RAISE, a regional charity working to support the voluntary and community sector in the South East of England, in conjunction with local Community Foundations have launched the RAISE Challenge Fund across the South East to support aspirational thinking and initiative in voluntary sector activity.

This challenge fund aims to help groups and organisations to;

  • Grow
  • Develop
  • Overcome barriers.
  • Achieve greater results for their local communities

The Fund aims to support groups to develop innovation, leadership, creative thinking, resourcefulness and piloting activity. Support is available for all types of ideas, activity and organisations. Applications will be assessed on their creativity, reach and predicted benefits. Grants of between £2,500 and £10,000 will be awarded, although other amounts will be considered based on merit. For more information, click here.