Monthly Archives: May 2012

European Social Fund Community Grants- South East Region

Grants of up to £12,000 are available to organisations within the South East region who support the most disadvantaged individuals to access further learning opportunities or progress to employment. People benefitting from these grants will be experiencing barriers to access … Continue reading

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Investment and Contract Readiness Fund

The Social Investment Business will be launching a £10m three year Investment and Contract Readiness Fund on behalf of the Office for Civil society from 21st May. The grant programme will be to support social ventures to build their capacity … Continue reading

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Voluntary sector on course to lose £3.3bn a year in government funding by 2015: Guardian article on Charities and online donations

Are you making the most of social media and electronic fundraising in general? Interesting article from the Guardian via the link below: Charities and online donations | Society |

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Lloyds Bank: Social Entrepeneurs Programme, urgent deadline warning.

The Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme is intended to support 750 social entrepreneurs from across the UK to start or scale-up their projects.  The programme comprises the following support strands: Start Up – For those who are in the … Continue reading

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Natural England – Funding for Paths for Communities in rural areas

The Paths for Communities scheme has been established to develop and enhance the network of Public Rights of Way (PROW) in England in order to deliver benefits to rural areas. The aim of the scheme is to: encourage and enable … Continue reading

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CIB Funding Advice Surgeries – places available in July

If your Buckinghamshire voluntary or community organisation would like a 45 minute one to one advice session on funding, we have places available at our funding surgery in  Denham. Details here.

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Government announces over £1 million to encourage people to support good causes

The Cabinet Office has announced two projects to encourage people to give time and money to local causes. One is a re-run of a scheme last run in March to match fund every pound given to local charities via the … Continue reading

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Legal Services Commission: Tender for legal advice activities

The Legal Services Commission has announced the tender process for face-to-face contracts and telephone legal advice activities from April 2013. This will award contracts for the following activities Face-to-face Legal Aid services in family, immigration, asylum, debt and housing Telephone … Continue reading

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Domestic Programme Fund: Supporting small charities to tackle forced marriage

The Domestic Programme Fund is a scheme from the Government’s Forced Marriage Unit. It has £150,000 available for funding to registered charities for small projects in the UK to protect victims and end the abusive act of forced marriage. Partnerships … Continue reading

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LLoyds Bank: Support for social enterprises plus £4K-25K

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) and Lloyds Banking Group have joined forces to launch the Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs programme which will support 500 social entrepreneurs across the UK, as they start-up and grow social and community enterprises. … Continue reading

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