This Week's Funding News wc 10th February 2020


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New or Updated Funding Initiatives

Community Foundation: Micro Grant

Offers grants up to £1000 and was established in recognition and celebration of the contribution of voluntary groups and people to our society and the need for a simple application process for small amounts of funding.   You do not have to have a constitution to apply.  Preference is for groups with an inome level under £10,000.  The maximum annual income level for applicants is £30,000.

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PRSF: The Open Fund for Organisations

The Open Fund for Organisations offers grants of up to £10,000 to support new music projects led by promoters, talent development organisations, venues, festivals, curators and large performance groups (i,e. 12 + performers).

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PetPlan Charitable Trust

Petplan Charitable Trust awards grants for the benefit of the health and welfare of dogs, cats, horses and rabbits.  To date they have distributed over £11,500,000 in grants.

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Beatrice Laing Trust

The Beatrice Laing Trust focus is on the relief of poverty and the advancement of the evangelical Christian faith, both at home and abroad. Financial support is given to a wide range of charities seeking to relieve poverty in its broadest sense, both throughout the UK and overseas. 

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Probation Board for NI: Boxing Equipment

The aim of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland is Changing Lives for Safer Communities and to that end the Board seeks to reduce offending; improve the rehabilitation of its service users; and thereby enhance community and personal safety.  In consequence of those objectives, PBNI now invites applications from boxing clubs to provide basic boxing training kit/equipment up to a maximum of £5000 for PBNI service users. 

Closing Date (4pm) 17 Feb 2020

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Money Saving Expert Charity

The MSE Charity is funded by Money Saving Expert and gives grants to not for profit organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.

Living with Long Term Challenges Closing Date 28 Feb 2020

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Canoe Foundation

Grants are available from £2,000 to £10,000 for clubs, community groups and regions with an active interest in, and project purpose of, wider canoeing participation.

Closing Date 28 Feb 2020

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Community Relations Council - Publications Grant Scheme

The Publications Grant Scheme provides grants of up to £5,000 to publishers to encourage the production and dissemination of publications that will  contribute to greater understanding and better community relations in Northern Ireland.

Closing Date (4pm) 28 Feb 2020

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