Lottery grants awarded to Colchester in 2017

22 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
21 Sep 2017 Priscila Buschinelli

A Revolutionary Reminder

£12,110 Arts Council England
30 Aug 2017 Mary Mazzilli

Priority Seating

£10,500 Arts Council England
29 Aug 2017 Multiple Sclerosis - UK Limited

This funding will support people affected by Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and other neurological conditions to remain physically mobile and improve their health and wellbeing. The project will work from Joseph?s Court, a wellness centre based in Colchester, where people with MS and their carers can come together, build a vital peer network and access tailored support. This includes specialist fitness equipment designed to improve strength and mobility to alleviate the symptoms of MS and improve quality of life.

£499,300 Big Lottery Fund
9 Aug 2017 Catherine Turner

The Earthalujah Tour

£20,304 Arts Council England
18 Jul 2017 North Primary School and Nursery, Colchester

Home Coming

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
18 Jul 2017 Evewright Arts Foundation

Identities & Stories - Caribbean Takeaway Takeover

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2017 Enable East part of Essex partnership University NHS Foundat

Enable East part of Essex partnership University NHS Foundat

£799,274 Big Lottery Fund
26 Jun 2017 Wellies-On Community Interest Company

The funding will be used to upgrade IT facilities to meet increased demand from service users. The project aims to support people who are homeless, vulnerable children and young adults.

£9,399 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jun 2017 Rich Chilver


£15,000 Arts Council England
6 Jun 2017 H2DANCE

Research and development activities for the UK and Nordic Choreographies Festival 2018 (working title)

£9,046 Arts Council England
1 Jun 2017 Community360

This project provides flexible, reciprocal volunteering exchanges between neighbours and other local organisations. Its aim is to target the social isolation faced by older people by providing community-based support, and improving life skills for disadvantaged individuals. Older people will be supported to live independently by volunteer-led home help services such as gardening and cleaning, IT skills to shop online, and transport to regular social activities.

£355,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2017 'Signals' Essex Media Centre Ltd.

The group will provide an after-school code club for children and young people from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and those on the autism spectrum. This will enable them to learn new skills, receive peer support and gain a bronze level arts award which will develop confidence and improve chances in life.

£6,130 Big Lottery Fund
17 May 2017 Gosbecks Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to install a playground park and climbing wall with safety surfacing. The project aims to improve the school?s facilities as well as provide the opportunity for children to be more active.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 May 2017 Dogs for Development CIC

The group will use the funding to expand its service to reach more children and young people with autism. With creative therapy using dogs, the project enhances interaction within the autistic community by tackling social isolation, low self-esteem and depression. People work individually with the dogs, as well as in groups with their peers.

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 May 2017 Colchester Canoe Club

Introduce touring canoeing as a new activity in the club

£6,450 Sport England
4 Apr 2017 Daniel Merrill

Tyburnia Tour 2017

£15,000 Arts Council England
28 Mar 2017 Royal Association for Deaf People (RAD)

Deaf Detectives

£85,100 Heritage Lottery Fund
9 Mar 2017 Colchester Civic Society

Colchester Southway Concrete Public Art Murals

£52,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
3 Feb 2017 Stanway Fiveways Primary School

This project will install an accessible kitchen and a disabled toilet in the disused caretakers bungalow for use during out of school activities including healthy cooking sessions. This will provide the opportunity for all families to learn about eating healthily which will improve their health and wellbeing.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Feb 2017 H2DANCE

?20 Strangers performance project and company development

£36,000 Arts Council England
25 Jan 2017 Emma Wallis

Mammalian Diving Reflex All The Sex I Ever Had

£15,000 Arts Council England
25 Jan 2017 Untold

The Scar Test

£15,000 Arts Council England