Monthly Archives: June 2013

Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE):Rural Community Renewable Energy Fund

We understand that the Rural Community Renewable Energy Fund is set to open to applications from this Friday (28th June). The fund aims to support community renewable energy projects in rural areas. Funds of up to £150,000 are available through … Continue reading

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New Service Makes Switching Accounts Easier for Charities

Beginning in September, small charities will be able to switch their bank and building society accounts in a simpler and more reliable manner thanks to a new service. Led by the Payments Council, a new, free-to-use Current Account Switch Service … Continue reading

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Free Trees for UK’s Community and Youth Groups

Allotment groups, resident associations, parish councils, youth groups and other not-for-profit groups can apply now for free trees to plant in November. Twice a year, the Woodland Trust gives away free trees to community groups, youth groups and schools in … Continue reading

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New E-learning Course Helps Organisations Get Grant Ready

A new online version of the popular Idox Information Solutions training course ‘Get Grant Ready – A Beginner Course in Funding Applications’ has been launched. The e-learning training course is ideally suited to voluntary and community sector organisations that are … Continue reading

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NHS Innovation Challenge Open to Entries

NHS England, in partnership with Janssen Healthcare Innovation, has launched a new £150,000 prize fund. The NHS Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia is looking to identify innovative ways of integrating dementia care by redesigning services around the needs of patients, … Continue reading

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Screwfix’s New Charity Aims to Assist UK Charities

Trade retailer Screwfix has set up a charity to raise funding which can be given as grants to registered charities to fix, maintain and improve facilities for those in need in the UK. The Screwfix Foundation, established earlier this year, … Continue reading

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