This Week's Funding News wc 23rd March 2020


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New or Updated Funding Initiatives

Paul Hamlyn Foundation: Ideas and Pioneers Fund

Supports people with unusual or radical ideas to improve the life chances and opportunities of people in the UK. Grants of up to £15,000 for individuals, partnerships or small organisations.

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Wesleyan Foundation Small Grants Fund

Managed by the Community Foundation for NI, the fund aims to support charities, constituted voluntary and community groups based in NI through grants of up to £2000 which focus on education, promoting health and wellbeing and providing local solutions to meet local needs, promote community cohesion and develop sustainable and supportive communities.

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Margaret Dobson Further Education Trust

Makes grants to support people with a learning disability after they reach normal school leaving age, to learn skills to help them live more independent lives.  The Trust is not large and grants are usually given in a range up to £3,000 to £10,000. 

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Rayne Foundation

Fund creative ways of tackling entrenched social issues through the arts, health, wellbeing, and education.  Three areas of special interest, Young People's Mental Health, Arts as a Tool to Achieve Social Change and Improved Quality of Life for Carers and for Older People. Grants typically £10,000 - £20,000 per annum for up to three years.

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

Thomas Devlin Fund

A bursary scheme that aims to provide offer grants of up to £1,750 to gifted, young people, aged between 15-19, interested in the arts, including creative arts, performing arts, and music.

Closing Date (9am) 09 Apr 2020

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ESB: Aughrim Landfill Programme

Managed by Groundwork NI, the programme aims to support projects working in the conservation and promotion of biodiversity projects and protection of social environment.  Grants available are from £5,000 to £10,000.

Closing Date (12 Noon) 10 Apr 2020

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