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South West Peak Spotlight New Accommodations in the South West Peak: Meet ‘Peter’ and ‘Watson’ and the New Look ‘Old Sunday School’

Launched in 2017, the South West Peak Landscape Partnership is a group of organisations working together and with volunteers to restore, protect, and improve the landscape of the South West Peak area.

With the Peak District National Park as lead partner and the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund this 5-year partnership (with benefits reaching far beyond that time) works with local communities to build stronger connections with the landscape and with each other.

Aldi Voucher Scheme

At Aldi we have always believed that access to great quality, affordable food is a right not a privilege. Since March 2019 organizations, including schools, have been able to purchase shopping vouchers for use in Aldi stores nationwide to distribute to those in need of support.

More recently vouchers have been purchase to cover free school meals whilst schools have been closed, including the recent initiative covering the Government’s Winter Covid Grant Scheme.

South West Peak Spotlight: Re-Roofing the South West Peak

Launched in 2017, the South West Peak Landscape Partnership is a group of organisations working together and with volunteers to restore, protect, and improve the landscape of the South West Peak area.

With the Peak District National Park as lead partner and the support of the National Lottery Heritage Fund this 5-year partnership (with benefits reaching far beyond that time) works with local communities to build stronger connections with the landscape and with each other.

My Funding Central

My Funding Central from Idox is a subscription-based funding service helping charities, local communities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises search for funding.

This service will be available to organisations with an annual income below £1m and will be free for organisations under £30k.

Staffordshire Apprenticeship 500 Business Grant Scheme

In conjunction with Staffordshire’s district & borough councils, Staffordshire County Council has launched a fund to help support Small to Medium businesses (SMEs), that are located within Staffordshire.

Staffordshire County Council has pooled extra investment with the funding district and borough councils have received from government, called the ‘Additional Restrictions Grant, to reach more businesses who need it.

Football Foundation - Small Grants

Applications may be made at any time, preferably not more than once per football season.

Grants are available for purchasing equipment and items to enable grassroots football organisations in England to restart activities after the period of COVID-19 restrictions.

Grants of up to £25,000 can be awarded.

The grant size available depends on the type of investment that the club is applying for. Details on the grant sizes are available in the guidance notes that can be accessed at the website of the Football Foundation.

Lichfield Community Lottery

We are excited to be launching a weekly lottery in the spring of 2021, to raise money for good causes across the district and to give players a chance to win a £25,000 jackpot plus smaller prizes. 

Tickets go on sale from 2 March and the first draw is on 10 April 2021.

Lichfield Community Lottery is a local authority lottery, which is licensed by The Gambling Commission.