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Funding: MaxLiteracy Awards 2018/19

These awards are available to galleries, museums and visual arts organisations in England who are keen to collaborate with creative writers and schools to inspire literacy and creative writing. Three MaxLiteracy Awards of £7,000 are available to support gallery settings to undertake dedicated literacy and creative writing programmes and develop new resources for MaxLiteracy. Inspiration can be … 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 large grants programme (grants … Continue reading

Funding: Finnis Scott Foundation Grants

Funding: Finnis Scott Foundation Grants

Grants are available of between £500 and £10,000 to UK charities and individuals in the areas of horticulture and plant sciences, as well as fine art and art history. Funding can be used for both capital and revenue projects. Preference is given to making grants to smaller charities where the grant would have a significant impact. … Continue reading

Funding: Simon Relph Memorial Bursary

Simon Relph was a distinguished producer and enthusiastic supporter of new filmmakers and new voices. As Chairman of BAFTA he was a passionate advocate of the academy and his passion was critical to the profile and growth of independent British cinema. He opened many doors and worked tirelessly to create the necessary infrastructure to support new … Continue reading

Funding: B&Q Community Re-Use Scheme

DIY store B&Q operates a community re-use scheme through all its branches across the UK. The scheme donates 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. All items are donated on the understanding that they will be re-used … Continue reading

Funding: The WHSmith Trust Community Grants

Funding: The WHSmith Trust Community Grants

The WHSmith Trust is an independent registered charity that aims to support good causes in the local communities where WHSmith operates, and also to promote literacy and a love of reading. With the introduction of the new WHSmith Community Grants, the WHSmith Trust is now offering grants of up to £500 to voluntary organisations and … Continue reading

Funding: EMI Music Sound Foundation funding for schools to purchase musical equipment

Funding: EMI Music Sound Foundation funding for schools to purchase musical equipment

The EMI Music Sound Foundation’s Instrument and/or Equipment Awards re-opened for applications in April 2018. Schools, teachers and individuals in full time education in the UK, that wish to purchase musical instruments and equipment can apply for funding of up to £1,500. The Foundation also funds courses and training opportunities for music teachers who work within schools. … Continue reading

Funding: BBC Children in Need Main Grant Programme

Funding: BBC Children in Need Main Grant Programme

The next closing date for applications to the BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme is the 13 September 2018. Grants of over £10,000 per project are available to not for profit organisations that work with young people who are experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any kind of disability Behavioural or psychological difficulties … 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: The Foundation Small Grants Programme, Wiltshire Community Foundation

Funding: The Foundation Small Grants Programme, Wiltshire Community Foundation

The Foundation Small Grants Programme will support projects which will make a sustained impact in the lives of disadvantaged people in Wiltshire and Swindon. Grants are available for organisations with an income of less than £50,000. Applicants must demonstrate that the majority of people benefitting from the grant experience disadvantage either economically, socially, geographically or … Continue reading