Training: Running Writing Workshops

Learn how to design, launch and run your own writing groups and workshops with this 6-week online course from the Professional Writing Academy. Starts 21st January 2019 Do you want to start a writing group or run a workshop — whether for creative writers focused on the craft of writing, for professionals using writing as a … Continue reading

Training: Practitioner Certificate Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes (CWTP) for Therapists

The Metanoia Institute is offering a new Practitioner Certificate through a course that looks at applications and ways of working with writing and creativity, and how these might contribute to therapists’ existing practice, or in their own creative and reflective process and self-care. Starts 15 March 2019 Visit their website to find out more: http://www.metanoia.ac.uk/programmes/special-interest/practitioner-certificate-creative-writing-for-therapeutic-purposes-cwtp-for-therapists/ Source … Continue reading

Funding: Calor Rural Community Fund

Calor Rural Community Fund offers rural off grid communities the chance to gain funding for projects that will improve local life. Applications for funding are divided into three categories: £1,000, £2,500 and £5,000. There are 5 x £5,000 grants, 6 x £2,500 grants and 10 x £1,000 grants available to off-grid community projects. Funding applied … Continue reading

Funding: Morrison’s Foundation

Charities registered in the UK can apply for grants from the newly established Morrison’s Foundation. The Foundation is looking to award approximately £2 million a year for community projects that improve people’s lives. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and there is no specific grant amount that can be applied for but applicants must … Continue reading

Funding: BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme

Funding: BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme

Charities and not for profit organisations such as schools; registered charities; voluntary organisations; churches; and community interest groups; etc. can apply for grants of up to  and including £10,000 per year for up to three years through the BBC Children in Need Small Grants programme. Grants are given to projects working with children and young … Continue reading

Funding: Youth Music

Funding: Youth Music

  Youth Music’s grants programme provides funding for music-making projects in England. It is made up of three separate funds: Fund A offers small grants (£2,000 to £30,000) for high quality music-making projects and involves a simple application process. Deadline: 5pm,  Friday 5th April 2019. Fund B offers medium-sized grants (30,001 – £150,000 per year for … Continue reading

Funding: The Ironmongers’ Company

Funding: The Ironmongers’ Company

The Ironmongers’ Company has grants available of up to £10,000 to registered charities to support projects that provide opportunities for disadvantaged children and young people to fulfill their potential. Projects must meet all of the following criteria: Be for children and young people under the age of 25 who are disadvantaged Include educational activities that … Continue reading

Funding: The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund – for research and project funding in the area of learning disability

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a registered charity which was established to provide both research and project funding in the area of severe learning difficulties, including autism for both children and adults. Grants are made to cover capital projects and core costs to include staff costs, general running and office costs at charitable organisations, … Continue reading