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FLASH THE FUNDING E-LETTER FOR COMMUNITY and VOLUNTARY GROUPS IN EALING ISSUE 228 If you wish to read a Word version of this newsletter then click on the following link. http://www.ealingcvs.org.uk/documents/newsletters/flash%20228.doc 15 June 2011 1 Introduction 2 Changes to Awards for All 3 Youth Action Closing Date 24th June 4 The Alec Dickson Trust 5 Peter Cruddas Foundation 6 The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation 7 London Marathon Charitable Foundation Closing Date 31st August 8 Sita Trust Enhancing Communities Programme Next Closing Date 14th July Large Grants £10,001 to £50,000 9 The Drapers Charitable Fund 10 ACT Foundation 11 BBC Performing Arts Fund - Community Dance - Deadline: 12 July 2011 12 Items of Interest a) New Toolkit from Galop: Shining the light: 10 keys to becoming a trans positive organisation b) The Golden Jubilee Trust secondment 13 Unsubscribe 1 Introduction FLASH is produced by Ealing Community and Voluntary Service – to get information on funding and other items of interest out quickly to local groups. We welcome your comments, ideas and suggestions to improve our funding advice service. Free searches for funding can be carried out using Grantnet funded by Ealing Council http://www.grantnet.org.uk/index.html?pid=B3AA942B-C079-45CF-B973-B351745E5FE9 or Funding Central www.fundingcentral.org.uk . Some information for this newsletter is from Fit4funding newsletter. Website http://www.fit4funding.org.uk/ 2 Changes to Awards for All. The criteria for Awards for All have changed. It is now possible to apply for funding for repeat work as long as the project work has not been carried for at least 3 years. The maximum is now £10,000 during one year, this was previously 2 years. The pack has now been modified. The new pack is on the website www.awardsforall.org.uk 3 Youth Action Closing Date 24th June During 2011, UK Youth, together with Starbucks, will be rolling out a program called 'Youth Action' in major cities across the UK and Ireland. The program offers young people, who have ideas of how to improve their communities, the opportunity to access up to £10,000 seed funding and volunteer time from local Starbucks partners (employees) to help realise their ambitions. More information on the website. http://www.guardian.co.uk/starbucks-youth-action 4 The Alec Dickson Trust The Alec Dickson Trust supports individuals and groups of young people who are able to demonstrate that through volunteering or community service they can enhance the lives of others, particularly those most marginalised by society. Funding of up to £500 is available to help young people to run a project in their local area anywhere in the UK that involves local volunteers. The trustees meet twice a year. More information and the application form are on the website. http://www.alecdicksontrust.org.uk/ 5 Peter Cruddas Foundation The Foundation gives priority to programmes designed to help disadvantaged young people to pursue their education (including vocational) and more generally develop their potential whether through sport or recreation, voluntary programmes or otherwise. Preference will be given to the support of projects undertaken by charitable organisations for the benefit of such people, but consideration will also be given in appropriate circumstances to applications for individual support. Current strands Pathways/support for young disadvantaged or disaffected people into education, training or employment Crime diversion schemes Work experience/skills projects for young people Mentoring of young people in London General youth work in London Application form and guidance are on the website. http://www.petercruddasfoundation.org.uk/about.htm 6 The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation The objects of The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation are to promote culture, heritage and the arts for the public benefit. As well as providing Musical Theatre scholarships, the Trustees welcome applications to support projects in the areas of culture, heritage and the arts and will consider funding towards projects that make a real and ongoing difference to people’s lives. Eligibility criteria are on the website. http://www.andrewlloydwebberfoundation.com/funding-projects/our- projects.html 7 London Marathon Charitable Foundation Closing Date 31st August London Marathon Ltd is wholly owned by the London Marathon Charitable Trust and is responsible for organising the Virgin London Marathon, adidas Half Marathon, Bupa London 10000, Standard Chartered Great City Race and the adidas Women’s 5km Challenge. It’s income comes from sponsorship, marketing, advertising, entry fees, TV etc. and after costs 100% of its surplus is handed to The London Marathon Charitable Trust which then awards grants to recreational projects mainly in London. The amount of the surplus handed over to the Charitable Trust in 2009/2010 was £4.6m which is more than any other Marathon makes anywhere in the world. Guidance notes and application form are on the website. http://www.virginlondonmarathon.com/marathon- centre/marathon-centre/the-london-marathon-charitable-trust/ 8 Sita Trust Enhancing Communities Programme Next Closing Date 14th July Large Grants £10,001 to £50,000 Projects need to be within 3 miles of a Sita UK waste processing station eg Hayes and 10 miles of a landfill site. Not all the borough is eligible. There is a postcode checker on the website. http://www.sitatrust.org.uk/postcode-checker Projects in the following categories can be supported: • Community facilities • Historic buildings or structures (Grade I listed places of worship and historic buildings or structures with an appropriate designation (Grade A in Scotland), see notes later) • Sport and recreation facilities http://www.sitatrust.org.uk/community-funding 9 The Drapers Charitable Fund This fund provides grants under £10,000 for registered charities working with the homeless, people under the age of 25 who are excluded, prisoners, the elderly and disabled adults. Most programmes are open to Ealing groups. It is important to check the guidelines because some strands eg homelessness are for Inner London only. The trustees meet 4 times a year, October, Janyary, April and July. More information about the application process is on the website. http://www.thedrapers.co.uk/Charities/Grant-making-trusts/The-Drapers-Charitable-Fund.aspx 10 ACT Foundation Provides grants for registered charities that enhance the quality of life for people in need, especially those focused on mentally and/or physically disabled people. There are no minimum or maximum grant amounts and funding can be used for building modifications, equipment such as mobility aids and financial assistance for things like short-term respite breaks. Trustees meet 4 times a year. The dates of the meetings are not published. Application is by letter. There is guidance on the website about what to include in the letter. Further information is on the website http://www.theactfoundation.co.uk/ 11 BBC Performing Arts Fund - Community Dance - Deadline: 12 July 2011 The BBC Performing Arts Fund is accepting applications for community dance projects. The scheme has up to £200,000 to award, with grants of £500 - £5,000 available. Applications are welcomed from groups working across the UK with all age groups and dance styles. More information on the website. http://www.bbc.co.uk/performingartsfund/grants 12 Items of Interest a) New Toolkit from Galop: Shining the light: 10 keys to becoming a trans positive organisation Drawing on the research and responses to the Shine project over the past two years of engagement amongst trans spectrum people, this resource is aimed at LGBT and mainstream organisations who want to make their organisation truly inclusive for trans people. A comprehensive document, it examines a wide range of challenges and gives clearly defined practical suggestions on how to make your organisation more trans-inclusive - from employment practices and terminology, to projects, services and lobbying work. www.galop.org.uk/shine b) •The Golden Jubilee Trust secondment: The Golden Jubilee Trust, set up by the John Lewis Partnership, gives staff and Partners the opportunity to be released on full pay to work with a charity in their area. Secondments can be from one week to six months, depending on what the job requires. Partners can apply, through a competitive process, to work with a charity that is known to them or the branch. However, charities can also submit their details to John Lewis and the request can be advertised on the internal website to see if a Partner wishes to take up the request. To find out more or register a secondment opportunity go to the Golden Jubilee Trust website. http://www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk/Display.aspx?&MasterId=302088b7-fc0b-4b0c-b0d3- fe2389abdbca&NavigationId=624 12 Unsubscribe If you no longer wish to receive Flash please send an email with unsubscribe in the title and please give the name of your organisation.
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