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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Young people’s outdoor activities – Andy Fanshawe Trust

The Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust (AFMT ) supports projects that allow disadvantaged young people the chance to develop an existing interest in the great outdoors.

The Trust usually supports programmes that are run by schools or youth groups, but welcomes applications from individuals, but these must have a referee.

The AFMT support a wide range of projects,

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Wesleyan Foundation launched

Wesleyan, the specialist financial mutual, has launched a new charitable foundation in partnership with Heart of England Community Foundation with an aim to give up to £1 million a year to good causes.

The Wesleyan Foundation hopes to award around 100 grants in its first year and will enable its customers and members to decide

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Power To Change – Community Business Fund

Power to Change Trust’s Community Business Fund offers grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 to existing community businesses in England looking to progress towards self-sufficiency.

Previous grants have been awarded to a wide range of businesses including:

Shops
Farms
Transport
Energy schemes
Community hubs.

The Community Business Fund only awards grants to incorporated organisations who are:

Locally rooted
Accountable to

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Scurrah Wainright Charity

The Scurrah Wainright Charity supports a wide range of charitable projects in the UK with an emphasis on social reform and tackling the root causes of social inequity. The charity favours causes that are outside the mainstream, and unlikely to be funded by other charities. Typically, grants are between £1,000 and £5,000.

An organisation applying

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Thursday, May 25th, 2017

National Churches Trust Project Development Grants

Grants of up to £10,000 are available to support churches of any Christian denomination to become more sustainable. Priority in this round will be given to applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as from Baptist and Presbyterian churches. Buildings must have been built as churches originally and

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Feminist Review Trust Grants

The Feminist Review Trust has announced that the next round of its 2016 grants programme is now open for applications.

The Feminist Review Trust gives grants of up to £15,000 to projects in the UK and internationally that support women.

For 2017 and 2018 priority will be given to projects that

promote lesbian and transgender rights;
tackle violence against

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) promotes the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings in the UK and is now open to applications.

Grants and low interest working capital loans are available to registered charities and constituted not for profit organisations. The AHF can provide grants to help with assessing the viability of a project, or to

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Repair grants for listed places of worship – HLF

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has grants of £10,000-£250,000 available for Grade I and Grade II listed places of worship in England to fund urgent structural repairs and help to make them better places for everyone to visit.

As part of the repair project, the HLF can also fund improvements to facilities and work that helps

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Project Development Grants – National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust’s Project Development Grants offer up to £10,000 to support churches of any Christian denomination to develop high quality sustainable repair and community projects.

Priority during 2017 will be given to applications from the North East of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, as well as from Baptist and Presbyterian churches.

Buildings must have

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Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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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