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Magic Little Grants fund for small charities and community groups

18th September 2018

Localgiving has partnered with the Postcode Community Trust to offer over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups across the UK through its Magic Little Grants Fund. The Magic Little Grants Fund will provide local charities and community groups with unrestricted funding to deliver sports and physical activities that help to overcome … Read more

Grants for registered charities from the Lloyds Bank Foundation

18th September 2018

Lloyds Bank Foundation have opened applications to both their Invest and Enable programmes. Invest offers grants of between £30,000 and £100,000, and Enable offers grants of up to £15,000. Only registered charities can apply and the closing date for applications is 5 October 2018. Please click here to find out more. Read more

Community Business Fund – £2.5m available

18th September 2018

Power to Change – the independent trust supporting community businesses in England – has reopened its Community Business Fund. A total of £2.5m is available in support of community businesses through the fund, which has to date supported over 90 organisations in England. Grant support of between £50,000 and £300,000 is available to existing community businesses. Want to … Read more

Opportunity to engage with the emerging Health and Care Strategy for Somerset

29th August 2018

How can the Somerset Voluntary and Community Sector engage with and influence the emerging Health and Care Strategy, Fit For My Future? If you are interested in finding out more and being part of this conversation, come along to a workshop being held in Bridgwater on Tuesday 4th September 2018. This workshop is being held by the Somerset Voluntary, … Read more

Trading for Good: a report on the work of small and medium-sized social enterprises

14th May 2018

Trading for Good was published by Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) and commissioned by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales to provide a greater depth of understanding into the work of social enterprises. This report shows the important impact social enterprises are having on some of the poorest communities in the UK, and calls for more … Read more

Help for charities with finding new trustees

14th May 2018

Getting on Board provides help to charities with finding new trustees. This is a free recruitment service for charities which is available nationwide, and you can find out more by clicking here.   Read more

The Reaching Communities Fund

14th May 2018

The National Lottery funded Reaching Communities Fund provides flexible grant funding over £10,000 years to organisations in England who want to take action on the issues that matter to people and communities. The grants are awarded to voluntary and community organisations or social enterprises for up to five years, and can fund project activities, operating costs, organisational … Read more

Have your say on the Government’s new Civil Society Strategy

12th April 2018

The Government has launched a public call for evidence which is open to anyone to share their views on how government can work with and for civil society to tackle challenges and unlock opportunities to build a stronger society now and in the future. This consultation closes on 22 May 2018, and you find out how to … Read more

Support for charities on AmazonSmile

12th April 2018

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same selection of products, and shopping features as on amazon.co.uk. The difference is that when customers shop through the URL smile.amazon.co.uk, AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price (excluding VAT, returns and shipping fees) of eligible purchases to the charitable organisations selected … Read more

Grants from the Ashworth Charitable Trust

12th April 2018

Registered charities can apply to the Ashworth Charitable Trust for a grant that normally does not exceed £3,000. Priority is given to smaller charities, and you can find out more by clicking here. Read more