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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

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 (annual income less than £1m) and charitable can apply.

To apply for grants of up to £30,000, organisations must register at the start of each funding round. As numbers

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The Royal British Legion External Grants Programme

The Royal British Legion External Grants Programme is open to applications from organisations running, or planning, charitable activities in support of the Armed Forces community.

Grants of up to £50,000 are available and priority will be given to projects that support:

employment and training;
family support;
homelessness and outreach;
supporting the elderly.

There is a two stage application process. Organisations successful

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Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Youth Music Grant making Programmes

Youth Music, England’s largest children’s music charity, which provides funding for music-making projects, has announced new application deadlines for its grant making programmes.

Grants are available to fund developmental music-making projects for children and young people up in challenging circumstances as well as projects that support the development of the workforce, organisations and the wider sector.

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Carers Assessment Worker – Solihull Carers Centre

Carers Assessment Worker            37 hours – 21,420 p.a.

(There is also the opportunity to Job Share this post – Pro rata)

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to help make a real difference to the lives of unpaid adult carers caring in Solihull.  We are looking for a skilled and/or experienced person to

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Co-operative Bank Donation Fund

Organisations that have a Community Directplus account with the Co-operative Bank have until 30th September 2017 to apply for funding of up to £1,000 from the Customer Donation Fund.

Since 2003 the Co-operative Bank Donation Fund has donated over £750,000 to 866 organisations. The money can be used to support special projects and fundraising activities and

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

DM Thomas Foundation – #IamABLE £20,000 Giveaway

The DM Thomas Foundation for Young People, which supports charities that work with disadvantaged and disabled young people has announced the #IamABLE £20,000 Giveaway in connection with their latest #IamABLE campaign.

The aim of the #IamABLE campaign is to support actions that allows young people to achieve their potential.  As part of the give away, the

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Macmillan Cancer Support – Grants for Groups

Macmillan Cancer Support’s grants programme aims to fund groups that support people affected by cancer or campaign to improve cancer care.

The grants available include:

Start-up funds of up to £500 to support new self-help and support project for people affected by cancer
Development funds of up to £3,000 to support the ongoing activities and development of self-help and

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Funding to raise standards in private rented housing sector

The next application deadline for applications to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) Charitable Foundation is 5pm on the 4th October 2017. The TDS Charitable Foundation aims to improve private rented housing standards. Through its grants programme, the Foundation is looking to support bids which promote knowledge of landlord’s obligations or tenant’s rights and responsibilities. Charitable

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

ReCOM Tablet Classes

Introduction

This course offers an introduction to using your own Tablet and getting online. Along with setting up and personalising your Tablet, this course will give you the knowledge and practice to use your Tablet confidently and independently.

What you will learn?

By the end of the course you should be able to:

Navigate around your tablet
Use the internet

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Thursday, August 31st, 2017

ReCOM Computer Course

This course is intended to develop and improve your computer skills whatever your starting level may be. By the end of the course you will have confidence in using a computer as well as learning new skills. You will also be introduced to the health and safety issues surrounding the safe working environment, including online security. This course

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