Lottery grants awarded to Bedford in 1999

46 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
30 Dec 1999 Bedford Borough Council

This development grant will fund strategic planning to assist the capital funding scheme.

£42,648 New Opportunities Fund
30 Dec 1999 Bedford Borough Council

This grant will promote the use of the PE and Sports facilities. Activities will particularly focus on engaging users from disadvantaged groups.

£166,200 New Opportunities Fund
10 Dec 1999 Bedford Music Club

This Charity Is An Annual Cycle Of Chamber Music Concerts. They Plan An Enlarged And Extended Brochure For Distribution To All Members And To Be Available To The Public Giving Detailed Supplementary And Historical Information About The Forthcoming Season

£500 Arts Council England
10 Dec 1999 Howard Reading Room

This charity maintains the village hall/reading room. They have recently refurbished the hall and now want to provide a safe play area for the local children. Installation of security fencing, gate, handrails for children's playarea. To purchase and insta

£4,000 Community Fund
10 Dec 1999 Turvey Reminiscence Group

As part of a Millennium Celebration this group wants to produce a lasting book of the way life was experienced during the 1920s-1950s by residents of the Turvey community. contribution towards preparation of text and photos for printing, publicity and exh

£2,250 Heritage Lottery Fund
25 Nov 1999 Mark Rutherford Playschool

This is a successful playgroup catering for children from the whole community and for children with learning difficulties. Their award will buy new equipment & improve facilities for the children providing a 'learn through play' environment'.

£912 Community Fund
25 Nov 1999 Little Staughton Village Hall Association

This village hall is the focal point for events and activities, and a meeting place for the residents, many of whom are very young or very elderly and suffer from cold during the winter months. The new heating system installed through this award will gre

£2,977 Community Fund
25 Nov 1999 Furniture Link (Bedford)

The project will expand a furniture distribution service which provides furniture and domestic applicances to people who are disadvantaged or on low income. The three year grant will contribute towards the salaries of three staff and running costs.

£97,502 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 dance etc.

'Dance Etc' Will Operate A Choreographic Project, Facilitating A Piece For Participants To Perform And Integrate 4 Schools In One Shared Performance.

£1,820 Arts Council England
20 Oct 1999 Rural Youth Project Co-ordinators

This innovative group works with young people to identify their needs and then strives to meet them. The programme- to provide a mobile youth support service to in rural areas, where recreational facilities are unavailable, will use this award to help wi

£5,000 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 Willingtots Pre-School

This award will provide training courses for staff, a storage shed, chairs, tables, an easel and travel expenses for excursions - all helping this rural group to continue its 29 year track record of good service.

£3,580 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 Marlins Special Needs Water Activities Club

Providing a sporting and social facility to boost personal confidence and self esteem for people with special needs, this charity will use their grant to purchase a computer system to help with administration. Through this computer they will also be able

£1,085 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 Wyboston and Chawston Village Hall

This rural charity will use their award to provide a well equipped play and picnic area on Village Hall land, so ensuring safe facilities for local children of all ages and their families.

£5,000 Community Fund
20 Oct 1999 Knotting and Souldrop Village Hall

Come along and 'see out the old and welcome in the new' on the village green, when this charity invites all local residents to the lighting of their Millennium Beacon - they will use their award towards this event.

£850 Millennium Commission
20 Oct 1999 St Joseph's After School Club

The applicant is a newly-established Association. The grant will be used to create 24 after school places for children aged 5-11. The facility will be situated in an area of poor housing in the Bedford area. The school served will be St Joseph's Lower Sch

£9,003 New Opportunities Fund
20 Oct 1999 Peter Pan Care Club

The grant will be used to create before, after and holiday schemes, each of 24 places, a total of 72 new places, for children aged 3-7 years. Schools served will be Peter Pan Nursery, Cauldwell Lower, Cherry Trees Nursery and others.

£8,500 New Opportunities Fund
29 Sep 1999 Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association Ltd

The project will develop a Foyer for young people in central Bedford. The one year grant will pay for refubishment work including the creation of a cyber cafe, entrance outfitting & decoration, and security equipment costs.

£79,847 Community Fund
1 Sep 1999 Bedfordshire

The award has provided training to ensure that teachers and school librarians are equipped with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to make sound decisions about when and how to use ICT effectively in teaching.

£1,214,236 New Opportunities Fund
18 Aug 1999 National Deaf Children's Society - Bedfordshire Region

Supporting families and children, this charity will use its award to provide aids and equipment essential for day to day needs, including loop systems, shakeawake alarm clocks, textphones. They will also arrange excursions to give the families the opportu

£2,500 Community Fund
18 Aug 1999 The Pertenhall Village Hall

Many improvements have been put in place by this Village Hall charity for the Millennium. To keep up this momentum they will use their award as a contribution to the cost of hardsurfacing the car park to ensure access and ease of use for those with mobil

£5,000 Community Fund
18 Aug 1999 Gujarati Mitra Mandal (Bedford)

This charitable group supports the Gujarati speaking inhabitants of the community in their educational, cultural and social activities. They will use their award to stage and publicise a 12 day cultural festival at Newnham Middle School and Corn Exchange

£4,650 Community Fund
18 Aug 1999 Odell History Society

This new group will involve villagers in the production of a written and photographic history of Odell Parish; local schools and residents will recieve a free copy. The book will record the history of the parish over the past millennium and the award will

£5,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
18 Aug 1999 Moggerhanger Parish Council

To mark the new Millennium the Village School children will be performing a historical pageant in July 2000 representing Moggerhanger through the ages. This pageant will form part of a wider ranging village celebration in which all community groups will

£3,500 Millennium Commission
29 Jul 1999 B E C H A R

A project to support the continuing operation of a day centre for disadvantaged people. This three year grant will contribute to five staff salaries and running costs.

£196,950 Community Fund
29 Jul 1999 Cardington Cople & Eastcotts Charities

A project to extend and improve two almshouses for local people who are unable to afford commercial rents. The one year grant will contribute towards building and refurbishment costs.

£25,000 Community Fund
28 Jul 1999 Club Prima Generazione Italiani

This group provides support and recreational activities for elderly Italian immigrants living in Bedford. The grant is a contribution towards the cost of a three-day excursion.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Duke Of Edinburgh's Award Bedfordshire Association

This charity promotes personal development for young people aged 14-25 enabling them to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme. The grant will be used for a a feasibility study aimed at researching the potential for new D of E groups in loca

£4,188 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Peace Memorial Hall

This charity manages the Willington Memorial Hall on behalf of the community and several groups. The grant will be used to replace chairs and tables for the hall and provide fencing and a gate to secure the children's play area.

£4,400 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Shortstown Playgroup

This charity provides learning and play activities for children below the statutory school age. The grant will be used to purchase chairs; TV and video unit; photocopier and language and literacy resources.

£1,234 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Shri Saisidh Baba Balaknath Mandir

This charity provides community activities including literacy training and language classes primarily for Asian women. The grant will be used to install a heating system and insulation thereby allowing more activities to be run in a suitable environment.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Jun 1999 Open House Playgroup

This charity provides playgroup activities for children below statutory school age. The grant will be used to purchase new toys and educational materials; provide staff training and cover some publicity costs.

£1,204 Community Fund
26 May 1999 Victim Support Bedfordshire

The project will expand the work of the organisation with victims of sexual violence by providing one to one support to a greater number of people. The three year grant will pay for the salary of a co-ordinator, training for the staff and volunteers and t

£107,271 Community Fund
29 Apr 1999 Harrold Pre-School Playgroup

This award will provide furniture and storage facilities to help enhance the pre-school premises and provide further facilities to help meet demand. More toys to further improve the service the group provides will also be purchased.

£2,793 Community Fund
29 Apr 1999 Goldington Toy Library

This Toy Library helps children to participate in play activity not normally available to them. The grant will provide nursery equipment, toys, and play materials.

£766 Community Fund
20 Apr 1999 Youth Action Bedfordshire 1

The project will increase the number of training and education activities for young people in Bedford. The three year grant is for travel and activity costs, two staff salaries, training and rent.

£105,644 Community Fund
29 Mar 1999 Priory Watersports Association Ltd

"Extension to clubhouse to incorporate training room & disabled changing room.New saiboards, canoes and sailing dinghies. New safety boat and concrete launching area"

£59,011 Sport England
4 Mar 1999 37th Bedford (St Andrews) Scout Group

This Scout group will use their grant to purchase Canadian canoes and paddles.

£1,443 Community Fund
4 Mar 1999 Clapham Playgroup (Bedford)

The grant will provide Playgroup furniture and equipment. The grant will provide Playgroup furniture and equipment.

£1,532 Community Fund
4 Mar 1999 Colmworth Village Hall

This Village Hall will use their grant to provide a contribution to the cost of new chairs & tables; a ventilation system; the construction of a flood protection wall; additional storage. This Village Hall will use their grant to provide a contribution to

£5,000 Community Fund
4 Mar 1999 Pavenham Village Hall & Playing Field Charity

This grant will enable the general refurbishment, to current Health and Safety standards, of the Village Hall's kitchen and serving area. This grant will enable the general refurbishment, to current Health and Safety standards, of the Village Hall's kitch

£5,000 Community Fund
3 Mar 1999 Short and Sweet Mother and Toddler Group

This mother and toddler group will purchase safety mats to go under their large play equipment. The one year grant will pay for the purchase of several large safety mats.

£943 Community Fund
2 Feb 1999 Age Concern Bedfordshire

This befriending project will bring together young volunteers and older people to share interests and life experiences and help to improve the quality of life for lonely elderly people. The two year grant will pay for the salary of the Co-ordinator, asso

£39,021 Community Fund
13 Jan 1999 Gujarati Mitra Mandal (Bedford)

Millennium international general Gujarati linguistic forum in Bedford held from 29th April until 1st May. This will include traditional Asian cultural activities such as dance and drama.

£30,000 Millennium Commission
13 Jan 1999 Kadam Asian Dance and Music

The creation of a CD-ROM which records the spectacular growth and achievements of South Asian dance in Britain over the last 25 years. The CD-ROM will contain historical milestones key personalities and diverse dance styles.

£29,750 Millennium Commission
7 Jan 1999 Bedfordshire Police Partnership Trust

This project is a new crime prevention initiative aimed at promoting the safety and security of elderly and vulnerable people. It includes damage repair following burglary and fitting security items to the homes of persons at risk. The three year grant wi

£168,667 Community Fund
7 Jan 1999 Bedford Community Rights Centre

This grant will enable the organisation to build on the success of their welfare benefits and advocacy work and additionally offer employment rights advice and take the services of BCRC to isolated urban and rural areas through outreach work. The three ye

£397,927 Community Fund