Category: Funding News

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

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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Woodward Charitable Trust

The Woodward Charitable Trust is a grant-making trust. The Trust primarily funds charitable organisations in the UK. If Woodward funds overseas projects it is usually via UK charities which can ensure that funds are being well used. Woodward favours charities which make good use of volunteers and encourage past and current users to participate. Their …

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The Bishop of Lincoln’s Social Justice Fund

At a recent panel meeting, a decision was taken to reduce the maximum grant available from £25,000 to £5,000.  The aim is to attract smaller, volunteer led, not for profit organisations and local faith based groups that need a small grant to support crucial work they’re delivering to residents in communities across Greater Lincolnshire. Future …

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UnLtd – Thrive Access to Employment applications now open

Thrive access to employment application is now open, final submission date, 31st January 2020 Thrive is UnLtd’s new social accelerator helping ambitious social ventures to scale. UnLtd will support over 25 social ventures a year through Thrive. They will support two groups of social ventures developing solutions in two distinct areas: Improving access to employment …

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£1.35m Funding for Pocket Parks in England

Government launches new one-off fund to support new pocket parks as well as to restore and renovate existing parks that benefit local communities. Community-led organisations working in partnership with local authorities across England can apply now for grants of up to: £15,000 for new pocket parks. £25,000 for refurbishment of existing parks split between capital …

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Special pot of £7.5 million to celebrate National Lottery 25th birthday

The National Lottery Community Fund has today revealed that it will be making a special £7.5 million pot of funding available to mark The National Lottery’s 25th birthday. The fund, #CelebrateNationalLottery25, will help communities celebrate the extraordinary impact the National Lottery has had since its launch in November 1994. Thanks to National Lottery players, £40 …

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Funding for Projects Supporting Vulnerable Women and Girls in Greater Lincolnshire

£52,000.00 funding available for projects that support vulnerable women and girls in Greater Lincolnshire Local groups supporting women and girls with issues like period poverty, domestic and sexual abuse, mental health and long-term unemployment can to apply for a share of £3.5 million for their vital work. A further round of the Tampon Tax Community …

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Co-op Foundation – IWILL Fund

06/08/2019 – Co-op Foundation Launches Scheme Supporting Youth-led Advocacy to Improve Community Spaces Grants of up to £35,000 are available to community organisations in England for projects that empower young people (aged 10-20 years) to have a say in how community spaces that matter to them are managed. This scheme is the first of three …

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Local Giving Magic Little Grants

Localgiving’s Magic Little Grants fund, run in association with the Postcode Community Trust, provides grants of £500 to local charities and community groups delivering sports and physical activities in their communities. The grants are open to groups with an annual turnover of under £250k. Successful groups will also be awarded a free annual membership to …

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Bright Ideas Fund reopening Tuesday 6 august 2019

The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. The Bright Ideas Fund is funded by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, and delivered by Locality, the national network for community organisations, in partnership …

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