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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Funding to Tackle Fuel Poverty

The Scottish Power Energy People Trust has announced that its grants programme is open for applications. The Trust provides grants to registered charities for projects that address fuel poverty.

Organisations can apply for grants of up to £50,000 for projects that:

Provide energy efficiency advice
Improve home energy efficiency through draught proofing, insulating and or other practical measures
Support

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Heritage Enterprise Programme

The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Heritage Enterprise grants programme aims to support not-for-profit organisations to help them work in partnership with the private sector in the restoration of unused historic building and sites and unlock their economic potential.

The programme provides grants where historic buildings have failed to attract enough investment because the cost of their repair

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Hospice and palliative care services – Masonic Charitable Foundation

The Masonic Charitable Foundation offers grants of between £500 and £5,000 to hospices and palliative care services in England and Wales that receive less than 60% of their funding from the NHS towards the operating costs of hospice services for adults and/or children.

Individual grants are calculated on the basis of the services provided and the

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Heritage Mortgage – Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) which is a registered charity that promotes the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings, has launched a new mortgage-style loan facility.

It will enable charities, not-for-profit companies, CICs, Parish and Town councils to borrow £150,000 – £500,000 over 10-20 years (up to 30 years by exception) for the conservation and regeneration

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Help the Homeless grants

Help the Homeless, a national Charity which aims to help homeless people throughout the United Kingdom to resume a normal life, is currently accepting applications from small and medium sized charities and voluntary organisations.

Grants of up to £5,000 are available towards capital costs to support projects that assist disadvantaged individuals in their return to mainstream

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

GLL and Spacehive – new funding scheme for community projects

Crowdfunding platform Spacehive has officially partnered with GLL, the UK’s largest charitable social enterprise to launch the GLL Community Foundation. The Foundation has been set up to provide both grant funding and practical ‘in kind’ support with a value of up to £5,000 to community projects across the UK. Projects could include:

Creating or renovating public

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Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Smart Energy GB Communities Fund

Smart Energy GB in Communities is part of a campaign to inform and inspire people about smart meters and the benefits they can bring. In 2017 funding is being targeted at people over the age of 65 who have no personal internet access.

Regionally or locally based not for profit organisations that can reach and deliver

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Woman to Woman fund – Rosa

Rosa, the UK Fund for women and girls, has launched a new funding round of the “Woman to Woman” Fund.

Local women’s organisations across the UK are able to apply for grants of up to £25,000 to support a wide range of projects that benefits women. This can include building confidence and leadership skills and tackling

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Grants for innovative visual arts projects – Elephant Trust

The Elephant Trust offers grants to artists and for new, innovative visual arts projects based in the UK.

The Trust’s aim is to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when confronted by lack of funds. The Trust supports projects that develop and improve the knowledge, understanding and appreciation

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Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Support to take first steps in loan finance – SIB Group

Community organisations (charities and social enterprises) based in England that are looking to take on their first loan to help them grow and become more sustainable can apply for funding through the First Steps Enterprise Fund.

This is a £300,000 pilot programme offering loan-grant packages of up to £30,000 (90% loan: 10% grant) to small community-led

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