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East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund - Closing date end of January 2022

Fri 14 Jan 2022

Closing date: end of January 2022

In 2021-22 the Councillor Community Fund (CCF) will continue to operate as an open-bidding fund to support small community activities and projects in East Staffordshire.

Currently there are two strands of funding available through CCF:

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Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant

Fri 13 Nov 2020

Closing date: 27 November 2020

The Government has today (4 November) published guidance for voluntary and community sector organisations on how to apply for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) £5 million funding grant to provide tailored support to members of the public who need extra help in getting their tax and claims right.

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The Gamesys Foundation

Thu 15 Oct 2020

No closing date specified

The main focus of the Gamesys Foundation is to preserve and protect the wellbeing of individuals suffering from mental health issues.  We do that through providing grants and funding to organisations who care for these individuals directly, as well as those who focus on research in the mental health field.

Gamesys Foundation will predominantly fund registered charities and NGOs. Should you choose to apply on behalf of an organisation, you will be asked for evidence of registration to verify the organisation's status.

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New £200k fund for community groups launches

Mon 12 Oct 2020

Dozens of groups and organisations working with vulnerable communities in Staffordshire are set to benefit from a new county council fund launched today (Monday 12 October 2020).

The £200k #DoingOurBit Community Grants Scheme is now open for applications from groups who work with and support vulnerable communities, particularly older residents and families.

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Wed 16 Sep 2020

No closing date specified

The CEF fund has been created to add benefit over and above committed mitigation and statutory compensation to communities along the route that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2 from London to West Midlands. In Stafford District this will include: 

  • Great Haywood
  • Ingestre
  • Hopton
  • Marston and Yarlet
  • Pirehill
  • Yarnfield
  • Swynnerton 

Who can apply for funding?

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Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPO) Covid-19 Emergency Fund

Fri 11 Sep 2020

No closing date specified

The National Emergency Trust has announced £1.5 million of funding to support grassroots Disabled Peoples Organisations (DPOs) across the UK to respond to the Covid-19 needs of disabled people. The funding will be administered and distributed through a partnership of DPOs across the UK.

What work will the DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund?

The DPO Covid-19 Emergency Fund aims to support DPOs to meet the needs of disabled people. We are looking to fund Covid-19 related work in the following broad three areas:

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Covid 19 Tamworth Voluntary Organisations Support Fund - Apply Now!

Wed 2 Sep 2020

There is no application deadline but all money needs to be committed by January 2021

Do you run a project/activity in Tamworth that has been affected by Covid 19 and needs a helping hand?

If the answer is yes, this fund may be right for your organisation.

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YMCA Burton awarded National Lottery Community grant funding

Mon 17 Aug 2020

YMCA Burton are thrilled to have received £114,000 funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund. This has helped us to secure our provision of essential support services, prepare all our sites to comply with current regulations and to provide equipment for our clients to keep in contact with others, access our online services and support positive wellbeing.  Thanks to the Government for making this possible

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The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis

The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund is a new fund to tackle food poverty. We have seen a significant rise over recent years in the coalfields of the number of projects providing food to those who cannot afford it. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated this problem with more people being referred to food banks, and tens of thousands of children skipping meals due to family income being too low.

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