This Week's Funding News wc 18th November 2019

New or Updated Funding Initiatives

Scott Bader: Commonwealth Global Charity Fund

Global Charity Fund for young or disadvantaged people, especially anyone suffering deprivation and discrimination, such as poor, homeless and vulnerable women and children, Minority communities, particularly if affected by: poverty, lack of education, malnutrition and disease.  (Note they will only consider applications for funding of projects overseas from UK registered charities or charities already known to them.)

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Charity Digital (formerly tt-exchange Programme)

Enables eligible charities to gain access to donated technology products. You can choose from over 140 products from Donor Partners such as Microsoft, Symantec, Cisco and Adobe.  Administrative fee for each donation request but charities typically make savings of between 92-96% on retail prices.

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Community Foundation for NI: Civic Innovation Programme

Will support projects that can deliver greater public influence over key societal issues as well as demonstrating how a more participative and deliberative model of democracy can build a better NI.  Will formally commence at the Community Foundation’s Democracy Day event on 29th January 2020, delivered in partnership with the Imagine Belfast Festival but you can register an expression of interest now.

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Community Foundation for NI: Community Innovators Programme

The first programme of its kind in NI offering grants of up to £10,000 for organisations who want support to explore and develop new solutions to a real world challenge facing communities.  Participants will also learn a really practical social innovation method for use across their organisation. The programme is a partnership between the Community Foundation and WorkWest.

Closing Date (4pm) 29 Nov 2019

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Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council: Capital Grants for Sports Clubs

To support eligible local sports clubs in the development of new or the enhancement of existing facilities that meet evidenced based need. Clubs must be established for a minimum period of over 5 years. Applications must be for sporting facilities to enhance additional playing capacity by at least 50%.

Submission Deadline: 23:59, Saturday 30 Nov 2019


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Weavers' Company Benevolent Fund

Supports people in trouble, particularly young offenders and ex-offenders, and other disadvantaged young people. Preference given to pump priming new projects, especially those which are innovatory and can serve as a model elsewhere. Grants of up to £15,000 per annum may be awarded, but smaller applications are also welcomed.

Closing Date 30 Nov 2019

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