Category Archive: Funding News

View the latest funding news from Voluntary Centre Services in the articles below.

Big Give: Match funding

The Big Give is now accepting applications for the #ChristmasChallenge17. You can apply for match funding for your charity and join the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. The campaign, which has been running since 2008, is new and improved this year with match funding available for a wide range of charities for an even …

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Tesco Bags of Help

The current Tesco Bags of Help community funding now has a much wider criteria. The maximum amount that can now be applied for is £4,000 and it is now voted on by the public every two months: 1st place £4,000, 2nd £2,000, 3rd £1000. What types of projects will Bags of Help fund? The types …

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West Lindsey Community Grant Schemes Funding Available

The Large and Small Grant Programmes operated by Community Lincs on behalf of West Lindsey District Council is open to all groups across the district; they can even help new groups set up so they can access start-up funding. The next deadline for applications is 29 September 2017. For application packs contact the grant administrators …

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Evan Cornish Grassroots Fund

The Lincolnshire Community Foundation is delighted to report that they’ve received a further donation from the Cornish family and are able to offer grants of up to £5,000.00 to community groups operating in Greater Lincolnshire. Applicants can ask for a contribution towards costs of delivering support for people with mental health problems; projects that help …

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Lincolnshire Wolds Sustainable Development Fund

The Lincolnshire Wolds Sustainable Development Fund and Small Grant Scheme are now open for applications.    The website has been updated so please follow the relevant link to your grant scheme of choice – the Small Grant Scheme (SGS) can offer up to a maximum amount of £1,000 and the Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) is …

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Christmas Challenge 2017 – match funding opportunities

Big Give have announce that they have match funding available for a wide range of charities in this year’s new and improved Christmas Challenge, the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. The Christmas Challenge is a live match funding campaign where several hundred charities join together to raise funds over a 7 day period. Donations …

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Magdalen Hospital Trust

The fund benefits deprived children and young adults (regardless of gender) up to 25 years old; those in care, fostered and adopted; parents and children; families in need; and people disadvantaged by poverty. Projects for deprived and disabled children and young people, with priority for literacy, special needs education, training for work and personal development; …

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WHSmith Trust Community Grants

The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity (registered charity no: 1013782) that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a love of reading. Each year the Trust supports employees by matching their fundraising and volunteering for charities and schools. The Trust also makes …

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LEADER & European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD)

LEADER funding is for small rural businesses and communities, and delivered through Local Action Groups (LAGs). All projects must create jobs or economic growth in the rural economy and support one or more of the 6 national priorities for LEADER. These are to: Support micro and small businesses and farm diversification. Boost rural tourism Increase …

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Tesco Bags of Help

The Tesco Bags of Help scheme is administered by Groundwork who are encouraging community groups and charities to apply for a grant whilst customers can also nominate local projects that they’d like to see receive some cash. Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in our stores across England, …

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