Welcome to your weekly funding update, a mix of grant information and general funding news. If you would like a 1:1 funding support visit and funding searches specifically for your organisation please drop me a line.
The Trust awards grants to artists, small organisations and galleries within the United Kingdom to make it possible for artists and those presenting their work to undertake and complete projects when frustrated by lack of funds.
Deadline: 18th January
Youth Music Programme
Financial assistance is available to increase the number of children and young people across England that have the opportunity to take part in high quality musical activities.
Amount: £ 200,000
Deadline: 22nd January
SITA Trust Enhancing Communities Programme – Primary Fund
Grants are available to non-profit making organisations in qualifying areas of England, Scotland and Wales for improvements to local community facilities, historic buildings and structures, sport and recreation facilities.
Amount: £ 50,000
Deadline: 25th January
Postcode Community Trust
The Trust funds projects that help communities to overcome barriers to participation in creative and sustainable ways, and increase social cohesion through developing access to community facilities and activities.
Amount: £500 – £20,000
Deadline: 29th January
The Will Trust
The Trust makes grants to registered charities whose activities fall within the following three categories:
care of and services for blind people;
long-term care of people with learning disabilities
care of and services for people suffering from cancer, and their families
Amount: £5,000 – £20,000
Deadline: 31st January
The Foundation makes grants to Christian charities in the UK for projects that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts.
Amount: £500 – £10,000
Deadline: 31st January
Feminist Review Trust
Grants are available for projects in the UK and internationally that transform the lives of women.
Amount: £ 15,000
UK Youth and Starbucks: Youth Action Grants
Competition offering cash prizes for the most innovative ideas that can be turned into a commercial success. The 2016 Geovation Challenge question is ‘How can we better manage water in Britain, sustainably?’
Amount: £ 20,000
Deadline: 27 Jan 2016
Breakfast Clubs – training and grants package
Kellogg’s has teamed up with charity Forever Manchester and Northumbria University to provide free online training to help you run a successful breakfast club. Your breakfast club must already be set up and based in a school or community organisation and helps disadvantaged children. You can apply for this training up until 31 July 2016. Breakfast clubs who have successfully completed the training will be eligible to be assessed for further support from Kellogg’s, in the form of a sustainability grant to the value of £400.
Events and Training
Fundraising Responsibilities for Trustees
25 January 9.30 – 4.30
NCVO Conference Suite, London
Trustees have a clear role to play in the oversight of funding and income generation of an organisation. This session will help to clarify these roles and responsibilities. Click here for more information
Making the Ask, Making the Move
26th January 9.30 – 3.30
Voluntary Action Sheffield
Need some help with approaching businesses and/or individuals for donations? Don’t put off getting help any longer. This workshop will give you the opportunity to explore the principles behind and techniques for asking businesses and individuals for financial or in kind support. Click here for more information
Building a Successful Consortium
29th January 9.30 – 4.30
Location NCVO Conference Suite, London N1
This one day training course will be an intensive day outlining everything that you will need to do or think about in order to establish a voluntary-sector consortium. Click here for more information.
Acknowledgement: SYFAB and Funding Central