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Doing Our Bit Covid 19 self isolator grant scheme

Wed 19 May 2021

We know that many community groups and organisations across Staffordshire are working extremely hard to support the people who need it most within our communities.

To help we’re offering grants to groups that can support those who have to self-isolate because of COVID 19.

The grant can be used to help local people who are self-isolating with:

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Severn Trent Community Fund Coronavirus support

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Charities and non-profit organisations can apply to be considered for a support grant of between £2,000 and £10,000 (depending on the size of the organisation) to help them and our communities get through this very challenging time and bounce back stronger than before.

We expect demand for our support to be high and so, whilst we’d love to, unfortunately we simply can’t fund every application we receive. 

Who can apply

To be eligible for this support your organistion must:

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Council pledges support to local voluntary organisation

Thu 11 Feb 2021

Cannock Chase Council Leader Councillor George Adamson and Garry Jones the Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire have signed the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Pledge for Local Authorities.

In November 2020, the Council’s Cabinet approved to give Support Staffordshire a grant for £8,350 for a 12 month period to deliver an additional 5 hours per week to support the voluntary sector within the District.

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Your Family Hub Assistance Grant

Wed 3 Feb 2021

Information for Professionals: 

We don’t want anyone to go hungry in Staffordshire as a result of COVID-19. Our District Family Hubs are helping to support individuals and families who need food and essential supplies as well as providing ongoing information, advice, guidance and support around local support for children and families, in response to COVID-19.

What is the Family Hub Assistance Grant?

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Volant Charitable Trust - COVID-19 Response Fund

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Application deadline: 31 July 2021

Grants are available to UK charities that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Volant Charitable Trust was established in 2000 by JK Rowling and offers grants to registered charities, community interest companies, community organisations and social enterprises based and working in Scotland.

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National Lottery Grants for Heritage

Wed 2 Dec 2020

This is a rolling programme so there are no deadlines 

Grants for organisations working with heritage to adapt and respond to the changing environment they are now operating in due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Phase one offers two levels of funding:

  • Grants from £3,000 to £10,000
  • Grants from £10,000 to £100,000

The National Lottery Grants for Heritage funding programme has been created as part of National Lottery Heritage Fund Strategic Funding Framework 2019 to 2024.

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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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