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The Prospectory - Idea Fund

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Applications may be made at any time while funding remains available.

Grants are available to individuals or small groups or organisations based in the United Kingdom who have a novel technical idea which they want to try out.

Maximum Value:

£ 5,000

Minimum Value:

£ 250

The fund offers grants ranging from £250 to £5,000. Once the fund's allocation has been used, it will be closed for applications until the funding pot has refilled.

It is not the fund's normal practice to provide part funding to larger projects.

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Sport England - Return to Play Fund for Flood Damaged Facilities

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Emergency flood relief funding is available for community sports clubs and not-for-profit organisations to help them restore flood-damaged sport and physical activity facilities in the areas worst affected by the recent flooding caused by Storm Christoph.

There are two levels of funding:

Grants of up to £10,000

Grants for £10,001 or more.

Sport England is providing special funding for local authorities, leisure operators and other not-for-profit organisations needing funding to repair flood damage facilities.

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Culture Secretary appoints Blondel Cluff CBE as Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund

Tue 16 Feb 2021

Blondel Cluff CBE has been appointed by Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden as the next Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund.

The role will see her set the long-term strategic direction for the largest funder of community activity in the UK, working with charities to enable people and communities to thrive.

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Together We're Better COVID-19 Stakeholder Update - 12 February 2021

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Last week we administered our 200,000th vaccine in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Our teams across the patch have been working extremely hard, vaccinating and protecting citizens against this virus. It truly is a Herculean effort, particularly by our GPs and our thanks go to everyone involved.

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Staffordshire County Council Active Travel Fund Survey

Mon 15 Feb 2021

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Staffordshire County Council have been awarded an additional £1.8m Government allocation to deliver walking and cycling improvement schemes in: Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Stafford.

The improvements aim to provide an attractive alternative to the travelling public for shorter journeys, whilst improving the public realm for everybody, not just walkers and cyclists.

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COUNTYWIDE: NIHR Patient and Public Committee Volunteer

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Closing date for applications: 15th March

At the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) we involve patients and the public in our decision making processes on research funding and management.

We currently have voluntary opportunities for public members on our national research funding committees. This opportunity may appeal to a wide range of people so we are asking our contacts and network who support health and social care research to please circulate on our behalf.

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Cash For Kids Grant

Mon 15 Feb 2021

Deadline: Friday 12th March 2021

Cash for Kids is the recently launched official charity of the radio stations Signal 1 & Greatest Hits Radio. Working in partnership with sister charities across the Midlands, Cash for Kids aims to make a difference to the lives of children affected by poverty, serious illness, neglect, abuse or who have additional needs. Applications for grants from the charity are now open – with grants of up to £3,000 available to families, community projects or small local charities. 

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Clare’s Law and Domestic Violence Disclosure Schemes

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Would you be interested in participating in a research project exploring victims/survivors experiences of Clare’s Law?

We are interested in speaking with women who have used Clare’s Law. This would involve an online video or telephone call for up to 60 minutes at a time and date that is suitable for you.

If you are interested in being involved in the project or you would like to find out more information, you can:

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South West Peak Spotlight: ‘Networks for Nature: Facilitating Collaborative Farming’

Thu 11 Feb 2021

Support Staffordshire member ‘White Peak Farmers’ is a group of farmers that united in early April 2015 with the aim of working together to deliver better environmental outcomes in the White Peak area of the Peak District.

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Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants

Thu 11 Feb 2021

Application Deadline: 08 March 2021

A total of £120,000 (£10,000 in each of the UK's 12 regions) is awarded every year.

Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available in each region.

Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations to support new, original and innovative projects that actively promote a healthy heart and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease in local communities in the UK.

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