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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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COVID19 FUNDER DATABASE

Tue 11 Aug 2020

The free COVID19 funder database is live. Searchable, using multiple criteria, with 545 funders; click through to 1000s of funder websites. Login to access it, the assessments and 4 toolkits. If you’re not yet a member of our community – Register Now. It takes 2 mins and everything is free.

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Did you know Community Centres, Village Halls, Scout Groups and Charities are eligible to apply for the Government Small Business Grant?

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Closing date: 21 August 2020


Applications are still being taken for the Government Small Business Grant, so far we have distributed over £26m. There are however organisations who have not provided us with their bank details and we have been unable to issue payment.  An online form is available here to apply. They will be asked to upload proof of bank details if not currently paying rates by direct debit.   

https://www.staffordbc.gov.uk/business-support-coronavirus

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COVID 19 Support Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: 30 October 2020


A huge, co-ordinated effort across community and voluntary groups across our county is making a huge difference to isolated and vulnerable people, and those in most need of help. Local people are also stepping up to put projects together make a difference.

Now the new COVID-19 Support Fund has been set up to help keep this happening. It’s rapid, flexible funding to support communities to do their bit and to make sure that the voluntary sector continues to thrive now and after the crisis.

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East Staffordshire Borough Council - Councillor Community Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Closing date: end of January 2021


In 2020-21 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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Comic Relief Community Fund - Capacity Building Grant

Fri 7 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of up to £1,000 are available for small local grassroots organisations in England to become stronger and more robust and better able to deliver projects that bring about lasting change.

The Community Fund is provided by Comic Relief and administered for organisations in England by community charity, Groundwork, which specialises in transforming communities and the local environment for the better.

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Allchurches Trust - Hope Beyond

Fri 7 Aug 2020

No closing date specified


Grants are available for churches and Christian charities to adapt to the challenges and opportunities presented by the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.

Allchurches Trust, one of the UK’s largest grant-making trusts, is an independent charity, regulated by the Charity Commission. It offers charitable grants with income derived from the Ecclesiastical Insurance Group, a specialist insurance and financial services group.

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Arts Council England National Lottery Projects Grants

Fri 7 Aug 2020

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


Grants of between £1,000 and £100,000 are available.

After having been suspended in March 2020 due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis, the Programme re-opened for applications on 22 July 2020.

To be eligible, applicants (individual or organisation) must:

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Tesco Bags of Help COVID-19 Communities Fund

Fri 7 Aug 2020

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis​


Tesco Bags of Help is responding to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis by setting up a new short-term fund to support local communities.

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