Lottery grants awarded to Blackburn

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56 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
30 Mar 2015 St Leonard's Church Balderstone Near Blackburn

Restoration of stained glass windows and associated mullions and masonry of Grade II Listed Church

£65,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
27 Jan 2015 Child Action Northwest

This is a project by an incorporated charity in Blackburn with Darwen. The organisation will use the funding to provide day trips and activities for vulnerable young people. This will provide positive, structured activities for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and who do not have positive influences at home, to improve independence and social skills.

£9,928 Big Lottery Fund
20 Nov 2014 St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Langho

This is a project by a school in Langho, Ribble Valley, to provide an outdoor play area for children to develop physical skills and learn life skills whilst playing outdoors. This will provide activities for children and families to take part in.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
5 Mar 2014 Nightsafe Limited

This is a continuation and expansion project by Nightsafe Limited (NL) based at their day centre in Blackburn with Darwen in East Lancashire. It will provide day time services and night time accommodation to support vulnerable young people aged 16 to 24 t

£306,851 Big Lottery Fund
27 Nov 2013 Child Action Northwest

James Dixon's Boys

£7,800 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 May 2013 Langho FC Sports and Country Club

Football Pitch Regeneration

£50,000 Sport England
21 May 2013 Mellor Brook and District Community Centre

This is an expansion of an existing project that aims to improve the variety of community activities available in the rural isolated community of Mellor Brook. This will be achieved through the construction of an extension to the front of the existing com

£55,750 Big Lottery Fund
13 Nov 2012 CANWe Solutions CIC

The aim of this continuation project is to facilitate a range of learning opportunities for hard to reach adults across Blackburn with Darwen who do not access traditional services. Beneficiaries will be supported to access training that will aid personal

£219,573 Big Lottery Fund
12 Sep 2011 Child Action Northwest

This charity in Lancashire will use funding to hold a catwalk show for young foster children that will aim to increase confidence and self esteem. The second part of the project will be to run a programme of workshops for children in care which will teach

£7,960 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2011 St Mary's Billington

This is a project to develop a planting area within the school grounds through the installation of raised beds, an outdoor classroom and seating. This will improve the outdoor facilities in order to accommodate gardening activities and natural learning ex

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
26 May 2011 Child Action Northwest

James Dixon and the history of Blackburn Orphanage

£39,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
5 Apr 2011 The Blackburn Subscription Bowling Green Club

This is a project by a community organisation in Lancashire. The group will use the funding to renovate the club house in order to enable community groups to use the facilities. This will improve the club house to meet the demands of the wider community t

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
17 Dec 2010 Mellor Brook and District Community Centre

This charity in Blackburn will use funding to refurbish the toilet facilities at their centre. This will make the facilities more accessible for people with disabilities or mobility problems, and bring the toilets up to acceptable standards for all visito

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Nov 2010 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Gibraltar and North Africa in September 2010. Funding has been provided for one veteran.

£1,425 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jul 2010 CANWe Solutions CIC

This project provides hard to reach adults and young parents in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen with support to access learning and employment opportunities addressing the worklessness issue in the local area. The project will provide a vehicle and m

£347,956 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2010 St Mary's Roman Catholic Primary School, Langho

This primary school will use an award to help to create a trim trail on a piece of school land which is currently unused out of school hours. The trail will be open to pupils, parents and the wider community and will create a community facility for health

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jan 2010 Billington and Langho Parish Council

This parish council will use an award to construct a sensory and wildlife garden. This project will provide a place where adults and children with disabilities can explore different senses in a accessible and safe environment. The garden will also be acce

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2009 Chorley Group of Advanced Motorists

This road safety group will use an award to host a four day event supported by Tesco, Lancashire Fire Service, Lancashire Constabulary, Lancashire Partnership for Road Safety and National Car Control Centres. At the event they will promote advanced driver

£6,917 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Jul 2008 North East Lancashire Dyslexia Association

This Dyslexia group will use an award to develop their family literacy action group by working alongside a primary school to provide one to one family tutor groups and training assessments for both the children of the schools and their parents. This proje

£9,867 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
24 May 2007 Worsthorne Primary School

Worsthorne Primary School will use an award to construct a playground for use by the whole community. Sports equipment will also be purchased which will be used in out of school hours sessions. Training will be provided to staff and volunteers to enable t

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
8 Feb 2006 Mellor & District Senior Citizens Club

A Project To Take Members Of The Senior Citizens Club In Mellor To Alston Hall For A Lunch Followed By A Lecture, Slides And Music To Educate The Members About Canada And California.

£1,062 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 Sep 2005 Calder Canoe Centre

The Group Will Use The Grant To Provide White Water Safety And Rescue Training With Equipment Including Dry Suits, Ropes, Carabinas And Throw Bag. Training Opportunities Will Also Be Available For Local Coaches. The Award Will Fund Dry Suits, 3 Open Canoe

£4,940 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Aug 2005 Langho and Billington St Leonards Church of England Primary

The school would like to create a multi sensory garden and aims to involve pre-school classes, senior citizens and youth groups to bring together the community.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
6 Jul 2005 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Canada in September of this year.

£1,200 New Opportunities Fund
22 Jun 2005 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Lancashire has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to France in August of this year. Funding has also been provided for a spouse and a carer to travel with the Veteran.

£780 New Opportunities Fund
10 May 2005 Ribble Valley Visually Impaired Group

This Group Provides Practical Support, Advice And Information To People With Visual Impairments. This Grant Will Fund The Purchase Of Equipment To Enable Members To Begin Playing New Age Kurling, A Sport Which Is Particularly Accessible And Easy For Visu

£509 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 May 2005 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Italy in May of this year. Funding has also been provided for a carer to travel with the Veteran.

£875 New Opportunities Fund
9 Feb 2005 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Burma, in April of this year. Funding has also been provided for a spouse and a carer to travel with the Veteran

£3,150 New Opportunities Fund
23 Sep 2004 Mellor & District Senior Citizens Club

This social and recreational group for older people will arrange a trip out to a place of historical interest where the participants will have a guided tour followed by a Christmas meal and social get together. Most of the members of the group are people

£800 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
24 Aug 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Singapore in September of this year. Funding has also been provided for a spouse to travel with the Veteran.

£2,100 New Opportunities Fund
12 Jul 2004 Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral Poetry Festival

£800 Arts Council England
6 Jul 2004 The Blackburn and District Camera Club

This Award Will Be Used To Purchase Up To Date Digital Equipment. The New Equipment Will Be Used By Visiting Speakers And Their Own Lecturers When Presenting Information. This Equipment Will Enable The Lecturers To Provide Technical And Artistic Educati

£4,989 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
20 Apr 2004 Heroes Return Award to an individual

A Second World War Veteran from Blackburn has been awarded a grant towards travel costs for a commemorative visit to Normandy in June of this year. Funding has also been provided for a spouse and a carer to travel with the Veteran

£780 New Opportunities Fund
8 Mar 2004 Calder Canoe Centre

The canoe centre promotes the development of a whitewater course on the River Calder, providing a range of facilities and resources for coach training and for the general sporting activity. Through the funding it will develop and deliver a video aided tr

£2,350 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
1 Dec 2003 St Leonards Parent Teacher Association

With The Award This School Support Organisation Will Arrange An Mosiac Art Workshop So That Children In The School Can Plan And Design A Mosiac That Will Feature In The School Entrance Hall When Refurbishment Works To The Area Are Complete. Fees For Arts

£1,550 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
29 Sep 2003 Mellor & District Senior Citizens Club

The Senior Citizens Club Will Hold A Christmas Event To Encourage New Members To Become Actively Involved In The Club In Order To Maintain Social Interaction For Older People Living In Isolated Rural Communities. Christmas Lunch X 40, Entertainment.

£550 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
28 Jul 2003 Calder Canoe Centre

This Canoe Club Will Offer Local Youth Groups, Scout Clubs And Canoe Clubs The Opportunity To Take The Bcu Canoe Safety Test Free Of Charge. Throw Bags, Tow Lines, Fees For 10 Courses And A Multi Media Projector To Project Safety Video.

£2,600 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
29 May 2003 Salesbury Memorial Hall

The Trustees Of This Village Hall Will Drain A 'Hard Standing' Area To Create A Car Park Which Will Allow Access For The Disabled, The Elderly And Mothers With Babies, Who Find The Ground Extremely Difficult To Traverse With Safety.

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
2 Oct 2002 St Mary's RC Primary School

The school aim to develop an all weather facility to teach physical education and the National Curriculum. This will provide the school with a dramatic improvement in the play and recreational facilities and enhance the sporting potential, providing a div

£10,000 New Opportunities Fund
16 Aug 2002 Sea Cadet Corps, Blackburn Unit

This Group Wishes To Hold An 'It'S A Knockout' Competition Involving 8 Other Youth Groups. The Money Will Fund An Event Organiser, Publicity, Prizes And Insurance.

£2,575 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
16 Aug 2002 Billington and Langho Community Association

A Project To Provide A Safe And Secure Play Area And Garden For The Use Of Local Groups Of Children And Young People. The Grant Will Pay For Ground Work, Preparation, Concreting Of The Area, A Safety Surface, Fencing And Gates

£3,081 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
25 Jul 2002 Mellor Pre-School

This Pre-School Playgroup Is Requesting Funds For Essential Toys And Equipment To Follow National Curriculum Guidelines. The Money Is For A Selection Of Small Play Items, Playroom Equipment And A Filing Cabinet.

£3,602 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
25 Mar 2002 St Mary's RC Primary School

Learning through Landscsapes

£10,000 Sport England
27 Sep 2001 Salesbury Pre School

This rural pre school wishes to improve the service it offers by providing a safe outdoor play area that complies with OFSTED standards of health and safety. Money is for resurfacing work to outdoor play area.

£3,466 Community Fund
29 Sep 2000 Blackburn Centurions Amateur Swimming Club

This swimming club plans to provide additional training opportunities and seeks costs to pay for tutors and pool hire. tutor costs and pool hire

£2,632 Sport England
10 Aug 2000 The Mellor and District Community Association

This community association provides facilities, such as the village hall, which are available for the whole community. The group plans to provide a village Millennium fete in September that will encompass a mixture of activities and bring all members of

£1,315 Millennium Commission
19 Apr 2000 The Millennium Organ Project

This Recently Established Group Aims To Raise The Profile Of Classical Organ Music By Providing Demonstrations, Workshops And Concerts Throughout 2000. The Grant Will Fund Artist Fees, Travel And Accommodation Costs, Venue Hire, Marketing, Programming And

£3,173 Arts Council England
19 Apr 2000 Clayton-le-Dale Parish Council

The group wishes to hold an exhibition and publish a commemorative book on the history of the Parish past and present. The grant will fund the venue hire, transport hire and printing costs.

£1,500 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2000 East Lancashire Sailing Club

This group provides sailing activities at amateur and competitive levels for members in the Blackburn area. The project is for the improvement of access to all facilities at the club with particular regard to children and those with disabilities. The gra

£2,915 Sport England
1 Nov 1999 Leyland Motors Hockey Club

This group provides facilities for social and competitive ladies hockey. The project is for the group to expand by setting up a 3rd team. The aim is to have a greater number of juniors involved in the sport. The grant will fund the purchase of equipment a

£2,113 Sport England
24 Jun 1999 Blackburn Area Splash Club

This group will provide weekly swimming sessions to encourage asthmatics to take up exercise under supervision and learn to swim. The money will be used to hire a swimming pool and also to purchase a first aid box, staff uniforms, t-shirts and a portable

£2,679 Community Fund
26 Mar 1998 Mellor & District Community Association

The project will refurbish the local village hall, improving access and facilities. This one year grant will pay for refurbishment work.

£18,900 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

This project will provide respite care, advice and social activities for people with Multiple Sclerosis and their families. The grant will be used to purchase a specially adapted minibus to provide transport to meetings and activities.

£40,000 Community Fund
11 Jun 1996 Blackburn And Darwen District Women's Aid

Provides a drop-in centre for women who are victims of, or at risk of domestic violence. The grant, over three years, is for the salary of one full time advice worker, contribution towards the cost of premises and running costs for three years.

£105,623 Community Fund
2 Apr 1996 Balderstone Brass Band

Purchase instruments

£32,400 Arts Council England
28 Jun 1995 Brockhall Village Developments

Feasibility study for the development of the Brockhall Arts Institute

£39,950 Arts Council England