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Tuesday 31 March 2020
Over the past few weeks, we have been encouraged by a continued influx in volunteering requests from people in Nottingham looking to help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. We are also receiving regular requests for volunteers from organisations working on the frontline to support some of the city's most vulnerable. We encourage more people in Nottingham to get involved in supporting... Read More
Tuesday 31 March 2020
All National Lottery Community Fund funding decisions made in the next six months will be devoted to responding to the COVID-19 crisis - this will include releasing up to £300 million worth of funding.  The statement was made by National Lottery Community Fund CEO Dawn Austwick in a press release published last week. Dawn said, "In deciding how to implement this approach we have to make some... Read More
Tuesday 31 March 2020
** UPDATE 20/05/2020 - Applications are now paused as the need for this fund is greater than anyone expected. It is hoped the programme will expand and reopen in future **   The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched a £5 million emergency grant programme to support small charities during the COVID-19 crisis. CAF’s emergency fund offers one-off grants of up to £10,000 to small charities and... Read More
Tuesday 31 March 2020
Citizens Advice Nottingham & District is urging the public to be vigilant against fake Universal Credit websites operating in Nottingham.  When making a claim, the charity is asking people not to give out the long number and three-digit number on their bank card, as these wouldn't be requested during a genuine Universal Credit claim. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) only requests... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
Cadent Foundation is a new charitable foundation funded by the UK’s biggest gas network. Charities and community groups can apply for individual grants of between £100 and £100,000. The foundation has been set up to help make a positive and lasting change to local communities and the wider society within Cadent network. Over the next five years, the foundation has pledged to award £20 million in... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
Around £11 million has been raised by The National Emergencies Trust (NET) Coronavirus Appeal in just one week. The appeal was launched on 18 March in partnership with the British Red Cross, which manages the donations. Donations can be made online at the organisation's website. Local charities wishing to benefit from the fund should apply through their Community Foundations rather than directly... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
** UPDATE 20/05/2020 - Applications for funding were closed on 8 May 2020 **   The Standard Life Foundation is making funding available for work directly related to the coronavirus pandemic. Grants will be made to organisations which tackle financial problems and improve living standards for those on low-to-middle incomes in the UK. Grants will range from £5,000 to larger amounts and projects... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
Charities supporting women and girls are being invited to apply for a share of £15 million that is being offered through the government's Tampon Tax Fund. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 31 May 2020. The funding would need to benefit disadvantaged women and girls, tackle violence and support their mental health and wellbeing, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and... Read More
Friday 27 March 2020
Earlier in March we reported that the Bright Ideas Fund which supports new community business ideas had re-opened for applications. This funding programme is now on pause. Power to Change has suspended all current funding programmes, including the Bright Ideas programme, as it is focusing its attention on supporting community businesses affected by COVID-19. All future rounds of this programme... Read More
Tuesday 24 March 2020
Help those in urgent need cope with the impact of COVID-19. A new fund has been set up in Nottingham to help support the most vulnerable in the city during the COVID-19 crisis. The Robin Hood Fund will be administered by Nottingham City Council and given to those local people and organisations working on the frontline to support the city's most vulnerable at this time. Donations are being... Read More

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