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Surrey County Council – Members’ Community Allocations

In Funding News by Nina Porter

Each county councillor has £5,000 funding for 2019/20 to help residents, voluntary and community organisations deliver activities that benefit local people in their neighbourhoods. This funding is known as Members’ Community Allocation.  The following Members still have some of their allocation available for 2019/20: £603 – County Councillor Natalie Bramall £1750 – County Councillor Zully Grant-Duff £1000 – County Councillor Ken …

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Gatwick Airport Community Trust Funding

In Funding News by Nina Porter

Funding applications are now being accepted by Gatwick Airport Community Trust (GACT).  The application window will close on 16 March 2020. (Remember to allow time for posting!). GACT supports schemes that are targeted towards the development of young people, the arts, sporting facilities, environmental improvement and conservation, improvements to community facilities, volunteering, the elderly and the disabled.  The normal level …

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Community Foundation for Surrey – Consultation on the Grant Application Process

In Consultation, Funding News by Nina Porter

If you have ever submitted an application to the Community Foundation for Surrey, then they would welcome your feedback on the process.  The Community Foundation is currently running an online consultation which is anonymous and takes just 3 minutes to complete.  See here for the survey. Help to make applying for funding better for everyone – a good use of …

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East Surrey Funding Event – 28 November 2019

In News, Funding News by Nina Porter

Presentations from the East Surrey Funding Event held on 28 November 2019 are now available in the “Downloads” section of the VARB website. Click here. If you are interested in Fundraising training see here for details of “Preparing Funding Applications” training and here for “Digital Fundraising” Workshop – both taking place in January 2020. These events are supported by Surrey …

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National Garden Scheme

In Funding News by Siti

Is your local community in need of gardening funds? National Garden Scheme – Community Gardens Award The funding is for gardening projects carried out within local communities. No fixed minimum or maximum amount is set but awards do not usually exceed £5,000. The funding is only available to projects in England and Wales run by amateur gardeners within community groups. …

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Holiday Grants for Children

In Funding News by Siti

Check if your organisation can benefit from this holiday grants for children. Henry Smith – Holiday Grants for Children Funding is available to organisations working with children aged 13 or under who are experiencing disadvantage or have disabilities and are living in an area of high deprivation, with priority being given to those living in the 20% most deprived areas …

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BBC Children In Need Fund

In Funding News by Siti

Does your organisation works and support children in need? You can apply and benefit from this fund. BBC Children In Need funding for organisation working with children BBC Children in Need supports not for profit organisations working with children and young people of 18 years and under, experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any kind of disability Behavioural …

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Cold Weather Fund

In Funding News by Siti

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) – Cold Weather Fund – deadline 6 December 2019 The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) are providing up to £1 million of the Cold Weather Fund to Homeless Link to administer funding to charitable organisations that are not commissioned by local authorities. The project’s overall aim is to financially …

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National Lottery Climate Action Fund open for applications

In Funding News by Nina Porter

The Climate Action Fund is a new 10-year, £100 million fund set up with money provided by the National Lottery Community Fund with the aim of reducing the carbon footprint of communities across the UK. The funding is expected to support a mix of different places, communities, themes and initiatives, across the UK.  The following funding is available through phase one: …

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“It’s a Wrap” – Fundraising and Publicity opportunity

In News, Funding News by Nina Porter

Local voluntary and community organisations have the opportunity to raise some funds  and generate publicity for their organisation by running the Christmas Gift Wrapping service for a day this December. How does it work? • A Christmas Gift wrap area will be set up on the ground floor of the Belfry Shopping Centre, Redhill from November 30 through to December …