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Funding: Wessex Youth Trust

The next deadline for applications to the Wessex Youth Trust is 1 May 2018.  The Trust awards grants to registered charities (including schools and PTAs) that help, support and advance the wellbeing of disadvantaged children and young people up to the age of 21 years. Applications from self-help organisations and charities requiring seed corn funding … Continue reading

Funding: The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a registered charity which was established to provide both research and project funding in the area of learning disability and to aid the care and relief of those affected by learning disability. The Trust consider under learning disability the conditions generally referred to as severe learning difficulties, together with … Continue reading

Networking: Alternative music providers network

Networking: Alternative music providers network

This session run by Wiltshire Music Connect is for you if you are running music projects, organisations and activities for young people aged up to 18 in independent, community and non-school settings in Wiltshire. Date: 15 January 2018 Time: 4 to 6pm Location: Devizes Town Hall There’s a wide range of organisations and individuals supporting a wealth of … Continue reading

Funding: Youth Music

Funding: Youth Music

Youth Music, England’s largest children’s music charity, which provides funding for music-making projects, has announced new application deadlines for its grant making programme. Grants are available to fund developmental music-making projects for children and young people up to the age of 25 and including early years (0 – 5) as well as projects that support … 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: Foyle Foundation Schools Library Programme

State funded schools as well as dedicated schools that do not have or want to improve their libraries can apply for funding through the Foyles Foundation Schools Library Programme. This programme recognises that there is no statutory requirement for schools to have a library and that many school libraries are in a desperate situation through … Continue reading

Funding: Wolfson Foundation Secondary Education Programme

Funding: Wolfson Foundation Secondary Education Programme

The Wolfson Foundation has announced that the next stage 1 application deadline for funding through its Secondary Education Programme is the 10th January 2018  Through its Secondary Education Programme high-achieving state-funded and independent schools and sixth form colleges can apply to the Foundation for funding for capital or equipment projects relating to the teaching of science … Continue reading

Funding: The Ernest Cook Trust Grants Programme

Funding: The Ernest Cook Trust Grants Programme

Schools, charities and not for profit organisations wishing to encourage young people’s interest in the countryside and the environment, the arts or aiming to raise levels of literacy and numeracy can apply for funding to the Ernest Cook Trust (ECT).     The Trust operates two grant making programmes: The small grants programme (under £4,000) … Continue reading

Participatory textile artist seeks further experience and shadowing opportunities working with school groups

I have a background in Costume and as a seamstress and attended a ‘Community Arts’ training course some years ago. Since then I have attended a short teaching course, have some experience of working with children and wish to build on this by offering textile workshops for children and young people. I’m now looking to gain further experience … Continue reading