OVER £4.6 million of National Lottery funding has been awarded to 175 projects across the East of England.
Amongst the groups is Purfleet-based, Raising Successful Children Limited. Their project is called The Triangular Works and is based on running educational workshops for parents and carers to better help their children through educational challenges.
They have been granted £9.975.00.
In total, 175 community projects across the region are receiving a share. These range from weekly drama and creative workshops for people with ill mental health to music based sessions for adults with learning disabilities.
James Harcourt, England Grant-Making Director at the Big Lottery Fund, said: “Thanks to National Lottery players, communities large and small are able to get the funding they need to bring their great ideas to life. Every time someone buys a National Lottery ticket it raises vital funds that help make a difference to hundreds of people’s lives. We’re delighted to be able to support projects like Headway Suffolk which is a fantastic example of people coming together to use their ambitions and aspirations to create something wonderful for their local community.”
The Big Lottery Fund is responsible for giving out money raised by National Lottery players for good causes. Last year it awarded over half a billion pounds (508.5 million) and supported over 11,000 projects across the UK for health, education, environment and charitable purposes.
To find out more visit www.biglotteryfund.org.uk.