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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Developing a Perfect Elevator Pitch – DiSE

Run by Development in Social Enterprise.

Tuesday 30th January 2018
10:00 – 13:00

An interactive workshop designed to help Third Sector organisations increase their profile and secure support. Delegates will work collaboratively to create, develop and deliver an elevator pitch for their own organisation. This practical workshop will provide lots of simple tips and tools to help organisations develop

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Mental Capacity Act training – SSAB

The Solihull Safeguarding Adults Board has places available on the following training sessions.

LEVEL 2

Mental Capacity Act

Date and time
Tuesday 16th January 2018 – 9:30am – 12:30pm

OR

Monday 26th February 2018 – 1:30pm – 4:30pm

Venue
Sans Souci, Tanworth Lane, Shirley, Solihull, B90 4DD

Trainer
Edge Training Ltd

Aim

This half day course aims to enable participants to have an awareness of

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Law Society Charity Grants

The Law Society Charity provides grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to voluntary sector organisations for projects that:

promote human rights
provide access to justice
legal education.

Priority is particularly given to projects that promote the needs of excluded, under-represented or disadvantaged groups and minorities.

The next deadline for applications is 24th March 2018.

Further details on the Law Society’s website.

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Healthy Hearts grants – Heart Research UK and Subway

Through the Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants scheme, not-for-profit groups, voluntary organisations and registered charities can apply for funding of up to £10,000 for projects that actively promote Heart Health and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease.

Selected projects will take an innovative approach to promoting heart-healthy lifestyles to

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Support for education in disadvantaged areas – BFSS

Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas.

The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one year. The majority (85% of grants) are made to charities and educational bodies (with

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

The FSI – training day for voluntary organisations in Solihull (7th Feb)

The FSI is offering over 100 delegate training places so that all small charities can access the skills they need to become self-sustaining. This training day is part of the Small Local Charities and Community Groups Training Programme.

Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

Date: Wednesday, 7th February 2018
Venue: Solihull College,

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Food Power – tackling food poverty through people-powered change

Established and emerging local food poverty alliances are being invited to join The Food Power programme, an initiative that aims to strengthen local communities’ ability to reduce food poverty at grassroots level. This four-year programme is led by Sustain and Church Action on Poverty and will support the development of more sustainable approaches to tackling

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Orchard Windfalls Fund 2018

The Tree Council is inviting Charities and not-for-profit community organisations operating in the UK to apply for a grant to pay for fruit trees to be planted during National Tree Week (24th November to 2nd December in 2018).

The Tree Council is able to fund projects costing between £100 and £700 with successful applicants receiving up

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Woman to Woman fund – Rosa

Rosa, a charitable fund set up to support initiatives that benefit women and girls in the UK has launched the third funding round of the “Women to Women” Fund.

Local women’s organisations across the UK with an annual income of less than £100,000 are able to apply for grants of up to £25,000 to support a

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Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Greggs Foundations – environmental grants

The grants programme which is funded by the 5p levy on carrier bag sales in Greggs shops aims to improve people’s lives by improving their environments. The funding is available to small, locally based community led organisations with a turnover not in excess of £300,000. Schools are also able to apply and will receive the

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