Lottery grants awarded to North West in 1996

753 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
17 Dec 1996 Burnley Citizens Advice Bureau

Project will provide a free information, advice and outreach service on welfare issues for disabled and sick people. The grant, over three years, is for computer equipment, the salaries of two staff, promotional materials, training and running costs.

£81,311 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Middleton Disablement Adviceline

The group will expand the existing wheelchair loan scheme, visiting service and advice line for disabled people. The grant, over three years, is to purchase wheelchairs and computer equipment, cover volunteers expenses and contribute towards training and

£34,532 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Heywood Blind Welfare Society

This project will provide a new community and social drop-in centre for people who are visually impaired. The grant, over three years, is for a new building, office equipment and running costs.

£33,108 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Woodfield Residents Association

This group provides social and recreational activities for elderly and disabled people. The grant, over three years, is for the hire of a coach and the church hall.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wirral Society of the Blind and Partially Sighted

The project will promote awareness of a resource centre, advice and information, displays of equipment, advocacy, and social events. This three year grant will be used to employ a development officer and administrator and cover training, information mater

£43,270 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Warrington Women's Aid

Project provides support and accommodation for women and children who have been victims of physical or mental abuse. The grant, over one year, is to purchase and refurbish a building, equipment and other capital costs.

£181,333 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parkinson's Disease Society of The United Kingdom

Provides support relating to health, personal, social and financial issues for sufferers from Parkinsons DIsease. The grant, over three years, is to employ a part time welfare visitor and to pay for office equipment and running costs.

£6,959 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Eden Community Alarms

The provision of emergency alarms and volunteer back up services to vulnerable people living in isolated rural communities. This three year grant will be used to employ a part time co-ordinator and field worker.

£52,168 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alcohol and Drug Services

To provide a free confidential support and advice service to people involved in alcohol and substance misuse. The grant, over three years, is for salaries of five full time and two part time salaries, computer equipment, training and running costs.

£468,336 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trafford Crossroads

Provide an overnight respite service for people caring for the disabled. The grant, over three years, is for staff salaries, office equipment and running costs.

£187,251 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Friends Of The Willows Ltd

A multi-sensory facility which provides theraputic stimulation for those with learning, emotional, physical and social difficulties. The grant, over three years, is for staff salaries.

£78,342 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Northern Friends Of Arms (Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre)

Project will part fund a new building and equipment for this group which provides practical support, advice and facilities for people with multiple sclerosis. The grant, over one year, is for a new building and the purchase of specialist equipment.

£200,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 East Cheshire Advocacy

The group will provide trained advocates for people with learning disabilities. The grant, over three years, is to employ a full time project co-ordinator, purchase some computer equipment and contribute towards training and running costs.

£63,810 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 British Deaf Association - North West Area Council

The group organises workshops to raise awareness of diabetes among deaf people. The grant, over one year, is for office equipment, promotional materials and running costs.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Galloways Society For The Blind

This project will create six flats for visually impaired people so that they can live independent lives. The grant, over one year, will be used to refurbish two bungalows and purchase independent living aids.

£130,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Your Rights Your Voice

Provides advocacy, counselling and services for the elderly and people with learning difficulties. The grant, over three years, is for computer equipment, running costs, training, two full time salaries and two part time salaries.

£212,678 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Eden

This project will provide a shopmobility scheme throughout Eden, giving disabled people, their carers and families access to tourist attractions and shops. It will incorporate a new accessible building to house the scheme. The three year grant will pay fo

£419,257 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Relate Greater Manchester South

Relate will be able to increase its confidential counselling service from a refurbished office as aresult of this grant. The grant, over one year, is for building refurbishments, training and salary costs.

£41,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sefton Carers Saturday Club

Provide a minibus for wheelchair users and carers for transport to clubs and recreational activities. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase a new minibus.

£41,034 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Furness Carers Association

Provides support to carers who help the elderly, disabled and terminally ill. The grant, over one year, will be used to cover the salary of a full time director, purchase computer equipment and contribute towards general running costs.

£39,085 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wigan And Leigh Pensioners Link

Provides an information and suppport service for pensioners' groups and carers. The grant, over three years, is for salaries, computer equipment, refurbishment to premises and running costs.

£170,354 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trafford Chest Heart & Stroke Support Group

Provide transport for people who have suffered from heart or stroke illnesses enabling them to attend day care facilities. The grant, over one year, is for the purchase of a minibus and running costs.

£30,976 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mersey Neurological Trust

The group will help people maintain current employment or find new employment following diagnosis of a neurological condition. The grant, over three years, is to employ a full time project coordinator and contribute towards training and running costs.

£128,729 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Salford Talking Newspaper For The Blind

The group produces a weekly talking newspaper containing local news, views and information significant to blind, partially sighted and reading disabled people. The grant, over one year, will pay for the refurbishment of a sound studio, the purchase of sou

£32,800 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Knutsford SHEALD

A group which will develop supported independent living plans for adults with learning difficulties who are currently cared for by parents. The grant over two years, will provide running costs for the accommodation units and one part time salary.

£59,194 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Warrington Integrate

This project will provide a respite and retreat facility for people with learning difficulties, other disabled people and carers. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase a building and narrowboat, and to pay for running costs.

£10,100 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Frank Cohen Support Group

To extend the facilites offered by an alcohol support group. This one year grant will be used to purchase computer equipment and furniture

£11,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Central Redevelopment Area Community Association

Provide a telephone helpline, advice, information and outreach support for disabled people. The grant, over three years, is for four salaries and running costs.

£185,831 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parkinson's Disease Society of The United Kingdom

To continue the investigation of alternative therapies in the palliative treatment of sufferers from Parkinson's disease. The grant, over one year, is for the salary of a welfare visitor and running costs.

£16,750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Phab Area Committee (Cheshire, Halton & Warrington)

Provides training and opportunities for young disabled people. The grant, over three years, is for the salaries of three staff, training and running costs.

£66,823 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Drugline Lancashire Limited

The project will allow the continuation of a phone helpline, counselling, group work, advice, advocacy, and education service for those involved in drug misuse. The grant, over three years, will be used to cover the salaries of three full-time members of

£199,690 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Cumbria Society For The Blind

This project will improve the services offered by a resource centre providing advice and information for people with visual impairments and their families. The grant, over three years, is to employ a full time project co-ordinator, a part time project adm

£204,481 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Greater Manchester Spastics Society Ltd

Provides a respite and holiday service for disabled people and their carers. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase caravans, and to pay for holiday and running costs.

£37,992 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Preston Community Transport Limited

To provide a transport and shopmobility service for the elderly and the disabled located in rural areas. This grant over three years, will provide a contribution towards running and promotional costs and three full time staff salaries.

£218,376 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Carers Partnership Bury Metro

An advice, training, information and support service for carers. The three year grant will cover the salary of a co-ordinator and a part-time administrator.

£71,759 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Merseyside Chinese Community Development Association

Project will provide a luncheon club and advice and information on health care and prevention for elderly Chinese people. The one year grant is to purchase a minibus and pay the running costs of the luncheon club.

£27,706 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mayfield Fellowship

The group offers residential and respite care for adults with disabilities and will be able to transport users to training centres and other appropriate venues. The one year grant is for the purchase of a minibus.

£27,209 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Merseyside Sexual Assault Centre Development Project

This project will examine the needs of Black women experiencing domestic and sexual violence, with a view to launching a Helpline. The grant, over two years, is for staff salaries, building refurbishments, office equipment and running costs.

£127,292 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Carlisle & District

The group develops the advocacy skill of carers by providing advice and information. The grant, over three years, will pay for two salaries, computer equipment and running costs.

£68,219 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Burnley & Pendle Society Of Asians Disabled

Project will provide an advocacy service for Asian disabled people, making advice, information and services available in the relevant languages. The three year grant is to pay one full-time and two part-time salaries and cover general running costs.

£108,132 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 British Polio Fellowship North West

The group supports polio sufferers, organising recreational activities and providing welfare advice. This grant, over three years, will be used to cover volunteer expenses, training and travel costs.

£13,652 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Merseyside Sugar Workers Trust Limited

To set up a service to assist disabled people to obtain their welfare benefits. This three year grant, will be used for two staff salaries,computer equipment and as a contribution towards running costs.

£134,568 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sefton & West Lancashire Deaf Childrens Society

Provides social, educational and respite services for children with hearing impairments and their families. The grant, over three years, is for communication aids and running costs.

£13,747 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wigan Metro Talking News

An audio tape weekly information service keeping blind and visually impaired people up to date with local news and travel, and crime prevention advice. The grant will be used to purchase high speed audio duplicating equipment.

£8,528 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

An information and advice service for carers of sufferers of Alzheimers Disease in rural areas. The grant, over three years, is to employ a part time assistant branch administrator, a part time carer support worker, and to cover running costs.

£25,750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sefton Carers Centre

Project will provide a support and information service specifically identifying hidden carers. The grant, over three years, is to employ a full time promotion officer, a part time support worker, to purchase office equipment and to cover running costs.

£95,615 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Young Arthritis Care - Carlisle

A self-help group for younger arthritis sufferers that provides mutual support and information. The grant, over three years, is a contribution to general running costs.

£3,090 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Springelm Activity Club

Will provide a summer activities project for children with learning disabilities and complex physical needs. The grant, over one year, is for staff salaries and a contribution to running costs.

£16,373 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 South Manchester & Stockport Headway Group

This project will provide a support facility for people with head injuries and their carers. The grant, over one year, is for office equipment, and to cover running costs.

£3,295 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Southport Stroke Club

Provides leisure activities for people who have suffered from a stroke. The grant, over two years, will pay for the transport costs for group outings.

£6,021 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Lyndale Knowsley Cancer Support Centre Limited

Project will provide a support centre for people with cancer, their families and friends. The grant, over three years, will be used to refurbish a building, purchase office equipment, employ a part time cleaner and contribute towards running costs.

£36,297 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wigan Link

This group provides support to people with learning disabilities who live at home. The grant, over three years, is to employ a development worker and to cover running costs.

£81,658 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Rossendale Multiple Sclerosis Branch

Project will provide transport for people suffering from multiple sclerosis. The grant, over one year, is for the purchase of a minibus.

£33,466 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Merseyside Society For Deaf People

To provide training for deaf people, by establishing community development initiatives. The grant, over three years, will be used to refurbish the building and provide one full time salary.

£158,187 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stockport M I N D

To provide a one-stop centre for mental health patients, facilitating the development of advocacy services and extending the current volunteer befriending service. The grant, over three years, will be used for building refurbishments and as a contribution

£190,469 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Warrington Stroke Club

The group will provide respite and therapeutic care for stroke victims and their carers. The grant, over three years, is for a caravan and running costs.

£28,833 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Liverpool & District Victims Of Asbestos Support Group

This project will assist the group to provide counselling, information and advice to sufferers of asbestos related illness. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ a training and development offcier and to cover running costs, provide informat

£127,299 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North of England Bone Marrow and Thalasssaemia Association

The group organises visits to conferences, support and information for thalassaemia sufferers and their families. The grant, over three years, is for fees for freelance workers, respite holidays, and running costs.

£37,456 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 H A N F A

This project will provide trained volunteers for disabled playschemes. The grant, over two years, is to cover volunteer expenses, training, develop promotional material and contribute towards running costs.

£38,660 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stockport South West Community Action

Provides support for volunteer activity within new and existing community groups and helps identify local health and social welfare needs. The three year grant is to employ a volunteer support worker and to pay training and running costs.

£59,057 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Orrell Park Advice Centre

This project will improve a welfare rights service for disabled people. The grant, over three years, is for two staff salaries and general running costs.

£110,581 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Montgomery Care Project For The Elderly

To recruit, train and support volunteers, to run a day centre for the elderly This three year grant will be used for one full time staff salary and to provide a contribution towards running costs.

£54,913 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Marys Care Centre

To refurbish a day centre which provides a wide range of services for disabled old people. This one year grant will be used to refurbish the building and purchase a vehicle.

£162,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sefton Cancer Support Group

Project will provide holistic care and alternative treatments for people suffering from cancer. The grant, over three years, will be used for refurbishment, office equipment, running costs, and fees for therapists.

£24,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Disability Stockport

The group will provide volunteer assistance to enable disabled people to take part in activities they might otherwise not have the confidence to try. The grant, over three years, is to employ three members of staff and contribute towards running costs.

£77,120 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Urmston & District Handicapped Person Club

To purchase and convert a vehicle to give more disabled people access to local facilities. This one year grant will be used to buy a vehicle with disabled access.

£24,400 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Catherines Hospice Lancashire Ltd

A hospice catering for the needs of terminally ill patients and their carers, providing facilities for complementary therapies and rehabilitation services. The grant, over two years, is a contribution towards the costs of a new building and extension for

£360,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 People First (Liverpool)

The group, which supports people with learning difficulties, will be able to expand their services. This three year grant will be used to employ training officers, purchase computer equipment and cover training and running costs.

£140,432 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Eldonian Community Trust

To provide two training courses and community based domiciliary services to carers and dependents. The grant, over three years, will be used to employ two members of staff, and to cover training and general running costs.

£169,437 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Northwich Arthritis Care

Provide transport, respite holidays and recreational activities for people with arthritis. The grant, over three years, is for transport, travel and running costs.

£3,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Manchester Minibus Agency

Project will provide accessible transport services to disabled people and to voluntary organisations. The grant over one year, will be used to purchase four minibuses with disabled access.

£152,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Oldham Disability Alliance

To identify hidden carers and provide emotional and practical support through a network of trained self-help groups and a comprehensive information service. The grant, over three years, is to employ two full time carers information workers, and to pay for

£154,062 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trafford Talking News For The Blind

Provides talking news tapes for visually impaired people. The grant, over one year, is to purchase audio equipment and pay for running costs.

£8,480 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St Marks Community Initiative ( S M C A )

Centre providing varied services to the local community, such as low price furniture and clothes, a parent toddler group, support groups for mentally ill people and benefits advice. This one year grant will be used to build an outside garden/play area and

£99,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Association of Blind Piano Tuners

To train blind piano tuners to practise their repair skills. The one year grant is for the purchase of ten Piano Action training machines, and training costs.

£10,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Chester And District Committee For Disabled People

Provides advice and support, training and recreational activities for young disabled people. The grant, over three years, is for computer equipment, staff salaries and running costs.

£155,904 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 George House Trust

The group will make it possible for 200 people with late stage HIV to live at home with the support of carers, relatives and partners. The grant, over two years, will pay for two full time members of staff, the purchase of information and promotional mate

£166,200 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Liverpool

This project will provide the premises tor the group to promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle for the elderly, retired and infirm. The grant, over two years, will be used to purchase and refurbish a new building.

£592,580 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Calder Kids Adventure Playground Association

This project will refurbish an adventure playground to provide new stimulating accessible play structures. The grant, over one year, will be used to refurbish an adventure playground and to purchase play equipment.

£108,874 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Allerdale Disability Association

This scheme will combat isolation and increases self confidence of disabled people by encouraging pairing between disabled people and volunteers. The grant, over three years, is for the salary of one part-time project co-ordinator, one part-time administr

£64,447 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Blackburn With Darwen

The group will establish an Ageing Well Project which will set up a Health Shop with advice and information on older peoples' health matters. The grant, over three years, is for the salaries of four staff, the production of booklets and leaflets, purchasi

£198,795 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Integrate (Preston & Chorley) Limited

The project will train and support people with learning difficulties in readiness for employment. This three year grant will be used to employ two staff and cover training, travel and general running costs.

£146,630 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bolton Childrens Opportunity Group

This project will expand the organisation's play-group facilities for under 5's, of whom over half have specific educational needs. This three year grant will provide computer equipment and two part time salaries

£89,259 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group

This project will assist a home visiting and counselling service for housebound and disabled victims of asbestos related diseases. The grant, over three years, is for the purchase of office equipment and general running costs.

£21,280 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Manchester Black Health Forum

The project will expand this day and home care project for ethnic minority elders in North Manchester, the care being provided by trained volunteers. This three year grant will be used to employ a volunteer development worker and admin worker and to purch

£81,589 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Manchester Care

This project will work towards improving home care support services for the elderly Chinese community in Manchester. The three year grant will provide running costs and two part time salaries

£64,776 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Companions Group

Project will allow people with disabilities easier access to socially integrated activities and respite care. The grant, over three years, is for running and transport costs.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Kendal Post-Natal Illness Support Group

This project will provide a support group for families suffering the effects of post-natal illness and respite baby care. The grant, over three years, is for staff salaries, training and running costs.

£70,911 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Barrowmore Village Settlement

Project will provide an activities centre for people with severe learning difficulties and people who are physically disabled. The grant, over three years, is to employ a full time activities co-ordinator, refurbish a building, purchase games equipment an

£109,271 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wirral Tinnitus Group

A support and advice group for Tinnitus sufferers, which also promotes research into this condition. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase computer equipment..

£4,840 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Star Children's Centre

To create an aquatherapy centre for children with severe learning difficulties and disabilities within the Star Childrens Centre. This one year grant will be used to refurbish the building.

£23,701 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Lancaster And Morecambe Branch, Cruse Berevement Care

A community based service offering advice, support and counselling to the bereaved. The one year grant will cover running costs and the costs of training volunteers.

£4,775 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Salford Care Support Group

The self help group will provide an improved homevisiting scheme and other support activities. The grant, over three years, is to employ a part time development worker and a part time support worker, pay for office equipment and running costs.

£84,416 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The British Diabetic Association

Provides advice, counselling and support for people with diabetes. The grant, over three years, is for the salary of one part-time administrator, office equipment, promotional material, travel and training, grant fund and running costs.

£196,272 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Preston & District Laryngectomy Association

The group offer rehabilitation for people who have undergone Laryngectomy operations. The grant, over three years, is for speech aids, promotional material and a contribution towards running costs.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Chorley Multiple Sclerosis Branch

The project will help people with Multiple Sclerosis to have a more independent lifestyle. The grant will be used to purchase three scooters and an exercise machine.

£5,733 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Indian Senior Citizens' Centre Manchester

This project will provide day centre services for senior citizens, incluiding preventative health care and recreational activities. The grant, over one year, is to purchase a new building, for refurbishment, equipment and consultancy costs.

£336,250 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trafford Shopmobility Altrincham

Project will provide accessible premises to ensure easy access for disabled people. This three year grant will provide mobility aids and a minicom system as well as paying one staff salary.

£60,090 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Counselling And Mental Health Centre

Project will provide better training and counselling facilities, advice and information on mental health and related issues. The grant, over one year, is for refurbishment.

£81,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Liverpool Stroke Group

This project will enable stroke victims and their families to have a respite holiday break. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase equipment and provide a contribution towards running costs

£33,565 Community Fund