The above makes grants to UK Registered charities, which offer financial, and/or housing related support to:
- · Survivors of domestic abuse
- · Older people
If you think your work fits with the above criteria please see the funding criteria/guidelines for detailed information about the type of work they will support.
Small grants programme – this offers grants from £500 to £5,000 to registered charities with incomes of under £750,000 there are no deadlines the programme runs from 11th April 2011 to 12th March. 2012
More details: www.nationwidefoundation.org.uk
Community Tree Planting
Woodland Trust community tree packs are designed to help groups to plant more trees, hedges and copses in their local shared spaces – by a church, community centre or playground for example, or on patches of land currently unused.
They have 1000 free tree packs available for groups to apply for this autumn and more for 2012, to view pack and tree sizes and how to apply visit www.woodlandtrust.org.uk and select “ more trees more good.”
Four Acre Trust
Grants range between £3000 - £75,000 for Registered Charities
Training for work – they support schemes that encourage unemployed people into work, many applications they receive are for projects that are the responsibility of the statutory authorities. – they are only interested in work that is clearly charitable.
Charities providing training for people with a learning disability need to demonstrate they have a clear plan to move participants from training into work.
They also have the under mentioned schemes:
- · Breaks and holidays for young people
- · School holiday activity schemes
- · Adventure and other training centres
- · Youth work in local communities
Grants can be for core costs or specific purposes, but applications must clearly show what the need is and how it is to be met, they prefer to support Young People more often than old, Revenue expense rather than capital, Building long-term relationships. Core costs if necessary. Trustees meet August, October, and December.
More details from the website: www.fouracretrust.org.uk
Financial assistance is available for organisations to carry out UK-based or international projects to improve and encourage the safe use of the Internet for education, inclusion and other charitable purposes. See the Website for an Extended Description at www.nominettrust.org.uk. They support initiatives that contribute to a safe and accessible Internet used to improve lives and communities.
To be eligible projects must:
- · Be a new initiative or a distinctive extension of an existing project
- · Be original, and innovative or provide a fresh and different approach to an existing project
- · Have a wide reach or demonstrable potential in the long term
- · Make a significant difference to the users
- · Have the Internet at the core.
The projects must benefit: Young: Elderly: Disabled and sick: the disadvantaged:
The next application deadline is 14th September 2011
Fidelio Charitable Trust
The trust provides grant funding to help individuals and organisations of exceptional ability in the UK and who would not otherwise be able to carry out artistic projects or activity without financial support. Grants are available up to £5000. In particular the programme wishes to fund work in the following areas:
- · Dramatic Arts
- · Operatic Arts.
- · Music,
- · Speech,
- · Dance
Next deadline: 1st October 2011 For Guidelines see www.fideliocharitabletrust.org.uk
Concertina Trust (Music Grants for Older People)
The trust makes grants to charitable bodies, which provide musical entertainment and related activities for the elderly, they are keen to support smaller organisation, which might otherwise find it difficult to gain funding. Some examples of previous funding
has been to care homes for the elderly to provide musical entertainment, Music therapy workshops see website for more information
Next deadline 31st October 2011 www.concertinamusic.org.uk/Grants .php
Wren (small grants scheme)
To be eligible to apply for funding you must:
- · Apply for capital funding of between £2.000 and 15,000
- · Have a project of less than £50,000
- · Project based on the following:
Country Park: Public Park: Skate Park: Playground: Public footpath/towpath: Cycleway: Bridleway: Museum: Recreation Ground: Nature reserve: Village Green:
In addition your project must also be accessible to the general public, be able to demonstrate plans for future maintenance and management, be completed within 12 months, demonstrate value for money and need. To be within 10 miles of Wrens operating area
More details: www.wren.org.uk or 01953 717165
BT Community Connections
The BT Community Connections scheme has opened for a second 2011 round.
The awards scheme is intended to provide voluntary groups and charitable organisation working to benefit the community in the UK with IT equipment and Internet access. Successful applicants to the programme will receive a laptop and one-year free broadband Internet connection. They are keen to target areas of deprivation, which normally receive little or no funding and would otherwise have no IT provision.
The award will be 12 months free connection to BT Business Total Broadband Advance, which includes features described in the standard products and services terms.
The deadline is 15th September 2011 and the winners will be notified by 12 November.
For more details and application details: www.btcommunityconnections.org.uk
Caron Keating Foundation
Grants are available to cancer charities in Britain to support all types of cancer causes.
The maximum value is £25,000 however the majority of grants are for a much lower amount.
Applications can be submitted at any time for the eligible expenditure:
- · Equipment to aid cancer detection
- · Counselling services
- · Different types of hospice care, both at home and in the Hospice itself
- · Drivers to take cancer patients to and from treatment centres
- · Complementary therapies to help with pain control
- · Bereavement counselling.
More details from www.caronkeating.org.
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