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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Funding to use digital technology for vocational training

The UFI Charitable Trust (Ufi), which aims to help improve vocational skills in the UK’s workforce, launches a new call for proposals through its VocTech Seed fund on 24th April 2017.

VocTech Seed offers grants of up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to 12 months. UFI will be looking for innovative ideas that use digital

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Thursday, April 20th, 2017

New fund to tackle HIV

Comic Relief in partnership with M-A-C Aids Fund has launched a new £450,000 funding programme to support organisations who are using technology in innovative and inspiring ways to respond to the ever-changing HIV landscape in the UK.

Priority will be given to projects that:

Improve the quality of life for people living with HIV, particularly those who

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Community Development Fund for wellbeing projects in Hobs Moat

Solihull Council is offering grants to local organisations to carry out activity that aims to improve the wellbeing of the community in Hobs Moat through its Community Development Fund.

The Community Development Fund (CDF) is supplied through the Public Health Team for Solihull Council and local small businesses, social enterprises, and voluntary and community organisations can

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Disadvantaged Young People, Offenders & Ex-offenders

The Worshipful Company of Weavers’ Benevolent Fund is available to small registered charities and supports projects that support:

disadvantaged young people (aged 5 to 30 years) to ensure that they are given every possible chance to meet their full potential and to participate fully in society;
young people at risk of criminal involvement to stay out of trouble and

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Places of Worship – Security Funding Scheme

The Home Office has opened a second round of the Places of Worship Security Funding Scheme, to tackle the rising number of hate crimes against religious buildings.

As a result of the first funding round last year, 45 churches, 12 mosques, one Hindu temple and one gurdwara were granted funding.

(The Jewish community will be exempt from

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Thursday, April 13th, 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, April 13th, 2017

Improving educational outcomes for looked after children and young carers

The British and Foreign School Society has launched a new programme dedicated to improving 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 widening as

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Funding for care experienced young people to achieve their aspirations and goals

Young people aged 21-26 who have at least three months experience of being in care can apply for funds from the Aspirational Awards run by the Life Changes Trust.

The fund aims to empower care experienced young people to think big about their future and transform their lives with a significant grant to help them reach

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Law Society Charity Grants

The Law Society Charity provides grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to voluntary sector organisations for projects that:

promote human rights
provide access to justice
legal education.

Priority is particularly given to projects that promote the needs of excluded, under-represented or disadvantaged groups and minorities.

The next deadline for applications is 30th June 2017.

Further details on the Law Society’s website.

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Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Funding for sports-related projects run by young people

vInspired, the Volunteering Charity, has announced that its Cashpoint grants scheme is currently open for applications – this time for for sport-related projects.

The Cashpoint grants scheme offers grants of up to £500 to give young people (aged 14-25 ) the opportunity to bring their ideas to life. The funding is available to individual young people

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