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Tesco Centenary Grants Programme

In Home Page, News, Funding News, Uncategorised by Caroline Foxton

Note about projects for the July / August 2019 vote The July/August 2019 voting period will feature projects with a Health and Wellbeing theme and projects focusing on cancer, heart disease and diabetes will be prioritised. Tesco have launched the Centenary Grants programme in celebration of Tesco reaching its 100th year as a supermarket retailer. Groundwork which is an environment …

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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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HR Software – discount for charities

In Funding News by Nina Porter

Breath HR is a HR software company, based in Horsham, which has a good press from charities. They are offering breathe HR software at a 50% lifetime discount 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 …

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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. According to the strategy, over the next five years (2018-2022), the Foundation will fund at …

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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. …

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New Opening Date for Green Hall Foundation’s Next Grant Round

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Charities in the UK looking for funding for projects or equipment to support their work can apply to the Foundation from 1 September this year, rather than 1 November, following changes to its next application cycle. Formerly known as the Constance Green Foundation, the Green Hall Foundation aims to sustainably improve lives among the sick, the elderly, the disabled and …

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Power to Change Invites Community Businesses to Apply for Funding

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

The Community Business Fund provides grants of between £50,000 and £300,000 to help existing locally based and community-led businesses in England to increase their social impact and make them more viable in the long term. Since it launched in April 2016, more than 90 organisations across England have been awarded grants with a combined total of £16 million. The funding …

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New Funding to Help Children with Alcohol-Dependent Parents Announced

In Funding News by Caroline Foxton

Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today (23 April) new plans to help identify an estimated 200,00 at-risk children in England living with alcohol-dependent parents more quickly, and provide them with rapid access to support and advice. The package of measures is backed by £6 million in joint funding from the Department of Health and Social Care and …