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Big Lottery Fund’s New Approach To Funding

Big Lottery Fund (BLF) have made changes to our funding so that it’s easier to apply for National Lottery funding. BLF have nearly tripled the number of staff they have across England, and they will be working more closely with … Continue reading

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Government Consults On Civil Society Strategy

Civil society has changed significantly in recent years, with growing numbers of profit making businesses set up primarily to do good, adding to the efforts of traditional not-for-profit charities, community groups and youth organisations. At the same time, businesses are … Continue reading

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Civil Society Strategy: Written statement

Made by: Lord Ashton of Hyde (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) “My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (Tracey Crouch) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement: I … Continue reading

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Connected Communities Fund

The Connected Communities Fund will work with around 20  innovations (both through the early stage ideas track and the growing great ideas track) that mobilise the time and talents of people throughout the lifecourse, to support people and places to … Continue reading

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The Community Life Survey Results Published

The Community Life Survey is an annual survey of trends and developments in social action and community empowerment. The survey was carried out with adults (over 16) in England and looks at community cohesion and engagement. You can find a … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Customer Workshops

This autumn Western Power Distribution (WPD) and Regen will be running two sessions for community groups on how you can collaborate with WPD to support vulnerable customers.  Participants will receive an information pack on engaging vulnerable groups with the Priority Services Register (PSR), smart energy, smart … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Comic Relief’s Core Strength – Local Communities Grants Programme Opens This programme offers grants to help cover the day to day costs of small locally led and based voluntary and community sector groups that are doing ‘much needed’ work in … Continue reading

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Postcode Lottery Funds

Postcode Community Trust – Community Grants Opens for Round 2 Round two funding is focused on projects that enhance community cohesion through activities that bring people together and enhance a community’s identity as well as projects that improve the overall … Continue reading

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Keep Our Communities Moving!

At the beginning of August 2017 the Department for Transport sent out a letter which could have major implications for charities, community groups and public bodies that provide transport for their service users. The “Keep Our Communities Moving” campaign means … Continue reading

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Big Lottery Fund Updates Guidance For Awards For All (England)

The Big Lottery Fund offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory bodies in order to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. To be eligible for funding … Continue reading

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