Recently Announced Lottery Grants

Last updated 23 March 2017

Lottery grant data is updated approximately once a month.

139 matching grants found.

Showing 100 results per page.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
28 Jul 2016 Emmanouil Moraitis

Collaborative stage performance Stockholm

£2,836 Arts Council England
27 Jul 2016 Northern Inclusion Consortium Limited

This grant will be used to develop a project to support 2,500 of the hardest to reach residents across the five Tees Valley Local Authorities. Participants will include the long term unemployed who are facing barriers to work like homelessness, debt and substance misuse.

£3,679,913 Big Lottery Fund
31 Jul 2016 Grameen Scotland Foundation

This group are the first to adopt the Grameen approach in the UK, offering small loans (microcredit), initially of ?1,000, for up to 52 weeks to new start up and existing small businesses in the hardest to reach communities. The funding will be used to engage a consultant to set up this process, identifying a clear set of core outcomes for Grameen in the UK, identifying outcome indicators and creating an outcome evaluation framework, which will be evaluated six months after implementation.

£3,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Aug 2016 Bovey Tracey Town Council

This project will purchase outdoor fitness equipment to help promote healthy living and address obesity.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
1 Aug 2016 Pegasus Opera Company Limited

This event will reach out to and celebrate the talent of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) operatic artists during Black History Month, inviting people from all over the community to be in the audience. The event will also be used to launch an intergenerational community choir.

£9,700 Big Lottery Fund
2 Aug 2016 Stranraer Development Trust

This group will use the funding to undertake a consultation and business planning exercise to examine the feasibility of running an annual Stranraer Oyster Festival. This festival would showcase and celebrate Scotland?s only native wild oyster beds which are situated in Loch Ryan. The oysters will be the focus of the festival but it presents an opportunity to celebrate other local produce and producers.

£9,350 Big Lottery Fund
2 Aug 2016 Ayrshire Childrens Services CIC

This organisation provides support to children and young people aged 3-18 years with additional support needs (ASN), running a ?1-2-1? support service to over 50 families. The group plans to set up and run a Skills and Play Centre. The funding will be used to engage a consultant to conduct a wider more in depth consultation with children and their families, seek professional advice to ensure they have the best variety of equipment and sensory resources, and to engage a centre designer.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 St Comgall's GAC

The group offers a community space in the Antrim area. They are using the ?9,200 to provide a range of health and well-being activities for the community.

£9,200 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 LLT Womens Group

The group provides social and recreational activities for women in the rural areas of Laurencetown, Lenaderg and Tullylish, near Banbridge. They are using the ?5,345 to deliver a range of activities, trips and classes.

£5,345 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Kilcooley Primary School

The Bangor primary school is using the ?9,552 to rejuvenate their nursery garden and introduce environmental practices such as re-cycling, planting vegetables and composting. They are also providing an eco-friendly playhouse, a sensory mud kitchen and a willow hut.

£9,552 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Share Discovery Village

The group runs an activity centre in Fermanagh, focusing on the inclusion of disabled people. They are using the ?8,480 to develop an area of waste land into a shared space for relaxation and education and to provide a greenhouse for use as an outdoor classroom.

£8,480 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Roddensvale Special School

The group is a special school based in Larne for children and young people aged between three and 19 years old. They are using the ?7,560 to provide access to Music Therapy for Me sessions.

£7,560 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Parents & Friends of Glenside Community

The organisation promotes and supports adults with a learning disability in Strabane, Newtownstewart, Castlederg and Donemana areas. They are using the ?5,000 to deliver workshops for adults with a learning disability to learn to appreciate and perform music through singing and drumming.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Glascar Rural Association

The group is a rural community development organisation based in an Orange Hall outside Banbridge. They are using the ?9,670 to provide new furniture and make improvements to the hall to allow for greater community use.

£9,670 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Ballymena North Partnership Limited

The group provides training and employment opportunities and also promotes participation in health, fitness and recreation activities. They are using the ?9,808 to develop an area of waste land into allotments for growing produce.

£9,808 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Sunnylands and Woodburn Community Development Group

The group, based in Carrickfergus, works to improve quality of life for residents in the area. They are using the ?10,000 to develop a community garden and to deliver mental health and first aid training and suicide intervention skills training and an emotional wellbeing fair.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Dunmurry Community Association

The organisation provides community led initiatives including advocacy, advice, learning and development, support and networking. They are using the ?8,900 to hold a variety of community cultural celebrations and a community sports day.

£8,900 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Newbuildings Primary School

The primary school in Newbuildings is using the ?8,856 to provide an afterschool programme with a range of activities to meet the social, emotional and health needs of children aged four-11.

£8,856 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Derryoghill LOL 3

The organisation, near Dungannon, organises monthly meetings and activities for the local community. They are using the ?10,000 to replace the roof of the local hall to allow the group to continue to provide a venue for use by the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
3 Aug 2016 Larchfield Community Development Association

The organisation encourages residents of Anahilt, Aughnaleck and Legacurry to get involved in community activities. They are using the ?6,784 to deliver a range of social activities to build skills and improve the physical and mental wellbeing of people in the area.

£6,784 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2016 Learning Disability Alliance Scotland

The organisation will use the funding to undertake an exercise to look at ways of enabling people with disabilities to play a more participative part in decision making which affects their lives. The new ways of engaging project will look at using new technology such as internet enabled mobile phones and tablet computers with appropriate surveys to allow participants to give their views on issues and services which affect them.

£9,870 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2016 Pomeroy Flute Band

The group provides musical tuition and takes part in parades and competitions. They are using the ?8,407 to provide a music and social programme for 30 young people, with an end of project concert and CD.

£8,407 Big Lottery Fund
4 Aug 2016 Cairde na Gaelscoile

This parent-teacher group, based in Derry/Londonderry, supports extra-curricular events for the school community. They are using the ?7,665 for a family health programme, music for wellbeing, and a summer scheme.

£7,665 Big Lottery Fund
5 Aug 2016 Islington Chinese Association

Islington Chinese Association

£3,980 Big Lottery Fund
8 Aug 2016 Pendle Women's Forum

The organisation will use the funding to bring together women from different communities to explore issues of mutual concern and interest. The project will culminate in a number of multi-cultural events held in different parts of the borough. The project aims to create better informed, more tolerant and more cohesive communities and improve links between the Asian, indigenous and eastern European communities.

£9,355 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2016 Mind

To challenge negative perceptions towards people with poor mental health. The project will expand work with young people, employers and schools and focus the campaign more on harder to reach groups such as men in lower socio-economic groups. It will establish 16 local hubs involving partnerships with health boards, local authorities and VCS organisations.

£2,500,000 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2016 The Seed Box

This group provides horticultural training and outdoor therapy to adults, known as co-workers, with additional support needs. The funding will be used to engage an architect to produce a set of plans to allow an application to be made to the Big Lottery Fund or other funders to build a workshop, office and toilet block. The organisations business plan will also be updated.

£3,500 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2016 HCT Group

HCT Group

£583,364 Big Lottery Fund
11 Aug 2016 Auchenharvie Academy

Auchenharvie Academy

£7,056 Big Lottery Fund
11 Aug 2016 Rothesay Pavilion

This group will use the funding to work with young people on Bute to develop a bespoke music and media project that will be led by young people giving them increased confidence, skills and work opportunities. The group currently work with 11 young people supporting them to collaborate in making and performing music.

£9,800 Big Lottery Fund
12 Aug 2016 The Creative Collective

This project will deliver a 2-day arts and music festival, with a number of smaller, monthly events leading up to the festival. It will bring together a number of voluntary and private sector organisaitons across culturally diverse groups.

£6,500 Big Lottery Fund
12 Aug 2016 Islington Refugee Forum

Islington Refugee Forum

£7,047 Big Lottery Fund
14 Aug 2016 DIYYA Project

This project is two international Women?s Week events to celebrate the cultures of Romanian Christian women and Pakistani Muslim women. This will promote integration, friendship and understanding.

£9,982 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 Indifference Proud To Be C.I.C

Indifference Proud To Be C.I.C. in Swansea who support people with disabilities and their carers, will use the grant to provide pamper sessions for people with physical and learning disabilities of all ages to increase wellbeing. This grant for ?4,970 will fund vehicle hire, support workers, volunteer expenses, workshop equipment, and other consumables.

£4,970 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 Croy Regeneration Forum

This group will use the funding to construct a community garden on an area of local derelict land.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 The Gambian Resource and Advisory Bureau

The project will use the funding to run a two-day sporting, cultural and musical extravaganza. This will enable the organisation to promote traditional Gambian and Senegalese culture and bring the community together to integrate and have a deeper understanding and appreciation between members of the community.

£8,950 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 Rosmini Centre Wisbech

This project will use funding to celebrate International Children?s Day with the local community. The event will provide entertainment and activities to bring people together and embrace the different cultures in Wisbech.

£8,264 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 Willowbrook Hospice

The organisation will use the funding to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of hospice care in the community with a two day Sunflower Festival with a ?bee? theme and with live music, music workshops, massage and aromatherapy sessions, tai chi and yoga demonstrations and children's rides. There will be a memory wall and people will be encouraged to help build up a memory book. This project will promote wellbeing and allow people within the community to engage with each other.

£9,500 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2016 Barrhead & Neilston Disabled Forum (Band F)

This group run a weekly drop-in service for older people and people with disabilities. They will use the funding to develop their activities.

£7,800 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2016 Friends of Boyan Trust

This project will use the funding to hold a launch event for their newly refurbished premises as well as an improved delivery model that has resulted from consultation. This will enable the organisation to promote their new one-to-one buddying service, which will centre on activities delivered by volunteers of all ages and encourage multi-generational interaction. The event will also help in recruiting volunteers

£9,780 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2016 The Highlife Centre Ltd

This project is a one day African and Caribbean Food and Music Festival. This will celebrate African and Caribbean culture, and will also tackle social isolation in the black minority community.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
17 Aug 2016 Stranraer Town and Rural Trust (START)

This group will use the funding for start-up costs, including office supplies, volunteer expenses, help to develop plans and policies, and training for the trustees.

£9,922 Big Lottery Fund
18 Aug 2016 Howard Garden Social and Day Care Centre

This project will use funding to erect a mini-greenhouse and buy equipment for their gardening club. This will help to improve the social interaction and physical health and wellbeing of the older club members.

£598 Big Lottery Fund
18 Aug 2016 Pinkspiration C.I.C.

Pinkspiration C.I.C. in Abercynon will use the grant to involve a local community in the regeneration of a community building in Cardiff. This grant for ?5,000 will fund training costs, materials and volunteers expenses.

£5,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Rural Housing Scotland

The organisations aim is to assist rural communities to relieve poverty by alleviating rural homelessness and poor housing conditions. This project will work with the three community groups of Blackhaugh Farm, Tombreck and Comrie in Perthshire involving them in the research and study of how homes can be owned by a Mutual Home Ownership Society (MHOS). This type of organisation is controlled by its members who are the residents of the homes it provides.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Blacklandmill Bowling Club

This club will use the funding to refurbish the main indoor areas of the club including the bowls house, main hall and disabled toilet.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 The St Gerard's Community Centre Committee

The group provides a range of activities and support for people in the north Belfast and Newtownabbey area. They are using the ?4,460 grant to hold a dinner and social event to bring people in the area together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the centre.

£4,460 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Ballyhornan and District Community Association

The organisation based in Ballyhornan, near Downpatrick, run activities for all age groups from the local community centre. They are using the ?3,506 to upgrade the sports facilities with new fitness and play equipment.

£3,506 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Ardstraw and Baronscourt Youth Council

The organisation provides activities for young people and the wider community in the Ardstraw area near Newtonstewart. They are using the ?10,000 to make improvements to the kitchen in their hall, so it better meets the needs of the community.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 St Joseph's Primary School

The Lisburn primary school is using the ?10,000 to install an adventure trim trail to give the children fun and engaging physical play opportunities within the school grounds.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 St Marys On The Hill Guide Unit

The organisation, based in Glengormley, offers activities, adventure and challenges for girls and women. They are using the ?6,270 to deliver a Free Being Me residential, to encourage girls to increase their self-esteem and be more confident in their body image.

£6,270 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Pawzitive

The organisation promotes pet assisted therapy for people in need in the Downpatrick area. They are using the ?9,839 to train dog handlers to carry out support with 100 primary school children in the Downpatrick area. The children are developing literacy by reading aloud to the ?book buddy? dogs.

£9,839 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Tamnamore Flute Band

The group provide free music and tuition, and activities, events and facilities for the local community in Dungannon. They are using the ?10,000 for a barbecue and family fun night, a reunion dinner for current and past members and to make improvements to their hall.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Westenders Older People's Group

The organisation organises social, health and well-being and cross-community activities for older people in Armagh. They are using the ?7,245 to provide health and well-being such as tea-dances, cross-community exchanges, exercise, social outings, volunteering and talks.

£7,245 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Ballybot Community Association

The Newry group provide activities, trips and events for young people and older people, and seasonal events for the whole community. They are using the ?9,699 for community outings, arts and crafts, painting and flower arranging classes and an inter-generational fun day.

£9,699 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Inverbrena over 50's Group

The organisation promotes activities to improve mental health and well-being for older people in the Strangford area. They are using the ?1,940 for activities such as quilting sessions, arts and crafts, gardening tips, exercise and local historical talks.

£1,940 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Gaelscoil na Daroige

The school provides primary education to children in the Ballymagroarty area of Derry/Londonderry. They are using the ?9,647 to provide equipment for afterschool clubs to enhance children?s development.

£9,647 Big Lottery Fund
19 Aug 2016 Ellesmere Port & Neston Association of Voluntary & Community

The project will use the funding to deliver an event that will unite the diverse multi-cultural community represented by Turkish, Polish, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Malaysian and Nigerian communities. The planned event will involve entertainment showcasing the different cultures, an example identified is a Morris dancing troupe in the town that will be supporting other groups to showcase their dance, music, food and art.

£5,627 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Perth College

The college will run a pilot project entitled ?Digital Ninjas? to match young volunteers with older people to improve communication across generations. This will benefit older people by enabling them to gain digital skills to reduce or eliminate their digital exclusion. Young people will benefit from gaining communication and other soft skills through volunteering, this will count towards the volunteering element of the Duke of Edinburgh awards, and SQA volunteering skills award at SCQF Level 4, 5 or 6.

£4,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Disability Equality Group NI

The user-led group works to raise awareness and provide opportunities for people with disabilities. They are using the ?4,900 to deliver OCN accredited disability awareness training at Holywell Trust Social Enterprise Hub in Derry/Londonderry to 50 volunteers from across Northern Ireland.

£4,900 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Blackmountain Action Group

Blackmountain Action Group provides educational, personal and social development opportunities to people in the Springmartin Road area of west Belfast. They are using the ?10,000 to support young people to improve their skills through programmes in music production, DJ skills and multimedia production.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Owenkillew Community Parent and Toddler Group

Based near Gortin, Co Tyrone, the group provide childcare for children aged four and under. They are using the ?776 for additional creative activities sessions to enhance the children's development.

£776 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Kingdom Men's Shed

The group provides a place for older men from Kilkeel and surrounding areas to meet and take part in activities. They are using the ?7,730 for a programme of activities including conservation, horticulture, cooking, DIY, exercise and outings to places of interest.

£7,730 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 7th Antrim Whiteabbey Scouts

The group is a voluntary cross community scout group offering activities such as scout led community projects, camping and team building. They are using the ?9,264 to provide the group with their own camping equipment.

£9,264 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Carr's Glen Primary School

The primary school in the Carr?s Glen area of north Belfast received ?10,000 to offer basic internet training to adults. This is allowing them to do their shopping online especially for those who are not able to get out regularly due to health or transport issues.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Dromore Road Primary School

The school in Warrenpoint is using the ?9,990 to create an outdoor play area for the children in the school and the younger children in the community after school hours.

£9,990 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Midland Senior Citizens' Club

The group provides weekly activities for older people in north Belfast. They are using the ?7,612 to provide older people with a programme of trips, activities and classes to reduce isolation and boost social interaction.

£7,612 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Newington Day Centre

The organisation in north Belfast supports older people to remain independent, living in their own homes. They are using the ?10,000 to provide computer equipment, cameras and a range of IT courses so older people can compile life story books, and use online resources.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 The Ballymena Club For The Hard Of Hearing

The Ballymena Club for the Hard of Hearing provides support for people with hearing loss by holding monthly meetings and free lip reading classes. They are using the ?2,100 for a series of 35 free lip reading classes for people with hearing loss.

£2,100 Big Lottery Fund
23 Aug 2016 Old School Youth Academy

The group supports children and young people in Ballymoney. They are using the ?9,955 to provide fitness equipment and social programmes for teenagers. They are also providing training in drug and alcohol awareness, sexual health, first aid and money management, and a work placement scheme.

£9,955 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 Ladyton Early Learning and Childcare Centre

This group will use the funding to install outdoor play equipment in their play area.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 Jigsaw (Northern Ireland)

The group, based in west Belfast, provides opportunities for adults with disabilities to take part in recreational and social activities in East and West Belfast and Bangor. They are using the ?9,185 for various art activities that will give people the opportunity to express themselves.

£9,185 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 Corpus Christi Church Youth Club

The organisation, based in west Belfast, offers social and personal development opportunities for young people. They are using the ?9,500 to deliver personal development programmes and training for a group of young people aged 15 to 20.

£9,500 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 Dundonald Primary School

The primary school in Dundonald is situated on a mature woodland. They are using the ?10,000 to train staff and parents as forest school leaders, for development of a forest school to give children more outdoor activities and an alternative approach to learning.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 The Book Reserve C.I.C.

The south Belfast social enterprise employs and supports young ex-offenders. They are using the ?9,340 to offer film and event management training and mentoring to staff and young parents who have recently been homeless. They are holding community movie nights, a Reading Club and toddlers? music and storytelling sessions.

£9,340 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 St Kevin's Primary School

The west Belfast primary school is using the ?10,000 to provide craft activities for parents at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum to improve emotional and family wellbeing and offer opportunities for volunteering.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
24 Aug 2016 Citizens UK Charity

The organisation will use the funding to hold a Community Awards event to celebrate the achievements of improving the lives of local people. The awards event will be a sociable evening with food, entertainment which will enable relationship-building from other stakeholders including primary and secondary schools, colleges, universities, faith institutions of all kinds, charities, community groups, women?s organisations, youth organisations, diaspora organisations and trade unions.

£5,376 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jul 2016 Graham Eatough and Stephen Sutcliffe

No End to Enderby

£40,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Christopher Rush

To The Woods No More

£19,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Blood of the Young

Daphne Oram?s Wonderful World of Sound Spring 2017 Tour

£65,267 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Jackie Wylie

Take Me Somewhere

£99,389 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Cryptic

Sonica 2017

£100,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Marc Brew Company

BREWBAND

£80,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Scottish Historic Buildings Trust

Art, Patrick Geddes and Riddle?s Court

£9,783 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Scotland Loves Animation

Scotland Loves Anime 2016

£15,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Niroshini Thambar

Natural Connections

£8,707 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Janice Galloway

Historical Novel

£11,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Rough Cut Robin Productions

Kidnapped: When Kilts Were Banned

£10,000 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Ludens Ensemble

? Macbeth: Without words? at the 2016 International Shakespeare Festival of Shanghai.

£5,448 Creative Scotland
27 Jul 2016 Vagabond Voices Publishing Ltd

Publishing Programme 2016/17

£21,000 Creative Scotland
1 Aug 2016 Synchronicity Films Ltd

THE CRY TV SERIES SUPPLEMENTAL DEVELOPMENT

£8,000 Creative Scotland
3 Aug 2016 Mental Health Foundation

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival (SMHAFF)

£15,000 Creative Scotland
8 Aug 2016 SDI Outreach

Docscene (7)

£165,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 Jazz Scotland Ltd

Lockerbie Jazz Festival, Dundee Jazz Festival, Fife Jazz Festival

£67,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 COOPER GALLERY /UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

Of Other Spaces: Where Does Gesture Become Event?

£35,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra programme of new international collaborative work and festival 2016

£35,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 LUX

LUX Scotland

£95,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 Luke Daniels

Revolve & Rotate ? The Polyphon Chronicles

£15,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot Incubator ? Helping Creative Social Entrepreneurs Thrive

£15,000 Creative Scotland
10 Aug 2016 Jenny Lindsay (Flint & Pitch Productions)

Flint & Pitch Productions

£23,000 Creative Scotland