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BFSS funding to support educational work in disadvantaged areas

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published March 6, 2017

Thank you to SCVO for forwarding this: Grants are available to support schools and registered charities that wish to undertake educational work with children and young people in disadvantaged areas. The British & Foreign Schools Society (BFSS) normally makes grants for educational projects totalling about £600,000 in any one year. The majority (85% of grants)Continue Reading

Did you know this about your local B&Q store?

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published March 5, 2017

Thanks to our colleague Steve Baylis for this: B&Q operates a community reuse scheme through all stores. The scheme is in place to donate unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. These items are donated on theContinue Reading

Up to £10,000 per year funding available

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published

Thanks to our colleague Steve Baylis for forwarding this: The Anchor Foundation provides grants of between £500 and £10,000 per year to Christian Charities that encourage social inclusion through ministries of healing and the arts. Funding can be awarded for up to three years. The Foundation will consider applications for either capital or revenue funding.Continue Reading

Biffa Awards – up to £75,00 available

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published February 28, 2017

Biffa Awards are part of the Landfills Communities Fund and currently provide funding for projects of between £10,000 and £75,000 under four different themes: Rebuilding Biodiversity, Community Buildings, Cultural Facilities, Recreation. The Biffa Award Board meets three times a year, at each meeting the Board considers applications from two different themes. The next meeting willContinue Reading

Up to £500,000 Big Lottery funding available

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published February 27, 2017

Thanks again to our colleague Steve Baylis for this: Reaching Communities England (Big Lottery) –Deadline: Rolling Voluntary or community groups can apply for grants of between £10,000 and £500,000 to cover the costs of projects which improve communities by using local knowledge, strengths and assets to test and implement the ideas which matter most toContinue Reading

Wider Impact Consultancy, Edwin Lewis