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THE RIGHT START: Income Generation and Funding

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking. Additional names can be added to a waiting list.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

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Effective Bid Writing

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire.  Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course. 

This is what they said:

Hints and tips extremely valuable.

Generally a good course, very informative.

Very interesting - Tutor very pleasant and knowledgeable.


Who should attend:

Tesco Bags of Help programme opens for 2020

Grants are available to support a wide range of community groups, organisations, charities, schools and other not-for-profit organisations with capital improvement projects for local community greenspaces in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores throughout the UK, with projects changing every three months (prior to 2020 it was every other month).

Following the vote, grants will be awarded as follows:

First place - up to £2,000.

Second place - up to £1,000.

Henry Moore Foundation

Grants up to £20,000 are available to support the growth and development of sculpture across historical, modern and contemporary registers and to fund research that expands the appreciation of sculpture.

The Foundation offers funding in the following categories:

Have you got time to spare?

Raise funds and put the spotlight on research

Bring your shining smile and join our weekendlong fundraising blockbuster in Tesco stores across the country.

We need cash collecting, bucket brandishing stars like you to make this very special weekend a smash-hit!

Sign up to give 2 hours of time as a volunteer collector HERE

YMCA Burton Sleepout Reveal raises much needed funds for the future

On Friday 8th November; 227 people spent the night in a cardboard box so that others don’t have to in a bid to raise much needed funds for YMCA Burton.

The mix of adults and children ranging from the ages of 4 to 76 years old gave up their beds for one night over two venues; the home of Burton Albion Football team, Pirelli Stadium, and St Modwens graveyard in the town centre.