Monthly Archives: December 2010

National Churches Trust 2011 grant programme.

The National Churches Trust has made a few changes to its grants programmes for 2011: Its Repairs Grants (£10,000 and above) will concentrate on projects involving urgent repairs to roof and rainwater goods with estimated costs of at least £50,000 … Continue reading

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Barrier Busting – help with red tape.

The Communities and Local Government department has launched a new website where individuals, charities and community groups can ask for help in overcoming bureaucratic obstacles to their work. The Barrier Busting website aims to help people setting up or running … Continue reading

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Big Issue Invest | Finance for Social Enterprises

Big Issue Invest (BII) has now raised £3 million for its pioneering Social Enterprise Investment Fund and is looking to invest in more successful social enterprises looking to scale-up their social impact. BII is a specialist provider of finance for … Continue reading

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Awards For All – Lottery grants from £300 to £10,000

Now is a great time to apply to Awards for All. Application rates are lower than normal so there is plenty of funding available for projects. Visit the Awards for All website (link below) for more information on who can … Continue reading

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Heroes Return – funding for veterans to revisit the area where they served extended till 2012

The Big Lottery Fund has announced the extension of its Heroes Return 2 programme by a further 12 months with a new closing date for applications of 31st January 2012. Second World War veterans from the UK, Channel Islands and … Continue reading

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Drinkaware grants for raising alcohol awareness

The Drinkaware Trust offers grants for raising alcohol awareness. There are three levels of grant available for organisations working with people aged under 18, or between 25 and 44, around issues of alcohol misuse and education. The funds are: Ideas … Continue reading

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The Big Give: Challenge Funding

What is it for? Match funding scheme Who can apply? UK registered charities What is available? Initial pledge limit of £5,000 Details This is a match funding scheme for a defined period. Charities must ask donors to first match the … Continue reading

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