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‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ awarded £2.7 million National Lottery Funding

A revitalised landscape of wildlife-rich waterways and wetlands is being made possible thanks to the ‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ project successfully securing a grant of £2.7m from the National Lottery.

The ‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ (TTTV) project is a partnership of 18 organisations working together to restore and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the Trent Valley, with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - the county’s largest nature conservation charity - at the helm.

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 or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

Feeling the Lichfield Love at Christmas

Good causes across the district are set to benefit after We Love Lichfield donated thousands of pounds in grants at its special Christmas presentation. 

The charity, which supports voluntary groups making a difference in our communities, invited recipients, civic leaders and guests to the event in Lichfield’s George Hotel on Friday 14 December 2018.

Just over £13,000 was given away to the following groups;

Social Enterprise Start-Up programme & Grant.

Expressions of interest are being sought from Social Entrepreneurs who are starting or recently started a Social Enterprise in the Midlands. The programme, sponsored by Lloyds Bank is free to attend and comes with a grant of £1000.

The programme comprises 14 study sessions over a 12 month period from October 2019 to October 2020. The application window runs from February 2019 through to mid-April 2019 but interested parties can obtain an application pack and sign up for reminders by visiting

https://www.the-sse.org/lbsep/

SUPPORT STAFFORDSHIRE (CANNOCK CHASE) BENEFITS FROM MIDCOUNTIES CO-OPERATIVE FUNDING FOR LOCAL CAUSES

Support Staffordshire, a charity in Cannock Chase received a grant of £642, which will go towards funding weekly volunteer centres in Cannock Library. The volunteer centre bureau gives local residents an opportunity to discover a new volunteer opportunity with local groups and charities, which would help to increase skills, develop opportunities, meet likeminded people and do something good for the local community.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR FULLY-FUNDED ‘PING IN THE COMMUNITY’ PACKAGES

Table Tennis England is inviting independent groups to embed social table tennis into their communities completely free-of-charge.

There are twenty Ping in the Community fully-funded packages available which include one full size indoor table, 10 bats, 72 balls and a range of printed resources designed to help advertise and activate the table.

Stafford Funding Fair

This Funding Fair is an opportunity to meet with funders, consider a range of funding you may not have previously considered, gain an insight into a funder’s way of thinking and discuss your group or organisation’s funding needs.

The event is FREE to any charity or voluntary/community group operating in Staffordshire. 

Refreshments will be provided.

Spaces are limited to two per organisation. If you require more, please contact matthew@staffscvys.org.uk to see if this is possible.

Funding Boost for ‘Green’ Community Projects in Lichfield and Cannock Districts

Southern Staffordshire Community Energy (SSCE) Community Fund

Grants up to £2,000 for energy saving, energy audits and general environmental work undertaken by community groups in Lichfield and Cannock Chase districts

Closing date: 15th February 2019

Grants can be made for contribution to the total cost of a project or to fund the whole project. Projectsust start after the 1 March and be completed by the 31 December 2019

 

Eligible projects include: