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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 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


Reconnections is a service to reduce loneliness and social isolation in Worcestershire, led by Age UK Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Reconnections works with a number of brilliant local partners, that cater for everyone. From befriending to boules, lunch clubs to libraries, pubs to pets! They are also supported by a number of amazing volunteers, whose commitment, friendliness and [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:41:17+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments


Centrestage was opened in Kilmarnock in 2006 by Fiona McKenzie & Paul Mathieson without public or grant funding and operates with the ethos that anyone - regardless of age, background or experience – can gain life changing social benefits through active participation in the arts, particularly music, drama and dance. In 2017, Centrestage now delivers projects [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:49+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre

Harrogate Skills 4 Living Centre started out as the Junction in 1994 and aiming to help signpost adults with learning disabilities to help and advice, the organisation quickly developed to meet the needs of this group by providing day-services and education to promote independence. In 2010 the organisation changed its name to Harrogate Skills 4 Living [...]

By |2018-03-29T12:40:24+00:00March 29th, 2018|Case studies|0 Comments