Rethinking Parks

      Big Lottery Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Nesta are once again partnering to invite applications to a new Rethinking Parks fund that will support innovative ideas to…

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Help the Homeless

          Makes capital grants to small and medium sized charitable organisations (with a turnover of less than £1million) whose aim is to help homeless people return…

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Community Foundation: Frederick Milburn Fund

Supports small groups and projects that will create a lasting legacy and benefit communities associated with the traditional industries linked to the River Tyne. Grassroots groups are especially encouraged to…

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Archives Revealed

Archives Revealed is a new partnership programme between The National Archives and The Pilgrims Trust. It is the only source of funding available in the UK dedicated to cataloguing and…

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Northern Powergrid Partnering Community Fund (Community Foundation)

      The aim of the fund is to provide financial support to initiatives that are aimed at: supporting local energy projects to get off the ground, including energy…

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High Sheriff Youth Awards

The High Sheriff Youth Awards Scheme, managed by County Durham Community Foundation, makes annual awards in recognition of groups in the community who encourage useful and beneficial pursuits for local…

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Community Foundation: Charles Robert Bell Fund

Focuses on groups supporting people with mental health issues and advancing mental health in North Tyneside, including ex-service personnel. The Fund will support: Group activities Sessional staff costs and volunteer expenses…

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Community Foundation: Wellesley Trust Fund

Supports organisations working with young people in Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham, including Darlington. In this round, the Community Foundation welcome applications from all organisations, regardless of whether…

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Northumbria PCC: Supporting Victims Fund

The aim of the fund is to build the capacity and maximise the potential of organisations to help ensure the improved provision of vital services to support victims of crime…

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Changes to Reaching Communities

Big Lottery Fund are changing the application process for Reaching Communities. This is an important part of their ambition to make it easier for groups and communities to apply for…

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BBC Children in Need: Main Grants

      BBC Children in Need give grants to projects that involve children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect…

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Heritage Lottery Fund: Sharing Heritage

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced the final deadline for applications to the Sharing Heritage Programme. Through the programme organisations can apply for grants for projects that help local…

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Success for Whitley and Monkseaton Bowling Club

A well-established bowling club with some 80 regular members, Whitley and Monkseaton Bowling Club were concerned that their men’s pavilion had become run down. Committee members contacted VODA for advice…

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Church Urban Fund: Together Grants

Summary: Offers grants of up to £5,000 for faith-based organisations to engage in social action, either for initiating or developing community work. The Fund is especially interested in funding projects…

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Tudor Trust

Summary: Tudor makes grants, and provides other types of support, to voluntary and community groups working in any part of the UK. They particularly want to help smaller, community-led organisations…

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Warburtons Community Grants (UK)

Summary: Warburtons’ main focus is on grassroots activities that have a positive effect on the aspirations, education, skills and employability of young people, as well as projects that are centred…

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