Posted in October 2017

Funding: Social Investment Business Reach Fund

Charities and Social Enterprises who require support to become ‘investment ready’ can now apply to the £4 million Social Investment Business Reach Fund. The programme provides grants of between £5,000 and £15,000 to charities and social enterprises operating in England to help them raise social investment. To apply for a grant through the Reach Fund … Continue reading

Funding: Arts Awards Access Fund

The Arts Award Access Fund is due to re-open for applications on the 29th January 2018. The next deadline for applications to the Arts Award Access Fund is 5pm on 2 March 2018. Grants of £100 to £1500 are available to Arts Award centres in England that are working with young people for whom access … Continue reading

Funding: BlueSpark Foundation

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to BlueSpark Foundation. BlueSpark is particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team … Continue reading

Resource: B&Q community re-use scheme

B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all stores. The scheme is in place to donate unsellable products and materials for re-use by local schools, other educational institutions and community groups, for the benefit of the local community and the environment. These items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used or disposed … Continue reading

Fabric of Life blog 7 – come and see the finale

Fabric of Life blog 7 – come and see the finale

The Fabric of Life project is a young people’s project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in which the participants have looked at the history of fashion as a form of identity with particular focus on gender and sexuality. Forty five young people from Bradford on Avon, Chippenham, Salisbury and Trowbridge have engaged with the … Continue reading

Training: The Art of Wellness – Visual Arts and Health; an online Arts and Health Course with the University of Tasmania

Learn how visual art practices are used in expressive therapies, community healthcare initiatives, and enhancing community health benefits. This free, short course from the University of Tasmania takes students around 6 hours to complete. The Art of Wellness: Visual Arts and Health explores personal and community health and wellness strategies using visual arts media. Each online module … Continue reading