Welcome to our February 2018 Income Generation & Funding Bulletin!
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In this month's Income Generation bulletin find out about issues making the news from the sector and upcoming funding opportunities and deadlines, including the following opportunities:
The Community Investment programme is a large grants scheme for projects costing over £5,000 and starting from August 2018. There's a two-stage application process, with an initial expression of interest. The Community Engagement programme is a small grants scheme, for projects up to £5,000. Your projects should help to achieve the aims of its 3 priority themes:
• Strong, Resilient Communities: connecting, enabling and strengthening communities (of place and of interest) in north Southwark
• Positive Ageing: reducing isolation and increasing wellbeing amongst north Southwark’s older residents
• Levelling the Playing Field: supporting population groups disproportionately experiencing social and economic disadvantage.
Deadlines: Community Investment: EOI – 29 March 2018 (noon)
Community Engagement 29 March 2018 (noon)
Comic Relief - Core Strength
Locally-led and based organisations can apply for grants of £1,000 to £10,000 to support organisational overheads and their development. Your work should fit within the following funder’s priorities: Connected communities, Productive communities, Empowered communities. Your annual income in the last financial year should be £100,000 or under.
Deadline: 26 February 2018 (5pm)
BBC Children in Need - Small Grants
Grants for community organisations working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect; any kind of disability; behavioural or psychological difficulties; living in poverty or situations of deprivation. Projects can can apply for up to £10,000 per year for up to 3 years for projects.
Deadline: 1 March 2018
People's Postcode Lottery grants
Grants of up to £2,000 (constituted groups) and £20,000 (registered charities) are available for projects that focus on the following areas: Employability & skills development programmes; Promotion of human rights through combatting discrimination; Poverty prevention. Involves a two-stage application process, with a short stage 1 Expression of Interest (EOI).
Deadline – EOI: 14 February 2018
Love your Funders 2018 - 14 February
Want to know more about what funding is out there? How to save money? What funders look for in an application? What funders priorities are? How to diversify your income? Come and find out! There will be a panel discussion on key funding issues and the event offers a great opportunity to meet and chat with funders!