Tagged with voluntary and community arts groups

Networking: Culture Café, Chippenham

The Chippenham Culture Café now takes place on the last Friday of the month at The Cause, The Causeway, Chippenham from 5 to 7pm. The next date is Friday 26 October 2018 and gives you an opportunity to stay for the Cause live music café. The Culture Café is for anyone interested in the arts and cultural events … Continue reading

Funding: B & Q Waste Donation Scheme

Schools, charities and community groups can apply for products and waste materials through the B&Q Waste Donate Scheme. B&Q operates this Scheme through all of its stores within the UK. B&Q donates products and waste materials they haven’t been able to sell for re-use such as slightly damaged tins of paint, off-cuts of timber, odd … Continue reading

Funding: BlueSpark Foundation

Schools, colleges and community groups in England can apply for grants to BlueSpark Foundation to support the education and development of children and young people through educational, cultural, sporting and other projects. BlueSpark is particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young … Continue reading

Funding: Grow Wild Youth Project Funding

Young people aged 14 – 25 can apply for grants of up to £500 to fund creative projects that will raise awareness about the importance of UK native wildflowers and fungi. The aim is to reach and inspire other people in schools, youth groups or within their community. Applicants can use visual art, music, poetry, … Continue reading

Resource: Income diversification planner, NCVO

Members of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) can access a three-step DIY tool to explore realistic options in diversifying your organisation’s income and create an action plan to get there. More details here. NCVO membership is free for organisations with an annual income under £30,000.