Monthly Archives: October 2012

Volant Charitable Trust Hopes to Spark Some Magic for UK Charities

Established in 2000 by renowned author of the Harry Potter books, J K Rowling, the Volant Charitable Trust supports charities which are undertaking projects that alleviate poverty and social deprivation, particularly children’s and women’s issues. The Trust has two broad … Continue reading

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NESTA Launch New Digital R&D Fund for the Arts in England

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) is inviting bids to the new Digital Research & Development Fund for the Arts in England. The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts is a new £7 million fund for … Continue reading

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RBS Inspiring Enterprise Programme to Benefit Young People

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Group has launched a new three-year funding programme which will focus on young people, women and social entrepreneurs in the UK. RBS will provide a funding pot of £1.5 million over the next three … Continue reading

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Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation

Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation is open for its annual grants round. It has a very specific aim, to support projects in children’s hospitals and hospices throughout the UK to enrich and enhance the lives of patients. Last year it … Continue reading

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Grants for the arts Libraries fund

 The Grants for the arts Libraries fund has £6 million over the next three years for projects delivered by public libraries or library authorities working in partnership with cultural organisations across all art forms. So if you’re an arts group … Continue reading

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The Explore Fund

 The outdoor clothing and equipment company The North Face is giving grants through its Explore Fund. Grants will fund activities to help children engage with nature and specifically, projects that break down barriers to young people enjoying the outdoors. You … Continue reading

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Tesco Charity Trust – Large Grants Programme

The Tesco Charity Trust has announced that its Large grants programme is open for applications.  The Trust gives one-off donations ranging between £4,000 and £25,000 to charities working in the areas of children’s welfare and education;  elderly people’s welfare; and … Continue reading

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