Lottery grants awarded to Bolton in 2017

66 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
7 Sep 2017 Live from Worktown

Bill Naughton's Bolton: A Legacy

£40,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
9 Aug 2017 Colour The Clouds

The Extraordinary Tale of Holly Christmas

£14,000 Arts Council England
31 Jul 2017 St. Peter's Parish, Halliwell PCC

The group will hold a one day festival for the local community. The will provide an opportunity for diverse communities to come together with the aim of improving cohesion, promoting tolerance and reducing instances of hate crime and antisocial behaviour.

£9,652 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jul 2017 Zac's Youth Bar

This funding is for a new programme supporting disadvantaged young people aged 11-18 in Farnworth and South East Bolton to build enterprise, inspire change and improve health and wellbeing. Zac?s Youth Bar will provide 30 hours of weekly activities to build enterprise, employment and leadership skills. The young people will co-run a caf?, deliver a mobile disco project and participate in a youth forum and young volunteering community projects.

£418,730 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jul 2017 Forwards Centre

The funding will be used to run parenting support classes for parents of children who are out of mainstream education because of their emotional and behavioural difficulties. The project aims to improve children?s life chances by equipping parents with the skills and techniques to manage their child's behaviour and support them back into mainstream education.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2017 Zac's Youth Bar

The funding will be used to develop a dedicated listening service, support group and holiday provision for young people. The project aims to provide young people with access to advice, information and support to improve their mental health, reduce isolation and increase their confidence and self-esteem.

£9,960 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2017 SAVI (Social Activities for the Visually Impaired)

The funding will be used to expand a successful weekly ?Saturday Social Club? for visually impaired adults across Bolton. The project aims to build confidence and self-esteem and reduce people?s social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2017 Friends of BSTC

The funding will be used to run a series of after-school activities to develop computer coding, programming and robotics skills in children who display low self-esteem and poor self- confidence. The project aims to increase their skills, confidence and raise their aspirations.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jul 2017 Youth Challenge Pru

The funding will be used by a pupil referral unit to provide positive activities during the holidays for pupils. The project aims to engage them with the local community and offer diversionary activities to discourage anti-social behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2017 Friends of Eatock CP School

The funding will be used to run workshops in African drumming, arts and dance, ending in a community festival. The project aims to provide children and carers with the chance to learn new skills, socialise and raise their aspirations.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jun 2017 1 Point (North West) Ltd

The funding will be used to establish a volunteer helpdesk alongside an existing Talking Therapy Clinical Assessment and Training Centre. The project aims to allow people with issues such as substance misuse, unemployment, training, housing, isolation problems and financial difficulties to access immediate support.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jun 2017 Lever Park School

The funding will be used by a school to run a programme of summer holiday activities for its pupils who, because of emotional and behavioural difficulties, are unable to access mainstream activities in the community. The project aims to strengthen the community by diverting young people from anti-social behaviour and improve their health and wellbeing by taking part in physical activity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jun 2017 Endeavour Project

This project will work with people who are escaping and recovering from domestic abuse and violence in Bolton. It will provide person centred support on related issues including resettlement, early signs of anti-social behaviour, accessing specialist services, tackling financial issues, developing problem solving and coping strategies and dealing with emotions. It will work specifically with people from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Refugee and LGBT communities.

£414,639 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jun 2017 Friends of the Forward Centre

The funding will be used to provide out of school activities for vulnerable young people excluded from mainstream education. The project aims to increase their resilience and self-esteem as well as offer diversionary activities to reduce involvement in anti-social behaviour.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
28 May 2017 Community Film Art & Media CIC

The funding will be used to engage and empower women from black, minority ethnic (BME) communities across Bolton by running enterprise training and workshops to teach henna art. The project aims to raise aspirations, reduce isolation, improve self-esteem and increase people?s confidence.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 May 2017 Bishop Bridgeman CofE Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to run a series of community activities including international women?s day and equality day celebrations, community art sessions and market place activities. The project aims to promote integration and address increased hate crime and social tension in the local community.

£9,997 Big Lottery Fund
14 May 2017 Bolton Rugby Union Football Club Limited

The funding will be used to refurbish a changing room in a community hub. The work will include installing benches, purchasing key fobs and painting the toilet. The project will provide the community with a community hub that is fit for purpose and looks presentable.

£2,320 Big Lottery Fund
10 May 2017 ESSA Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to deliver a series of bio-feedback workshops to support pupils experiencing mental health issues to control stress and anxiety. The project aims to improve people?s health and wellbeing and increase pupils? ability to fully engage at school.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 May 2017 St James CofE Primary School, Farnworth

The funding will be used by a primary school to create a library incorporating IT resources and reading materials for pupils, parents and the wider community to access outside of school time. The project aims to improve people?s skills by increasing their literacy levels and appreciation of reading as a leisure pursuit.

£9,995 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2017 Seven Stars

Fast Feet for Netball

£9,584 Sport England
8 May 2017 Bolton Smart Enterprise C.I.C.

The funding will be used to run a series of drama workshops over a 12 month period for young people in the area. The project aims to provide people with the opportunity to engage with other cultures within the community to learn new skills, and to reduce anti-social behaviour whilst bringing the community together.

£9,850 Big Lottery Fund
6 May 2017 Bolton and Radcliffe Cats Protection

The funding will be used to run after-school activities based on cat care to children who exhibit behavioural and emotional difficulties, anxiety and poor social engagement. The project aims to increase children?s resilience and divert them from negative behaviours and anti-social activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Apr 2017 Bolton Smiley Faces

The funding will be used to provide a range of therapeutic, social and recreational activities for families with children who have Down's Syndrome. This will include support with communication skills and speech development for those young people with conductive hearing loss. The project aims to strengthen the community by ensuring peer support networks are created and maintained, reducing social isolation and enhancing the ability of family members to communicate effectively with each other.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Apr 2017 St George's CofE Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to create a community garden within the grounds of the school where children and families can learn about growing food and enjoy nature. The project aims to educate children about the importance of healthy lifestyles in an effort to improve diet and reduce obesity levels.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2017 Friends of Ladybridge Farm

The funding will be used to run a summer camp for children in the local area. The project aims to provide families with a safe fun place to learn new skills, develop their knowledge and forge new relationships.

£9,300 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2017 The Hive

This project will expand the reach of the youth centre to engage hidden, disengaged and vulnerable young people. It will deliver and improve the current programme of activities which include sport and physical recreation as well as media and creative arts. A new Young Leaders programme will also be developed to create the next generation of community leaders in the Wirral.

£374,717 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2017 Bolton Lads' and Girls' Club

The funding will be used by a charity to expand a pilot project working with young people into two geographical areas with significant levels of anti-social behaviour. The project aims to strengthen the community by fully engaging and immersing young people in constructive community activity, and develop positive skills to improve their employment prospects.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2017 Kidz2gether

The funding will be used to run a trampolining and activity club for children and young people aged between 3 and 19 across Bolton who have an autistic spectrum diagnosis. The project aims to provide opportunities for socialising and communication and improve behavioural issues.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2017 Horwich Explorer Scout Unit

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to purchase resources and equipment to provide young people with the opportunity to develop leadership and self-reliance through camping, outdoor activities and training; and to obtain a Duke of Edinburgh supervisory licence for their group. This will allow the organisation to run Duke of Edinburgh modules and provide young people from the community with outdoor skills and training to improve their physical and mental health.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Apr 2017 Kimberly Simpson

Amnesia

£9,385 Arts Council England
19 Apr 2017 Farnworth Ladies Community Group

The funding will be used to run healthy living and wellbeing sessions targeting black and minority ethnic (BME) women in the local community. The project aims to improve health and wellbeing and reduce social isolation.

£7,570 Big Lottery Fund
16 Apr 2017 Bolton Mandhata Youth BMY

The funding will be used to run various activities, including dance lessons, music lessons, coach trips and celebration events. The project aims to provide people with a safe place to learn new skills, forge new friendships and reduce social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 Apr 2017 Seniors in Partnership

The funding will be used to hold two excursions, a luncheon, summer party and a Christmas party for elderly residents in the local community. The project aims to provide people with the opportunity to socialise, improve their confidence and reduce isolation and depression.

£9,550 Big Lottery Fund
10 Apr 2017 SVP110504 Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

The funding will be used to run a programme of community activities including a tea party, creative workshops, a kids club and outdoor fun club for different age groups in the community. The project aims to address issues in the community linked to social isolation, skills development, emotional wellbeing and community cohesion.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2017 St George's C of E Primary School, Bolton

First World War: Then and Now

£9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2017 Bolton St Catherine's Academy

The funding will be used by a school to run a Duke of Edinburgh Award course. The project aims to provide the children with the opportunity to develop skills and increased confidence to support their chances of employment in the future.

£9,963 Big Lottery Fund
31 Mar 2017 St George's CofE Primary School, Bolton

First World War: Then and Now

£9,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 Mar 2017 Horwich Parish CofE Primary School

The funding will be used by a school to run a book festival for children and the local community, purchase materials, run workshops, and create a reading corner for the new lunch time reading club. The project aims to support families and children to reach their potential in literacy and reading.

£9,200 Big Lottery Fund
28 Mar 2017 Church Road PTA

The funding will be used to provide resources and furniture to develop a healthy eating project. The project aims to encourage families to take part in healthy cooking and community activities to improve their skills and healthy lifestyle choices.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 Mar 2017 Willow Hey Community Group

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to develop their existing ?men in sheds? workshops by improving their site and providing outreach services for the wider community. The project aims to address issues of social isolation amongst men in the community and others through social and community engagement and networking activities.

£9,800 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2017 St Gregory s RC Primary School

Inspiring Farnworth - Sound, Songs and Storytelling

£17,245 Arts Council England
23 Mar 2017 Zaghawa Community Association

The funding will be used to run a programme of activities for young people from the Zaghawa community in Bolton, Leicester and Birmingham. The project aims to increase their support and access to activities in order to improve confidence and integration.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
20 Mar 2017 Lostock Tennis Club

The funding will be used by a voluntary and community organisation to refurbish the current catering facilities at their community tennis club. This will bring it up to required health and safety standards to provide a facility for community activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Mar 2017 Gilnow Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to provide adventurous activities including climbing sessions and a residential weekend. The project aims to provide children, particularly those with English as a second language, with the opportunity to socialise with their peers, with the aim of reducing social isolation and developing English language skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Mar 2017 Inspire & Achieve

The funding will be used to run sessions for women with low self ?esteem and confidence in Bolton. The project aims to provide people with the opportunity to learn new skills that will increase their confidence to go on to secure employment or further education.

£7,500 Big Lottery Fund
4 Mar 2017 Bolton Adult Asperger Support

The funding will be used to set up a pilot befriending service for people aged over 18 with Autism Spectrum Condition. The project aims to help people build new friendships and improve their confidence, self-esteem and wellbeing.

£5,589 Big Lottery Fund
23 Feb 2017 Farnworth's Future

The funding will be used to run a series of youth club drop in sessions, including sports, art, and healthy eating advice. The project aims to provide young people with the opportunity to get involved in positive activities, reducing the risk of crime and anti-social behaviour.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
16 Feb 2017 Johnson Fold Community Action Group

The funding will be used to run weekly sessions for people with complex needs and those who are unemployed within the community. The project aims to provide people with an accredited qualification and new skills to support them in securing employment.

£9,632 Big Lottery Fund
14 Feb 2017 Castle Hill Wrestling Club

The funding will be used to run a series of workshops and fitness sessions aimed at young people in the local community. The project aims to address high levels of childhood obesity and antisocial behaviour in the local community.

£9,200 Big Lottery Fund
13 Feb 2017 Xplode Magazine Bolton

The funding will be used to expand a charity?s existing activities to new areas of Greater Manchester, offering a mentorship programme for young people to develop their media and business skills working on the group?s ?Xplode magazine?. The project aims to provide training and work experience, and enable young people to gain transferrable skills, to increase their aspirations and employment opportunities.

£9,930 Big Lottery Fund
9 Feb 2017 PA of St Peter's Smithills Dean CofE Primary School

The funding will be used to continue delivering an after school club for young children and their families, providing new activities including adventure walks, reading outdoors, map reading, themed picnics, storytelling and exploring nature, culminating in the production of a DVD and community event. The project aims to provide volunteering opportunities for older people and encourage young children to develop their skills through storytelling, to help aid their confidence and development.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
7 Feb 2017 Gravel Pits Action Group

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to improve access to a community facility and run a series of outdoor workshops and activities for children and families. The project will make pathways wheelchair and pushchair friendly and aims to address the issue of obesity by providing the opportunity to take part in physical activity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Feb 2017 Reflections Counselling Service

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to continue the delivery of its free counselling service to people in mental distress in the area. The project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of participants by increasing their resilience to cope with stress and problems in their lives.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
2 Feb 2017 Hibbert Community Regeneration Centre Ltd

Vohra Exodus - Hidden Heritage

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
2 Feb 2017 Women in Neighbourhood (WiN)

Souls Migrated

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
1 Feb 2017 The Friends of Seven Acres

The funding will be used to train volunteers in how to maintain a community area. The funding will also be used to hold a celebration event at the end of the project to promote the site. The project aims to provide people with the skills and knowledge to maintain this area for the whole community to enjoy and will also aim to reduce anti-social behaviour.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Feb 2017 Third Space Bolton

The funding will be used by a charity to provide work experience placements for unemployed people and young people in education. The projects aims to improve people?s mental and emotional wellbeing and their chances of employment by providing help, support and new skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jan 2017 Hunters Cheerleading PTA

The funding will be used by a voluntary group to purchase new equipment that will allow the group to expand and to hold a cheer festival. The project aims to provide more people in community the opportunity to become involved in activities on offer.

£9,992 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jan 2017 Aspull Evergreens

The funding will be used to run weekly courses and a walking group for people with dementia in the local area. The project aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Jan 2017 Bolton Area Home Educators (BAHE)

The funding will be used to provide activity sessions based around science, technology, engineering and financial literacy to children with Autism, sensory processing disorders and additional needs. The project aims to increase their life chances by giving them the skills to access careers in science and technology, and to manage their own finances.

£9,240 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2017 Spindle Point Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to develop a community programme of activities and events to encourage people to be physically active and spend more time outdoors. The programme aims to tackle poor fitness levels and obesity and will help families in the local community maintain good physical and mental health.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jan 2017 All in Good Taste

The funding will be used to deliver a series of workshops educating families how to prepare and cook fresh food as well as tips on how best to exercise. The aim of the project is to improve the health and wellbeing of families by addressing issues of obesity and sedentary lifestyles.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jan 2017 Youth Choices

The funding will be used to deliver an employment enrichment programme for vulnerable young people. The aim of the project is to develop the confidence and skills of participants, raise their aspirations and improve their future education and employment opportunities.

£9,630 Big Lottery Fund
4 Jan 2017 Parents Supporting Parents Group

The funding will be used to develop after school activities for children and young people with physical and learning disabilities and their families. This project aims to improve health and wellbeing by teaching people about healthy eating and providing opportunities for accessible physical activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 Jan 2017 The Sunnyside Club

We were there: Lives of Bolton's first Asian migrants - Recreation, Social, Sports theme

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
3 Jan 2017 Crown Green Zone Community Group

The funding will be used to deliver a programme of activity to educate young people about the importance of a healthy heart, and will create resources to share with the wider community. The project aims to raise awareness and understanding of heart disease and how it can be addressed.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund