Monthly Archives: February 2012

Funding & Support for rural businesses: Farmers, growers and rural community enterprises

The new Rural Economy Grant Scheme has been set up to support firms operating in sectors including food, tourism, forestry and farming. Grants are being provided to enable entrepreneurs in rural areas of England to take life-changing opportunities to grow … Continue reading

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund: Up to £50K for rural community projects

The Prince’s Countryside Fund was established to help rural areas in the United Kingdom to become more sustainable.  The focus areas for the Fund are: projects to improve the sustainability of British farming in areas of deprivation; projects to improve … Continue reading

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Communitybuilders: Loan finance for community enterprises

Communitybuilders is looking to invest in high quality organisations with strong governance and management, that are seeking to become more financially independent and less grant dependent through activities that have community relevance and social value. Organisations must be: based and … Continue reading

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Peer support fund: Helping people who are bereaved by homicide- Deadline approaching

The Peer Support Fund 2012-2014 is accepting applications from voluntary organisations in England to provide support services to people who are bereaved by homicide. Applications can be made for £5,000, £15,000 or £30,000 per year. The maximum grant would be … Continue reading

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Time to Change grants fund – Addressing mental health stigma & discrimination

The Time to Change Grants Fund is now accepting applications to support projects in England that address mental health stigma and discrimination by bringing people with and without mental health problems together. The Fund expects to distribute £2.7 million to … Continue reading

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tapwater.org – Grants for educational establishments

Tapwater.org is offering grants, through its Tap Water Awards programme, to help support educational establishments in the UK to reduce their dependency on bottled waters by installing mains fed water machines and providing reusable stainless steel bottles. Grants of between … Continue reading

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Public liability insurance: Is your charity properly covered?

Ecclesiastical insurance, supported by the Charity Directors Finance Group, has produced a document to inform charities about the risks associated with public liability claims in today’s increasingly litigious climate and how to protect against them. Click here to download the … Continue reading

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