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The Support Staffordshire Member Bursary

Tue 5 Jan 2021

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Support Staffordshire wins Award for being the beating heart of the local community

Tue 5 Jan 2021

Support Staffordshire, which supports a membership of more than 1000 voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Staffordshire won the 2020 NAVCA Heart of the Community Award for being the beating heart of the local VCS and wider economy.

NAVCA is the national membership body for local third sector support and development organisations in England and alongside their members, they are part of the movement for local social action.

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Aviva Community Fund

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Closing date: 26 January 2021 for first round


Right now, community is more important than ever as the Covid crisis continues to hit charities hard, both in terms of fundraising and manpower. That's why the Aviva Community Fund is still committed to backing the clever ideas that move communities forward, and helping worthwhile causes make it through the pandemic.

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Help is at Hand for Stafford Residents

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Hearts and Hands Stafford saw a need in Stafford and the surrounding villages as many self employed, furloughed people have been affected financially this last year through no fault of their own by COVID and others who have slipped through the net, unable to claim any kind of benefits, many never needed to ask for help before

Founder Katie Lowe said;

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Community Grants from Transforming the Trent Valley

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Closing date: 25 February 2021


Funding of up to £2000 is available for community groups within the Transforming the Trent Valley scheme area (50% match funding is required).

Projects which promote awareness and engagement with the natural, built and cultural heritage of the area among different groups of people are welcomed. Examples of projects could be using the natural world to help wellbeing, encouraging local action for wildlife, taking home and school learning outside, improving access to the landscape.

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Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Closing date: 12 February 2021 |12 noon


Smart Energy GB, the national campaign for the smart meter rollout, launched the five year Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund in May 2016 with the aim that every home in Britain would be offered a smart meter within five years at no additional cost.

The fund has been set up to support Smart Energy GB's work to help everyone in Great Britain understand smart meters, the national rollout and how to use the new meters to get their gas and electricity under control.

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Nuffield Foundation Research, Development and Analysis Programme

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Closing date: 15 March 2021


The Nuffield Foundation's Research, Development and Analysis grants portfolio is central to the delivery of their mission to advance educational opportunity and social well-being across the UK. It is expected that funded projects will work to improve the design and operation of social policy, especially in those areas which the Foundation have always identified as underpinning a well-functioning society: Education, Welfare and Justice.

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The Hospital Saturday Fund

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Application deadline: 23 March 2021 for Large Grant applications | 20 April 2021 for Standard Grant applications.


The Hospital Saturday Fund is a registered charity which has been operating since it was founded in 1873.

It offers grant funding to registered health charities such as hospitals, hospices and medical organisations for medical projects, care, research or support of medical training taking place in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland.

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Youth COVID-19 Support Fund

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Applicatoion deadline: 12 February 2021 | 5pm


The Youth Covid-19 Support Fund is provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and administered by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

The fund will focus on enabling the struggling, but most impactful, youth organisations in England to continue operating, where they may have scaled back service provision or temporarily closed due to reductions in their income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Tech For Good Build 2021

Wed 20 Jan 2021

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Application deadline: 12 February 2021 | 12 noon


The £1 million Tech for Good Build 2021 programme is provided by Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation. This is the final funding round in their three-year Tech for Good partnership which was developed in response to the need for charities to use technology to explore different approaches to delivering better services.

The COVID-19 crisis has since increased the need for organisations to explore how digital and design approaches can be used to create more impact for the people they work with.

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