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  • Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Communities Fund. Capital Grants.

    Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Communities Fund. Capital Grants.

    Nottinghamshire County Council’s Capital Grants programme is designed to contribute to improvements of facilities or purchase assets that support community access and improve health and well-being. Eligible organisations can apply for one-off Capital grants up to a maximum of £20,000 in any funding year.  Applicants should have in place at least 50% match funding and…

  • Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Communities Fund: Revenue Grants

    Nottinghamshire County Council’s Local Communities Fund: Revenue Grants

    Nottinghamshire County Council’s revenue grant will fund a variety of projects delivered by voluntary and community organisations. Areas of work covered by the scheme include: The sort of expenditure covered by the fund includes: The closing date for the Spring application window will be Friday 24 May 2024. The maximum award will be £5,000 per project in any financial year.…

  • Rushcliffe Community Wellbeing Fund

    Rushcliffe Community Wellbeing Fund

    The Rushcliffe Community Wellbeing Fund provides grants of between £500 and £5000. Funding is for projects that address social issues and help improve inclusivity and the health and wellbeing of local residents. Projects could include new or expanded volunteering initiatives, practical activity outdoors or indoors, sport, green space enhancements, arts, heritage, cultural, community and befriending…

  • Greene King IPA – Proud to Pitch In – Funding for Sport Activities

    Greene King IPA – Proud to Pitch In – Funding for Sport Activities

    Grants of up to £4K are available for grassroots sports clubs to deliver activities within local communities. Money for the fund is raised through the sale of Greene King IPA in local pubs, online and in-store. A total of £360,000 of funding is available with grants of up to £4,000 are available. A wide range…

  • Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

    Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund

    The aim of the Platinum Jubilee Village Hall Improvement Grant Fund is to support the modernisation and improvement of village halls.  This is so that they are fit for purpose and can provide activities which seek to achieve one or more of the following outcomes for their communities. The town or village in which it…

  • Sport England’s Small Grants Programme – Some Changes

    Sport England’s Small Grants Programme – Some Changes

    A few changes have been made to Sport England’s Small Grants programme. The key changes are highlighted below. Sport England’s Small Grants Programme seeks to develop opportunities for communities to get more people physically active.  They’ll support projects through providing funding of between £300 and £15,000.  Sport and physical activities funded can now run from…

  • LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    LitterSorters: Walking with a purpose

    To help mark the Great British Spring Clean (March 15 to 31), we joined Transition Chesterfield for their monthly LitterSorters litter pick. Litter picking is a great way to make a positive difference to the environment as well as walking with a purpose. Insight from the Walk Derbyshire Consortiums also tells us that one of…

  • Funding for Projects Working with Older People to Tackle Loneliness

    Funding for Projects Working with Older People to Tackle Loneliness

    The McCarthy Stone Foundation are now welcoming applications for their Spring 2024 Grant Programme. The Foundation runs a number of grant programmes throughout the year for organisations supporting people over 65. Their latest programme is looking to fund organisations working either in direct interventions to alleviate loneliness, or in group-based social isolation work. Organisations with…

  • Tesco and The Sun Offer 150 One-off Grants Through the Footie for All Fund

    Tesco and The Sun Offer 150 One-off Grants Through the Footie for All Fund

    Tesco and the The Sun newspaper, have joined together to provide a funding pot of £150,000. The fund is to encourage more children and young people to take up football or improve access to the game. The grants are part of The Sun’s Footie for All campaign. The fund is to highlight how financial struggles…

  • The Fore’s Unrestricted Funding Programme Opens on 28 March – Apply Early.

    The Fore’s Unrestricted Funding Programme Opens  on 28 March – Apply Early.

    The Fore offers unrestricted funding to small charities and CICs that are making a big impact. That is, organisations which want to significantly grow, strengthen, become more efficient or resilient. They won’t fund ‘business as usual’. They have a particular interest in supporting grassroots organisations working with underserved communities. Unrestricted grants of up to £30,000…