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Tesco Centenary Grants Programme

In News, Funding News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Tesco have launched the Centenary Grants programme in celebration of Tesco reaching its 100th year as a supermarket retailer. Groundwork which is an environment charity is running the grant programme on behalf of Tesco. The Centenary Grants round is now open for not-for-profit groups to apply for the full £25,000 grant, to deliver any health and wellbeing project across an …

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Sporting Capital New Funding For Sports

In News, Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Sporting Capital (www.sportingcapital.org.uk) is a new social investment fund that focuses on supporting the sustainable development of community sports organisations. The £3m fund is the first of its kind, and offers investment in the form of simple, repayable loans of between £50k to £150k. The loan is ideal for an organisations that wants to: – make a difference in the …

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Free HR Software for charities

In Funding News by Nina Porter

Breath HR is a HR software company, based in Horsham, which has a strong belief in supporting charities. They are offering breatheHR software for free to charities with up to 250 employees, as long as you have a UK-registered charity number. “Breathe simplifies the time-consuming HR processes that hold back growth. Make life easy and make breathe the central information hub of your …

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Community Foundation for Surrey – Grant Deadline 18 April 2019

In Home Page, Funding News by Nina Porter

The Community Foundation for Surrey awards grants to community and voluntary groups that make a difference to the lives of people in Surrey.  They can make grants to support most types of community activity depending on the range of funds available.  This includes: Core costs; Revenue costs; Capital costs; New projects; Existing projects and One-off initiatives.  The Community Foundation has recently developed another …

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Free ringbinders for Voluntary groups

In Funding News by Nina Porter

Ringbinders, folders and plastic wallets have been offered free of charge to VARB by a local shredding company that is left with such items on a regular basis.  If any voluntary, community or faith organisation is interested in receiving supplies of these items please get in touch and we will co-ordinate delivery.  Contact info@varb.org.uk

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Lloyds Bank Foundation’s New Strategy to Reach Further

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has published its new five-year strategy, ‘Reaching Further’ which will provide more unrestricted grants to registered charities with an income of less than £1 million that work to help people overcome complex social issues and rebuild their lives. The Foundation currently provides funding through two grants programmes (Enable and Invest), both of which …

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Prime Minister Announces £20m in Funding to Tackle Loneliness

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that £20 million in new funding is being set aside for charities and community groups that are working to ‘help isolated people and those suffering from loneliness’. The funding will support charities and community groups to bring people together; support programmes that are proven to benefit individuals and society; and help ‘hundreds of thousands’ …

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Help the Homeless Accepting Applications for Summer Round

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Help the Homeless provides a grant scheme to support small and medium-sized UK charities that work to help homeless people rebuild their lives, re-enter society and live a normal life. Funding is targeted at projects to find practical ways to help disadvantaged individuals return to the community through training or residential facility provision, rather than merely providing short term shelter. …