Category: Funding News

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

Hilden Charitable Fund Supporting Summer Play Schemes is Accepting Applications

Disadvantaged communities around the UK can benefit from small grants to help run short-term activities for local young people. The Fund allocates a small budget each year to help community groups run summer play schemes for the benefit of disadvantaged children aged five to 18 years in the UK. Applications are invited from voluntary agencies …

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DHSC Carers Innovation Fund applications open

The Department of Health and Social Care is offering a Carers Innovation Fund which aims to support accessible, carer-friendly communities and public services and also seeks to provide evidence on effective interventions to support carers. The DHSC is seeking to provide seed funding to a portfolio of ‘concept testing’ projects from organisations from a mix …

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Community Pub Business Support Programme Opens to Applications

More than a Pub is making £2.2 million available to support community groups in England taking on the ownership of their local pub with the aim of running it to benefit their community. Funded by Power to Change and administered by the Plunkett Foundation, the More than a Pub programme offers a flexible package of …

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Lincolnshire Freemasons donate £75,000 to flood victims in Wainfleet

A donation of £75,000 from Lincolnshire’s Freemasons has given a welcome early boost to a relief fund set up in readiness for the rebuilding of homes in and around Wainfleet after the floods. The fund has been set up by the Lincolnshire Community Foundation, which is bringing together fundraising efforts behind the long-term recovery plan …

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Funding available from Thonock Trust

Lincolnshire Community Foundation would like to remind not for profit community groups providing a service to people living in Gainsborough, Corringham, Blyton, Springthorpe and Lea the next closing date for receipt of applications to the Thonock Trust is on 1 June 2019, although they may be able to agree to an extension, if requested.  Grants …

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WRAP funding for food waste redistribution

£6 million of grant funding has been earmarked for businesses and non-profit groups in England to redistribute surplus food to those most in need. The £18 million Resource Action Fund has been established by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to support resource efficiency projects, with the goal of diverting, reducing and better managing …

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£25,000 available for community groups from the Evan Cornish Grassroots Fund

The closing date for receipt of applications to this fund has been extended to 30 May 2019 to give community groups operating in Greater Lincolnshire the chance to apply for up to £5,000 towards costs of: delivering support for vulnerable or isolated people; supporting those with mental health issues; projects that help older people; support …

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APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR THE ESF COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAMME

Futures have announced that the application form for the first round of Community Grants is now available. To find the guidance and application form please follow the link to the website: http://www.oneeastmidlands.org.uk/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/url.php?u=13032&qid=895902 Jointly funded by the SFA and the European Social Fund, Community Grants give small voluntary and community organisations with a turnover of less …

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Funding: Ecclesiastical’s £1m Giving Programme Opens for Entries on 23 April

The specialist financial services company is launching its ‘Movement for Good’ awards programme on Tuesday 23 April. Ecclesiastical Insurance has designed this new awards programme for charities registered in the UK and Republic of Ireland. It is open to a range of charities, from small volunteer-run groups to larger, well-known organisations. The £1 million giving …

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ACRE Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

To mark the centenary of the Armistice, the government decided, in the Autumn 2018 Budget, to support several initiatives, including making available grant funding to support improvement projects for village halls. The grant funding will be managed by ACRE on behalf of Defra with support from the ACRE Network. The grant aims to help fund …

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