Paul Hamlyn Foundation shares review of its UK grant-making

Paul Hamlyn Foundation shares review of its UK grant-making 24 August 2017 Almost a quarter of applicants are successfully applying to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation - we like those odds! This report might help you to improve your chances even further. PHF has a particular interest in supporting young people and a strong belief in the importance of the arts. PHF has six priorities for its work in the UK:    Supporting imaginative people to nurture exciting ideas Widening access and participation in the arts Improving people's education and learning through the arts

Anchor funds social inclusion work by Christian Charities, 31 Jan

Anchor funds social inclusion work by Christian Charities, deadline 31 Jan 2018 24 August 2017 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. Only in exceptional circumstances will grants be given for building work. Previously funded projects include:  

Ernest Cook, large grant deadline 31 Jan 18 (small grants anytime)

Ernest Cook Trust, large grant deadline 31 Jan 18 (small grants anytime) 30 August 2017 Schools, charities and not for profit organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest in the countryside; and literacy, numeracy and science can apply for funding to the Ernest Cook Trust (ECT). Small or large? The Trust operates two grant making programmes: » The small grants programme (under £4,000) » The large grants programme (grants in excess of £4,000). Previous projects supported (examples only):

Craven Trust deadlines to 2018

Craven Trust deadlines to 2018 28 September 2017 Grants of between £100 and £1,500 are available to local voluntary and community groups for projects that improve the quality of life of local people living within the Craven Trust area. The funding is intended to support projects that build better and stronger local communities for the benefit of future generations. Criteria

Grow Wild community project grants, deadline 15 January 2018

Grow Wild community project grants, deadline 15 January 2018 15 November 2017 Have you got an exciting idea for a project that brings people together through activities that help connect their community and celebrate UK native wild flowers, plants and/or fungi? Grow Wild's community project grants programme is now open for applications. What can be funded? Grow Wild is awarding funding of £2,000 or £4,000 to groups and projects that: Stand out from the crowd: listen to your beneficiaries - be creative together, try something new that reaches new audiences.

Protect your charity from fraud - advice from Charity Commission

Protect your charity from fraud - advice from Charity Commission 15 November 2017 The Charity Commission has updated guidance on preventing fraud. This includes several e-learning videos that trustees, staff and volunteers may find useful.  It can be easy to think that fraud is only an issue that happens at large national organisations but it is a significant potential issue for any group. Take a look at some examples of fraud news stories in Bradford district. Details from the Charity Commission:

Weston Charity Awards, deadline 12 January 2018 (5pm)

Weston Charity Awards, deadline 12 January 2018 (5pm) 5 December 2017 The Weston Charity Awards 2018 are open for applications. Mentoring, publicity and financial support will be awarded to 20 charities working in the fields of Youth, Welfare and Community. "To be eligible to apply, charities must have the following: A registered charity number Be working in the fields of Welfare, Youth or Community At least one paid full-time member of staff in a leadership position Income less than £5 million Provide direct services to beneficiaries"

Nesta, Rethinking Parks awards

Nesta, Rethinking Parks awards 7 December 2017 Nesta has launched Rethinking Parks a programme with two different awards that will help support "parks innovators". The fund has a total of £2million to allocate. The funder is defining parks as "public open spaces laid out formally for leisure and recreation."

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