Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups

24th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Awards for All Wales Welcomes Applications from Priority Groups The Big Lottery Fund has added three groups to its priorities list for Wales. Awards for All is a National Lottery funded programme operated by the Big Lottery Fund throughout Wales. Grants of between £500 and £5,000 are available for local voluntary and community organisations, schools, community and town councils and health bodies in Wales to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. Earlier this year, the Big Lottery Fund added the following groups to its priorities list for Wales: New organisations. Organisations with an annual income of less than £15,000. Organisations run by people from black and minority ethnic communities, including refugees, asylum seekers and travellers. The grants are intended […]

An Introduction to Online Fundraising

9th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Lauren Swain, Localgiving’s South Wales Development Manager, is offering free training for local groups around online fundraising, as well as sharing about Localgiving’s new programme in Wales. Through the support of the Big Lottery Fund, Localgiving can work with 250 local community groups across Wales over the next two years to help diversify their income through online fundraising. It is an entirely free opportunity, which includes the following: A year’s free Localgiving membership (usually £72) for charitable groups Access to gift aid on all donations (an extra 25%), whether they are registered charities or not A free package of training and 1:1 support in online fundraising £200 matchfunding for every group that signs up to the programme, making that first ‘ask’ easier Opportunities to access […]

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Regional Round Open (Wales)

12th April 2017 Callum Jones 0

Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust Regional Round Open (Wales) The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust is currently accepting applications to its regional round from not-for-profit organisations in Wales. The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust was established through an agreement between the Millennium Stadium plc and the Millennium Commission when the Stadium was built and it aims to improve the quality of life of people who live and work in Wales. Grants of up to £7,500 are available for not-for-profit organisations in Wales that have a remit to serve a region or local authority-wide area. Funding is available for projects in the following four areas: Sport – The Trust is keen to support volunteer-based projects, particularly from ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.  In addition, the Trust recognises the […]

Arts Council of Wales Publishes 2017/18 Deadlines for Large Grants for Organisations

3rd February 2017 Callum Jones 0

Arts Council of Wales Publishes 2017/18 Deadlines for Large Grants for Organisations The Arts Council of Wales has published the 2017/18 deadlines for applications to its Large Grants for Organisations programme. The Arts Council of Wales offers Large Grants for Organisations to provide targeted support for arts organisations based and primarily working in Wales. The aim of the funding is to enable organisations to fulfil their artistic potential and offer creative experiences of the highest possible quality. A wide range of not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of between £5,001 and £30,000 to support larger scale arts projects, or make a contribution to a very large project with several other funding partners. Match funding of at least 25% is required and this should be from […]

National Vegetarian Week 2017 Event Grants – UK

30th January 2017 Callum Jones 0

National Vegetarian Week 2017 Event Grants – UK The Vegetarian Society is offering funding for local groups and not-for-profit organisations in the UK to hold activities or events in celebration of National Vegetarian Week 2017. For 2017, the Vegetarian Society has introduced large grants of up to £2,000 and four application rounds. Small grants of up to £200 or Larger grants of up to £2,000 are available for events and activities that attract those beginning their vegetarian journey, meat-reducers and the veggie-curious, but are inclusive of the wider vegetarian community. The funding is for events and activities that: Take place during National Vegetarian Week 2017 (15-21 May) or in the two weeks before. Promote National Vegetarian Week exclusively as the primary purpose of the funded […]

Postcode Community Trust Opens Community Grants Programme for 2017 (GB)

27th January 2017 Callum Jones 0

Postcode Community Trust Opens Community Grants Programme for 2017 (GB) In 2017, the Postcode Community Trust’s Community Grants scheme will focus on grass-roots community sports, arts, recreation, physical and mental health projects across Great Britain. The Postcode Community Trust provides short-term, designated funding to grass-roots community sports, arts, recreation, physical and mental health projects taking place in England, Scotland and Wales. The Trust seeks to help groups participate more fully in activities within their community, especially for those who may feel isolated through disability or age. The Trust wants to help them overcome these barriers in creative and sustainable ways. Projects should help people gain better access to community facilities, community activities and strengthen communities in ways that are different, sustainable and reach a wide […]

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme Re-Opens to Applications (UK)

24th January 2017 Callum Jones 0

BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme Re-Opens to Applications (UK) BBC Children in Need is currently accepting applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands that support children and young people who are 18 years and younger. Small grants of up to £10,000 are available per year for up to three years (£30,000 total request) to not-for-profit organisations in the UK, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands that are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect. Any kind of disability. Behavioural or psychological difficulties. Living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Organisations must be working to combat this disadvantage and […]

Transform Foundation Offers Website Grants for Charities in 2017

23rd January 2017 Callum Jones 0

Transform Foundation Offers Website Grants for Charities in 2017 The Transform Foundation has launched the 2017 funding round of its Charity Website Grant Programme, which will be providing £18,000 grants to charities to fund the redevelopment of their website. The Transform Foundation is a charity that provides grants and other resources to the charity sector to fund innovative digital projects.  The Charity Website Grant Programme forms part of the Foundation’s wider efforts to support the charity sector in effectively making the transition from traditional forms of fundraising and service delivery towards more digitally focused models. The 2017 funding round follows the successful pilot funding round in 2016 which funded the development of websites that have already gone on to raise hundreds of thousands pounds online […]

BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme – Imminent Deadline

9th January 2017 Callum Jones 0

BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme – Imminent Deadline BBC Children in Need is currently accepting applications accepting applications from not-for-profit groups and organisations in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands. BBC Children in Need is providing grants of over £10,000 to support projects for up to three years to not-for-profit organisations that work with children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect. Any kind of disability. Behavioural or psychological difficulties. Living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Organisations must be working to combat this disadvantage and to make a real difference to children and young people’s lives. There is no upper limit for Main Grants but very few […]

Rural Community Development Fund

22nd December 2016 Kyle 0

The Rural Community Development Fund (RCDF) offers grants which are primarily aimed at LEADER Local Action Groups and other community-based organisations. The grants will provide investment funding for a wide range of activities to help meet local needs and strengthen communities so that they can grow and thrive. Key areas for support will include: drawing up of community / village development plans investments in small scale infrastructure including renewable energy investments in ICT including broadband and digital inclusion improving access to services such as childcare, rural transport and  financial advice investments in recreational, tourist infrastructure and activities to improve health and quality of life. Information on the Rural Community Development Fund Live Periscope Event Important: You must ensure you complete the appropriate Criteria and application […]

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