Lottery grants awarded to Slough in 2016

24 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
2 Nov 2016 Age Concern Slough and Berkshire East

With an increase of older people living in Slough and suffering from loneliness and various health issues, the project will seek to achieve four main objectives. Social activities to ensure older people do not become isolated at home. Physical activities to remain active. Provide mental stimulation contributing to health and engagement. Lastly, ensuring all older people have access to a freshly prepared hot meal. Activities will include exercise classes with trained instructors and reminiscence sessions.

£76,168 Big Lottery Fund
30 Oct 2016 Beat Routes

FINE FUTURES

£96,096 Arts Council England
27 Oct 2016 Slough Borough Council

This grant will be used to develop plans for a project that will support the most disadvantaged groups in the Thames Valley Berkshire area to overcome barriers to work and find employment. The project aims to support 260 participants including people aged over 50, those with long-term and ongoing health issues, the long-term unemployed, ex-offenders, lone parents and carers.

£47,200 Big Lottery Fund
25 Oct 2016 Art Beyond Belief Limited

This project will purchase IT equipment to help 12-18 year olds explore the five core British Values. It will provide extracurricular activities to improve cultural learning and education on core British values to address issues linked to discrimination, hate crime and risk of radicalisation within the community.

£9,838 Big Lottery Fund
17 Oct 2016 Ad Angels Limited

UK Bhangra Awards Festival 2016

£14,800 Arts Council England
11 Oct 2016 Apna Virsa

Marriage of Memories

£74,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
30 Aug 2016 Cippenham Primary School

The organisation will use the funding to create an allotment, wildlife area and improve access to a pond on the grounds of the school. This will enable the group to establish an extra-curricular gardening club for pupils and their families, as well as improve access to the outdoors and nature to encourage healthier and more active lifestyles.

£9,975 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2016 Chalvey Youth and Family Support

Project Urithi: East African Heritage Project

£27,300 Heritage Lottery Fund
26 Jul 2016 SASH Education Trust

Ditton Park Academy Getting Girls Involved

£10,000 Sport England
22 Jul 2016 Beat Routes

The organisation will use the funding to develop their one to one peer support sessions and peer leadership and mentoring programme for young people aged 16-25 who are NEET. This will provide young people with the opportunity to gain new skills, access one to one drop in sessions and improve their employment and volunteering skills to provide opportunities to access future training or employment.

£9,910 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jul 2016 Somali Sisters support Group

Funding will be used to hold two celebration events for the wider community during Eid. This will enable the organisation to bring the diverse local community together to celebrate this festival through fun activities including henna painting and the sharing of food and drink.

£7,650 Big Lottery Fund
18 Jul 2016 Slough Integration Services

Funding will be used to hold two celebration events for the wider community during Eid. This will enable the organisation to bring the diverse local community together to celebrate this festival through fun activities including henna painting and the sharing of food and drink.

£7,650 Big Lottery Fund
6 Jul 2016 Slough Refugee Support

This charity will use the funding to purchase two portable cabins. This will create more operational space and will enable the organisation to support the increasing number of refugees and asylum seekers in the local area.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
27 Jun 2016 Thames Valley Positive Support

This project will support people diagnosed with HIV more than 15 years ago to broaden their life skills, reduce isolation and play a more active role in the community. Alongside drop-in and counselling services there will be volunteer mentors who will meet people on a weekly basis to produce an individual plan, looking at things like getting the right support, starting a hobby or returning to work. People will also be offered volunteering opportunities to help them stay healthy, active and independent.

£260,664 Big Lottery Fund
21 Jun 2016 Parminder Khela

One Bride Two Grooms

£15,000 Arts Council England
21 Jun 2016 Slough Museum

Ahead of the Curve: Supporting Slough Museum to develop a new opperating model

£99,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
21 Jun 2016 Slough Museum

Ahead of the Curve: Supporting Slough Museum to develop a new operating model

£99,200 Heritage Lottery Fund
11 Mar 2016 Somali Sisters Support Group

This organisation will use the funding to run workshops exploring the reasons behind Female Genital Mutilation amongst women in the Somali community, with a view to educating and raising awareness of the physical and mental issues associated with it and the safeguarding and legal laws in the UK. This will provide the resources to educate women from the Somali community on the consequences of FGM, with a view to changing deeply rooted cultural practices and breaking the cycle of violence against women.

£4,300 Big Lottery Fund
11 Mar 2016 Somali Sisters support Group

This organisation will use the funding to run workshops exploring the reasons behind Female Genital Mutilation amongst women in the Somali community, with a view to educating and raising awareness of the physical and mental issues associated with it and the safeguarding and legal laws in the UK. This will provide the resources to educate women from the Somali community on the consequences of FGM, with a view to changing deeply rooted cultural practices and breaking the cycle of violence against women.

£4,300 Big Lottery Fund
29 Feb 2016 Culture Unite

National Bhangra Festival 2016

£14,500 Arts Council England
16 Feb 2016 Slough West Indian Peoples Enterprise (SWIPE)

ALL ABOUT MUSIC

£29,400 Arts Council England
10 Feb 2016 New Langley Community Association

This organisation will use the funding to provide the resources and equipment to run a number of community activities, including bingo, coffee mornings, entertainment activities and exercise groups for older people who are socially isolated within their community. This will provide social, health, fitness and arts and crafts activities to address issues linked to isolation amongst older people within the community.

£5,249 Big Lottery Fund
2 Feb 2016 Chalvey Youth and Family Support

This organisation will use the funding to run a programme of healthy exercise and eating activities for people with ill health, specifically those from the Somali community. This will improve the health and well being of people within the community who experience issues linked to obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and anaemia due to poor diet and lack of exercise.

£5,280 Big Lottery Fund
5 Jan 2016 Slough Borough Council

The Curve Programme

£49,000 Arts Council England