Category Archive: Funding News

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

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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Community Business Bright Ideas Fund – Round Two

The Bright Ideas Fund, a £1.85m two-year programme, aims to give community groups the support and tools they need to set up a community business. If a combination of tailored community business development support and early stage finance of up to £20,000 could help you, you have until 31 May to apply. For full details please visit the fund …

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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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Thonock Trust – Deadline approaching

The next closing date to apply to the Thonock Trust is on 1 June 2017 and applications would be welcomed from small community group who need some money to assist with running costs, equipment or activities that benefit people living in in Gainsborough, Corringham, Blyton, Springthorpe and Lea. Lincolnshire Community Foundation manage the scheme and …

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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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Next wave of mental health promotion fund available

Organisations and groups that support and help people manage their mental health and wellbeing are being invited to pitch for a share of £300,000 community funding.   Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (LPFT) and Lincolnshire County Council have announced the latest round of their Mental Health Promotion Fund.   The fund aims to help adults …

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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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