Tagged with Communities

Funding: The Allen Lane Foundation

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations that benefit seven particular groups: Asylum seekers and refugees Gypsies and Travellers Migrant communities Offenders and ex-offenders Older people People experiencing mental health problems People experiencing violence or abuse Maximum grant is £15,000, with the average grant size around £5,000-£6,000. While recognising (and … Continue reading

Funding: The GLL Community Foundation

The GLL Community Foundation helps local projects with funding, facilities and support that encourages people to be active, to learn and to play together. Projects could include organising a sports tournament or improving a community library to creating a new sports league or revamping a children’s playground. GLL is offering up to £5,000 worth of … Continue reading

Resource: Setting up new groups

Resource: Setting up new groups

When you are thinking about setting up a new group, it can be easy to get bogged down worrying about paperwork and formalities. Equally, it can cause problems later if you don’t put a few basic things in place to make sure your group is set up in a way that will work best for … Continue reading

Opportunity: Public Art Commission for Fern Hill Gardens Residential Development, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Bellway Homes (South West) in partnership with Studio Response have identified an opportunity for the inclusion of art in the public realm within Fern Hill Gardens residential development’s public open space. We seek either an established or early career artist or artist groups who can provide community engagement and permanent artworks in response to the … Continue reading

Funding: Bright Ideas Fund for community businesses

The Bright Ideas Fund supports new community business ideas through the start-up and planning stages with tailored business support, to the implementation stage with grants of up to £15,000. The current round is open and will close on Tuesday 9 April 2019. There will be additional funding rounds in: • August – September 2019, • February … Continue reading

Resource: Research on benefits of arts to health and wellbeing

Resource: Research on benefits of arts to health and wellbeing

The Culture Health & Wellbeing Alliance collates research and this month they bring research into: arts activities and mental wellbeing, allotment gardening, reading groups, galleries, and community group membership. Their monthly research corner is now curated in partnership with both the Royal Society for Public Health’s Special Interest Group for Arts, Health and Wellbeing, and the … Continue reading

Training: Wessex Community Action have a range of training for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Training: Wessex Community Action have a range of training for Voluntary and Community Organisations

Wessex Community Action (WCA) have a range of training available for the voluntary and community sector groups and organisations. These include sessions on Effective Fundraising, Effective Communication, How to Write for Websites, Blogging for the Voluntary Sector and much more. If you need training and don’t see what you need do get in contact with WCA … Continue reading