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Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund

The Staffordshire Community Learning Trust Responsiveness Fund (CLTRF) offers local grants for the delivery of adult learning programmes which address the identified needs of local communities. The CLTRF is funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

The funding is for the delivery of education and training for adults returning to learning (aged 19+ as of 1st August 2018).

Funding available to support Staffordshire’s communities

Organisations from across Staffordshire are being invited to apply for funding to help support their local communities.

A new round of the £10m annual fund available through the Ministry of Defence’s Armed Forces Covenant Fund is now open until the end of 2018. This funding offers financial support to organisations and projects to help bring together Armed Forces and civilian communities and deliver local services to the Armed Forces Community.

Find out about funding

Thanks to National Lottery players funding is still available for community groups, schools, churches and other not-for-profit groups to celebrate their areas’ heritage. Groups can also apply for a grant to learn about the First World War 100 years after the guns fell silent on 11 November 2018. If your group has an idea and are interested in funding then join HLF for a drop in session between 2-6pm Tuesday 22 May at Butt Lane Community Centre.

Tesco Bags of Help Grants

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised from the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects across the UK. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. This can include:  purchasing items, improvements to a community building, developing an outdoor space, running a community event or activity etc.

NEW Funding Available

New funding available from The England Illegal Money Lending Team to be used to benefit local communities.

The good news is that for the year 2018-2019 organisations will be able to apply for  up to £5,000 to directly target an area affected by, or believed to be at risk of illegal money lending. Your project idea needs to be delivered by the 31st March 2019.