Category Archives: Funding News

Delay to raising lottery limits threatens to cost operators over £300,000

Charity lottery operators say they face spending up to £375,000 in legal and administrative costs because the government has not yet come to a decision on raising lottery limits, Parliament heard this morning. The Lotteries Council, which has been campaigning for an increase … Continue reading

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‘Most critical year in decades’ for shaping charity tax, says Charity Tax Group

The chair of the Charity Tax Group has said that the current financial year is likely to be “the most critical in decades” for shaping government policy on the reliefs the sector receives. In the introduction to CTG’s annual review … Continue reading

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Charities miss out on £45m due to ‘outdated’ lottery limits, says report

People’s Postcode Lottery trusts have had to turn down £45m worth of applications for funding from small charities, according to a report out today from nfpSynergy. Only three in every ten applications from small charities to the trusts are awarded … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Tree Futures Grant Schemes Funding is available to assist schools and community groups in undertaking well-planned tree planting projects across the UK during National Tree Week. The Tree Council was founded in 1973 with major support from the then Department … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Public Health England has launched new free bite-sized e-learning sessions, developed in partnership with Health Education England, to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of all health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. The sessions … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Village Halls Improvement Grant Fund The Autumn 2018 budget announced that, to mark the centenary of the Armistice, government would support several initiatives, including making available grant funding to support improvement projects for village halls. This is in recognition of … Continue reading

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Nearly a third of largest charity investors provide no ethical policy

Almost a third of the largest charity investors in the UK have no responsible investment policy in their latest published accounts. Charity Finance magazine examined the accounts of the 30 charities, excluding universities, with the greatest investment assets for an … Continue reading

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NTT Fundraising placed in administration but staff and contracts transferred to new agency

The telephone fundraising agency NTT Fundraising has entered voluntary administration, but its 98 staff have been transferred to a new agency, NTT, which will continue to provide services for 25 charities. Committed 2 Communications Ltd, trading as NTT Fundraising, entered voluntary administration … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

  Teme Valley Youth Project The aim of the fund is to advance the education of young people aged 11-25 who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress (and who reside in the identified parishes of South Shropshire and … Continue reading

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Independent report presents blueprint for expanding dormant assets scheme

The dormant assets scheme should be extended to other sectors such as investment and wealth management to benefit more good causes, a new independent report has recommended today. The industry-led report has made a number of recommendations on how to … Continue reading

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