Monthly Archives: September 2011

LawWorks for Community Groups: Free legal advice for VCSE groups.

Charities and other voluntary groups, social enterprises, community interest companies and community organisations can apply for free legal advice from LawWorks. The free advice can cover a range of legal work including company law, employment law, intellectual property law, property … Continue reading

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Wycombe District Council- Community Support Grants: Deadline approaching

Financial assistance is available to help the voluntary and community sector deliver services or projects that will benefit the residents of Wycombe District. There are two types of grant available: small grants up to £1,500 and large annual revenue grants of … Continue reading

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Barclays Community Sports Award: £1,000 to recognise the achievements of individuals who have used sport to benefit their community.

The Barclays Community Sports Award is back for 2011/2012. The awards recognise the achievements of individuals who have used any sport to benefit their community. Each month during the Barclays Premier League football season, a winner will receive £1,000 for … Continue reading

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Funding for films: Up to £20,000 for young people to make 90 second comedy shorts

What is it for? Supporting young people into film making   Who can apply? Arts and youth groups   What is available? Up to £20,000 Details This fund will support between three and six short comedy genre films each up … Continue reading

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BOOST Charitable Trust: Small grants (£500) for disabled and disadvantaged sports focussed charities

The Boost Charitable Trust was created in 2005 to Build On Over-looked Sporting Talent, to champion the disabled and disadvantaged and to inspire them to overcome their challenges through the power of sport. All Boost’s activities, which you will find … Continue reading

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Soloco : A new social ‘Crowdfunding’ website

A new slant on an old fundraising technique has recently emerged in the USA, using the internet of course, called Crowdfunding. (For an in depth explanation see the article on the bottom of the ‘Useful Links’ page.) Soloco is the … Continue reading

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CAFOD | Funding for Global Justice Education from the Catholic aid agency.

Grants are available from the Catholic aid agency, CAFOD. Projects must support global justice education work and must have a link to CAFOD’s work and/or the Catholic Community in England and Wales. Large grants from £3,000 (averaging £5,000 – £10,000) … Continue reading

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Guess2Give | A new way to fundraise online

Guess2Give is a new fundraising website. The concept is that charities create an event, occasion or challenge on the Guess2Give website, for example a run, cycle, swim, trek or even a wedding speech, and people accessing the site can pay … Continue reading

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Raise cash FREE from online retailers by getting your supporters to shop via

Easyfundraising provides a FREE service where your supporters can shop with their favourite online stores and raise funds for your charity at no extra cost.  Groups need to register HERE first, then inform all your supporters about the scheme. They can then shop directly with … Continue reading

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Vodafone – World of Difference: New scheme helping people to work for short periods with charities.

Vodafone have announced a scheme that’s potentially useful for people looking for work experience in the voluntary sector, and for charities looking for someone to come and work with them for a few months… The World of Difference UK programme … Continue reading

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