Lottery funds taste of independence for England's Young Wheelchair Users. Hundreds of children with mobility issues are to get support to gain new skills and confidence during residential breaks as part of a nationwide Lottery good cause roll-out today.
A booze-free Liverpool bar, that provides an inviting social space for people who have suffered with addiction, has received £10,000 in Lottery good cause cash to expand its community choir. This comes in the same week that the National Lottery celebrates 18 years of changing lives through its funding.
It’s been improving lives for 18 years, and today National Lottery funding is continuing to do just that across Yorkshire and Humber with £675,000 being shared between four community projects.
The National Lottery has been improving lives for 18 years and today sees a further 47 projects benefit from good cause funding totalling more than £10m.
Vital frontline advice services across England will receive a multi-million pound support package as the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) today launches the Advice Services Transition Fund. The Cabinet Office is supporting BIG’s programme by contributing half of the funding.
A West Yorkshire community arts group is celebrating receiving over £8,000 in funding to consolidate and continue its life changing work, bringing people from different generations and diverse communities together through art, performance and games.
A Barnsley project that helps young people learn to deal with stressful situations is one of 10 projects across Yorks and Humber celebrating a much-needed injection of Lottery good cause cash today, totalling over £1.1 million.
A project that supports children in care and foster carers, a neighbourhood history scheme, a community library and music sessions for people with dementia are just some of the varied range of community projects receiving Lottery good cause cash today.
Halifax Wheelchair Tag Rugby League Club has plenty to cheer about with the news it has received £8,000 of Lottery good cause cash to set the wheels in motion for its wheelchair cheerleading group.
A London project that supports people in recovery after undergoing substance misuse treatment is one of seven projects in the capital receiving Lottery good cause funding this month.
The Big Lottery Fund is today (Tuesday) launching Talent Match, an ambitious £100 million investment aimed at tackling youth unemployment in areas of England hardest hit by the economic downturn.
A Bradford project that offers vital support and a ‘sanctuary’ to the survivors of sexual abuse is one of three Yorkshire projects celebrating a much-needed injection of Lottery good causes cash today, totalling £1,070,480.
A Lewisham group is getting set to engage families with their communities, help them to lead healthier lifestyles and embrace Olympic ideals during this very special summer of sport. Community Teachsport is one of eight London projects receiving National Lottery good causes cash from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) today. (A full list of awards is attached)
Plenty of play time for West Mids kids - with the summer holidays just a few weeks away, most children’s heads are filled with thoughts of the long, fun-filled holidays ahead. And thanks to grants from the Big Lottery Fund, children across the West Midlands will have play opportunities a plenty.
The Big Lottery Fund has today launched a new, £1.5bn England funding strategy to ensure that every pound spent on good causes gets maximum value for money in tough economic times.
Projects aimed at bringing communities together and reducing isolation across Yorkshire and the Humber are among those receiving funding today from the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).
The Big Lottery Fund is bringing play to life for thousands more children across England with the final tranche of a multi-million pound investment in children's play rolling out today.
Town and village hubs across England are about to enjoy a facelift as they take a share in £3.5 million of bricks and mortar investment in village halls and community centres announced today by the BIG Lottery Fund.
STIRLING is aiming to become the UK's first carbon neutral city thanks to £1.25m in funding announced today from the Big Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government to the community led Going Carbon Neutral Stirling (GCNS) project.
A diverse range of learning projects that will bring families across England together and help to improve their skills and knowledge are celebrating awards from the Big Lottery Fund today.
GREENFINGERED groups across the UK are today receiving millions of pounds of green grants from the Big Lottery Fund meaning more than 1000 grassroots organisations are transforming local spaces for local people.
HALF a million pounds of BIG Lottery Fund good cause money is about to find its way to help more little children in Ethiopia to survive beyond their fifth birthday.
England-wide projects that support people with disabilities are amongst 36 projects sharing over seven million pounds today as the Big Lottery Fund announces the latest awards from its Reaching Communities programme.
A number of parks across the UK are set to share in more than £11million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Big Lottery Fund (BIG), it was announced today.
A MILLION POUNDS in good cause funding arrives in Bridgend today from the BIG Lottery Fund in a move that a leading consultant psychiatrist says will go a long way to help "reduce the number of tragic self inflicted deaths" in the community.