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Mental Health Sustainability Fund

Association of Mental Health Providers is pleased to announce the launch of the second round of a small grants fund on Monday 26 July. This fund will be used to provide grants of up to £5,000 to support the sustainability of mental health voluntary, community and social enterprise provider organisations, with a turnover of £0-250k.

YMCA Burton’s 13th Sleepout to be held in-person and virtually this October

YMCA Burton have announced that its 13th annual Sleepout will be held in-person with a virtual option too. The Charity also revealed that this year’s date will be Friday 29th October with tickets going on sale on the 9th of September.

The Sleepout encourages people to sleep out for one night to raise awareness and funds towards the plight of homelessness in the East Staffordshire borough area.

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants for Children

Grants are available for schools, youth groups, not-for-profit organisations, and charities to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children aged 13 years and younger who experience disadvantage or disability and live in an area of high deprivation.

Fund Information

Funding body: The Henry Smith Charity

Maximum value: £ 2,500

Minimum value: £ 500

Application deadline: 13/08/2021

Co-op Community Fridge Fund

Grants are available to non-profit organisations across the UK to establish a new Community Fridge to minimise food waste.

Fund Information

Funding body: Co-operative Group

Maximum value: £ 4,000

Minimum value: Discretionary

Application deadline: 16/08/2021

An online application form and further guidance notes can be found on the Hubbub Foundation website.

European Social Fund Community Grants - Staffordshire

Grants are available for third sector organisations based or working in Staffordshire and offering local skills, training and employment opportunities for individuals aged 16 and over who are unemployed or economically inactive and from the hardest to reach communities in the area.

Fund Information

Funding body: European Social Fund

Maximum value: £ 20,000

Minimum value: Discretionary

Application deadline: 17/08/2021

Maximum employees: 10

Maximum turnover: £ 1,000,000

Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

Grants are available to animal welfare charities for projects or activities in the UK that benefit and protect animals, relieve the suffering of animals, address the conservation of wildlife or encourage a greater understanding of animals.

Fund Information

Funding body: Jean Sainsbury Animal Welfare Trust

Maximum value: Discretionary

Minimum value: Discretionary

Application deadline: 01/09/2021

Community Ownership Fund

The £150 million Community Ownership Fund is for communities across the United Kingdom. It has been set up to help communities take ownership of assets and amenities at risk of closure. It will run for 4 years.

The first bidding round opens on 15 July 2021.

Voluntary and community organisations can bid for match funding.

Funding may support the purchase and/or renovation costs of community assets and amenities, subject to the full eligibility criteria outlined in this prospectus.