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Funder Q+A – Sir Robert McAlpine via ActionFunder

  • Start: 1st July, 2022 @ 12:30PM
  • End: 1st July, 2022 @ 1:00PM
  • Online Event

About this event

The London Strong Foundations Grants, launched by Sir Robert McAlpine, are looking to support projects that drive positive change and generate impact in their local communities.

Rather than applying direct to the funder, applications should be made through the ActionFunder platform. On ActionFunder you apply to funds by creating projects. These are automatically submitted to all relevant funds on the platform

In this session we will be hearing from the ActionFunder team to find out:

  • What sort of projects the funder is looking to support
  • How to set up an ActionFunder account
  • How you can maximise your chance of success

You will also have a chance to ask your questions, and network with other organisations.

If you are unable to attend, but have a question you would like to ask, please let us know at info@communitysouthwark.org.

About Sir Robert McAlpine and the fund

Sir Robert McAlpine is a family-owned construction and civil engineering company, founded in 1869. In 2020, they launched the Strong Foundations Grant, aimed at supporting small charities and community organisations in and around their sites and offices.

Through this programme grants of up to £5,000 are available, with priority areas being:

  • Education and employment
  • Climate and nature
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Neighbourhood
  • Sustainable consumption & production

This grant is for the London area, and they particularly welcomes applications from inner London boroughs including Southwark. It is open to registered charities, social enterprises and community groups, including informal organisations.

Deadline for applications is 20th July 2022.

About ActionFunder

Sick of endless funding applications? ActionFunder is the funding platform connecting you with like-minded businesses to secure funding, quick and easy. ActionFunder automatically submits your applications to all relevant funds on the platform, increasing your chances of winning funding with no extra effort. This frees you up to concentrate on the important stuff – identifying the solution & delivering the action.

  • Sign up and set up your organisation profile
  • ActionFunder matches your organisation with grant funding opportunities
  • Apply by uploading a project and showcase in writing or video what your organisation can do for your community
  • You’ll be notified when you’re offered funding

Community Southwark membership

This event is open to Community Southwark members only. Any organisation or individual living or delivering work in Southwark can become a member for free, and registration is quick and simple on our website.

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