News: Sector News

The Great British Spring Clean Grant

19th February

Rotherham Federation of Communities are offering £200 per group to help bring the community together and clean up your local area.

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ASDA Foundation – Significant Local Community Projects

19th February

Capital grants are available to charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK for local charitable projects and activities that benefit the wider community, address local needs and make a significant difference to the local community.

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Architectural Heritage Fund Launches £7 million Heritage Impact Fund

18th February

The Fund offers tailored, flexible loans of between £25,000 and £500,000 for up to three years to charities, social enterprises and community businesses that want to acquire, reuse or redevelop historic or architecturally important buildings in the UK.

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Business meets VCS Event 2019

18th February

Local businesses came together to meet partner organisations from Rotherham’s voluntary and community sector to make connections and explore how they can work together. 

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Funding to Promote Local Community Swimming in 2019

18th February

The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community.

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Allen Lane Foundation – Social Cohesion

18th February

A new programme aimed at making communities more inclusive. No amounts are given, but the Tust commonly gives grants of a few thoudand pounds, with very few above £10,000.

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Free Trees – Octopus Energy

18th February

Do you have community space in need of some trees? Octopus Energy are donating 10,000 native saplings across the UK, free.

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Help to Save Scheme for those on low incomes

18th February

The aim of the scheme is to help working customers who are in receipt of Working Tax Credits or Universal Credit to plan and prepare for the future, by offering a bonus of up to 50p for every £1 saved over a 4 year period, leading to a potential tax free bonus of £1200 by the end of the accounts life.

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Cyber Security on a Budget

14th February

With the ever rising use of cloud systems, online database and digital information, it’s important for charities no matter the size to ensure their cyber security is at its best.

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Guide to effective telephone fundraising published by IoF

14th February

The Institute of Fundraising has published a guide to help charities use the telephone effectively for fundraising.

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