Funding support for the third sector

Posts by jon matthews

Nineveh Charitable Trust

They support a broad range of UK-based projects and activities of benefit to the General Public, with an emphasis on promoting better understanding of the countryside. Past grants have ranged from £500 to £10k. Multi year grants are also given. More info on their website    

Strategic Legal Fund

The SLF supports strategic legal work in the UK which benefits vulnerable young migrants. They define this as: Migrants or the children of migrants, Who are under 25, Who are living in poverty, and Who face significant disadvantage or discrimination in connection with their (or their parents’) migration status. The SLF funds strategic legal work in any area of […]

The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundatio...

The Foundation provides funding to a broad range of UK-registered charities working to support or improve the lives of recipients through art, healthcare, literature, music and theatre. The Trustees give priority to projects where their donation can make a difference and can progress the Charity’s initiative. There is a broad remit and all applications will be […]

Small Charities Coalition

The Small Charities Coalition have lots of really useful guides, toolkits and resources covering topics such as Monitoring and Evaluation, Accounts & Finance, Campaigning, legal and fundraising Joining the Small Charities Coalition entitles you to a range of benefits. Membership is free and open to any UK-based charity with an annual income of under £1 […]

Terrible pieces of social media advic...

Ideas from ‘You need to be on every single social network’. Especially if you have limited time and resources! Don’t spread yourself too thin by trying to maintain an active presence on every single social media site. Research and learn about the makeup of the audience that populates each social network so you can figure out where […]

Making your Charity shop work

I came across this useful blog fro NCVO today about how to make the best use of your charity shop.

Coca-Cola Foundation

Community Support Application Guidelines All requests for community support in the form of grants or sponsorships for consideration by The Coca-Cola Company, The Coca-Cola Foundation or any of its affiliated regional foundations must be submitted through their online application system. Those proposals meeting specific guidelines, and further our strategic goals and objectives, will be considered […]

Why applications Fail

Below are the main reasons why applications fail and some suggestions to help your application avoid the bin! Eligibility Is your organisation eligible? Check things like: Status Non-charity – many funders only fund charities The may excluded specific group such as Umbrella bodies or only fund National / Local groups Powers and activities Check your […]

Lottery – new Digital Fund

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that it will be launching a new Digital Fund on 22nd October to offer dedicated digital funding support to the sector. The move is a key step in delivering the Fund’s digital ambitions outlined in its ‘Supporting Charities and Community Organisations Strategy’ and follows recognition that more could be done to […]

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Lloyds have slightly changes their Enable/Invest programme; now offering slightly larger grants and defining the groups they want to priorities: Dependency, Asylum Seekers, Care leavers, Domestic abuse, Homeless, Learning disability, Mental Health, Offending, Sexual abuse, trafficking and young  parents Is it a really good programme and comes with their Enhance support package providing consultant […]

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