Lottery grants awarded to Eastern in 1996

397 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
17 Dec 1996 Elizabeth House Flats Residents Association

The group organise leisure activities for the residents of a residential care home offering sheltered accomodation. The grant, over three years, will be used for the purchase and running costs of an adapted minibus.

£50,551 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Peaceful Place Day Centre

To project will fund the extension of existing care centre concentrating on support for younger dementia sufferers. The three year grant is to fund start up costs, rent and payment of two part time staff.

£36,756 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Directions Plus

An advice service that will publish information in different formats to help disabled people and carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to produce and distribute information.

£149,053 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Chelmsford Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme

A scheme providing welfare services for carers and their families. This three year grant is for renting suitable office accommodation, purchasing furniture and office equipment and the salary of a part-time clerical assistant.

£30,067 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 R E A C T Stevenage & North Herts Org. of Disabled People

The project will extend the current outreach services which informs disabled people of the facilities and benefits available to them. This three year grant is to cover running and promotional costs and the salary of an administration worker

£58,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Suffolk And Thetford Cancer Support Group

This group provides a holiday home for cancer sufferers and their carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase the caravan.

£12,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Adventure Playground For Handicapped Children

The group will extend the existing playground to provide facilities for greater numbers of severely handicapped children. This is a one year grant to build a specialist soft play area.

£55,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Norwich & District Carers Forum

The project provides a service for carers, offering support, information and training. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of two part time workers, training and running costs and research expenses.

£125,030 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 DIAL - Lowestoft and Waveney

This project will provide a shopmobility scheme for disabled people. The three year grant will pay for the refurbishment and running expenses of a building, mobility equipment and two full-time salaries.

£120,342 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Kilverstone Mobility Assessment Centre LTD

This project will expand a specialist advice and assessment centre for disabled people wishing to drive. The grant, over three years, will pay for a new building, running costs, salaries of five part time staff and research.

£173,780 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Action For Dysphasic Adults

To establish a day drop-in centre providing support and social activities for people with Dysphasia and their carers and to promote understanding of the condition. This three year grant will go towards renting premises, hiring a minibus, employing a part-

£23,119 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Thurrock & District Cerebral Palsy Society

A group which provides recreational facilities and support for sufferers of cerebral palsy. This one year grant will purchase a specially adapted bungalow.

£63,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Norfolk Community Transport Project

A project which provides a dial a ride service to elderly and infirm people living in rural communities in Norfolk. This three year grant will be used to fund two part time posts, purchase computer equipment, two vehicles, promotional materials plus train

£125,054 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Colchester MIND

This group provides support and advocacy services for those suffering from mental health problems. The three year grant will cover the purchase of a building and travel costs.

£154,313 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Pyramids (283401)

This project will provide a new double-decker playbus offering playgroup facilities and health information. The one year grant will be used to purchase a bus and pay for its adaptation and refurbishment.

£188,580 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Friends Of Cherry Trees Support Group

The group provides financial support to the residents of the Cherry Tree residential home for people with learning difficulties. This one year grant will pay for building a garage and replacing a minibus.

£21,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Shopmobility Watford

This group provides wheelchairs and similar equipment for those suffering from disabilities, and assists partially sighted people. The three year grant will fund a salary to increase opening hours and provide improved services.

£26,075 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Augustine's Parish Centre Project

This group provides a daycentre for the elderly in Wisbech and the surrounding area. The one year grant will pay to refurbish and adapt the existing hall, kitchen, servery and toilet facilities.

£22,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Colchester Citizens Advice Bureau

The project will provide advice and counselling services to people with mental health problems. This three year grant will fund the salary of a mental health officer, running expenses and some office equipment.

£39,956 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Foxhall Day Care Centre Limited

A day care centre run for elderly people in Ipswich. The grant, over one year, will be used to build an extension to an existing daycare centre.

£57,875 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Infocus Essex

A drop-in counselling service and advice line to provide support to children with disabilities and their families. This two year grant will be used to provide equipment, rent and running costs and the salaries of one full time and four part time workers.

£186,113 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

This group provides support and social activities for multiple sclerosis sufferers and carers in and around Hemel Hempstead. The grant, over three years, will fund the purchase of a building, recreational activities and running costs.

£114,350 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Hornbeams Society

The society provide transport for disabled people in the community. This one year grant will be used to purchase a replacement 14 seater minibus, and a smaller six seater vehicle.

£37,470 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Cambridgeshire Society for the Blind & Partially Sighted

To provide advice, training and support to visually impaired people in Cambridge and South Cambridgeshire. This three year grant is for adapting a kitchen and support room as well as paying the salary of a rehabilitation officer.

£41,750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Norfolk & Norwich Association For The Blind

A new office, based in King's Lynn, providing advice, information and counselling to visually impaired people in North West Norfolk. This three year grant will be used for running costs, salaries of two full time posts and accommodation.

£109,602 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parkinson's Disease Society of The United Kingdom

This project will provide transport for sufferers of Parkinson's Disease and general running expenses. The grant, over three years, will be used for minibus hire, rent and respite care costs.

£24,799 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Granta Grapevine Talking Newspaper

The project will replace ageing equipment with a more advanced and reliable model to improve the talking newspaper. This one year grant is to buy a new high speed tape copier.

£1,408 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Bedfordshire Community Transport Limited

This project provides fully accessible transport for people with disabilities. The grant, over three years, will pay for a minibus and the salary of a full time driver.

£64,530 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hamelin Trust

The organisation provides a respite care and resource centre for people with disabilities. This grant, over two years, will purchase and equip a building and minibus, and pay the salary of a project manager.

£394,535 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Norwich Hearing Concern

This group provides assistance to the hard of hearing through the provision of social activities and services such as the teaching of lip reading and finger spelling. The three year grant will fund transport and running costs, produce booklets and purchas

£4,830 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 South Norfolk Disability Fund

This fund gives small grants to physically handicapped people in South Norfolk. The three year grant will provide funds for specialised mobilty equipment, driving assessments, computer equipment, educational and recreational activities.

£12,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Network 81

To hold six information days and four training courses across the country, to inform and train parents of children with special needs, so that they can secure the best possible education for their children. The grant, over three years, will cover the cost

£84,900 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Suffolk Carers Limited

This group wishes to develop a county-wide carer support network, specifically for carers of people suffering from mental health problems. This is a three year grant to pay for computer equipment, running costs and the salary of one full time develpment w

£95,113 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hannah O Dell Group Riding For The Disabled

The organisation teaches disabled children horsemanship and riding skills to whatever level their disability will allow. The project is to replace a pony which has recently died. The one year grant will cover the cost of a new pony and tack, and the pony'

£1,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Speaking Up

A project to improve self-advocacy skills among people with learning disabilities. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of a project co-ordinator and a development worker and will provide training courses.

£65,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Chelmsford Action For Relief Of Multiple Sclerosis

The project will provide hyperbaric oxygen treatment facilities for multiple sclerosis sufferers and support for their families and carers. The grant, over three years, will pay for one full time and one part time post and refurbishment costs.

£97,265 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tendring Council For Voluntary Services

The group provides specialist support, information, advice and volunteer advocates for carers of people with disabilities. The three year grant will pay for the salaries of two part time staff in addition to general running costs and travel expenses.

£46,640 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Felixstowe Resource Unit Support Group

The group encourages people with learning difficulties to integrate into the community through recreational and social activities. This one year grant will fund the purchase of a minibus.

£19,307 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bharat Hindu Samaj

To purchase a minibus to enable the Hindu community to access health care, social and religious events and to improve health awareness and information to benefit community health. This three year will be used to purchase a minibus, employ a community deve

£121,259 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Friendship House

The project provides a meeting place for the elderly through which it promotes good health. The grant, over two years, will pay for the building of a single storey extension to existing premises.

£98,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Ipswich & District Crossroads

The group provides trained care attendants offering respite for carers of people with disabilities. This is a three year grant to provide the salary of a part time fundraiser and meet the costs of refurbishment and office equipment.

£57,880 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Abbeyfield Rickmansworth Society

The group provides sheltered housing, residential care and facilities for the elderly. This a two year grant to pay for a ground floor extension, car port and specialised bathroom accessories.

£63,227 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Newmarket Day Centre

A community transport service for frail and elderly people in the Newmarket area. This one year grant will pay for the purchase of a replacement minibus.

£30,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Arthritis Care St Ives

The group supports local arthritis sufferers and provides courses aimed at training sufferers in self-management. This three year grant is to pay for suitable meeting places, the cost of transport to and from the meetings and it will also go towards the c

£6,182 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Watford Racial Equality Council

Project to improve the quality of health and social care services for the minority ethnic community in Watford. The grant, over three years, is to pay for salaries, running and training costs, production of information materials and the purchase of a mini

£270,506 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bedford & District Mencap

The group will establish a gardening business employing people with learning difficulties. This grant, over three years, will pay for the premises and three salaries of a manager and two instructors.

£139,550 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 S N A P Special Needs And Parents

The project provides an accessible resource base to offer advice, support and encouragement to parents of children with special needs. This three year grant will pay for the refurbishment and equipment of a building, salaries, running costs and producing

£39,600 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Pasque Hospice

A new children's hospice providing palliative care for terminally ill children from Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire. This one year grant will provide running costs, training and salaries of 12 full time and three part time posts.

£143,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Clacton & Tendring Shopmobility

A service providing advice and information for people who are disabled, their families and carers. The grant, over three years, will pay for one full time salary, training, information and running costs.

£54,091 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service

This association intends to mobilise its hearing advisory clinic to travel throughout Hertfordshire. The three year grant will enable it to buy and convert a vehicle.

£35,673 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Business Opportunities For The Physically Handicapped

Providing services to give disabled people the chance to learn real and useful skills, build confidence and improve the quality of their life. The grant, over three years, will pay for two full time salaries and will extend the organisation's opening hour

£75,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Learning through Leisure with Holiday Explorers

The group provides adults who have learning difficulties with volunteer companions to help them to develop their personal skills in organising recreational activities. This three year grant will cover the salary of a coordinator and computer/office equipm

£77,181 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Acle Social Blind Club

Provides social activities for blind and partially sighted elderly people to help combat social isolation and depression. This three year grant will pay for running costs, accommodation, respite holidays and outings.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stowmarket & Area Opportunity Group

An opportunity/play centre for families with pre-school disabled children. This one year grant will pay for a purpose built building, outdoor play area, leasehold and solicitors' fees.

£128,513 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Quantum Care Ltd

This group ensures that Asian elderly people are properly cared for. The one year grant will employ a bi-lingual project worker.

£22,060 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Herts Aid

A support group for sufferers of AIDS and HIV providing a transport service to treatment centres in London, as well as activities. This three year grant is for the purchase of a van and the salary of a services co-ordinator.

£64,961 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Family Support - Clacton

This project provides a day respite care centre providing physiotherapy, chiropody, lunch and social activities for frail housebound people. The grant, over three years, will pay for two full time salaries and the purchase of equipment and furniture.

£115,867 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Half Moon Yard Day Centre For The Elderly

To give elderly clients a better quality of life and ease the burden on their carers. This three year grant is for refurbishing and equipping the interior of the day centre, purchasing a minibus, electric scooters and wheelchairs and employing one part ti

£249,024 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cruse Bereavement Care

The group offers counselling and support group services to those who have been bereaved. This one year grant is for building refurbishment, purchasing computer and other equipment, paying for running costs and training, and producing booklets and leaflets

£4,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cambridge And District Toy Library

The library brings relief and education to local disabled children by providing therapeutic, educational and stimulating toys and equipment. This two year grant is to replace a selection of toys and to provide a two year salary for a toy librarian.

£4,609 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Huntingdon, Peterborough and Cambridge MS Therapy Centre

The project will improve the availability of equipment to assist Multiple Sclerosis sufferers. This grant, over two years, will pay for producing and distributing publicity and advisory material, and the employment of therapists.

£22,250 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

To establish a dementia care resource centre in south east Suffolk. This three year grant will pay for renting the premises and the employment of a full-time coordinator.

£80,756 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 East Suffolk Advocacy Network

The network provides users, primarily in rural Suffolk, with help to set up and support local groups concerned with self-advocacy, peer and group advocacy. This three year grant will be used to employ an advocacy worker, purchase a new computer system, pr

£60,197 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Halstead Day Centre

A day centre to increase help and support for housebound people and their carers. The two year grant will allow the purchase of a building and the refurbishment, as well as salary costs.

£314,750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Southend Samaritans

Samaritans provide personal contact and support for those suffering from depression. This one year grant is for the purchase and renovation of property

£50,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Muscular Dystrophy Group of Great Britian and Northern Irela

The branch raises funds for research into muscular dystrophy, provides information and equipment and offers care and support at a local level. This three year grant is for purchasing play materials, paying for outings and transport costs and paying the sa

£6,084 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Waltham Abbey Citizens Advice Bureau

An outreach advice and information service for elderly and disabled people requiring welfare rights assistance. This grant, over three years, will be used to fund a part time salary training costs and general running expenses.

£26,740 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Maldon Essex M I N D

The project provides social activities for people suffering from mental health problems. The one year grant will be used to purchase a minibus and a van.

£42,912 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Chelmsford Special Needs Toy Library

The group provides a family play area and gives information and advice to families of children with special needs. This grant, over three years, will purchase a mobile office and contribute towards running costs.

£14,615 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Suffolk Coastal Disability Advice Service

This group wishes to improve and expand its service to support disabled people. The one year grant will contribute towards running costs, salaries and information booklets.

£17,038 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Drinksense - Cambridgeshire Alcohol Advisory Service

The group provides counselling provision for carers and relatives of problem drinkers, through group work and individual counselling and support. This two year grant will pay for new office equipment, the salary of a development officer, general running e

£85,839 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Herts People First

A self help development group run by and for people with severe learning difficulties to make local services more accessible. This grant, over three years is to purchase equipment, running costs and the salaries of seven people.

£178,099 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Great Yarmouth & Waveney Contact for Special Needs Help

The project will establish a support group for the families of children and young people with disabilities of all kinds. This three year grant will pay for office, computer and other equipment, salaries a of one full time and six part time staff, general

£154,113 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Health First

The organisation provides a child safety and home visit scheme, a helpline service and face to face counselling and advice. The grant, over three years, will pay for building and refurbishment, running costs and salaries.

£84,504 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parkinson's Disease Society of The United Kingdom

The group provides help, support and welfare advice to sufferers of Parkinson's Disease. The three year grant will fund the post of a part time welfare visitor.

£30,753 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Oakwood Senior Citizens Club

The group provides help and advice on benefits, safety issues and current affairs for the elderly and promotes their welfare through leisure activities. The grant, over one year, will pay for the construction of an extension to the club premises.

£42,570 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Independent Panel for Special Education Advice

To maintain and develop free representation services at tribunal appeals against LEA decisions, for children with special educational needs who are not believed to be receiving their statutory rights. The grant, over three years, will cover salary and tra

£141,829 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Norwich

To extend a visiting and befriending service to promote the welfare of older people in Norwich. The grant, over three years, will pay for two full time salaries and travel and running costs.

£61,241 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cambridge Gateway Club

The group provides leisure and recreational activities for people with learning disabilities. The three year grant will provide a contribution towards volunteer's expenses.

£10,710 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Essex Deaf Children's Society

The project will provide a paid playscheme leader enabling deaf children to mix with others by learning a deaf language. This grant, over three years, is to cover the building and equipment, one salary and general running costs.

£6,115 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Broadland Meridian

A garden centre project preparing disabled people for employment and further training. The three year grant will be used to purchase three large greenhouses, a large portable building and minibus in addition to the salary of one full time post and running

£140,557 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Arthritis Care - Thetford Branch

A local support group for people with Arthritis. This one year grant is for purchasing a fax machine, public address system and other new equipment and it will go towards running costs, maintanance contracts and insurance.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Albans Area Junior Phab Club

This project will provide trips for disabled children in the St Alban's area. The three year grant is for freelance workers, travel expenses and cost of holidays.

£3,774 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Watford Muslim Community Project

A project giving respite care to people with disabilities and increasing health awareness amongst Muslims in Watford. The grant, over three years, will be used for the purchase of a mini bus, two full time posts, training costs and running expenses.

£111,442 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Eating Disorders Project

This volunteer led project will assist people with eating disorders. The one year grant is for purchasing a new computer and paying running costs.

£3,170 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wisbech & District Talking Newspaper

A project providing increased access to news and information for the blind and partially sighted in the Wisbech area. This one year grant will provide high speed audio recording equipment and accessories.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Essex Training Trust

The trust provides training and promotes the employment of disabled people to employers in Essex. This three year grant will fund the salaries of four part time posts for disabled people in addition to running costs, travel expenses and training materials

£26,745 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Clacton And District Mencap

The project will build, equip and run a coffee bar/ lounge as a meeting place for adults with learning disabilities. This one year grant will pay for the extention of an existing hall to be used as a coffee bar.

£16,830 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Windmill Support Group ( For Special Needs Children )

This project provides recreational activities for children with special needs. The one year grant is for the purchase of a play-hut and play equipment.

£7,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Travelcare

This project serves over 50 sheltered housing schemes providing a community transport service for the elderly and disabled. The one year grant will pay for the purchase of a replacement minibus.

£20,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tabor Centre For Physically Handicapped Adults

The centre provides activities for physically handicapped people, allowing them to relearn skills and offering respite for their carers. This three year grant will be used to purchase an ambulance and pay for the salary of a part time carer.

£41,092 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Breakaway Plus

Provides recreational activities for young people with learning difficulties. This grant, over three years, is to pay for excursions.

£3,091 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Key Response

This project will provide information leaflets to the disabled population of Stevenage. The grant, over one year, will fund the production of information packs and contribute to running costs.

£4,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

The group runs a drop in centre for sufferers of dementia and their carers. This three year grant is to pay the salary of a co-ordinator as well as rent, volunteers' expenses and training costs.

£38,946 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cuffley Care At Home Service

Cuffley Youth and Community Centre improves the quality of life for carers and their dependants, providing day care and respite care. The one year grant will be used to build an extension to the centre.

£37,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Barking and Dagenham Housing Consortium

The organisation provides residential care homes to people with learning disabilities and mental health needs. The one year grant will pay for a fully equipped holiday caravan for residents.

£17,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Gauntlet Auto Project Limited

The project provides young disabled people with the opportunity to experience motorcycling on an equal footing with their able-bodied peers. This three year grant is for refurbishment, purchase of specially adapted vehicles and accessories, salary of part

£33,339 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Kings Lynn Branch Of National Federation Of Blind Of The U K

This group increases the access of the blind to computers, enabling them to produce campaigning material. The one year grant will buy a specialised computer.

£9,291 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hertfordshire S. O. S.

This group extends alcohol and drug self-help services in Hertfordshire through advertising and developing local community-based groups. The one year grant is to fund promotional campaigns and general running expenses.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Headway House Bedford

A relocation of this service for people with head injuries allowing for greater co-operation with statutory services and increased demand. This is a three year grant to pay for leasing of premises and internal maintenance.

£108,181 Community Fund