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Big Give Christmas Challenge 2024

The deadline for applications is Friday 5 July 2024, 5pmAt Big Give, Christmas always comes early. The Christmas Challenge is the UK’s biggest match-funded campaign. For seven days, supporters of participating charities can double their donations and, in doing so, make an extraordinary difference to some of the world’s biggest challenges.Eligible organisations must be a UK-registered charity with…

Bernard Sunley Foundation

There is no deadline; applications are accepted year roundThe Bernard Sunley Foundation is a family grant-making foundation that supports registered charities and Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) in England and Wales working to raise the quality of life and provide greater opportunities for the young, the elderly, the disabled and the disadvantaged. There is a particular focus on…

Race Health Inequalities Welcomes Three New Leads

The Race Health Inequalities (RHI) programme is an initiative set up by the Nottingham City Place-Based Partnership (PBP) to tackle the health inequalities faced by many of Nottingham's Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. Since January 2021, it has been led by Donna Sherratt and Clive Foster, with Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) acting as executive sponsor. In the…

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Meet our newest Team Member - Chris Hill!

Chris makes his return to NCVS to take on the role of Social Enterprise Development Coordinator and feels right at home. With his experience as a Specialist Advisor for social entrepreneurs/enterprises and leading the 2019/20 NCVS Social Enterprise Support Programme, he's now partnering with Nottingham Trent University to expand support again in Nottingham. The project, Social Enterprise…

Chris Hill, Social Enterprise Development Coordinator
The Bramley Fund

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 12 February 2025The Bramley cooking apple was first seeded in Southwell by Mary Ann Brailsford in 1809. A local nurseryman, Henry Merryweather, 17 years old, saw its potential and cultivated the Bramley apple from cuttings. The Bramley Fund is championed by the great-grandson of Henry Merryweather, Roger.Community groups and local charities can apply for…

Kynan Eldridge Fund

The deadline for applications is Monday 14 March 2025Grants of up to £500 are available to support young people who are using music, both modern and classical, to help them overcome personal challenges and achieve their full potential. The fund is open to individuals and community and voluntary groups supporting musical activity.The funding can be used:For new equipment for start-ups and new…

The Gemini Fund

The deadline for applications is Monday 1 July 2024Grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 are available to constituted voluntary and community groups, locally registered charities, Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs), Community Interest Companies (CICs), companies limited by guarantee with charitable aims, and social enterprises.Grants are available to qualifying projects under the…

Persimmon Homes Community Champions 2024

Applications are reviewed on a quarterly basisPersimmon Homes has 30 offices across the country that will each make a donation of up to £6,000 every quarter to those local organisations that are the lifeblood of their communities. Smaller donations are also available.To apply, complete their online form, telling them why your charity or group deserves to be supported, along with the amount of…

The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund

The deadline for applications is Monday 27 May 2024, 12 noonThe Triangle Trust is accepting applications from voluntary sector organisations supporting young women and girls who are either caught up in the criminal justice system or on the edge of it. Organisations must be led by and for women and girls to be eligible for funding.Grants of between £10,000 and £80,000 are available for projects…

Funding available for homeless charities

There is a rolling deadline for applications. The next deadline will be Saturday 15 June 2024, 5pmUK-registered charities that support the homeless can apply for up to £5,000 in funding from Help the Homeless.Funding will only be provided for 'capital' projects not core or running costs. All applications must relate to projects that assist individuals in their return to mainstream society, rather…