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ASDA Foundation Community Grants Programme

Posted: October 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm


Grants of between £5,000 and £20,000 are available for not-for-profit organisations to develop stronger better connected communities across the UK by targeting the key social issues that are affecting local communities. Grants are available for not-for-profit organisations to develop stronger better connected communities across the UK by targeting the key social issues that are affecting […]

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Funding to Support Disadvantaged Young People

Posted: October 17, 2014 at 11:00 am


LandAid, the property industry’s charity which supports projects that help disadvantaged or homeless people (particularly young people) has announced that its grants programme is open for applications. Applicants can apply for capital grants with a minimum of £75,000 and a maximum of £150,000 per annum. The capital project can be the refurbishment, conversion, extension or […]

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The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme

Posted: October 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm


The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust, in partnership with Comic Relief and the Royal Commonwealth Society has announced a new grants programme to transform the lives of young people in selected countries across the Commonwealth. The Queen’s Young Leaders Programme will make grants of between £60,000 and £1 Million to organisations working with young people […]

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The Clothworkers Foundation: Small grants programme

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm


The Clothworkers’ Foundation was set up by The Clothworkers’ Company in 1977 and aims to improve the lives of people and communities, particularly those facing disadvantage. The Clothworkers’ Foundation awards capital grants to UK charities, bursaries and fellowships to qualified conservators. Max grant £10,000, average grant £7,000. In order to apply organisations need to be a registered […]

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Fidelio Trust

Posted: October 15, 2014 at 11:00 am


Deadline: 1 February 2015 The Fidelio Trust offers grants of up to £5,000 in support of the Arts, in particular the dramatic and operatic arts, music, speech and dance. The Trustees aim to help individuals and groups such as Colleges, Arts Festivals and other arts organisations who would not be able to carry out a […]

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Youth Music Initiative Funding in Scotland

Posted: September 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm

Creative Scotland administers the Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI) programme which intends to: Create access to high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0 – 25 yrs, particularly for those that would not normally have the chance to participate. Enable young people to achieve their potential in or through music making. Support […]

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ASDA Foundation grants available but you’ll need to be quick

Posted: September 26, 2014 at 9:53 am


Next time you’re in ASDA with a trolley load of groceries consider that you may be able to get something back for your project. ASDA say that they are ‘committed to developing stronger better connected communities across the UK, targeting the key social issues affecting local communities’. The next deadline is 30th September though another will […]

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Funding for Group Music Making Activities

Posted: September 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm


The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation, the charitable Trust established by the composer to encourage the music of the future, has announced that it is open for applications. Funding of between £500 and £4,000 is available for the development of group music making, especially involving young people. Because of the Trust’s link with a major composer, […]

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Headway Arts – Stars Trek 2014

Posted: September 16, 2014 at 12:30 pm

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On Thursday 18th September, Headway Arts will be doing their annual sponsored walk from Seaton Sluice to Blyth. They’ve called it their STARS TREK! If you would like to sponsor Headway Arts you can do it by text or online with your debit card / credit card / PayPal account. Details about donating are on […]

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50p for culture: How much is invested in your area? A National Campaign

Posted: September 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm


The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) is leading a campaign to safeguard and increase local authority investment in arts, museums and heritage.  The campaign brings together new research, data analysis and a website ( where residents in England can find out how much local authorities planned to invest in culture in their area in […]

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