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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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There Are 471,000 Social Enterprises In The UK, Government Report Finds

The number of social enterprises in the UK small business population is likely to number approximately 471,000, with social enterprises more vulnerable to changes in the public sector, a government report has found. The Social Enterprise: Market Trends 2017 report was commissioned … Continue reading

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Thousands More People To Get Online Thanks To £4m National Lottery Funding

A pioneering initiative that supports people to improve their digital skills is being extended for a further three years thanks to £4 million of National Lottery funding from the Big Lottery Fund. The programme, One Digital, aims to support people … Continue reading

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Nesta Launches £50,000 Inventor Prize + Funding Round Up

Nesta’s new Inventor Prize is intended to inspire and harness the potential of the UK’s home-grown inventors and stimulate user-led innovation. The Prize aims to identify and support the country’s best inventions that will help make people’s lives better. The … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Launch of the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards The Sustainability Leaders Awards have been established to: highlight the achievements of companies that have gone beyond the call of duty to improve their green credentials; provide a platform for the promotion of … Continue reading

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Changes Announced To Santander Foundation’s UK Grant Programmes

From March 2016, the Santander Foundation will be known as the Discovery Foundation. The change in name has been chosen to reflect the important role it will play in Santander UK’s new flagship community programme The Discovery Project, which aims … Continue reading

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Grant Funding For Health Projects: How Can It Meet Your Organisation’s Needs?

A free webinar from NCVO will explore some of the key questions raised in the VCSE review discussion paper, regarding the continued use of grants to fund service delivery. In particular they will look at proposals to merge the Innovation Excellence and … Continue reading

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Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund

Voluntary organisations can apply for the Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) grant funding for 2015 to 2016. Please note the tight deadline for this fund: The closing dates are: midday 13 March 2015 for registration and completion of … Continue reading

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GlaxoSmithKline IMPACT Awards Open to Applications

The IMPACT Awards recognise and reward small to medium-sized charities in the UK that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health.  The Awards recognise excellence in existing work and do not seek to fund new projects. Applications should meet … Continue reading

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National Funding and Support Information

National support for voluntary sector and charities in the UK One of the biggest trade retailers in the UK, Screwfix, has set up a charity that will provide grants for charities to fix, maintain and improve their properties – Civil Society … Continue reading

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