Lottery grants awarded to West Midlands in 1996

549 matching grants found.

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Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
17 Dec 1996 British Polio Fellowship (Worcester Branch)

Provides support and social activities for people with polio. This one year grant will contribute towards a specially adapted minibus.

£20,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Onside Independent Advocacy

Provides an advocacy service for people with learning difficulties and mental health problems. The grant, over three years, will pay for office equipment, running costs and three staff salaries.

£155,931 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sandwell Sikh Community And Youth Forum

To provide a mobility service, a hospital visiting and support scheme and a sessional health advocacy scheme. The grant, over three years, will pay for a vehicle, refurbishment costs, office equipment, running costs and four staff salaries.

£182,390 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Emerge

Provides support via telephone helplines, counselling and advice, from mental and physical distress for adult survivors of child sexual abuse. The grant, over three years, will pay for three staff salaries, training for volunteers and computer equipment.

£126,441 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coventry Community Advocacy

A citizen advocacy service for mainly black and Asian adults with learning difficulties. The grant over three years will cover the salary of a full time project worker and running and training costs.

£56,290 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Nuneaton and Bedworth Befriending Service

Provides volunteer befrienders for elderly and disabled people to give support in their own homes. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries, running costs, equipment and training and travel costs for volunteers.

£64,995 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Rural Media Company

Provides training, support and information to sufferers of MS. The grant over one year will cover fees for 21 freelance workers, the salary of one full time worker, general running costs, training and travel for staff and volunteers and communication aids

£69,700 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Edwards Trust

The project provides counselling and support for families and other people affected by the death of a child. The one year grant will provide the salaries of the centre director, administator and an additional child bereavement counsellor as well as genera

£68,786 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Birmingham Crossroads Care Attendant Scheme

Provides additional, specialised support for carers of disabled people at home. This two year grant, will pay for six staff salaries and running costs.

£63,336 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coventry and Warwickshire M E Support Group

Provides information, self help and support to people with ME, their carers, family and friends. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase office equipment, computers, software and installation costs.

£45,189 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Riding For The Disabled

The group teaches disabled people to ride horses and drive ponies and traps. The one year grant will be used to purchase a horse.

£2,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mercia M S Therapy Centre

Provides information, advice, guidance, support and counselling services to people living with Multiple Sclerosis. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries and refurbishment of therapy centre.

£122,795 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Deaf Direct

Provides an advice, information and support network for people with hearing difficulties. The three year grant is for the salary of one full-time development officer and to cover running costs.

£155,492 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 BID Services

An information and communication service for deaf people. The grant, over three years will pay the salaries of project workers, purchase various equipment and cover running costs.,

£189,017 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stafford Branch Of Arthritis Care

Provides support and self help services, information and respite care for people with arthritis and their carers. This three year grant, will pay for the groups running costs.

£6,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Stratford and District Mental Health Association

Provides support, including a telephone advice line, and rehabilitation work for people with mental health problems. The grant, over three years, will pay for three staff salaries, staff training and running costs.

£106,919 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sutton Coldfield Handicapped Children's & Adults Assoc.

To provide respite care and learning opportunities for young adults with physical and learning difficulties and their carers. The grant, over two years, will be used to purchase and refurbish a new building, running costs and staff salaries.

£434,416 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hereford Association For The Blind

Provision of support services for blind and visually impaired people in Hereford. The one year grant will be used to purchase and refurbish larger premises.

£129,920 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Wordsley Hospital Kidney Patients Association

Provide a support and respite service for sufferers of chronic renal failure. The three year grant will be used to purchase a caravan and contribute to running costs.

£34,482 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Council for Voluntary Service - Warwick District

To provide training to voluntary groups active in the health, disability and care fields on fundraising. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries and running costs.

£114,381 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Albrighton Group R D A

A riding for the disabled project. The one year grant will be used to purchase a new building providing all weather shelter, storage and year round instruction.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Disability West Midlands

Provides advice, information and advocacy to disabled young adults leaving full time education. The grant, over three years, will pay for three staff salaries, fees for freelance workers, office equipment and running costs.

£298,961 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The League Of Friends Of Chamberlain Day Centre

Provides day care for elderly people with severe dementia and Altzheimer's disease, and offers respite to their carers. This one year grant will pay for respite accommodation and running costs.

£4,040 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Midlands Amputee Support Group

Provides support for new amputees, their spouses, relatives and carers. The grant, over three years, will pay for office equipment and running costs.

£6,129 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mount Shiloh Health Advisory Centre H A C

To provide a health screening, advice, counselling, education and information service to the African Caribbean community. The grant over three years, is to employ two full time and one part time worker and to cover running costs.

£197,384 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Avon Wheelchair Dancing Association

A transport service for wheelchair users to attend dance activities. The one year grant will be used to purchase a new minibus and group running costs.

£53,646 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Families Need Friends Shropshire

Provide support to parents who have children with special needs. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase educational equipment and cover running costs.

£11,152 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Age Concern Warwickshire

The group organises physical activities, self help health groups and provides health information for elderly people. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary of a project worker, running costs and staff training.

£61,236 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Arthritis Care North Shropshire Branch

The group organises self help sessions and provides health information for people with arthritis. The grant, over three years, will pay for running costs and transport.

£5,400 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Shopmobility

To create a community access centre to provide advice, information and support to disabled people. The grant, over three years, will pay for refurbishment costs and two staff salaries.

£39,075 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sexual and Domestic Abuse and Rape Advice Centre

Provides a counselling and information service for people who have been sexually abused. This three year grant, will pay for two staff salaries.

£74,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Herefordshire Growing Point Disabled and Older Gardeners Ass

Provides advice to groups and individuals with disabilities to build or adapt gardens to their special needs. The one year grant is a contribution to the purchase of a new building.

£10,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Birmingham Head Injuries Club

Provides a social club for people with head injuries and their carers. The grant, over three years, is for running costs and will cover beneficiaries' expenses and training.

£5,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Naden House Residents Association

Provides support, advice and social activities for elderly people The grant, over one year, will contribute to a vehicle and mobility aids.

£20,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Midlands Disability Arts Forum

Provides a support service for disability arts projects which seek to involve people with disabilities and encourage expression of their experiences. The three year grant is for the salaries of one full time worker and one part time administration worker

£121,227 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Castle Toy Library

Loans toys to disabled children. The grant, over three years, will be used to purchase toys.

£2,473 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parents & Friends Of Newcastle Educational Assessment Centre

Provision of a self-help support group for parents of children with severe learning difficulties. The three year grant will be used to refurbish a meeting room and cover running costs.

£2,543 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 North Staffs Carers Association

An outreach service targeting rural based carers. The grant over three years will be used to purchase a vehicle, cover the salaries of two full time project workers, training and travel costs for volunteers.

£146,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sandwell Citizens Advice Bureau

To provide outreach advice to elderly and disabled people. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries, running costs, training and office equipment.

£161,498 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Arley Stroke Club

Provides transport to social and other activities for members who have suffered a stroke. The grant over one year will be used for the purchase of a new vehicle.

£40,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Asist (Advocacy services in Staffordshire)

Provides a rapid response advocacy service for people with learning and physical disabilities. The grant, over three years, will pay for one staff salary, computer equipment and project running costs.

£86,086 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Multiple Sclerosis Society Of Britain & Northern Ireland

Provide a static accessible caravan in order to offer holidays for people with MS, their families and there carers. The one year grant will pay for the purchase of a caravan.

£14,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Worcester Snoezelen

Provides therapy and leisure facilities for disabled people and offers information and support. The grant, over three years, will pay for a contribution to one staff salary.

£35,330 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Rollercoasters Playscheme

Provides a quality playscheme for young people with profound multiple disabilities and intergrated activities with able bodied people. The three year grant will cover fees for freelance workers, staff and volunteers expenses and training, general running

£35,879 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Relate North Staffordshire & Stafford

Provides counselling for adults under stress due to relationship breakdowns. The grant, over two years, will pay for training and travel expenses for counsellors and volunteers.

£46,640 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 PHAB Freewheelers

Provides social and recreational activities where young people with disabilities can interact with able bodied people. The grant, over three years, will pay for one staff salary, training for volunteers, information materials and project running costs.

£36,540 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Radleys Project

The group organises recreational, social, welfare and educational activities targeting people isolated from the community at large. The grant, over three years, is for office equipment, a vehicle, running costs and three staff salaries.

£108,068 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Telford Deaf Social Club

The group organises training, support and information for deaf people. The grant, over three years, will pay for computer equipment, health safety equipment, interpreting services and training.

£24,357 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Warwickshire Independent Advocacy Alliance

Provides befriending partnerships with disabled people to allow better access to services. The grant, over three years, will pay for one staff salary, training for volunteers and project running costs.

£50,610 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Ramgarhia Gurdwara

Provides day care facilities, IT training and advice for disabled Asian people. The grant, over three years, will pay for an adapted minibus, computer equipment and three staff salaries.

£174,460 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Fairways Dance Club

The group organises social activities for elderly people with arthritis. The one year grant will pay for the purchase of music equipment.

£500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Mid Warwickshire MIND

Provides an information, counselling and advice service to people with mental health problems. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries, office equipment and running costs.

£143,114 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Bridgnorth Dry Bar Trust

Provides information and advice to young substance abusers. This one year grant, will pay for the purchase and refurbishment of a building.

£70,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coseley Fellowship Of The Physically Handicapped

To provide transport for physically disabled people. The one year grant will be used to purchase a new vehicle.

£35,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bath Place Community Venture Limited

Provides welfare advice, community activities and a cafe providing quality low cost food to a low income community. The grant, over three years, will enable the cafe service to be extended and will pay refurbishment costs, fees for freelance workers, one

£80,846 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Felton Memorial Hall

Provides support and day time accommodation for a rural population. The one year grant is a contribution to the refurbishment of the hall.

£20,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Trinity Centre - Birmingham

Provides advice, support, accommodation and medical assistance to homeless people. This one year grant, will pay for the refurbishment of the centre.

£75,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Rea Valley Group - R D A

Project provides additional facilities to enable the Riding for the Disabled centre be used in severe weather conditions. The one year grant will be used to build and refurbish an extension.

£64,196 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Adaptability

Projct to set up an adaptive technology and learning centre for children and adults with disabilities, within an existing community and social club. This one year grant will cover salary costs of two full time workers, computer equipment and running expen

£42,450 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Marches Family Network

To develop self help and the acquisition of skills for disabled and children and their families. The grant, over three years, will employ a worker to develop a number of local self help groups.

£76,470 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coventry And District Stillbirth And Neonatal Death Society

Provides an information and befriending service to families after the death of a baby. This three year grant, will pay for information books and leaflets, and project running costs.

£3,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 D I A L Worcester

Provides information and advice for disabled people and their carers. The one year grant will be used to purchase computer equipment and a subscription to the TRACKS/DLF database.

£4,791 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Hereford Dial A Ride

Expanding the existing dial a ride minibus service. The three year grant will be used to purchase new vehicles, office equipment and the salaries of two project workers and running costs.

£76,900 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Cruse - Coventry East

Provides counselling, support and information to the recently bereaved and people caring for someone who is terminally ill. This three year grant will pay for one staff salary and project running costs.

£24,513 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Aston Christian Centre

Provides health advice and promotes good health practice for people in the ethnic minority communities. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salaries of two health workers, travel costs of volunteers and running costs.

£125,266 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 People's Advocacy Network, Herefordshire

Provides citizen advocates to support and represent people with disabilities. The grant, over three years, will pay for one staff salary and running costs.

£48,896 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Leek Gateway Club

Provide leisure opportunities for people with learning disabilities. The grant, over one year, will be used to purchase a vehicle and a caravan.

£46,785 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Dudley Voluntary Association For Mentally Handicapped

The group provides holidays and outings and promotes the welfare of people with learning disabilities. The grant, over three years, is for play equipment and refurbishment costs.

£5,900 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Ledbury Stroke Club

Provides a meeting place for people recovering from strokes and other disabilities. The three year grant will provide equipment and cover transport costs.

£3,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Herefordshire Lifestyles

Provide support, advice and information services for disabled people in rural Herefordshire. The three year grant will pay for the salaries of seven part-time project workers, training and travel for staff and volunteers and general running costs.

£105,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Tipton Community Enterprise Limited

To establish non profit making community businesses to provide community services. This two year grant, will pay for two staff salaries, two sessional workers, fees for freelance workers and running costs.

£82,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 West Midlands Lupus Group

Provides support, advice and counselling to all sufferers of Systematic Lupus Erythematosus. The grant, over one year, will pay for office equipment and information materials.

£4,320 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 South Staffordshire Council For Voluntary Service

A centrally based resource centre to support the voluntary sector. The one year grant will be used to purchase and refurbish a building.

£165,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 St John Ambulance Brigade, Halesowen

To provide a purpose built headquarters. The grant, over one year, will contribute towards the building and refurbishments costs.

£20,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Burntwood Mental Health Service User Council

Provides appropriate employment opportunities for people with mental health difficulties. This three year grant will pay for two staff salaries, fees for sessional workers, a vehicle and running costs.

£107,920 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Staffs Moorlands Talking Newpaper

To expand a news, information and library facilities service to an increasing membership. The one year grant will be used to purchase audio equiment.

£18,867 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Solihull Shopmobility

Provides free scooters, motorised and attended wheelchairs to people with disabilities. The grant, over one year, will pay for refurbishment costs, office equipment and wheelchairs.

£95,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Shropshire Voluntary Helping Hand Assn

Provides transport for people with disabilities. The one year grant will be used to purchase a new minibus.

£25,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bridgnorth Beavers

Project will provide a minibus to transport member to recreation and leisure facilities for the disabled. The three year grant will be used to purchase a minibus and cover its running costs.

£40,240 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Alzheimer's Society

Provides support, practical help and information, as well as respite to families and carers of people with Alzheimer's disease. The grant, over three years, will pay for respite care costs including temporary staff and transport.

£31,991 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Coventry Branch National Ankylosing Spondylitis Society

Provides support for people suffering from ankylosing spondylitis. The grant, over three years, will pay for meeting and running costs and fee for freelance worker.

£750 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Shropshire And Mid Wales Hospice

A day centre providing medical consultations, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and companionship for people with terminal illness. The grant, over two years, is to employ two full time project workers.

£162,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Parkinson's Disease Society of The United Kingdom

Provides welfare services for sufferers of Parkinson's Disease. The grant over three years will be used to employ one project worker, purchase office equipment and to cover running, training and travel costs.

£67,804 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Anand Milan Kendra

Provides health advice and information, a screening programme and offers support to the Asian community. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries, office equipment and project running costs.

£132,123 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Rowan Organisation

Provides education, recreational, information, counselling and social activities for disabled people. The one year grant is a contribution to a fully wheelchair carrying vehicle.

£35,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Housing Community Chest - Tamworth

Provides emergency and short term housing, care and support for young homeless people. This one year grant, will pay for furniture, fixtures and fittings for homeless accommodation.

£13,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Asian Resource Centre Ltd

Project provides access to health services and prevention and treatment services for Asian women and children at risk of domestic violence. The grant, over three years, will pay for the salary of a health worker, office equipment, a computer and project r

£81,769 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Lowbrook Stroke Club

Provides support for stroke suffers and their carers. The grant, over one year, will be used to pay for respite care.

£1,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Home Start Stoke On Trent Limited

Provides support and advice for young families, mainly women, under stress. The three year grant will cover the salary of one part-time worker and general running costs.

£30,192 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Narrowboat Charmaine

Provides a refurbished narrow boat for a group who run activities for people with physical and mental disabilities. The grant, over three years, will be used to refurbish a narrow boat and to cover running costs.

£7,950 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia Support Project (Wolverhampton)

To provide information and raise awareness of the issues of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia. The grant, over three years, will pay for office equipment, running costs and two staff salaries.

£76,936 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 The Play House (B'Ham) Ltd

Provides a health education and social service for visually impaired boys. The grant over two years will cover sessional salaries and running costs.

£15,500 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Staffordshire Alcohol Advisory Service

Provides free and confidential information, advice and counselling services to people affected by their own, or someone else's drinking. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries, staff training and project running costs.

£87,169 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Healthy Centre Project

To provide community based activities and programmes about health education, particularly targetting young people and young women carers. The grant, over three years, will pay for running costs, three staff salaries and eleven sessional workers.

£68,956 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Bangladesh Council

Provides for the health care and information needs of the bangladeshi community. This three year grant will pay for two staff salaries and computer equipment.

£69,156 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Life-Size Women

A self help group providing information, advice, support and counselling to women wish to live healthy lives without the excessive pressures of dieting. This one year grant, will pay for the project running costs and fees for speakers.

£2,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Oswestry And Border C A B

To provide a free advice and information service to disabled people in a rurally isolated area. The grant, over three years, will pay for two staff salaries and project running costs.

£78,407 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Atherstone & District Fellowship of the Disabled

Project will provide social activities and respite for people with disabilities and will also help carers. The grant, over three years, will pay for mobility equipment and travel costs.

£3,000 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Lichfield And District Citizens Advice Bureau

Provision of a mobile advice and information service to local residents who suffer from poor health and disability. The three year grant will purchase a new vehicle, office equipment, cover the salaries of three part time and one full-time workers and var

£159,562 Community Fund
17 Dec 1996 Shaheed Bhagat Singh Welfare Centre

To develop preventative health information in a bilingual form aimed at Asian carers and dependants and accessible to housebound people. The grant, over one year, will pay for a vehicle.

£94,752 Community Fund