Electricity Northwest Limited (ENWL) has grants available for groups that support local communities impacted by Storm Arwen in 2021, for 72 hours or more, in the counties of Cumbria, Derbyshire, Lancashire, and surrounding areas. The grants will enable communities to be better prepared for and more resilient to future emergency and/or extreme weather events.
The funding is being distributed via Cumbria Community Foundation. ACTion with communities in Cumbria are working directly with groups in the affected area, supporting them to make applications.
Further information about the fund, including details of eligible postcode areas, please visit the website: https://www.cumbriafoundation.org/fund/enwl-storm-arwen-community-resilience-fund/
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From providing positive mental health benefits to improving social skills, the arts play a valuable role in people’s lives. Big Give and New Philanthropy for Arts & Culture’s ‘Arts for Impact’ campaign aims to support charities working to achieve arts social impact across the UK. The application window to participate in the campaign is open for charities from today until Friday 15 December. The application page can be accessed via this link: https://biggive.org/artsforimpact/.
Eight groups are celebrating securing much needed grant support as the Reaps Moss Community Fund announces its 2023 funding awards.
There is still time to attend an exclusive get-together celebrating the first year of Crowdfund Lancashire, taking place on Thursday 9th November at The Birley Artists Studios in Preston.
This programme, delivered by Lancashire County Council in partnership with crowdfunding platform Spacehive, has supported over 60 locally-led projects from across the county and this is your opportunity to find out more and get involved!
At this exclusive event, join LCC and the Spacehive team to find out how business, corporate and statutory stakeholders can be a part of this crowdfunding opportunity by supporting a new cohort of Crowdfund Lancashire projects alongside LCC.
At this session you will:
● Hear from project creators about the human stories behind the crowdfunding campaigns.
●Find out how your organisation can meaningfully engage with amazing projects on your patch.
●Discover how you can deliver genuine societal change by supporting projects that align with your objectives.
●Learn from programme partners Spacehive how you can secure 400% leverage on your community grant funding.
You can register by clicking here.
If you have any questions about the event or accessibility requirements, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information about the fund are available here
Funding Opportunity for Black and Global Majority-Led Organisations.
About the Fund Pathway Fund
a new Black and Global Majority-led social investment wholesaler, is collaborating with open innovation organisation, Do It Now Now (DiNN), to deliver a cutting-edge enterprise development programme supporting Black and Global Majority-led charities and social enterprises. Funded by Pathway Fund, ‘Make It Big with Pathway Fund’ will provide 12 UK-based charities and enterprises with £30,000 grant funding, bespoke support and training. We will help your organisation build your financial resilience and operational readiness, raise social investment and, in some instances, prepare for asset acquisition.
The fund will focus on two impact areas:
● Climate and Racial Equity
● Poverty Alleviation and Racial Equity
You can find all more information on the fund here.
After successfully distributing £500 grants to 2,650 charitable organisations in 2022, Magic Little Grants incredibly excited to announce that the 2023 process is now open, you won't want to miss out!
Applications are now open and will be until 31st October 2023.With a simple 20-minute application process for a £500 grant and an outcome within six weeks, the Magic Little Grants fund reduces the work required for grass-roots organisations to access the funding they need to launch or strengthen their services.
The following criteria apply:
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This funding is for organisations that support people and communities in England under severe pressure because of the increased cost of living. By community we mean people living in the same local area.
The funding comes from the UK Government.
The National Lottery Community Fund main priority is to fund organisations supporting low-income households and individuals.
You can apply for between £10,000 and £75,000. If you need £10,000 or less you could try the National Lottery Awards for All fund.
The deadline for applications is 16 October 2023 at 12 noon
We’ll start funding organisations in October 2023, and finish in January 2024. If you get funding you must spend it by 31 March 2024.
Suitable for Voluntary or community organisations
Application deadline 16 October 2023 at 12 noon
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U18 Better Starts is an Asda Foundation grant for local groups aimed at supporting a broad range of activities for children under the age of 18 which contribute towards transforming communities and improving children’s lives.
The application window is 28th August – 3rd November 2023, but could close early if the budget cap is reached. Read the guidance here and if your group and project meet the criteria, talk to your local Asda Community Champion about applying.
This Support Pack has been compiled by Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) who have been appointed by Lancashire County Council to deliver an over 50’s Social Isolation Grant. The programme is aimed at local organisations with an annual turnover of less than £150,000 within the VCF sector providing activity to address locality social isolation and make a positive difference to the lives and wellbeing of people over 50.
Projects should help to tackle one or more of the following priorities:
And strongly support specific local needs in the following key areas.
• Increasing opportunities to participate in local community action and activity.
• Keeping people well and feeling part of their community.
• Increasing resilience and improving mental wellbeing, enabling individuals and families to cope well, overcome barriers to achieving their potential and increase their skills.
• Promoting greater partnership working between the community and services, and other VCF organisations
• Reduce social isolation, with a positive impact on health and wellbeing.
Who can apply to the Grant Programme?
The grants are being made available to community projects in Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale..
How much money can groups apply for?
Community grants from £500 to £3,000: for constituted community groups.
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If you have an idea for a project that will improve the culture or sport offer in your local community, then you could get up to £20,000 towards your target from the Lancashire Culture and Sport Fund.
Crowdfund Lancashire gives local communities a chance to create and support the projects which matter most to them. It will enable everyone to contribute towards their community - chipping in as little as £2 to help bring ideas to life.
We are working in partnership with Spacehive to create, fund and deliver your project idea. Spacehive are the UK's leading community crowdfunding platform.
For more information contact email@example.com or visit https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/council/grants/crowdfund-lancashire/
British Science Week (BSW) is an annual programme of science, technology, engineering, and maths events and activities that takes place across the UK in March each year. BSW is coordinated by the British Science Association (BSA) and funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Applications will be considered from community-based groups and organisations that work directly with audiences who are traditionally underrepresented and currently not engaged in science activity, including:
Two levels of grants are available:
The grants can be used for materials, room hire, publicity, speakers, trainers, freelancers, project-specific staff costs, audio-visual hire, reasonable volunteer expenses, transport or other costs of running the event or activity.
The deadline for applications is 6 November 2023
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