Recently Announced Lottery Grants

Last updated 18 April 2017

Lottery grant data is updated approximately once a month.

105 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
11 Apr 2016 Amirah Foundation

A five-year funded project to raise awareness and provide support for victims of violence against women and girls particularly amongst communities where it is seen as a family matter. Support will include safe and secure housing, counselling, access to job and life skills. Homeless and vulnerable women, many of whom are pregnant, or with a newborn baby will be given support to stabilise their lives. Amirah aims to change the lives and futures of women and break the cycle of abuse, violence and isolation.

£752,604 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2016 B?th Bharraigh Ltd

This group will use the funding to undertake a 12 week feasibility study project entitled Good Food not Waste. The group will explore different avenues on how best the food could be redirected from landfill by processing on the island into meals and other value added products or composted.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Ballygawley Early Years Ltd

The cross community pre-school play group is using the ?10,000 to provide an outdoor educational space for the children to support the development of healthy active lifestyles.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Bardic Educational Arts & Media Limited

The group provides art and cultural activities for the community in Donaghmore, Co Tyrone and the surrounding area. They are using the ?10,000 to work with 75 older people in the area to develop and deliver weekly activities to establish an older people?s group.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Mar 2016 Barra and Vatersay Island Produce Show

This group aims to set up a social enterprise to provide craft activities and holidays to visitors to Barra and Vatersay. Profits from this would be used to run craft classes for local residents of all ages. These classes would teach local people new skills, offer employment opportunities and bring people together to prevent isolation and loneliness. The funding will be used to carry out feasibility studies into visitor activities and local resident activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Benview Community Centre

The group provides educational, recreational and social opportunities for people living in the Ballysillan area of north Belfast. They are using the ?10,000 to focus on intergenerational activities throughout the year.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2016 Blue Sky Autism Project

This organisation wishes to develop an existing underused site on the main street into a community garden space. This could include space for allotments, learning, landscape training and volunteer work. The housing association is unsure how to progress with the development of the existing space in regards to the scope of possible land uses. The funding will be used for a feasibility study incorporating community consultation activities, and technical surveys and drawings.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 May 2016 Boleskine Community Care

This group provides a volunteer service that helps older or disabled people in the Stratherrick and Foyers community. It works in partnership with Highland Home Carers (HCC), an employee owned, independent provider of home care and support services in Scotland. The group will use the funding to conduct an extensive consultation study into the local demand for a community day centre. This will include the financial feasibility and options appraisal of sustaining such a community facility.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jun 2016 Brightsparks Arts in Mental Health Group

People with severe and enduring mental health issues living independently and inpatient settings will be supported through artistic activities to help them develop the confidence and skills to interact more widely within their wider local community. Projects included the Comedy Asylum workshops, an established part of TV channel Dave?s Leicester Comedy Festival, to be delivered on a regular basis in the community.

£185,200 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Brightstarz Fermanagh Mencap

The Enniskillen community group aims to improve the lives of people with a learning disability. They are using the ?9,130 for a programme of social, health and cultural activities including theatre trips, discos, karaoke, quizzes, and drama.

£9,130 Big Lottery Fund
18 May 2016 Bromley and Croydon Women's Aid Limited

The project is aimed at sustaining the tailored support for victims of domestic abuse with complex needs such as drug and alcohol dependencies, mental health problems. The organisation will recruit outreach workers who will develop partnerships with local stakeholders; work with schools and other organisations on healthy and safe relationships; co-ordinate activities and workshops with young girls at local youth clubs; provide support through tailored one to one sessions; provide peer support opportunities.

£670,255 Big Lottery Fund
19 Apr 2016 Burton Pidsea Memorial Hall and Playing Fields

Funding will support the development of the hall so that it can continue as a vital village hub and expand its services to the community. These have included a community transport scheme, pop-up caf? once a week, tai chi, sewing group, line dancing, parish council meetings, badminton, table tennis and is used in conjunction with the outside space for bootcamp, football, an annual 10k run, car boot sales and village festival.

£15,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2016 Canongate Youth

This group provides a range of services including recreational clubs and activities for under and over 12s, and employability training and placements for young people. The funding will be used to research the feasibility of setting up a new social enterprise offering affordable out of school provision for local families across a number of sites in the south east of Edinburgh. This will be means tested and offered free in some cases. The service will also include an employability scheme.

£7,340 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Carnew Rural Society

The organisation works to develop community spirit in the Carnew, Corbally, Fedany, Garvaghy and Shanrod areas of dromore. They are using the ?9,600 to provide events, training and equipment and to make improvements to their community hall.

£9,600 Big Lottery Fund
27 May 2016 Cerebra - For Brain Injured Children and Young People

Cerebra - For Brain Injured Children and Young People

£499 Big Lottery Fund
23 Mar 2016 Citizens Advice Stroud & Cotswold Districts Limited

A project to provide support for people in hardship, in particular rurally-isolated older people. Working with partners the scheme will provide isolated older people with volunteer befrienders, and advice, access and transport to services. It will also provide access to housing support, including emergency accommodation for women and families fleeing domestic abuse, community outreach, foodbank services, job clubs, and specialist support for families with parenting difficulties.

£499,780 Big Lottery Fund
3 May 2016 Citizens House

This funding is to develop plans to extend on three sides of their current building to create a larger main hall, additional rooms, small caf? with conservatory and patio area. The development grant will pay for professional fees and site investigation costs.

£24,940 Big Lottery Fund
4 Apr 2016 CJO

The project will focus on preventing domestic abuse and raise awareness of child sexual exploitation and female genital mutilation. The partnership will help break down barriers that prevent women and girls them accessing mainstream services; support victims and survivors and help build the capacity of African and Caribbean women?s organisations in Hackney.

£754,409 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2016 Cloch Housing Association Limited

Cloch Housing Association Limited

£9,800 Big Lottery Fund
28 Apr 2016 Collydean Community Centre

This group took over the management of the centre from Collydean Neighbourhood Centre Management Committee, which disbanded. When it disbanded, the breakfast and after school club that had successfully run at the centre for many years was also forced to close. It was replaced by a temporary childcare facility in the centre run by Fife Council. The group plans to re-establish this facility and will the funding to engage a consultant to develop a business plan to scope out the service.

£4,150 Big Lottery Fund
29 Mar 2016 Cordale Housing Association Limited

This organisation wishes to develop an existing underused site on the main street into a community garden space. This could include space for allotments, learning, landscape training and volunteer work. The housing association is unsure how to progress with the development of the existing space in regards to the scope of possible land uses. The funding will be used for a feasibility study incorporating community consultation activities, and technical surveys and drawings.

£8,736 Big Lottery Fund
29 Jun 2016 Dalmuir Park Housing Association Limited

This pilot project will involve a group of enthusiastic residents working with landscape architects and using a community approach to the clean-up then repurpose areas of illegal dumping of rubbish. It will involve families, young people and older people in the planning and creation of pocket gardens and other shared amenity areas in an effort to raise the profile of the environment in largely tenement housing stock.

£9,758 Big Lottery Fund
11 Apr 2016 Dersingham Parish Council

The Parish Council has identified that the church hall is no longer fit for community usage. It will now explore the options to replace it with a modern-purpose built facility for use by the whole community.

£17,967 Big Lottery Fund
5 May 2016 Design Council

This programme will take a pioneering design-led approach to improving people?s experience of life as they age. It will bring together people in later life, social innovators and commissioners of health and care services to develop and deliver new solutions to better support the needs and aspirations of their communities. Initially based in the South West, the programme represents a new model for people-centred innovation that could transform responses to the challenges of the UK?s ageing population.

£3,651,508 Big Lottery Fund
24 Jun 2016 Domestic Abuse Safety Unit (Deeside)

Domestic Abuse Safety Unit (Deeside)

£250,916 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Donemana Women's Institute

The group, based near Strabane, organises monthly talks and presentations on various topics. They are using the ?1,780 to provide guest speakers for six meetings, to teach skills and crafts and for a networking event to include an exhibition of the work of the group.

£1,780 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Drumaroad & Clanvaraghan Community Association

The group work to promote cohesion and well-being in the rural communities of Drumaroad and Clanvaraghan in the Castlewellan area. They are using the ?4,500 to provide a range of activities for children, families and older people.

£4,500 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2016 Elspeth Lamb

Papermaking at Mount Fuji

£1,600 Creative Scotland
28 Jun 2016 Fox Park Residents Association

The group provides a community facility in Drumnakilly, outside Omagh. They are using the ?7,744 to provide a programme of activities for local people throughout the year, including IT and arts and crafts classes, fun days and trips.

£7,744 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2016 Furness Cricket Club

Installation of new outfield drainage to improve ground

£3,010 Sport England
28 Jun 2016 Galliagh Women's Group

The organisation aims to increase self-esteem, personal development and health and well-being of women in the Galliagh area of Derry/Londonderry. They are using the ?7,749 to provide a programme of classes for younger women.

£7,749 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Greenisland Football Club

The group provides football activities for over 400 young people using facilities including their clubhouse and pitches. These facilities are also used by a range of community and voluntary groups each week. They are using the ?9,762 to upgrade the clubhouse to provide a more accessible community space.

£9,726 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jan 2016 Hafod Primary School

Hafod Primary School

£4,700 Big Lottery Fund
23 May 2016 Health For All (Leeds) Ltd

Development grant to investigate the feasibility, including survey, for a new two storey centre for the local community. The current facility is used by 1,200 local people monthly and is expected to double once a new centre is available. It is expected that the new centre would be used for various local clubs, exercise classes, adult learning courses and a community caf?.

£32,078 Big Lottery Fund
15 May 2016 Heart of Argyll Wildlife Organisation

This group will use the funding to run a pilot programme of walks and events at their site, develop a sustainable business plan, and organise visits to other community orientated wildlife centres to gain an insight how they were established.

£8,026 Big Lottery Fund
15 Apr 2016 Hillcroft College

Hillcroft College?s proposed project aims to engage women in learning and development, especially those furthest from education, by providing excellent residential study opportunities and exceptional support services. This will be achieved through the provision of increased support and access to improved specialist services for women prior to becoming students, during their period of study, and after their studies have finished.

£753,000 Big Lottery Fund
9 May 2016 Holdings Ecosse Ltd t/a SellOutPictures


£35,127 Creative Scotland
1 Apr 2016 Hull and East Riding Citizens Advice Bureau Ltd

This project aims to target people facing barriers to accessing support due to compounding issues such as mental health problems. It will focus on migrants and asylum seekers, single parents and single men who are less likely to approach services.

£749,942 Big Lottery Fund
26 May 2016 Hull UK City of Culture 2017 Limited

This is a new project will deliver a 365 day programme of cultural activities to celebrate the 2017 City of Culture. The aim of this project is to deliver a volunteering programme to enable 4,000 participants to develop learning and skills, improve their wellbeing and decrease social isolation. A large outreach and recruitment campaign will aid the work. Bespoke approaches have been developed for hard to reach groups like isolated and disabled people, those with poor mental health and young adults.

£499,991 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Indian Senior Citizens Club

The group provides activities for Indian senior citizens living in the greater Belfast area to prevent social isolation. They are using the ?10,000 for a weekly programme of activities including using iPads, crocheting, candle making, relaxation and exercise, and a luncheon club.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jun 2016 John Mitchel's Gaelic Athletic Club

The club provides sporting, musical, cross community and environmental activities for the residents of Claudy and surrounding area. They are using the ?10,000 to develop a programme of women?s health and fitness activities across all age groups and abilities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 JT Inspires Trust

The east Belfast organisation works to improve the health and wellbeing of teenagers with congenital heart problems. They are using the ?9,700 to provide a range of fun activities for young people with congenital heart disease and their families.

£9,700 Big Lottery Fund
13 Apr 2016 Keighley Association For Women and Children's Centre

The project will engage with women and girls who are at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation, violence and grooming in the Keighley area. They will work with women and girls to give them the confidence to not fall into grooming by men and older boys. The project will also develop community awareness around myths and stereotypes within the Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee community surrounding gender roles and equality.

£500,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Kells and Connor Primary School Parent Teacher Association

The organisation provides fundraising, educational and social opportunities for pupils, families and the wider community of Kells and Connor Primary School. They are using the ?10,000 to install an outdoor activity trail for children?s play and exercise activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
28 Mar 2016 King Rollo Films Ltd

Gaelic/English Animation Development

£14,000 Creative Scotland
21 Jun 2016 Landau Limited

The funding will be used to develop a project supporting facing multiple barrier to employment, such as low skills, disabilities, or homelessness, to move towards the labour market. The grant will be used for participant consultation, European funding monitoring and compliance training and systems establishment, governance training, web page development and legal advice on partnership agreements and State Aid.

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jul 2016 Landworks


£173,335 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Lissan Hall Committee

The group has been recently established to renovate a formerly derelict parish hall in Lissan, outside Cookstown. They are using the ?9,970 to provide a new floor in the hall so it can be used by local community groups.

£9,970 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Little Folk Playgroup

The Rostrevor community playgroup offers curriculum based learning to preschool children. They are using the ?4,600 to create a multipurpose outdoor play area for the playgroup.

£4,600 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jun 2016 Loanhead Community Learning Association

This group runs ?The Kabin?, a community facility serving over 1500 people and 15 organisations. This includes a community garden, where there is a hard landscaping training station offering gardening and landscaping employability courses for local unemployed people. The group will use the funding to engage a consultant to establish if it would be feasible to set up an affordable bespoke garden and hard landscaping service to the local community which would be launched as a social enterprise.

£9,804 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jun 2016 Loch Tayside Community Interest Company

This group will use the funding to employ a project manager and engage a consultant to carry out a community consultation and feasibility study for a 22-mile path along the northern side of Loch Tay. This path will link the settlements of Kenomre, Fearnan, Lawers and Killin. The aim of the path is to create a safe off-road multi-use route for walkers, cyclist and horse-riders, providing safe routes for these activities for people of all ages and abilities, and to encourage active travel.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jun 2016 Loughmacrory Community Development Association

The group provides a range of activities for the community outside Omagh. They are using the ?10,000 for fitness training sessions, a range of exercise and healthy eating activities and a celebration event at the end to congratulate all the people who take part.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Apr 2016 LSE Enterprises LTD

LSE Enterprises LTD

£23,220 Big Lottery Fund
2 May 2016 Makar Productions

A REYKJAVIK PORNO (Distribution)

£10,800 Creative Scotland
9 Apr 2016 Marford Pre-School Playgroup and Toddlers

Marford Pre-School Playgroup and Toddlers

£4,611 Big Lottery Fund
26 Apr 2016 MCWG


£9,916 Big Lottery Fund
21 Apr 2016 Merched Y Wawr Cangen Betws-y-Coed a'r Fro

Merched Y Wawr Cangen Betws-y-Coed a'r Fro

£900 Big Lottery Fund
18 Apr 2016 Mind


£485,825 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jul 2016 Mind

The funding will be used to develop a research strategy to support people experiencing mental health problems across the UK. Additionally, funding will also goes toward exploratory sessions to improve services and increase understanding, capture existing service offers, project design, design and production of project proposal, prototyping and user engagement.

£41,505 Big Lottery Fund
15 Mar 2016 MindOut LGBTQ Mental Health Service

Support for LGBTQ adults and young people currently in hardship crisis, or at risk, primarily through homelessness, unemployment, mental health issues, substance abuse, social isolation and suicidal distress who are less likely to access help due to fear of discrimination. Immediate support will provide practical support with food parcels and advocacy. Individual action plans will be developed to enable the individual to be more in control of their lives longer-term.

£404,477 Big Lottery Fund
7 Jan 2016 Moffat Community Woodlands

This group is seeking to transfer ownership of Gallow Hill (an area of woodland of 30 hectares which overlooks Moffat) to the community. The local landowner has indicated that he would be willing to sell the land to the community. The group will use the funding for a valuation of the land which is a key requirement before the project can be further progressed.

£3,150 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2016 New Caledonian Woodlands Ltd

This project supports adults experiencing mental ill-health and social isolation in moving towards improved well-being, more active lives and employment. The novel programme, using woodland based activities in a natural environment, builds resilience, confidence and self-esteem amongst participants with the aim of reducing isolation and loneliness.

£97,716 Big Lottery Fund
14 Mar 2016 New Galloway Community Enterprises Limited

New Galloway Community Enterprises Limited

£44,153 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Niamh Louise Foundation

The dungannon-based organsiation supports people at risk of suicide or bereaved by suicide. They are using the ?10,000 to create a book about bereavement by suicide and recovering from thoughts of suicide. It will include stories from group members, coping techniques, and inspirational quotes and poems to help healing and recovery.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Jun 2016 North & West Taxi Proprietors Ltd

The Community Support Initiative, based in Creggan in Derry/Londonderry, was developed after local people identified the need to set up a project to help them retrain and get back to work. The five-year project, which received ?500,000, includes advice, support and advocacy to people wishing to become self-employed or develop social economy enterprises. It is setting up social economy enterprises including plumbing and window cleaning to help the project become sustainable and provide work experience.

£500,000 Big Lottery Fund
6 Apr 2016 Parent Engagement Panel

This project will provide employability training to unemployed adults aged 25-49, culminating in a work experience programme. This will enable people to learn new skills, improving their job prospects.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Apr 2016 Pathway Project

Women and girls who are experiencing or affected by domestic abuse will be supported through refuge, counselling and outreach. Independent Domestic Violence Advisors and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors will provide support and volunteers and ex-service users will be trained as peer mentors. There will be focus on awareness and prevention by engaging with hard to reach women and girls. Three core areas will cover First Steps, Early Intervention and specific support for young women and girls.

£555,000 Big Lottery Fund
14 Mar 2016 Paul Fegan

Where You're Meant To Be

£15,000 Creative Scotland
28 Jun 2016 Phoenix ADHD Project Limited

The organisation based in Coleraine provides tailored support programmes for children and young people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and their families. They are using the ?7,710 to provide an outdoor summer camp in July and August.

£7,710 Big Lottery Fund
7 Mar 2016 Po Valley Productions Ltd.


£100,000 Creative Scotland
28 Jun 2016 Portadown YMCA

The group runs a youth club in Portadown. They are using the ?7,750 to deliver a community festival in three estates in the local area, including a summer scheme, trips and a range of activities.

£7,750 Big Lottery Fund
20 May 2016 ReUseIt Furniture Re-use Project

This group will examine ways to improve their sustainability and will use the funding to engage a consultant who will provide board governance and new board member recruitment support, carry out the necessary consultation leading to the production of a feasibility plan, identify other (recycle, re-use and repair) organisations which RFEP can visit to exchange best practice procedures, and hold a community event to explain to the public the results of the consultation and feasibility study.

£9,950 Big Lottery Fund
20 Apr 2016 RISE

Female survivors of domestic and sexual abuse will be provided with help from short-term crisis support through to longer-term guidance. RISE has seen an increase in clients and anticipates it will increase by a further 33%. The new project will focusing on preventative work and provide women with a platform to become independent by producing their own services and support others. Brighton and Hove is a pilot site for the Change That Lasts framework developed by the national Women?s Aid federation.

£740,036 Big Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 Royal Holloway, University of London

Freedom and Justice: exploring Magna Carta's legacy online, in the classroom and in the community

£505,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Apr 2016 Salon Pictures


£250,000 Creative Scotland
27 Apr 2016 Savera UK

As a result of Savera identifying an increase in the number of cases of domestic abuse reported to the police from within the Merseyside BAMER communities they will be expanding their support for women at crisis point. This will include 1-2-1 services to help deal with the immediate impact of domestic abuse or harmful practice along with continued support. Support teams will be trained on cultural awareness, understanding abuse and harmful practice to awareness among young people in schools and communities.

£340,350 Big Lottery Fund
30 Jun 2016 Scottish Farm Land Trust

This group aims to create secure and affordable opportunities for young people and new entrants to farming, to help them establish and sustain small ecological farms. The funding will be used to develop their idea for an ecological, community-orientated model of farming in Scotland. This will involve an examination of the legal and financial options to enable the ambitions of the Trust to be met. A report and business plan will be made available at the end of the project.

£9,895 Big Lottery Fund
10 Mar 2016 Sherman Theatre

Sherman Cymru is aiming to undertake a strategic audience development project bwith a new family production in its summer programme, which is traditionally a quieter period in the programme. The ambition is to maintain momentum established with family audiences at Christmas by providing strong, cultural activity over the summer.

£29,491 Arts Council of Wales
28 Jun 2016 Shopmobility Omagh

The group provides wheelchairs and power scooters to help people with mobility problems to get out and about. They are using the ?8,965 to provide a trailer to allow the group to transport wheelchairs and scooters to events.

£8,965 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jun 2016 Sigma Films

Strategic Business Development

£25,000 Creative Scotland
11 Jan 2016 Sigma Films

No Mean City

£52,000 Creative Scotland
6 May 2016 SIT

This project aims to support Somali women to enhance their life chances through creating a new Somali Women?s Hub where women can access a range of skills development sessions; support women to develop their own ?Somali Women Task Force? to make local mainstream providers more accessible.

£154,941 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jun 2016 Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful ? one day conference

£7,500 Creative Scotland
4 May 2016 South Ayrshire Women's Aid

The funding will be used to commission a feasibility study which will include detailed plans, costing for the conversion of the property to a core and cluster model, and development of a financial model for the work to including a repair and maintenance budget.

£9,360 Big Lottery Fund
10 Mar 2016 South West Mull and Iona Development

South West Mull and Iona Development

£9,500 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 Superstars Club

The group, based in outside Dungannon, provide social and leisure activities to young people and adults who have a learning difficulty. They are using the ?10,000 to produce a drama performance.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Jul 2016 Support Staffordshire

Support Staffordshire

£1,038,909 Big Lottery Fund
13 Jun 2016 TCHC

The funding will be used to develop a project providing a wrap-around service response when working with participants who are long-term unemployed or economically inactive, helping them to move towards and into employment. The grant will be used for a project development lead to fund governance meetings, project development, co-design, marketing, stakeholder engagement, venue hire and expenses.

£29,300 Big Lottery Fund
19 May 2016 Tenterhooks

This organisation is an outdoor creative play and performance organisation combining a forest school ethos with the creative arts. This group will use the funding to develop a business plan using action research. Two pilot project will be planned and delivered following the research phase of the project.

£9,900 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 The Fitzone Foundation

The group promotes health and fitness in the Craigavon area and organises activities for all age groups. They are using the ?8,592 to provide an eight month programme of activities at a local community hall for all age groups and fitness levels.

£8,592 Big Lottery Fund
28 Jun 2016 The Lady of the Lake Festival

The organisation runs a 10 day community festival every July. They are using the ?8,380 for a ?School Around the Corner? day during the festival to celebrate the 50th and 60th anniversaries of the two primary schools in Irvinestown. The event includes old and new pupils talking about their experiences of school days, an exhibition of old photos and records, and a re-enactment of school experience before 1960.

£8,380 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jun 2016 The Larder West Lothian

This groups aim is to alleviate poverty and re-engage people with food. It does this by supporting young people to enter employment in the hospitality industry and getting more people cooking. The Larder cook school operates as a social enterprise with all profits being used to support the employability programmes for young people. The group will use the funding to commission a feasibility study to examine the possibility of becoming an SQA approved centre, and for the development of a bakery and caf?.

£3,000 Big Lottery Fund
25 Apr 2016 The Melting Pot

This organisation stimulates and supports social innovation by providing range of resources and services for social change makers, including a coworking space. It has a proven business model and is regularly approached by social entrepreneurs, community organisations and Business Improvement Districts who are interested in using its expertise. The funding will to used to create a network of coworking hubs across Scotland. The idea will be widely promoted and be a replication of its own business model.

£9,953 Big Lottery Fund
11 Jan 2016 The Proud Trust Ltd

The organisation will use the funding to increase their capacity by delivering young leader?s training, to run three events and to print ?coming out guides?. The young leaders will design and deliver youth work support sessions and events to empower positive change. Three events and production of the ?Coming Out? guide for family and friends of LGBT people, will disseminate information and educate the wider community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 May 2016 The Women's Organisation

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that aims to improve participant?s financial literacy and will prepare them to progress to employment or training. There will be a range of activities including a confidence programme and outreach events. The development funding will be used to cover staff costs and partnership development.

£40,539 Big Lottery Fund
16 May 2016 Unity Group Wales

Unity Group Wales

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
30 Mar 2016 Venus

Venus will work with women who have lost their children to public care or adoption to empower them to manage their own lives. Venus will get involved early when their are further pregnancies and provide support the year after to reduce the likelihood of their new child going into care. Other areas of help will include parenting training, interventions with regards to substance misuse and support to help women to build supportive relationships with family members and friends to build their support network.

£421,863 Big Lottery Fund
24 May 2016 Wargrave Cricket Club

3 new full length practice bay nets

£49,109 Sport England
7 Apr 2016 Warwickshire CAVA

Warwickshire CAVA

£2,271,247 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jun 2016 Wheatsheaf Trust

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that will work with individuals who are most disadvantaged and distant from the labour market. It will provide supported work experience placements and will target those who are experiencing long term unemployment with a particular focus on young people not in employment, education or training, offenders, ex-offenders and the long term unemployed with mental health issues. The development funding will be used research and develop the final application.

£7,741 Big Lottery Fund