Lottery grants awarded to Oldbury in 2015

18 matching grants found.

Date Recipient Amount Distributing Body
17 Dec 2015 St Hubert's Catholic Primary School, Oldbury

Silver Treasure: Silversmithing and Wordsmithing

£7,600 Heritage Lottery Fund
1 Dec 2015 Purbanat CIC

The group will use the funding to deliver a language diversity celebration event in an area where there may be a lack of understanding between different community groups. This will lead to a stronger and more cohesive community.

£5,565 Big Lottery Fund
13 Nov 2015 Sandwell MBC

Sandwell CANDO Physical Activity and Sport

£248,679 Sport England
6 Nov 2015 Moat Farm Infant School

The group will use the funding to create a new family resource area and to provide a programme of learning activities for the wider community. This will enable beneficaries to gain valuable new skills and improve life chances.

£9,434 Big Lottery Fund
13 Oct 2015 Lightwoods Primary School

The group will use the funding to provide pupils with various extra-curricular support opportunities within an outdoor classroom environment. This will encourage engagement and participation into educational activities.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
22 Sep 2015 Sandwell Volunteer Bureau

The bureau will expand its successful pilot project providing volunteering opportunities for people with mental health conditions and those with physical and learning disabilities in Sandwell. They aim to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals through education and training opportunities to develop their skills to open up new job opportunities and their wider development. Tailored support will also offer advice and guidance to volunteers and local voluntary organisations.

£453,220 Big Lottery Fund
14 Sep 2015 Rights and Equality Sandwell

Our Spake: reflecting Black Country dialect

£14,800 Arts Council England
14 Sep 2015 Friends of Rowley Hills

The group will use the funding to provide wildlife activity days and healthy walks for the local community. This will enable people on low incomes and poor health in life to learn new skills give them better chances for help improve community engagement

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
4 Sep 2015 Lightwoods Afterwoods Club

The group will use the funding to deliver IT workshops for the benefit of school pupils and their parents. This will help improve beneficiaries ICT skills, problem solving, literacy and maths skills whilst encouraging family learning.

£10,000 Big Lottery Fund
16 Aug 2015 Warley Rugby Club

The group will use the funding to support young people to become involved in voluntary clubs and societies across Sandwell. This will prevent social isolation and improve young people?s life chances.

£8,850 Big Lottery Fund
10 Aug 2015 Brandhall Road Allotments Association

The group will use the funding to improve accessibility of their community allotments and to create a sensory garden so that it is safe for those living with disabilities. This will ensure improved and continued use of this community facility bringing it up to date with current health and safety standards.

£8,050 Big Lottery Fund
8 Jul 2015 Christ Church CofE Primary School

A project to provide a range of support to disadvantaged, hard to reach families and families with complex needs in Sandwell. The scheme which will address issues of poverty, unemployment and poor health will offer activities including baby massage, family crafts, weight management, employability courses, nutrition classes and relaxation therapy sessions. The scheme will benefit 600 vulnerable children and families.

£497,121 Big Lottery Fund
2 Jul 2015 Our Voice CIC

A project to train mental health service users to become volunteers in delivering animal husbandry and horticultural activities for people recovering from ill mental health. This will reduce isolation for beneficiaries and engage them in activities designed to improve their overall health and wellbeing.

£9,980 Big Lottery Fund
9 Apr 2015 Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Sandwell Arts Festival

£14,500 Arts Council England
9 Apr 2015 Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Sandwell Arts Festival

£14,103 Arts Council England
16 Mar 2015 Sandwell Community Information and Participation Service Lim

The charity in Sandwell will use the funding to upgrade their IT capabilities to deliver IT training for the benefit of the local community. This will improve the facilities the organisation has to offer.

£8,337 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2015 Moat Farm Junior School

The group will use the funding to organise before and after school clubs to support children most in need of developing their educational attainment. This will allow them to develop and improve on their learning.

£9,521 Big Lottery Fund
22 Jan 2015 Litter Watch

This is a project by a charity in Tipton, West Midlands. The group will use the funding to deliver environmental conservation and fishing workshops for people living with mental health issues. This will reduce social isolation for beneficiaries and engage them in therapeutic activities designed to improve their overall health and wellbeing.

£9,977 Big Lottery Fund