Lottery grants awarded to Leicester in 2011

90 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
22 Dec 2011 St Mary de Castro Parochial Church Council

Church of St Mary De Castro

£187,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Dec 2011 Mainstream Partnership Ltd

Mainstream Partnership 2012-15

£122,100 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2011 Saint Patrick's Church Parish Centre

This is a project by a community organisation in Leicester. The group will use the funding to refurbish the parish centre to comply with health and safety standards.

£9,808 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2011 Shanti Dham

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use the funding to run a training, resource and research centre on cremation and bereavement issues for the voluntary, service, statutory and educational sectors of Hindu, Sikh and Jain communiti

£7,150 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2011 Afro - Innovation Group

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use the funding to set up a home visiting and telephone befriending service for older refugees who are isolated. This will enable beneficiaries to improve their mental heath by reducing depressio

£9,750 Big Lottery Fund
19 Dec 2011 Himilo Relief and Development Association

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use the funding to provide extra-curricular study support in English, Maths and Science subjects for children of Somali origin. This will improve the beneficiaries' basic education and increase t

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 Dec 2011 COPE

The Laura Centre will continue to provide COPE to improve the mental health, wellbeing, functioning and relationships of children, parents and families following the death of a child or parent. The project provides free one to one and group counselling al

£499,493 Big Lottery Fund
13 Dec 2011 Saffron Lane Neighbourhood Council

The Saffron Acres Project (The Farm) will be extended to convert a once neglected site into allotments and a community garden, to improve the health of more individuals in the community, ensuring they have an understanding of how they can enjoy the outdoo

£250,882 Big Lottery Fund
13 Dec 2011 Leicestershire Community Projects Trust

The continuation of a pilot project that started in July 2011 and was due to end March 2012 to support people who have recently arrived to the area by to sign post and help them to access appropriate services. It will be based at Anchor day centre. It wil

£197,612 Big Lottery Fund
1 Dec 2011 Serendipity Artists Movement

2012 Let s Dance Festival

£77,000 Arts Council England
24 Nov 2011 Darbar Arts Culture and Heritage Trust

Embracing Technology and Partnership Building

£28,819 Arts Council England
23 Nov 2011 Soft Touch Arts Ltd

Comedy grant

£10,024 British Film Institute
22 Nov 2011 Leicester Council of Faiths Limited

This is a project by a community organisation in Leicester. The group will use the funding to run creative workshops for young people to raise awareness about genocide. This will enable beneficiaries to explore and voice their thoughts about discriminatio

£5,645 Big Lottery Fund
22 Nov 2011 COPE

The charity in Leicester will deliver three therapeutic walking retreats for people who are dealing with the loss of a child. This will provide participants with access to counselling and support.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Nov 2011 Highfields Primary School

This is a project by a school in Leicester. The group will use the funding to provide after school basketball coaching sessions for young people, culminating in a community tournament, as well as providing food nutrition sessions for parents and guardians

£6,750 Big Lottery Fund
15 Nov 2011 Aqoon Schools Home Support Services

A new project based in Leicester which aims to provide preventative and early intervention support to Somali pupils at risk of exclusion in primary and secondary schools. The project aims to achieve this by improving mutual understanding between parents,

£204,900 Big Lottery Fund
11 Nov 2011 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War veteran from has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Canada in October 2011. Funding has been provided for one Second World War veteran, one spouse and one carer.

£5,500 Big Lottery Fund
4 Nov 2011 Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Showcase Smoothie

£156,610 Arts Council England
28 Oct 2011 Foundation for Community Dance

To fund activity for Big Dance as part of Get Scotland Dancing

£35,000 Creative Scotland
24 Oct 2011 Stonham Housing Association Ltd

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use funding to install a secure bike stand at the accomodation for homeless people. This will improve the facilities at this location that provides refuge for a number of homeless people.

£500 Big Lottery Fund
24 Oct 2011 The Emerald Centre

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use funding to deliver a programme of activities and training for young single parents and their children. This project aims to support the development of hand to eye coordination and family rela

£8,035 Big Lottery Fund
24 Oct 2011 Douglas Bader Clients Committee

This is a project by a community organisation in Leicester. The group will use funding to run workshops for primary school children challenging the negative stereotypes of people with disabilities. This will enable beneficiaries to address the issues arou

£7,799 Big Lottery Fund
20 Oct 2011 Leicester Mencap Society

LEICESTER MENCAP SPORTS PROGRAMME

£8,392 Sport England
18 Oct 2011 Rural Community Council (Leicestershire & Rutland)

Isolated vulnerable older people in Rutland will be supported in their own homes. The project aims to ensure that any potential problems are identified before they become issues by using preventative action at the earliest opportunity without the need fo

£205,427 Big Lottery Fund
17 Oct 2011 Leicester Arts Centre Ltd

Phoenix Square Artists in Residence

£9,936 Arts Council England
11 Oct 2011 ArtReach (Trust) Limited

Night of Festivals 2012

£90,000 Arts Council England
10 Oct 2011 Jean Breeze

The Final Stage

£7,800 Arts Council England
16 Sep 2011 Leicester Arts Centre Ltd

Big Country Rural Cinema

£7,000 British Film Institute
15 Sep 2011 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War veteran from Leicester has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Italy in October 2011. Funding has been provided for one Second World War veteran and one carer.

£1,425 Big Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2011 Santosh Day Care Centre Ltd

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to train their management committee in financial planning and project management and provide a series of intergenerational tabla, yoga and language classes. This will increas

£8,700 Big Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2011 Wesley Hall Mammas

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to establish a breastfeeding support group for expectant and new mothers from ethnic communities and provide training for breastfeeding peer support volunteers.

£8,609 Big Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2011 Kaine Management Ltd

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use the funding to run textile repair classes for older and young people to jointly take part in. This will enable the participants to learn new skills and share intergenerational skills

£4,260 Big Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2011 Carol Leeming

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Diva (LLDD)

£10,000 Arts Council England
8 Sep 2011 Leicester Arts Centre Ltd

Big Country Rural Cinema

£34,500 British Film Institute
5 Sep 2011 Young Heroes Basketball Club

Young Heroes Development

£6,841 Sport England
31 Aug 2011 New Walk Museum (Leicester Arts and Museums)

Suits and Saris

£49,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2011 Leicester Mencap Society

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to provide a range of activities during the summer holidays for young adults with learning disabilities. This will enable them to learn new skills and increase their knowledge

£8,300 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2011 Friends of Evington Park and Village Green

This is a project by a community organisation in Evington, Leicester. The group will use funding to purchase cycling equipment, storage and provide workshops for local people of all ages and skill levels. This will raise awareness of cycling as a safe met

£9,375 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2011 Montrose Primary School

This is a project by a school in Aylestone, Leicester. The school will use funding to install a tyre park in the playground and run lunchtime fitness sessions to help reduce high obesity levels. This will enable pupils at the school and local youth commun

£9,110 Big Lottery Fund
1 Aug 2011 Centre For Indian Classical Dance

"Moving On" - National Symposium for SAD

£7,950 Arts Council England
26 Jul 2011 Leicester and District Schools FA

LSFA (Leicester Schools FA) Coaching Scheme

£4,400 Sport England
6 Jul 2011 Leicester and Leicestershire Irish Forum

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to provide an outreach project for isolated senior citizens in the local community. This will provide volunteer opportunities for members of the community while reducing isol

£7,612 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2011 The Mighty Creatives

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use funding to deliver a three-day residential programme for young people to take part in training related to leading, curating and delivering exhibitions. This will enable participants to develo

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2011 Minority Women Self Empowerment Leicester

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to run a series of IT and social media training courses for disadvantaged women from ethnic minorities. This will increase volunteering opportunities in the area and help bene

£9,820 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2011 1181 (Syston) Squadron

This is a project by a community organisation in Syston, Leicestershire. The group will use funding to install an IT training suite and purchase outdoor equipment for use by the young people of their air training corps. This will expand the group's capaci

£9,640 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2011 Soft Touch Arts Limited

Soft Touch Arts (STA) in Leicester will deliver a range of creative projects for disadvantage young people to engage them in activities to improve self confidence, encourage engagement with learning and diversion from crime and anti-social behaviour and i

£497,744 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2011 Royal Leicestershire Rutland and Wycliffe Society for Blind

A befriending scheme for blind & partially sighted people in Leicestershire and Rutland, run by the Royal Leicestershire, Rutland and Wycliffe Society for the Blind (VISTA). It aims to provide a befriending support network for 120 people with sight loss t

£203,718 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2011 Hastings Road Day Centre

Soundbeam, Soundscape

£7,800 Arts Council England
7 Jun 2011 Angels and Monsters

This is a project by a charity in Brawnstone, Leicester. The group will use funding to provide accredited childcare training and a course in creative skills for young people and their parents. This will help to strengthen family bonds and enable young peo

£9,820 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2011 Community Office for Faith and Family Issues

This is a community organisation in Leicester. The group will use funding to provide cultural advice and support in family mediation for married couples and young people from the local Somali community. They will also run awareness raising sessions betwee

£9,780 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2011 West Gate School

This is a project by a school in New Parks, Leicester. The group will use funding to deliver accredited training for parents and carers to improve the health and wellbeing of children with special needs. This will lead to increased mobility and fitness wh

£9,250 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2011 Social Training Activities and Recreational Sport Limited

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to engage young migrant people form African backgrounds in sports as a means of helping them to integrate into mainstream society. This will help to reduce feelings of isolati

£9,240 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jun 2011 Leicestershire Victoria County History Trust

Charnwood Roots: People, Community and Place in a Leicestershire Landscape

£382,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 May 2011 Leicester Blue Sox Baseball Club

Community Outreach Programme

£2,700 Sport England
19 May 2011 Leicester YMCA

'Y-PoD' is a three year project, based in and covering Leicester led by Leciester YMCA. The project will create a multi-agency partnership which will provide a single access point for young people leaving care or leaving YOIs, leading to improved access t

£1,095,621 Big Lottery Fund
18 May 2011 Giving World

This is to develop an online project currently run by Konnect9 Worldwide in Leicestershire. The project aims to match surplus items to disadvantaged and hard to reach people across England. These items are donated by companies and include clothing, toilet

£400,803 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2011 Leicester College

This is a project by a college in Leicester. The group will use funding to create a nature trail with informative signage for the wider community. This will help to encourage local wildlife to the area and inform the community about the natural environmen

£1,540 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2011 Baby Gear (Leicester)

This is a project by a charity in Castle, Leicester. The group will use funding to create a training suite where people who are long-term unemployed or live with mental illness can access educational resources and training. This will equip beneficiaries w

£9,620 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2011 Hand in Hand Tenants and Residents Association

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to run a project where young entrepreneurs discuss their business expertise and experience with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. This will help the young beneficia

£9,750 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2011 Kaleidoscope Arts Limited

This group in Leicester will use funding to run a series of arts-based events for the local community. This will bring the culturally-diverse community together as well as potentially save a community resource that is in danger of being closed down.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2011 De Montfort University Students' Union

Twilight Sports

£112,931 Sport England
3 May 2011 Helena Goldwater

circuit - East Midlands performance platform

£4,500 Arts Council England
28 Apr 2011 Architecture East Midlands

Novated award - BSF programme

£30,000 Arts Council England
19 Apr 2011 Richard Attenborough Centre

Explore Create Connect

£65,000 Arts Council England
12 Apr 2011 Takeover Radio Children's Media Trust

Abbey Park heritage

£40,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
8 Apr 2011 Centre For Indian Classical Dance

Ramayana Puppets

£5,000 Arts Council England
7 Apr 2011 Netherhall School

Wednesday night sport club

£3,663 Sport England
5 Apr 2011 The Race Equality Centre

This is a project by a community organisation in Leicester. The group will use funding to upgrade and improve their IT facilities for community benefit and staff training. This will allow a greater number of beneficiaries to access the service.

£8,048 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 Be Positive Amigos of Brazil

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to train their management committee and provide a series of workshops on benefit entitlements, cultural storytelling, healthy living and a newsletter for the Portuguese speaki

£9,700 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 Moat Community College

This is a project by a school in Leicestershire. The group will use funding to bring two schools of different cultures together to share experiences and undertake student leadership training. This will break down cultural barriers and allow students to de

£2,033 Big Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 Parks Primary School

This is a project by a school in New Parks, Leicester. The group will use funding to create a dance mat after school fitness club. This will engage the beneficiaries in exercise, encourage them to become fitter and adopt a healthy lifestyle.

£9,925 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2011 Serbian Orthodox Church

Serbian Orthodox Church of St George

£106,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Mar 2011 Centre for Indian Classical Dance - CICD

Karman

£50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Mar 2011 Citizen 598

This Must Be The Place

£21,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Leicester Community Care Project

This is a project by a community group based in Leicester. The group will use funding to run a series of craft workshops for BME people living in care. This will improve their confidence and self-esteem while enabling them to learn new skills.

£9,850 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Soft Touch Arts Limited

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to run a number of anti-bullying workshops using creative arts to help young people who are currently being bullied. This will enable young people to share their experiences a

£8,408 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Focus Charity

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The charity will use funding to train volunteers so they can provide one to one support for young people living in hostel accommodation. This will provide beneficiaries with advice and information on issues suc

£3,501 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Karma Football Club (FC)

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to expand their services to include girls' football, creative sessions for young people and training for their coaches and management committee. This will increase the group's

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Leicester and County Mission for the Deaf

This is a project by a charity in Leicester. The group will use funding to create a new written and electronic resource to document regional and ethnic minority community variations in British Sign Language. This will provide people with hearing impairmen

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Stokes Wood Primary School

This is a project by a primary school in Leicester. The group will use funding to create an outdoor classroom for local children in Stokes Wood, to allow them to learn about the environment and local wildlife.

£6,460 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2011 Leicestershire and Rutland County Cricket Board

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use funding to provide leadership training to young volunteers. This will help them to develop transferrable skills and self confidence, who will then get involved in delivering cricket s

£3,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Feb 2011 Domestic Violence Integrated Response Project

This project in Leicester aims to provide outreach and face to face advocacy support for low and medium risk domestic abuse victims, and for victims who are in the UK on spousal visas, and are wholly dependent on their partners. The project will fund a de

£188,638 Big Lottery Fund
10 Feb 2011 Serendipity Artists Movement

Let s Dance - Celebrating International Dance Day

£9,800 Arts Council England
1 Feb 2011 John Lancaster

Figuring Light 2: Colour, Shifting Boundaries

£2,750 Arts Council England
1 Feb 2011 Elaine Pantling

Roll Out the Beryl... Research & Development

£5,096 Arts Council England
26 Jan 2011 Braunstone Foundation (t/a b-inspired)

Active Women

£527,141 Sport England
25 Jan 2011 Somali Development Services Ltd

This is a project by a community group based in Leicester. The group will use the funding to purchase IT equipment and renovate their premises to provide greater access for people with disabilities and greater services for young families. This will increa

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Jan 2011 Leicester Disabled Action Group

This is a project by a community group in Leicester. The group will use the funding to carry out a feasibility study to inform the development of the support services the group provides for people who are disabled and from BME communities. This will enabl

£9,925 Big Lottery Fund
25 Jan 2011 Reality Youth Project

The group will use the funding to offer drop in sessions to and promote discussion amongst young people in Countesthorpe, a South Leicestershire village with minimal youth facilities. This will provide young people with the opportunity to take part in pos

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jan 2011 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War veteran from Leicester has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Norway. Funding has been provided for one Second World War veteran and one carer.

£3,700 Big Lottery Fund