Posted by Meril Morgan

Funding: The Fore

The Fore is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. Unrestricted grants of up to £30,000 over one to three years and access to business expertise are available to any UK registered charity, social enterprise or community interest company with an annual income less … Continue reading

Funding: The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation

The Sylvia Waddilove Foundation is provides grants to charities for: Education projects (organic farming, animal husbandry, veterinary science, animal welfare and animal surgery) The visual and performing arts The preservation of buildings of architectural or historical significance The accommodation of those in need Medical research The relief of disability and severe illness More details online. … Continue reading

Funding: The Donald Forrester Trust

The Donald Forrester Trust target their support where they believe it is most needed and are increasingly look towards UK registered charities that are dependent upon volunteer support and a small amount of money will go a long way. The Trust also favours organisations where both overheads and fund raising costs are kept to a minimum. Grants are made twice yearly … Continue reading

Funding: The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest … Continue reading

Resource: Measuring up impact self assessment

Measuring up by NCVO Charities Evaluation Services is a free, step-by-step self-assessment tool that allows you to review and improve your organisation’s impact practice – that is, the way you plan, evidence, communicate and learn from the difference that your work makes. Source: NCVO

Opportunity: Choir Leader, Sing at Work, Bristol

We are looking for a talented conductor and vocalist to lead choirs in Bristol workplaces. Employment is offered on a part-time, freelance basis, with most choir placements consisting of one-hour lunchtime or after work rehearsals on a weekly basis. The successful applicant will join our exceptional team of ‘Artists in Residence’. Sing at Work is … Continue reading