Monthly Archives: August 2011

Comic Relief Grants from the Buckinghamshire Community Foundation

Buckinghamshire Community Foundation has been asked to distribute Comic Relief grants.  The Foundation has £39,261 to award within the next two years. The funding will be used to support work where there is clear evidence of a sustained beneficial impact … Continue reading

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Sport England – Making a planning application – A practical guide for sports clubs

Sport England, in partnership with the Department of Communities and Local Government, has published a new guide for sports groups that are looking at planning applications to improve their facilities. You can read the guide on the Sports England website. … Continue reading

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PetPlan: Funding for animal welfare projects

What is it for? Support for animal welfare projects Who can apply? Animal welfare organisations; including veterinary schools What is available? Up to £50,000 Details The Trust provides funding to promote the health and welfare of animals. The categories of … Continue reading

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The Toy Trust – Up to £5,000 for Young Disadvantaged and Disabled Children

What is it for? Support for disadvantaged children Who can apply? Registered charities What is available? Up to £5,000 Details The Toy Trust is the charity of the UK toy industry. It distributes funds to charities supporting young disadvantaged and … Continue reading

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Low cost loans for renewable energy projects: PURE Community Energy Fund

The PURE Community Energy Fund provides low-interest loans for small scale renewable energy systems in the UK. Charities, community groups and not-for-profit organisations can apply for a loan to cover 50% or a maximum of £50,000 towards the cost of renewable energy installations. Eligible … Continue reading

Posted in Community Facilities, Environment | Leave a comment : website resource to help students find the funding needed to cover the costs of going to college and university

Community Impact Bucks is often asked to help individuals who have difficulty in taking up opportunities in education and training. Unfortunately we are not able to offer funding advice to individuals but here is a resource which might help: Welcome … Continue reading

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Village SOS competition | What could your village do with a share of £5.3 million?

Further to our news item last week regarding the Village SOS initiative from the Big Lottery, we now have details of the funding available: The Competition will give around 250 awards of between £10,000 and £30,000 to kick start community … Continue reading

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Prince’s Trust cash awards for community projects organised by 14-25 year old underachievers, NEETS, etc. : Individuals only, NOT applicable for groups

The Community Cash Awards, from the Prince’s Trust, helps individuals set up projects that will benefit their community. Grants of up to £3,000 are available, with £1,500 given on average, to support setting up a project. To apply, individuals must be aged … Continue reading

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Funding for playing fields – deadlines announced: Queen Elizabeth II Fields Fund

Deadlines have now been announced for the Queen Elizabeth II Fields Fund. The fund supports playing fields that are designated Queen Elizabeth II playing fields. The Queen Elizabeth II Fields Challenge, operated by Fields in Trust (FIT), is a programme to protect 2012 … Continue reading

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Co-operatives UK has launched a series of advice guides for community enterprises. The guides are free and are available online and as hard copies.

In partnership with Making Local Food Work, Co-operative UK’s comprehensive suite of resources for community enterprises, provides community enterprises with top quality financial, legal and governance support. This suite of resources is free to use, guides available are: ▪   Simply Legal … Continue reading

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