Lottery grants awarded to Leicester in 2016

175 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
20 Dec 2016 2Funky Arts

Festival2Funky 2017

£26,000 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2016 Daniel Nicholas

D.A.N.C.E

£13,624 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2016 Gillian Adair McFarland

DNA Research Project

£13,900 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2016 Leicester Society of Artists

Little Selves

£7,985 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2016 Si Rawlinson

Second Nature

£6,162 Arts Council England
15 Dec 2016 Cosmopolitan Arts

Oriental Leicester

£35,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
13 Dec 2016 Somali Community Parents Association (SOCOPA)

Get Fit

£10,000 Sport England
7 Dec 2016 The Spark Arts For Children

Tiny Sparks 2017 - working with pre-school children in two deprived areas of Leicester

£18,348 Arts Council England
30 Nov 2016 Lucky Star Community Amateur Boxing Club

Box On - Investing In Young People

£10,000 Sport England
28 Nov 2016 Toby Campion

UniSlam 2017

£14,397 Arts Council England
22 Nov 2016 Inspirate

Britain and India: A Legacy

£41,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
18 Nov 2016 Forward Thinking Movement and Dance CIC

Listen, Hear and Speak to Me (Phase 2)

£99,816 Arts Council England
16 Nov 2016 The Leicestershire and Rutland Playing Fields Association

The project will update their website so they can promote their services and attract and support more people.

£1,800 Big Lottery Fund
15 Nov 2016 John Young

New Work for TRIONYS

£4,990 Arts Council England
14 Nov 2016 Karod Kiran Arts

The project will offer advice and information to the local community on legal rights, healthy diets and the needs of older people.

£8,270 Big Lottery Fund
9 Nov 2016 Serendipity

LDIF 2017 and 2018

£99,500 Arts Council England
9 Nov 2016 Bamboozle Theatre Company

The Gentle Giant

£14,750 Arts Council England
8 Nov 2016 Eva Organization for Women (EOW)

The project will produce a drama for black and minority ethnic (BME) young people to help raise awareness of female genital mutilation (FGM) and educate them about the practice. This will offer young people an opportunity to discuss a taboo subject.

£9,939 Big Lottery Fund
8 Nov 2016 SDSA

The project will deliver creative workshops for young people where they can share jokes and laughter with others.

£9,360 Big Lottery Fund
7 Nov 2016 University of Leicester

Change Makers Fund

£100,756 Arts Council England
2 Nov 2016 Goldhill Adventure Playground

The project will provide support and specialist services for disabled and excluded children and their families. Goldhill?s mentoring programme will help young people identify their personal issues - a personal development plan will be created and implement around this. Early intervention and preventative support will be given to families facing multiple issues. Family days and outings will also be introduced in order to help families connect and build stronger bonds.

£202,997 Big Lottery Fund
1 Nov 2016 Falcons Primary School

The school will create a wildlife garden to provide pupils with an area where they can engage in outdoor play and learning activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Oct 2016 Evington In Bloom

The project will deliver gardening workshops for the local community to bring people together and reduce isolation.

£9,985 Big Lottery Fund
25 Oct 2016 Epic Arts

Epic Arts - Organisation Development

£77,022 Arts Council England
25 Oct 2016 Guru Nanak Gurdwara Football Club

Sporting Springboard

£8,600 Sport England
19 Oct 2016 Voluntary Action LeicesterShire

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that will support people living in the rural districts of Harborough, Hinckley and Bosworth, Melton and North West Leicestershire to find employment. The development funding will be used for partnership development, staff costs and communications.

£49,888 Big Lottery Fund
13 Oct 2016 Green Lane Infant School

This project will use the funding to replace an unused ball court in their grounds. This will create an all-weather covered play area which children can use for extracurricular exercise activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Oct 2016 Tara Munroe

2805 miles in their shoes

£11,648 Arts Council England
27 Sep 2016 Fuelled Dance Theatre

Re-Fuelled

£10,376 Arts Council England
26 Sep 2016 Saffron Resource Centre

The Centre will continue to provide a range of a range of advice services to disadvantage people living in and around Leicester. This will include advocacy on debt and financial capability, housing, employment law and welfare benefits to individuals who are most in need. The service will specifically tackle aspects of hardship through one to one appointments and a daily drop in service for those in crisis.

£412,804 Big Lottery Fund
23 Sep 2016 Leicester Dance Theatre Limited

Elevate fund

£150,000 Arts Council England
22 Sep 2016 Granby Primary School Leicester

Granby Primary School & World War II - Air Raid Shelter Stories

£6,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Sep 2016 Athena Leicester Volleyball Club

The New Arena Volleyball Club

£7,830 Sport England
20 Sep 2016 Emma Fay

Ridiculous collaboration

£6,463 Arts Council England
15 Sep 2016 Bamboozle Theatre Company Limited

Elevate fund

£150,000 Arts Council England
12 Sep 2016 Mashi Theatre

Tales of Birbal

£64,182 Arts Council England
8 Sep 2016 Leicester Children's Holiday Centre

The group will use the funding to run nature workshops for children and families so they can spend time outdoors engaging in activities with people from different generations. This will improve the wellbeing of beneficiaries, aid community cohesion and discourage antisocial behaviour.

£7,690 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2016 Leicester Children's Holiday Centre Mablethorpe

The group will use the funding to run nature workshops for children and families so they can spend time outdoors engaging in activities with people from different generations. This will improve the wellbeing of beneficiaries, aid community cohesion and discourage antisocial behaviour.

£7,690 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2016 Leicester Children's Holiday Centre (Mablethorpe)

The group will use the funding to run nature workshops for children and families so they can spend time outdoors engaging in activities with people from different generations. This will improve the wellbeing of beneficiaries, aid community cohesion and discourage antisocial behaviour.

£7,690 Big Lottery Fund
5 Sep 2016 St Patrick's Catholic Primary School

The school will use the funding to create an outdoor area to increase the skills of young children.

£9,940 Big Lottery Fund
5 Sep 2016 Zimbabwe Action in Solidarity

The project will provide drop-in sessions for refugees and asylum seekers where they can socialise, receive support and access healthy meals.

£7,257 Big Lottery Fund
30 Aug 2016 Stokes Wood Primary School

The school will use the funding to create a peace garden, providing parents and children with a space where they can play, relax and participate in wellbeing activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Aug 2016 Voluntary Action Leicestershire

New Participation Partners - SG pilot

£143,935 Sport England
24 Aug 2016 Saint Aidan's Hall

The group will use the funding to renovate several parts of a community hall so charities can continue to use the premises for projects.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Aug 2016 University of Leicester DARO

Literary Leicester 2016 - 2018

£12,875 Arts Council England
18 Aug 2016 Serendipity

Elevate fund

£125,500 Arts Council England
18 Aug 2016 East Midlands Oral History Archive

An Oral History of Post-War Leicester 1945-1962

£27,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Aug 2016 Serendipity

Black History Month 2016 and 2017

£60,000 Arts Council England
16 Aug 2016 Leicester Shire Promotions Ltd

Legacy of King Richard III

£15,000 Arts Council England
15 Aug 2016 Candy Arts

The group will use the funding to run a project where young people produce a film about the causes of violent crime. This will enable participants to develop their life skills and improve their chances of finding employment.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Aug 2016 Leicester Sudanese Association

The group will use the funding to run a series of courses and activities for newly arrived migrants in the community. This will create healthier, and stronger communities by improving community relationships, learning and skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Aug 2016 Voluntary Action Leicester

This project aims to take a family ? centred approach to supporting people back into the labour market. The project will also work with those furthest from the labour market and most at risk of social exclusion to become to enter employment, education or training.

£1,100,077 Big Lottery Fund
11 Aug 2016 Voluntary Action LeicesterShire

This project aims to take a family ? centred approach to supporting people back into the labour market. The project will also work with those furthest from the labour market and most at risk of social exclusion to become to enter employment, education or training.

£1,100,077 Big Lottery Fund
9 Aug 2016 Pauhana Limited

Memories beyond Borders

£19,000 Arts Council England
4 Aug 2016 CLASP - The Carers Centre

The group will use the funding to provide a wellbeing and information event for carers at risk of poor health. This will enable beneficiaries to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

£5,854 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2016 Firefly Leicester Community Interest Company

The group will use the funding to deliver a programme of workshops, presentations and events focussing on the experience of people working in the sex industry, and highlighting the issues and difficulties they have experienced. This will raise awareness of social issues and challenge perceptions within the community to encourage cohesion and understanding.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2016 Carers of Leicestershire Advocacy and Support Project

The group will use the funding to provide a wellbeing and information event for carers at risk of poor health. This will enable beneficiaries to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

£5,854 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Leicester Art Zone

The group will use the funding to deliver arts workshops to elderly, disabled and disadvantaged people who are at risk of the effects of depression and social isolation to help increase confidence and self-esteem while reducing isolation.

£9,812 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Cosmopolitan Arts CIC

The organisation will use the funding to a multicultural carnival. This will enable the organisation to engage with the wider local community to celebrate Chinese New Year.

£9,986 Big Lottery Fund
1 Aug 2016 Soft Touch Arts

The project will continue to work with young people aged 10-25 from disadvantaged neighbourhoods in North West Leicester including New Parks and Beaumont Leys offering a range of ways young people can get creative. This will include local park craft activities and sessions in schools such as music, crafts, stencil art or cooking. To encourage overall motivation 1:1 support will be available through external organisations.

£390,972 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2016 Trina Haldar

Connecting with Mumbai and Thespo

£4,619 Arts Council England
28 Jul 2016 Trina Haldar

Connecting with Mumbai and Thespo

£4,619 Arts Council England
26 Jul 2016 Leicester Theatre Trust Limited

Reimagine India

£100,000 Arts Council England
26 Jul 2016 Regent Sports and Social Club

The group will use the funding to install a new disabled toilet facility and improve the ladies? toilets at the club. This will improve the facilities and ensure continued use of the club by local community groups.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jul 2016 Reaching People

The project aims to work with participants furthest from the labour market in Leicester. They aim to move them closer towards education, employment or training opportunities by developing their digital and financial skills.

£1,000,070 Big Lottery Fund
25 Jul 2016 Interact Digital Arts

Microworld Leicester

£5,000 Arts Council England
22 Jul 2016 Kaine Management Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a series of intergenerational workshops for women culminating in a celebration event. This will celebrate International Women?s Day, encouraging younger and older generations to share their stories and foster friendships.

£7,221 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jul 2016 Waterfront Sports and Education Academy

Incredible Inventions of Color: Black Inventors Exhibition

£9,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Jul 2016 Nupur Arts Dance Academy

Glowing Rangoli

£15,000 Arts Council England
20 Jul 2016 Boston Williams

Boston the Orator

£7,890 Arts Council England
20 Jul 2016 Hirda UK

The group will use the funding to provide a 10 week programme focusing on addressing social exclusion and improving educational attainment for young people of Somali origin. This will improve beneficiaries' access to further education and employment opportunities.

£9,806 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jul 2016 HIRDA UK

The group will use the funding to provide a 10 week programme focusing on addressing social exclusion and improving educational attainment for young people of Somali origin. This will improve beneficiaries' access to further education and employment opportunities.

£9,806 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jul 2016 Leicester Community Gospel Choir

The group will use the funding to raise awareness of knife crime issues. This will help reduce crime and anti-social behaviour, leading to a safe and more cohesive local community.

£9,997 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jul 2016 The Emerald Centre

The organisation will use the funding to deliver a series of celebration events to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the group. This will enable the organisation to bring people together and raise awareness of their services.

£9,410 Big Lottery Fund
12 Jul 2016 Phizzical Productions

Circle of Light

£20,000 Arts Council England
7 Jul 2016 Focus Charity

A new 3 year project for young people aged 13 to 16 in Leicester referred through schools and social services. Through an intensive year-long programme of activities and events they will be able to significantly improve their self-awareness, self-esteem, life skills, employability skills and aspirations. Sessions will include young people working in small teams alongside trained volunteers and staff developing work skills as they progress through a series of progressively more challenging activities.

£264,079 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jul 2016 Focus Charity

A new 3 year project for young people aged 13 to 16 in Leicester referred through schools and social services. Through an intensive year-long programme of activities and events they will be able to significantly improve their self-awareness, self-esteem, life skills, employability skills and aspirations. Sessions will include young people working in small teams alongside trained volunteers and staff developing work skills as they progress through a series of progressively more challenging activities.

£279,079 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2016 Leicester Dance Theatre Limited

Diwali 2016

£78,750 Arts Council England
6 Jul 2016 Woodgate Residents Association

Woodgate the musical

£7,000 Arts Council England
6 Jul 2016 Inspirate

An Indian Summer 2016

£15,000 Arts Council England
5 Jul 2016 LAF

The group will use the funding to develop a recruitment and training programme to build a pool of local volunteers who can support community events and festivals. This will provide co-ordination and development which improves the chances of volunteer retention, and strengthens the delivery of community events.

£9,450 Big Lottery Fund
3 Jul 2016 RCCG Covenant of Grace

The group will use the funding to deliver music lessons as a creative way to engage youngsters in an area of high anti-social behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Xchange Arts

Tabla With A Difference

£15,000 Arts Council England
28 Jun 2016 Tayla York

Guti Somali Project

£5,232 Arts Council England
23 Jun 2016 Aqoon Schools Home Support Services

The group will use the funding to deliver out of school hours learning support and emotional literacy sessions for young BME people who are experiencing the effects of educational disadvantage. This will equip the beneficiaries with new learning and social skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 Leicester Regiment Church Lads and Church Girls Brigade

High Wood 2016

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 The Saffron Lane Neighbourhood Council

Heritage on the Heath

£26,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 Krafthaus Arts

Save the last EMS Synthi 100 for UK education and public interaction

£61,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 Big Difference Company

Leicester folks telling jokes: Heritage and humour in Leicester

£37,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2016 Vista

Vista aims to improve the life-chances and coping mechanisms of families following their child?s diagnosis of sight loss, helping them come to terms with the transition and move forward with raised aspirations and opportunities. Its family support service has been established for five years working with five hospitals in the area. It provides an advocacy and wrap-around support service with staff working closely with each child and family to help ensure their needs are met at hospital, school and at home.

£266,809 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2016 National Childbirth Trust NCT

The group will use the funding to run weekly breastfeeding support groups in three different locations, providing a support network to new parents, improving beneficiaries? health, wellbeing and confidence.

£9,031 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2016 GNG FC

The group will use the funding to deliver football and healthy lifestyle sessions. This will use sport as a vehicle to reduce obesity and improve physical health, confidence and wellbeing.

£9,875 Big Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2016 National Childbirth Trust (NCT) Leicester Branch

The group will use the funding to run weekly breastfeeding support groups in three different locations, providing a support network to new parents, improving beneficiaries? health, wellbeing and confidence.

£9,031 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jun 2016 Voluntary Action Leicester

A project to engage with 2,020 participants to help improve their financial and digital skills. Participants will be supported to enter/re-enter the job market through a volunteering pathway that trains community champions and links participants to education and employment opportunities.

£1,000,070 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jun 2016 Voluntary Action LeicesterShire

A project to engage with 2,020 participants to help improve their financial and digital skills. Participants will be supported to enter/re-enter the job market through a volunteering pathway that trains community champions and links participants to education and employment opportunities.

£1,000,070 Big Lottery Fund
14 Jun 2016 Marcus Joseph

Paradigm Rhymes

£14,000 Arts Council England
14 Jun 2016 Lydia Towsey

The Venus Papers Tour

£31,144 Arts Council England
14 Jun 2016 Impulse Collective

Running away to join the circus

£6,140 Arts Council England
14 Jun 2016 Shaftesbury Junior School

The school will use the funding to provide a programme of workshops in anger management and improving social relationships. This will give beneficiaries tools to change their behaviour, enabling them to be more positive members of the community and reduce anti-social behaviour.

£9,950 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jun 2016 The Waterfront Sports and Education Academy

The group will use the funding to deliver a summer activity scheme for young people. This will engage local beneficiaries in positive social activities and lead to reduced social isolation.

£6,797 Big Lottery Fund