This is a quick round-up of a number of funding opportunities you could consider – full details and more funding opportunities will come in our next Newsletter.
Funding Opportunities

Greggs Local Community Projects Fund –up to £2000 – deadline 30th September 2016

Is your organisation/project working with people who are living in poverty, disabled, homeless, isolated, voluntary carers?
Is your organisation/project working to improve resilience through for example, sessional activities/respite support,equipment for sessional activities, trips and residential breaks?
Then this fund may be for you. Click on the link below for more information:

https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/grants/local-community-projects-fund
If you need any assistance please contact Sharon Nanan-Sen by email:
Snanan-sen@wolverhamptonvsc.org.uk

 

2017 GSK IMPACT Awards – Core funding and free training for health charities

GSK’s IMPACT Awards reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people’s health. Organisations must be at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with income between £25,000 and £2 million. Up to 20 awards will be made ranging from £3,000 to £40,000 plus free training valued at up to £6,000. Organisations will also have a film made, receive help with press and publicity and be given a set of promotional materials.

To apply or to view winners’ films go to: www.kingsfund.org.uk/gskimpactawards

Hear from this year’s winners about applying and the benefits of winning an award: https://vimeo.com/171400225

Closing date: 21 September 2016
Biffaward
Funding that helps to build communities and transform lives through community and environmental projects in one of the following themes:

* Cultural Facilities
* Rebuilding Biodiversity
* Community Buildings
* Recreation

SMALL Grants Scheme – £250-£5,000
FLAGSHIP Scheme – £150,000 – £500,000.

Especially for projects that are unique, exciting, and original in that region!

http://www.biffa-award.org/apply-for-funding

PRISM Grant Fund

The fund for the Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material (PRISM Fund) supports the acquisition and/ or conservation of any object or group of objects illustrating the history of any branch of science, industry or technology.

Eligible applicants include archives, libraries, preservation trusts and museums. Organisations will need to provide 50% match funding either in money or in-kind (staff costs, etc).

http://www.artscouncil.org.uk/funding/prism

Digital Research & Development Fund for Arts and Culture

Looking to support arts and cultural organisations across England who want to work with digital technologies to expand their audience reach and engagement, or explore new business models.

Specifically, they want to invite arts and cultural organisations to submit projects that test digital propositions around audience reach/engagement and new business models that are of interest to the arts and cultural sector.

Grants are awarded up to £100,000.

http://www.nesta.org.uk/news/digital-rd-fund-arts-opens

Reaching Communities England

Funds projects that improve or replace existing buildings where a wide range of community activities take place.
Reaching Communities funds projects that help people and communities who are most in need.

£100,000-£500,000 is available for large capital projects

https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/prog_reaching_communities?tab=3&
Live UnLtd

Provides young people with exciting opportunities to develop their community for the better including; starting up their own businesses, sports teams, recreational groups and host events. This is coupled with a model of non-financial support from a designated development manager in their region.

Award of up to £5000 available.

http://youngunltd.org.uk/about-young-unltd/#
Prince’s Trust – Community Cash Awards
Grants to help young people set up a project that will benefit their community. Projects must be run and managed by people between the ages of 14 and 25, clearly benefit the local community, benefit the people running the project; and be a new or developing project.

Awards up to £3,000.

https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help

 

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