Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sharing Heritage

Heritage Lottery Fund’s Shared Heritage Fund is available to not-for-profit groups wanting to explore, share and celebrate their community’s heritage.  Activities supported can include events,exhibitions, festivals and celebrations, or producing local history publications, conservation of individual heritage items, volunteer training … Continue reading

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New funding to help communities take control through enterprise

Rural communities across the UK are set to benefit from a new injection of funding to help them revive their villages through community enterprise.  The Plunkett Foundation has been awarded over £450,000 from long-term supporters, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, to … Continue reading

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Win a camera and photography training for your BIG funded project

 Big Lottery funded projects in England can win a digital camera and some photography training by entering the Communities in Focus photography competition. Projects which  have a current or previous Big Lottery grant are eligible to enter a picture of … Continue reading

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England’s Voluntary Sector Can Have Say on Future of EU Funding

The Government is holding a series of roadshow events across England over the next few weeks to seek views on a new streamlined approach for delivering European Union (EU) funds. The current round of European funding period (2007-2013) is coming … Continue reading

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J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable Trust to Close in January 2013

One of the UK’s largest grant-making trusts has announced that it will permanently close to all online applications at noon on 18 January 2013. The Trustees have stated that they intend to wind down the J Paul Getty Jnr Charitable … Continue reading

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£2 Million Fund to Protect Playing Fields to Reopen Soon

Sport England will open the penultimate round of its Places People Play – Protecting Playing Fields scheme on 10 December 2012. Grants of between £10,000 and £50,000 will be available to create, develop and improve playing fields for sporting and … Continue reading

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Funding for user-led disabled organisations

The Strengthening Disabled People’s User-Led Organisations (DPULOs) Programme is funding from the Department for Work and Pensions. The aim of the fund is to: • Increase the sustainability of DPULOs • Enable new DPULOs to be created. DPULOs and organisations … Continue reading

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People’s Health Trust Active Communities Programme

This scheme will provide grants between £5,000 and £25,000 for capital costs for projects costing up to £50,000 in total. The scheme aims to narrow the gap between those experiencing the worst health in England and the majority of the … Continue reading

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Launch of New Specialised Housing Fund

The Department of Health has launched funding of £160 million to support the development of specialist housing for older people and adults with disabilities outside of London. Administered by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), the Care and Support Specialised … Continue reading

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New £65 Million Fund for Charities Providing Advice Services in England

The Big Lottery Fund and the Cabinet Office have announced a new Advice Services Transition Fund for advice charities affected by cuts to legal aid and other advice service budgets. The Advice Services Transition Fund will provide funding over a … Continue reading

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