Lottery grants awarded to Luton in 2016

51 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
19 Dec 2016 Luton Carnival Arts Development Trust

Springboard

£150,000 Arts Council England
14 Dec 2016 The NOAH Enterprise

This project will run IT and English sessions, as well as employability training, for local people. This will improve the employability of local people to increase their chances of finding jobs.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
12 Dec 2016 Dallow Streetz

This project will provide a four week educational and recreational summer programme for young disadvantaged people between the ages of 11 to 19 years. This will improve bring the community together by providing positive diversionary activities for young people.

£9,697 Big Lottery Fund
28 Nov 2016 Women Talk Ltd

This project will use the funding to deliver a conference to a wide range of women in their area, including from a range of BME groups, discussing positive change, self-development, coaching on specific issues and providing support in transitions. This will offer a range of support to beneficiaries with issues including anxiety, financial concerns, fears and discrimination.

£9,310 Big Lottery Fund
25 Nov 2016 Reaching Limited

This organisation will use the funding to employ a part time volunteer coordinator to introduce a structured work experience programme for a range of roles in the Dallow ward. This will provide valuable volunteering work experience which will improve employability and remove barriers to employment.

£9,219 Big Lottery Fund
11 Nov 2016 Apex Aid Luton

This project will offer literacy and numeracy skill sessions for local adults. This will improve their employment prospects and mental wellbeing.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
7 Nov 2016 Crawley Green Infant School

This project will use funding to create an outdoor seating and garden area for pupils and the wider community . This will provide a sensory environment for pupils and encourage families to socialise.

£9,935 Big Lottery Fund
1 Nov 2016 Shri Guru Ravidass Sangat Luton Bedfordshire

This project will use funding to refurbish the toilets and baby changing area of their community centre. This will improve the facilities, access and activities for older people, disabled people and families to help reduce isolation.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
11 Oct 2016 Warden Hill Infant School

This project will use funding to install play equipment and safety surfacing to create a stimulating play area in the school grounds. This will help to improve the skills and lifestyles of pupils.

£9,910 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2016 Simon Philbert

EvolLuton

£8,995 Arts Council England
8 Sep 2016 St Mary's Parish Church Luton

St. Mary's Luton Heritage Programme. Connecting schoolchildren in our diverse town with their shared history

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
7 Sep 2016 St Martin De Porres Catholic Primary School

This project is by a primary school in Luton. The organisation will use the funding to install a pirate ship climber in the school grounds. This will provide stimulating equipment to encourage physical play.

£9,795 Big Lottery Fund
22 Aug 2016 FUN

The organisation will use the funding to purchase a new minibus to transport disabled children, young people and their families on regular trips and outings. This will provide a valuable transport service to disabled people so they have the opportunity to access activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Aug 2016 MF Youth Consultants

The organisation will use the funding to deliver workshops for young people based around intolerance and abuse. This will promote respect, understanding and compassion between young people from different cultures and backgrounds.

£8,900 Big Lottery Fund
14 Aug 2016 Bobi Welfare Association

The group will use the funding to deliver a health awareness campaign that will focus upon the needs of people from the black minority ethnic (BME) community. This will increase knowledge of HIV and prostate cancer.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jul 2016 Chasney Maturine

Carnival

£7,210 Arts Council England
25 Jul 2016 Luton Borough Council

Community Sports Project

£132,438 Sport England
14 Jul 2016 Luton Borough Council supporting Luton in Harmony

The project aims to tackle worklessness to raise the aspirations of people and communities. It will support participants to overcome barriers, increase confidence and move into or nearer to paid employment.

£1,079,978 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2016 Luton Community Housing Limited

This project will support people who are homeless and living in temporary hostel accommodation. The group will provide cognitive behavioural therapy to help people address mental health issues, and increase awareness amongst hostel staff to better support residents. The project aims to reduce substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and victimisation, and help people engage with training, education or employment. Residents will be involved in decision-making, promoting the service and organising events.

£277,448 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2016 Kadam Asian Dance and Music Ltd

The Rose and the Bulbul

£10,500 Arts Council England
29 Jun 2016 Luton Community Housing Limited

This project will support people who are homeless and living in temporary hostel accommodation. The group will provide cognitive behavioural therapy to help people address mental health issues, and increase awareness amongst hostel staff to better support residents. The project aims to reduce substance misuse, anti-social behaviour and victimisation, and help people engage with training, education or employment. Residents will be involved in decision-making, promoting the service and organising events.

£278,069 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jun 2016 Runaway Media Limited

This organisation will use the funding on workshops to explore how personal, cultural and religious differences can contribute to conflict and what young people can do to create more cohesive communities. The project will engage a small group of young people to share their experiences and teach beneficiaries how to deliver effective storytelling with the use of television and radio studios to record, edit and distribute their products aiming to generate wide ranging debate.

£9,350 Big Lottery Fund
16 Jun 2016 Caraline: Eating Disorders Counselling and Support Service

This charity will use the funding to offer a weight management programme for obese patients, to include psychological intervention alongside supported physical activity. This will enable local people who are obese to develop new healthier cognitive and behavioural strategies to weight loss and behavioural change to improve their physical health and wellbeing.

£8,320 Big Lottery Fund
15 Jun 2016 Jean Abreu Dance Ltd

Solo for Two

£15,000 Arts Council England
2 Jun 2016 Luton Borough Council

Swim Pilot Phase 3

£20,000 Sport England
2 Jun 2016 Luton Borough Council

Swim Pilot Phase 3

£20,000 Sport England
23 May 2016 Crescent Summer School Project

Boys Active Project

£8,620 Sport England
18 May 2016 Luton Borough Council

Community Access to Schools in Luton

£40,000 Sport England
5 May 2016 The Meads Primary School

This school will use the funding to create an outdoor play space by installing fixed play equipment on an unused piece of land in the school grounds. This will provide a safe environment to improve language skills and social and emotional development, as well as enabling pupils with additional needs such as ADHD and autism to release extra energy, communicate with other pupils and interact socially.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Apr 2016 Luton Borough Council

Luton Investment Programme

£60,300 Arts Council England
29 Apr 2016 Level Trust

This charity will use the funding to enlist the services of a research specialist to conduct an in-depth and independent evaluation of its existing work. This will enable the group to assess its ways of working to see how it has made a positive impact on children living in poverty, with the view of improving and enhancing its services so it supports more children in need.

£9,840 Big Lottery Fund
27 Apr 2016 Luton Choral Society

Opera Event July 2016

£3,680 Arts Council England
25 Apr 2016 Active Luton

CSP Funding 2014-17

£57,999 Sport England
21 Apr 2016 Luton Cultural Services Trust

Luton Investment Programme

£375,000 Arts Council England
18 Apr 2016 Dallow Learning Community Centre User Committee

This organisation will use the funding to deliver a health and wellbeing programme for over 50s and vulnerable women including activities such as board games, light exercise sessions and healthy eating cooking classes.

£9,345 Big Lottery Fund
15 Apr 2016 University of Bedfordshire

Luton Investment Programme

£374,993 Arts Council England
15 Apr 2016 Blenheim Crescent Baptist Church

This organisation will use the funding to work with local groups and residents to train and recruit volunteers. This will provide local residents with new skills and volunteer experience to support their employment prospects and also enhance the services of local community organisations.

£9,740 Big Lottery Fund
13 Apr 2016 Grasmere Nursery School

This nursery school will use the funding to install new rubber surfacing in the play area. This will provide a safe play area for pupils to play, socialise and to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.

£9,950 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2016 Citizens Advice Luton

The aim of this project is to target people in financial hardship as a result of sanctions, benefits issues and unmanaged debt. The lack of money is compounded by gambling addition, loss of employment, domestic abuse and mental health issues. Low levels of literacy, relating to financial, numeracy and ICT are also contributing factors.

£499,988 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 Luton Association of Mas

Project XXX

£12,075 Arts Council England
10 Mar 2016 Kadam Dance & Music

My Soul is Alight - kathak and odissi double bill

£14,705 Arts Council England
9 Mar 2016 The Centre for All Families Positive Health (CAFPH)

This charity will use the funding to establish a choir for people living with HIV. This will provide a fun social activity to relieve stress, reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Feb 2016 Lewsey United Social Club

This organisation will use the funding to run wellbeing activities, including arts and crafts workshops and physical exercise and mental stimulation sessions for local older people. This will encourage older people to access social activities to reduce loneliness and isolation.

£8,760 Big Lottery Fund
20 Feb 2016 Friends of the Bright Eyes Project

This charity will use the funding to run an activity club for children and people with disabilities and special needs. This will reduce the isolation of participants, increase their confidence and self esteem and provide respite for their parents and carers.

£8,476 Big Lottery Fund
12 Feb 2016 Active Luton

CSP Funding 2014-17

£504,989 Sport England
11 Feb 2016 Luton Town Sports Club

Cricket Square Levelling project

£1,800 Sport England
31 Jan 2016 Bristol Road Community Group

This organisation will use the funding to provide a range of health and social activities including health checks, advocacy support and social events for older people in the area. This will enable the group to address local health inequalities by providing specialist support for older people, improving their physical, mental and emotional health as well as reducing isolation and encouraging healthy and active lifestyles.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jan 2016 UK Centre for Carnival Arts

Luton Carnival 40 - "The Sky s The Limit"

£98,000 Arts Council England
20 Jan 2016 The Shared Learning Trust

This charity will use the funding to deliver a 12 week after school pilot project for vulnerable students from year groups 8 to 11. This will provide intervention activities, workshops, peer to peer learning and support for students from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them make informed choices around substance and alcohol misuse, sexualized behaviour and teenage pregnancy.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jan 2016 Luton Irish Forum

Luton 2016

£59,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Jan 2016 Luton Borough Council

The funding will be used to develop a social impact bond providing sustainable, long-term services for working people and families to reduce homelessness by limiting the impact of worsening debt. It will be commissioned by Luton Borough Council, Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Justice and London Luton Airport Ltd. The grant will fund analytics, procurement processes, designing and testing service specification, outcome measures and evidencing costs and other governance and technical support.

£80,000 Big Lottery Fund