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Folk artists invited to bid for grants in memory of festival founder

The Alan Surtees Trust is a grant giving organisation that supports performers whose work is rooted in, or influenced by, traditional music and arts. It was set up 2017 in memory of Alan Surtees, the co-founder and director of Shrewsbury Folk Festival. … Continue reading

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Arts Grants 2020/2021 to support Shropshire’s cultural sector

The arts play a crucial role in the economic, educational and cultural wellbeing of the county, and are valuable contributors to Shropshire Council’s wider objectives. Their contribution makes Shropshire a unique and dynamic and a great place to live, work … Continue reading

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Funding News

£6 Million of Extra Flood Recovery Funding for England’s Farmers The Government has announced new measures to help farmers in England recover from the recent flooding, including a £6 million pot of new funding through an extension to the Farming … Continue reading

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Indigo Trust pledges £2.5m to support charities during coronavirus crisis

The Indigo Trust is making £2.5m available through emergency grants to help charities respond to the coronavirus emergency. The trust responded to an initiative from charity think tank New Philanthropy Capital (NPC), which has published guidance for philanthropists on how to … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Launch of the 2020 Green Alley Award Supporting Eco-entrepreneurs Across Europe The Green Alley Award is a start-up competition focused on the green economy, dealing specifically with the challenges of the throwaway society, the scarcity of resources and the recovery … Continue reading

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Government Launches £2m Faith, Race and Hate Crime Grant Scheme The new £2 million fund offers grants of between £100,000 and £450,000 to established charities and community interest companies in England that are working to bring different faith and ethnic … Continue reading

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National Lottery Community Fund – Mayor’s Community Weekend The funding is for events that seek to bring different communities together, celebrating diversity, encouraging people to go out, engage in their local communities and increase social interaction. Events need to take … Continue reading

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Funding for Creative Youth Projects Celebrating UK Native Plants and Fungi Applications can now be submitted by young people aged 14 to 25 years for grants of £500 to run a wide range of creative projects that celebrate UK native … Continue reading

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National Lottery Heritage Fund opens Digital Confidence Fund

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has launched a new initiative to support heritage organisations across the UK to develop their digital skills. The Fund says that 2,500 people are expected to benefit from the free training to develop their digital … Continue reading

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Countryside Stewardship Grants Open for 2021 Agreements The next application window for the Countryside Stewardship (CS) scheme is now open, providing a chance for more farmers and land managers to prepare for the future and receive payment for environmental work. … Continue reading

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