Lottery grants awarded to Luton in 2015

37 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
24 Nov 2015 Mind BLMK

Luton Hoo Memorial Park garden restoration

£9,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
12 Oct 2015 Jean Abreu Dance

A Thread UK Premiere, Residencies & Business Dev

£49,500 Arts Council England
28 Sep 2015 Dallow Streetz

The organisation will use the funding to extend the youth services that they provide to allow the inclusion of more beneficiaries in this deprived community. The extended provision of the Dallow Streetz Football project will address the ward?s health inequalities by providing additional exercise opportunities, whilst improving community cohesion within this multi-cultural ward.

£9,247 Big Lottery Fund
23 Sep 2015 One Stop Advice & Training Centre

Our Past - Our Present

£35,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
17 Sep 2015 Alcohol Services For The Community

The organisation will plan and deliver a conference that will bring together the general public and professionals from health, criminal justice, education and social sectors to discuss alcohol issues and interventions. This will enable the group to share learning with other organisations and provide opportunities for networking, discussion and developing new relationships to devise effective methods of working with people who have alcohol addictions.

£6,510 Big Lottery Fund
10 Sep 2015 UNIKA

The organisation will use the funding to purchase music and sound technology equipment and start delivering workshops to young adults from disadvantaged communities who are struggling to find employment. This will enable the group to engage with young adults who may lack the skills, experience and confidence to seek out training or employment in order to improve their confidence, teach them about using technical equipment and producing music to give them experience of working with others positively.

£9,600 Big Lottery Fund
9 Sep 2015 Kadam Dance & Music

Odissi on the Move

£12,900 Arts Council England
9 Sep 2015 Asian Welfare Association of Luton

The organisation will use the funding to offer advice and support about mental health, diet, nutrition and healthy eating for older Asian women. This will improve the mental and physical health of participants.

£3,897 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2015 Bengali Womens' Project

The organisation will use the funding to deliver fitness and recreational activities for local girls, which will include swimming, archery, self defence and gym sessions. This will increase physical activity amongst local girls to reduce obesity and improve health and wellbeing.

£9,940 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jul 2015 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Museum Trust

The Yellow Devils - The 1st/5th Bedfordshire Regiment in Gallipoli

£9,400 Heritage Lottery Fund
22 Jul 2015 Luton Mela Group

Luton Mela 2015 - Celebrating 15 years

£5,000 Arts Council England
9 Jul 2015 Rhythm Junkeys

This is a project to to deliver positive activities to young people from deprived communities. This will enable the group to provide children and young people with creative, diversionary and physical activities to young people at risk of antisocial behaviour and deprivation to encourage community engagement and better opportunities.

£7,800 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jul 2015 Youthscape

Bute Mills Exhibition Centre

£10,000 Arts Council England
25 Jun 2015 Youthscape

Bute Mills Young People's Heritage Project

£34,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
2 Jun 2015 Luton Indoor Bowls Club

Luton Indoor Bowls Club - Matting & other improvements

£74,561 Sport England
21 May 2015 Luton Town & Indians Cricket Club

New Roller Project

£10,000 Sport England
15 May 2015 Shri Guru Ravidass Sangat Luton Bedfordshire

The organisation will use the funding to deliver basic IT skills workshops to older people, people who are unemployed or people who have been made redundant later in life. This will enable the group to raise awareness of the benefits of using IT for job searches or networking, as well as develop employability, communication and IT skills to improve integration and community involvement.

£9,630 Big Lottery Fund
13 May 2015 Luton Women's Aid

The organisation will use the funding to train staff to deliver a support programme for women who have experienced domestic abuse. This will enable staff to learn and pass on skills for providing in-house psychological support to vulnerable women to help them come to terms with their experiences, improve self-esteem and take control of their own lives free from abuse.

£9,305 Big Lottery Fund
12 May 2015 Crescent Summer School Project

The organisation will use the funding to work with children and young people to plan and deliver an activity club for young people from predominantly BME backgrounds during the school holidays. This will enable children and young people to plan their own diversionary, creative and educational activities and workshops in order to support their development, wellbeing and opportunities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Apr 2015 Foxdell Infant School

The organisation will use the funding to extend its current play area by installing new outdoor equipment. This will enable the group to provide pupils, extracurricular clubs and local residents with access to safe outdoor play equipment to improve motor skills, learning, and coordination throughout the year.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Apr 2015 African Diaspora Youth Alliance

The organisation will use the funding to purchase equipment and deliver a project providing young people from BME communities with experience of producing music, working with others and working in DJ and sound technology professions. This will encourage beneficiaries to develop employability skills, improving their chances of entering training or employment in a field of their interest as well as engaging in positive activities to prevent boredom, antisocial behaviour and deprivation.

£9,600 Big Lottery Fund
18 Mar 2015 Luton Association of Mas

Stepping Up

£13,430 Arts Council England
17 Mar 2015 Dominic Allan


£49,800 Arts Council England
16 Mar 2015 Dilkhush Wellbeing Club

To deliver English language classes and support to older people from local BME communities, particularly Asian communities. This will enable older service users to become more independent and communicate with local services more effectively.

£2,300 Big Lottery Fund
11 Mar 2015 Bedfordhsire Deaf Children's Society

The funding will be used to deliver a holiday activity scheme for children who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families.

£6,229 Big Lottery Fund
4 Mar 2015 Revellers Steelband

Revellers Steelband Development Project

£13,940 Arts Council England
19 Feb 2015 Lewsey Farm Learning Centre

This charity will use the funding to deliver English lessons focusing on vocabulary relating to sexual and reproductive health, UK law relating to women?s health and issues and language needed to communicate with health professionals. This will give women from BME communities the skills and confidence to seek medical, legal or wellbeing advice successfully in order to be more independent and reduce the risk of experiencing poor health or dangerous situations.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
16 Feb 2015 UK Centre for Carnival Arts

Spectacle of Carnival (II)

£171,834 Arts Council England
11 Feb 2015 Kerry Campbell

The Midas Touch - ANTIdote

£14,750 Arts Council England
6 Feb 2015 Kadam Dance & Music

Between the Notes- celebrating voice and movement

£10,775 Arts Council England
5 Feb 2015 Active Luton

CSP Funding 2014-17

£1,083,095 Sport England
27 Jan 2015 Grassroots Programme

This is a project by a registered charity in Luton. The organisation will use the funding to deliver a community performance with a band made up of members from Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths, with additional workshops and social gatherings during Eid, Hannukah and Holocaust Memorial Day. This will encourage greater cohesion between people from different faiths and the wider community by improving understanding and celebrating different faiths and cultures.

£8,915 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jan 2015 Departure Lounge

Departure Lounge Contemporary Art

£14,995 Arts Council England
12 Jan 2015 Apex Aid Luton

This voluntary organisation in Luton will use the funding to deliver a project aimed at helping people from South Asian communities to adopt healthier diets and lifestyles with low impact exercise and nutrition advice. This will enable the group to target a section of the community at a high risk of cardiovascular problems and ill-health and give them advice and support in losing weight, becoming more active and eating healthier in order to improve health and wellbeing.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jan 2015 St Kitts Nevis & Friends

This voluntary organisation will use the funding to deliver activities focusing on improving the health and wellbeing of older people from African Caribbean communities. This will enable a hard to reach group of beneficiaries to receive advice and support about local health services, as well as workshops providing gentle exercise, arts and crafts activities and befriending support to reduce isolation as well as improve health, wellbeing and quality of life.

£9,550 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2015 How It Ended Productions

The Wild Research and Development Project

£8,990 Arts Council England
5 Jan 2015 Dallow Development Trust Limited

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Luton. The organisation will use the funding t replace old, broken and unsafe furniture and flooring, replace a security fence and install CCTV facilities at the community centre. This will enable the group to replace facilities that are unsuitable for use and improve security at the site, providing a comfortable and safe community facility for local community groups and residents to access.

£9,869 Big Lottery Fund