This Week's Funding News wc 20th May 2019

New or Updated Funding Initiatives

NEW Community Foundation for NI: Transformation and Growth Fund

Supports grassroots organisations addressing local housing and homelessness issues by providing organisational development grants to build sustainability, develop ideas and deploy innovative solutions to support people in vulnerable housing situations.  Grants between £10,000 and £25,000 for 12 months.

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The Jerusalem Trust

The Jerusalem Trust (one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts) was set up to advance the Christian religion and promote Christian organisations and the charitable purposes and institutions they support and to advance Christian education and learning.

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Unltd: Spaces 4 Change

A UK wide programme to fund, support and connect young people aged 16-24 to start and run social ventures that unlock the potential of unused or under-utilised spaces for the benefit of the local community, especially other young people. 

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Coca Cola Thank You Fund

The €100,000 Thank You Fund seeks to fund projects that inspire and support young people aged 16 – 25 in Ireland and NI to transform their lives.  Individual prize funds worth €5,000, €10,000 or €20,000.

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Hilden Charitable Fund

The Fund has allocated a small budget to help community groups with income under £150,000 to run summer play schemes for disadvantaged communities.  Some priority will be given to projects which show they are inclusive of children aged 5 to 18 years from refugee families, and show BME involvement.

Summer Play Scheme 2019 Closing Date: Tuesday 04 June 2019

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Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Act for Change Fund

A £3.6 million joint initiative between Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation (EFF) in partnership with the National Lottery Community Fund, they want to fund young people with experience of inequality or injustice to lead social action activities in the UK to create change.  Grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 over two years.

Application Form Deadline 03 June 2019

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Les Mills Fund for Children

Provides grants to charities and organisations who they believe will do their most to improve the education and physical and emotional wellbeing of children aged 0-16.

Closing Date (5pm) 01 Jun 2019

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