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Changes Tamworth receives ESF funding

It is amazing news for ‘Changes Tamworth’ we have recently received funding from the European Social Fund. Changes Staff and all our members would like to thank them for supporting us in saving lives on a daily basis and also believing in us to enable us to carry on this vital work we provide to the Community.

We provide Structured Workshops and Peer Support Groups on a weekly basis to improve an individual’s mental distress.

Ageing Well in the UK Grant

Four Daughters Charitable Trust are looking for applications for the project 'Ageing well in the UK'. 

Following a six months listening and learning process the following areas have been selected as a focus:

1. Supporting older people to stay in or find meaningful work or volunteering;

2. Strengthening communities that are inclusive of older people; and

3. Supporting informal carers to develop their own peer-based approaches.

A Share of £5,000 for Newcastle Community Groups

Is your community group based in or Newcastle-under-Lyme and do you meet any one of these aims? -

- Advance education outside the classroom.

- Promote good physical and mental health.

- Further the enhancement of social wellbeing through recreation.

You can apply before 29th November to the Prime Foundation for a share of £5,000, specifically for the Newcastle-under-Lyme (ST5) postcode.

Windrush Day Grant Scheme

Grants are available for local authorities, charities and community groups to celebrate, commemorate and/or educate about the history of the MV Empire Windrush and the contribution of the Windrush Generation to British economic, social and cultural life.

Windrush Day (22 June) was established to celebrate the large contribution of the Windrush Generation to Britain's cultural, social and economic.

Grants of between £2,500 and £25,000 are available.

Organisations are eligible if:

Community Housing Fund

Grants are available for a wide range of community-led organisations to support delivery of new affordable homes across England (excluding London) up to March 2020.

The Community Housing Fund is provided and administered by Homes England.

The objectives of the Fund are to:

The Hilden Charitable Trust

Grants for UK charities working in the areas of homelessness, penal affairs, asylum seekers and refugees, community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people (16-25), and projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health (with particular interest in projects that address the needs and potential of girls and women).

Applications are accepted at any time, but the next closing date is 11 December 2019 for applications to be considered at the Main Grants meeting in January/February 2020.

Grants are usually in the region of £5000

Pocket parks funding opportunities

Pocket parks: helping communities transform unloved, neglected or derelict areas into new green spaces

One-off grants are available for community-led organisations working in partnership with their local authority to create new pocket parks or bringing existing green spaces up to a safe, usable and inviting standard.

£15,000 for new pocket parks.

£25,000 for refurbishment of existing parks split between capital and revenue.

The funding should be spent by 31 March 2020.