Funding

Sourcing Funding made simple. Contact us soon as there are deadlines.

We have been assisting with sourcing funding and fund applications, and supportive information and documents for many years.  We work around your particular organisation and it’s specific needs so your project will receive what it is entitled to, in a holistic way.  Each funder has different requirements so let us assess your project and service users benefits for you, for free and then guide you in the right direction to retrieve the funds your projects need.

We consider all the assets and capital (equipment and funds) necessary for small, large or a group of projects.   A whole array of funders are available to source funds, whether it be via grants or loans, government, private or from larger charities.  We provide you the information and we work together in making sure you can develop or build fairly and productively.

Contact us with any projects in need of a specialist in any information technology, management, accounting or finance area.

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NCVS Funding News

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Scottish Power’s Energy People Trust Announces 2017 Deadlines

The Scottish Power Energy People Trust is accepting applications from charitable organisations in England, Scotland and Wales that work to help people whose lives are affected by fuel poverty with the first deadline of 18 January 2017.

The Energy People Trust, with funding from ScottishPower and voluntary donations from independent supporters, provides grants to grassroots organisations that help people who are on low incomes, live in poor housing or suffer ill health. Since its formation in 2005 the Trust has given more than £13 million in grants to projects.

Charitable organisations can apply for grants of up to £50,000 to support projects or schemes covering the following:

  • Energy     efficiency measures – improving home energy efficiency through draught     proofing, insulating and/or other practical measures.
  • Income     maximisation – providing funding to front line charities that carry out     benefits advice to households missing out on financial help that they are     entitled to through welfare benefits and tax credits.
  • Fuel     debt assistance – providing assistance, or funding the provision by other     persons of assistance, to reduce or cancel debts for household electricity     or gas supply, where such assistance is provided as part of a package of     measures aimed at providing customers with long-term relief from fuel     poverty.
  • Any     combination of the above.

A maximum of 30 fully completed applications will be presented to the Trustees at any one meeting and applications are considered on a first come, first served basis. Any eligible and complete applications not dealt with will be carried forward to the next meeting.

There are three application deadlines in 2017: 18 January, 24 May and 4 October.

Click here for more information: http://www.energypeopletrust.com/content/default.asp?page=s4

December 23, 2016

Screwfix Foundation

The Foundation raises funds throughout the year to support causes that will change people’s lives. They work with both national and local charities donating much needed funding to help all sorts of projects, from repairing buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating the homes of people living with sickness or disability.

Application Form: Available to download from the website below

Deadline: Applications can be submitted at any time.

Contact: The Screwfix Foundation, Trade House, Mead Avenue, Yeovil, BA22 8RT

Email: foundation@screwfix.com

Website: www.screwfix.com/jsp/landing.jsp?id=ScrewfixFoundation

December 23, 2016

February Half Term Diversionary Tender Invitations

Groundwork would like to invite applications from partner organisations to deliver Diversionary Youth activities in Area 3 (Aspley, Bilborough and Leen Valley Wards) for the February Half Term Holiday period between 13th February 2017 to the 17th February 2017.

They have allocated £2000 of Area Based Grant Funding for these activities for this period.

The deadline is short, with completed applications expected by close of play Friday 13th January 2017.

Any queries, application forms, or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact Steve Burch – Steve.Burch@groundworknottingham.org.uk

Opportunity Nottingham

Notice of a forthcoming opportunity to be advertised in January 2017, to develop and coordinate a Practice Development Unit for agencies working with people who have multiple needs(offending/homelessness/substance misuse/mental health) on behalf of Opportunity Nottingham.

In order to access this opportunity you will be required to register in advance of the tender via the e-procurement system portal:- www.eastmidstenders.org.

Once the tender is advertised, the tender documents may then be obtained via the portal at:- www.eastmidstenders.org.

www.opportunitynottingham.co.uk

December 19, 2016

ChurchCare Open to Applications

Grants are available for Anglican churches across England.

ChurchCare, the Church of England’s national resource to support parish churches and cathedrals offers grants to Anglican churches across England to help care for, preserve and conserve these buildings.

Grants are available under the following funding streams:

  • Grants for Paintings and Wall Paintings – Grants usually totalling up to £8,000 are available for projects which conserve paintings and wall paintings. Wall paintings and paintings on canvas or wood are eligible for grant aid provided they are of artistic and historical significance and in need of urgent repair. Paintings of social importance to the parish (eg hatchments) are also eligible but it is recommended that     applications be supported by historical documentation.
    The deadline for     applications is 19 December 2016.
  • Grants     for Clocks – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve all mechanical clocks,     including early electro-mechanical clocks. The project must involve     overhaul and repair of the movement and/or dial motion work. Repair and     redecoration of the dial itself is only considered when the dial is     ancient and of historical interest and the treatment is     conservation-based.
    The deadline for     applications is 30 January 2017.
  • Grants     for Fabric Repairs – Grants with no minimum or     maximum specified value are available for projects involving working     including roof repairs, masonry repairs, rainwater and drainage works.
    The deadline for     applications is 13 February 2017.
  • Grants     for Organs – grants usually totalling up     to £8,000 are available for projects which conserve an organ in its     present state and for schemes where the proposed works restore a clearly     established earlier historic state but not for speculative works. Funding     is available for organs which are over 70 years old. Such instruments will     normally be examples of organ building work which retain the character of     the original organ and its builder, with a minimum of alteration.     Significant instruments of a later date can be considered for grant aid.     Organ cases of historic merit are eligible for consideration.
    The deadline for     applications is 3 April 2017.
  • Grants     for Bells – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve all bells and bell frames     identified by the Church Buildings Council as being of historic significance.     This refers to all bells cast before 1700 and historic bell frames. Bells     and bell frames of a later date can be considered where there is a strong     reason based on historic interest. Projects must include conservation     treatment of the bells themselves, such as removal of cast in     crown-staples, turning, welding cracked bells, or conservation of a     historic bell frame. They should also follow the Council’s Code of     Practice.
    The deadline for applications is 2 May 2017.
  • Grants for Monuments – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve monuments which are of artistic or historical significance. Monuments of social importance to the parish are also eligible.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants for Timberwork – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve timberwork. To be eligible, the structures must be of artistic or historical significance.     It is recommended, when appropriate, that applications address the relationship of timberwork structures with the building fabric.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants     for Textiles – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve textiles. To be eligible,     the textiles must be of artistic or historical interest. Victorian and post-Victorian textiles of artistic significance are eligible, provided  the provenance is established. The upgrading of storage and display  facilities to conservation standards is also eligible.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants for Metalwork – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve decorative metalwork. To be eligible, the object must be of artistic or historical interest. The conservation and re-mounting of monumental brasses (when the original slab is missing) is eligible but preference is given to the use of stone as mounting material. Proposals should reflect the historical use of objects.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants for Churchyard Structures – Grants usually totaling up to  £8,000 are available for projects which conserve churchyard structures.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants for Church Plate – Grants with no minimum or maximum specified value are available to help Anglican churches repair church plate and ensure its regular use by congregations.
    The deadline for applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants  for Books and Manuscripts – Grants usually totalling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve projects which books and     manuscripts. Historical books and manuscripts, when in the care of the     parish, are eligible for grant aid.
    The deadline for     applications is 22 May 2017.
  • Grants for Stained Glass – Grants usually totaling up to     £8,000 are available for projects which conserve stained glass and historical plain glazing.
    The deadline for applications is 24 July 2017.

Further information and online application forms can be accessed online at the ChuchCare website.

The Link is: http://www.churchcare.co.uk/

December 12, 2016

StreetSmart Welcomes Applications for 2017 Funding

The charity StreetSmart provides grant funding to charitable organisations which deliver projects aimed at helping the homeless make a better life for themselves in Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow and participating areas of England.

StreetSmart offers grants of between £500 and £20,000 for charitable projects that help homeless adults and children through crucial stages in their progress to become a valued member of the community. They do this by focusing on:

  • Mental     and physical health.
  • Employability.
  • Sustained     independent living.

Examples of eligible activities include the following:

  • Outreach teams searching for the ‘hidden’ homeless, ie men and women, the young and old, the alone and vulnerable.
  • Day centres providing basic human needs, companionship, and help.
  • Advice and advocacy, ie family mediation, obtaining benefits, seeking accommodation.
  • Health and wellbeing issues, ie mental health, substance abuse, counselling.
  • Supported housing and therapeutic activities.
  • Education and training, ie life skills and employment opportunities.
  • Helping people find a permanent place to live and an occupation.

Applications are welcomed from charitable organisations that work with homeless people in Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow as well as Bath, Bedford, Berkshire, Birmingham, Brighton & Hove, Bristol, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cornwall, Essex, Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Surrey and Wakefield.