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Month: August 2019

New service to help you find trustees in North Yorkshire

29th August 2019

The new Hands Up for Trustees campaign, co-ordinated by Community First Yorkshire, aims to match volunteers looking for trustee positions with voluntary organisations looking for skilled and experienced trustees across North Yorkshire, working in partnership with Reach Volunteering. The aim of the project is to bring people and skills together to grow local communities. Find out … Read more

Small business banking guide

27th August 2019 have put together a selection of useful articles about business banking for small businesses. It includes information about for new start ups and growing businesses. Small business banking guide Do you need a business bank account? Setting up a business bank account: What small companies should know   Read more

St. James’ Place Foundation – Small Grant Programme

22nd August 2019

The St. James’ Place Foundation is offering small grants of up to £10,000 for capital items and projects. The small grants programme is available to smaller UK Registered Charities working nationally, regionally or locally in the UK with an annual income of up to £1,000,000. They do not currently accept applications from CICs. The programme … Read more

150 UK small business grants to apply for right now!

21st August 2019 have out together a list of 150 grants for small businesses across the UK. For the purposes of the list ‘small businesses’ are defined as having fewer than 250 employees or with a turnover of less than £45,000 and a balance sheet totalling less than £39,000. Read the full list here Read more

How to use your data and evidence effectively – tools, resources and programmes from the National Lottery Community Fund

20th August 2019

The National Lottery Community Fund has put together a list of guides, tools and other resources to help charities and community organisations to improve their ability to capture, process, use and share data and evidence that is meaningful and insightful. The Fund also supports a range of UK wide programmes and expert organisations that can … Read more

The Village Survival Guide by The Prince’s Countryside Fund

14th August 2019

The Prince’s Countryside Fund have put together a village guide with a difference. The guide has been produced to get rural communities up and running and is filled with tips and advice on how to build a strong community. It has case histories, checklists, business tips and practical advice to enable those living in the … Read more

Wee grants for wee groups in Scotland

13th August 2019

The Robertson Trust have launched a new pilot grant to help smaller charities and community groups who are doing good work in their communities that fits one of their funding strands: Care and Wellbeing – Improving the quality of life for those affected by physical and/or mental health issues and their carers Strengthening Communities – … Read more

GDPR toolkit for small and medium sized organisations now available from the ICO

12th August 2019

If you are a sole trader, small organisation or business owner, the toolkit from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) will help you to assess your compliance with different aspects of data protection law. The toolkit includes advice to ensure your customers can exercise their rights under the GDPR. Find out more and start your self-assessment … Read more

Funding for individuals, groups of individuals, small businesses and local organisations or community groups in Pembrokeshire

9th August 2019

Pembrokeshire Sustainable Development Fund are offering funding of up to £150k for individuals, groups of individuals, small businesses and local organisations or community groups in Pembrokeshire. Objectives of Fund The Pembrokeshire Sustainable Development Fund (SDF) supports projects that provide social, environmental, economic and cultural benefits, to improve the quality of life for communities in the … Read more

FREE business start up workshops by ‘Kick off in business’- multiple locations and dates available

8th August 2019

Kick off in business are a team of business start up experts who offer the only free, nationwide, field based business start-up support service available to everyone. Working with a range of partners from Premier League Football Clubs to HM Prisons, Kick Off in Business run short events and courses which are fun, engaging, practical … Read more