Category: Funding News

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

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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Managed Care Network – Mental Health Promotion Fund Wave 9

The Managed Care Network are delighted to announce applications have now gone live for the Wave 9 Mental Health Promotion Fund. Organisations and groups will be able to bid up to £25,000 as part of a £300,000 fund. This year they have identified the following three priorities for groups wishing to apply for the funding: …

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The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has re-launched as the National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has re-launched as the National Lottery Heritage Fund and re-packaged its grants. Although there are no grants specifically for parks there is now a strong emphasis on funding access to nature, and ‘natural and designed landscapes’. The HLF has been the major source of funding for improvements to UK parks …

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Funding for groups in North Hykeham

North Hykeham Town Council are offering small grants to support local community organisations, social groups or clubs based within or which directly benefit the town of North Hykeham and its residents. The council would also like to create a list of all the groups and organisations that meet in North Hykeham as there is currently …

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Curiosity Fund

Curiosity Fund – Curiosity Round Two Curiosity aims to use the power of exciting and engaging science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK. It is a partnership between BBC Children in Need and Wellcome Trust . They are looking for new projects that make a positive difference …

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Let’s Talk Energy Fund

The Let’s Talk Energy Fund will be open to customers of any supplier from 2nd January 2019. This Fund has been set up to assist households in energy debt, in need of energy efficiency white goods or boiler replacement/repairs. Funding has been provided by energy companies as part of their commitment to help with energy …

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Community Business Trade Up- SSE Midlands

Community Business Programme & Grant Applications are now open for the Community Business Trade Up Programme, run by the School for Social Entrepreneurs in partnership with Power to Change Community businesses across England can now apply for a learning programme and a grant matched to their earnings of up to £10,000, to support their growth …

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Emergency Essentials Programme – BBC Children in Need

Family Fund Business Services are working in collaboration with BBC Children in Need to deliver the Emergency Essentials programme supporting children and young people living with severe poverty as well as additional pressures such as domestic violence, disability or poor health in the family. The programme can deliver or fund critical items such as: Gas …

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BlueSpark Foundation grants

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to Blue Spark Foundation for a wide range of projects. The Foundation value academic, vocational, artistic and sporting endeavour in equal measure but are particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and …

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