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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Have you received services from SUSTAiN?

SUSTAiN sector survey

We’re currently reviewing our service offer to ensure we are receptive to the needs of the sector.

SUSTAiN sector survey form (Word format)

In order to support us with this we would appreciate it if you could complete this short survey and return to louiseb@solihull-sustain.org.uk by Wednesday 18th October.

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Preventing children going hungry in school holidays – Children’s Health Fund

For some children during the school holidays there is a vital food provision gap that needs filling.

Not-for-profit organisations that want to provide good food as part of holiday learning, play and activity programmes can now apply for funding of between £1,000 and £5,000 from the Children’s Health Fund. Applications at the higher end of the

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Young people starting social enterprises – UnLtd, Sport Relief, Spirit of 2012

UnLtd, in partnership with Sports Relief and the Spirit of 2012, has funding of up to £15,000 available to young people who want to start, grow or build their social enterprise idea.

Young people can apply for a Test it Award of up to £500 or a Build it Award of up to £15,000. Awards can be applied

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Thriving Not Just Surviving: Young Men and Mental Health – Comic Relief

Comic Relief has announced the launch of the ‘Thriving not Surviving’ fund.

This is a £1.75 million fund designed to provide large grants to support vulnerable and disadvantaged young men aged 11-20 with mental health problems. The fund seeks to support projects that deliver specialised mental health provision and that put the needs of young men

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Peter Cruddas Foundation – disadvantaged and disengaged young people

The Peter Cruddas Foundation offers grants to projects that benefit disadvantaged and disengaged young people in the UK. Their relevant priorities for funding are:

Pathways/support for young disadvantaged or disengaged people in the age range 14 to 30 into education, training or employment
Work experience/skills projects for young people aged 16 to 30

To be eligible for funding an

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Quaker Housing Trust grants

The Quaker Housing Trust provides grants and interest free loans to housing projects that cater for people with mental and physical health problems, social disadvantage and abuse, etc. This can include:

Buying, building, converting, renovating or refurbishing property
Expanding an existing housing project
Making a housing project ‘greener’
Smaller practical things which turn a house into a home.

To

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

ChurchCare – grants for fabric repairs to listed churches

Churchcare has announced that grants are now available for Fabric Repairs to Grade I or Grade II* churches towards the costs of Category A or B recommendations in a quinquennial inspection report.

Applications are considered on the grounds of the historic and architectural significance of the building, the essential nature of the work required, the ability

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Heritage Lottery Fund – Heritage Grants Scheme

Grants of over £100,000 are available to support a wide variety of larger heritage projects through the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Heritage Grant Scheme.

The funding is available to not-for-profit organisations; and partnerships led by not-for-profit organisations for any project relating to national, regional and local heritage. This can include, for example, archaeological sites, collections of objects,

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Wessex Youth Trust

The Wessex Youth Trust (the fund of the Earl and Countess of Wessex) awards grants to registered charities that help, support and advance the wellbeing of disadvantaged children and young people up to the age of 21 years.

Applications from self-help organisations and charities requiring seed funding or pump priming for the development of more extensive

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

BBC Children In Need Small Grants

Through the BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme, funding up to £10,000 is available for projects that combat disadvantage and improve the lives of children and young people.

The grants are available for projects that help children and young people experiencing disadvantage through:

Illness, distress, abuse or neglect;
Any kind disability;
Behavioural or psychological difficulties;
And/or living in situations of

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