Lottery grants awarded to Reading in 2016

49 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
6 Jun 2016 2heavy Production

Trim Palace

£61,881 Arts Council England
17 May 2016 Barbados and Friends Association (Reading)

BAFA (Reading) Heritage Project - 50th Independence Anniversary Celebrations

£10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
4 May 2016 Beautiful Creatures Performance Group

The Fountain - Outdoor Interactive Installation

£15,000 Arts Council England
6 Apr 2016 Becci Louise Fearnley

A City of Foxes Diversity Project

£5,800 Arts Council England
20 Dec 2016 Berkshire Youth

This project will deliver four projects in schools and youth clubs, delivering sessions providing key health messages around nutrition, physical activity and hygiene, including physical activities, training in food safety, legacy training for community leaders and general health information. These activities will include health change management tracking before, after and 6 months after the project, and will improve the health and knowledge of 60 young people and their families.

£9,965 Big Lottery Fund
10 Oct 2016 Caversham Nursery School

The school will create an outdoor all-weather play area for pupils. This will give them a safe and stimulating area, allowing them to get involved in active play.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Sep 2016 Chiranjiv Kainth

Vocal Network

£8,850 Arts Council England
5 Oct 2016 Coley Park Community Association

This project will use the funding to level the land and extend the boundaries and fencing to their community centre. This will improve access for people with mobility issues, increase space for more child friendly activities and establish a vegetable patch to create outdoor learning activities and youth activities.

£8,500 Big Lottery Fund
26 Aug 2016 CultureMix Arts & Music

Elevate fund

£140,000 Arts Council England
10 May 2016 CultureMix Arts Ltd

Carnival of the World

£48,000 Arts Council England
17 Oct 2016 David Foster

Paul Nash Project

£15,000 Arts Council England
25 Jan 2016 Hexham Community Association

This charity will use the funding to install a new kitchen in the community centre. This will provide a serviceable and fit for purpose kitchen to meet the needs of groups and beneficiaries who use the community centre as a hub, including the preparation of meals for the homeless, healthy eating groups and community events and activities.

£7,574 Big Lottery Fund
19 Jan 2016 Hogarth Productions

Pod

£14,994 Arts Council England
15 Jun 2016 Junction Dance

Dance Reading

£15,000 Arts Council England
11 Oct 2016 Kalakunj

KRISHNA: The mythological hero

£40,900 Heritage Lottery Fund
23 May 2016 Kidmore End Parish Council

This parish council will use the funding to refurbish the play areas within the community. This will provide safe and accessible play equipment as well as a suitable area for older children within the local community to improve general health and wellbeing and improve community spirit.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2016 Launchpad Reading

This project will support unemployed people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to improve their work skills. Following referral through hostels and advice services, people be assessed to identify their goals and develop an action plan looking at things like literacy and numeracy, job searches, training and building confidence. There will be opportunities identified by service users, such as dog walking and fishing, to help people build local networks and secure volunteering opportunities.

£325,618 Big Lottery Fund
8 Sep 2016 Launchpad Reading

This project will support unemployed people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to improve their work skills. Following referral through hostels and advice services, people be assessed to identify their goals and develop an action plan looking at things like literacy and numeracy, job searches, training and building confidence. There will be opportunities identified by service users, such as dog walking and fishing, to help people build local networks and secure volunteering opportunities.

£329,545 Big Lottery Fund
10 Jul 2016 Mothertongue Counselling and Listening Service

This charity will use the funding to publish a book of stories from interpreters showing their journey as interpreters. This will provide an anthology which will help those in charge of interpreter services and others who employ interpreters to better understand their role and how they can be best supported.

£5,250 Big Lottery Fund
16 Feb 2016 New Life Kingdom International Ministries

This charity will use the funding to provide sessional staff resources for a local community centre to support people in the local community to learn basic IT, work and life skills. This will provide the resources to improve the skills of young people who are NEET, support children with school and homework and provide adults who are not in employment with IT skills to improve their chances in life.

£6,240 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2016 OTTER Produces

The Hall of Optical Obstacles

£7,320 Arts Council England
19 Dec 2016 Outrider Anthems

Festival of the Dark

£53,910 Arts Council England
10 May 2016 Parenting Special Children

The group will expand its current work providing specialist services to parents and carers of disabled children and young people. Families of looked after or adoptive families, who the group has identified as needing extra support, will be offered workshops and courses focused on understanding trauma and improving attachment. These will include talks from experienced practitioners and support with issues like children?s emotional development, sleeping habits and how to navigate the education system.

£128,530 Big Lottery Fund
15 Aug 2016 RBL Theatre Company

Rehearsals and performance of theatrical play based on local history

£33,916 Arts Council England
17 Mar 2016 Reading Borough Council

Reading Library & Theatre Programme (LIBRARY FUND)

£26,950 Arts Council England
13 Oct 2016 Reading Borough Council

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that will support those furthest from the labour market across the Thames Valley Berkshire area to overcome their barriers to work and find employment. This will include ex-offenders, lone parents, ethnic groups, people with disabilities and mental health issues, the over 50s, the long-term unemployed and those living in rural locations. The development funding will fund partnership development, communications tools and research.

£39,500 Big Lottery Fund
13 Oct 2016 Reading Borough Council

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that will support those furthest from the labour market across the Thames Valley Berkshire area to overcome their barriers to work and find employment. This will include ex-offenders, lone parents, ethnic groups, people with disabilities and mental health issues, the over 50s, the long-term unemployed and those living in rural locations. The development funding will fund partnership development, communications tools and research.

£50,000 Big Lottery Fund
11 May 2016 Reading Repertory Theatre

Ben-Hur

£23,400 Arts Council England
28 Sep 2016 Reading Repertory Theatre

2017 Studio Season

£28,874 Arts Council England
2 Mar 2016 Reading Samaritans

This charity will use the funding to expand its service through volunteer recruitment at local events. This will enable the organisation to recruit more volunteers to cover crisis help lines at times that are under staffed, such as at night.

£1,010 Big Lottery Fund
6 Apr 2016 Readipop

Readipop Festival artistic programme

£14,990 Arts Council England
21 Nov 2016 Readipop

Ready To Pop! - Talent Development Programme

£49,912 Arts Council England
11 Jul 2016 RedCape Theatre

Be Brave Tour

£30,000 Arts Council England
1 Aug 2016 St Anne's Catholic Primary School

This school will use the funding to install a semi-enclosed gazebo and play equipment. This will provide protective shelter for children and parents as well as providing a play environment to develop and improve physical, social and communication skills.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jan 2016 Support U Limited

This charity will use the funding to expand their provision for young people from the LGBT community by developing a youth group, training and social space. This will provide a social support network for young people from the LGBT community where they can develop their skills in marketing, video, music, theatre, coding and business and create LGBT ambassadors through accredited training.

£9,096 Big Lottery Fund
8 Nov 2016 Support U Ltd

The Wolfenden Report: LGBT+ Heritage Documentary and Education Resources

£77,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
27 Sep 2016 The Cycle-Smart Foundation

The group will use the funding to carry out research in ten areas nationwide, to establish the attitudes of 5-9 year old cyclists to cycling behaviour and safety. This will enable the group to adapt their current provision to meet the needs of this target group, creating stronger communities and increasing the capacity of the group to operate effectively in the future.

£8,466 Big Lottery Fund
24 Nov 2016 The Greenfinch Project

This project will use the funding to provide training for people with learning disabilities and volunteer support workers in order that they gain work experience running caf? bar facilities. This will build capacity for the organisation which will provide caf? sessions where people with learning disabilities and volunteers can access training, work experience and participate in community activities.

£4,915 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2016 The Hexagon

The Great British Bump Off

£10,500 Arts Council England
15 Mar 2016 The Mills Archive Trust

Nuts & Bolters

£8,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 The Polish Catholic Mission

The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Reading

£239,700 Heritage Lottery Fund
16 Mar 2016 The Polish Catholic Mission

The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Reading

£240,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
6 Jun 2016 The Rising Sun Arts Centre

The Rising Sun Arts Centre

£24,556 Arts Council England
22 Mar 2016 The Step Up Project

The Step Up Carnival Arts Project.

£5,480 Arts Council England
21 Jan 2016 Unfinished Business

The Spinning Wheel - UK Tour

£14,523 Arts Council England
17 Mar 2016 University Of Reading

These are the People in Your Neighbourhood

£8,515 Arts Council England
20 Sep 2016 University Of Reading

Ambition for Excellence

£495,000 Arts Council England
13 Apr 2016 Utulivu Womens Group

This charity will use the funding to run photography, IT, creative and arts and crafts activities for people from the BME community who are isolated through lack of communication and language skills. The arts and crafts and media photography sessions will help to improve communication skills and enable them to send photographs and communicate with family and friends, and integrate into the wider community.

£8,810 Big Lottery Fund
28 Oct 2016 Whitley Amateur Boxing and Fitness Club

This project will run circuit training classes for young adults and teenagers that are currently not studying or are unemployed. It will also run fitness classes specifically for women and girls that live on the estate. It will provide access to classes and facilities to improve the health and wellbeing of the wider community in an area of deprivation.

£9,596 Big Lottery Fund