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  • The Gemini Fund in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    The Gemini Fund in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

    The Gemini Fund supports people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire by making grants to community and voluntary groups who work to improve community welfare. The fund is open to applications from a variety of voluntary and community groups, including locally registered charities, community interest companies, and social enterprises. Grants are available to qualifying projects under the…

  • Sport England’s New Movement Fund

    Sport England’s New Movement Fund

    Sport England’s new Movement Fund, launched 29th April, simplifies funding applications and will help those projects which support people to live active, healthy, lives.   The fund, which is worth £160 million over the next four years, replaces Sport England’s existing Small Grants Programme and Active Together fund, and will offer crowdfunding pledges, grants and resources…

  • Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    Young carers achieve their personal best at inspirational School Games event

    A group of young carers from The Elizabethan Academy in Retford have taken part in an adventure day at Walesby Forest Activity Centre. The School Games event, organised by Active Notts together with Bassetlaw School Games Organiser Kate Voice, was designed to be an inspirational day for the young people. It followed a consultation with…

  • Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Club Welfare Officer feedback survey

    Cath Cooke and Franky Boyland have recently been appointed as the Sports Welfare Leads for Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, and Derby and Derbyshire, to support the work of the Club Welfare Officers. The roles are part of a national network of Sport Welfare Officers funded by Sport England to support National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs)…

  • Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    Derbyshire and Notts Schools selected for Summer’s Active Lives Young People Survey

    A total of 93 schools from across Derbyshire and Notts have been selected by Sport England to complete the Active Lives Children and Young People Survey for the summer term. The survey is the biggest of its kind, gathering insight into young people’s activity levels, physical literacy, swimming proficiency, wellbeing, self-efficacy and levels of social…

  • Steel Charitable Trust – Funding for Charities Delivering Health, Environment or Social / Economic Disadvantage

    Steel Charitable Trust – Funding for Charities Delivering Health, Environment or Social / Economic Disadvantage

    Charities and charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) with an annual income of more than £50,000 can apply for funding to deliver a variety of projects and activities across core categories including: Proposed projects for the health category should have a focus on one of the following: Proposed projects for the social or economic disadvantage categories should…

  • B&Q Foundation – Funding for Garden or Building Projects

    B&Q Foundation – Funding for Garden or Building Projects

    UK registered charities can apply for one-off grants of up to £5,000 for garden projects or up to £10,000 for building or indoor projects. The funding is for registered charities working with people most in need because of homelessness, financial hardship, sickness, disability or other disadvantage. Charities can use the grants to decorate, renovate or…

  • Big Give – Women and Girls Match Fund

    Big Give – Women and Girls Match Fund

    Match funding is available for registered charities with an annual income of at least £25,000 dedicated to serving the women and girls in their communities. Unrestricted funds of £2,500, £5,000 or £10,000 can be raised in public donations (to be doubled by match funding). The focus of the work should be to improve the lives…

  • COVID-19 Community Fund 2023-24

    COVID-19 Community Fund 2023-24

    The response to the COVID-19 pandemic has seen many organisations across Derbyshire working to ensure the needs of the most vulnerable residents are met. The COVID-19 Community Fund aims to support voluntary and community sector organisations by providing much needed funding. This allows them to continue to play a key role in the local response…

  • VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

    VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme

    The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme will help voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) to deliver more efficient services for people and communities by saving money on their energy bills. The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme is offering independent energy assessments to help identify energy-saving opportunities in your building.  The scheme is also offering capital grants…