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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Projects addressing disadvantage and less popular causes – Hilden Charitable Fund

Tthe Hilden Charitable Fund makes grants to projects that address disadvantage, notably by supporting causes which are less popular.

In particular, the Fund wants to support projects that address:

Homelessness
Asylum seekers and refugees
Community based initiatives for disadvantaged young people 16-25
Penal affairs.

The average grant awarded is £5,000 and preference is given to supporting small community organisations with an

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Building Resilient Local Economies – Friends Provident Foundation

The Friends Provident Foundation provides financial support to projects that promote a more resilient, sustainable and fairer economic system.

Activities funded will fit closely with the aims of the Foundation and deliver one of two key outcomes:

Systems change which aims to support projects that develop and demonstrate methods that will effectively change policy and corporate behaviours

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Personal Assistant – SoLO Life Opportunities

Personal Assistant 20 hours per week – After school and weekends (flexible).

Rate of pay £8.35 per hour plus £1.03 per hour holiday pay.  Holiday entitlement of 23 days per annum (pro rata) and enrolment into company pension scheme.

SoLO Life Opportunities have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, friendly and fun worker to support two  learning disabled,

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Male Personal Assistant – SoLO Life Opportunities

Male Personal Assistant up to 40 hours per week – Monday to Sunday (flexible).

Rate of pay £8.35 per hour plus £1.03 per hour holiday pay.  Holiday entitlement of 23 days per annum (pro rata) and enrolment into company pension scheme.   Any mileage incurred as part of the role is paid at 45p per mile.

SoLO Life

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Female Personal Assistant – SoLO Life Opportunities

Female Personal Assistant 24 hours per week – Monday and Wednesday 2 x 12 hour days.

Rate of pay £8.35 per hour plus £1.03 per hour holiday pay.  Holiday entitlement of 23 days per annum (pro rata) and enrolment into company pension scheme.   Any mileage incurred as part of the role is paid at 45p per

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Female Personal Assistant (with BSL) – SoLO Life Opportunites

Female Personal Assistant 21 hours per week –Monday, Tuesday and Friday 9am – 4pm each day.  British Sign Language qualification is essential for this role.

Rate of pay £8.35 per hour plus £1.03 per hour holiday pay.  Weekly mileage allowance of £20.97p for a total of 46.6 miles over 3 days.  Holiday entitlement of 23 days

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Impact Fund for social entrepreneurs – UnLtd

UnLtd is the charity for social entrepreneurs. Its UnLtd Impact Fund aims to address one the key challenges for early stage social ventures: getting to access to capital. The Impact Fund will invest in around 35 social ventures over the next three years.

Initially, the UnLtd Impact Fund is looking to support social ventures tackling challenges

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Scottish Power Foundation 2019 Grant Programme

The Scottish Power Foundation is now accepting applications from registered charities and not-for-profit organisations and expects to fund around 20 projects over the next year.

All applications must address at least one of the following aims of the foundation:

The advancement of education
The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science
The

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Grants for technology that addresses social challenges

The Social Tech Trust (formerly known as Nominet Trust) is offering grants of up to £45,000 over a 9 to 12-month funding period to social ventures for projects that can demonstrate how technology can be used to address social challenges.

For this funding round projects need to demonstrate how tech can be used when driven by

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Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Transforming Employment for Disabled People – UnLtd and Scope

Grants for Social Entrepreneurs.

Transforming Employment for Disabled People is a new partnership between UnLtd and Scope. The collaboration is being launched against a background of steadily falling unemployment, but not everyone who wants to work can gain appropriate, meaningful employment.

There are two levels of support available:

Do It awards for those starting up as social entrepreneurs who

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