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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Social enterprise start-up grants – SEDF

New / emerging community enterprises in Solihull can apply for grants of up to £500 from the Social Enterprise Development Foundation.

Applications are open until Monday 22nd October, 9am.
Individuals and informal groups with business ideas that will help their local community can apply to receive a package of support which includes a grant, business consultancy and training

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Sport England Community Asset Fund

Sports clubs, local authorities, schools and community organisations can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £150,000 to enhance local sports and recreational facilities.

The funding which is being provided through Sport England’s Community Asset Fund can be used to enhance traditional sports facilities as well as outdoor spaces like canal towpaths, woodlands and open spaces,

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Funding supporting the education and development of children and young people

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to BlueSpark Foundation to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. BlueSpark is particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Big Lottery collaboration fund launched

Not-for-profit organisations in England can apply for grants of over £10,000 for up to five years to the Big Lottery Fund’s £40million Partnership Fund. The aim of the fund is to help local organisations develop a more strategic approach to improving their community by developing and growing new and existing partnerships with other organisations.

The funding

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

WHSmith Community Grant

Voluntary organisations, charities schools and pre-schools can apply for grants of up to £500 from the WHSmith Trust.

The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that uses the proceeds of the compulsory carrier bag charges across the UK to offer the grants to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates.

There are two

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Grow Wild – youth project funding

Young people aged 14 – 25 can apply for grants of up to £500 to fund creative projects that will raise awareness about the importance of UK native wildflowers and fungi. The aim is to reach and inspire other people in schools, youth groups or within their community. Applicants can use visual art, music, poetry,

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

HMRC funding to help people understanding their tax obligations and entitlements

HM Revenue and Custom (HMRC) has announced that funding of £1.6 million is available in 2019 to 2020 to award to voluntary and community sector organisations to help them provide advice and support to customers who need extra help understanding and complying with their tax obligations and claiming their entitlements.

Voluntary and community sector organisations can

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Funding to support the Armed Forces community – MoD

The Ministry of Defence is currently accepting applications under its Armed Forces Community Covenant Small Grant Scheme.

The aim of the National Covenant Fund is to support the armed forces community. Funding of up to £20,000 is available to support the integration of armed force personnel within their community and the coordination and delivery of support

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Funding to pilot education support for looked-after children – BFSS

The British and Foreign School Society’s Looked after Children and Young Carers Programme aims to improve approaches to the educational attainment of ‘looked after children’ and young carers in the UK.

Government data shows that looked after children have significantly poorer educational outcomes than children not in care throughout primary and secondary school, with the gap

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Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Funding for ideas from cultural and creative community – Nesta

Nesta, the UK Foundation for Innovation has announced that cultural and creative organisations, not-for-profit or commercial can get funding of up to £10,000 and mentoring support to develop a digital idea that addresses a social challenge and produces a social benefit.

The ideas can be anything from a game to an interactive installation, as long as

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