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Our case studies feature examples of how funding from BIG has made a real impact to the lives of people as well as helping to improve local communities.
The People's Millions
A partnership between BIG and ITV where viewers vote for funding for their favourite projects.
Search for grants awarded by BIG, New Opportunities Fund and Community Fund.
Funding support for voluntary and community organisations to help them become more effective.
Healthy Families: Child's Play
Support projects in Wales that make the link between play, nutrition and activity.
Community Asset Transfer
Community Asset TransferOpen Date: 25 November 2010
Close Date: 3 March 2011
Grant: £300,000 - £800,000. This programme will provide both capital and revenue funding to support the transfer of assets, such as land and buildings, from public...
Changing Spaces: Community Spaces
Changing Spaces: Community SpacesOpen Date: 19 March 2008
Close Date: 8 February 2011
Grants: £10,000 - £450,000. This programme will fund community groups who want to improve local green spaces such as play areas, community gardens and parks.
Jubilee People's Millions
Jubilee People's MillionsOpen Date: 26 March 2010
Close Date: 4 February 2011
This exciting partnership between the Big Lottery Fund and ITV in which viewers vote for the project they want to receive funding.
JESSICA (Scotland) Trust
JESSICA (Scotland) TrustOpen Date: 30 November 2010
Close Date: 31 January 2011
Summary of the programme BIG is establishing a £15 million JESSICA (Scotland) Trust which will build on the European Investment Bank’s Scotland JESSICA Fund (...
Transition FundOpen Date: 30 November 2010
Close Date: 21 January 2011
Summary of the programme The Transition Fund closed for new applications at noon on Friday 21 January 2011. Applicants will be notified if they have been successful betwe...
Youth in Focus
Youth in FocusOpen Date: 10 September 2010
Close Date: 30 November 2010
Summary of the programme: Through Youth in Focus we are making up to £30 million available for projects in England that support vulnerable young people through difficul...
Community WildlifeOpen Date: 2 June 2010
Close Date: 24 November 2010
Summary of the programme Community Wildlife will fund projects that bring local people together to discover, enjoy or protect the wildlife in their local area. BIG ...
Changing Spaces: Community Sustainable Energy Programme
Changing Spaces: Community Sustainable Energy ProgrammeOpen Date: 7 April 2008
Close Date: 29 October 2010
Grants: £5,000 - £50,000. This programme will provide £8 million to community-based organisations for the installation of microgeneration technologies.
AdvantAGEOpen Date: 7 June 2010
Close Date: 29 October 2010
Summary of the programme Note: This programme is now closed for new applications Under our AdvantAGE programme, we are making £20 million available for p...
Life Skills Project
Life Skills ProjectOpen Date: 28 April 2009
Close Date: 1 October 2010
This programme aims to deliver services throughout Wales that will support targeted groups of economically inactive people.