Category Archive: Funding News

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

Sport England: Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund

Sport England’s new funding round of the Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund is to launch on 29 August 2017. The £3 million pot will be split between two separate funding pots and the prospectus to provide more detailed information on the focus of this pot will be available online from 29 August. There will …

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Funding available for Hate Crime Projects

The second year of the hate crime community demonstration projects scheme has launched, and the application window is now open. The aim of the scheme is to work with affected communities to fund the development of partnership projects aimed at tackling hate crime. All information about the scheme and how to apply can be found …

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Inter Faith Youth Trust Small Grants Programme

The Inter Faith Youth Trust offers grants of £200-£500 to organisations throughout the UK for projects taking place during the annual Inter Faith week (12 to 19 November 2017). The scheme aims to fund projects providing informal inter faith educational projects for young people, in order to improve collaboration and understanding between religious groups. Priority …

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Comic Relief – Active Ageing: Creating Change in Communities

Comic Relief has launched this new £1.5 million fund “to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities”. The funding is for projects which put older people at the centre of the work, designing …

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LCVYS member funding

Lincolnshire Council for Voluntary Youth Services are offering voluntary youth groups and organisations grants of up to £750.   Groups working with young people to deliver positive activities can access this grant to help with running costs of the group, first years insurance, resources and support to deliver positive activities across Lincolnshire.   The application …

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High Sheriffs Fund – Funding for Youth Projects

Following receipt of a kind donation from the outgoing High Sheriff, Jill Hughes, there is additional funding for youth projects that help reduce the fear of crime and anti social behaviour from the High Sheriffs’ Fund. Community groups within the County Council boundary of Lincolnshire can apply for up to £5,000, although the average award …

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Alcohol Research UK Grants

The Alcohol Education Research Council provides financial assistance to organisations for innovative projects that increase the capacity of individuals and organisations to deal with alcohol issues, and develop the evidence base relating to alcohol issues. Grants of up to £8,000 are available for small projects lasting up to 12 months. Applications will be accepted from …

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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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LIBOR grant scheme

In 2012 HM Treasury announced fines collected from banks for rigging the London interbank offered rate would be used to support good causes. Successive Budgets and Autumn Statements have made tranches of funding available to specific charities and projects. The 2017 LIBOR grant scheme is now open to applications from registered charities, CICs, and Armed …

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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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