This Week's Funding News wc 13th May 2019

New or Updated Funding Initiatives

The Marsh Christian Trust

The Trust focuses on providing funding which could help small organisations pay for various running costs, such as volunteer expenses, training days, equipment maintenance and other core outgoings. The nature of their funding is to support established charities and not to provide start-up costs.

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Comic Relief: Bridging the Gaps: Strengthening Mental Health Support for Children and Young people

Comic Relief are seeking proposals from those working on providing mental health support to children and young people at an early stage so that they are aware of their mental health and can build resilience as they grow and develop.   The country focus for funding is Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Nigeria, United Kingdom or Zambia, with funding available for a minimum of 3 to a maximum of 5 years from £150k up to £700k.

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Esmee Fairbairn Foundation: Young People Leaving Care

Spending over £2m a year for at least 5 years, the Young People Leaving Care programme will support projects that see care leavers supported by the system and by their networks to feel emotionally stable and be financially secure, ultimately making a successful transition to independence.  

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Social Justice Small Grants Programme

The Social Justice Small Grants Programme, funded by Atlantic Philanthropies, aims to support local community groups with projects and initiatives that contribute to peacebuilding, tackle the impact of poverty and austerity measures and/or give voice to excluded groups.

Closing Date (1pm)  31 May 2019

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The Acorn Fund: Giving Circle

Established by the Community Foundation for Northern Ireland to harness the energy and enthusiasm uniquely expressed by people living in Derry/Londonderry, the Acorn Fund is focused on channelling local and overseas giving and collaborating with others to direct giving where it will most impact.

Giving Circle Closing Date (1pm) 31 May 2019

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Thomas Wall Trust

The Trust consider applications for grants of up to £1,000 for small registered charities, running specific projects that address the educational and social needs of their communities.  They can also provide small grants to assist individuals with the cost of training courses that improve their chances of employment. 

Application Deadline for July 2019 Meeting 31 May 2019

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