Category: Funding News

View the latest funding news from Voluntary Centre Services in the articles below.

FundNK money available – additional application deadline of 29 February 2020

Small grants are available for projects that support communities in North Kesteven. North Kesteven District Council operates Fund NK, a grand aid scheme for up to 50% of a project’s costs. The maximum that can be applied for is £1,000 for community projects, £2,500 for building and £1,500 for recreational ventures. The 50% match funding …

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AVIVA Community Fund

The AVIVA Community Fund is now open for 2020. Find out more here:

New investment into Gainsborough to help grow the social economy and tackle inequality

Gainsborough will receive a share of a new £33 million investment programme launched today aimed at tackling inequality through boosting the social economy. Local Access, a partnership between Access – The Foundation for Social Investment, and Big Society Capital, will provide money for six places in total: Bradford; Bristol; Gainsborough; Greater Manchester (Bolton, Oldham, Stockport …

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Swimathon Foundation Grants

The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community. The Foundation is passionate about encouraging people to get involved with swimming, which it hopes to encourage even further with its Community Grants. Grants vary from £500 to £2,500 and will only be awarded …

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Postcode Local Trust Round 1 – January 20

20/01/2020 – Postcode Local Trust – Round 1 Applications will be accepted from across Great Britain for two weeks only, starting from 21 January 2020. Grassroots organisations, local charities and non-profit community businesses that are seeking to effect positive change within their local area in England, Scotland and Wales can take the first step in …

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Women and Girls Projects in Lincolnshire receive major Funding boost

WOMEN AND GIRLS PROJECTS IN LINCOLNSHIRE RECEIVE MAJOR FUNDING BOOST Grassroots groups working in Lincolnshire will get much-needed grants worth £52,552.00 to help support local women and girls facing a range of challenges. Lincolnshire projects will receive grants of between £5,000 – £10,000. This is the second time Lincolnshire Community Foundation has awarded groups money …

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Funding Ready – A new three workshop training programme for community groups.

A new ‘Funding Ready’ training programme has been devised by Lincolnshire Community & Voluntary Services and Voluntary Centre Services, funded and in partnership with Lincolnshire County Council. The programme launches at the end of February 2020. The first delivery of the programme will be trialled to pick up any ‘glitches’, with feedback at the end …

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£50,000 available for not for profits across Greater Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Community Foundation is pleased to announce that following receipt of a further funds, grants are available from the Evan Cornish Grassroots Fund and would invite locally run groups and organisations to apply for a grant of up to £5,000.  Successful applicants should deliver services that benefit those who are vulnerable or isolated and live …

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Tesco Bags of Help Community Grants

Bags of Help is Tesco’s local community grant scheme where the money raised by the carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects. The projects must meet the criteria of bringing benefits to the community. Grants of up to £2,000 are available. To find out more information or …

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Launching soon – the new Severn Trent Community Fund

Severn Trent Community Fund is a programme that aims to support community wellbeing as well as protect and sustain water and natural resources, within the Severn Trent area. The programme will distribute grants of £2,000 – £250,000 for local initiatives that meet the following aims: • People – Projects that facilitate healthier lifestyles and skills …

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