This Week's Funding News wc 19th August 2019

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New or Updated Funding Initiatives

Ulster Garden Villages: The Common Fund

Ulster Garden Villages Limited primarily allocates funds to projects within NI that in general will improve the quality of life in the local community.  As one of the largest grant-making trusts in Northern Ireland UGV gives grants totalling in the region of £1.5m each year.

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Music for All

Music for All provides grants for both individuals and groups to enable more people to access musical instruments and lessons and music programmes for the community.

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Community Relations Council: Media Grant Scheme

The Media Grant Scheme supports a range of media products including digital content projects, infographics, television, radio, video and podcasts. The scheme is primarily for the creation of new material but may include the diversification of existing resources to increase their use with appropriate audiences. 

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

ESB: Energy for Generations Fund

ESB has been supporting initiatives in the areas of suicide prevention and homelessness since 2005. The Energy for Generations Fund introduced a new focus on education in 2014, which recognises the need for educational supports at all levels to ensure that Ireland has the skills it needs to compete effectively in the future.  Each year the Fund awards €1 million in direct funding through a quarterly fund to charities working in the areas of suicide prevention, alleviation of homelessness and education access and support.

Q3 Application Deadline 06 Sep 2019

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Greenhall Foundation

The objective of the Green Hall Foundation is to sustainably improve lives: among the sick, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged particularly in the UK. Overseas projects are also supported provided that the applicant charity is registered in the UK.

Opening Date: 9am 01 Sep 2019

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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.

Life Changing Transitions Opening Date 02 Sep 2019

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Idlewild Trust

Idlewild Trust is an independent grant-making trust that runs two grants programmes supporting specific areas within conservation and the arts.  Idlewild Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 and in 2017 awarded 39 grants totalling £141,091 an average of £3,618.

Application Deadline: Midnight 05 Sep 2019

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