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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Community Business Fund – Power to Change

Power to Change Trust’s £10 million Community Business Fund is open for applications from 24th April 2018.

Grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 will be available 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

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Support for Neighbourhood Planning – MyCommunity and Neighbourhood Planning programmes

From the 3rd April 2018, local community forums and parish councils are able to apply for basic grants of up to £9,000 (plus an additional £8,000 if they meet certain criteria) through the new £23 million My Community and Neighbourhood Planning programme.

The new programme runs from 2018 – 2022.

The funding is available to Town or

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust – funding for arts and music and to help elderly people

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust offers grants of £1,000 to registered charities. In 2018, projects must relate to Health (but not research).

Priority will begiven to projects focusing on:

The elderly that focus on homelessness
Domestic abuse, prisoners/offenders
Training/education
Counselling/support
Refugees and asylum seekers
Activities for those with limited access or opportunities.

To be eligible to apply, the charity must have a minimum operating

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Community Radio fund – Ofcom

Ofcom’s Community Radio Fund was established to help support the core costs of running licensed community radio stations. It is funded by the UK Government and administered by Ofcom.

Grants can be awarded to support:

Management
Fundraising to support the station
Administration
Financial management & reporting
Community outreach
Volunteer organisation and support.

Grants can only be made to community radio licensees in the UK,

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Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Good Help Awards – Nesta

Innovation foundation ‘Nesta’ has launched the Good Help Award for practitioners running innovative ‘good help’ programmes which have the potential to transform public services across the country.

A first prize of £15,000 and two further prizes of £5,000 each will be awarded to three organisations that are taking a creative approach to helping people manage and

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Funding for football facilities – Football Foundation

Not for profit organisations that are looking to refurbish their existing or develop new football facilities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the Football Foundation’s Premier League & the FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme.

The funding is available for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.

The grants awarded cannot

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Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Comic Relief – Safe, Secure, Settled fund for young people

Comic Relief has launched a new fund for initiatives that use sport to improve the lives of young people who don’t have a secure place to live.  

The ‘Safe, Secure, Settled’ fund is for projects in the UK, India, South Africa, Brazil and Kenya that will help young people who are homeless or living in

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Repair grants for churches – National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust Repair Grants programme offers grants of £5,000 to £40,000 for urgent and essential structural repair projects to listed and unlisted buildings that were originally built as places of worship and are still open for regular public use.

Applicants must have 50% of the total project costs funded already and the project must

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

Celebrating women gaining the right to vote – Central Govt

The Government Equalities Office is currently seeking application through the £1.5 million Women’s Vote Centenary Grant Scheme.  The aim of the fund is to support local and community groups across England in celebrating the centenary of women gaining the right to vote.

The grant scheme has two types of funds:

Approximately 150 Small Grants of between £300

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Thursday, March 29th, 2018

New programme to support neighbourhood planning

Through the new £23 million Neighbourhood Planning programme, local community forums and parish councils will be able to apply for basic grants of up to £9,000 (plus an additional £8,000 if they meet certain criteria).

The new programme will run from 2018 – 2022, and is managed by Locality and funded by central government (MHCLG).

Over the

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