We’re pleased to announce that the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund is returning with £350,000 to distribute to community groups across the UK this summer.
Make the most of Small Charity Week’s Fundraising Day to raise vital funds for your small charity through the competitions, initiatives and resources available. Please see the attached the SCW How to Get Involved Toolkit.
Don’t forget to make a note of the deadlines so that you can ensure your small charity doesn’t miss out! Please keep checking the website for the latest news.
Smaller short term grants are available to strengthen charities and CIOs in England and Wales which work with people experiencing multiple disadvantage at one of the critical points in their life.
Applicants must have identified specific organisational development, have a clear plan of activities and an idea of what they hope to achieve. They must also meet one or more of the outcomes.
Applications may now be submitted at any time.
KEEN are committed to inspiring responsible outdoor participation to help preserve the places we all play. The KEEN Effect grant $10,000 grants to non-profit organizations around the world who are dedicated to responsible outdoor participation.
Projects must increase responsible outdoor participation as a way to work towards building a strong community.
Projects should be innovative and creative, and should have clear goals and measurable objectives.
The Invest Programme is open to Round 3 applications from charities and CIOS in England and Wales.
Grants are available for between £10,000 and £25,000 per year for two or three years, with the opportunity for continuation funding for a further period of up to six years in total.
Round 3 deadline is 27 May 2016 (5pm).
The Postcode Community Trust's Community Grants scheme has opened to applications from registered charities and community groups for projects that advance community development.
It provides short-term funding to good causes in Great Britain that promote community development and demonstrate positive change through access and engagement. The Trust seeks to help groups participate more fully in activities within their community, especially for those who may feel isolated through disability or age.
Funding is available for activities that:
The Ministry of Defence has announced four new priorities to the Covenant Fund 2016/17 which opened for applications on the 4th May.
The four new priorities each have their own timescales and these are summarised below:
Announcement from The Coalfields Regeneration Trust:-
The Coalfields Regeneration Trust is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the 5.5 million people living in Britain’s former mining communities. Many of these communities still require support due to the huge impact the closure of the mines had upon them.
TESCO are inviting local community groups and good causes to apply for their share of a £12MILLION carrier bag charge fund.
The supermarket teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative, which sees grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to environmental and greenspace projects.
Millions of shoppers voted in stores up and down the country for the last round of funding – with over £11.5MILLION being awarded to winning projects.
Isn't Stafford a wonderful place to do business? We may know it, but a gap exists between this reality and our profile in the general public.
This funding can support small-scale business activities that support the needs and aspirations of the local community. Find out more here.
Staffordshire LEADER Programme – Call for Bids Round 2
Please note that the Staffordshire LEADER programme is now ‘live’ and the second ‘call for bid’ round has been issued.