Tagged with voluntary and community arts groups

Funding: Wiltshire Community Area and Youth Grants

Community area grants offer up to £5,000 of capital funding for local community projects. Applicants are encouraged to discuss their project with their local Community Engagement Manager before making an application. More details by scrolling down the website page here. The community area boards also have funding allocated to provide activities for young people aged 13-19 … Continue reading

Networking: Volunteer Managers Forum

A new forum for the sector has been established with the support of Wessex Community Action. 25 Charitable organisations came together for the inaugural meeting in June and collectively agreed some initial objectives and actions: To bring in experts that organisations on their own can’t access, as well as utilising experts from within the forum. Networking – making links and contact with each … Continue reading

Resource: Measuring impact and value – a tool and guide from the Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a tool to help charities monitor and measure their impact. Designed for small and medium-sized charities, community groups and voluntary organisations, the National Lottery Community Fund has released the new index tool of existing outcome frameworks and indicators as an open resource for the sector. The National Lottery Community … Continue reading

Funding: The John Lewis Foundation

The John Lewis Foundation provides grants to charitable organisations of around £10,000 and only offers support for programmes and projects that occur within, and benefit communities that support, the John Lewis + Partners business. More information on the Foundation’s website.

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

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