Lottery grants awarded to Sandwell, West Midlands in 2008

73 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
22 Dec 2008 Walsall MBC

Hard to Reach Groups

£119,000 Sport England
22 Dec 2008 Walsall MBC

Marketing & Promotion

£24,000 Sport England
22 Dec 2008 Walsall MBC

Wider Participation

£145,097 Sport England
17 Dec 2008 Parochial Church Council of West Bromwich, St Philip

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of West Bromwich St Philips Church's 'St Philips Church Hall and Community Restoration' project will refurbish the church hall to provide better access, new toilets, insulation, roof repairs, new lighting and new energy-

£254,695 Big Lottery Fund
8 Dec 2008 6th West Bromwich Boy's Brigade

A project by this Boys Brigade based in Wednesbury North, Sandwell, to provide new activities for their members. The group will purchase musical instruments so members can form a marching band and camping equipment so that members can go on camping expedi

£7,820 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
8 Dec 2008 The Albion Foundation

A project by this West Bromwich based group to provide basketball coaching out of school hours and at youth clubs, currently lacking in this part of Sandwell.

£9,408 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
8 Dec 2008 Jaikara Limited

A project by this Birmingham based group to provide a series of workshops to raise awareness about community regeneration programmes. The project will target community organisations and professional bodies in the Midlands and develop a community network,

£6,990 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
28 Nov 2008 Sandwell PCT

Friar Park - Active Lifestyles Co-ordinator

£124,500 Sport England
12 Nov 2008 West Park Rangers F.C

This football club will use funding to set up a reward-based programme teaching young people in the local area about healthy eating and exercise. Three different topics will be taught in ten week courses, and at the end of each course the club will organi

£8,969 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 Nov 2008 Smethwick Pakistani Muslims Association Limited

This group will use funding to create a learning centre providing a positive and welcoming environment for all members of the community. The centre will offer learning opportunities and deliver after-school study support sessions and partnership work with

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 Nov 2008 Ladywood History Group

This history group will use funding to organise a special event marking the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War. Activities will include a week-long exhibition of photographs recording local families' experiences of the war, which schools w

£3,630 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 Nov 2008 Wolverhampton Youth Judo Centre

This Judo club will use a grant to purchase new equipment and offer Judo taster sessions in local schools. The project aims to increase access to and participation in this sport, and children will be offered free Judo lesson vouchers to be used in the gro

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 Nov 2008 Sandwell Irish Community Association

This group will use funding to create a community garden, allowing those members of the community without gardens access to a shared green space and physical activity as well as helping to combat isolation.

£9,243 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
29 Oct 2008 Sandwell MBC

Club Development

£144,000 Sport England
20 Oct 2008 Rights & Equality Sandwell

This project will research racism in Sandwell, identify factors that 'protect' adolescents from racism and, together with adolescents, develop a 'Young persons guide to tackling racism'.

£247,493 Big Lottery Fund
13 Oct 2008 Black Educational Arts Training Limited

A project by this not-for-profit company based in Perry Barr, Birmingham to engage with young people through a mixed programme of activities including dance theatre, sport and games.

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
13 Oct 2008 Apsley House Residents Welfare Group

A project by this residents group in Cradley Heath to provide social and recreational activities for older and disabled people.

£8,404 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Sep 2008 Wednesbury Society of Arts Music Club

The Sandwell based music club will send members on training and purchase a laptop to enable the group to design and produce their own promotional material to publicise their concerts. The project aims to increase the organisation's capacity to continue de

£700 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Sep 2008 Friends of Dartmouth Park

A project by a West Bromwich based group to involve the local community in events which promote Dartmouth Park in order to attract people to the park.

£5,470 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Sep 2008 Confederation of Bangladeshi Organisations

The West Bromwich group will set up a training and access programme to enable members of the local community to learn ICT skills, enhancing employment potential, learning and personal development.

£4,950 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Sep 2008 Staffordshire Bull Terrier Exhibition Group

The Sandwell community group in West Bromwich will create a visitor centre which will teach people and help them understand more about the Staffordshire Bull Terrier.

£4,635 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
15 Sep 2008 Cape Hill Luncheon Club

The Smethwick community group will develop the existing luncheon club to attract new members and pursue sustainable new activities.

£8,452 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
13 Aug 2008 Jeremy Collins

Birmingham Popular Music Heritage Project

£5,000 Arts Council England
11 Aug 2008 Uplands Manor Primary School

A project by this group in Smethwick, Sandwell, to improve the football pitch and provide coaching for after school activities for pupils and the local community.

£6,605 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Aug 2008 Barnford Eagles Football Club

A project to establish a new football team in Smethwick as there is a lack of alternative team positions available in the local area.

£1,620 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Aug 2008 Sandwell University of the Third Age

A project by this group in Great Barr to develop their activities and increase participation for new and existing elderly members. The grant will enable the group to hire larger meeting rooms and buy more equipment.

£6,200 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Aug 2008 Sandwell Scorpions Basketball Club

A project by this West Bromwich community group to establish two new basketball teams for children and young people in the local Sandwell community. Members of the group will obtain coaching qualifications to enable young people to participate in competit

£9,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Aug 2008 Kenrick Park Social and Bingo Club

A project by this West Bromwich group to organise a series of trips to visit sites of historical interest in order to assist its members in the study of English Heritage.

£5,566 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
16 Jul 2008 Toni Amanda Mayner

Silver in Motion Program of Excellence

£9,305 Arts Council England
14 Jul 2008 The Sandwell Crime Prevention Panel

A project by a crime prevention group to promote home, personal and vechicle safety to residents in Sandwell.

£3,081 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Jul 2008 Halas Hawks Girls 2008

A project by this West Midlands based football club to promote football to girls through a programme of training sessions and to establish a junior football league aimed at increasing female participation.

£2,676 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Jul 2008 Friends of Lightwoods

A project by this group in Oldbury to host a historical community fun day to celebrate the school centenary to which past, present and future pupils and the local community will be invited to. The grant will pay for fair ground rides, entertainment, refre

£9,844 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
14 Jul 2008 The Boys' Brigade - Wolverhampton Battalion

A project by this Boys' Brigade group based in Wolverhampton to organise two events to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the Boys' Brigade. This will include a day of activities and a fireworks display.

£2,400 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
18 Jun 2008 Kathryn Partington

Exhibiting at Origin 2008

£2,000 Arts Council England
16 Jun 2008 United Community Education Project

Marcus Garvey Remembered

£50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
10 Jun 2008 Warley Woods Community Trust Limited

Warley Woods Community Trust plans to invest in the future of Warley Woods, a 100-acre community park that is a designated Site of Important Nature Conservaton. The group wants to involve hundreds of school children in tree planting and hedge laying. Visi

£8,665 Big Lottery Fund
9 Jun 2008 Springfield Young at Heart Club

This project by the group in Rowley Regis, West Midlands will provide arts sessions and transport to the venue for their elderly members to increase participation and alleviate isolation.

£2,865 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 Jun 2008 Confederation of Bangladeshi Organisations

This project will provide signposting to local services and run a number of workshops and activities to help overcome cultural and language barriers.

£4,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 Jun 2008 Park Hill Primary School

This project will enable a group of children from the school to take part in a project at the local allotments which will cover a range of gardening activities.

£6,850 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 Jun 2008 Carer's Advice And Resource Establishment, Sandwell (CARES)

This project will hold sessions on 'Leading Better Caring Lives', which will include programmes of activities and learning to improve the caring skills and the quality of life of carers participating.

£6,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
9 Jun 2008 Wednesbury History Society

A project by this Wednesbury group to set up a historical exhibition for the local community.

£4,341 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
4 Jun 2008 Elizabeth Lee

Birmingham Dogs Home Project

£4,825 Arts Council England
12 May 2008 Christ Church CofE (VA) Primary School

A project by this primary school based in Oldbury to develop a series of learning zones within the school grounds for use by the entire community.

£9,850 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 May 2008 Lozells Methodist Church

A project by Lozells Methodist Church to hire a voluntary sector consultant to help them prepare a business plan for the church centre. They hope to encourage participation and increase available services.

£3,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 May 2008 The Cape Parents As Teachers Project

A project by this primary school in Smethwick to provide art workshops for parents, parents and toddlers and at children's after-school clubs. This will give both parents and children the opportunity to take part in creative activities.

£9,915 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
12 May 2008 Yew Tree & Tamebridge Community Centre Organisation

A project by this Sandwell community group to provide a modern, multi-purpose computer facility accessible to all sectors of the local community.

£9,793 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
8 Apr 2008 Yemeni Community Association in Sandwell Limited

The project provides young people with a secure and supervised base for social interaction and out of school activities in Sandwell, West Bromwich. The project will establish youth provision through four key initiatives; an after school club, visual arts

£95,297 Big Lottery Fund
8 Apr 2008 Mentoring for Educational Achievement C.I.C.

The project is accessible to all secondary schools in the Sandwell area, who pay for their pupils to access the service, supporting young people aged between 11 and 16 who have been excluded from school on a fixed-term basis and those who are at risk of e

£487,283 Big Lottery Fund
7 Apr 2008 Friar Park Allotments Association

A project to complete the security fencing at these allotments in Wednesbury in order to prevent vandalism and improve security on the plots, which are owned by local residents.

£2,500 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Apr 2008 Heartlands Community Netball Association

A project to establish netball clubs offering sessions during evenings and school holidays, which will give women and girls the opportunity to take part in sporting activities.

£9,852 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Apr 2008 Warley Woods Community Trust Limited

A project by this charity in Sandwell to provide horticultural training for volunteers to ensure that an urban park is well maintained and can continue to be enjoyed by people in the community.

£9,930 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
7 Apr 2008 Tividale Hall Primary School

A project by Tividale Hall Primary School to bring grandparents and parents into the school to help develop and set up a garden area alongside students.

£4,850 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
4 Apr 2008 Bangladesh Islamic Association, Smethwick

This is a project to provide fun and enjoyable family learning opportunities in Smethwick, that will help local families to develop essential skill and knowledge and enable parents to support their children's learning. It will enhance confidence and self-

£242,665 Big Lottery Fund
27 Mar 2008 Black Country Touring

Corner Shops

£50,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
27 Mar 2008 Changing Our Lives previously known as Sandwell People First

Our Hidden History

£25,000 Heritage Lottery Fund
19 Mar 2008 Spot On

Dragon Stones

£4,985 Arts Council England
11 Mar 2008 Sandwell Women's Agency Network

This project, based in West Bromwich, will provide early intervention for those affected by domestic violence/abuse as well as an effective response to vulnerable adults and their children through a support and safety planning process.

£434,717 Big Lottery Fund
10 Mar 2008 Global Enterprise Development Services

A project to provide a series of outreach networking road shows in the Birmingham area to raise awareness of the Social Economy Consortium in the West Midlands for faith groups.

£6,912 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2008 The Albion Estate Youth Group

A project by this community group to deliver a programme of art workshops for young people, exploring their experiences in the local community.

£9,900 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2008 Beeches Netball Club

A project by this Birmingham netball club to provide coaching and professional training for girls aged over 14 years in order to boost the number of members in the senior team.

£4,462 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2008 St Bernards Playschool

A project by this Birmingham charity to purchase physical activity and multi-cultural toys for the children at the playgroup to promote physical play and positive images.

£1,612 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2008 Holland La Gracia

A project by this community group in Sandwell to provide an information service for refugees and migrant workers. The project will provide support to new arrivals to the area with finding accommodation, employment and training and benefit advice.

£5,770 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
10 Mar 2008 Yew Tree & Tame Bridge Regeneration Forum

A project by this regeneration forum based in Walsall to provide weekly dance and social evenings, targeting women from all ethnic backgrounds within the community.

£4,848 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
19 Feb 2008 Golden Opportunities

This community group in Tipton, West Midlands, will run a series of forums on crime prevention, healthy living, and computer skills for older people, in conjunction with a local care organisation. The project will also involve taking older people on day t

£5,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Feb 2008 Women Walkers

A project by this community group to promote country walking and also train 5 members of staff to read maps, learn about compass reading and to become walk leaders.

£2,478 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Feb 2008 Bromford Lane Allotment Association

A project to improve access around this allotment in West Bromwich by this community group.

£9,600 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Feb 2008 Hayes Angling Club

A project to provide fishing equipment and access to competitions by this group in Wednesbury.

£4,754 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
11 Feb 2008 Moorlands Allotment Association

A project to provide art and gardening workshops for children and older people by this group in Wednesbury.

£6,175 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
21 Jan 2008 Centrepoint Christian Church

A project by this group to organise music sessions to engage young people who ordinarily have no opportunities to learn due to family dysfunction, disadvantage or poverty.

£9,897 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
21 Jan 2008 Spot On

A project to provide art and environmental workshops for children during the school holidays by this group in Smethwick in Sandwell.

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
21 Jan 2008 YMCA Black Country Group

A project to refurbish the community day nursery at this YMCA in West Bromwich, West Midlands, to amalgamate two play areas to increase capacity and attract new members.

£10,000 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
21 Jan 2008 Ocker Hill Junior School

A project by this junior school based in Tipton to work in partnership with the WBA FC Community Programme to provide 15 after school football related booster sessions, 30 after school '90 minutes clubs' and a football based family learning activity.

£9,980 Awards For All (England) Joint Scheme
17 Jan 2008 Sandwell Volunteer Bureau

This project will build Sandwell Voluntary Bureau's (SVB) capacity to provide the extra support required by volunteers with mental health issues and their placement organisations. The project will enable SVB to provide intensive support to volunteering by

£139,073 Big Lottery Fund