/Case studies

Hull and East Yorkshire Credit Union

Hull and East Yorkshire (HEY) Credit Union offer a range of fair and affordable products to members across the Humber region, an underserved area of the country where nearly 20% of the population lives in areas ranked in the 10% most deprived areas in England. HEY have ambitious and sustainable plans to grow and will [...]

By |2022-03-24T12:17:25+00:00March 24th, 2022|Case studies|0 Comments

The Polar Academy

The Polar Academy is a charity – set up in 2012 – which identifies those young adults in Scottish schools and organisations who are often overlooked by the education system.The polar academy team trains them over a year with the ambition to change their outlook. Utilising £55k of funding via Young Start, this project will [...]

By |2022-01-01T22:39:54+00:00January 1st, 2022|Case studies|0 Comments

1625 Independent People

1625 Independent People works with young people aged 16 to 25 in Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset.1625IP provides support to help young people find and/or sustain their accommodation as well as providing safe and stable supported housing that is affordable and accessible. Youth Futures Foundation has supported 1625IP, with [...]

By |2021-10-08T08:31:38+00:00October 8th, 2021|Case studies|0 Comments

East Belfast Mission

East Belfast Mission is using a £99,921 grant to improve the sustainability of their Hosford Homelessness Service which provides accommodation and support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, to rebuild their lives. The three-year project will develop new income streams, implement their strategic plan, increase the skills and capacity of the [...]

By |2021-08-03T10:33:49+00:00August 3rd, 2021|Case studies|0 Comments

Fighting All Cancers Together

Fighting All Cancers Together The Alternative Scheme allows banks and building societies with a balance sheet of less than £7bn to utilise dormant asset monies to support local or aligned charities. Over the last year, Newcastle Building Society have provided support to the Newcastle Building Society Community Fund. One group to benefit from the Newcastle [...]

By |2021-05-21T10:44:41+00:00May 21st, 2021|Case studies|0 Comments

Royal Society for Blind Children

The Royal Society for Blind Children received a £250,000 loan from the Resilience & Recovery Loan Fund established by Big Society Capital in response to the increasing need for funding due to the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. The £25m loan fund was established to make the existing government scheme (the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan [...]

By |2021-03-22T16:42:02+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Case studies|0 Comments

Renew Wales

Renew Wales is supported through the Sustainable Steps Programme delivered through TNLCF Wales utilising money from dormant accounts. Renew Wales supports communities to take action on the causes and impacts of climate change and live more sustainably. Renew Wales receipts supported a youth group through peer mentoring Rhydyfelin Youth Club, in Pontypridd, developed an idea [...]

By |2020-05-28T10:58:45+00:00May 28th, 2020|Case studies|0 Comments

Showcase the Street

Showcase the Street is a social enterprise who use dance, sport and technology to support communities especially those in areas of deprivation and rural isolation. The organisation opened a sports and arts facility in Dundee, Scotland in 2014 which spans three warehouse units housing dance studios and various indoor sports surfaces. In 2018, this was [...]

By |2020-05-28T10:50:17+00:00May 28th, 2020|Case studies|0 Comments

SambaYaBamba

SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band is a carnival style, brass and drums project that was born in 2016, welcoming young folks aged 11-25 of different backgrounds from all over Glasgow and beyond. In less than three years, the 40-strong collective of percussion and brass have gone from strength to strength, performing extensively in public, from street [...]

By |2019-02-08T10:18:33+00:00February 8th, 2019|Case studies|0 Comments