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Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Small grants for groups fighting injustice & discrimination -Edge Fund

Small community groups tackling discrimination and injustice have until the 24th February 2019 to apply for grants of up to £3,000.

The Edge Fund is a very small fund which was initiated by a small group of philanthropists and activists in early 2012. The Fund supports those taking action for a just, equitable and sustainable world.

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Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Grants for working with older people – Dunhill Medical Trust

The Dunhill Medical Trust offers two funding schemes for community-based organisations which work directly with older people who need some form of extra support to make everyday living that bit easier:  

Project Grants cover applications of between £5,000 – £40,000 for time-limited projects which focus on the development of care and support services for older

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

IT Tutor(s) – ReCOM

IT Tutor

(sessional/part time)

ReCOM is a small registered charity which has successfully provided IT training in the community for a number of years. We help people who are looking for work as well as helping others in the Solihull/Birmingham area gain greater independence by developing IT skills and accessing the internet using different devices (e.g. Laptop/Tablet).

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

IT@Home service from ReCOM

FEELING ISOLATED?

Need help getting On-Line to keep in touch with family & friends?

IT@Home is a FREE service providing training for people who are housebound or tied to their home for whatever reason.

Our volunteers will provide an hour of support each week for up to 12 visits, tailored to meet your needs.

Learn on

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

John Feeney Charitable Trust

The John Feeney Charitable Trust gives priority to applications relating to projects in the arts, heritage and open spaces within or near to the City of Birmingham.

To be eligible, applicant organisations must be based in or have a working presence in the City of Birmingham, or be administering an open space near Birmingham. The Trustees

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Curiosity Fund – encouraging disadvantaged young people to be curious about the world

Applications are currently being invited for the second and final round of the Curiosity scheme. The £2.5 million Curiosity Fund is provided in partnership between BBC Children in Need and the Wellcome Trust and aims to use the power of science activities to create change for children and young people experiencing disadvantage in the UK.

The

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Disadvantaged Young People, Offenders & Ex-offenders – Weavers’ Company

The Wolfson Foundation, through its Health and Disability Grants Programme, makes grants of between £15,000 – £100,000 to charities for new buildings, refurbishments and equipment for a range of organisations delivering excellent care and support.

The funding is focused on enhancing care, providing better opportunities and improving quality of life. Match funding is required for projects

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Free Trees for Community Groups and Schools

The Woodland Trust has announced that it has thousands of free tree packs available to community groups and schools. The trees are available for planting on an area that is accessible to the public so that it can be used and enjoyed by others. If applying as a school, trees should be planted on either

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Thursday, January 24th, 2019

Development Funding for Charities and Social Enterprises – Fore Trust

The Fore Trust offers development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. UK registered charities, social enterprises or community interest companies which are small and charitable can apply.

The Trust is offering development funding of up to £30,000 and business support to expand the capacity of small charities, social enterprises and community interest

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Monday, January 14th, 2019

BBC Children In Need – Main Grants

BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme provides grants of over £10,000 per project to not for profit organisations that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through:

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

There is no upper limit for Main Grants

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