Home Office Launches Hate Crime Community Project Fund for England and Wales

19th September 2016 Callum Jones 0

The Home Office is making £300,000 available to community-led organisations or consortia that work with groups who are vulnerable to hate crime for innovative community projects that prevent hate crime in England and Wales. Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality and citizenship, religion, ethnicity and national origin), disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. The Home Office is looking for motivated and creative community groups or consortia to develop innovative programmes that help to prevent hate crime and issues associated with it. The programme development must involve stakeholders who are affected by, or are past or potential perpetrators of hate crime. Applications will be accepted from: Any registered English or Welsh charities. England Charitable Incorporated […]

Heritage Lottery Fund’s Heritage Endowments Grants Scheme Open to Applications

23rd August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Heritage Lottery Fund’s Heritage Endowments Grants Scheme Open to Applications Launch of new HLF Heritage Endowments scheme. The Heritage Lottery Fund’s new Heritage Endowments grant scheme supports heritage organisations to build an endowment, which will provide an annual income over the long term and create a lasting source of financial support. Grants are intended to support fundraising for an endowment which will enable organisations to increase fundraising expertise among their staff, volunteers and Trustees and develop relationships with donors. The programme aims to help heritage organisations diversify their income and become more resilient, making a lasting difference for heritage and people. Heritage Endowments grants of £250,000, £500,000 or £1 million are available to heritage organisations currently or previously funded by HLF. Grants must be matched […]

Postcode Dream Trust – Dream Fund 2017 Launches (GB)

18th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Postcode Dream Trust – Dream Fund 2017 Launches (GB) Charities in England, Scotland and Wales are eligible to apply for funding to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. All applications must come from at least two organisations that have joined forces to deliver an innovative project. The lead organisation must be a registered charity. The other partners can be charities, voluntary groups, community interest companies, universities or other not-for-profit organisations. The funding pot for 2017 is £2.5 million. There will be two or three awards in total. Grants of between £500,000 and £1 million are available to deliver a project in 2017-2019. Funding is available for projects that meet one of the following themes: […]

Sainsbury’s Welsh Community Fund Programme

17th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Sainsbury’s Welsh Community Fund Programme  Grants are available to community groups, registered charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit groups in Wales for projects, activities and services that are aligned to Sainsbury’s values of food, family, kids and health. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 500 Objectives of Fund – Sainsbury is providing funding for a range of charitable projects and activities which fit Sainsbury’s core values of food, family, kids, and health as well as arts and culture, environment and social welfare. Value Notes – The maximum grant available is £500. Who Can Apply Registered and exempt charities, constituted community groups, Community Association Sports Clubs (CASCs), schools, Community Interest Companies (CICs), Social Enterprises, and Registered Societies (previously called Provident and Industrial […]

Central Social and Recreational Trust

16th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Central Social and Recreational Trust Grants are available for sports clubs and organisations in the UK to provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for the benefit of disadvantaged children who are under the age of 21 years. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 1,000 Objectives of Fund – The Trust aims to enable disadvantaged children under the age of 21 to access facilities for recreational or other leisure time occupations. Value Notes – Grants will generally be no more than £1,000 although the Trustees will consider applications above this figure in exceptional circumstances. Match Funding Restrictions – Applicants must state what they have done to fulfil the need from other sources. Who […]

Big Lottery Fund – Celebrate Wales

16th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Big Lottery Fund – Celebrate Wales Grants are available for voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory organisations to hold one-off events or activities which celebrate their local community. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 10,000 Objectives of Fund The grants will enable eligible organisations to hold one off events and activities which celebrate their local community’s history, a local hero or generally bring people together. Value Notes There is total funding pot of £5 million, which will be distributed as follows: England – £3.875 million Scotland – £575,000 Wales – £325,000 Northern Ireland – £225,000 The level of funding varies depending on the location: England – grants of between £300 and £10,000. Scotland – grants of between £500 and £5,000. […]

Arts Council of Wales – Small Grants for Organisations

15th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Arts Council of Wales – Small Grants for Organisations Grants are available for organisations in Wales seeking support for a wide range of arts projects. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 5,000 Objectives of Fund  Arts Grants for Organisations are designed to achieve the following objective as set out by the new Inspire Strategy for Creativity and the Arts in Wales: To encourage more people in Wales to choose to engage with the arts. To make innovative and imaginative use of digital technologies. To develop the creativity of children and young people. To look at how the arts and culture of Wales connect internationally. To embed the principles of sustainable development into creative and business practices. ACW sets priorities for the […]

Arts Council of Wales – Large Grants for Organisations

15th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Arts Council of Wales – Large Grants for Organisations Grants are available for organisations in Wales seeking support for a wide range of arts projects. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 100,000 Objectives of Fund Arts Grants for Organisations are designed to achieve the following objective as set out by the new Inspire Strategy for Creativity and the Arts in Wales: To encourage more people in Wales to choose to engage with the arts. To make innovative and imaginative use of digital technologies. To develop the creativity of children and young people. To look at how the arts and culture of Wales connect internationally. To embed the principles of sustainable development into creative and business practices. ACW sets priorities for the […]

B&Q – Waste Donation Scheme

15th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

B&Q – Waste Donation Scheme B&Q, through its UK and Republic of Ireland stores, donates unsalable products to community groups, charities and schools for projects that will benefit the local community. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – Discretionary B&Q operates the Waste Donation Scheme through all of its stores.  B&Q donates unsalable products and waste materials for re-use, such as slightly damaged tins of paint, off-cuts of timber, odd rolls of wallpaper, and end-of-range materials. Donated products should benefit the local community and the environment. Value Notes Unsalable or waste B&Q products are available for re-use. Who Can Apply Community groups, charities and local schools throughout the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland are eligible to apply. Restrictions Restrictions are as follows: […]

Wales – People and Places Grants

15th August 2016 Callum Jones 0

Wales – People and Places Grants Grants are available to support people working together to make their communities stronger and to improve their rural and urban environment, making their community a better place to live.  Applications will be accepted from organisations based anywhere in the UK, but projects must benefit people in Wales. Current Status – Open for Applications Maximum value: – £ 1,000,000 People and Places aims to enable people to work together for strong communities, social justice and better rural and urban environments. For the main scheme, there are three levels of grant available: Between £5,001 and £250,000. Between £250,001 and £500,000. Between £500,001 and £1 million. Projects may be funded for up to five years. Match Funding Restrictions Funding is available for […]