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Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Grants to support the Armed Forces Community – Royal British Legion

The next application deadline for Stage 1 applications to the Royal British Legion’s external grants scheme is the 27th April 2018.

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to any not-for-profit or non-statutory organisation running, or planning, charitable activities in support of the Armed Forces community. Priority will be given to projects or services supporting the

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Heart of England Funding Workshop, 28th March 2018

Wednesday 28th March
at Junction, 100 Chapelhouse Road, B37 5HA.

A choice of two sessions:

1.00-2.30pm or
3.00-4.30pm

Organised by Colebridge Trust.

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Legal update: GDPR

Getting sorted for GDPR

This update on the GDPR has been published by voluntary sector legal expert Sandy Adirondack.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) changes data protection legislation in all EU member states on 25 May 2018. In the UK it will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), and will be supplemented by

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Legal update: CIO naming

New rules on CIO/SCIO names

This update has been sent by voluntary sector legal expert Sandy Adirondack.

For all CIOs/SCIOs: Inclusion in index of company names

Since 1 January 2018 the names of all charitable incorporated organisations registered in England and Wales (CIOs) and Scottish CIOs (SCIOs) are included in the index of company names maintained by Companies

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Volunteer Coordinator – Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust is seeking an experienced volunteer manager to work on the strategic development, management and administration of the volunteer programme at the Trust.

The postholder will work closely with staff across the organisation to deliver an effective volunteering programme and the Trust’s volunteering strategy.

For an application pack please see www.warwickshirewildlifetrust.org.uk/jobs/volunteer-co-ordinator.

Application deadline 5pm on the 8th

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Food Waste Reduction Fund – WRAP

A new £500,000 fund has been launched to support the redistribution of quality surplus food to people in need throughout England.  Not for Profit organisations that redistribute food to people in need can apply for grants of £20,000 – £75,000 for new pilot projects to be evaluated and, if successful, replicated and implemented more widely.

Organisations

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

YHA Challenging Places Support Programme

Organisations working with children and young people who live in deprived areas can apply for a 2-night break package through the Youth Hostel Association’s (YHA) Challenging Places Support Programme.

Applications can be submitted by schools, registered charities, community and voluntary organisations on the behalf of any individual or group of young people who meet the YHA’s

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Helping more people play sport – Sport England Small Grants

Grants of £300 to £10,000 to help more people play sport.

Formally constituted not-for-profit organisations and statutory bodies such as sports clubs, voluntary organisations, local authorities, schools and governing bodies of sport can apply for grants through the Sport England Small Grants Programme.

The aim of the fund is to deliver new community projects to either grow

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Funding for Grassroots Football for Women and Girls and Disabled People

Over the next two years, the FA is investing £1.5 million into the Football Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme to encourage not for profit organisations to set up one or more new football teams for two underrepresented groups:

Women and Girls (aged 7 up); and
Disabled People.

Grow the Game grants of £1,500 will help to meet the

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Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Masonic Charitable Foundation Community Support Grants

The Masonic Charitable Foundation’s Community Support Grants are available to registered charities for projects that:

Address financial hardship and its effects
Improve the lives of those affected by poor physical and/or mental health and wellbeing
Provide educational and employment opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people
Tackle social exclusion and disadvantage.

Charities can apply for either large grants of £5,000

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