Funding support for the third sector

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 th [...]

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 furt [...]

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 activiti [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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