Community Improvements Fund

May 3, 2016

The Community Improvements Fund has now gone live, please pass this information onto local groups who want to apply for funding for their capital projects. Most of the criteria is the same as last year – for grants between £10,000 and £30,000 – but applicants must have all their permissions in place and three comparable […]

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The Lloyds Bank Foundation

May 3, 2016

  The Lloyds Bank Foundation receives ongoing and sustainable funding from Lloyds Banking Group. Lloyd’s funding programmes offer short and long term grants. Support is adapted to the needs of small and medium sized charities that are committed to delivering work which breaks or prevents cycles of disadvantage.  Applications are now open.  Click here for […]

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The Youth Fund

May 3, 2016

The Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is about helping young people (aged 14-25) in the most precarious positions, where making the transition to adult independence is most challenging, and those who are most vulnerable. The Fund supports organisations which work with young people in a way that recognises and builds on their strengths […]

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Applications open to bag a share up to £12,000 for community projects

April 19, 2016

Tesco are inviting local community groups and good causes to apply for their share of a £12 million carrier bag charge fund. The supermarket teamed up with Groundwork to launch its Bags of Help initiative, which sees grants of £12,000, £10,000 and £8,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to environmental and greenspace […]

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Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ funding workshop

April 15, 2016

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 11.30am-1pm at Ashford Middlesex Tesco Extra, Town Ln, Stanwell, Staines-upon-Thames, Middlesex, TW19 7PZ Come and join us to learn more about the new funding scheme and how to apply for it. There will also be time for your questions! Book your place here: anke.thurm@groundwork.org.uk or ring 07736132697. More info: www.groundwork.org.uk/tesc Tesco Bags of […]

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Grants for websites

April 6, 2016

The Transform Foundation helps charities overcome barriers to reach their digital potential. The £18,000 New Website Grant provides not for profit organisations with a new website built on a charity-specific platform. The stage 1 application can be filled in at  https://www.transformfoundation.org.uk/  

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MOD Armed Forces Covenant Fund

March 17, 2016

The MOD Armed Forces Covenant Fund page has just been updated with information on the new priorities for 2016. It includes full guidelines on each priority and dates for submitting bids. Please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/covenant-fund  for further information on the new priorities. The fund opens for grants up to £20,000 on 4 May with a closing […]

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Bags of Help funding scheme – round two

March 15, 2016

The Tesco ‘Bags of Help’ funding scheme opens for another round on 18 April 2016. The money raised through the 5p bag charge will go to community open spaces for a second time this year. The first round has just successfully finished with funding going to over 60 projects in Sussex & Surrey. Groundwork continues […]

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Surrey Community Buildings Scheme

February 16, 2016

The Surrey Community Buildings Scheme is a partnership scheme jointly funded by Surrey County Council and nine district and borough councils and administered by Surrey Community Action. Capital grants are available to village halls, community centres and voluntary youth buildings. Each year the Community Buildings Grant Scheme provides £150,000 for improvements to community halls which […]

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Community gardening project funding

February 16, 2016

As part of this year’s Britain in Bloom campaign the Royal Horticultural Society is looking for community gardening projects which benefit local health and wellbeing. You might be using gardening to bring new groups together and reduce social exclusion, to encourage outdoor activity in the fresh air, reconnect people with seasonal food or simply promote […]

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