used to redevelop the group’s website, which engages people affected by disabilities or ill health. The project aims to reach more people and improve advice and guidance with up to date information, ultimately bringing about better health outcomes for participants.
30/04/2019 £10,000 VISION REDBRIDGE CULTURE AND LEISURE 3? The funding will be used to deliver a breakfast club and school holiday sessions. This will enable children from low or no income families’ access to positive and healthy activities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE BAYTREE CENTRE 6? The funding will be used to deliver a leadership programme for young girls who are affected by multiple and complex needs. The project aims to improve chances in life and build new relationships.
30/04/2019 £4,999 BROAD TOWN PLAYGROUP 1? The funding will be used to update the play resources of a rural community pre-school. The project aims to enhance the physical and personal development of children and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,852 PORTLAND COLLEGE 1? The funding will be used to employ an outdoor activities supervisor for young people with disabilities and learning difficulties. The project aims to provide supervision and support to those accessing the facility.
30/04/2019 £7,680 Henna Asian Womens Group The funding will be used to offer support and therapeutic services to carers, mainly women from Asian backgrounds. The project aims to encourage participation and provide information and support.
30/04/2019 £5,000 ST TEATH COMMUNITY BUS ASSOCIATION 2? The funding will be used to replace the bus for the community transport service. The project aims to continue enabling local people to access local services.
30/04/2019 £9,952 GIRLS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LTD 1? The funding will be used to run a project for young girls experiencing bullying. The project aims learn about staying safe and compassion whilst meeting new people.
30/04/2019 £9,260 LOZELLS COMMUNITY INITIATIVE 1? This funding will be used to deliver skill development workshops for women. The project aims to increase participants’ confidence and self-worth.
30/04/2019 £6,750 NORTON VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace the furniture and install a CCTV system in the village hall. The project aims to create a safe and secure community facility.
30/04/2019 £9,000 SOUTHWARK DIOCESAN WELCARE 3? The funding will be used to provide two streams of an early intervention program for marginalised children and young people. The project aims to improve resilience, increase motivation and participation in positive activities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 St Brendans Church of Ireland 1? The organisation, based in east Belfast, is using a grant of £10,000 to create a community kitchen space to provide meals for the community, especially those on low incomes or who are socially isolated.
30/04/2019 £9,950 Living Options Devon The funding will be used to run a peer support service, which will provide people living with deafness the information, training and guidance to access employment. The project aims to remove barriers and build confidence.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Antrim Festival Group 1? The Antrim group brings local people together for an annual week-long festival. They are using a grant of £10,000 to run activities at the Antrim Festival 2019, including a community parade, music from local artists, and a family fun day, as well as covering security, first aid, and equipment costs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Newington Day Centre 1? Newington Day Centre in north Belfast supports older people to stay independent and keep living in their own homes through daily activities for them and their carers. They are using a £10,000 grant to run activities, events and trips including music for health sessions, yoga, aerobics, a community fun day, afternoon tea at Belfast Castle, and trips to places chosen by the older people themselves.
30/04/2019 £294,942 GOODWIN DEVELOPMENT TRUST 4? This funding is for a project – managed by local volunteers and residents - to establish a busy and welcoming community venue and social space in which to host regular events and fun, creative activities. These include breakfast and after school clubs, mentoring for young people, and afternoon tea dances and craft classes for older residents, as well as family-friendly events such as a community choir.
30/04/2019 £261,939 S4ALL LTD 3? Based in a former mining community, this project is designed to offer employment support, coaching, and training to people who are unemployed – especially those without qualifications. Participants will also have opportunities to undertake valuable volunteer experience. Local employers will be involved.
30/04/2019 £310,200 Markets Development Association 1? The project, based in the Markets area of Belfast, is using a £310,200 grant over three and a half years to bring residents together to improve skills, engage in local issues and have a voice to develop their community. The project is organising a community audit to explore ways to address concerns like overdevelopment, road safety, housing, health, education, and employment. The project is also developing residents’ relationships with statutory agencies, developing social enterprises, and improving skills.
30/04/2019 £158,290 HARTLEPOWER 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,959 E:MERGE (UK) LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to deliver workshops, fun activities and trips for young carers, with the aim of raising self-esteem and promoting positive wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,450 BEFRIENDING REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS 3? The charity will build on their existing Conversation Café model to keep up with demand from users. The project aims to see more people for whom English is not the first language using English outside of ESOL classes and in a genuine social space.
30/04/2019 £5,000 YORK CIVIC TRUST 1? The funding will be used to conduct a transport survey where residents, commuters and visitors to the area will be provided with the opportunity to express their needs and priorities with regards to transport in the area. The findings will be presented to the Public Sector: Local Authority who in turn will develop a transport plan for the city, with the aim of improving accessibility throughout the area.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HERRINGTHORPE UNITED REFORMED CHURCH 3? The funding will be used to install a new kitchen area within the community building, providing many organisations and groups with a suitable hygienic facility for events and activities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CAN-SURVIVE UK 1? The funding will be used to provide support and information to Black and Minority Ethnic people living with or affected by cancer. The project aims to break down cultural taboos and beliefs about cancer and improve mental, physical and emotional wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,800 CHESTNUTS COMMUNITY CENTRE EASTFIELD CIO 1? The organisation will use the funding to help refurbish the centre and to improve the grounds for all the community groups using the facilities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 STAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTRE 3? The organisation will use the funding to run sports programmes as diversionary activities for young people at risk of turning to anti-social behaviour.
30/04/2019 £10,000 PARKFIELD EQUINE SOLUTIONS 1? The project will use funding to deliver an innovative talking-alternative based therapy course delivered within a horsemanship context.
30/04/2019 £8,080 The Empower Project This group will use the funding to empower young people to address issues related to gender-based violence, such as cyberflashing and harassment.
30/04/2019 £9,980 East Lothian Play Association 1? This group will use the funding to create a three day event to support children and families to design and build their own dens, forts and wooden structures from scrap timber.
30/04/2019 £9,460 West Lothian 50+ Network 2? This group will use the funding to provide activities and build a community for over 50’s across West Lothian to prevent social isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BUTTERSHAW CHRISTIAN FAMILY CENTRE LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to run community groups at the centre offering a wide range of activities designed around the needs of the community. The project aims to target isolated members of the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE BRITISH DIABETIC ASSOCIATION 4? The funding will be used to arrange a residential weekend with a bespoke programme of activities for children living with Type 1 diabetes, their parents and siblings. The project aims to educate and support families in the management of Type 1 diabetes.
30/04/2019 £280,758 TEES VALLEY WILDLIFE TRUST LTD 3? This funding is for a partnership project that aims to connect people with wildlife-rich spaces. The funding will help to bring together smaller groups working to conserve and enhance the environment across the Tees Valley area.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ANXIOUS MINDS 2? The funding will provide mental health counselling support services to veterans and their families across North Tyneside.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WINWICK VILLAGE HALL 1? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements to the village hall and to refurbish the toilets in order to improve this valuable community facility.
30/04/2019 £9,500 FEN DRAYTON VILLAGE HALL 1? The organisation will use the funding to install new outdoor play equipment for the school and wider community.
30/04/2019 £5,000 COLNE OPEN DOOR CENTRE LIMITED 4? The organisation will continue to run their community café with facilitated support groups to support local people with issues including social isolation, mental health issues, learning disabilities and addictions, with the aim of increasing access to support.
30/04/2019 £4,860 MILTON-UNDER-WYCHWOOD VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to redecorate the village hall. This will improve the venue for the local rural community.
30/04/2019 £9,910 BREAKTHROUGH LEARNING 1? The funding will be used to develop a service through the employment of an administrator and the rental of premises. The project aims to build capacity, increase the support it provides to children with disabilities and their families and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £6,137 TRANS* PRIDE BRIGHTON AND HOVE 1? The project will use funding to provide gazebos to support the Trans Pride Brighton event with a view to promoting equality and diversity and addressing discrimination issues against the community.
30/04/2019 £9,700 CATHIE STANKEVITCH FOUNDATION 2? The project aims to allow local people to participate in sporting activities, helping to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,800 THE TARPORLEY AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY CENTRE AND RECREATION GROUND CHARITY 2? The funding will be used to purchase sound and audio equipment to improve the facilities at the centre and allow the variety of groups that use it to expand activities to improve health, wellbeing and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £45,759 Hillhead Pre Fives Unit 1? This group will continue to run their play and socialisation space for children under five and their parents/carers. This service provides respite, sign posting and support for vulnerable families , many of whom have been impacted by unemployment, poor health and isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,990 SOUTH CHADDERTON METHODIST CHURCH 1? The funding will be used to run a community café where local people can come together and enjoy a lunch as well as get information about health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ARTHUR WHARTON FOUNDATION 1? The funding will help reopen a local community centre in Darlington, providing valuable refurbishments which will ensure a safe, comfortable and quality environment for people to access a wide range of fun activities.
30/04/2019 £97,516 NATIONAL SCHIZOPHRENIA FELLOWSHIP 4? This project aims to combat loneliness in the South West, using peer mentoring programmes, an online peer support forum and volunteer champions who promote the project’s activities, particularly to those who are experiencing loneliness as a result of mental ill health. The project will work closely with external statutory and voluntary services in order to make the greatest possible impact across the region.
30/04/2019 £9,700 TRIUMPH OVER PHOBIA (TOP UK) 1? The funding will be used to expand their self-help service to 16+ for people living with anxiety disorders. The project aims to increase the support they offer to young people experiencing ill mental health.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE AVENUES YOUTH PROJECT 4? The funding will be used to deliver a school holiday programme for children and young people. This will enable participants to access a wide range of positive activities and training opportunities.
30/04/2019 £9,096 LABURNUM BOAT CLUB 3? The funding will be used to support young people with disabilities to organise trips out and the associated travel. The project aims to develop skills and social relationships that encourage independent living.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CORBY CUBE THEATRE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to hold a food festival for local people. The project aims to educate people on food nutrition and bring the community together to strengthen relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,900 INTERFAITH MATTERS 1? The funding will be used to organise a series of forums between various faith and culture leaders aimed at researching ways to bring people together. The project aims to build strong local networks and promote social engagement.
30/04/2019 £10,000 RIGHTS & EQUALITY SANDWELL 1? The funding will be used to deliver wellbeing workshops for women. The project aims to strengthen participants’ feeling of assertiveness and confidence.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BRADBY CLUB FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 1? The funding will be used to create a multi-use games area. The project aims to provide a facility where young people can improve their fitness and engage in activities which enable them to fulfil their potential.
30/04/2019 £10,000 PLYMOUTH RAIDERS 83 FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to run a range of physical activities and weekly drop -n sessions for older people. The project aims to improve the health and fitness of participants, alongside reducing social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,606 FIGHT FOR CHANGE FOUNDATION LTD 2? The funding will be used to run sport activities and mentoring for young people at risk of offending and ex offenders. The project aims to improve and increase local prevention services.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BIRMINGHAM PEOPLES CENTRE LIMITED 1? This funding will be used to employ a counsellor to improve the employment advice services available to the community.
30/04/2019 £9,968 PILLOWELL VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the kitchen at the village hall. The project aims to increase community activities through an improved facility.
30/04/2019 £3,000 THE GLAPTHORN VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to carry out acoustic works and replace the heating system at the village hall. The project aims to create a comfortable community space.
30/04/2019 £9,750 BARKING & DAGENHAM YOUTH ZONE 1? The funding will be used to run a holiday activity programme at the youth facility. The project aims to engage children in positive social activities and provide healthy meals.
30/04/2019 £8,500 Woolwell in bloom 1? The funding will be used to create a number of garden spaces around the local housing estate. The project aims to improve the local area and provide opportunities for people to volunteer.
30/04/2019 £100,000 THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN WALES 3? Project Summary : The Community Foundation in Wales (CFiW) will employ a project coordinator to engage with third sector groups and organisations to better understand how they access Trust and Foundation funding, what the awareness levels and how they understand funder requirements, as well as identify skills, capacity and confidence issues. Engagement will also take place with Trust and Foundations, in and outside of Wales, to identify what the challenges are in investing in Wales and how this can be improved. The project will benefit at least 150 community groups and charitable organisation
30/04/2019 £345,306 SHELTER, NATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR HOMELESS PEOPLE LIMITED 4? This group will use the funding to prevent children and families in Glasgow from becoming homeless. The new service will help families, who are at risk of being homeless or in temporary accommodation, secure safe and affordable permanent accommodation that suits their needs using a Personal Housing Plan created by the family and the Public Sector: Local Authority Housing Officer. The project will involve 300 people and 10 volunteers over 3 years.
30/04/2019 £4,760 People Without Labels 1? This group will use the funding to provide free to use internet and IT access, and to deliver a series of youth arts workshops over the summer.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Carmyle Community Centre Association 2? This group will use the funding to provide activities for school children, primary and secondary from all denominations providing a safe place to gather and build long lasting friendships and connections.
30/04/2019 £9,350 Glasgow Afghan United 1? This group will use the funding to deliver four community events and five training events.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Sparcs SCIO 1? The group will use the funding to run two afterschool clubs for children and organise a day trip for them. The clubs are based in Gorbals and Toryglen.
30/04/2019 £7,700 MOOR ALLERTON SPORTS AND SOCIAL CENTRE 1? The funding will provide quality replacements to the soffits and fascias on the exterior of the sports and social centre.
30/04/2019 £8,600 FRIENDS OF TOTTINGTON LIBRARY 1? The funding will be used to purchase IT equipment for the volunteer run community centre. The project aims to reduce isolation for older residents and strengthen the bonds between the different age groups that share the facilities for various IT needs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 INSIDE OUT CYMRU 1? Project Summary : Inside Out Cymru will use the grant to work with people with mental health issues and their carers running performance and creative writing workshops in Blaenau Gwent and Newport. Participants will be able to share their work via online platforms and a community wide event, which will give help increase understand of the issues across the wider community. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund a creative writing tutor, drama and music tutor, marketing, and project management.
30/04/2019 £27,021 FRIENDS OF GREENHILL LIBRARY 1? The funding is for a project to develop and promote a small, satellite library, run by volunteers. The aim is for the library act not only as a book-lending service but also as hub of activity in the community. A team of volunteers will work with nearby organisations and services to connect them to local residents.
30/04/2019 £99,500 GLUSBURN COMMUNITY & ARTS CENTRE 3? This funding is for a project to ensure a beautiful old community facility – built in 1892 – is accessible for local disabled people and follows extensive consultation with disability groups based in the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 TRUST HOUSE LANCASHIRE 2? The funding will be used to provide training to address problematic or sexually harmful behaviour in children and young people. The aim is to ensure work can be delivered to children and young people at an earlier stage to address this behaviour, with access to tailored support increasing the chance of recovery and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £4,466 WESTWOOD 2015 LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to create an online resource consisting of news, signposting and information for people impacted by neurological disorders.
30/04/2019 £9,360 THE HUB OF WISHES 3? This funding is for a project providing exercise and health- and wellbeing-related activities for people at risk of social isolation and who may be experiencing mental health issues.
30/04/2019 £2,800 GILSLAND VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will provide valuable upgrades to the village hall, including new sports/fitness and gardening equipment, which will help to offer a wider range of activities and clubs for all ages.
30/04/2019 £9,640 TRANMERE ROVERS IN THE COMMUNITY 1? The funding will be used to deliver educational and fitness sessions to young people. The project aims to reduce anti-social behaviour and teach the consequences of knife and gun crime on families and the wider community.
30/04/2019 £6,640 PACES SHEFFIELD 4? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of physical activities during the summer for children. The project aims to increase physical, communication and social skills and engage children and families in positive activities.
30/04/2019 £79,193 BREATHING SPACE 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £214,620 WAG AND COMPANY NORTH EAST FRIENDSHIP DOGS 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,910 LISTENING EAR (MERSEYSIDE) 1? The organisation will deliver a series of alternating monthly therapeutic support sessions consisting of facilitated peer-support groups and a monthly activity session for children and young people who have experienced bereavement, loss or separation. The project aims to improve access to support and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 INSPERO 1? The project will use funding to run a Green Therapy Service for older people and vulnerable adults to include workshops and gardening activities. The project aims to improve well-being of participants, reduce loneliness and isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FRIENDS OF SJS 1? The funding will be used to deliver computer workshops for members of the wider community, with the aim of raising aspirations and reducing unemployment in the area.
30/04/2019 £9,979 INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY ORGANISATION OF SUNDERLAND 2? The funding is for a project designed to aid integration by providing local people from Eastern European backgrounds with information and advice as well as access to English as Second or Other Language classes.
30/04/2019 £9,198 THE CONGOLESE ASSOCIATION OF MERSEYSIDE 1? The funding will be used to deliver a support service, for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, where people will be provided with the advice on things like finding employment and socialising. The project aims to reduce isolation and reducing the challenges faced through language barriers.
30/04/2019 £10,000 MANCHESTER ACADEMY OF COMMUNITY GYMNASTICS LTD 1? The funding will be used to engage young people in physical activities along with conversations aimed at confronting their negative beliefs and challenge them to make better decisions. It will also be used to support young people to become peer leaders and role-models within the community.
30/04/2019 £8,657 VILLAGE HALL 1? The organisation will use the funding to install new play equipment in the village hall playground to provide a new and improved community facility.
30/04/2019 £9,800 MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY HULL AND EAST YORKSHIRE 2? The organisation will provide advocacy and peer support to improve peoples access to services, including welfare for people experiencing poor mental health. The project aims to improve peoples skills and social wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £8,060 Kidzone 1? The group, based in Bessbrook, runs afterschool care for children aged four to 12. They are using a £8,060 grant to run an educational life skills programme including sessions on physical activity, nutrition and healthy eating, cookery and emotional wellbeing. They are also developing a vegetable garden for children to grow their own food and learn about the environment.
30/04/2019 £10,000 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY 7? The funding will be used to recruit a specialist advisor who will provide practical advice to people living with Multiple Sclerosis. The project aims to relieve stress and improve wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE ROOTED FORUM 2? The project aims to improve health and wellbeing and the funding will be used to run physical activity sessions for young people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KINGSBRIDGE AND SALTSTONE CARING LTD 1? The funding will be used to develop and raise awareness of the group’s carer relief scheme. The project aims to encourage support networks within the local community.
30/04/2019 £8,250 THE MINTRIDGE FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a sports programme for women from black and ethnic minority backgrounds. The project aims to overcome barriers and stigmas facing women and participation in sports.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SWIM TORQUAY LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver swimming sessions for members of the local community. The project aims to improve beneficiaries’ physical wellbeing and support community inclusion.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HOLTON-LE-CLAY MULTI-PURPOSE EDUCATIONAL AND RESOURCE CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to install a disabled access lift at the village hall. The project aims to improve accessibility to the hall and increase the capacity to deliver community programmes and events.
30/04/2019 £9,881 GO! (GREAT OPPORTUNITIES) TOGETHER 1? The funding will be used to set up a community choir and orchestra. The project aims to bring people from different backgrounds together and promote community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £9,700 BRADFORD-ON-TONE VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to carry out refurbishment works to the village hall. The project aims to create a space that the whole community can access.
30/04/2019 £9,968 COVENTRY MIGRANT WOMENS HOUSES 1? The funding will be used to support a housing project for local asylum seekers who were victims of violence and prosecution. The project aims to empower people and facilitate better integration.
30/04/2019 £8,633 AGE UK DACORUM 1? The organisation will use the funding to develop a volunteer service to run befriending activities and offer support to people in the community who require it, such as those with disabilities and older people.
30/04/2019 £380,415 Spinal Muscular Atrophy UK 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FAIR ACTION 2? The funding will be used to deliver a range of youth programmes across the Coventry area. The project aims to engage young people in alternative activities and create a space to develop positive relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,000 NU START COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE 1? The funding will be used to install a new boiler and heating system at the church hall. The project aims to improve the community facility.
30/04/2019 £9,950 SOUMIK DATTA ARTS 1? The project will use the funding to deliver music workshops and performance opportunities for young people living with special educational needs and disabilities. This will enable participants to increase their verbal and nonverbal skills, increasing confidence and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LINDRIDGE PARISH HALL 1? The funding will be used to install new seating and audio-visual equipment at the hall. The project aims to improve the quality of the facilities for use by community groups.
30/04/2019 £5,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS COLEHILL 1? The funding will be used to improve the community centre’s car park. The project aims to enable the public and centre users’ safe access to this facility.
30/04/2019 £10,000 RIDING FOR SMILES 1? The funding will be used to run horse therapy sessions for children living with additional needs. The project aims to improve wellbeing and social skills in participants.
30/04/2019 £9,895 TALENT-ED EDUCATION 4? The project will use the funding to deliver educational workshops for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, in order to provide support, develop skills and confidence and raise aspirations.
30/04/2019 £9,800 APPLE PIE ENTERPRISES LTD. 1? The funding will be used to deliver knife crime prevention events and a range of learning opportunities to enable young people to increase their life skills and establish positive networks.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ASHLEY MEMORIAL HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the kitchen in the hall building. The project aims to improve the facilities available to the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE HOUSE ON THE CORNER COMMUNITY PROJECT LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to deliver an array of activities for older people. The project aims to support a stronger community integration and create volunteering opportunities.
30/04/2019 £20,540 ABERTILLERY WORKMEN'S WELFARE INSTITUTE 1? Project Summary : The project will see the refurbishment of Abertillery Workmen’s Welfare Institute, making it fit for purpose as a community facility, providing a flexible space for increased learning, engagement and support. Proposed works include replacing current electrical wiring, refurbishing/reconfiguring internal rooms to maximise space, new toilets and improved access. The improved facility will provide local people and groups with a well-equipped venue with suitable equipment throughout enabling them to develop themselves socially, educationally, physically and psychologically throu
30/04/2019 £489,885 360 GIVING 4? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Peterhead & District Mens Shed 1? This group will erect a third wheelchair accessible workshop for multiple activities including space for crafts and building projects, a teaching space and a free community space for groups to meet.
30/04/2019 £83,763 BEYOND THE HORIZON CHARITY 4? This project will support children and young people with complex needs such as mental health problems and aggressive behaviour and those who are experiencing loneliness, trauma and grief. They will be provided with activities and support such as one to one counselling and play therapy delivered by counsellors.
30/04/2019 £28,468 LADIES FIGHTING BREAST CANCER CHARITABLE TRUST 3? This grant will enable the group to appoint an external consultant to complete an organisational review in order to improve the management, operations and administration of the organisation. The group currently offer a range of services to support local women affected by breast cancer, including a choir group, a weekly drop in support session and a volunteer programme.
30/04/2019 £7,536 Weekend Respite Project 2? This group will use the funding to continue to provide respite for carers on two Saturdays per month.
30/04/2019 £9,426 SENSORY ADVOCATES NW 1? The funding will be used to train people with lived experience of sensory impairment or loss to provide advocacy for their peers. The project aims to support service users on a range of issues, and promote resilience, self-reliance, self-belief and sustainable empowerment within the deaf, blind and deaf-blind communities.
30/04/2019 £9,976 UNDER THE STARS 1? The funding will be used to deliver a radio podcast project working with people with learning disabilities. The project aims to increase skills and develop a platform to raise awareness of the issues that adults with learning disabilities encounter.
30/04/2019 £9,936 ASKERN COMMUNITY HUB 2? The project will support the continuation of community hub and library activities, as well as volunteering opportunities within a local rural community.
30/04/2019 £9,438 INITIATIVE FOR NATURE CONSERVATION CYMRU 1? Project Summary : Initiative for Nature Conservation Cymru in Carmarthenshire will use the grant to strengthen community cohesion and upskill members of the local area, through wildlife and environmental workshops. What Money is for : This grant for £9,438 will fund sessional worker costs, workshop fees, a poly tunnel, timber, equipment, marketing fees, translation, and contractors.
30/04/2019 £8,690 BWLCHYSARNAU COMMUNITY CENTRE COMMITTEE 1? Project Summary : Bwlch y Sarnau Community Centre Committee in Powys will use the grant to increase the usage of their hall by installing sensor lighting outside, reducing hazards, and making it warmer during the winter months. What Money is for : This grant for £8,690 will fund heating, lighting, and the refurbishment of the outside area.
30/04/2019 £9,795 CRICKHOWELL HIGH SCHOOL FRIENDS ASSOCIATION 1? Project Summary : Crickhowell High School Friends Association in Powys will use the grant to run a Summer School Programme to help support Year 6 pupils with the transition to secondary school. They will also provide 30 Year 10 pupils with ‘Bullies Out’ training to provide peer-support to the younger pupils. What Money is for : This grant for £9,795 will fund a Programme Coordinator, training costs, staff costs, cleaning of facilities, printing and marketing, refreshments, and teaching resources.
30/04/2019 £217,441 SAVE THE FAMILY LTD 4? The organisation’s aim is to enable families who are homeless or at risk of being homeless to stay together by providing them with the skills and knowledge to rebuild their lives and then live independently within the wider community. Funding will go towards staff costs, training and travel.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Headway South Lanarkshire This group will use the funding to run a programme of events, outings and activities for people with Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI) and their carers while helping raise awareness and understanding of ABI.
30/04/2019 £451,462 THE WOMEN'S CENTRE CORNWALL LTD 6? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £289,192 WELLSPRING COUNSELLING LIMITED 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,000 CIVIC PRIDE ROSSENDALE 1? The charity will repair and relay tarmac paths in Tricketts Memorial Ground with the aim of attracting more visitors to the area and making it an important community space again.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CHESHIRE YOUNG CARERS LTD 5? The charity will provide a programme of activities over the summer holiday period for young people who have to care for a family member. The project aims to give young carers a respite and socialise with other young carers to reduce loneliness and isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 OUTHOUSE EAST 2? The organisation will use the funding to improve the support services provided for LGBTQ+ people in the community and to help more people access counselling.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BASINGSTOKE SHED 1? The organisation will use funding to fit out a bus which will be used as a mobile shed and workshop to support DIY and social engagement activities within the local community.
30/04/2019 £8,778 MANCHESTER LITERATURE FESTIVAL 1? The organisation will engage young people from hard to reach inner city communities through performance art and poetry workshops, with the aim of increasing the confidence and skills of participants.
30/04/2019 £10,000 58TH DONCASTER SCOUT GROUP 2? The funding will be used to install equipment and improve their facilities so they can provide positive diversionary activities to young people in the local community.
30/04/2019 £9,850 RIDE HIGH LIMITED 4? This organisation provides access to horse therapy and equine skills activities for children with complex and challenging emotional, health and welfare issues with a view to improving their confidence and mental health and wellbeing. The funding will go towards transport costs.
30/04/2019 £9,950 MOTIVE8 BRADFORD LTD 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of learning activities for young people, with the aim of supporting young people in developing life skills and building relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,848 WISHING WELL PROJECT 2? Funding for the project will be used to provide outreach support services and youth provision for young people to reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £39,689 ISRAAC SOMALI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding is for a project to develop a grassroots organisation, working for the local Somali community. Based in a community-owned building, the aim of the project is to expand the range of activities – including English as Second or Other Language and Health and Wellbeing classes – on offer and pilot new ones, such as a women-only lunch-clubs and IT skill sessions.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SCARTHO COMMUNITY HUB 1? The funding will be used to deliver a series of intergenerational workshops, to include singing and dance, where people of all ages will get together and socialise, whilst learning new skills. The aim of the project is to reduce loneliness and isolation across the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THORGANBY VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to install an accessible roundabout at the community play area in the village, providing children of all abilities with a place to play and socialise in a safe environment.
30/04/2019 £8,010 DACORUM SPORTS TRUST 1? The funding will be used to purchase specialist climbing equipment. This will enable people with disabilities to have access to climbing, allowing them to gain in confidence and increase wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £142,849 Andover Young Carers Project No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £238,526 KEYSTONE DEVELOPMENT TRUST 1? The funding will be used to create a new partnership of organisations to support migrants and promote community cohesion across three counties in East England. The project will build on existing good practice within each organisation to bring consistency of services across the region.
30/04/2019 £9,600 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF SAINT JOHN'S CHURCH, SHILDON 1? The funding will help provide support for people trying to search for jobs and accessing internet resources, literacy training, and other skills sessions.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE PROUD TRUST LTD 15? The organisation will work alongside LGBT+ young people to plan regional pride events, deliver two weekend retreats and deliver a regional pride event for young people, with the aim of bringing people together and improving community relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,876 MUNDESLEY SURF LIFESAVING CLUB 1? The organisation will use funding to purchase equipment which will enable them to deliver surf lifesaving training to children aged 7-14 years old. The project aims to teach children and the local community how to be safe in the water, recognise the dangers and provide rescue support and first aid.
30/04/2019 £9,600 Pepper Johns Memorial 1? The group, based in Downpatrick, uses its hall as a community space for local people and runs a toddler group, drop-in morning and youth club as well as other community events and activities. They are using a grant of £9,600 to cover the salary of a hall facilitator who will manage events and activities and work to encourage people in the area to get involved.
30/04/2019 £498,824 PENPARCAU COMMUNITY FORUM LTD 1? Project Summary : Penparcau Community Forum will deliver a programme of activities and events from the new Community Hub in Penparcau. These will be intergenerational, physical, cultural and social, and will break down barriers to isolation and inclusion, improve health and wellbeing, creating opportunities for people to learn new skills and develop citizenship by taking responsibility for their own community, with volunteering also being encouraged. What Money is for : The grant, over four years and six months, will fund salaries, recruitment, training and travel expenses, accommodation an
30/04/2019 £6,800 SUNDERLAND CARERS' CENTRE 1? The project will establish a befriending support service for vulnerable older carers by matching trained volunteers with carers to provide them with regular contact and support. The project aims to help carers access services and reconnect with friends and family, as well as improving health and wellbeing and reducing social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,949 TOTNES CARING LTD 2? The funding will be used to continue the delivery of activities and support to people living with Dementia and their carers. The project aims to improve wellbeing, aid memory and bring people together.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CARHAMPTON RECREATION GROUND 1? The funding will be used to install a new floor. The project aims to improve facilities for the local community to use and enjoy.
30/04/2019 £10,000 STEPS - LEICESTERSHIRE CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION CENTRE 3? The funding will be used to deliver a conductive education group for young children living with mobility issues. The project aims to improve their engagement and state of wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Somerset Time For Youth The funding will be used to open a community café that will offer training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. The project aims to encourage confidence building and improve local spaces that matter to people.
30/04/2019 £9,890 THE GOOD SAMARITAN FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to stage a drama, arts and dance event. The project aims to bring people together and enable them to discuss issues such as gang culture and crime which have an effect on their community.
30/04/2019 £3,000 THE ORME AMATEUR BOXING CLUB 1? The funding will be used to deliver physical activity workshops and provide advice support. The project aims to promote the benefits of healthy lifestyles and improve participants’ wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £7,100 IF U CARE SHARE FOUNDATION 2? The funding will be used to support local people, school hildren, and community groups raise awareness – through events, social media, and marketing materials – about mental health issues, as part of World Suicide Prevention Day in September.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ROPETH 1? The organisation will use the funding to help refurbish the local hall to keep it open as an important community facility.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Initiative Factory Limited 3? The project aims to relieve poverty in the community with benefit, debt or legal advice and assistance at tribunals from trained volunteers. The funding will be used to enhance the organisations advice service.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WOMBWELL MAIN COMMUNITY AND SPORTING ASSOCIATION C.I.O 2? The funding will be used to install new toilet facilities within the community building, providing local people with a suitable venue for a wide range of community events and activities.
30/04/2019 £2,500 THE HOSPITAL RADIO 1? The organisation will use the funding to upgrade the radio equipment in order to continue broadcasting in the hospital.
30/04/2019 £10,000 MICAH LIVERPOOL 1? The funding will be used to run a community market and café for people on low incomes. The project aims to provide heavily discounted food as an alternative to using foodbanks and provide an affordable café to socialise and bring the community together.
30/04/2019 £9,994 PILLING PARK COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to run a variety of activities and services in order to help people in the local community overcome various issues.
30/04/2019 £2,705 GRAVITY HQ 2? The organisation will use funding to organise a summer music festival for young adults with learning disabilities, mental health difficulties and the wider community. The project aims to bring different communities together to reduce isolation, improve integration and improve well-being.
30/04/2019 £9,690 COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY SERVICE NORTH WEST KENT 3? The organisation will use funding to run the ‘Our Place’ project, which provides a range of community activities including history walks, workshops and half term clubs. The project aims to bring the community together and reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COMMUNITY CHANGE PROGRAMME 1? The funding will be used to offer people who are in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction, or have been involved in prostitution or crime, the opportunity to participate in a programme of training and personal development activities and a support group. The project aims to support people to build independence, take back control of their lives and re-integrate into the community.
30/04/2019 £9,980 AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CARE GROUP 2? The funding will be used to develop a programme of activities and volunteer support for older African and Caribbean adults. The project aims to prevent social isolation and loneliness by keeping the older generation connected within the community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SUSSEX CLUBS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to run a mobile youth service from a vehicle which will travel to areas of need across Sussex. The project aims to engage young people in positive activities, reduce social isolation and reduce anti-social behaviour.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WINNALL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION CIO 2? The funding will be used to employ a community coordinator who will work with local residents to develop activities and services in the area. The project aims to raise aspirations of the community, share skills and work together to address issues and improve their quality of life.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CLIFFORD VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to improve the kitchen facilities at the village hall, with the aim of ensuring quality appliances for users to enjoy.
30/04/2019 £9,315 CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE 10? The project will use funding to provide training of more bereavement support volunteers, and increase its number of venues where support takes place, so that bereaved people can access support in their community.
30/04/2019 £9,250 BARTON ROAD CENTRE 1? The company will run craft sessions and taste and memory sessions for people with dementia or memory loss and their carers. The project aims to help service users to relax, talk about their memories, fears and joys, and take pride in their creations.
30/04/2019 £9,860 Mount Eagles Lagmore Youth and Community Association 1? The group, based in west Belfast, is using a £9,860 grant to run a drop in centre and a range of activities for young people in the area, including sessions on healthy eating and cooking, exercise and physical activity, mental health, sexual health, workshops on smoking and substance abuse, and an academic support programme to help with homework, CV writing, and interview preparations.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Benview Community Centre 1? The group, based in north Belfast, are using a grant of £10,000 to offer a year-long programme of courses to local families to encourage positive behavioural development, lifestyles choices and strengthen family relationships. They will also have a Family Bus Run for families using the project to enjoy a day out together.
30/04/2019 £9,990 GURU NANAK GURDWARA FOOTBALL CLUB 1? The funding will be used to deliver a health awareness event for the local community. The project aims to provide opportunities to engage in a range of sports and fitness activities.
30/04/2019 £9,568 RICHMOND UPON THAMES CROSSROADS CARE SCHEME 2? The project will use the funding to run workshops for young people with disabilities and special needs to equip them with helpful life skills.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Kula Culture CIC The funding will be used to deliver activities at the community farm for people experiencing disadvantage. The project aims to teach new skills, build confidence and develop resilience.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ALL NATIONS CHRISTIAN CENTRE (WOLVERHAMPTON) 1? The funding will be used to deliver development workshops for young people. The project aims to equip young people with life skills and develop self-esteem and confidence.
30/04/2019 £83,617 Group Recovery Aftercare Community Enterprise 2? This group will deliver a three year project in Hillhead Kirkintilloch and Auchinairn. The project is a continuation of their core work and will reach out to the two communities using personal development and a range of social wellbeing activities. The activities will be designed to reduce social isolation and support those living through trauma, mental health issues and addiction by bringing groups together and encouraging shared learning.
30/04/2019 £9,400 WATERLOO UNCOVERED 1? The funding will be used to purchase office supplies and IT equipment. The project aims to expand the support available for the military serving personnel and veterans.
30/04/2019 £9,980 CHESTERFIELD CARE GROUP 1? The funding will be used to run a weekly walking club for younger adults with dementia. The project aims to improve the wellbeing of participants and provide a support group.
30/04/2019 £240,294 MAKING THE LEAP 4? The project is an employability and self-development project to support young adults aged 18-25 who are NEET and from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds in Brent and other nearby boroughs (Hammersmith & Fulham, Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea). The funding will go to partly fund the core costs including utilities, insurance, IT and beneficiary travel costs each year for 3 years.
30/04/2019 £230,000 ACTIVLIVES 4? This organisation works in Ipswich and across Suffolk to keep people active and connected to their local community through accessible sports and exercise, learning new skills and volunteering opportunities. The funding will be used for general running costs, such as staff salaries.
30/04/2019 £472,840 ANTI TRIBALISM MOVEMENT 4? The project will use the funding to work with young Somalis from London to enhance their skills and realize their potential to become young ambassadors within their communities.
30/04/2019 £128,966 METHODIST CHURCH IN TOWER HAMLETS 1? The project will use the funding to provide holistic advice and guidance provision in Tower Hamlets and will work with partners to provide general advice sessions for older carers and refer people to other agencies and support provision where appropriate.
30/04/2019 £275,000 OXFORDSHIRE MIND 1? The organisation will use funding to continue running their benefits advice service ‘Benefits for Better Mental Health’ (BBMH). BBMH helps people with mental health problems in Oxfordshire understand and navigate the welfare benefits system and enables them to claim what they are entitled to.
30/04/2019 £767,404 AMREF HEALTH AFRICA 4? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £175,292 RUBYGIRL LIMITED 1? This project will seek to impact the lives of young people by concentrating its early-action engagement in schools, building potential future income streams while supporting the organisation’s leadership to focus on a more sustainable future. It will engage up to 15,000 young people per year through engagement work in up to 15 high schools, while up to 7,500 will receive more targeted engagement. This will be achieved through assemblies, workshops, drop-in sessions and one-to-one support.
30/04/2019 £5,440 Stonehouse Jubilee Club 1? This group will use the funding to provide weekly social activities for people with dementia and their carers.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Dumfries YMCA SCIO 1? This group will use the funding to offer a programme of activities during the school holidays for children and young people in Dumfries.
30/04/2019 £262,157 THE BANK YOUTH PROJECT 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ADVOCACY IN BARNET LIMITED 3? The project aims to improve quality of life for older people and provide work experience for volunteers seeking employment. The funding will be used to employ a volunteer coordinator.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA SOCIAL COUNCIL 2? The project will use the funding to provide training for voluntary sector organisations, in order to improve the services these groups provide to the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CAREFREE - FOSTERING INDEPENDENCE CORNWALL 5? The funding will be used to provide educational leisure activities for young people. The project aims to support confidence building and encourage community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COVENTRY GODIVA CHARITABLE TRUST FUND 1? The funding will be used to stage a community festival. The project aims to bring people from different cultures together.
30/04/2019 £142,849 OFF THE RECORD (SOUTH EAST HAMPSHIRE) 5? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 WINCHESTER & DISTRICT YOUNG CARERS 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £382,033 ACCESS - SUPPORTING MIGRANTS IN EAST ANGLIA 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,913 AGE CONCERN READING 1? The organisation will use funding to improve its IT infrastructure to enable it to support older people by improving their mental and physical health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £98,615 THE ROOTS FOUNDATION WALES 1? Project Summary : The Roots Foundation Wales will provide direct support to young people in kinship care and their carers, by providing access to information, advice, advocacy, training, events and workshops. There will also be further access for young people to access weekly youth clubs and activities during school holidays. One part time development worker will be employed through the grant to support the project and manage volunteers. The project will be delivered within the Swansea area. What Money is for : The grant of £98,615, over three years, will cover salaries, recruitment, traini
30/04/2019 £10,000 theGKexperience SCIO 4? The group will use the funding to support the post of part time youth worker who will oversee young children as they access and pursue activities safely.
30/04/2019 £9,987 Together For Better Life 2? This group will use the funding to deliver IT courses to Arabic speaking individuals with no experience of IT.
30/04/2019 £7,961 Pauls Campaign Association 1? The group, based in Derry/Londonderry, works to raise awareness of sarcoma cancer. They are using a £7,961 grant to train local young people to become health awareness champions. The young people will receive training in first aid, child protection and facilitation skills as well as attending a team-building weekend to bond as a group. They will also be trained to work with the local community to raise awareness and provide information about sarcoma cancer.
30/04/2019 £7,000 QUEENSBERRY AMATEUR BOXING CLUB LTD 1? The funding will be used to refurbish an old social club to create a community hub for social engagements.
30/04/2019 £8,955 CORNWALL AIR AMBULANCE TRUST 3? The funding will be used to purchase a spinal scoop stretcher to a new helicopter for the air ambulance service. The project aims to reduce trauma and improve emergency outcomes, especially in rural areas.
30/04/2019 £4,100 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST, KENSAL GREEN 1? The project aims to reduce the level of pollution in the local area and the funding will be used to plant a hedge fence.
30/04/2019 £3,510 1st Enniskillen Guides 1? The group, based in Enniskillen, is using the £3,510 grant to buy camping equipment, including tents, groundsheets, camping stoves and utensils, folding tables, head torches and lanterns, and storage boxes.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BIRMINGHAM DIOCESAN TRUST 3? The funding will be used to carry out refurbishment works in the parish hall building. The project aims to enhance the facilities available to the local community and expand the use of the site.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FIRST LIGHT SOUTH WEST LTD 5? The funding will be used to run a programme of therapy assessments for people affected by abuse. The project aims to offer a targeted support integration at the earliest stage.
30/04/2019 £9,890 EAST WORLINGTON PARISH HALL 3? The funding will be used to refurbish the local village hall. The project aims to improve the space, provide opportunities for community interaction and reduce isolation within the rural area.
30/04/2019 £9,840 BIBIC 3? The funding will be used to deliver therapy activities that are designed to support children who have long-term health conditions or are living with the effects of brain injuries. The project aims to increase levels of wellbeing for individuals and families.
30/04/2019 £9,800 OASIS LORD'S HILL 2? The funding will be used to implement a volunteering and wellbeing project to focus on community through various volunteering opportunities.
30/04/2019 £9,556 KIRKLEES DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD TRUST 1? The aim of this project is to provide for an activities programme for 13-25yr olds to improve their confidence and resilience, as well as to reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,933 COMMUNITY COACHING CIO 1? The funding will be used to train volunteers in delivering physical activity sessions to older people and adults with disabilities, with the aim of addressing isolation as well as helping participants adopt healthy lifestyles.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Trinity Methodist Church The organisation will replace the windows in their church hall, with the aim of improving a community facility.
30/04/2019 £9,635 HOLIDAY VENTURE GROUP 2? The project will use funding to give 7-11yrs form deprived backgrounds the opportunity to attend a 10 day camping trip to the South Downs to learn life skills being responsible and accountable for themselves during their time away learning new skills, eating healthily and retuning refreshed.
30/04/2019 £9,970 BRAVE CHURCH 1? The charity will install a kitchen at their centre with the intention of providing a weekly free meal for people in the community with the aim of reducing isolation, breaking down barriers and helping to make connections to services that can help people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ASHBROOKE SPORTS CLUB LIMITED 2? The funding will be used to deliver a weekly community camp of sports, arts and crafts activities and taster sessions for residents. They will also provide ongoing weekly taster sessions for participants, including those newly arrived to the area as migrants to encourage new members and to join clubs, to socialise, build new friendships, and make healthy lifestyle choices.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BRANTINGHAM VILLAGE HALL 1? The project aims to provide a permanent ramp for people using wheelchairs at the main entrance of the village hall.
30/04/2019 £8,964 PEEPLE 4? The funding will be used to deliver learning and development sessions to parents and their children aged 0-4. The project aims to improve the life chances of children at risk of educational underachievement by working with their parents to become confident communicators, active learners and fulfil their potential.
30/04/2019 £6,400 VENUS WORKING CREATIVELY WITH YOUNG WOMEN 4? The charity will develop its International Café initiative to help more refugees and asylum seekers by empowering to help themselves and to help others in the same situation. The aim of the project is to improve local provision for families of refugees and asylum seekers and help women to gain confidence and skills.
30/04/2019 £9,858 ALL SAINTS COMMUNITY PROJECT TRUST 1? The organisation will use funding to employ a support worker, enabling them to take on more volunteers with varying disabilities and increase their existing community activities. The project aims to improve the future employability of people with disabilities through volunteering and continue to provide a safe welcoming space for people who are in crisis, struggling with loneliness and mental health issues.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE MOORLANDS COMMUNITY CHARITY 3? The funding will provide a luncheon club in the local community, which aims to help address isolation, build friendships and increase social skills
30/04/2019 £10,000 NEW WRITING NORTH 4? The funding will provide creative workshops at five local community centres in County Durham, with the aim of developing childrens literacy skills. The project additionally hopes to inspire children and their families to create a live music storytelling performance to be delivered by professionals as part of the Durham Book Festival event.
30/04/2019 £7,200 Pevensey Community Support 1? The organisation will use funding to continue providing a weekly lunch club for older people including those who are lonely, disabled or living on their own. The project aims to bring people together to build friendships, socialise and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,950 Down and Connor Diocesan Trust Parish of St John the Evangelist 1? The organisation, based in west Belfast, is using a grant of £9,950 to create a community kitchen space to offer meals to the community and to run programmes for local people to build relationships and learn new skills, including intergenerational activities and adult education.
30/04/2019 £433,382 HACKNEY CARIBBEAN ELDERLY ORGANISATION 1? The project will use the funding to support a three year wellbeing programme for elderly people from predominately the BME community in Hackney.
30/04/2019 £255,551 THE ORPHEUS CENTRE TRUST 5? The organisation will use funding to continue the Transitions Programme, which is a project to support young adults with disabilities to make the transition from being a student at Orpheus College to independent living, volunteering or employment, and engagement within their community.
30/04/2019 £50,000 COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT AND SUPPORT INITIATIVES - UK 2? The proposed total funding will hire a Project Coordinator, volunteer costs, office costs, management committee, staff and volunteers meetings for one year and Consultancy fees to carry out the capacity building training.
30/04/2019 £380,000 HEADWAY EAST LONDON 4? The project will use the funding to partly fund the salary of a full-time case work manger, one full-time case worker, one full-time assistant case worker, as well as general running expenses, training, travel, consultancy, volunteers expenses venue hire, marketing, office equipment and organisational overheads.
30/04/2019 £10,000 OSUN ARTS FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to run health and wellbeing related activities for members of the community, including people who are long-term unemployed, older people, BAME communities, asylum seekers, refugees and young people. The project aims to help improve the health and wellbeing of the community and reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,975 THE POTTERS HANDS 2? The organisation will use funding to continue a friendship club for older people. The project aims to bring people together, provide a friendly space for older people to socialise and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Aspull Warriors Wrestling Club The funding will be used to run fitness and mindfulness sessions for young people. The project aims to focus on building self-esteem and confidence and steering away from poor lifestyle choices such as substance misuse and unhealthy or unsafe relationships.
30/04/2019 £10,000 DISABILITY ACTIVE 2? The funding will provide support sessions for families with disabled children, with the aims of building positive friendships to address social isolation, as well as equipping families with skills and knowledge on how to deal with challenges relevant to their child’s disability.
30/04/2019 £5,850 CROSSLIGHT ADVICE 4? The organisation will use funding to purchase laptops which will enable them to provide debt and financial advice in a range of locations including foodbanks. The project aims to develop their existing service and engage with clients facing crisis at an early stage.
30/04/2019 £237,000 CYLCH MEITHRIN SEREN FACH 1? Project Summary : Cylch Meithrin Seren Fach aim to extend and renovate their existing childcare facility to provide a modern Welsh medium childcare and community provision. The development will include sufficient space to increase parent & child (Ti a Fi) sessions where additional classes and activities will be provided. The plans for the building include a large space available for hire, suitable for child/family led community groups, training and meetings alongside a large sensory room for use by local groups for children with additional learning needs What Money is for : The grant, over
30/04/2019 £10,000 ORD STATTER PAVILION TRUST 1? The funding will be used to replace the roof and kitchen facilities at the local village hall. The project aims to improve the facility for ongoing community use.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE CSPACE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to launch an intergenerational initiative that will invite young people to take part in technical and creative workshops related to regional use of renewable energy. The project aims to raise awareness of environmental issues and promote local initiatives.
30/04/2019 £9,998 THE GAP ARTS PROJECT 1? The funding will be used to deliver cooking lessons for young asylum seekers. The project aims to empower young people to develop and pass on life skills.
30/04/2019 £9,822 St Mary the Blessed Virgin Church The funding will be used to create a community area at the church. The project aims to bring people together to run social activities and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,500 THE OLLERTON VILLAGE JUBILEE FUND 1? The funding will be used to refurbish a kitchen for a community centre. The project aims to improve a space for local people to utilise.
30/04/2019 £9,998 FARESHARE LEICESTER 2? The funding will be used to set up a ‘Mobile Pantry’ as an outreach facility distributing surplus food. The project aims to reduce both hunger and food waste in the East Midlands region.
30/04/2019 £9,958 JEWISH TRAINING ACADEMY FOR GIRLS (JTAG) LTD 3? The funding will be used to deliver skills and art workshops for young girls from the Jewish community. The project aims to promote engagement, creativity and career development.
30/04/2019 £10,000 TEIGNBRIDGE HOMELESS ACTION TODAY LTD 1? The funding will be used to recruit a manager for the foodbank service, in order to ensure the service runs efficiently and the local community is well supported.
30/04/2019 £9,990 THE BIKE PROJECT 11? The funding will be used to deliver a biking buddies programme for refugees. The project aims to support refugees in building confidence with cycling.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE SHERIFF CENTRE LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to run a debt advice service which provides information and support to local people affected by financial constraints. The project aims to improve access to local services and help people through crisis.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SEAVINGTON PLAYING FIELD ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to improve play equipment in the local area. The project aims to shape a community space and encourage children to take part in exercise.
30/04/2019 £9,050 YMCA WOLVERHAMPTON 1? The funding will be used to deliver professional coffee-making workshops. The project aims to improve young people’s employability skills.
30/04/2019 £9,990 CHANGING TUNES 6? The funding will be used to deliver music and mentoring workshops to ex-offenders. The project aims to increase levels of confidence and self-esteem and encourage positive engagement with the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 STEP BY STEP LONDON 5? The funding will be used to run ice skating sessions for children and young people living with physical, emotional and learning impairments. The project aims to support their self-development.
30/04/2019 £9,750 Be Safe Be Well 2? The organisation, based in Limavady, manages and delivers men’s sheds across the Causeway Coast area. They are setting up a new shed in Coleraine and are using a £9,750 grant to buy equipment such as hand tools, sanders, a table combi saw, art equipment, board games and a pool table. They are also using the grant to cover running costs and staff travel.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HESTIA HOUSING AND SUPPORT 8? The funding will be used to provide emotional and practical support for children and their mothers who have experienced domestic abuse and living in a refuge.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KOLLEL TCHERNOBEL TRUST 1? The project aims to build confidence and encourage skills development, by running a weekend youth club for young people faced by multiple issues and needs.
30/04/2019 £9,974 BIRMINGHAM RAPE AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE PROJECT 6? The funding will be used to run peer support groups for parents, carers and supporters of survivors of abuse. The project aims to develop their coping strategies and emotional needs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE CHEER-UP SQUAD LIMITED 1? The project aims to reduce stress and improve wellbeing, by offering entertaining activities to be delivered in local hospitals.
30/04/2019 £9,750 ISLAND ADVICE CENTRE 4? The funding will be used to support unemployed people in achieving professional qualifications through a volunteering programme. The project aims to facilitate career development and improve chances in life.
30/04/2019 £9,000 VILLAGE HALL BLACK TORRINGTON 1? The funding will be used to resurface the car park at the village hall. The project aims to create an accessible space in order to encourage more community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £9,744 NOTTINGHAMSHIRE MIND 1? The funding will be used to provide support and guidance for people experiencing mental health problems. The project aims to reduce stress and improve mental wellbeing whilst providing professional support.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SOUTH ESSEX COMMUNITY HUB 2? The organisation will use the funding to run mentoring sessions for young people, particularly those not in education, employment or training, and improve skills to help them to get access to employment opportunities.
30/04/2019 £9,997 C P SPORT 4? The funding will be used to support people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities engage in physical exercise and recreation. This will encourage beneficiaries to engage in positive social activities and help create a stronger, more cohesive community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 COMMUNITY SPORTS COACHING FOUNDATION 2? The funding will be used to deliver a series of activities that engage girls and their mothers, female guardians and carers, enabling them to challenge issues surrounding social isolation, which will build levels of confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £4,200 Improving Lives Notts Ltd 6? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of meditation and daily mindfulness exercises for vulnerable adults. This will enable participants to address negative patterns of behaviour.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BLIND IN BUSINESS TRUST 4? The project aims to teach new skills, raise confidence and increase the employability for young people who are blind and visually impaired. The funding will be used to provide work placements for young people.
30/04/2019 £9,548 THE DUNHOLME TRUST 1? The group will use the funding to improve a community centre, making sure it meets current fire and safety regulations. This will ensure safe access and use of this community facility.
30/04/2019 £10,000 RAW WORKSHOP 4? The funding will be used to provide employment training and work experience in all aspects of a woodworking operation to young people for six months. The project aims to build their confidence, self-esteem and improve their future employability.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ALTERNATIVES WATFORD 1? The project will use the funding towards the soon-to-open pregnancy crisis and support centre in Hemel Hempstead. The project aims to develop their existing work into a new area, supporting more families.
30/04/2019 £9,769 FRIENDS OF OAKLANDS CARE HOME 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CRUSE BEREAVEMENT CARE 10? The project will use funding to provide support for bereaved children and adults; using range of services providing IAG and accompanying trained volunteers to deliverer tailored support
30/04/2019 £6,615 LANCASHIRE CRICKET FOUNDATION LIMITED 2? The aim of this project to deliver high quality family based creative arts including storytelling and creative activities, for children from low income families aged 0-5yrs.
30/04/2019 £20,953 DIGITAL OPPORTUNITY TRUST LIMITED 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £500,000 Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £118,000 MAUN REFUGE 1? This project aims to enhance the access to housing, education and health services to Syrian refugees. This group will facilitate the refugees’ integration into the community and support them to achieve their potential. This project will greatly enhance their current integration work and will encourage refugees to become autonomous and valued contributors to the community.
30/04/2019 £466,877 NOTTINGHAMSHIRE INDEPENDENT DOMESTIC ABUSE SERVICES(NIDAS) 4? Nottinghamshire Independent Domestic Abuse Services will provide support using a Whole Family Approach model which builds upon individuals’ strengths and resilience, enabling them to take control and make informed decisions about their lives.
30/04/2019 £88,636 WORCESTER SNOEZELEN 3? This funding will help introduce a coffee lounge, which will enable visitors to enjoy refreshments in a disability friendly environment. It will also enable young people with learning disabilities to receive training, work experience and employment. Students from the adjacent Other: University of Worcester will be encouraged to patronise the Coffee Lounge, widening disability awareness and engagement. It will bring people together to help build community relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,923 MERTHYR TYDFIL GLOBAL VILLAGE 1? Project Summary : Merthyr Tydfil Global Village will use the grant to run their multi-cultural festival which celebrates the diversity and differences within the borough. What Money is for : This grant for £9,923 will fund event performers, workshop costs, marketing and signage.
30/04/2019 £50,000 Adams Camp NI 1? The project is using the £50,000 to provide several week-long camps including therapies and adventures for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, from across Northern Ireland. Through intensive therapy the children are learning skills such as how to regulate their emotions, improve mental health, develop independence and make friends in a fun camp experience. Activities include six hours of therapy each day, a sibling’s programme, respite and parents’ workshops.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE ALCOHOL EDUCATION TRUST 3? The funding will be used to build a community café. The project aims to improve public facilities in the area and promote community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ISLINGTON SOMALI COMMUNITY 2? The funding will be used to provide health and social support and extend their befriending service for older people from the Somali community. The project aims to improve their wellbeing whilst reducing isolation.
30/04/2019 £50,000 Ards Peninsula First Responders Scheme 1? The group works with the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service to respond to emergency calls in the rural Ards Peninsula area. Responders live and work in the community so can get to casualties quickly, providing life-saving care until the ambulance arrives. The project is using the £50,000 to strengthen their volunteer base by recruiting and training ten more responders and buying equipment so each responder can deliver emergency care quickly.
30/04/2019 £7,850 NOTTINGHAM WILDCATS COMMUNITY BASKETBALL AND SPORTS TRUST 1? The funding will be used to create a new learning space for the community. The project aims to support young people in their educational studies and provide training leading to qualifications.
30/04/2019 £9,990 DIAL SOLIHULL 1? This funding will be used to deliver an advocacy and befriending service for people living with disabilities. The project aims to offer guidance for people to improve their wellbeing and be proactive in preventing and dealing with obstacles they face.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE YOUTH CENTRE CEFN HENGOED 1? Project Summary : The Youth Centre Cefn Hengoed in Caerphilly will use the grant to improve their hall so that it can be used more by their local community. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund refurbishment of main hall, insulation, ceiling, and refurbishment of ladies toilets.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CLUB 707 1? Project Summary : Club 707 in Caerphilly will use the grant to increase their literacy programme to engage with more young people improving reading and writing as well as supporting them with mental health, confidence and learning difficulties. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund youth literacy officers, programme manager, resources and staff expenses.
30/04/2019 £8,000 Kirkcolm Community Trust 1? This group will use the funding to employ a community worker to engage local people and help plan activities in Kirkcolm, Dumfries & Galloway.
30/04/2019 £207,300 PLYMOUTH SPORTS CHARITY LIMITED 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 ROMSEY YOUNG CARERS 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,656 EXMOOR CALVERT TRUST 2? The funding will be used to provide outdoor activities for people with disabilities and their families. The project aims to develop new skills, increase independence and bring people together.
30/04/2019 £9,979 THE NEW MECHANICS INSTITUTION PRESERVATION TRUST LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to recruit a project worker who will train and support volunteers, alongside delivering events and activities for the new community café. The project aims to build social relationships and community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KENTISH TOWN IMPROVEMENT FUND 1? The funding will be used to deliver creative intergenerational workshops. The project aims to improve wellbeing, social inclusion and community cohesion.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Dundee Football Club in the Community Trust (SCIO) 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £5,000 Buckie Community Theatre 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 HART VOLUNTARY ACTION LIMITED 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 COMMUNITY FIRST NEW FOREST 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 KIDS 8? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £1,221,488 INCLUSION VENTURES LIMITED 4? The organisation will use funding to provide a safe and secure environment for vulnerable young people to feel safe and supported, and tackle fast-increasing gang activity, crime and wide-reaching issues for local young people.
30/04/2019 £9,998 SOVEREIGN HOUSE GH 1? The organisation will deliver an IT project for young people in the local area, with the aim of developing skills and raising aspirations.
30/04/2019 £9,444 NORTH AREA PARTNERSHIP 1? Funding will go towards a community hub project co-ordinator to manage volunteers enabling them to improve their skills and confidence to provide a safe community space to reduce social isolation, offering club & group exercise activities for young people and older residents.
30/04/2019 £9,777 WOODVALE AND AINSDALE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to employ a part-time administrator who will support the development and running of activities, training and events for the local community across two community and recreation centres. The project aims to improve the skills and wellbeing of local people and help to combat isolation and loneliness.
30/04/2019 £488,592 ACTION FOR CHILDREN 6? The project is supporting carers aged 18-25 across Northern Ireland. The three-year project is using the £488,592 grant to provide one to one support and group activities across Northern Ireland, including outdoor pursuits, theatre workshops, information about LGBT issues, advice on good mental health, accredited courses and support with job applications and benefits. A support worker will be based in each of the Trust areas.
30/04/2019 £5,125 Headway East Lothian SCIO This group will use the funding to allow 30 people effected by brain injury to attend a conference and activity weekend to boost self-esteem and combat social isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 BLACKBURN ROVERS COMMUNITY TRUST 1? The funding will be used to develop regular activities and sessions to bring together people aged over 50 who may be suffering from dementia, Alzheimer’s, social isolation or loneliness. The aim is to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 TOGETHER MIDDLESBROUGH AND CLEVELAND 1? The funding will provide disadvantaged children and families from across Middlesbrough and Redcar & Cleveland with fun activities and healthy meals throughout the school holidays.
30/04/2019 £10,000 FAMILY GATEWAY 8? The pilot project will provide a range of activities including; a fifties club with trips and activities, a luncheon club with guest speakers, short films for older people at risk of isolation and after-school clubs for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
30/04/2019 £9,600 ACTION ON DEMENTIA SUNDERLAND 2? The funding will provide a home visit/befriending service for families affected by dementia, with the aim of offering frequent physical support by bringing them together in a peer support group.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Nuthurst Cricket Club The organisation will improve the access to their cricket club which is also used as a space for wider community activities.
30/04/2019 £9,592 INVESTING IN PEOPLE AND CULTURE 4? The project aims to tackle the issues of hate crime, and improve community cohesion by hosting fortnightly workshops and meals between members of local residents groups and refugees and asylum seekers who are new to the area.
30/04/2019 £10,000 PEOPLE FIRST MERSEYSIDE COMPANY LIMITED 1? The organisation will employ a part time development worker to facilitate a relationships training programme for people with learning disabilities, with the aim of increasing support and learning whilst getting peer support around a sensitive subject.
30/04/2019 £10,000 STUDENT FUTURES 1? The funding will be used to run a community café were young people with disabilities can gain supported work experience. The project aims to help with confidence building and transition from school to internships or paid employment.
30/04/2019 £10,000 TOURETTE SYNDROME (UK) ASSOCIATION 3? The organisation will run workshops and training days to support people with Tourettes with the aim of addressing social isolation, improving social networks and increasing awareness across communities.
30/04/2019 £6,695 STREETWISE YOUNG PEOPLE'S PROJECT 5? The funding will provide social community trips and activities for at-risk young people from different backgrounds, with the aim of improving community cohesion, individual aspirations and social welfare.
30/04/2019 £9,180 THE YOUTH COUNSELLING PROJECT 3? A project to provide counselling for children affected by mental health disabilities. This will enable them to fulfil their potential by raising awareness by working in collaboration with schools and service users to identify when mental health issues arise and how intervention can respond to their acute needs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LEATHERHEAD YOUTH PROJECT LIMITED 6? The organisation will develop their one to one and counselling sessions and drop in café facilities to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people in the community.
30/04/2019 £111,682 Auchmuty and Dovecot Tenants and Residents Association 1? This group will use the funding to increase the opening hours of the community flat in Auchmuty, Glenrothes from the current five-days a week to seven days which will benefit 1,500 local people and involve 50 volunteers. Some of the services provided will include advice and support on tenancy issues, signpost to relevant agencies, and a weekend foodbank.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ACTION ON ELDER ABUSE 7? This group will use the funding to continue a volunteer one to one support service for older people who have experienced abuse in Dunfermline and West Fife.
30/04/2019 £353,583 WAG AND COMPANY NORTH EAST FRIENDSHIP DOGS 2? Wag and Company enables trained volunteers and dogs to visit older people in care/medical establishments and their own homes. The service helps older people to reduce their social isolation, using the dog as a catalyst for conversation between the older person and the volunteer. This project is to build upon and adapt the organisation’s current digital infrastructure so that the digital service can be self-sustaining by 2023 and respond to increasing demand from across the UK.
30/04/2019 £9,860 ISLINGTON PLAY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to design and build adventure equipment to be installed on a local playground. Children will be involved in the design process. The project aims to develop social skills and increase creativity.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ANGEL SHED THEATRE COMPANY 2? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of theatre workshops for young people and members of the community who have disabilities. The project aims to improve levels of wellbeing, reduce social disadvantage and encourage positive social relationships.
30/04/2019 £9,950 BALSALL HEATH IS OUR PLANET LTD 1? This funding will be used to coordinate projects that will lead to improvements to local green spaces. The project aims to bring the community together and improve local parks.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SPRINGFIELD COMMUNITY FLAT 4? The funding will be used to run English speaking classes for newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers who live on a local estate. The project aims to facilitate integration and help develop confidence.
30/04/2019 £9,400 CARMARTHENSHIRE WOMEN SURVIVORS SUPPORT PROJECT 1? Project Summary : Women Survivors Support Project in Carmarthen will use the grant to continue their support group for women who have experienced domestic abuse. What Money is for : This grant for £9,400 will fund room hire, a project co-ordinator, travel costs, stationery, publicity, IT and audio equipment, guest speaker fees, sundries, and an open day.
30/04/2019 £146,011 THE FIVE LAMPS ORGANISATION 5? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £200,903 THE LINK TEES VALLEY LTD 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £9,500 RYEDALE CARERS' SUPPORT 2? The funding will be used to install new equipment which aims to increase the amount of people the organisation can reach. The project aims to reduce loneliness and isolation amongst unpaid carers and older people in the community, through a sitting and befriending service.
30/04/2019 £9,300 OTLEY ACTION FOR OLDER PEOPLE 1? The funding will be used to train staff and volunteers to improve the delivery of its service to older people in the community, with the aim of reducing isolation and promoting wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £6,000 WOODCRAFT FOLK 2? The funding will be used to organise a festival and activities where young people from Southwark will discuss issues regarding climate change, the environment and social issues with young people throughout the UK. The project aims to bring young people together to influence social change.
30/04/2019 £8,920 THE BELVIDERE CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to run activities and sessions for physically disabled young people some who may have learning difficulties. The project aims to support physical and mental health, wellbeing of young people.
30/04/2019 £9,850 ENTERPRISING YOUTH EDUCATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to provide refurbishments to the hall and help make the facilities more accessible for service users.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Down Syndrome Development Trust The funding will be used to run Street Dance sessions and organise a summer camp for children with Down Syndrome. The project aims to engage particpants in positive activities, improve fitness and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,779 TURKISH CYPRIOT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver a series of skill based activities for Turkish speaking young people at risk of offending. The project aims to promote positive behaviours and build confidence.
30/04/2019 £9,848 SKILLS WORK AND ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT AGENCY LTD 1? The funding will be used to provide training and practical support for vulnerable people. This will increase participant’s digital skills, understand personal budgets and improve money management
30/04/2019 £10,000 COMMUNITY SAFETY PATROL 1? The funding will be used to stage a community safety event. The project aims to raise awareness and develop ties with the emergency services and other local organisations.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SUPPORTING NEONATAL USERS & GRADUATES (SNUG) LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to provide emotional support and signposting services to families who have a baby in neonatal care. The project aims to reduce isolation and provide mental health support.
30/04/2019 £9,747 LITERACY VOLUNTEERS 1? The funding will be used to develop and expand the volunteer network. The project aims to improve children’s interest in reading and confidence in school.
30/04/2019 £360,000 CRISIS UK 6? This group will use the funding to embed clinical psychological support and peer support for people aged 18 and over, within its existing outreach services for homeless and vulnerably housed people in Edinburgh and East Lothian. People will also be supported to find sustainable housing and will also have access to tailored coaching. The group will support 200 people and 20 volunteers over 4 years.
30/04/2019 £60,000 Kilmarnock Station Railway Heritage Trust 3? This group will use this funding to provide intensive support for people experiencing loneliness and isolation. The group hope to work with approximately 60 local people using a person centred approach which will be tailored to meet individual needs and will run a programme which will include group sessions and a range of physical activities.
30/04/2019 £100,000 Argyll and the Isles Coast and Countryside Trust 1? This funding will enable the group to continue and expand their Branching out Programme across Argyll and Bute. The programme is aimed at adults of all ages who are suffering from Mental Health issues and, over the next three years, they expect to work with approximately 200 people across the region.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Tarbert Youth Group 3? This group will use the funding to sustain and develop their Youth services, providing activities for children and young people in the small town in Argyll and Bute.
30/04/2019 £5,000 St Andrews Community Association SCIO 2? This group will use the funding to install a new heating system and build additional storage space for the St Andrews Community Centre in Tankerness, Orkney.
30/04/2019 £8,325 AfricAlba 1? This group will use the funding to deliver a variety of sports based activities for BAMER young people in Glasgow.
30/04/2019 £4,925 Stretch a Nickel Foundation 1? The group will use the funding to support vulnerable families by engaging parents with children in learning activities, and co-ordinating workshops for organisations from the voluntary and health sector.
30/04/2019 £9,816 SAINT FRANCIS HOSPICE 4? The funding will be used to purchase hearing aids and deliver specialist training. The project aims to better the support provision for people living with the effects of hearing impairment.
30/04/2019 £9,535 THE ASKRIGG FOUNDATION 1? The funding will provide improved facilities to support local enterprises, artists and community groups.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WARE ARTS CENTRE LIMITED 1? The organisation will use the funding to run a series of activities for different people in the community to help improve a variety of issues and to bring people together.
30/04/2019 £9,018 RECYKE Y'BIKE 1? The funding will develop a volunteer training and induction programme to include tailored training and support for asylum seekers and veterans. The aim of the project is to reduce isolation, help participants learn new skills, and to meet new people.
30/04/2019 £6,800 CULLINGWORTH VILLAGE HALL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE LTD 3? The funding will provide a sound system for a village hall, which will improve the facility and meet the needs of various groups in the local community.
30/04/2019 £9,700 THE RARE TRUST 1? The funding will be used to run an educational dance project for young people aged 5-9 years. The project aims to build confidence, fitness and social skills that will motivate them to succeed in formal education.
30/04/2019 £3,690 SAMARITANS 10? The organisation will use the funding to provide more training and increase volunteers in order to help more people using the service get access to support.
30/04/2019 £9,559 FUSION FAMILY AND YOUTH PROJECTS 1? The organisation will use the funding to continue to run youth groups, planned by the young people themselves, to provide new opportunities to be social and to learn new skills.
30/04/2019 £9,482 THE ELIZABETH FOUNDATION 5? The funding will be used to deliver monthly support sessions to parents of children with hearing loss. The project aims to enable parents to discuss issues they face, gain a greater understanding of how to access services, share their experiences and reduce stress and social isolation.
30/04/2019 £70,297 Stand Easy 1? This project will run a programme of creative and drama-based workshops for veterans and serving military personnel with PTSD. Weekly workshops in Dundee will create a safe place where people can express difficult emotions and traumatic experiences whilst helping them to foster positive relationships with their families, peers and the wider community. This project will support 144 people with PTSD across Tayside whilst also providing volunteering opportunities for a further 10 people.
30/04/2019 £49,784 BRITISH OVERSEAS NGOS FOR DEVELOPMENT (BOND) 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ABERKENFIG MINISTRIES 1? Project Summary : Aberkenfig Ministries in Bridgend will use the grant to improve the accessibility of their widely used community building, enabling disabled people to take part in activities. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund the purchase and installation of a hydraulic lift.
30/04/2019 £8,100 THE RHONDDA NETBALL FOUNDATION 2? Project Summary : The Rhondda Netball Foundation in Rhondda Cynon Taf will use the grant to expand the reach of their Community Coach and Role Model Development programme which aims to provide opportunities for 15-18 year old females to become leaders and role models in their local community. What Money is for : This grant for £8,100 will fund safeguarding, first aid and coaching qualifications, coaching workshops, admin/management costs, and a coaching kit for 20 people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ST PAUL'S FAMILY CENTRE 3? Project Summary : St Pauls Family Centre in Carmarthenshire will use the grant to run an afterschool homework group for primary school children and their parents, in order to help strengthen bonds, increase confidence, and offer support for local families. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund sessional works costs, resources, and centre provisions.
30/04/2019 £5,500 St Marys For All 1? This group will use the funding to consult with their local community around the projects/activities they would like to see delivered at their Hamilton-based community hub.
30/04/2019 £116,300 BOLTON TOY LIBRARY 2? The organisation aims to support development in children and babies who have developmental delay for a number of reasons including Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Asperger’s and cerebral palsy and young children who are going through diagnosis. Funding will go towards staff and running costs.
30/04/2019 £9,750 Independent Provider of Special Education Advice 5? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements and update the website helping parents to access support for children with special educational needs.
30/04/2019 £9,900 BNOS AGUDAS YISROEL 1? The funding will be used to run social and group activities for Jewish girls to improve health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £9,987 Markethill Community Festival Committee 1? The group, based in Markethill, runs an annual festival for the local community that involves a number of events to bring local people together. They are using a £9,987 grant to buy a barbecue, two hotplates and a gazebo and to cover other expenses like venue hire, entertainment artists, first aid, and bus hire for an outing for local older people. They are also running workshops including pastel art, straw craft, and card-making.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Autism Support Kilkeel 1? The organisation, based in Kilkeel, is a parent support group for parents and carers of children with autism. They are using a grant of £10,000 to provide run therapy programmes for children with autism in the Kilkeel area, including music therapy, equine therapy, and sailing therapy.
30/04/2019 £463,251 TCC (TREFNU CYMUNEDOL CYMRU/TOGETHER CREATING COMMUNITIES) 3? Project Summary : The project will enable the organisation to deliver its services in Flintshire and Denbighshire, empowering and up-skilling local people to work together to tackle local issues. They will deliver training in community organising, which will include how communities can build power, developing public relationships with diverse people, running effective meetings, and working effectively with decision makers. The project will help individuals to realise their own skills and potential and the community organisers will support groups of people to work on 17 different issues over t
30/04/2019 £499,795 LLANDOVERY YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE 2? Llandovery Youth and Community Centre will expand on their existing services, by developing a health and wellbeing hub. It will provide the basis as a walk-in centre for support and help, providing access to health and wellbeing information and activities, life skills courses including self-management, holistic therapies, counselling and talking therapies, and access to other health and social care providers. The grant, over five years, will fund salaries, recruitment, training and travel expenses, accommodation and utilities, monitoring and evaluation, translation and equipment.
30/04/2019 £9,710 MIGRANTS ORGANISE LTD 11? The funding will be used to develop a support programme for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers. The project aims to enable users to become more active members of their communities.
30/04/2019 £9,710 Honeycomb Charitable Services Limited 1? The funding will be used to support residents in enhancing their surrounding environment through various community based activities. The project aims to create wild areas next to urban homes and promote wellbeing and pride in the local area.
30/04/2019 £9,890 COVENTRY HAVEN 3? The funding will be used to create a sensory garden. The project aims to improve the peer support provision for women living with the effects of domestic abuse.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WRIBBENHALL PARISH ROOM COMMITTEE 1? The funding will be used to improve a community car park. The project aims to enable safe access for those living with disabilities, older people, families and carers with young children.
30/04/2019 £499,208 PURE INSIGHT 1628 6? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Girvan & District Attractions (SCIO) 1? This group will purchase a number of items of equipment which they will use at the local events they organise and loan out to other local organisations to be used at other local events.
30/04/2019 £8,290 Netherthird Initiative for Community Empowerment (NICE) 2? This group will use the funding to part-fund an existing project development officer for Netherthird Community Centre who will manage existing and develop new activities in the Centre.
30/04/2019 £364,759 SUFFOLK LAW CENTRE 1? The organisation will use funding to continue offering legal services to people experiencing unlawful discrimination who are unable to fund legal action themselves.
30/04/2019 £9,900 THE MINSTERLEY PARISH HALL 2? The funding will be used to purchase new chairs and tables to improve the facilities available to the local community.
30/04/2019 £9,842 MUSIC PLUS TRUST LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver a music and singing project for children who are refugees. The project aims to create new relationships, build confidence and combat isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,599 KURDISH AND MIDDLE EASTERN WOMEN'S ORGANISATION LIMITED 4? The project aims to break down cultural barriers and support child development, by using the funding to deliver weekly parenting classes.
30/04/2019 £9,930 YOUTH LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL 1? The funding will be use to deliver a multi-cultural event and activities, which enables people from diverse backgrounds to share positive experiences and create networks and friendships.
30/04/2019 £4,996 DERBYSHIRE LGBT+ LTD 3? The funding will be used to deliver a one day festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender and wider community. The project aims to break down social barriers and encourage community engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,550 FAIR SHARES GLOUCESTERSHIRE 5? The funding will be used to provide craft and upcycling activities for people who may be socially isolated in Gloucester. The project aims to bring people together, improve community cohesion and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,860 KERNOW POSITIVE SUPPORT (KPS) 1? The funding will be used to deliver support services for people living with the effects of HIV. The project aims to raise awareness, reduce loneliness and improve mental wellbeing. .
30/04/2019 £372,897 GT YARMOUTH REFUGEE & OUTREACH SUPPORT LIMITED 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 NEWCASTLE VISION SUPPORT 4? The funding will provide one to one support to people who are visually impaired with applying for benefits. The project aims to help them complete inaccessible forms and reduce the anxiety people experience throughout the process.
30/04/2019 £10,000 PLAYSKILL 3? The organisation will use the funding to continue running activities and sessions for children with disabilities and their families.
30/04/2019 £9,030 GREAT YARMOUTH & WAVENEY MIND 3? The organisation will use funding to run willow weaving activities with a view to improving the mental health of attendees.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Safe New Futures 3? The funding will be used to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and specialised vocational learning opportunities to young people from challenging backgrounds experiencing mental health issues. The project aims to support them reintegrate back into main stream education, build their confidence, self-esteem and improve their mental well-being.
30/04/2019 £8,225 HULL LGBT+ COMMUNITY PRIDE 1? The funding will be used to hold the Pride in Hull annual event, with the aim of providing a safe and inclusive space for the LGBT+ community, as well as increasing the understanding and involvement of the wider community.
30/04/2019 £9,980 HEBRON PENTECOSTAL CHURCH 2? The project operates a volunteer-led Breakfast Club every Friday, 52 weeks a year,attracting around 60 men and women each time. Funding will enable the project to be sustainable for years to come.
30/04/2019 £10,000 YOU CAN COMMUNITY CLUB CIO 2? The charity will establish a youth forum and to introduce new activities that may lead to non-academic qualifications. The project aims to give young people the chance to try something new and challenge their perceptions.
30/04/2019 £70,000 Hearing Voices Network Dundee (SCIO) 1? This group will continue to deliver services for people with lived experience of psychosis in Dundee. These services will include a community café, befriending and mentoring, support groups, and social activities. The group will also provide training and support to staff, volunteers and board members to promote long-term sustainability and help improve the governance of the organisation. This project will support 136 people with experience of mental health issues and provide 85 volunteering opportunities.
30/04/2019 £47,000 BIRMINGHAM URBAN RHYTHM NETWORK 2? This money will help the organisation to strengthen and grow by building on its capacity to deliver, developing an appropriate fundraising strategy, and strengthening its governance. The organisation currently uses art forms, in particular music technology, to engage young people who are not in education, employment or training and are facing multiple challenges. They will be supported to express themselves and learn new skills to help their personal and professional development.
30/04/2019 £9,960 GRIMM AND CO. LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to deliver a community project involving performances and workshops exploring culture. The project aims to bring people together and to celebrate communities.
30/04/2019 £9,988 FUNDING FOR ALL 1? The funding will be used to provide six mentoring, information and advice session to charities, voluntary and community groups. The project aims provide organisations with the support the need to develop and meet the needs of their local communities.
30/04/2019 £10,000 THE FLOWHESION FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver study sessions on the theme of community cohesion for young people from Somali African and South Asian communities, as well as to run football sessions with the young people participating in mixed teams. The project aims to bring young people together and encourage stronger community relationships.
30/04/2019 £10,000 INVOLVE COMMUNITY SERVICES 1? The funding will be used to deliver a holistic support network to people affected by cancer including those with the disease and their carers. The project aims to bring people together on a regular basis to share experiences, support each other and reduce social isolation.
30/04/2019 £9,955 ST PETERS HOUSE PROJECT 4? The funding will be used to reduce the stigma of visiting a sexual health clinic by providing HIV and STI testing in a variety of community locations including local colleges, womens refuges and Surrey Pride. The project aims to encourage more people to get tested, seek information and advice and improve their health and well-being
30/04/2019 £9,982 CROSBY HIGH CHILDRENS SUPPORT GROUP 1? The project aims to allow children to overcome the isolation they often face during the summer and to give parents the opportunity to meet others in the same situation as themselves. The charity will use six trips organised weekly through the summer holidays, to bring children with Learning Difficulties and their parents together in a social environment.
30/04/2019 £10,000 KAALMO WELFARE TRUST 1? The charity will provide additional learning support for teenagers from East African and Syrian communities who face significant cultural and linguistic barriers in school.
30/04/2019 £159,736 REMARK! COMMUNITY LTD 3? The project will use the funding to offer two new Deaf Clubs for older people in East London and North London and to continue running their two Deaf Clubs in South London. These clubs provide social support for British Sign Language users, allowing older people the opportunity to come and meet people, socialise and make friends.
30/04/2019 £25,960 THE BENJAMIN FOUNDATION 5? This partnership will use funding to develop new services in Norfolk aimed at both preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences.
30/04/2019 £89,350 SFICE FOUNDATION 1? This project will develop the group’s cafe to help address food poverty and isolation. Regular activities will take place in the café such as English Language classes and wellbeing advice. This will bring people together to learn new skills, build friendships and reduce loneliness.
30/04/2019 £478,435 ASHA NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE 5? This project will support the organisation to expand on their work. They will engage in early-action work with 4,000 asylum seekers and refugees in the area over the course of four years, with a particular focus on reaching women and children. Asylum seekers and refugees will be invited to take part in group activities as soon as they arrive in the area, helping to build friendships and reducing loneliness and isolation.
30/04/2019 £7,960 DAWNS I BAWB 1? Project Summary : Dawns i Bawb in Gwynedd will use the grant to run monthly movement sessions for older people who reside in care homes, to help address issues such as memory impairment, lack of mobility, and lack of confidence. What Money is for : This grant for £7,960 will fund facilitator fees, travel costs, volunteer expenses, and materials.
30/04/2019 £213,044 RUGBY LEAGUE CARES 1? The funding is for a project for men experiencing mental health issues such as anger management and negative thinking. Co-designed by those who will benefit from the project, it is designed to empower men to support each other by sharing coping mechanisms for tackling poor mental health.
30/04/2019 £10,000 Moneydig Rural Network Group 1? The group, based in Moneydig near Garvagh, are using a £10,000 grant on a year-long programme of activities for the local community, including seasonal events, a music festival, health and wellbeing sessions and a garden fete. It will also cover some equipment and training costs.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SOUTHSIDE YOUNG LEADERS ACADEMY 5? The project aims to teach new skills, provide information and improve quality of living for young males from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are living with disadvantage, by delivering courses in financial management.
30/04/2019 £10,000 CARDIAC RISK IN THE YOUNG 2? The funding will be used to provide free cardiac screening to young people in order to reduce cardiac related deaths.
30/04/2019 £364,565 ONE COMMUNITY EASTLEIGH 3? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £142,849 BASINGSTOKE & DISTRICT YOUNG CARERS 1? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £10,000 HIS PLACE 1? The organisation will refurbish their community venue to ensure improved access for all to a variety of community activities and services with a view to providing a safe place and improving community engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,993 CENTRAL YOUTH CLUB LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to run various activities for young people including sport, music, art and cooking to improve health and wellbeing and reduce isolation.
30/04/2019 £10,000 DONCASTER REFURNISH 2? The project aims to provide community venues to refurbish/up-cycle furniture and household products from workshops designed by community members, which will additionally develop their future employment skills.
30/04/2019 £9,680 YORKSHIRE YOGA 2? The funding will provide a programme of activity sessions for people with physical disabilities and health problems along with signposting to other support organisations. The project aims to address physical issues and provide support and social interaction through yoga and exercise.
30/04/2019 £3,450 RARE CHROMOSOME DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP 1? The funding will be used to run a family fun and information event in Newcastle for families across the North East who have children with rare chromosome disorders.
30/04/2019 £10,000 REACHING HIGHER 6? The funding will be used to create a study hub and run employment skills sessions for young people.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WEYMOUTH CIVIC SOCIETY 1? The funding will be used to install a stair lift which will enable access to the north terrace without using steps. The project aims to improve a space that provides extensive views across Weymouth Bay and the Dorset Jurassic Coast to make it more inclusive for the whole community.
30/04/2019 £9,720 SAHARA (COVENTRY) LTD 3? The funding will be used to deliver activities for older men from the Asian community. The project aims to provide social outlets for local men that experience isolation and a lack of support.
30/04/2019 £9,950 GREENWICH GURKHA EX-SERVICEMEN ASSOCIATION 1? The project aims to promote inclusion and reduce isolation, by delivering a programme of intergenerational activities for members of the Nepalese community.
30/04/2019 £8,064 YOUTH ACTION & DIVERSITY TRUST LTD 1? The funding will be used to provide peer support and entertaining activities for young people with complex needs. The project aims to contribute to positive relationship building and develop life skills.
30/04/2019 £7,500 EMPATHY FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN 2? The funding will be used to stage a festival for children and young people with additional needs, including conditions such as autism. The project aims to bring people together and encourage understanding.
30/04/2019 £8,673 PIERS ROAD NEW COMMUNITIES CENTRE ASSOCIATION 3? The funding will be used to refurbish the centre’s kitchen meeting room. The project aims to improve the facilities for the local community.
30/04/2019 £10,000 LITTLE HEARTS MATTER 3? The funding will be used to provide a support services for families experiencing bereavement due to single ventricle heart condition. The project aims to aid families in coping with loss and grief.
30/04/2019 £10,000 WELLINGTON ROAD COMMUNITY CENTRE TRUSTEES LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to deliver a range of activity sessions for women. The project aims to provide social opportunities and develop confidence in participants.
30/04/2019 £8,000 THE NOTABLE CLUB 1? The funding will be used to hire specialist transport in order for adults living with disabilities to access the group’s social activities. The project aims to reduce social isolation and bring people together.
30/04/2019 £10,000 MEMORY LANE-EASTBOURNE 1? The funding will be used to employ a development worker. The project aims to expand their existing activities, providing increased support to people with dementia and their carers.
30/04/2019 £9,946 HALIFAX SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND 1? The funding will be used to equip a centre which supports people with sight loss, providing essential information about their conditions and support.
30/04/2019 £9,862 Carnmoney Primary School Parent TeacherAssociation 1? Carnmoney Primary School PTA, based in Newtownabbey, is using a £9,862 grant to buy outdoor equipment for the school including a timber games area, up and over bars, balance beams, and a basketball backboard. The new equipment will encourage outdoor activity and imaginative play.
30/04/2019 £142,849 THE KINGS ARMS (PETERSFIELD) 2? No press summary is available in this release.
30/04/2019 £412,080 THE 999 CLUB AND LADY FLORENCE TRUST 5? The project will use the funding to develop the 999 Clubs existing work to support homeless people in Lewisham. They will also take a ‘housing led’ approach and will focus on re-housing individuals into safe and suitable accommodation, sustaining tenancies and prevent future homelessness.
30/04/2019 £238,815 FIFTH SENSE 1? Fifth Sense is the only UK organisation to provide information, advice and support to people affected by smell and taste disorders. Funding would enable Fifth Sense to develop their current services, grow their reach and improve awareness among the general public and clinicians of the impact of smell and taste disorders.
30/04/2019 £189,502 FRIENDS FAMILIES AND TRAVELLERS 7? The organisation will use funding to support people from the gypsy and traveller community in to work programmes. The project will build on people’s skills and experience.
30/04/2019 £393,520 ISLINGTON PEOPLE'S RIGHTS 3? The project, Islington Direct, will use its funding to provide specialist advice to residents throughout Islington addressing debt problems, maximising incomes from welfare benefits, supporting individuals around homelessness and housing and tackling immigration issues.
30/04/2019 £300,000 CHILTERNS MS CENTRE LTD 3? This organisation supports more than 500 people with MS and their carers. This funding will be used to continue delivering and developing its specialist physiotherapy service.
30/04/2019 £39,251 HEALTHWATCH ESSEX LIMITED 1? The organisation will use funding to develop an e-learning tool that can be promoted to non-neurology professionals within CCGs, Councils, GPs, hospitals and care providers. The project aims to include information about eight specific neurological conditions. The project aims to provide professionals with a greater understanding of neurological conditions.
30/04/2019 £5,935 ODD EYES THEATRE 1? The funding will be used to deliver as series of after school workshops for young people at risk of exclusion and anti-social behaviour, which will enable participants to develop new skills, increasing aspirations and confidence.
30/04/2019 £9,876 The Joshua Ribera Foundation CIC The funding will be used to put on an awards show to celebrate the achievements of young people that have been excluded from school. The project aims to engage young people and develop their confidence and positive mental health.
30/04/2019 £3,120 Toomebridge and District Womens Group 1? The group, based in Toomebridge, are using a grant of £3,120 to run yoga and craft classes to help people make friends, learn new skills and improve physical and emotional wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £6,686 Portrush Community Playgroup 1? The pre-school, based in Portrush, is using £6,686 to improve their outdoor play area. The improvements include an outdoor art area with a blackboard shed, a writing kit and an art house, and a construction area with a builders’ shed and construction toys. The playgroup is also creating a nature den with a willow weaving area, a water and sand area, and a mud kitchen, and buying a junk music kit and other toys and equipment to encourage imaginative play.
30/04/2019 £6,986 GREAT TORRINGTON AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST 1? The funding will be used to develop a website for the local community development trust. The project aims to inform residents of activities and services within the area to address isolation and improve wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 ALTERNATIVES TRUST EAST LONDON 7? The project aims to improve care and support services and will support an early intervention programme for women and children living in difficult circumstances.
30/04/2019 £9,300 ST CHRISTOPHERS HOSPICE 5? The funding will be used to buy new special chairs for the patients and visitors of a hospice. The project aims to improve existing facilities and provide better care.
30/04/2019 £10,000 SAMARITANS OF CORNWALL AT TRURO 1? The funding will be used to continue to provide a support service to people experiencing the effects of ill mental health. The project aims to improve health and wellbeing for those who are at risk of suicide.
30/04/2019 £9,950 NAFSIYAT 6? The group will run therapy sessions for refugees, enabling them to seek support concerning experiences of hardship and trauma and to improve their health and wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 STEPPING STONE THEATRE 2? The funding will be used to deliver performance arts based activities, including writing and drama rehearsal workshops. The project aims to address mental health concerns through the provision of positive social activities.
30/04/2019 £5,500 THE RESPITE ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used to update the organisations electrical equipment and provide training for frontline workers. The project aims to improve their support service for carers.
30/04/2019 £9,913 ALANOUWALY SALIFOU SYLLA FOUNDATION 1? The funding will be used to deliver dance and music workshops. The project aims to encourage participants to be more physically active.
30/04/2019 £9,990 ALBERBURY VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the village hall, which aims to improve the building for the local community.
30/04/2019 £9,920 Erne Paddlers 1? The organisation, based in Enniskillen, is using a £9,920 grant to buy canoeing equipment to support the group’s Special Olympics programme and other work building community through paddle sports, including open canoes, buoyancy bags, safety ropes, paddles, buoyancy aids and helmets.
30/04/2019 £8,170 THE RENEWAL TRUST 3? The funding will be used to pay for a member of staff to support a project for children. The project aims to improve fitness and social skills in children whilst instilling positive healthy attitudes.
30/04/2019 £9,900 RIO FERDINAND FOUNDATION 3? The funding will be used to deliver arts and media based activities to support young people who are experiencing the effects of social disadvantage, with the aim to reduce isolation and encourage community engagement.
30/04/2019 £9,978 FEGG HAYES FUTURES 2? The funding will be used to deliver weekly exercise sessions for women to improve their wellbeing.
30/04/2019 £10,000 The Courthouse Kesh Limited 1? The organisation, based in Kesh, runs community activities and events for local people. They are using a £10,000 grant to run a programme of activities for older people to help them to build relationships and combat isolation. Activities will be decided by the older people themselves and will support good mental and physical health, as well as giving people opportunities to come together and socialise.
26/04/2019 £10,000 PARKINSON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 5? This group will use the funding to run three outings and deliver of a range of therapies for members. The group provide activities and support to people affected by Parkinson’s and their families from three locations in Rutherglen, East Kilbride and Newlands.
26/04/2019 £227,985 Jobs, Friends & Houses Community Interest Company 1? The project aims to teach people with multiple and complex needs new skills for employment and offer them support. Funding will go towards therapy sessions and additional staff.
24/04/2019 £50,000 Bonnyrigg After School Club 1? No press summary is available in this release.
24/04/2019 £43,052 Create Aberdeen 2? No press summary is available in this release.
24/04/2019 £50,000 Free Wheel North 4? No press summary is available in this release.
24/04/2019 £94,480 CEiS Ayrshire No press summary is available in this release.
18/04/2019 £8,000 LCC Community Trust 1? The organisation, based in Lisburn, offers a range of services including a food bank and social supermarket. They are using a grant of £8,000 to run an ‘eat well for less’ programme with free cookery classes for local residents, including people from BME backgrounds and low income families, to help them learn skills around sustainable, healthy eating.
18/04/2019 £10,000 Clonmore Regeneration Group 1? The group, based in Clonmore outside Dungannon, bring people together to build relationships and develop their sense of community. They are using a £10,000 grant to buy tables, chairs and dinnerware for events at the hall to support their work with the local community.
18/04/2019 £7,650 Home Start Newry And Mourne 1? The group, based in Newry, supports parents with children under five in the Newry and Mourne area. They are using a £7,650 grant to run training for volunteers and staff along with a team building day, Christmas lunch and 30th anniversary celebration event.
15/04/2019 £145,357 Values into Action Scotland 1? This group will use the funding to give people with learning disabilities the opportunity to give feedback to services they need, and to influence the development of new activities to help improve services. The project will consist of five work streams: health, relationships, transitions, employment and housing.
15/04/2019 £96,000 Impact Arts (Projects) Limited 6? This group will use the funding to deliver the Craft Cafe a project which will offer a creative solution to improving health, reducing loneliness and supporting independent living for older people in a safe environment. The project will support 500 older people and a minimum of 15 volunteers over three years.
11/04/2019 £9,000 SAFE GROUND 5? The project will enable children and young people, who are currently experiencing life in secure care homes or custodial settings. This will enable participants to receive support and openly discuss their experiences and find positive solutions.
11/04/2019 £199,752 Tackling Awareness of Mental Health Issues 2? The three-year project is using a £199,752 grant to run a mental health and wellbeing development programme with Belfast schools and sports organisations. The programme is supporting groups to promote positive attitudes towards mental health and create an environment where people feel comfortable to seek help. Each organisation will also develop a trained wellbeing team. The project is also developing a toolkit, hosting workshops, supporting wellbeing teams, and promoting mental health awareness events.
11/04/2019 £198,365 Harpurs Hill Children and Family CentreLimited 2? The four-year project is using a £198,365 grant to support families with children aged 4-7 in Coleraine during their transition into primary school and for their first two years there. Activities include home visits, junior youth club, a summer scheme, parenting workshops, parents’ group, community projects, outings and events. This will improve parents’ skills and reduce isolation and loneliness. The project is working in partnership with Harpur’s Hill Primary School and Cross Glebe Community Association.
31/03/2019 £149,371 Leith Community Crops in Pots 2? This group will use the funding to develop the former pavilion building on Leith Links as a hub for community activity on the ‘urban croft’ they have established there. They will also be able to deliver a programme of activities around growing, food and sustainability which will be designed to foster a stronger sense of community.
31/03/2019 £3,000 Sandcastle Playgroup 1? This group will use funding to replace playgroup equipment which has become damaged over time.
31/03/2019 £9,426 WOODFITNESS CIO 1? The funding will be used to deliver fitness sessions for people with physical and mental health issues, where participants will be encouraged to take regular exercise to improve their wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 COLLINGHAM MEMORIAL HALL CIO 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the halls meeting room. The aim of the project is to maximise the space available for use by various local groups and prevent any potential future problems in hiring out the space.
31/03/2019 £6,498 15TH NORWICH AIR SCOUT GROUP 1? The project will repair the electrics in the Scouting Hut. This will enable them to re-open the hut so that in can continue to be used as a community venue for all of the community.
31/03/2019 £9,956 TOPCATS 3? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements to the community kitchen and help run more activities for people using the facilities.
31/03/2019 £2,840 HIGHTIDE FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS LTD 2? The project will use the funding to deliver weekly drama workshops aimed at young people, along with a work share for family and a final performance at the the annual ‘Hightide’ festival theatre event. This will enable young people to have access to activities and feel less isolated.
31/03/2019 £10,000 ASPECT LIVING FOUNDATION 1? The project will use funding to expand the ‘Meals on Wheel’ service in rural areas for older and vulnerable people. This will enable them to have a hot meal, remain independent in their own home and reduce social isolation.
31/03/2019 £9,700 STANNINGTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will help the organisation promote their newly established community centre, as well as providing equipment and resources to develop it.
31/03/2019 £10,000 HULL ETHNIC MINORITIES COMMUNITY CENTRE FOUNDATION LIMITED 1? The funding will provide support through English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and employment training for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups and refugees within the local community, with aim of helping future employment and educational opportunities and integration.
31/03/2019 £9,883 GRAFT THAMES VALLEY LTD 1? The organisation will run a 12 week course to support people with Asperger’s syndrome. The project aims to support people to improve their confidence, communication, social and employment skills.
31/03/2019 £9,994 CHURCHES TOGETHER IN BROOMHILL AND BROOMHALL 2? The funding will be used to deliver a range of holiday activities for young people in the community as well as improve their facility. The project aims to build skills and provide an improved facility to the local community.
31/03/2019 £10,000 PATCHWORK PROJECT 4? The funding will be used to expand the activities of the community centre and café, such as tea and coffee mornings for families and activities for children aged 8-12 years old. The project aims to strengthen the bond of the local community.
31/03/2019 £10,000 HORRINGER - CUM - ICKWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL 1? The organisation will use the funding to make improvements to the roof and help keep this valuable community asset open for local groups.
31/03/2019 £10,000 SURVIVE 1? The funding will be used to deliver therapeutic art workshops, for survivors of childhood abuse, where people will be provided with the opportunity to get together and express themselves through their art, whilst discussing issues with a trained counsellor and their peers.
31/03/2019 £10,000 IRISH ELDERLY ADVICE NETWORK 2? The project will provide creative arts activities for older people. The aim is to use Irish culture to build relationships in the community.
31/03/2019 £10,000 All Cannings Community Shop Society Limited The funding will be used to update the drainage system outside a rural community shop. The project aims to improve the facility for continued community use.
31/03/2019 £9,984 C2C SOCIAL ACTION 2? The funding will be used to run support groups and English language lessons for women who have experience of the criminal justice system. The project aims to provide support to learn skills and improve their future chances in life.
31/03/2019 £6,309 HEADWAY SWINDON AND DISTRICT 1? The funding will be used to create a cookbook that is bespoke to survivors of a brain injury, helping to support independent living.
31/03/2019 £9,994 SPEAKERS TRUST LIMITED 3? The funding will be used to provide expert led training in communication skills to vulnerable and socially excluded young people. The project aims to build their confidence and support them to fill their potential in education, training and employment.
31/03/2019 £9,937 WARRINGTON YOUTH CLUB LIMITED 5? The club will initiate a new programme of low-cost gym use which will encourage young people to bring their parents with them to the gym. The project aims to build the confidence of young participants and also support local families become closer and more active.
31/03/2019 £7,604 ACADEMY FM FOLKESTONE 2? The organisation will use funding to train young people and adults to produce radio features about mental health. The project aims to raise awareness of poor mental health among you people to improve well-being.
31/03/2019 £10,000 YDT 1? The funding will be used to deliver employability workshops, for young Jewish people in the area, who have low educational attainment. Workshops will include basic computer courses, interview techniques and the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
31/03/2019 £9,020 COMPACT FOR RACE EQUALITY IN SOUTH TYNESIDE 3? The funding will be used in partnership with a community garden to provide food growing sessions for women from BME communities in South Shields, culminating in a celebration food festival.
31/03/2019 £10,000 RIBBLE VALLEY COMMUNITY SPORTS TRUST 1? The funding will be used to install new windows and kitchen, in the community pavilion, which is currently out of use due to disrepair, providing local people and organisations with a suitable venue for events and activities
31/03/2019 £10,000 RADWINTER RECREATION GROUND CHARITY 2? The organisation will use the funding to purchase and install new outdoor activity equipment to help improve an important community space.
31/03/2019 £2,988 SCRUBDITCH CARE FARM 4? The funding will be used to run therapeutic farming days for people living with dementia and their families. The project aims to improve wellbeing and self-confidence.
31/03/2019 £9,860 THE JAN FOUNDATION LIMITED 1? This funding will be used to deliver volunteering training and re-establish a mentoring programme. The project aims to support people who have experienced abuse.
31/03/2019 £8,300 UNIVERSAL CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST 1? This funding will be used to deliver a digital literacy course for older women. The project aims to help members to increase their confidence and independence with technology.
31/03/2019 £10,000 KINNERTON VILLAGE HALL 1? Project Summary : Kinnerton Village Hall in Flintshire will use the grant to establish a Cinema Club for their community to enhance the interactions and relationships in the village. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund a projector, screen, speaker system, chairs and publicity.
31/03/2019 £8,000 PONTYPRIDD CHILDREN'S CONTACT CENTRE 1? Project Summary : Pontypridd Childrens Contact Centre Limited in Rhondda Cynon Taf will use the grant to establish a supervised contact project to help support local children and their families at the point of divorce or irretrievable family separation. What Money is for : This grant for £8,000 will fund a sessional worker, training, and rent.
31/03/2019 £6,730 LLANGATTOCK COMMUNITY WOODLANDS LTD 1? Project Summary : Llangattock Community Woodlands Ltd in Powys will use the grant to provide accessible toilet provision for volunteers and visitors to the woodland and meadow site they manage. What Money is for : This grant for £6,730 will fund a compost toilet, administration, and event costs.
31/03/2019 £290,000 YOU MAKE IT 5? The project will use funding to run programme of support to empower young, unemployed and underemployed women, predominantly from a BME background, with the confidence, networks, skills, knowledge and experience needed to break out of poverty.
31/03/2019 £180,000 THE MAGPIE PROJECT 4? The project will provide early-intervention support to women with children under 5 who are living in temporary accommodation. A range of activities and resources will be offered to improve multi complex issues faced by new parents who find themselves at an economic disadvantage.
31/03/2019 £9,950 WANDSWORTH MEDIATION SERVICE 1? The project will train a number of residents to be community mediators. The aim is to prevent and reduce conflict, bring people together and improve relationships.
31/03/2019 £10,000 UK LESBIAN AND GAY IMMIGRATION GROUP 6? The project will provide a support service for immigrants identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer, intersex or asexual. The aim is to aid users in overcoming stigmas and obstacles that they face from society.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE KIDS NETWORK 3? The project aims to create community networks and improve confidence by coordinating a volunteer led mentoring program for local children with multiple needs.
31/03/2019 £9,840 WESTMINSTER BANGLADESHI WELFARE TRUST (WBWT) 1? The project will hold cooking classes for people who come to the centre. The aim is to provide an activity that will explore different cultures and bring people together.
31/03/2019 £10,000 FRIENDS OF ST MICHAEL, LITTLE WITLEY 1? This funding will be used to upgrade the church’s central heating system to improve the functionality of the church as a community space.
31/03/2019 £123,483 THE CENTRE FOR INNOVATION IN VOLUNTARY ACTION 4? The project will use funding to address issues of poverty in Arbourthorne and will work with the local community to deliver a range of initiatives. The project aims to develop community leadership and initiative and aims to promote the importance of nutrition and health, give people to the confidence to take action for themselves, improve financial resilience and bring community organisations together.
31/03/2019 £147,247 SCARBOROUGH AND RYEDALE CARERS RESOURCE 6? This funding is for a project for carers who are young adults between 16 and 25 years old. The project is designed to support young carers experiencing a fundamental shift in their lives: from home to independence, from being single to becoming a new parent, and so on. The project aims to provide young carers with additional help in addressing their own personal challenges, which, because of their caring responsibilities, they may not have had the opportunity to prioritise, think through and talk about.
31/03/2019 £10,000 YEMENI COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION IN GREATER MANCHESTER 1? The funding will be used to purchase a community minibus which will be used to transport people to the community centre to access the wide range of on-going activities, clubs and classes.
31/03/2019 £9,620 SOLO HOUSING (EAST ANGLIA) 1? The organisation will use funding to carry out a study on how best to develop the site used by people who are homeless and how to create a route out of homelessness by providing services and activities. The project aims to give people who are homeless a voice and create a pathway towards independent living.
31/03/2019 £9,974 COMMUNITY ARTS NORTHWEST 3? The funding will be used to run cultural and creative activities for refugee communities. The project aims to bring people together to build stronger relationships and counteract negative stereotypes.
31/03/2019 £9,554 SOUTHEND MENCAP 4? The organisation will use the funding to help run a café providing employment opportunities for adults with learning difficulties.
31/03/2019 £9,750 BEECHWOOD COMMUNITY TRUST LIMITED 1? The organisation will use the funding to purchase new digital equipment in order to help improve the skills and attainment of children in the area.
31/03/2019 £6,925 WINCHESTER YOUTH COUNSELLING 3? The project will use funding to support young people to manage stress and anxiety through counselling to address mental health issues at an early stage.
31/03/2019 £10,000 PROUD & LOUD ARTS 2? The organisation will develop their leadership skills and peer led interactive workshops and offer diversity training through art based activities to raise public awareness of the UNCRPD and offer people with disabilities the opportunity to understand their rights.
31/03/2019 £10,000 Carnagat Area Community Association 2? The group, based in Newry, supports people in the Carnagat area. They are using a £10,000 grant for a programme of community trips and activities including arts and crafts, adventure golf, museum visits, flower arranging, gym sessions, an ancestry project and first aid training.
31/03/2019 £10,000 MIGRANT SUPPORT 1? The funding will be used to run a twice weekly community café to support newly arrived migrants, asylum seekers and refugees, and vulnerable black minority and ethnic groups living in Manchester with complex needs.
31/03/2019 £335,000 DEVON AND CORNWALL REFUGEE SUPPORT 5? The project aims to provide asylum seekers with a sense of independence, prevent destitution and support their integration into the local community, alongside raising awareness about the issues faced by refugees and asylum seekers. This funding will enable the project to expand its provision and capacity.
31/03/2019 £50,000 GWEALAN TOPS 2? This funding will allow the project to expand its capacity and add value to its community offer. The project provides free play and activities for children and families from deprived communities in the Redruth area of Cornwall.
31/03/2019 £259,412 RAMSEY NEIGHBOURHOODS TRUST 2? This project will use funding to create cohesion and resilience in the rural parish of Ramsey. The project aims to improve the lives of residents with complex needs by encouraging them in to work or volunteering through job searches, training courses, timebanking and a community cafe.
31/03/2019 £205,565 PAXTON GREEN TIME BANK 6? The project will strengthen and develop Paxton Green Time Bank (PGTB) by expanding their offer across Lambeth and Southwark and creating new referral pathways to reach more people. They will also focus on developing their organisational capacity and capability.
31/03/2019 £222,531 ARTHOUSE UNLIMITED 1? This project provides arts opportunities in Surrey communities, specifically for people with a dual diagnosis of a complex learning disability and epilepsy. The project aims to improve people’s health and wellbeing by empowering them to realise their potential, gain new and transferrable skills, showcase their talents, and to become influential artists. The organisation will use funding to employ the necessary support staff and other general running costs.
31/03/2019 £260,322 THE LEGAL ADVICE CENTRE(UNIVERSITY HOUSE) 5? This project provides a free and independent legal advice service to people. This project focuses on employment and Disability Rights support. The grant will cover costs for a full-time Volunteer Coordinator and a full-time Caseworker/Solicitor.
31/03/2019 £376,309 SUFFOLK ARTLINK 6? The organisation will use funding to continue offering an inclusive arts course for people with learning disabilities in Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmonds, to develop creative, life and leadership skills.
31/03/2019 £5,000 NEXT STEPS MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCE CENTRE 3? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £49,420 OVACOME 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £50,000 TECTONA TRUST 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £5,000 DALTON COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £5,000 THE LONDON HORSEPLAY CENTRE 3? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £50,000 THE CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR FOUNDATION 4? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £50,000 FOOTPRINTS CONDUCTIVE EDUCATION CENTRE LTD 2? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £50,000 Jubylee Bakes CIC No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £395,692 ACIS GROUP LIMITED 1? The project will deliver the Youth and Employment Support (YES) Programme. The overarching aim of this partnership is to work jointly to deliver a four year programme providing support for young people and employers across the district of West Lindsey to increase youth employment, training and skills and increase the opportunities for young people provided by West Lindsey employers.
31/03/2019 £9,998 SWINTON LOCK ACTIVITY CENTRE 5? The aim of the project is to reduce social isolation in the community through activities and socialising with others.The funding will be used to deliver therapeutic art and craft sessions for people dealing with mental health issues, older members of the community and people with disabilities.
31/03/2019 £10,000 FERRYHILL LAKES AND DISTRICT DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION RESOURCE CENTRE LIMITED 4? This project will provide one-to-one mentoring support and group activities for local men on a weekly basis, with the focus on participating in sporting, leisure and volunteering activities to improve mental health and wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 WALTHEW HOUSE 2017 3? The charity will renovate the downstairs toilets at their centre with the aim of improving the visitor experience for visitors, volunteers and service users.
31/03/2019 £9,950 STUDENTS' UNION ROYAL HOLLOWAY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON 1? The organisation will use funding to update their radio station which will provide community and educational opportunities in volunteering and training within a community radio setting.
31/03/2019 £9,995 BRONTE YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to run an after school play project for children aged 5-11 including activities such as art, dance and sports. The aim is to improve health, knowledge, skills, confidence and community cohesion.
31/03/2019 £10,000 FRIENDS FOR LIFE BEDFORDSHIRE 1? The organisation will use the funding to continue its volunteer befriending service to residents of care homes who receive few or no visitors. This will increase the wellbeing of residents and reduce their isolation.
31/03/2019 £9,915 BORA SHABAA REFUGEE COMMUNITY ORGANISATION 1? The project aims to provide support to reduce barriers to integration for new immigrants. The funding will be used to deliver a programme of support to new immigrants which will include language sessions, parenting workshops and community events.
31/03/2019 £9,100 HOME-START ESSEX 4? The organisation will use the funding to run the ‘Within Family’ group for hard to reach and isolated families. This will enable those accessing the service to have a support network of professionals and other families to reduce isolation, increase confidence and have access to information and other services.
31/03/2019 £9,895 GORTON VISUAL ARTS 1? The organisation will use the funding to run workshops and sessions to encourage people to share stories and produce representational material for others in the community.
31/03/2019 £10,000 GIROSCOPE LIMITED 7? The project will create a working kitchen and provide cooking sessions and catering training. The aim is to build life skills and improve health through food awareness.
31/03/2019 £10,000 TIMESAVERS 1? The organisation will offer office based training and work experience placements to adults with learning disabilities, with the aim of developing skills and improving access to work experience.
31/03/2019 £10,000 INTERIM 1? The project will use funding to provide support counselling to people affected by mental health disabilities and provide intervention to families and individuals suffering health issues and social isolation
31/03/2019 £10,000 HUMSHAUGH VILLAGE HALL 1? The funding will provide vital upgrades to the organisations village hall, which will ensure a more safe and comfortable environment for members of the local community to access a wide range of activities and events.
31/03/2019 £9,925 THE EDGEHILL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? The funding will be used for activities for older members of the community to reduce isolation and promote wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 CLEOBURY MORTIMER MEN'S SHED ("CMMS") 1? This funding will be used to build a community shed to provide people with access to activities which develop skills and improve wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 PRIME THEATRE 3? The funding will be used to deliver a range of art based activities for children and young adults from deaf and hearing communities. The project aims to promote wellbeing, confidence and communication through social interactions.
31/03/2019 £10,000 GYE NYAME DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 1? The project will facilitate African dance and youth based activities for young people. The aim is to provide opportunities for young people.
31/03/2019 £9,991 STOKE-ON-TRENT PRIDE 1? The funding will be used to stage a Gay Pride event. The project aims to bring the community together and promote understanding.
31/03/2019 £10,000 SWINDON THERAPY CENTRE FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 2? The funding will be used to replace the roof at the therapy centre which supports people living with neurological conditions. The project aims to enable the group to continue their service.
31/03/2019 £78,719 The Get Up and Go Youth Club 2? This group will increase the youth club’s capacity and develop the range of activities offered to young people with multiple and complex additional support needs. The expansion means the they can increase the number of young people they work with to 50.
31/03/2019 £2,880 LIGHTBOX THEATRE PRODUCTIONS 1? The funding will be used to deliver an outreach programme to people living with poor mental health. The project aims to use creative theatre to address isolation and improve wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, ENFIELD 1? The project will make capital improvements to the premises of a church which will benefit various local groups and clubs. The aim is to provide suitable amenities.
31/03/2019 £5,071 Other: Parochial Church Council of East Huntspill The funding will be used to install an audio system at the community facility. The project aims to improve the space for increased accessibility.
31/03/2019 £6,750 FORD YOUTH AND COMMUNITY CENTRE 1? The funding will be used to deliver a programme of fitness coaching and wellbeing support for people from disadvantaged backgrounds. The project aims to support personal development through positive activities.
31/03/2019 £7,840 THE COUNCIL OF ASIAN PEOPLE (HARINGEY) 1? The project will run fitness activities and trips for older people. The aim is to reduce social isolation and provide a space for people to meet and take part in activities.
31/03/2019 £10,000 VERYAN PARISH HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace the roof at the parish hall. The project aims to create an improved space where people can come together.
31/03/2019 £10,000 Forgandenny Village Hall and Playing Field Association 1? This project will enable the group to run a regular Community Cinema event at their Village Hall in rural Perth and Kinross.
31/03/2019 £5,000 Westquarter & Redding School: Community School Project 1? This group run an out-of-school activity club for children and families in the Westquarter and Redding area. This funding will be used to deliver their summer programme.
31/03/2019 £6,950 LONDON SPARK 1? The project will organise a celebratory day time event for the local Polish community. The aim is to facilitate community integration, form strong local networks and raise awareness of cultural diversity.
31/03/2019 £8,000 THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS 2? The project will create a peer support network for bereaved parents. The aim is to assist people affected by the loss of a family member.
31/03/2019 £9,197 Everyday English Ltd The funding will be used to run activities for people learning English as a second language. The project aims to provide a space where people can come together to connect and learn English with native speakers whilst taking part in activities such as cooking.
31/03/2019 £10,000 CROSCOMBE VILLAGE HALL FUND 1? The funding will be used to redecorate and install a heating system to the village hall. The project aims to improve the community space.
31/03/2019 £10,000 NOTTINGHAM OUTREACH PROJECT 1? The funding will be used to deliver a support programme and workshops for black and minority ethnic young migrants and refugees. This will enable people to create new friendships, support networks and learn new skills.
31/03/2019 £9,840 EDAS FOUNDATION 4? This funding will be used to run an employment club, including those who do not have English as a first language. This will enable participants to receive focused support increasing skills, confidence and opportunities.
31/03/2019 £10,000 CHILDS ERCALL COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1? This funding will be used to replace the flooring in the village hall. The project aims to use the hall to deliver a range of community activities.
31/03/2019 £9,801 LITTLE MIRACLES CHARITABLE INCORPORATED ORGANISATION 2? The organisation will use the funding to hire a new member of staff to help run administration and free up volunteers to continue providing support for parents of children with disabilities.
31/03/2019 £10,000 BURNLEY BOYS & GIRLS CLUB 1? The club will both celebrate a milestone in their history and also launch a new service which will see younger children being able to access and benefit from the club. The project aims to bring young people together and to celebrate their successes.
31/03/2019 £9,638 THE ARCHWAY FOUNDATION 5? The organisation will use funding to provide volunteer training so they can support people of different age groups who are experiencing loneliness and social isolation within the community with a view to improving community participation and engagement.
31/03/2019 £9,720 Mid Beds Link-A-Ride Community Transport Ltd The project will use funding to continue providing a Dial-A-Ride service to those who are unable to access public transport to appointments as well as trips to places of interest. This will enable those accessing the service to reduce their isolation and increase their wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £9,995 +ME POSITIVE ABOUT CHANGE 1? The funding will be used to deliver a range of social activities for people with HIV, long term health conditions and disabilities. The project aims to address isolation and loneliness and connect people to support networks and to share experiences.
31/03/2019 £7,117 ASSERT (B&H) 4? The organisation will use funding to refurbish their space which will provide increased capacity for volunteers and users with the aim of having an inclusive space for people with Asperger syndrome and high functioning autism.
31/03/2019 £10,000 RELEASE into Victory CIC The funding will be used to deliver a range activities for adults who have experienced childhood sexual abuse. The project aims to offer opportunities to explore a variety of coping strategies, share and develop skills, build confidence and use peer support to reduce stress, anxiety and maintain emotional wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £8,500 EDENBRIDGE FRIENDZ 2? The organisation will use funding to provide social and recreational weekend activities for people with learning and physical disabilities with a view to supporting their overall community engagement health and wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £7,276 MOTOCROSS CHALLENGE PROJECT 3? The organisation will use funding to purchase a porta cabin, enabling the organisation to provide a space where they can deliver functional skills classes to disengaged young people who are unable to attend mainstream education. The project aims to raise their aspirations and improve their future employability
31/03/2019 £9,989 HANSY JOSOVIC MATERNITY TRUST 1? The funding will be used to host a conference bringing together volunteer doulas. The project aims to create opportunities for shared learning and peer support.
31/03/2019 £10,000 FELIX ROAD ADVENTURE PLAYGROUND ASSOCIATION 5? The funding will be used to facilitate the delivery of play activities for vulnerable young people and families. The project is dedicated to childrens play, family time and community togetherness.
31/03/2019 £9,850 FRIENDS OF THE MEAD SCHOOL 1? The funding will be used to host a Community Carnival. The project aims to bring people together and address local issues.
31/03/2019 £3,840 MAUN REFUGE 1? The funding will be used to provide support to Syrian refugees. The project aims to aid community integration of refugees into the local community.
31/03/2019 £5,000 LIVE MUSIC NOW LIMITED 3? No press summary is available in this release.
31/03/2019 £8,283 Fox Park Residents Association 1? The organisation, based in Omagh, runs activities, fun days, seasonal events and excursions for local people. They are using a grant of £8,283 to run arts and crafts classes, gardening classes, tea dances, and trips to local places of interest.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS 2? The group, which works in locations across Northern Ireland, is using the £10,000 grant to run respite breaks and events for bereaved parents and siblings from across Northern Ireland. Activities include overnight retreats, afternoon tea, craft workshops, and sibling support workshops with a trauma counsellor.
31/03/2019 £9,993 ACTIVITEENS 2? The project will deliver extra-curricular tutoring for school children. The aim is to equip children with support in achieving their academic potential.
31/03/2019 £10,000 SPORT 4 LIFE UK 10? This funding will be used to deliver a mentoring programme to young females. The project aims to offer tailored one to one support sessions improving their chances for the future.
31/03/2019 £9,900 ARTS ALIVE ARTS TRUST 1? The project will develop a program of artistic workshops for local young people who are homeless. The aim is to increase employability through skill development opportunities.
31/03/2019 £7,212 OLDALONE UK 1? The project will run IT sessions for older people. The aim is to develop new skills while reducing the feeling of isolation.
31/03/2019 £9,700 BRADWELL WAR MEMORIAL HALL 1? The funding will be used to upgrade the village hall’s electrical system. The project aims to improve the safety and capacity of the building, enabling it to be used for more community activities and events.
31/03/2019 £10,000 EXETER LEUKAEMIA FUND CIO 1? The funding will be used to pay the salary of a part time Leukaemia counsellor at a support centre. The project aims to develop the service to assist more patients and families with diagnosis.
31/03/2019 £9,897 SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH 1? The project will upgrade the outside lighting system of a church that is used by many local groups. The aim is to provide better access to local facilities and increase footfall.
31/03/2019 £9,050 CRAVEN ARMS PLAYING FIELD 1? This funding will be used to purchase exercise equipment that aims to create an indoor gym for the local community.
31/03/2019 £10,000 PARISH HALL 1? The funding will be used to refurbish the village hall. The project aims to create a safe and improved community space.
31/03/2019 £10,000 TALKING HANDS DEAF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE 1? Project Summary : Talking Hands Deaf Children and Young People in Swansea will use the grant to provide mental health awareness training to parents of deaf children and deaf adults, providing advice and signposting other avenues of support. What Money is for : This grant for £10,000 will fund tutor fees, administration costs, interpreters, accommodation and subsistence, travel expenses, accreditation, resources, room hire, equipment, and refreshments.
31/03/2019 £5,000 Calums Cabin 2? This group will use the funding to refurbish a flat for use by children and families of children undergoing long term cancer treatment in Glasgow.
31/03/2019 £5,000 Al Sakina Educational Welfare Trust 1? This group will use the funding to continue offering music workshops for women. The workshops will give people the opportunity to learn and practise and learn new skills in a friendly environment.
31/03/2019 £5,000 Somali Association In Glasgow 1? This group will use the funding to develop their football activities for young people. The activities are open to everyone.
31/03/2019 £9,950 Dads Rock 2? This group will use the funds to deliver their Saturday playgroup in north west Edinburgh where dads and their children from across the city can play and have fun.
31/03/2019 £9,950 Granton Parish Church This project will use the funds to install a new heating system in their church and hall in Royston.
31/03/2019 £5,024 Greyfriars Charteris Centre 1? This group will use the funding to develop community theatre provision in partnership with Grassmarket Projects to provide greater engagement with local people.
31/03/2019 £9,982 TADS (THERAPIES FOR ANXIETY, DEPRESSION AND STRESS) 3? The funding will be used to deliver one to one therapy sessions for young people aged 18 to 30, with the aim of reducing stress, depression and anxiety.
31/03/2019 £9,400 LANCASHIRE ASSOCIATION OF BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS. 2? The organisation will provide training to Youth Club volunteers and staff across Lancashire, with the aim of strengthening the youth sector and bringing people together to be peer leaders.
31/03/2019 £10,000 HASTINGS VOLUNTARY ACTION 4? The organisation will use the funding to increase the number of people who volunteer and establish volunteer networks by running two volunteer recruitment events and piloting a volunteer hub within their town.
31/03/2019 £9,950 BRONGATE LTD 1? The funding will provide workshops for members of the Jewish community, including advice on healthy eating and dealing with stress and anxiety, volunteering opportunities, practical activities and exercise sessions. The aim is to raise participants’ aspirations and improve physical and mental health.
31/03/2019 £9,440 HEALTH ENERGY ADVICE TEAM LIMITED 3? The organisation will deliver a programme of positive steps workshops for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, with the aim of increasing confidence and self-esteem.
31/03/2019 £5,440 THE SIDEWALK YOUTH ORGANISATION 2? The funding will be used to hold a community event, where young people in the area will be brought together to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the skate park, with local young musicians to entertain those who attend and the whole event will be organised by young people from the skate park.
31/03/2019 £8,280 STANMORE YOUTH CENTRE LIMITED 1? The project will use funding to offer more training and work experience opportunities within their centre which includes a community café and soft play facility. The project aims to upskill vulnerable members of the community to build their confidence, self- esteem and improve their future employability. What Money is for : Training mentoring costs, training allowance, staff supervision, admin, equipment, uniforms, ID, Barista training, food hygiene certification, DBS & CV
31/03/2019 £9,950 NEW DEAL OF THE MIND 3? The group will deliver a series of creative events in Bradford, to encourage the sharing of knowledge and skills and give young people an insight into the creative industry. The project aims to create networking opportunities with creative organisations, to improve confidence and enhance employment opportunities for young people in the community.
31/03/2019 £98,947 ForHousing Ltd This project will sit within the organisation’s ‘Wellbeing and Engagement’ service. This service specialises in engaging and working with tenants to support them to maintain their independence, stay in their home and overcome personal barriers to engage with activities to improve their lives and neighbourhoods.
31/03/2019 £9,990 AROUND AGAIN 1? The funding will be used to develop a support service for families experiencing financial hardship. The project aims to improve the physical and mental wellbeing of the families using the service.
31/03/2019 £9,950 YOUNG STARS FOOTBALL FIRST 1? The project will run a football summer school in the local community for young people. The aim is to encourage positive and physical activities.
31/03/2019 £9,850 SHROPSHIRE YOUNG MUSICIANS' PARENTS AND HELPERS ORGANISATION 1? The funding will be used to provide music sessions. The project aims to bring people together through activities which also benefit their mental wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £10,000 DEBRA 3? The funding will be used to stage a series of regional events for people living with the skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa. The project aims to bring people together, to provide emotional support and to share knowledge and advice.
31/03/2019 £9,406 WELLGATE COMMUNITY FARM 2? The project will run a series of community events. The aim is to provide festivals the whole community can attend and meet new people whilst taking part in farming activities.
31/03/2019 £6,960 THE OTTERHAYES TRUST 1? The funding will be used to provide drama workshops for people with learning difficulties. The project aims to improve communication, problem solving and promote wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £9,800 CIRCLES NETWORK 1? The funding will be used to stage a 25th anniversary celebration event. The project aims to bring people together to share knowledge and skills.
31/03/2019 £10,000 HAYLING ISLAND MEN'S SHED ASSOCIATION 2? The organisation will use funding towards a men’s shed facility to support men and women within the local community. This will bring people together who are socially isolated and provide community engagement and participation activities.
31/03/2019 £7,793 CAMPAIGN FOR LEARNING 1? The project aims to improve the financial wellbeing and resilience of families. The funding will be used to deliver family financial capability training and to run budget and financial behaviour management activities for parents with children under the age of five who have low incomes.
31/03/2019 £9,896 ST.AIDANS COMMUNITY GROUP 1? The funding will be used to decorate and make improvements to the flooring of a community centre, as well as delivering a twice weekly holiday club during the school holidays for children and their families.
31/03/2019 £8,800 FRIENDS OF CAMBRIDGE PARK SCHOOL 1? The funding will be used to provide a summer school programme with a range of activities in a safe and secure environment for young people with disabilities. The project aims to provide support for the parents during the summer break; structure and therapeutic activities for the young people.
31/03/2019 £10,000 SPORTS CONNECTIONS FOUNDATION 1? The organisation will use the funding to run a programme of positive mentoring sessions for children and young people in order to improve opportunities for young people at risk of becoming involved in anti-social behaviour.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE MAYTREE RESPITE CENTRE 4? The project will update the group’s online resources that will enable the organisation to improve the way it meets the needs of people with mental ill health. The aim is to enhance the charity’s infrastructure.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE EDITH CATHERINE COWLEY MEMORIAL HALL 1? The funding will be used to replace the lighting and doors of the village hall. The project aims to improve a venue for community activities and events.
31/03/2019 £9,785 FRIENDS OF ARCHBISHOP SUMNER 1? The project will deliver homework and sporting sessions for children. The aim is to provide additional support, promote engagement and improve confidence.
31/03/2019 £9,900 THE SICKLE CELL CARERS AWARENESS NETWORK (SCCAN) 1? The project will organise a series of events to share stories and provide support to people living with sickle cell anaemia and their carers. The aim is to raise awareness and help prevent social isolation.
31/03/2019 £10,000 AGE CONCERN IN CORNWALL AND THE ISLES OF SCILLY 2? The funding will be used to recruit a community outreach worker to work with people to develop their own care plan and setting personal goals. The project aims to improve wellbeing and independence whilst reducing isolation.
31/03/2019 £9,900 VOLUNTEER FRIENDS 2? This funding will be used to deliver personalised skill development workshops to enhance people’s confidence and wellbeing.
31/03/2019 £9,300 THE SUTTON SHOPMOBILITY CHARITY COMPANY 1? The project will provide office improvements which will offer opportunities for people to volunteer, including those living with disabilities. The aim is to create an accessible space for the mobility equipment service.
31/03/2019 £9,000 EXPIA LIMITED 1? The funding will be used to develop a community shop on the prison grounds. The project aims to provide people serving custodial sentences with skills and training.
31/03/2019 £10,000 LONDON SEARCH & RESCUE 1? The project will purchase radio equipment for a search and rescue organisation. The aim is to ensure members of the organisation can communicate effectively.
31/03/2019 £10,000 GIRLS ROCK LONDON 1? The project will run a music project for young women. The aim is to improve wellbeing and bring a diverse group of people together.
31/03/2019 £7,647 THE ABBEY ROAD CENTRE 1? Project Summary : The Abbey Road Centre in Bangor will develop their garden area, to enable people experiencing mental health issues to learn growing, cooking and crafting skills. What Money is for : This grant for £7,647 will fund staff costs, garden materials, office equipment, and stationery.
31/03/2019 £10,000 THE DUSTY