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Friday, July 14th, 2017

Comic Relief Care Home Challenge Fund

The second round of Comic Relief’s Care Home Challenge Fund is now open.

The Fund supports the delivery of activities that improve the wellbeing of care home residents and help staff and residents forge stronger relationships.

Charity and non-charity UK-based registered care home providers are invited to apply for grants of £10,000 – £20,000. It is anticipated

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Friday, July 14th, 2017

New Charity Governance Code published

The updated version of the Charity Governance Code has been published, setting out higher standards and urging larger charities to carry out external reviews every three years.

You can view and download the new code and find advice about using the code on the new Charity Governance Code website.

The publishers of the code are keen to raise awareness

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Community Business Trade Up

Applications are now open!

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) will support 100 community businesses through the Community Business Trade Up Programme, in partnership with Power to Change.

We’re looking for people leading the organisations that put their local area at the very heart of what they do: the restaurants, community centres, bakeries, farms, sports clubs and

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Vacancies at Entraide

Entraide, based in Chelmsley Wood, are looking to recruit the following:

Volunteers Coordinator (12 hours per week): Closing date 19th July 2017
UK Project Manager (37 hours per week): Closing date: 4th August 2017
Homework Club Manager (8 hours per week): Closing date 12th August 2017
Teaching Assistants (x2) (5 hours): Closing date 12th August 2017

To apply for any

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

People’s Postcode Trust Small Grants

People’s Postcode Trust grants are open again for the West Midlands. Small grants of £500-£20,000

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Funding to Support Young People Participating in Sport

Persimmon Healthy Communities supports amateur sport for young people in England, Wales and Scotland.

Between May and December 2017, 30 monthly donations of £750 each will be made to amateur sport organisations with participants aged 21 or under to enable the purchase of sports kits and equipment.

In January 2018 one entry will be chosen to go

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

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

The Austin Hope and Pilkington Trust will fund projects relating to Music and the Arts and Elderly People during 2017.

During this funding round, organisations with income between £50,000 and £1m will be able to apply for grants of £1,000; organisations with income over £500,000 can apply for grants of £5,000.

The Trust will run four funding

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Landscape Partnerships grants – Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Landscape Partnerships grant programme supports partnerships which aim to conserve the distinctive character of rural and rural-urban transition areas in the UK.

Grants of between £100,000 and £3,000,000 are available. The fund is open to not-for profit organisations and partnerships led by not-for profit organisations.

Prior to submitting an application, the applicant must

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Building Resilient Local Economies – Friends Provident Foundation

The Friends Provident Foundation provides financial support to projects that promote a more resilient, sustainable and fairer economic system.

The Foundation works on two levels:

Systems change which aims to support work that can help to transform corporate behaviour, and to stimulate change in the current financial system.
Building local economic resilience which aims to test and review

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Funding for Community Energy Projects

Energy supplier E.On has launched a new fund to help communities manage their energy consumption better.

The Energising Communities Fund will provide grants of between £50 and £2,000 to support a range of energy related improvements and activities, from appliances and insulation to educational events. Priority will be given to projects focused on reducing energy use and

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