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Friday 31 July 2020
Sonia Tyrna, Marketing Officer at Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP), writes... Homeowners in England could receive substantial financial support towards the cost of home energy improvements, according to new government plans. It has been indicated that the new Green Homes Grant, announced by the government at the beginning of the month, will provide low-income households with grants of up to £... Read More
Wednesday 29 July 2020
Due to high demand, the Government-funded Coronavirus Community Support Fund has announced it will be closing for applications at 12noon on Monday 17 August 2020. The £200 million fund, which opened in May, is part of the Government's £750 million financial support package for charities and social enterprises in England and is managed by the National Lottery Community Fund. So far, It has awarded... Read More
New Tackling Loneliness Programme for the armed forces community
Wednesday 29 July 2020
Details of two new funding programmes have been released by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to support the armed forces community. The Force for Change Programme is a new, local grants scheme which will award one-year grants of up to £20,000 for projects that seek to promote social inclusion. In its first year, the fund is particularly focussed on tackling the impact of COVID-19, helping... Read More
New Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund set up
Wednesday 29 July 2020
A new initiative to tackle food poverty has been launched by The Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The trust, which is the only organisation dedicated to supporting the UK's former coal mining communities, has joined forces with Company Shop to award fast track funds (in the form of membership e-vouchers) to local projects that deliver food provision in the community, this includes food banks, food... Read More
Saturday 25 July 2020
Charities and not for profit organisations whose main focus is on providing support to refugees, asylum seekers or migrants can take advantage of a new £5 million COVID-19 Support Fund. The fund, set up by Barrow Cadbury Trust in partnership with the National Lottery Community Fund, will distribute emergency response funding to help relieve hardship caused by the pandemic among refugees, asylum... Read More
Friday 24 July 2020
Grants of up to £100,000 are available through the COVID-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme for community organisations in England that are facing financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic. The £9.5 million recovery scheme is aimed at organisations delivering services in their local community to support people who are at high risk from COVID-19, with an emphasis on Black,... Read More
Wednesday 15 July 2020
New funding has been announced to support Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) treatment and recovery organisations who have been working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. The response fund is being distributed by Collective Voice, the national alliance of drug and alcohol treatment charities, on behalf of the Government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and... Read More
New LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Fund to launch
Tuesday 14 July 2020
LGBTQ+ organisations and groups across the UK are being asked to register their interest for a new emergency fund which will provide grants of up to £15,000, to support organisations through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. METRO Charity in partnership with NAZ, Equality Network, The Rainbow Project, Umbrella Cymru, Yorkshire MESMAC and Birmingham LGBT will be cascading the £585,000 fund from... Read More
Tuesday 7 July 2020
A new £10 million fund has been set up in response to ongoing concern about COVID-19's economic impact on the charity sector. The Charity Survival Fund has been created by The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust and will provide core funding to help UK registered charities offset lost income in the current financial year. The fund is particularly aimed at supporting small and medium-sized charities with... Read More
Wednesday 24 June 2020
Localgiving has teamed up with Postcode Community Trust to provide a free annual Localgiving membership and a grant of  £500 to small charities and community groups. The Magic Little Grants Fund provides local charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation. Successful projects will support... Read More

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