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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

National Churches Trust – Community Grants

The National Churches Trust Community Grants Programme is for grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 for projects which introduce facilities to enable increased community use of places of worship.

Projects must have an estimated cost of at least £25,000 (including VAT and fees) to qualify.

Community applicants can also be considered for a National Churches Trust Micro-Grant in

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Edge Fund – for small groups challenging injustice

Edge Fund support efforts to achieve social, economic and environmental justice and to end imbalances in wealth and power – and give those they aim to help a say in where the money goes.

They support work that is run by and for people facing dsicrimination and injustice who are actively challenging these injustices. They support

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Parks for People – Heritage Lottery

Local Authorities as well as not for profit organisations that own public parks and gardens can apply for grants of between £100,000 and £5 million for the regeneration of parks and public gardens (including squares, walks and promenades).

To be considered for funding, applicants need to show that:

The community values the park as part of their

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Funding for Human Rights projects – A B Charitable Trust

The A B Charitable Trust (ABCT) supports UK-based charities who are working to combat abuse and violations of human rights and to support the disadvantaged.

In particular, the Trust is seeking applications from charities working to support:

Refugees and asylum seekers
Prisoners and penal reform
Those addressing the needs of the most marginalised and neglected groups in society.

Grants range

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Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Funding for family-based projects – Kelly Family Trust

The Kelly Family Charitable Trust is open to applications from registered charities whose activities involve all or most family members in initiatives that support and encourage the family to work as a cohesive unit in tackling problems that face one or more of its members.

The fund also welcomes applications from sports and health-related charities

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Lloyds Banking Group’s Credit Union Development Fund

Lloyds Banking Group’s Credit Union Development Fund has grants of up to £100,000 available to credit unions authorised to operate in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (provided they have not already received a large grant from the programme).

The funding programme has been designed to strengthen the financial position of credit unions and give them

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Youth Social Action fund – youth-led social action projects

The government’s Youth Social Action fund is open for applications to fund youth-led social action projects.

Grants are available for projects/activities between £1,000 and £5,000 for projects that are youth-led where young people are taking practical action in the service of others, creating a positive social change in their local community.

The applying organisation will need to

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants

The Veolia Environmental Trust awards grants as part of the Landfill Communities Fund.

Constituted, not-for-profit groups within the vicinity of a qualifying Veolia site, can apply for grants for projects that support the natural, social and built environment.  The type of activities that can be supported include:

Community buildings and rooms: such as community centres, village halls, community

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Thursday, March 9th, 2017

BBC Children In Need Small Grants

Through the BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme, funding up to £10,000 is available for projects that combat disadvantage and improve the lives of children and young people.

The grants are available for projects that help children and young people experiencing disadvantage through:

Illness, distress, abuse or neglect;
Any kind disability;
Behavioural or psychological difficulties;
And/or living in situations of

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Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Training for small charities – CFG

The Charity Finance Group (CFG) is running a series of training events tailored for small charities in various aspects of running an organisation.

They are running around the country but the following are the upcoming events in Birmingham. They cost just a booking fee of £20.

How to Prepare Your Annual Reports
29/03/2017

Gift Aid and how to claim

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