This Week's Funding News w/c 31st July 2017

New or Updated Funding Initiatives

The Prince of Wales's Charitable Foundation

The Foundation supports small grant applications from grassroots community-based UK projects that make a significant difference to people and their communities.  The small grants programme awards grants to a maximum value of £5,000. The average award is £1,500.

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Comic Relief: Active ageing: creating change in communities

This £1.5 million fund is to engage older people aged 65 and over from ‘harder to reach’ groups to get involved in opportunities which use their skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to their communities. They anticipate making between 15-25 grants across the UK.

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ChurchCare: Fabric Repairs

Grants are available for PCCs towards the eligible costs of essential fabric repairs in architecturally or historically significant Anglican churches in England, Wales, Scotland and NI. The grants are offered by The Wolfson Foundation and ChurchCare in partnership.

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Truemark Trust

The Trust supports small, locally-based UK registered charities carrying out neighbourhood based community projects and doing innovative work with less popular groups, particularly those involving education, older people, young people and people with disabilities.  The average grant is between £1,000-£2,000.

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Key Dates for your Fundraising Diary

UnLtd Do It Awards

This Scheme provides awards of up to £5,000 to individuals with an idea that will create social impact who need help to get started.  UnLtd operates a unique model by investing directly in individuals and offering a complete package of resources; from funding, to on-going advice, networking and practical support. 

Expressions of Interest Deadline 03 Aug 2017

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Co-operative Local Community Fund

The Co-operative Local Community Fund provides funding to local causes that their members care about.  Co-op members get 1% of everything they spend on Co-op products to give to a local cause that matters to them.  They give preference to projects run by small, local organisations.

Closing Date 8 Aug 2017

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DRILL (Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning)

A final call for disabled people, their organisations, academics and partners in NI to apply for grants of up to £150,000 for research and pilot projects to find out how disabled people can participate fully in society, achieving independent living. 

Final Open Call Closing Date 08 Aug 2017

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