Projects funded by the Newcastle Fund

Round 8

In the April 2018 to March 2019 financial year the Newcastle Fund gave grants to:

Ref

Directorate

Organisation

Project Name

Project description

Award 2018/19

Award 2019/20

Award 2020/21

NFR8\100182

Community Safety

Rape Crisis Tyneside and Northumberland

Specialist Practical and Emotional Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence

Specialist Practical and Emotional Support for Survivors of Sexual Violence

 

£18,250

 

£18,250

 

£18,250

NFR8\100188

Community Safety

JET Jobs Education and Training

Community Safe Space

An awareness programme for migrants to challenge perceptions and improve community life, creating multicultural understanding, tolerance and giving individuals' freedom

 

 

£6,469

 

 

NFR8\100168

Public Health

Streetwise Young People's Project

Emotional Wellbeing and Counselling Support.

Streetwise Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Service (Counselling) for Young People 11 - 25 years

 

£37,490

 

 

NFR8\100021

Community Safety

Better Days

Better Days

Lead organisation for the Safe Places scheme whilst also providing stimulating healthy and fun activities for adults with learning disabilities

 

£18,716

 

 

NFR8\100199

Economic Development

Blakelaw Ward Community Partnership

Realising the Potential of our Community’s Assets

Local people will set up community enterprises to fill local service gaps and realise the potential of our community’s assets

 

£37,001

 

 

NFR8\100221

Economic Development

JET Jobs Education and Training

Mentoring and Work placement Programme for Migrants

To deliver mentoring, mentees, volunteering and work placement opportunities for people from ethnic minority backgrounds

 

£12,000

 

 

NFR8\100183

Economic Development

Newcastle UXL

Pathways to Apprenticeships

Increasing participation in learning and employment among young people through improving pathways to apprenticeships

 

£27,779

 

 

NFR8\100075

Arts and Culture

Newcastle and Gateshead Arts Studio Ltd (known as Chilli Studios)

Chilli Studios

Creative wellbeing activity provision with the aim of building resilience of vulnerable people with mental health issues in Newcastle

 

£14,216

 

£11,250

 

£7,500

NFR8\100126

Public Health

Children North East

CAN (Confident Adults - Newcastle)

Provide tailored 1:1 community based peer support for vulnerable young adults aged 18-25 with mental health issues

 

£19,396

 

 

NFR8\100216

Economic Development

Newcastle United Foundation

NE1 Works

Employability intervention that connects NEET young people to employment opportunities with local businesses

 

£22,077

 

 

NFR8\100028

People

Shelter

Shelter Foodbank Advice Project

Provision of housing, welfare benefits, and financial capability advice in community foodbanks in Newcastle

 

£27,482

 

 

NFR8\100138

Arts and Culture

Beacon Hill Arts CIC

Viewfinder Plus

Adults with learning disabilities and autism will develop digital skills and apply them to creative volunteering opportunities with charitable organisations

 

£20,000

 

£13,020

 

£6,040

NFR8\100049

Communities

St Martin's Centre Partnership

Community Connections Volunteering Project

Improving local people's employability, wellbeing and confidence through varied workplace volunteering opportunities at St Martin's Centre in Byker

 

£17,933

 

 

NFR8\100134

Economic Development

RHWE Ltd

Newcastle Enterprise Club

A locally based service for Newcastle residents providing start-up advice, workshops and resources for people interested in starting a business

 

£28,673

 

 

NFR8\100050

Communities

Patchwork Project

Patchwork Project

Building a fairer, resilient, more healthy children and young peoples community

£20,625

 

 

NFR8\100121

People

Success4All cio

Success4ll and PlayInNewcastle partnership delivery of after- school and holiday sessions for children, youth and families in 8 areas

Safe Learning and Play environments for 400+ children and young people supported by 200+ local volunteers.and 20 qualified project workers

 

 

 

£36,891

 

 

NFR8\100141

People

St Anthony's Youth Education and Support

Choosing Changes

Building emotional resilience and community connections

£8,918

 

 

NFR8\100060

People

YoungMinds

Building resilience for children and young people in Newcastle

Workforce training to build resilient communities supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Newcastle

 

£37,012

 

 

NFR8\100156

People

Children North East

WHOOPS! Home and Community Safety Volunteer Project

Safe at home scheme which targets families in disadvantaged areas of Newcastle to improve home and community safety preventing accidents

 

£25,784

 

 

NFR8\100144

Arts and Culture

Skimstone Arts

Young Artists Collective

Empowering marginalised and vulnerable young people to achieve their potential through professional artistic practice, peer mentoring, and leadership development

 

£10,800

 

 

NFR8\100147

Communities

Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle

Byker Old Town Project

Piloting integration of VCS activity into public service delivery models in Byker Old town, creating efficiencies and benefits for residents

 

£37,500

 

 

NFR8\100095

People

Tyneside Women's Health

Wellbeing for Women

Helping women to improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing

£18,276

 

 

NFR8\100197

People

Newcastle Law Centre

Access to Justice

Providing timely specialist legal advice to some of the most vulnerable residents of Newcastle upon Tyne

 

£34,000

 

£34,000

 

£34,000

NFR8\100016

People

Disability North

Disability information, advice, and representation

service

To provide free information, advice, and representation on disability issues

 

£37,229

 

 

NFR8\100058

People

Denton Youth and Community Project Ltd.

Strengthening community participation

To build and increase the community participation of residents of all ages via a range of services to address needs

 

£15,000

 

 

NFR8\100082

People

West End Refugee Service

Life on Hold

To prevent and alleviate destitution experienced by asylum seekers and refugees

£45,000

 

 

NFR8\100152

Communities

Riverside Community Health Project

Neighbourhood Community Cohesion Project

To improve community cohesion in North Benwell and High Cross

 

£26,376

 

 

NFR8\100111

People

Streetwise Young People's Project

City Centre Detached Youth Work

A detached youth project that engages with socially excluded, disaffected and vulnerable young people in order to achieve positive outcomes

 

£24,836

 

 

NFR8\100037

People

Search

Older and Better together

Advice, information and networks of mutual support for older people in the west of Newcastle

 

£40,500

 

£30,000

 

£20,000

NFR8\100029

People

Caring Hands Charity

Better Daily Living, Wellbeing, Advice and

Advocy

Support for older and physically disabled people to retain/increase independence and quality of life

 

£24,000

 

 

NFR8\100175

Communities

Throckley Community Hall Limited

Active Throckley Together

To fund the post of a Resource worker for 3 years to develop work and priorities of Throckley Community Hall

 

£11,949