Lottery grants awarded to Preston in 2017

26 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
28 Sep 2017 The Football League (Community) Ltd - EFL Trust

Extra Time Hubs

£16,666 Sport England
31 Aug 2017 Mighty Heart Theatre


£10,158 Arts Council England
8 Aug 2017 Cardinal Newman College

Newman Active

£135,009 Sport England
2 Aug 2017 Curious Minds

Harris Transformers

£49,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Jul 2017 Preston Contract Bridge Club

The funding will be used to refurbish and provide equipment for a building used to host the local bridge club. The project aims to improve the facilities and resources available to the local community.

£9,919 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2017 Callon Kids Community Club

The group will provide a variety of activities for young people including swimming classes, day trips and a residential. This will engage young people in positive, diversionary activities with the aim of reducing antisocial behaviour and improving health.

£9,775 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jul 2017 Jubilee Action Group

The funding will be used to run a programme of light exercise, arts and craft activities, nutrition and benefits advice sessions for older people in the local community. The project aims to reduce people?s social isolation and improve their mental and physical health.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2017 Curious Minds

Hope Streets

£1,000,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jun 2017 Gujarat Hindu Society and Community Centre

Golden Milestone

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
20 Jun 2017 Future

The organisation will use the funding to undertake preparatory work in order to create the Barking and Dagenham Youth Centre, a yet to be built centre in Dagenham. The group will be consulting young people, schools, and youth services providers and will work with local partners to identify and engage with the most vulnerable and excluded. They will develop a Young Person?s Forum who will help with the design of the centre and activities and engaging other young people.

£338,712 Big Lottery Fund
31 May 2017 Fulwood Amateurs AFC

Fulwood Amateurs - Bridging the Gap

£9,876 Sport England
25 May 2017 Preston City Council

Lancashire Encounter development

£50,000 Arts Council England
5 May 2017 Angel Club North

Derelict Summers 2017

£8,106 Arts Council England
4 May 2017 Preston City Council

Preston: Women and Girls; What Women Want (WWW)

£80,483 Sport England
27 Apr 2017 Caritas Care

The Assisted Community Engagement (ACE) project based in Preston, aims to reduce re-offending and resettle ex-offenders into the community through peer-led support. It will support people in Lancashire, Blackpool and Blackburn to find stable accommodation, overcome substance abuse and mental ill health, develop a trusting relationship with staff and peer mentors, to ultimately become more settled in their communities.

£491,431 Big Lottery Fund
12 Apr 2017 Spectrum Association

Spectrum - Carnival 2017

£14,000 Arts Council England
3 Apr 2017 Red Rose Sports Club

The funding will be used by a voluntary organisation to provide staffing resources for a programme of community activities including discussion groups, arts, sports, learning and community development activities. This will address community issues, specifically the integration of asylum seekers, refugees and newly arrived people from Eastern Europe.

£9,983 Big Lottery Fund
28 Mar 2017 Preston Panthers Volleyball Club

Preston Panthers Volleyball Club

£4,804 Sport England
21 Mar 2017 Sion Park Community Hub C.I.C

The funding will be used to purchase IT equipment for a weekly job club for the local community. The project aims to reduce social isolation and increase IT skills and employment prospects.

£5,368 Big Lottery Fund
20 Mar 2017 St Augustine's Catholic Primary School

The funding will be used by a primary school to install an outdoor activity area with a wide range of equipment. The project aims to provide the children with a safe outdoor area to improve social and cognitive skills and increase their physical activity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Mar 2017 The Roebuck School

The funding will be used by a primary school to install creative play equipment in the school grounds for pre-school children. The project aims to improve children?s life chances by providing access to outdoor play and learning and encouraging motor, social and communication skills to develop.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Mar 2017 Preston Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club Ltd

Pitch Improvement Programme

£10,000 Sport England
28 Feb 2017 Preston Caribbean Carnival Ltd.

Preston Caribbean Carnival 43rd Anniversary

£39,953 Arts Council England
28 Feb 2017 University of Central Lancashire (School of Art D

The Connected City

£60,000 Arts Council England
21 Feb 2017 Dig In North West C.I.C.

The funding will be used to run courses for military veterans. Activities will include sessions in horticulture and woodwork, informal drop-in sessions and photography. The project aims to help people participate in community activities to facilitate their recovery from service.

£9,590 Big Lottery Fund
20 Feb 2017 Preston and District Citizens Advice Bureau

The funding will be used to run a digital and financial inclusion project for vulnerable people in the local community. The project aims to support people living in financial hardship or who are experiencing problems due to welfare reform and social change. The charity does this by developing bespoke IT packages with access to online resources and support, as well as a training programme and toolkit for their volunteers.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund