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Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Additional funding to support veterans with mental health needs

To mark the centenary of the First World War Armistice, the government is doubling the amount of money going to the Armed Forces Covenant Fund this year from £10 million to £20 million.

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust supports veterans with mental health needs that are not being addressed through current services by making grants

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Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Later Life grant programme – Masonic Charitable Foundation

Local and national charities in the in England and Wales can apply to the Later Life Grant programme run by the Masonic Charitable Foundation.  The Later Life Grant programme is open to charities working to reduce loneliness and isolation of vulnerable and disadvantaged people over 50.

Grants can be offered to charities that provide:

Mental and physical

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Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Grants for tackling disadvantage and deprivation – Greggs Foundation

Greggs Foundation Local Community Projects Fund makes grants of up to £2,000 to not for profit organisations with a turnover of less than £300,000 a year who work to reduce the disadvantage of the most deprived people in the community.

This should include one or more of the following communities of interest:

people who are disabled or

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Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Funding to support vulnerable young migrants

Not for profit organisations and private law firms that work with young migrants can apply for grants of through the Strategic Legal Fund (SLF) for Vulnerable Young Migrants.

The maximum grant available is £30,000 but, in view of the limited funding available, lower applications are encouraged. The average grant size is around £12,000.

Grants are available to

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Thu, Nov 29th, 2018

Funding to support children’s health – DM Thomas

Registered Charities that work with young people have the opportunity to apply for grants through the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People (formerly the Hilton Foundation) Central Grants Programme.

Registered Charities can apply for grants ranging from a few hundred pounds up to £30,000 per year for up to 2 years that are working in the

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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Your views on Solihull’s draft SEND School Places Strategy

We still want your views on the Draft SEND School Place Commissioning Strategy.

Consultation is still open on the SEND School Place Commissioning Strategy. The consultation will run until Monday 10 December 2018.

The strategy provides information regarding the current and future SEND population in Solihull and draws conclusions regarding the potential need to make changes to specialist

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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Funding for charities to become more enterprising – Access

This five-year Enterprise Development Programme worth a total of £40million is funded by Access – The Foundation for Social Investment and managed by a coalition of partners. The initiative will provide a broad range of support for charities and social enterprises in England helping them make a transition to new enterprise models or grow existing

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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Grants for community music groups – Music for All

The charity of the UK musical instrument industry, Music for All was founded on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to learn to play music. Community groups, schools and individuals can apply for grant and other support for community music making projects that offer experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Projects and

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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Grants for urgent structural repairs to churches – National Churches Trust

The National Churches Trust’s Cornerstone Grants Programme offers grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 towards the cost of urgent structural repair projects costed at more than £100,000 including VAT.

Places of worship of any denomination and age can apply. The Trust will consider applications from listed and unlisted Christian places of worship across the UK. The Trust

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Thu, Nov 15th, 2018

Architectural Heritage Fund

The Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) promotes the conservation and regeneration of historic buildings in the UK and is now open to applications.

Grants and low interest working capital loans are available to registered charities and constituted not for profit organisations. The AHF can provide grants to help with assessing the viability of a project, or to

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